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1 Marryatville High School Issue 4 Term Issue 4 Term Newsletter In this issue Congratulations...2 SRC News...3 Co-Curricular Results...4 Old Scholars...4 NCCD...5 Music News...5 CanDance...9 Cross Country...9 English...10 SSSSA Touch Finals...11 Media Arts News...12 General Information...13 CRICOS Provider No: 00018A FROM THE PRINCIPAL Dear Parents, Caregivers, Staff and Students Student Free Day Tuesday 12 June 2018 was a Student Free Day, providing opportunity for staff to engage in a Professional Learning Program. In the morning, teachers worked in faculty groups with colleagues from nearby high schools to focus on collaborative moderation with respect to SACE and ACARA standards, whilst the afternoon had a focus on quality assessment task design Curriculum We are in the process of finalising the Curriculum for The Course Counselling process will begin in Term 3, and a range of exciting new curriculum options will be available for students to choose from. Uniform Whilst the vast majority of students comply with the Uniform Policy, there are a few still wearing inappropriate items of clothing. All students are required to fully comply with the policy when at school or on a school related activity. We have had a few occasions where students have presented notes to staff indicating they have parental permission to be out of uniform. This should only occur when there is a genuine reason. I seek your support in relation to attendance and uniform. Student Safety A designated area along Alnwick Terrace is a zone for student drop offs and pickups. In the interest of student safety, please use this space and refrain from entering staff car parks. We have also had concern raised that students playing on the oval are jumping the perimeter fence to retrieve balls. This practice is highly dangerous and as such, is prohibited due to the risk of serious injury. Please discuss this at home. Year 11 Production In Week 6 our Year 11 Drama students put on their production of Romeo and Juliet: Behind the Curtain. An array of very talented actors and dancers thoroughly entertained their audience. Congratulations to both staff and students on their fantastic efforts. Chamber Concert Week 6 also included the Chamber Concert presented by the Special Interest Music Centre, which was held at St John s Anglican Church. It was an uplifting evening of soloists, small and large ensembles performing classical repertoire to an exceptional standard. Congratulations to the students and staff involved. Professor Yong Zhao On 5 and 6 June, a number of staff and students attended a two day workshop with Professor Yong Zhao from the University of Kansas. This was the beginning of a network relationship with ten other Department schools. Yong challenged us to experiment with new approaches to teaching and learning. Yong sees three pillars as essential to changing the way we design learning experiences for young people in this new context: Personalisation, Product Orientated or Entrepreneurial Learning and using a global campus. We have discussed creating a verbally grouped Community Challenge subject, reviewing our Year 8 Community Project, introducing a Global Project at Year 9 and reviewing our PLP. We will keep you posted as we gain further clarity of our project. Term 2 Reports Term 2 student reports will be distributed to students on Friday 6 July Please take the time to read your child s report and discuss it with them. Last Day of Term Dismissal Friday 6 July We will continue with our usual practice of dismissing students at 2.30pm on the last day of Term 2. First Day of Term 3 Monday 23 July Pupil Free Days The remaining Pupil Free Days for 2018 are: 30 August Professional Learning Day 31 August School Closure (Royal Adelaide Show) Mr John Tiver Principal 170 Kensington Road, Marryatville South Australia 5068 P P (Music Centre) E 1

