SCHOOL CROSSING WHISTLE

SCHOOL CROSSING WHISTLE

As you will be aware, the Premier of Victoria announced that all people in Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire must wear a face mask from 11:59 pm on Wednesday 22 July.

As a result, School Crossing Supervisors have permission by Department of Transport not to use their whistle if they choose but instead use the word “WALK”.

LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL PROJECT

LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL PROJECT

Works alert – Utility relocation and site establishment works – JULY 2020

We are getting on with the job of removing the dangerous and congested Maroondah Highway level crossing in addition to building a new Lilydale train station.

Works to set up our construction site are underway, and we are now starting to relocate utilities. This works alert provides an overview of the construction activities that you may notice over the coming weeks commencing from Wednesday 1 July, 2020.

William Street East (Lilydale High School entrance)

  • Intermittent closure of car park spaces on William Street East (school) from July 2020
  • Pedestrian access will remain open
  • Access to all businesses on William Street East will be maintained
  • From July, works will continue to remove vegetation and install temporary fencing
  • Parents of students attending Lilydale High School are advised to use the basketballs courts at Melba Avenue to drop off students from July 2020

William Street West

  • During July utilities will be relocated in William St West with traffic disruptions and minor delays anticipated at the intersection with John Street
  • Intermittent closure of car park spaces during July 2020
  • Pedestrian access will remain open
  • Access to businesses will be maintained

John Street

  • From July, work will begin to construct a temporary construction worker car park and rail access route at 12 John Street
  • During July utilities will be relocated and service location works in John St will result in traffic disruptions, with minor delays anticipated between Cave Hill Road and William St East
  • Traffic management will be in place to facilitate the safe delivery of construction material and equipment using large trucks
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained with minor detours

Maroondah Highway Service Roads

  • From July, work will begin to relocate utility services with a combination of boring and trenching
  • Intermittent closure of some car parking spaces to enable the set-up of works
  • Pedestrian access will remain open
  • Access to all businesses on Maroondah Highway service roads will be maintained

LOCKERS – YEAR 7 TO 10 STUDENTS

LOCKERS – YEAR 7 TO 10 STUDENTS

Dear Parents/Carers and students

A more detailed email will be sent later today, however, please be advised that with Remote Learning beginning next Monday for students in Years 7 – 10, students will need a chance to collect their books and belongings from their lockers.

The times have been sent out to everyone this morning via text.

Tuesday – 10 am to 12 pm
Wednesday – 1 pm to 3 pm
Thursday – 2 pm to 4 pm
Friday – 9 am to 11 am

To reduce the number of people on site, can I ask that only students attend their lockers during these times.

If there are any concerns regarding these times, please call the School Office, 9735 5644.

Wendy Powson

MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL

MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL

Dear Parents and Carers

As announced by the Premier yesterday, due to the lock down, there will be five student free days from Monday July 13 to Friday July 17 for Year 7 to 10 students.

VCE, VCAL and students in Year 10 studying a VCE subject will return to school on Monday July 13.

An email to provide details will be sent.

It is very important that everyone follows the advice of the Chief Health Officer over the coming weeks to ensure we can get on top of the current situation.

Stay well, stay safe and please email via the school email address if needed.

Wendy Powson

Principal

RETURN TO SCHOOL ONSITE POLICY

RETURN TO SCHOOL ONSITE POLICY

Dear Parents and Carers

Thank you once again for the way in which you have worked with us over the past 7 weeks, everyone at LHS has appreciated your understanding, assistance and support during this time.

We welcomed the VCE students back on Tuesday 26 May; it was great to see them reconnecting with teachers and peers once again.

I have written to the Year 7 – 10 students, who will begin onsite learning on Tuesday 9 June, to explain some of the new protocols/processes that we have in place to ensure we are doing everything recommended by the Chief Health Officer in relation to COVID 19.

Attached is a policy developed in response to the current situation, please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

The teachers will be spending the rest of Term 2 assisting students to settle back into onsite learning, if you have any concerns contact the Sub Schools or Student Wellbeing Coordinators.

Kind regards

Wendy Powson
Principal

BUILDING WORKS UPDATE

STAGE 2 FUNDING

The Deputy Premier and Education Minister, James Merlino has announced Stage 2 Funding of 3.2 Million dollars for Lilydale High School. The Capital works ‘refurbishment of buildings’ will be for Junior School.

Zoology Centre and Administration Building Designs 

Frames going up for our NEW buildings!

LILYDALE LEVEL CROSSING

LILYDALE LEVEL CROSSING

Works alert – Vegetation removal, temporary lane closure and parking removal

This works alert provides an overview of the construction activities that you may notice from Monday 25 May, 2020.

The alert includes tree removal on William Street East (near to the Lilydale High School) and continuation of the test pile works in the Lilydale Station commuter car park.

William Street East

To allow construction work on the Maroondah Highway level crossing removal to continue safely, there will be changes to the on-street parking on William Street East near the Lilydale High School entrance.

Parking will be intermittently removed from June and parents are asked not to use this location from Term 3 onwards, as parking will be permanently removed from the school side of the road. Pedestrian access will remain open.

Parents of students attending the school are advised to use the stadium car park to drop off students from Term 3 onwards.

For more information on the project 200520_WA WK3 Vegetation Removal Maroondah v2

BACK TO SCHOOL DATES

BACK TO SCHOOL DATES

Dear Parents/Carers and Students

Children in Victorian government schools have been undertaking remote and flexible learning and care since the start of Term 2.

The Victorian government has announced that students, teachers and support staff can return to face-to-face teaching. This follows advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer.

The return to school will take place in two stages:

Tuesday 26 May – VCE & VCAL students
Tuesday 9 June – Year 7 to 10 students

To support all school staff to prepare for the transition, Monday 25 May will be a pupil-free day. This is important to enable the planning necessary to ensure the successful transition back to school can be completed.

Year 10 students studying a VCE OR VET SUBJECT

Those students who are in a ‘stand alone’ Year 10 VCE class (meaning there are only Year 10 students in the class), remote learning will continue until JUNE 9.

For those who are in a mixed VCE class (Year 10 and 11 students), where practicable, Year 10 students can attend the VCE class on site.  If it is not possible to find transport, the teachers will provide work on Compass until June 9 when all students return.

VET students

An email was sent to students on Friday 15 May from Mr Kogelman:

With the announcement from the Department of Education on the return to face-to-face teaching there may be some changes to the way that your VET course is delivered. Some courses will remain online for the duration of this term, while others will return to face-to-face teaching. 

More information about your course will be provided next week from your VET provider.

If you haven’t yet heard from the VET provider, please call them to clarify.

Those VET courses that take place at Lilydale High School (Animal Studies and VET Acting) will remain as remote classes at this stage. Mr Whitby and Ms Louis will advise you regarding any changes to this arrangement.

Wendy Powson
Principal

 

The Department’s latest advice on Coronavirus can be found at:

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

VIRTUAL SCHOOL TOUR

VIRTUAL SCHOOL TOUR

Lilydale High School welcomes prospective families to take the VIRTUAL TOUR of our school to see what Lilydale High School has to offer your son or daughter.

Parents and carers are also invited to phone the school on 9735 5644 for further information.

Wendy Powson
Principal

EXCELLENCE IN LEARNING, RESILIENCE IN LIFE, THRIVING IN COMMUNITY