Highfields State Secondary College!
With much excitement
and anticipation, Highfields State Secondary College welcomed the first
students on Tuesday, 27th January 2015. Since then it has been
a celebration of firsts…first day, parade, Swimming Carnival, Athletics
Carnival, Cross Country, ArTech Day, Student Leaders, P&C Meeting, Values
Certificates, exams, assignments, projects, clubs, sport, reports, Parent
Teacher Interviews... and the list goes on.
As a new school,
Highfields SSC catered for Year 7 and 8 students in 2015 with a new year
level being added each year until 2019 when the college will offer all year levels up to
Students are working
with highly skilled teachers in purpose built Junior Secondary facilities including
Industrial Technology and Hospitality spaces, Science laboratories, a media
room, Visual Art and Music spaces, a fantastic Resource Centre and welcoming
Stage 2 has now been completed and is ready for Senior
Secondary Students to commence Year 10 in the 2017 school year. Stage 2 includes state of the art facilities
in Performing and Visual Arts as well as Senior Industrial Technology and
Parents and Carers should note that Queensland students return to the
classroom on Monday, 23rd
January 2017. Please note that the HSSC office will be open from Monday,
16th to Friday 20th January.
Enrolments for 2017
are still being accepted. Students
seeking to enrol in Year 7, 8, 9 or 10 in 2017 should contact the College Office on
4614 7222 to collect a prospectus and arrange an enrolment interview.
The HSSC P&C will
be operating a uniform shop located in the Administration building next year from
the start of 2017. Uniforms are also
available from Hanna’s in Ruthven Street, Toowooomba. The prices will be the same at both stores. EFTPOS will be available. Please note that every student is expected to have at least one set of the formal uniform by Term 1, 2017. Note that the
entrance to the Uniform Shop is past the entrance to the office.
Opening hours of
the Uniform Shop are Tuesday mornings from 8-8:45am and Friday afternoons from 3:00-3:45pm during each term.
On behalf of the students and staff of Highfields State Secondary College, I
would like to wish you all an enjoyable and safe holiday and I look forward to
seeing our returning students and meeting all new students on Monday, 23rd