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22 03, 2019

Principal’s Message Term 1 Week 7

2019-03-22T12:56:17+11:0022 March, 2019|Categories: Junior School, Middle School, Senior School|

Farewell Mrs Morrell and thank you

This morning Meredith Morrell informed me that after much careful consideration and very much with mixed feelings, she has decided to resign from her position at Scotch Oakburn College after a 23 year association, in order to expand her teaching experiences into the fields of music therapy and composition, both of which have been long held interests of hers.

I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge Meredith’s wonderful service to our College in the areas of Music and the Performing Arts. I make special mention of […]

22 03, 2019

Scholars’ Concert

2019-03-22T13:29:00+11:0022 March, 2019|Categories: Middle School, Senior School|

Our performing Arts Scholarship holders showed amazing talent at our annual Scholars’ Concert this week.  An increbilby diverse range of performances entertained us.  Thank you to everyone who came along to support our students, and thank you to the performers who put on a wonderful show.

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22 03, 2019


2019-03-22T13:37:13+11:0022 March, 2019|Categories: Senior School|

The basketball season is approaching its final week of competition and at this stage, we have the Senior Seconds and Senior Thirds Girls teams qualifying for grand finals and our Senior Firsts Boys are also still in contention.

The Senior Firsts Boys need to win their last roster game at Marist Regional College (MRC) next Wednesday 27 March in order to qualify for the NSATIS grand final. We wish the boys and coach, Rick Wyllie, all the best in that feat. The last time the two teams met was at home and Scotch […]

22 03, 2019

Crews ready for Head of the River

2019-03-22T09:58:45+11:0022 March, 2019|Categories: Middle School, Senior School|

This Saturday 23 March, 100 rowers will represent the College at the 2019 SATIS Head of the River, at Lake Barrington. Following on from strong results at the Tasmanian Schools Championships last weekend, all crews, coaches and parents are looking forward to the final school regatta for season 2018-19. Our first event is at 8.25am with the Open Girls and Boys 8’s races at 4.25pm and 4.35pm respectively.

The following link displays the full race program (with rowers names) and will give live results – https://tas.rowingmanager.com/regattas/4736/.

On Thursday evening 21 March Rowing held […]

22 03, 2019

WAVE @ Penquite

2019-03-22T09:47:59+11:0022 March, 2019|Categories: Middle School, Senior School, Wellbeing|

This week in WAVE on the Penquite Campus our WAVE Ambassadors presented a session on the various facets of Wellbeing. The importance of physical, social emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing was highlighted to our students in Years 6-12.

Kylie Wolstencroft
Wellbeing Coordinator / Registered Psychologist

22 03, 2019

conneXions welcomes Jacqueline Harvey

2019-03-22T09:26:59+11:0022 March, 2019|Categories: Junior School|

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This week Years 2-4 students participated in a lively presentation with award-winning author, Jacqueline Harvey. The focus of her session was to introduce her new series, Kensy and Max, an action-packed spy-adventure series for girls and boys.  They discussed the question, “What would you do if you woke up in a strange place; if your whole life changed in the blink of an eye and you had no idea what was going on?”

Jacqueline also touched briefly on her popular series for younger readers (6 to 9-year-olds), Clementine-Rose, also featuring […]

22 03, 2019

Lions Youth of the year

2019-03-22T09:07:47+11:0022 March, 2019|Categories: Senior School|

This week Peta Antypas (Year 11), Ethan Hamilton (Year 11) and Dean Power (Year 10) were successful in their respective rounds of Lions Youth of the Year, a competition which involves public speaking, interviews and general knowledge. They competed against students from Launceston College, St Patricks College, Launceston Church Grammar School and Newstead College.  They have now advanced to the regional finals.  They were an absolute credit to the College and we wish them well.

Katie Lester
Person-in-Charge of Public Speaking

21 03, 2019

Strictly Ballroom

2019-03-22T15:26:57+11:0021 March, 2019|Categories: Middle School|

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Strictly Ballroom – The Musical is currently showing at Theatre North after six months of rehearsing.  In the Middle School, Luka Cameron (Year 8) and Layla Dyson-Oliver (Year 6) are both performing each night, in 15 shows over two weeks.  Luka has been cast as one of the dancing couples and his dance partner is Chloe Edwards (Year 10).  Luka has been ballroom dancing for 5 years with Palmers Dance Studio.  Layla is cast as ‘Kylie’ one of Scott’s little sisters.  Layla’s part involves speaking, singing, acting and dancing.  […]

21 03, 2019

Swimming and Rowing

2019-03-21T13:39:01+11:0021 March, 2019|Categories: Middle School|

I wish all Middle School students rowing at the Head of the River this weekend and swimming at SATIS in Hobart next Tuesday the very best of luck.  We look forward to hearing all the results.

Julie Kemp
Head of Middle School

21 03, 2019

Young Round Square Mini-conference

2019-03-21T13:36:33+11:0021 March, 2019|Categories: Middle School, Round Square|

On Monday, 25 and Tuesday, 26 March a small group of Year 6 students are travelling to Ivanhoe Grammar School to participate in the Young Round Square Mini-Conference which is being held at Ivanhoe Grammar School.  This conference is designed to provide students with an opportunity to interact with like-minded peers to further develop their understanding of the Round Square IDEALS.  The focus of this mini-conference is “The Spirit of Internationalism – Many Cultures, One Race”.  The students are also fortunate to be visiting the Melbourne Museum, the MCG and have a tour of the National Museum.

Julie Kemp
Head of Middle […]