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Year 5 Sports Gala

Well done to all of our year 5 students who attended a sports gala day yesterday at Callaghan College Waratah Technology Campus. Students got the opportunity to meet other year 5 students from several of our cluster schools and enjoyed taking part in a variety of activities including crossfit, tennis, basketball, volleyball and relays. Check out our photos below…

Basketball

This term for sport we are doing basketball with the super tall Russell. We had a great time and are improving our catching, dribbling and passing skills.

Cross Country

Today students from 3-6 walked to Islington Park to participate in our annual Cross Country event. It was great to see so many students having a go and trying their best. Well done, everyone! Special thanks to Mr Slade for organising today’s event. Below are some photos, thanks to Mrs Bowman, including a clever advertisement starring our very own Vinnie!

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Swimming Carnival

Well done to everyone who participated in our annual swimming carnival today! It was great to see so many students having a go in numerous events and displaying great sportsmanship and camaraderie. Thanks to Mr Slade for organising a fantastic day. Students who have qualified for Zone will be informed in the coming weeks.

State Champions!

Congratulations to our school aerobics team , The Sapphires , who competed today in Sydney and were crowned State Champions. What an incredible achievement! Well done to Elsie, Sophia, Phoebe, Lyric, Sia, Alysse and Indigo who have worked so hard and have been practicing every day during break times. A huge thanks and well done to Miss Elley who has been training, coaching and supporting the team through this entire process. The girls will head to the Gold Coast later this year to compete in Nationals. Congratulations and good luck!

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Sport Captains

Congratulations to our Year 6 students who were elected to represent their sport house during last week’s house meetings. I know they’ll do a wonderful job leading their house teams at next week’s Athletics Carnival!

William – Indigo and Gill               Bryant– Ameliah and Joe;

ElizabethAdrian and Mikayla       Mitchell – Jaden and Sydney

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Students are preparing for our Athletics Carnival coming up in Week 5. Please remember to bring in your permission note and payment this week!

Sport Stars!

Congratulations to Lachlan and Adrian for their performances at the Zone AFL and Soccer trials. Adrian was successful in being selected to play in the Newcastle Zone Soccer team. Lachlan moved on from the Zone trials and was further selected to represent the Hunter Region in the State AFL Championships next month. Two amazing performances from two amazing sports stars. Well done boys!!

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Cross Country

Well done to all of our students who took part in our Cross Country event at Islington Park yesterday. It was great to see everyone get involved and do their best. Zone Cross Country will take place on the 27th March for students whose race times qualify. Thanks to Mr Slade for his organisation.