2 Congratulations JAMES MANNELLA COMPETES IN MEDITERRANEAN INTERNATIONAL CUP. After our arrival in Barcelona on the 24 March 2018 for the Mediterranean International Cup, we quickly settled into a routine to prepare for the tournament. We had two warm up games against Spanish sides CE Hospitalet and Sant Vincenc, where we were defeated 1-0 and 2-3 after leading 2 0 in the second game at half time. Although initially disappointed, these were not bad results considering we had travelled halfway across the world only 24 hours earlier. We then departed for Costa Brava the following day for the opening ceremony and the official start to the tournament. Our group consisted of Alphense Boys from Holland, Uno Sports from Japan and Maccabi Haifa Nahalal from Israel. We finished 3rd in our group and went on to play a consolation final against Maccabi Yafo from Israel where we lost 0-1 after dominating most of the game. We then played a friendly against Chelsea Academy from Columbia where we produced some of our best football of the tournament to win 3-1. For me personally, this experience has been an overwhelming success as I have learnt valuable skills both on and off the field that will help me to become a better footballer and person back home. James Mannella Year 9 Student COLONIAL FIRST STATE SPORTS BOOST! After much deliberation by our judges, the finalists for this year s Colonial First State Sports Boost have been selected. From hundreds of entries across 80 sporting disciplines and all states and territories, five junior elite athletes have been chosen as finalists. They are in the running to win the grand Sports Boost prize to help them in the pursuit of their sporting dreams. Congratulations to Amber Marshall who has been selected as one of the five finalists. Amber began playing tennis at the age of four and was competing in her first tournament at the age of seven. Since then she has consistently been ranked in the top two in Australia and is currently ranked #1 for her age group. Amber has represented Australia three times in as many years with her most recent being the Australia Open Juniors, where she made it through to the third round. Now that she s had a taste of the junior grand slams, her goal is to compete in all four Junior Grand Slams around the world. As finalists, they will all be awarded with an initial $2,000 to help them on their journey. The overall winner, as chosen by the public, will be crowned the 2018 Sports Boost Winner, taking home $20,000. Voting for your favourite finalist will automatically place you in the draw to win 1 of 10 FitBit Blaze watches! Get in quick as the voting period closes on the 8 July 2018 at 11:59pm AEST. For more information please follow the link below but be aware that if you wish to vote you will need to enter some personal information. VOTE NOW FOR AMBER. Mr Tony Byles Special Interest Tennis Coordinator Marryatville High School Newsletter I I Issue 44 I Term I Term

3 SRC News 2018 AUSTRALIA S BIGGEST MORNING TEA Scones, Jam and Cream! Wednesday 23 May was a busy time in the quadrangle with scones, jam and cream and hot chocolate for sale to raise funds for the Cancer Council, Australia s Biggest Morning Tea. Special thanks go to our dedicated SRC students, Year 10 Catering and Event Management students and staff who contributed to make this event such a success. Mr Dale Hoffman Director of Wellbeing 3

4 Co-Curricular Results Old Scholars CO CURRICULAR KNOCK OUT WRAP This term is the busy term for all for Knockout teams. Our 8-9 Boys Soccer team has had two wins as have the Open Boys. The Open Boys Football have made it through to the semi-final where they meet defending champions Henley High School. The Open Boys Badminton and Basketball teams are one win away from playing in the finals and shortly we have volleyball and more basketball. Our coaches and officials, mostly former participants in the programme, do a great job and are vital to the success of the Knockout programme as well as Saturday sports. Orienteering In May, we sent a team to the State Schools Championships at Para Hills. Congratulations to Isobel Richardson and Jeremy Patch who won their respective divisions. Mitchell Stephens, Kate Haythorpe, Rosie Pagram and Tom Webster- Arbizu did well, as did Imogen Longmire and Vi Canh Cao. Thanks to Ms Emma Cant and Jacque Stephens for transport and supervision. Sports Levy The Co-Curricular programme requires a substantial budget to provide officials, coaches and equipment as well as subsidising transport costs. Please make your payment online if you have not already done so. Sports Council I am looking at re-forming the Sports Council early next term. This group will consist of parents, staff and students and will meet once a term to discuss sport at the school, ways to move forward and recognising contribution to the programme. I am suggesting our meeting be held at Eden Park on Wednesday 8 August at If you are interested in being involved, please let me know via at or call on MARRYATVILLE OLD SCHOLARS RELAUNCH We are excited to announce that Marryatville Old Scholars will be holding a relaunch family fun-day event for past members of the school. It will involve touring the campus, a sausage sizzle and some live music. Old Scholars are welcome to bring their family and kids to show them where they were educated. Let Marryatville High School re-welcome you at Eden House. Where: Eden House When: 29 July 2018 Time: 11:00 am BYO: Chair or picnic rug, a salad to share and drinks. For any inquiries, please contact Marryatville Old Scholars by Facebook or Linkedin at Marryatville Old Scholars Please rsvp Mr Steve Heard Co-Curricular Coordinator Sebastian Isa President (Graduate Class 2017) 4

