06 February 2020 Lidia Budanovic | News | Whole School  

Information for Parents about that ELES Study Skills Website at HBHS

The ELES Study Skills Online Handbook provides a comprehensive digital guide for students as to the study skills needed for success in high school. Homebush Boys High School will be delivering study skills sessions to Years 7 - 12 throughout 2020.

The modules below will be delivered in workshops and year meetings. Students will also receive resources throughout the year to help keep their study skills on track.




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04 February 2020 Kevin Elgood | News | Whole School   Coronavirus  

Update advice for Parents – 2 February 2020
Current advice from the Australian Government Department of Health for parents in regards to the Novel Coronavirus is:

  • Any student and staff arriving in Australia from 1 February 2020 who has been in mainland China or transited through mainland China (not just Hubei province) is excluded from school and child care services for a period of 14 days from the date they left mainland China as the Novel Coronavirus’ incubation period can be as long as two weeks.
  • Any confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus will be excluded until they are medically cleared to return
  • Close contact of a confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus will be excluded for 14 days since last contact with the confirmed case.
  • Any student and staff arriving before 1 February our previous advice remains that students and staff who were in Hubei province are excluded from school or child care services for 14 days, and those who were in the rest of China are requested not to not attend school or child care services for a period of 14 days after leaving China.
  • More information can be found at NSW Health.

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31 January 2020 Enver Kerem | News | Sports  

The school is holding its annual swimming carnival on Friday the 7th of February 2020. We are fortunate to have been able to book the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre at Homebush for our 75th Swimming Carnival. Students will be able to use the most up-to-date equipment and compete in the actual pool that was used by competitors in the 2000 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 Aquatic Centre based on Houses. Students are encouraged to wear clothing in their house colours or wear their school sports uniform.

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