Tag: Community

  • Lidcombe Waratah FC

    Players wanted for 2018 - our 81st season. 

    Please visit https://lidcombewaratah.com.au 


    Come to the training days at Coleman Park, Georges Ave, Libcombe

    Under 12/13/14/15 - Thursday 5:45pm

    Under 16/17/18 - Wednesday 7pm

    New Players Welcome! 

    From under 6 years to seniors, over 35s and over 45s, girls and boys, men and women. 

    Please contact Secretary - Mel Rennie 0410591350 for more information. 

  • Free Parent Workshop

    Marie Bashir Public School, MBPS P&C and Strathfield Council are coming together to present a free seminar for parents.

    Brett Murray's "Power of Parenting" seminar
    Tuesday 6th March, 2018
    5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Auditorium, Marie Bashir Public School,
    159 Albert Rd, Strathfield

    Unpacks bullying, teen thinking and the cyber worked and focuses on the impact of positive parental influence. 

    Global Professional speaker for Anti-bullying, Brett Murray has 5 nominations for Australian of the Year, and over 26 years of experience empowering young lives, Make Bullying History Foundation is the culmination of decades of care, research, passion and coalface experience helping young people, families and communities better themselves. 


    Free refreshments and child minding for children aged 4-10.
    Ages10+ welcome to attend seminar. 

    Please click on the image for the RSVP slip and return it to the school front office. 

  • Youth Coaching

    Youth coaching is a gym based program aimed at improving knowledge and skills to help performance in sport and day to day life.

    Everyone that attends receives a personalized program designed specifically to help achieve your goals and will receive ongoing help and support during class times.

    The program runs from 4-5PM Monday to Friday and is FREE for gym members aged 14-18.

    For enquiries, please contact us on 94753100 or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Symphonia Jubilate

    Symphonia Jubilate is a symphony orchestra made up of students predominantly from primary and secondary schools in the Strathfield education area. Founded in 2013 by Tracy Burjan and Luke Wallace, the orchestra aims to provide students with an opportunity to rehearse, learn and perform quality orchestral music from a diverse range of musical styles, as well as to foster a new level of music appreciation and skill.

    Starting Saturday 3rd March 2018

    • 3 Orchestras, Primo, Secondo and Pizzicato.
    • High School, Primary School orchestral players and young string players.
    • No audition process necessary, just a desire to play music.
    • Enrolments are now available online at www.symphoniajubilate.com,
    • Any enquiries ring orchestra manager Margaret Coote 0438 100554

    Rehersal and Concert Venue - Marie Bashir Public School Hall
    Albert Rd, Strathfield. 4pm-6.15pm.


    Supported by the Department of Education. 

  • Transition to School

    Free information sessions for parents of children with additional needs.

    • Do you have a child with additional needs who is not yet at school?
    • Do you have questions about how best to help your child transition to school?
    • Do you want to know more about helping your child with additional needs to learn and thrive at school?

    These information sessions are:

    • Open to any parent of a child with additional needs who has not yet started school. You can choose whichever session is most convenient for you you do not need to be using the services if the agency hosting the session;
    • Presented by representatives from Department of Education (Public Schools), Sydney Catholic Schools, Association of Independent Schools and Aspect;
    • Provide information about enrolment and support for learning and other needs;
    • Include question and answer time.
  • P&C: AGM

    Where: Staff Common Room

    When: Tuesday 20th Feb 2018, 7pm

    All Welcome!

    For more details please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Year 7 Open Day Invitation

    Homebush boys High School will be having an open day for potential year 7 students for 2019.

    Date: Wednesday 28th February 2018

    Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

    Location:  Homebush Boys High School, Bridge Rd, Homebush


    All Welcome! For more information, please contact the school office on (02) 97643611

  • Cooks River Family Fun Ride

    Pump your tyres, lock in your cleats, the Cooks River Family Fun Ride is bringing the best of Strathfield cycling to you!

    This all ages event is a fantastic way to explore our local area and cycle ways in a relaxed and safe way. Starting at Dean Reserve, ride along the Cooks River cycleway to Freshwater Park and back again, through some of Strathfield’s most beautiful reserves.

    There’s plenty to do at the finish line as well, with free bike tuning, music, refreshments, an upgraded playground, kids activities, tips on safe cycling and information about Strathfield, sustainability and our natural environment.

    This FREE family event is suitable for riders of all experience levels and sure to be a hit these summer school holidays!

  • Citizenship Ceremony

    Dear Supper supporters,

    We held our final Strathfield Council Citizenship Supper on the evening of 9th November. It was a successful night.

    A big thank you for those who donated foods and baked cakes and made a monetary contribution!

    Maria and I would not be able to run this wonderful event without your fabulous assistance. Thank you.

    Thank you Ms Duch for organising our fantastic year 10 SRC helpers that night (Michael, Hari and Charlie).

    Again, such helpful and courteous young men who made a wonderful impression to all the guests and represented Homebush Boys exceptionally well.

    Thank you office staff for your excellent support with keeping the food for us and collecting any money.

    Thank you too to Megan and Janet for joining us last Thursday to learn about the Coordinators role.

  • P & C AGM

    Homebush Boys High School P & C - AGM

    What: General Meeting & Annual General Meeting

    When: 21st November, 7pm

    Where: Staff Common Room, Homebush Boys High School


    • Nominations for 2018 Exec & Subcommittees


    To find out more information and thes positions please go to P & C Federation page - FAQs or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    All Welcome! 