5 NCCD NATIONALLY CONSISTENT COLLECTION OF DATA ON SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY (NCCD) All schools are required to collect information about the number of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education (2005). From 2018, this data will be used as the basis for national funding. The NCCD involves the collection of: the number of students receiving adjustments to enable them to participate in education on the same basis as other students the level of adjustment provided to students student s type of disability if known Under the model, the definition of disability is broad and includes learning difficulties, health and mental health conditions. If your child is identified for inclusion in the Collection, the required information will be included in this year s data collection. The data collection period for 2018 is from 14 May to 3 August. If you have any questions about the data collection, please feel free to contact me on Further information can be found at: Mr Dale Hoffman Director of Wellbeing Music News MUSIC NEWS Music is Life! Choral Eisteddfod In June Marryatville High School entered eight choirs / ensembles into the Adelaide Eisteddfod Choral event, including a student run ensemble Sus4. The choirs continued their success of earlier in the year at the Generations in Jazz competitions with 1st place for Swingtones and 2nd place for Pops Vocal. The Concert Choir was awarded 1st place for the Large Choirs Open section and was handed the Boys Dawkins Memorial Shield for the 8th year in a row. Vocal Quartet Sus4 (Tasha Stevens, Jack Overall, Lynda Latu, Miles Farnan) won 1st place in the A Capella Ensemble section. The Choral Eisteddfod Award was again won, not by a single choir, but by the Marryatville High School Choral program. Adjudicator Carl Crossin once again praised Marryatville High School s choirs, but especially the Choral program itself, which builds up a culture of choral singing and continues to achieve great results. Small Choirs Open Chamber Choir 1st Place director: Mr Aldis Sils Pops Vocal 2nd Place director: Jason Hammond Large Choirs Open Boys Dawkins Memorial Shield Concert Choir 1st Place (8th consecutive year) director: Mr Aldis Sils Primary / Secondary Choirs Junior Choir 2nd Place director: Ms Katie Carey Male Voice Choirs Boys Choir 3rd Place director: Mr Aldis Sils Small Choirs Schools Swingtones 1st Place Girls Choir Honourable mention director: Ms Nerissa Pearce A Capella Ensembles Sus4 1st Place (Tasha Stevens, Jack Overall, Lynda Latu, Miles Farnan) 2018 Adelaide Eisteddfod Choral Award Marryatville High School Choral Program 5

6 Music News Music Captains Jack and Lynda Patrick Katherine Hugh Chamber Concert On Wednesday 6 June, a sizable audience gathered at St John s Church Halifax to listen to the chamber music offerings of the Music program. This concert features our extra-curricular smaller ensembles, as well as a few other musical delights. The concert opened with the Baroque Ensemble directed by Ms Katrina Brown. They performed Passacaglia from Sonata No. 5 by Georg Muffat with soloists: Lynda Latu, Rishun Sakai, and Jack Overall. This was followed by Year 12 student Abby Smyth playing recorder. Her Sonata in A Minor (1st movement-allegro) by J.S. Bach was accompanied by Ms Nerissa Pearce. Year 12 student Haowei Yang performed O Welt ich muß dich lassen by Johannes Brahms on the church s pipe organ. The Recorder Ensemble, directed by Instrumental Music teacher Ms Amelia Monaghan performed Danse Polonaise a traditional Renaissance dance, and Gavotte for Five Instruments by Michael Praetorius. It is wonderful to experience a consort with a combination or recorder types and sizes. The Year 10 Woodwind Ensemble, conducted by Ms Josie Hawkes OAM, is one of our classroom ensembles. This term the Year 10 students were divided into smaller groups and ensembles to experience the independent learning required for chamber music rehearsals. They performed Up Anchor by Tony Mason. The Guitar Ensemble, directed by Marryatville High School s Guitar teacher Mr Paul Stacey performed A Rosa Vernelha by Paul Svoboda and Partial Eclipse by Richard Charlton. Another ensemble from the Year 10 class was a piano duet: Emelie Nguyen and Shannah Goh. They performed Hungarian Dance No. 5 by Johannes Brahms. The Flute Ensemble was directed by Instrumental Music teacher Mr Tim Nott. They performed Sarabande by Claude Debussy, arranged by Harold Walters, and Rumba Flamenca by Richard Charlton. It was great to hear the combinations of various types of flute including piccolo, alto and bass flutes. Lynda Latu and Marco Callisto then performed a recorder duet 1st Movement (Dolce) from Duo No. 1 by Telemann. The concert concluded with the Chamber Choir directed by Mr Aldis Sils and accompanied by Mr Jason Hammond. They performed Beati Quorum Via by Charles Villiers Stanford and Geistliches Lied by Johannes Brahms. Baroque Ensemble 6

