It's been a bittersweet six months for Stawell Secondary College's year 12 students.
With two bouts of remote learning added to already what can be a high-pressure situation, the students let their hair down for one final day as they bid farewell.
With dress ups and costumes at the ready, the students participated in a school sleep over before a final breakfast with the teachers on Friday.
Then, it was time to leave.
Their first exam scheduled for November 10.
School co-captain Caitlyn Russell said she was nervous about the upcoming exams.
"Online hasn't been very good for my grades this year," she said.
"Me, wanting to go to uni, it's been difficult to start worrying about my scores and courses I want to get in to.
"I want to study nursing if I can get into university."
Miss Russell said the year had been hectic and chaotic.
"It's been unpredictable," she said.
"It's not the year 12 I would have hoped for.
"Even for our final day we didn't get to do as big of performance as we would have liked and everything was done via online.
"It's disappointing but for the year it's been it was still a nice way to end the year."
Miss Russell said if she was asked mid-way through the year what graduation looked like, she said she didn't think there would be one.
"The year certainly turned out a bit better than what I thought it was going to at about the half-way point," she said.
"We didn't know if we were going to get a graduation or a dinner."
Miss Russell said she was grateful for the teacher support she received all through the year.
"The teachers have been amazing," she said.
"They've worked so hard and most have families and a house to look after as well as trying to teach online.
"We are still going to have some classes leading into the exams as well to help with anything we don't feel comfortable with."
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