In her start-of-year speech, Shelford Girls' Grammar captain Florence Potter rallied her class to break the school into the top-10 VCE performers.
Georgia Nikolovski and Charlotte Smee don't only share a passion for drama, they also share a place among the top achieving Higher School Certificate students at Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts.
Balance and perspective are key to winning the HSC `marathon', Wollongong students say.
Successful early entry applications didn't stop Figtree High School's best HSC performers putting in the hard yards to achieve high results.
More than 50,000 students got their ATAR on Thursday, with some, like Henry Garing, "ecstatic" about their result.
A total of 55,482 students across the state got their ATAR today, with nearly one-third receiving 80.00 or more.
Parramatta Marist High is the big mover this year among the state's top HSC schools.
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Mount Scopus Memorial School in Burwood has emerged as the top VCE school for 2014.