7 Music News Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra On Friday 1 June, the Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra (ECWO) visited the school to perform to the Year 8 music students. Director Luke Dollman introduced the ensemble, which played a variety of pieces including music from the Star Wars movies. Towards the end of the concert, Luke Dollman invited two students to have a turn at conducting the ensemble. It was good to see Marryatville High School alumni in the orchestra: Maria Zhdanovich, Madeleine Stewart, Will Madden and Daniel Webber. Davide Monti Maria and Madeleine On Monday 4 June, the Baroque Ensemble and students in the Baroque Orchestra had the privilege of experiencing a workshop with world-renowned Italian violinist Davide Monti. Davide was in Adelaide directing and performing in a concert with Adelaide Baroque and Ms Katrina Brown organised for him to work with our students. Chloe conducting Davide is known to focus on the art of improvisation, inspiring Baroque musicians and students to create dynamic and different interpretations of music. During the workshop, he worked with the students away from their instruments, instructing them in improvisation techniques through body movements and communication. At one stage, he stated you need to be more Italian! encouraging students to become more animated and less inhibited. During the workshop, the Baroque Ensemble performed two movements from Handel s Concerto Grosso in F major, with Davide inspiring them in Baroque performance techniques. Mr Aldis Sils Head of Music Davide Monti with Lynda Davide Monti in action 7

8 Music News MUSIC PERFORMANCE AND EVENTS This calendar is subject to change, for the online updated calendar and for more details please visit: TERM 2 Thurs 5 July Concert Band Workshop Marryatville Primary School 9.00am TERM 3 Thu 9 Aug Percussion Workshop Band room Lesson 1 3 Selected Students Thurs 5 July - Sun 8 July WATU Choral Festival Concert Choir Thu 6 Sep Ryka Ali Aboriginal Performance The Forge am Year 9 Students Wed 19 Sep Year 12 Concert The Stables 6.00pm Year 12 Sun 19 Aug Town Hall Concert Rehearsal 8.30am 2.30pm Mon 20 Aug Town Hall Concert 7.00pm Selected Ensembles Fri 24 Aug Year 12 Performance Exams Year 12 students Mon-Tues Aug Year 12 Performance Exams Year 12 Students Thu 6 Sep Concert Practice Lesson 4 and 5 Year 8 Elective Music Wed 26 Sep Recitals Australia Concert Pilgrim Church pm Soloists and Featured Group Thu 27 Sep Concert Band Workshop 9.00am 5.00pm Marryatville Primary Year 9 Wed 29 Aug Ellington Down Under Selected Students Mon 3 Sep Concert Practice Lesson 4 and 5 Year 9 Elective Music Tue 4 Sep Concert Practice Lunch Lesson 7 Year 10 Elective Music 8

9 CanDance CANDANCE FOR A CURE 2018 WHAT A SHOW! Our Marryatville High School students did an amazing job at the CanDance for a Cure Concert on 2 June. They performed to a sold out Entertainment Centre and contributed to the raising of over $100,000 for Cancer research. They rehearsed all year, performed with 35 other schools and 1500 other dancers, and cemented their place in the dance world. All students involved had a wonderful time. There was team bonding and relationship building, new performance experiences and the opportunity to represent Marryatville High School in a brand new way. None of this would be possible without Ms Kerry Skinner and Taylor Skinner (Year 12) for their tireless efforts and sacrifice of their own time to help put on this fantastic show. Cannot wait for next year. See you all there! Ms Kelly Cornish CanDance Coordinator Cross Country CROSS COUNTRY On Thursday 7 June, Marryatville High School participated in the Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships held at Oakbank Racecourse. Thirteen runners participated in the event (with there being up to 150 competitors in an age group race), and they performed extremely well. Oliver Reilly won a silver medal in the 13 Boys category, while Henry Braithwaite and Jack Atherton both finished 4th in the 14 Boys and Open Boys respectively. As well as the above students, Lily Williams and Anton Levings have been invited to trial for the State team, which will be competing in Queensland later in the year. Sophie Abbott, Indigo Munro, Chiara Panetta and Katie Sharkey narrowly missed a medal in the 14 Girls team event, as did the Open Boys team of Jack Atherton, Tyson Baker, Nick Madden and Adam Miller. Patrick Chapman also ran well in the 14 Boys category. Well done team. Mr John French Cross Country Coach 9

