We wanted to congratulate the Year 7 and 8 students on a great start to the schooling year. We have witnessed friendships blossoming between the students, their enthusiasm for learning in the classroom and the excitement for the variety of subjects offered at high school.
To celebrate the hard work and effort we have seen by the students this term we celebrate their achievements at the year level assemblies. The students below were nominated by their English teachers for their work, participation in class and effort:
7A -James Dimech - for sharing insightful ideas and comments in English.
7A- Cassie Butrakoski - for consistently trying her best and encouraging others to do the same.
7B- Calvin Nguyen for always helping with ideas for writing and encouraging other students to read independently.
7B -Seja Alzayadi for always inspiring others by helping them with their show, don’t tell during creative writing.
7C -Syirah Yusoff - for demonstrating self-direction by bringing all of her materials to English classes.
7C - Alize Perkins - for setting an example of excellence in work ethic, behaviour and cooperation in English classes.
7D -Phillip Deak - For great focus and dedication to developing his creative writing ability.
7D -Aliza Kane for encouraging others creative witting ideas.
7E – Prabhjot Kaur - for exceeding expectations with the quality of her creative writing pieces in English.
7E - Mohamed Hersi - for striving to reach his full potential in English by practicing his creative writing skills at home.
7F - Alexander Bondor - for always helping others with their spelling in class.
7F - Kiara De Luca - for consistently helping her friends edit their descriptive language to improve their writing.
8A-Navjot Dhillon - for sharing creative ideas with the class and encouraging others.
8A-Reina Lay - for consistently sharing her knowledge and ideas with the class in creative writing.
8B - Chloe Assaad for helping others with ideas for their learning during paragraph writing in Edward Scissorhands.
8B -Milan Xavier for providing others support for their learning by always sharing his insightful ideas.
8C -Hala Assad – For improving her writing by acting on feedback.
8C- For always seeking out guidance for how he can make his writing better and acting on feedback.
8D – Assal Sakhrawi - for being highly motivated and persistent in learning how to enhance her essay writing skills in English.
8D - Cooper Richards - for demonstrating a conscientious effort to use class time well and practice his essay writing skills in English.
8E - Ryan Bobby - for always enthusiastically participating in class and helping others.
8E - Aleyna Yon - for thinking outside the box to resolve issues and encouraging others to work with her.
In Term 2 students are to be wearing the winter uniform. As of the 6th May it is expected that all students are in the winter uniform. This includes blazer, jumper, shirt with the school tie, tailored pants/ shorts, skirt with navy tights or white socks. Further uniform reminders will be posted out by Compass later in the holidays to help families assist students getting organised.
Reminders for a successful and positive 2019:
Please ensure phones are being left in lockers at the start of the day. They are to stay in lockers during recess and lunch.
Please make sure lockers are being locked and secured with a padlock to ensure belongings are safe.
Arrive to class with appropriate materials for learning (books, device etc)
Important dates for Term 2
First day of Term 2 in Tuesday 23rd April
Yr 8 Camp to Lady Northcote 13th -15th May
Yr 7 NAPLAN 14th May-16th May
Biggest Morning Tea 23rd May
Student led conferences 29th May
We hope that all students and families have a safe break and we will see you back on TUESDAY 23rd APRIL.
Leading Teachers - Middle Years
Rachael Salter and Belinda McKenzie