23 July 2013 Tim Jurd | News | Extra-Curricular  

Ensemble 1Homebush Boys and Strathfield Girls have successfully combined their musical talents to entertain the 400 high school principals as they arrived for their annual conference at Allphones Arena at Olympic Park. The principals came from all over NSW and they were thrilled to be greeted by such quality entertainment.

The ensemble leader was Po-Shen Wang (yr 11) with Daniel Cho (8) and Sam Mansfield (9). Their tutor is Ms Tracy Burjan who also teaches Charlotte (9), Rachel (9), Jennifer (8), Jessica (9) and Angela (8) from Strathfield.

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23 July 2013 Suzi Milovanovic | News | Extra-Curricular  

Breakfast clubHealthy and supportive school programs contribute to the health and wellbeing of children.  Students miss breakfast for a variety of social and economic reasons, but the result is always the same:  a lack of energy and concentration in the classrooms, leading to a less than optimum performance; nutrition and health issues.

In a commitment to making a positive difference, Homebush Boys High School, has recently established the ‘The Breakfast Club’ Program.  This program gives high school students, in areas of greatest need, a filling and healthy breakfast, to get them through the day.  It fuels the body for the rest of the day, ensuring that students can learn to the best of their ability in class. 

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23 July 2013 Tim Jurd | News | Sports  

Mega Swim TeamI cannot thank these young people enough. On Saturday 21 June at 12 noon 14 wonderful humans started to swim and continued (on and off) to swim for 24 hours until 12 noon on Sunday. They were part of the Bushy Boys, a team consisting of students, ex-students, staff and friends of Homebush Boys High. They swam a combined 107 km and raised thus far $2465. Please congratulate them when you see them but better still, follow the link below and donate like so many friends, staff and family have done already.

The Bushy Boys are: Arjun Kumar 12, Ayman Hill 12, Dane Kennedy 11(left), Jay Houhlias 9, Jon Sculthorpe staff, Nathan Sculthorpe brother, Peter Totidis 12, Rowan Castro 12, Sarah Harnwell friend, Serge Houhlias 12, Stefano Totidis 10, Steven Lee 12, Troy Racklyeft (Old Boy Swim Champ on honour board) and Vincent Nguyen 9.

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