25 August 2017 Rashmi Singh | News | Community  

The Exodus Foundation at Ashfield, is an organisation that meets the needs of Sydney’s poor and homeless by connecting each guest with the professional services they need to break their cycle of poverty. Their mission is to be a provider of food, primary health care and crisis support to Sydney’s homeless and aim to deliver services to the highest possible standard. Their generous and benevolent activities are supported by communities in the form of donations, volunteering and strategic partnerships.

During term two, the SRC spoke to the school about helping this foundation. Throughout the remainder of the term, students began to provide food cans to give as donations to the organisation. Each assembly, students were also urged to donate a few dollars.

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23 August 2017 John G Kennedy | News | Sports  

Recently James Yates took part in the Worlds U17 Beach Handball World Championships in Mauritius and the U21 Men's Indoor Trophy Championships in Mauritius.

At the U17 Worlds Beach Handball Championships in Mauritius their result was tenth out of sixteen nations represented.

The U21 Indoor Trophy Championships took place in the Cook Islands Rarotonga. Their result was third place.

A link to some of the ongoing results during the games and more photos can be found at

www.ihf.info

www.facebook.com/handballaustraliamain

 

 

22 August 2017 Abderrahim Abbou | News | Year 08  

There will be a Year 8 information evening regarding the elective subject selection process for the students going from year 8 into year 9 in 2018.

The evening will cover the process undergone for the transition of the students into year 9 and the NESA (NSW Education Standards Authority) requirements. The information given will be more about the subject selection process, rather than about specific subjects.

Where: Homebush Boys High School hall
When: Thursday 24th of August
Time: 6.00pm start

A subject information booklet will also be handed out on the night to help in this decision.

This meeting is for parents. However, students are most welcome to attend. The information will be repeated for year 8 within the following weeks during their classes.

21 August 2017 John G Kennedy | News | Sports  

Baki Redzeposki won a silver medal at the Judo National Championships in Queensland recently. Baki trained 6 days a week for 6 weeks before this event. He now ranks number 1 in the young men's u/81 kilo division. Baki was invited to compete in 3 European cup titles in July which is held in Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Germany.

Well done Baki!

18 August 2017 Amy Gock | News | Whole School  

On Thursday the 24th of August Homebush Boys High School will be hosting our 3rd Citizenship Supper Catering evening.

If you are able and would like to contribute/donate some finger foods, cakes, slices or money to this evening, please send it into the school office starting Monday 21st August. The delivery of the food to Strathfield Council and the setting up of the food and drinks will be organised by Amy Gock, Maria Ikimis-Healey and the help of the prefects/SRC.

Please make sure that all goodies are delivered to the school office by 11am Thursday 24/8. Please note that refrigeration is minimal, so biscuits and pre-packaged goodies would be helpful. Please label all containers that you would like returned to you.

Thank you once again for your generous support and the money this event raises for Homebush Boys High school.

Any questions, please call Amy Gock on 0403 443 317

16 August 2017 Conor Lehane | News | Year 11  

I am part of a male hip hop crew called STEPZ. We have performed together as a crew for the last 4 years. Last month, I travelled to Pasadena USA to compete with my hip hop crew to represent Australia in the World of Dance 2017 competition. Our dance performance placed 4th in the world out of 27 crews. There were 30 countries represented at this competition. It was an incredible moment and one I will never forget.

 

15 August 2017 Amir Sari | News | Sports  

On the 15th June my team and I (accompanied by Mr Howard and Ms Hankinson) played goalball.

Goalball is a sport that is played in the Paralympics by players who can’t see. It can also be played by many people such as people who don’t have any issues in their body or people who just like to play. It is a worldwide sport for many countries and many people to enjoy.

We drove to netball central at Sydney Olympic park to play goalball against schools across NSW.

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14 August 2017 John G Kennedy | News | Community  
The next P and C Meeting is on next Tuesday evening at 7pm in the Common Room.
 
What: P & C Meeting
When: Tuesday 15.8.17
Time: 7 pm
Where: Common Room
Agenda Items:
  • Healthy Canteen Strategy
  • Principal's Update
  • Progress on Grants
11 August 2017 Effie Bonis | News | Year 07  

Last term 7A completed a wonderful, enriching unit of work written by Ms Yong and delivered by Ms Bonis on “Heroes”. The objective was to expand understanding of the concept of heroes and apply this to real life contexts. The unit explored what it means to be a hero through the film medium, with close analysis of the film Zootopia. Students analysed the filmic features, but also went beyond this examining a range of heroes through history and in our everyday lives. This culminated in the appreciation of how we can all advocate for change in our worlds.

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10 August 2017 John Kennedy | News | Whole School   Community   Sports  

Registrations for the Inner West Little Athletics Centre 2017/2018 season are open!

  • Register online at www.iwlac.org.au/information/registration/
    • Select Inner West as your centre & follow the prompts
    • Family discounts for 2 or more children.
  • Register online, then collect your Info Pack & Season Numbers and buy uniforms on the Collection & Information nights
  • Just bring a copy of:
    • Your printed online receipt
    • Your child’s Birth Certificate or Passport (new members only)
  • Registration Pack Collection nights
    • Fridays 18th & 25th August, 6pm to 8pm St Luke’s Oval, Concord
  • Information night for New Members & Age Managers
    • Friday 1st September, 6pm to 8pm St Luke’s Oval, Concord
  • Season starts 6pm, Friday 8th September
    • For boys and girls age 4-17 – St Luke’s Oval, Concord
    • For Further information, 0469 843 096 or www.iwlac.org.au