The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

WE ARE future-oriented

WE ARE future-oriented

Grace C (Year 10), Chief Contributor June 22, 2022

Edited by Peter Z (Year 12)    As a current Year 10 student, I can attest that in these exciting times for our year group, there has been one topic of discussion on the tips of everyone's tongues...

Change the Date and the Flag!!!

Change the Date and the Flag!!!

Vanshi B (Year 12) and Peter Z (Year 12) June 22, 2022

When you see the Australian flag flying high and proud, dancing vibrantly in the wind, what does it mean to you? Is it a symbol of freedom, of the great southern land? Do you feel a sense of Australian...

The Student in Student Voice

The ‘Student’ in Student Voice

Ellina G (Year 10), Chief Contributor June 15, 2022

A buzzword uttered at almost every assembly; ‘Student Voice’ is the new trend in education. You hear it everywhere, from the executive team to the new college student newspaper! Empowering students...

Assessments - How Much is too Much?

Assessments – How Much is too Much?

Grace C (Year 10), Chief Contributor June 14, 2022

Assessments (or culminating tasks) aren't something we, as students, are strangers to. Since the beginning of our Secondary School careers, we’ve gotten used to the way these tasks work. Four tasks per...

The Gender of Uniform

The Gender of Uniform

Grace C (Year 10) and Ellina G (Year 10) June 8, 2022

Numb, shaking fingers, full-body shivers, and a scratching feeling at the back of my throat. Only some of the effects of the latest insanely cold weather - and an even more insanely impractical uniform....

WE ARE Cancelling the HSC

WE ARE Cancelling the HSC

Peter Z (Year 12), Assistant Editor in Chief June 7, 2022

While I recognise that formal exams have an important place in education – being able to independently recall and regurgitate information is crucial to the development of more sophisticated knowledge,...

2022 Election Ads: A Pandemic of Cringe

2022 Election Ads: A Pandemic of Cringe

Dimitri N (Year 10) June 1, 2022

As it is only a few years until I will need to vote, I figured that I should start taking a closer look into the election process this year. I assumed that an easy and good way to do this would be by watching...

Food for Thought: Canteen Prices @ WCC

Food for Thought: Canteen Prices @ WCC

Abby T (Year 10), Chief Contributor June 1, 2022

Today, as our WCC school students peer over the canteen counter, clutching a few coins in pocket money, having less than a few dollars, this can mean the difference between a nutritious meal... or chicken...

What do you want to be when you grow up? 

What do you want to be when you grow up? 

Sophia W (Year 12), Assistant Editor in Chief May 25, 2022

High school will eventually come to an end. I know – shocking!  For you, that might be in a few years. For me, it’s in 122 days. But no matter how much longer you have, there will always be that...

Personality Prejudice

Personality Prejudice

Ellina G (Year 10), Chief Contributor May 18, 2022

Receiving a Year Leader position is an achievement. It is a huge compliment and a pure form of validation. The role itself opens a realm of possibilities within William Clarke – from allowing a direct...

The Pink Panther Bell

The Pink Panther Bell

Nicola D (Year 8) May 17, 2022

Edited by Jazz D (Year 12) Bells...Never have I thought such a simple sound would cause such commotion throughout WCC! The school year began with the familiar sound of bells gone, with no return in...

$60,000,000... a fair price?

$60,000,000… a fair price?

Peter Z (Year 12), Assistant Editor in Chief May 10, 2022

No doubt many have seen the Hills Shire Times’ February article that read: ‘Fresh $60m plans for Hills private school’.  Announced at the Term 1 Headmaster’s assembly, Dr Marsh presented to the...

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