10 English MEET THE WRITERS FESTIVAL IN ONE SENTENCE Below are some of the thoughts about Miss Poppy s Year 9 English class and their experience at the SAETA Meet the Writer s Festival in Week 8. Writing is more than communication between the heart and mind, writing is the unification of all five senses collaboratively working to change the perspective of others by enhancing the smaller details. Ellie R V To think of other worlds from books as a new escape from reality, is one of the most intriguing and memorable things to learn. Mikayla R. Bartley Writing is more than just putting words on a page, it is telling a story, your story. Saxon Schapel And watch more European movies, goodbye. (John Marsden) Liam McCarthy Reading is not just about studying, but rather the experience to immerse one s soul into another universe. Yuehan Xia Sally Hardy taught us that playwriting is an unstable occupation. Vivi Wu Although plot driven stories can be fun to read and moral based stories can be instructive, character based novels are the stories that will still be popular in a hundred years time. Stef Scriver John Marsden inspired me to take risks and be yourself. It is better to be unique and human than boring and a robot. Milo Bennett Have your own voice and be yourself. Alex Robertson Jackie French taught us that words have the power to change the world. Alex Byrne Seeing a range of writers allowed us to learn many things from different authors, about their experiences with writing, and gave us an opportunity to meet writers who have written books we love and find out about books and authors that we hadn t heard of. Katherine Stacey Writing is about engaging a reader by connecting through the characters experiences, creating an understanding and an opinion through personal experiences. Ruby Doherty Well-known Australian writers delivered interesting, engaging, and inspiring presentations, displaying their creativity and the significance of each idea in their minds. Emily Anand Jack Heath s speech was the most entertaining, with comedy and full of tips, was the most memorable, especially as he was teaching the group how to become a human lie detector. Hannah Cho I once shot down a blowfly with my spit (John Marsden) Daniel Stratil Dan McGuiness discussed comics and graphic novels while showing examples of comics from some of my favourite TV shows which made me ecstatic and as soon as he showed them, murmurs and excited gasps filled the room. Tamsyn Mitchell Hearing such talented authors speak of how important words and stories were in their lives broke the barrier between statuses and made me feel at home. Pola Bialecka People need to experience life, when this happens we create our own stories and our personality is shaped. Luca Canala An excellent author uses descriptive words and literature to engage a diverse variety of readers whilst still connecting with each individual by drawing on their experiences. Panae Parhas I felt motivated by the many inspiring Australian writers and poets who had found success in their imaginative and important ideas. Eliza Allan We learnt how to be better writers and better people from authors such as Jackie French and John Marsden. Kristopher Man From John Marsden, I learnt to write outside the box, once you know what is inside the box; and to write two sentences instead of one. Arabella Gale I learnt that to engage the reader it is important to use experiences from real life to inspire and give more dimension to the story and characters. Kate Kinnear I learnt that to write stories well you need to be a good liar. Cait Lightbody Talented authors from around Australia conveyed a strong message of how immensely powerful mere words are. Sanjana Moosapeta Miss Nikki Poppy s Year 9 English Class 10

11 SSSSA Touch Finals Secondary School Sport South Australia (SSSSA) held the Knockout Touch Finals on Thursday 31 May for Years 8/9 and Friday 1 June for Opens at Touch SA. Marryatville High School s Year 8/9 Girls defeated Cardijn and Grant in our first two matches, followed by a draw with Wilderness, seeing us qualify for the semifinals. Unfortunately, the girls were unable to beat Loreto in the semi-final, going down 3-1, before a 2-1 win over Wirreanda saw us finish third overall, a great result. Congratulations to all the girls who competed on finals day and in the round one matches. The Senior Girls recorded comfortable wins over Loreto, Grant and St Peters Girls to finish top of our group and set up a semi-final against Wilderness. Despite being 4-2 down with 4 minutes remaining, the girls fought back to level the score at 4-4 with less than a minute to go. With the game going to a drop off, the girls scored immediately and held off Wilderness to win 5-4 and set up a final with Loreto for the fifth time since The girls were magnificent in the final, defeating Loreto 2-0 to claim the state title. Congratulations to all the girls on a fantastic achievement. The Senior Boys also started the day really well, defeating Adelaide, Unley and Penola to set up a semi-final against Heathfield. We continued to perform well, winning the semi-final comfortably and having to defeat Modbury in the final. After going down 2-1 late in the first half, the boys turned it around and ran out 4-2 winners to claim the state title. Congratulations to all the boys who competed. It was the first time Marryatville High School has won both the Senior Girls and Senior Boys on the same day. The success Marryatville High School enjoys in Touch is a result of the hard work and commitment shown by the coaches as well as the students. Thank you to Ms Janelle Morrissey for time and dedication given to coaching multiple teams not only in the Knockout competitions but also on Saturday mornings in Terms 1 and 4. Janelle s expertise is one of the main reasons Touch is so successful at Marryatville High School. Thanks also to Lauren Kildare, Alice Gregory, Adam Whitehead, Nick Litchfield, Ned Morcom and Zayd Evans for the coaching at trainings in the lead up to Knockout as well as on the actual days. Mr Matt Caire Co-Curricular Officer 11

