South Grafton High

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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.

PHOTOS: SOUTH GRAFTON PUB­LIC SCHOOL

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.

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