From the left – Mr Coles, Jurel Ortencio, Zoe Dekker, Pene Va, Alejandro Gonazalez, Raymon Tiu Ululeleta

On Thursday the 7th of May, Mr Coles and a group of students from HPSC competed in the Junior Battle of the Bands Competition.  Here is a recap of the day from one of the participants, Jurel Ortencio.

We successfully made it to the Battle of the Bands competition and unexpectedly won and got a trophy for an award.  It was a very exciting and nerve-racking experience. The competition was held at Cranbourne Secondary College and I cannot tell you the feeling of being up there on the stage in front of approximately 70-80 people  for this opportunity of a life time. We were the first performers of the day. I went with 5 amazing people, Mr Coles the marvellous music teacher, Pene Va the musical prodigy, Zoe Dekker the guitar genius, Raymon Tiu Ululeleta the dramatic drummer and last but not least Alejandro Gonzalez, the best and most chilled bass player in the universe. We participated in the Battle of the Bands competition because we wanted to represent our school and show them how awesome we are.  We were competing against the South East Victorian Region and had tonnes of fun. At the end of the day we were surprised that we won and we were ecstatic, and we were told a funny story of how Mr T had a dream about us winning and him telling all the teachers he passed. We are glad that we are a part of this school and hope we made our school proud. That day would have to be the best day of our lives.

Thank you to Mr Paul Coles who accompanied to students. The whole school community is incredibly proud of their achievement and wishes them best of luck in future competitions.