12 Media Arts News MEDIA ARTS STUDENTS ON LOCATION.. Year 9 and 10 Media Arts students have filmed their major productions on location in aesthetically interesting and challenging environments during Term 2. The major film production tasks require an enormous amount of decision-making and collaboration in all three phases Pre-production, Production and Post-production. Both Year 9 Media Arts classes had a day filming at the South Australian Museum where they shot clips for a two-minute narrative film, having access to all the exhibition spaces. Students edited their films in Adobe Premiere Pro and produced some very impressive work that ranges in genre from mystery and horror to comedy. Year 10 Media Arts students had a day on location at Morialta Conservation Park, filming clips for a Response to the Australian Landscape. It was a beautiful day to be in the natural environment and students captured some amazing footage using high quality DSLR cameras and specialist lenses. They also ate a lot of pizza for lunch! The groups have worked hard in order to complete their films in time for viewing at the Year 10 Arts Presentation night, which was on 21 June. We greatly appreciate the cooperation from the staff at the Museum of South Australia. Thanks also to Ms Glenys Haensel and Mr David Strempel for accompanying us on these excursions. Ms Alex Dixon and Ms Astrid Romanos Media Arts Teachers 12

13 General Information DIARY DATES Term 2 Friday 6 July - Term 2 Ends Reports Go Home Saturday 7 July - Year 12 Formal Term 3 Monday 23 July - Term 3 Commences Monday 23 July Friday 3 August - Soja Japanese Visit Wednesday 25 Friday 27 July - Year 11 Aquatics Monday 30 July Friday 17 August - Year 12 Show Saturday 4 Friday 11 August - Year 10 Snow Tour Monday 6 Friday 10 August - Year 10 Work Experience Monday 6 Friday 17 August - Koishikawa Secondary Education High School Visit Tuesday 7 August - Governing Council Monday 13 Friday 17 August - National Science Week Wednesday 15 Friday 17 August - Year 12 Performance and Moderation Monday 20 August - Parent Forum Meeting pm Town Hall Music Concert 7.00pm SCHOOL CONTACTS Phone Press 1 for Reception, 2 for Student Services, 3 for Finance, 4 for Music Direct Lines Student Services Music Centre Contact Details 2018 Year 8 Leader Year 9 Leader Year 10 Leader Year 11 Leader Year 12 Leader International Education Student Wellbeing Leader - Pathways Co-Curricular Sport Tony Byles Rachel Lee Kerry Skinner Emma Cant Jennie Boisvert Sarah Goldfain Laura Hudson Steve Heard Friday 24 August - Year 12 Performance Exams Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 August - Year 12 Music Performance Exams Monday 27 Friday 31 August - Operation Flinders Thursday 30 August - Student Free Day and Professional Learning Day Friday 31 August - Royal Adelaide Show Day Tuesday 11 September - Governing Council Thursday 13 September - Year 11 Course Counselling Monday 24 Wednesday 26 September - Year 11 Aquatics Wednesday 26 September - Year 12 Concert Performance 6.00pm Thursday 27 September - Co-Curricular Photo Day Friday 28 September - Big Day In STUDENT ABSENCES, LATE ARRIVALS & EARLY LEAVERS For all absences please contact Student Services by 8.30am on the morning of the absence by phone, or Skoolbag App: Student s Name Home Group Reason for absence CONTACT OPTIONS PHONE: OR For late arrivals, students need to sign in at Student Services. They are expected to have a note for their Home Group teacher. Students who need to leave early need to sign out through Student Service with a note in their diary. 13