School’s out for summer forever
IT WAS the end of an era for year 12 students at Rochester Secondary College last week.
The 54 students celebrated the end of their schooling life with an assembly in front of family and friends on Tuesday.
As part of the occasion, they were dressed up in fancy costumes.
And although smiles could be seen on all the students’ faces, school captain Joe Atley said there was a tinge of sadness to the occasion.
‘‘It’s a bit sad that it’s all over I guess,’’ he said.
‘‘Everyone says they can’t wait to finish school but now that it’s actually finished, it’s a bit scary.’’
Fellow school Chapman agreed.
‘‘I’m very excited but also very nervous to be entering the real world,’’ she said.
The students will sit down for their written English exam tomorrow and Joe said he was feeling confident. captain Kailey
‘‘I’m not too worried. I’ve just got to get stuck into my study,’’ he said.
Principal Bernie Altmann congratulated this year’s crop of students for making it to the finish line.
‘‘This represents a wonderful milestone in their lives and is cause for celebration,’’ he said.
Year 12 students at Rochester Secondary College celebrated the end of school at a special assembly last week.