For the 83 teenagers, their 13 years of school are over.
To mark the end of the era, the junior students handed them specially written cards to wish them good luck on their post-school journey.
Helena College students from all levels also participated in the inter-house cross country and the annual walk through local bushland.
Yesterday the students and their teachers ate a breakfast prepared by the Year 11 food, science and technology students. The school’s graduation ceremony will be held at the college on November 29. Year 12 exams start November 1.