12 August 2013 Ramana Kirubagaran | News | Whole School  

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05 August 2013 Suzi Milovanovic | News | Staff  

On-going professional learning, at Homebush Boys High School, is essential in ensuring that staff is provided with current information, developments and future educational direction.  Complementing this, is the teaching and learning process, staff commitment to life-long learning and most importantly, the continual need for further skills development and improvement.  As a school we recognise, value and support the need for opportunities for all staff to be professional committed learners in an on-going manner. 

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05 August 2013 Tim Jurd | News | Year 12  

Is it Art or Agriculture? A cow inspired by the Visual Arts teacher, Mr Letsios, has come to graze in the school garden.
Here is the student creation that was a finalist in the Archibull competition last year.
See here the cow refuses to eat the nutritious offerings of the school gardens.

01 August 2013 Caitlin Dwyer | News | Staff  

During the next few weeks our school, along with other public schools in the area, will be participating in the trial of a new tool (PLASST) being developed by the Department of Education and Communities for teachers to identify the learning and support needs of their students.

This trial is focussed on the development of a sound and reliable online tool that, when finalised, can be used by teachers in collaboration with parents and carers to identify the strengths and educational needs of students with additional learning and support needs. This information will assist schools in planning and personalising learning and support for individual students who require adjustments in their day to day learning.

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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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28 May 2013 Super User | News | Year 12  

Leonardo Pane wins Youth Achievement AwardHomebush Boys High School student, Leonardo Pane, has won the Strathfield Youth Achievement Awards 2013 – Community Service Award.

Leonardo Pane is a student of exceptional standing and has been recognised through many awards for outstanding service rendered to the community. He has proven to be a valuable asset to both the school and region. He enjoys a tradition of active community involvement, over 750 hours to voluntary based and community service activities. He is also an organiser and participant of community school activities, as well as, being a fine student.

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01 April 2013 Ryan Chadwick | News | Whole School  

New SiteWelcome to the Homebush Boys High New Website!  It's been a while coming, some may say too long, but it's finally here.  It's not quite finished yet but it's getting close and we believe it to be a huge improvement over the old site so we thought it would be good to let you get started exploring whilst we add the final polish and the last of the content.

Feel free to explore though keep in mind that not all areas are complete yet.

We tried to make the new site with a focus on you the user.  We know that the modern user expects (demands?) information at their fingertips no matter where they are so the new website has been designed to work beautifully on your desktop or laptop but also elegantly on your phone and tablet.  We know that you like to keep up to date with what is happening so we've made News front and center with easy access to the various Homebush Boys publications down the right hand side and the calendar up top.  You'll also find information you often need (as a student, parent or other) always there at the top right.

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04 February 2013 Super User | News | Year 10  

Mr Jonothon Sculthorpe, Head Teacher PE, leads a fabulous group of year 10 pioneers on the World Challenge. This intrepid group of students is comprised of Lukas Sorensen, Deren Mehmet, Laclan Mackintosh, Bilal El-Sayed, Alexander Flinn, Po-Shen Wang and Songlin Wu and they are flying off to Malaysia to trek in the mountains for one month. These students will live and work in the remote villages seeing and experiencing life as few of their mates could ever dream of doing. The group will be travelling with World Challengers from Bateman’s Bay High and North Lakes Senior Campus.

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