Archive for June, 2010

The Emperor and Empress

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

As part of our LOTE Day celebration, students used colorful papers to make their own version of the Emperor and Empress of Japan. This idea came from a display of student work in a shopping arcade in Japan. Please feel free to comment. We’d love to hear from you . . . . . . […]

It’s One Year!

Friday, June 11th, 2010

This blog, “Beyond The Mount” has been operating for just over one year. In that time, we have had 556 visitors from various places around the world. That means that over 500 people now know where Derrinallum P-12 College is and they have seen the wonderful work done by the students of the college! The […]

Japanese Day

Friday, June 11th, 2010

What a wonderful day! The students had lots of fun taking part in the various Japanese activities and trying out new things. you can see some more photos of our Japanese Day below:                     

Japanese Day

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

On Monday, sudents from Derrinallum College and Lismore Primary School joined together for a day of Japanese activities. The day commenced with a demonstration of KENDO by Gary and Pete from the Ballarat Kendo Club. The students then broke into groups and took part in activities including a kendo workshop, making hachi maki (headbands), exploring […]