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Working at the Car Wash

Working at the Car Wash

With only a week to go of school our Year 12 students, with some help from our Year 11s, spent their second last Friday raising money for their school gift. It is tradition at PCS that the seniors present a gift to the school on their last day. This year students...

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Visual Arts Sculpting with Stage 4

Visual Arts Sculpting with Stage 4

Our Year 7 and Year 8 classes have been busy sculpting this term during Visual Arts. They have had fun creating figure sculptures in the style of Alberto Giacometti, a swiss sculptor who was a prominent 20th Century artist. Our students learnt to create a human figure...

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Northparkes Visit

Northparkes Visit

Our Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 students spent Wednesday afternoon with Todd, Hannah and Jess from Northparkes Mine. They heard about the mining industry in general and the many and varied job opportunities that the industry provides. They were also given specifics around...

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From the High School Coordinator

From the High School Coordinator

Kids Today! There are very few things that really grind my gears. Staff and students who have worked with me for a long time will know that I don't get annoyed or cranky very often, and I'm really not much different in my personal life - if anything I'm probably even...

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Agriculture – Fencing

Agriculture – Fencing

Our 9/10 Agriculture class have been busy little workers lately! They were outside all day on Friday constructing a new fencing system so we can get some sheep in for the students to learn about. Our students worked well all day and had a great time in the sun. If you...

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Year 8 – An Act of Generosity

Year 8 – An Act of Generosity

This week in chapel high school students learnt about the concept of generosity. So on Wednesday, Year 8 combined their History lesson with an act of generosity. Year 8 are studying Japan under the Shoguns and on Wednesday they investigated the history of paper and...

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CAFS Revision

CAFS Revision

After finishing content Senior Community and Family Studies have begun the journey towards the HSC Trial Exams by competing in teams to revise the course. Team A is Laura, Ally, Chloe and Bailey who are taking on Team B with Grace, Sophia, Caleb and Kyra. Everything...

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From the High School Coordinator

From the High School Coordinator

Decision Making! In my role as High School Coordinator I have to make a lot of decisions, which is really ironic because anyone who knows me well knows that when it comes to my personal life I don't make decisions easily. When Hayley and I were first married I would...

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Technology with Years 7 and 8

Technology with Years 7 and 8

In Stage 4 Technology (Mandatory) students are completing a unit of work for each of the four modules. These modules are Agriculture and Food Technologies, Digital Technologies, Material Technologies, and Engineered Systems. Stage 4 Technology students have been...

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Year 7 Geography

Year 7 Geography

While going through our unit on Landscapes and Landforms, the students learned about the different values we give to different places, landscapes and landforms. Whether it be economic, cultural, spiritual or aesthetic, we ascribe a value to every place we encounter....

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