FROM THE JUNIOR SCHOOL

DATE

9 June, 2023

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Cross Country win

Congratulations to all students who participated in the NIJSSA Cross Country Carnival on Wednesday 7 June at Windsor Park.  Scotch Oakburn students lined the finishing straight and loudly cheered our runners home.  A special mention to Katie and Alice Hyde for crossing the line in first place in the Year 3 and Year 5 Girls events.  Scotch Oakburn finished the day in first place with Sacred Heart close behind in second.

Year Level teams that won their team events: Year 3 Girls, Year 3 Boys, Year 4 Boys, Year 5 Girls.

Congratulations to our top 10 performers listed below.

Year 3 

1st Katie Hyde
4th Annabelle Heckendorf
4th Charlie Green
6th Vallie de Deuge
7th George Mitchell
8th Jasmine Liu
9th Archi Page

Year 4 

2nd Hamish Wooley
5th Lachlan Kleinig
6th Lucy Kershaw

Year 5 

1st Alice Hyde
6th Felix Harvey
7th Clem Gee
9th Finlay Lovell
9th Gwen McLoughlin
10th Lucy Barnett

Year 6 

5th Sarah Horsman
7th Bobby Byrne
9th Douglas Hyde

Nicky Reid
Head of HPE and Sport


Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences

All families with students across Prep-Year 5 will have received information regarding the mid-year PST Conferences in the weeks of June 19 and June 26. Students are strongly encouraged to attend with their parent(s) and should wear school uniform. These conferences provide an update on learning progress over Terms 1 and 2 and are an opportunity to reset goals for the second half of the year.

Energy Drinks

All students and families are reminded that energy drinks should not be brought to school at any time.  The evidence in regard to the negative impact of excess sugar, and of caffeine, on young people’s learning, physical activity and temperament in the short term, and cognitive development in the longer term, is widely documented.

All Junior School students should have their water bottle at school daily and they are able to have this at hand at any time throughout the school day. These are also able to be refilled at school as needed.

Lachie Wright
Head of Junior School