South Grafton High
South Grafton High School, School News for Friday 27 October 2017
Our Year 12 students are nearly free, with most having finished their exams by now. SGHS would like to remind Year 12 to return all texts via the school library and pay any outstanding subject fees.
A BBQ breakfast will be held on Friday, 15 December in the quadrangle at SGHS for Year 12 and their teachers from 8.30 am. ATARs are available online from 9.00 am.
Several Science groups, including Physics and Marine Studies attended a combined excursion to the Gold Coast recently. V8 Supercars and Seaworld were on the agenda. They had a great time once again on this popular excursion. And a small group of Year 8 students attended an excursion to the Dutton Trout Hatchery at Ebor last week with Ms Ryan.
Once again, SGHS student Erica Tillman has tasted success, this time against all NSW schools, both public and private at the recent all schools athletics carnival held in Sydney. Erica blitzed the triple jump with 1st place and a 3rd in the high jump. Congratulations, Erica.
Our school has just received a grant for $500 to buy some native trees and shrubs to develop the front of the school.
Recently our primary schools attended a great hands on CAPA day to get a fun taste of high school at SGHS. Activities including Aboriginal dance, Gumbayngirr language, drama, clay work, robotics, art and music were on the menu and everyone went home with a smile on their face.
On November 2nd Jacaranda Thursday - South Grafton High School's Aboriginal Dance Ensemble will be opening the Art Exhibition at the Regional Art Gallery, 10am to 12pm. And on November 3rd, Venetian Carnival - South Grafton High School's combined dance group and Aboriginal Dance Ensemble will be performing before the fireworks display, 6pm to 9pm.
GREEN FINGERS: South Grafton Public School students from 2DR have been keen gardeners this year. They have been growing silverbeet, cos lettuce, spinach, parsley, basil, chives and carrots. They recently were very excited to harvest their first silverbeet and tiny baby carrots.