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From the High School Coordinator

From the High School Coordinator

Be encouragers, not discouragers! During this week's Chapel Service I was lucky enough to be able to get up and speak to our High School students about fear and worry. One thing I am really passionate about is teenagers believing in themselves and not being afraid to...

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From the High School Coordinator

From the High School Coordinator

The Goldilocks Principle Throughout my years teaching senior students I have often talked to them about "The Goldilocks Principle". I'm sure someone much smarter and wiser than myself thought it up many years ago, but it just popped into my head when I was talking to...

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A Message From the High School Coordinator

A Message From the High School Coordinator

Papering over the Cracks! We have recently moved into a house on the road that I loved when I was a kid. This is not something I ever expected to do, or even wanted to do, but it's been a really great experience so far. However, there is an intersection in the...

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High School GRIP Leadership Conference

High School GRIP Leadership Conference

The student representative council (SRC) participated in the 2021 GRIP leadership conference at Dubbo. The day was filled with enthusiastic presenters that challenged and encouraged the students with their leadership skills and endeavours. The message for the...

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High School Expo

High School Expo

On Monday night our Hall was buzzing with students getting the first opportunity in 2021 to show off their work and talk about the things going on around our school. Mr Ballantyne said it well when he spoke on Monday evening that our High School Expo was the first...

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From the High School Coordinator

From the High School Coordinator

Come see the Difference for Yourself! Our annual High School Expo will be held on Monday, 8 March, and I really hope that everyone can come along and see some of the amazing work done by our students. Our High School Expo is obviously an important event for us to be...

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Seniors Sydney/Jamberoo Excursion

Seniors Sydney/Jamberoo Excursion

Early on Wednesday morning, the Stage 6 students embarked on their adventure to Sydney. For the Year 12’s, this was their last stage based excursion. We headed off to Sydney via the Blue Mountains and hit the rain and fog for lunch at Katoomba, preventing us from...

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Year 7 Biblical Studies

Year 7 Biblical Studies

Year 7 have made a great start in our Biblical Studies Lessons. We started the year by viewing a very helpful video which gave us an insightful glimpse into the structure of the Bible. We were able to focus in on the fact that although the Bible contains 66 separate...

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From the High School Coordinator

From the High School Coordinator

Competition not Competitiveness! I remember watching footy with my Dad as a young fella and I would ask him who he wanted to win, and he would say "I don't mind, just as long as it's a good game." At the time I thought he was so weird! I mean how could you seriously...

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From the High School Coordinator

From the High School Coordinator

Time to Celebrate - For Everyone! On the weekend, my eldest daughter Mila competed in her first ever Parkes Sharks swimming carnival. She's only been training for a few weeks and she literally got thrown in the deep end and had to compete! There were plenty of nerves,...

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