03 May 2017 Judith Edwards | News | Whole School  

Once again, Mother's Day approaches! The annual HBHS Mother's Day Stall features hand-assembled Swarovski crystal and sterling silver jewellery. There are many colours available, drop a hint your son now! The prices have been kept low for many years and this year's stall will still have 2010 prices. The stall is run not only to help the HBHS students find a unique gift for their caregivers, but to support the school's Literacy Fund (all profits go right back to the school to purchase items for the Speed Reading Program!).

What: Genuine Swarovski Crystals & Sterling Silver

  • Earrings: $8 - $10
  • Bracelets: $15 - $18
  • Pendants: $8
  • Sterling Neck Chains: $10

When: Week 3, Thursday & Friday - All Lunch
Where: Near the Arches

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02 May 2017 Ramana Kirubagaran | News | Year 07   Year 08  

Mr. Joe Teh from the Sydney Jets Badminton Academy is offering free Badminton training to Homebush Boys High School Students in Year 7 and Year 8. He coaches players from beginners up to national level who are playing in the international arena. 

When: Friday, Week 2, Term 2, 2017 onwards

Where: School New Gymnasium, Homebush Boys High School

Time: Every Friday (School Term), 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Students are to be in P.E. uniform and indoor sporting shoes (compulsory)

Permission notes can be collected from and returned to Mr. Ha (Maths Dept.) or Mr .Ramana (AV room)

28 April 2017 Annette Bremner | News | Sports  

You're been invited to play AFL in 2017 with Wests Juniors.

About Wests

  • U5s to U17s
  • Ultra low registration fees
  • Socks and shorts included
  • Playing jerseys provided
  • Qualified coaches
  • Family atmosphere at games
  • Licensed club & restaurant

Homebush Boys AFL footballer Aydin Bremner won the ANZAC Day Medal for being best on ground in the Western Suburbs verse Miranda u17s game on Sunday.  Aydin plays AFL with other Homebush Boys from his year Todd Dale and Hugh Macarthur. Other Homebush Boys AFL footballers include  Tommy Neiser (Year 8), Harris Totidis and Hayden Carrol (Year 11), and Johnny Neiser (Year 12).

The club has room for three more players in their u15 and u17 teams and it is not too late to join.

Register now at www.westsjuniorsafl.com.au

For more information please contact Richard on 0408 409 200 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
 
 
27 April 2017 Cheiban Elaro | News | Extra-Curricular  

The Annual All Boys John Symond Public Speaking Competition was held in the school hall on Thursday 16 March, 2017. Twenty-five students from Years 7-11 each delivered a 4 minute speech on topics such as A Path worth Taking, The Best things in Life are Free, Technology has gone too far, The Silent Killer, The Point of No Return and Put Another Log in the Fire.

The students competed in 2 sections – a junior section and a senior section. The competition was lively with some exemplary performances throughout the day. The chair was Tobias Buckley and the timekeeper was Rukshil Darshan. Ms Sahay was the adjudicator.

The winners in the junior section were Timothy Choong (first), Samuel Livingston (runner up), Alve Rayan (second runner up). And Elias Mansfield was recognized with the highly commended award. In the Senior Section, the winner was Tobias Buckley, whilst the first runner up was Charles Mclean and Fawad Faheem was the second runner up. Niranjan Reghunath was highly commended for his effort.

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26 April 2017 Cheiban Elaro | News | Year 07   Year 08   Year 09  

I am pleased to inform you that all students in Years 7, 8 and 9 are now enrolled in a literacy on-line program. It is a wonderful year-long course which students will be encouraged to work through predominantly as homework. For students in Years 8 and 9 this involvement in a continuation of last year’s program.

The program, WordFlyers (www.wordflyers.com.au), is a product developed by Blake Education, the same company that has developed the popular Reading Eggs in primary school. Each student will be working at his own pace and each student will start at his own ability level.

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07 April 2017 Kerrie Ray | News | Whole School  

Have a safe and enjoyable holiday! 

School Resumes on: 
Monday 24th April - Staff Development Day (No Students)
Wednesday 26th April - First day back Term 2
Friday 28th April - School Athletics Carnival

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07 April 2017 Daniel Carrozza | News | Whole School  

The school is holding its annual athletics carnival on Friday 28th of April 2017. We are fortunate to have been able to book the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre at Homebush for this event. Students will be able to use the most up-to-date equipment and compete on the warm-up track that was used by competitors in the Olympic Games.

All students are expected to attend, either as spectators or participants. Admission to the carnival has been paid out of the voluntary school fees. Students will be marked present before entering the Athletics Centre based on Houses. Students are encouraged to wear clothing in their house colours and each student doing so will be awarded a bonus point towards the carnival results. Rolls will be marked at 8.30am, just outside the main entrance.

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07 April 2017 John G Kennedy | News | Whole School  

There is currently an outbreak of measles in South Western and Western Sydney, with at least 9 people having acquired the disease in the region during March 2017.

The reported cases include children and infants who have attended childcare centres and secondary schools. There is potential for the measles outbreak to spread further as the infected young people have large social networks both within and outside of their schools, and some have travelled on public transport whilst infectious. Measles is highly infectious and anyone who isn’t vaccinated is at risk of infection if they have had contact with an infectious case.

Immunisation is effective in preventing measles. It is important for everyone to ensure that they have received at least two doses of measles containing vaccine (MMR). Unless people are certain they have had two doses of measles vaccine, they should visit their GP as soon as possible for free measles vaccination.

The first sign of measles is usually a high fever, a runny nose, cough, and red, watery eyes. The rash usually starts on the face and upper neck and spreads over the body, hands and feet. The rash lasts for 4-7 days

Further information about measles can be found on the NSW Ministry of Health website at: 
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/Measles_Factsheet.aspx

05 April 2017 William & Pritiv | News | Year 10  

On Friday, the 17th of March, a group of Year10 students from Homebush Boys High School went to Chatswood High School for the Discovering Engineering course, organised by Engineers Australia. We met up at Strathfield Train station at 7am and caught the 7:20 train to Chatswood, we arrived at approximately 8:00 and we departed the train station for Chatswood High School at around 8:30 and we were guided by a student from Chatswood High School.

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03 April 2017 Gina Sorensen | News | Whole School  

Auburn Youth Centre - April School Holiday Program 2017

When: Monday 10th April - Friday 21st April

Where: Wyatt Park Sports Complex, Church St, Lidcombe NSW 2141

Activities:

  • Drumming workshops
  • Easter egg hunt
  • Soccer competition
  • Ping pong 
  • Cricket game
  • Auburn's Got Talent
  • Painting

Excursions:

  • Blue Mountains Bush Walk - Tuesday 11th April 10:30am -5:00pm
  • Trampoline girls only - Wednesday 12th April 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Movies (Reading cinemas Auburn) - Thursday 13th April 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Bowling & lazertag (Fairfield) - Friday 21st April 12:00pm - 4:00pm

All activities are FREE and for ages 12-24

Important: Children under 16 must have parental consent for all excursions

To register, please complete the registration form available at www.ayc.org.au

For more information please visit www.ayc.org.au or call 9646 2122