15 November 2017 John G Kennedy | News | Whole School  

Dear Students, Staff, and Parents/Caregivers of Homebush Boys High School,

Recently the Minister for Education, Mr Rob Stokes announced a new School Leadership Strategy. The strategy aims to increase the department’s support for school leaders so they can focus on leading, teaching and learning in their schools.

A new position, Director Educational Leadership has been created (previously Directors Public Schools NSW) to help strengthen induction for new principals and to provide better support for principals.
I wish to announce today that I have been successful at gaining one of these positions through a comparative assessment process and I will take up my appointment from the start of Term 2 2018.

It is with mixed emotions that I take up this position. I have greatly appreciated the opportunity to lead Homebush Boys High School. It is a vibrant community of young men, dedicated staff and supportive parents and carers.

I will continue in my role until the end of Term 1 2018.

The process to fill my position will be announced shortly and I will endeavour to keep you informed of this process.
I would like to thank you all for the opportunity to lead and work with one of the most engaging communities of my career.


Yours in Education

John G Kennedy


13 November 2017 Rabi and Peter | News | Year 11  

On Wednesday the 25th of October, a selection of Homebush Boys High School students had the privilege to go to the University of NSW to attend the High School Information Day for Engineering.

The coordinators of the prestigious event and university students gave us a very warm welcome as we entered the grounds. The organisers briefly discussed the major role of Engineering in our society and how it plays a major role in our daily lives whilst outlining the schedule for the day. As students, we were informed about the splendid campus of UNSW and its numerous engineering facilities and labs. After the terrific introduction, we were sent off to our first Engineering workshops of the day which gave us insights to specific fields of Engineering.

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10 November 2017 Eric D | News | Community  


Who knew a six letter word, so tiny, so insignificant, could change a life so much.

From a single word, tears fall. From a single word, a world crumbles.

From a single word, you are parentless, partnerless, sisterless, brotherless… lifeless.

Cancer is so much bigger than itself.

It grows and grows, grows beyond the physical, emotionally affecting partners, children, families, societies.

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