28 March 2014 Loretta Gilchrist | News | Extra-Curricular  

Harmony Day, 21st March, was acknowledged at the school assembly this year with a speech by Adam Yoon, Year 10 SRC representative. The text of Adam’s speech is included below and it highlights the focus of Harmony day and the positive multicultural nature of our school.

Good morning teachers and students,

In keeping with raising awareness and putting a stop to bullying, today is also another significant day of celebration. As you may have heard today the 21st of March is Harmony Day. So what is Harmony Day? Harmony Day is a national day of cultural respect and acknowledgement to all those who call Australia home, from the indigenous traditional owners to those that have travelled from thousands of kilometres away. As we take pride in both our individuality and cultural diversity, it is important to remember that we all stand collectively shoulder to shoulder as Australians and Homebush Boys.

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25 March 2014 Suzi Milovanovic | News | Year 12  

Homebush Boys High School, 2013, Year 12 students have achieved amazing results in the HSC.  They have been placed amongst the best in the state.  Nayan Bhathela producedan impressive ATAR score of 98.8, AAA recognition and is studying a Bachelor of Combined Law/Computer Science – UNSW.  Universities have recognised our students’ achievements, granting them entry into individual courses that have ATAR requirements of 99.5 and over.  To our delight, over 90% of our students have received university placements. Highlights have included our early university entry achievers, Mitchell Boyd and Sergei Houhlias and individual students ranked in the top 10 for individual subjects. 

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20 March 2014 Peter Gock, Charlie McLean and James Smith. | News | Year 07  

HBHS Year 7 2014 went to camp from the 12 – 14 February 2014. From the 5:30am wake up to the 5:00pm finish the Year 7 camp was an action packed adventure to all year 7’s.

We kicked off the camp with an early wake up. We arrived, at HBHS putting our luggage into the trailer and said our goodbye’s to our weeping mum’s and grateful fathers. After, a very dull and uneventful speech it was finally time to leave… or was it? For tribe’s 1, 9 and probably a few others it took what felt like an age to finally hear the sound of the bus engine. Driving down the wet and wavy roads every bus watched a couple of movies such as Despicable Me, Dodge ball and others.

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18 March 2014 Suzi Milovanovic | News | Year 12  

Artists create art to communicate ideas, thoughts, or feelings.  They use a variety of methods—painting, sculpting, or illustration—and an assortment of materials, including oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, pencils, pen and ink, plaster, clay, and computers.  Artists' works may be realistic, stylized, or abstract and may depict objects, people, nature, or events.

ARTEXPRESS is a dynamic and popular exhibition that features a selection of outstanding student artworks.  These artworks were developed for the artmaking component of the HSC examination in Visual Arts, 2013.  ARTEXPRESS includes a broad range of approaches and expressive forms, including ceramics, collection of works, documented forms, drawing, graphic design, painting, photomedia, printmaking, sculpture, textiles and fibre, and time-based forms.

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17 March 2014 Suzi Milovanovic | News | Year 12  

Homebush Boys High School 2014 Study Skills Program, commenced in the first weeks of school.

The Study Skills Program assists students with their educational endeavours.

The Senior Program this year included a motivational speaker and exam preparation session presentation by guest speaker Mr Rowan Kunz.

Leading HSC motivational speaker and exam preparation coach Mr Rowan Kunz delivered a HSC Study Skills Workshop to all Year 12 students at Homebush Boys High School.    

Mr Rowan Kunz, CEO of Art Smart Education, believes a good study technique is the most important factor in achieving an outstanding Year 12 result.

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07 March 2014 Kim Attwood | News | Whole School  

Please click on the image to enjoy the latest edition of our Bush Bulletin. 

For previous editions of the Bush Bulletin, Click on the Bush Bulletin link in the Publications Box on the right hand side of this page.

06 March 2014 Tim Jurd | News | Extra-Curricular  

International Women's DayHomebush Boys High supports 2014 International Women's Day.
Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme for our internationalwomensday.com global hub and encourages advocacy for women's advancement everywhere in every way. It calls for challenging the status quo for women's equality and vigilance inspiring positive change.
The vast array of communication channels, supportive spokespeople, equality research, campaigns and corporate responsibility initiatives means everyone can be an advocate inspiring change for women's advancement.
Each year International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and the media celebrate the day.

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04 March 2014 Ramana Kirubagaran | News | Year 07  

Homebush Boys High School have decided this year to begin our BYOD Policy with the Year 7 group. We recommend the “Samsung Google Chromebook” be the first choice for the BYOD initiative to all students from 2014 onwards. This decision was made with careful considerations of many factors including but not limited to cost, functionality, durability and usability. We will be holding an information night for all Parents of Year 7 students in the very near future. We have been in touch with numerous suppliers and finalized the lowest cost and procedures to acquire our recommended BYOD - Samsung Google Chromebook.

For further details on the BYOD Charter, Guidelines for Use and BYOD Device Requirements, please view our HBHS BYOD - Student Agreement and Policy.

Parents have two options to purchase the Samsung Google Chromebook through the school. 

Option 1: $393.80

  • Samsung Google Chromebook
  • Belkin 11" Sleeve - Black
  • 2 Years Manufactures Warranty
  • 2 Years Accidental Damage Protection Included (Excess  Per Claim $100)
  • Delivery to School Included

Option 2: $20/month for 2 years (pre-approval required)

  • Samsung Google Chromebook
  • Belkin 11" Sleeve - Black
  • 2 Years Manufactures Warranty
  • 2 Years Accidental Damage Protection Included (Excess Per Claim $110)
  • Delivery to Home or School Included
 
 
03 March 2014 Tim Jurd | News | Year 07  

Go to the Public Schools website.


http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/

The Expression of Interest or EOI can be found at the public schools site or download the pdf by clicking the image below:

 
17 February 2014 Ramana Kirubagaran | News | Whole School  

Homebush Boys High School in conjuction with Arinum Solutions have recently developed a Free School App which an be downloaded for both iOS & Android. 

iOS: 
https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/homebush-boys-high-school/id650717985?mt=8

Android: 
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.homebushbops.com&hl=en

Cost: $0

There is a username/password which will need to be entered once you have downloaded and run the app for the first time:
Username: community
Password: homebushbohs

 

This App has 4 core functionalities:

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