  • Pink Ribbon Day 2017


    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.

  • BBB Awards Embraced by the Community

    As part of rejuvenating the school’s PBL matrix and values, the PBL Team introduced the Bush Boy Behaviour (BBB) awards early in term one this year. The staff and students have embraced this initiative to award positive behaviour and maintain our values across the school.

    Data collected so far reinforce the success of the BBB Awards. Students have placed 5014 BBB awards in the Friday assembly raffle box. This equates to a weekly average of 179 BBBs. On Friday 24 March there were 324 BBBs in the box. This is the highest weekly contribution. As well, this has resulted in over 800 bronze awards awarded to the students during the past 3 terms.

  • Supporting My Child’s Wellbeing

    What: A free seminar for parents of young people aged 3 - 18 years on "Strategies for managing child and adolescent anxiety."

    When: Tuesday, 17th October 2017. Expo (4-6pm), Seminar (6-9pm).

    Where: Burwood Library and Community Hub, 2 Conder Street Burwood

    Free for all parents in the Inner West. Registration required.

    Please click on the flyer on the right for more details.

  • P&C Meeting: HBHS Study Skills 2017

    The next P&C Meeting is on Tuesday evening at 7pm in the Common Room.

    What: P&C Meeting with special guest Ms Budanovic presenting study skills for parents. All are welcome.
    When: Tuesday 19/09/2017
    Time: 7 pm
    Where: Common Room

    Homebush Boys High School has introduced a new study skills program in 2017. Students in Years 7 – 12 have participated in workshops teaching them how to be more organised, motivated and proactive when it comes to their learning.

    At this meeting Ms Budanovic will cover highlights of the program this year, what is in store for 2017, and the vital role of parents in helping their children consolidate their study skills at home and reach their full potential.

  • uBelong and Bassam Maaliki

    During the July school holidays I hosted a flash mob choir. So what's a flash mob choir you ask?

    It is a number of people from all walks of life who come together in a hall and with the help of music conductor/composer to get a chance to sing like no one is watching or listening. You're given a song sheet have a few practice runs and then just sing your heart out. The only requirement to attend is to be equipped with enthusiasm, have any type of voice and have a passion for the cause it's supporting.

    Well in this case it was my cause UBelong, a project to help foster a culture of welcoming and inclusiveness in our community and around Australia.

    Earlier in the year I heard of a place called City Recital Hall with Richard Gill and how they have started a trend called a 'flash mob choir'. I was very interested. I sent Richard and Elaine an email not expecting a response let alone an invitation to have my own flash mob choir. I was humbly blown away!

    Richard Gill (World renowned composer), Elaine Chia (City Recital Hall CEO), the team and I had a meeting and we discussed what it involved and how honored they were to be a part of my cause uBelong.

    So the mission began....

  • Exodus Foundation

    The Exodus Foundation at Ashfield, is an organisation that meets the needs of Sydney’s poor and homeless by connecting each guest with the professional services they need to break their cycle of poverty. Their mission is to be a provider of food, primary health care and crisis support to Sydney’s homeless and aim to deliver services to the highest possible standard. Their generous and benevolent activities are supported by communities in the form of donations, volunteering and strategic partnerships.

    During term two, the SRC spoke to the school about helping this foundation. Throughout the remainder of the term, students began to provide food cans to give as donations to the organisation. Each assembly, students were also urged to donate a few dollars.

  • P & C Meeting Reminder

    The next P and C Meeting is on next Tuesday evening at 7pm in the Common Room.
    What: P & C Meeting
    When: Tuesday 15.8.17
    Time: 7 pm
    Where: Common Room
    Agenda Items:
    • Healthy Canteen Strategy
    • Principal's Update
    • Progress on Grants
  • Inner West Little Athletics Centre

    Registrations for the Inner West Little Athletics Centre 2017/2018 season are open!

    • Register online at www.iwlac.org.au/information/registration/
      • Select Inner West as your centre & follow the prompts
      • Family discounts for 2 or more children.
    • Register online, then collect your Info Pack & Season Numbers and buy uniforms on the Collection & Information nights
    • Just bring a copy of:
      • Your printed online receipt
      • Your child’s Birth Certificate or Passport (new members only)
    • Registration Pack Collection nights
      • Fridays 18th & 25th August, 6pm to 8pm St Luke’s Oval, Concord
    • Information night for New Members & Age Managers
      • Friday 1st September, 6pm to 8pm St Luke’s Oval, Concord
    • Season starts 6pm, Friday 8th September
      • For boys and girls age 4-17 – St Luke’s Oval, Concord
      • For Further information, 0469 843 096 or www.iwlac.org.au
  • Tuning in to Teens (Arabic)

    The Prosper Project Australia is running a free Tuning In To Teens in Arabic in term 3.

    Punchbowl Community Centre
    44 Rossmore Avenue Punchbowl

    Thursdays 17th August – 21st September (6 weeks) 10.30am – 12.30pm


    Please click on the Flyer on the right hand side for details.



  • #uBelong - Sydney Flash Mob Choir

    During the July School Holidays, City Recital Hall will be supporting my cause #uBelong with a special edition of their event, Sydney Flash Mob Choir.

    Sydney Flash Mob Choir is a spontaneous choir. We give you a song sheet and you sing your heart out.
    There will be a special surprise guest!!
    Be part of what could be the biggest choir you’ve ever seen.

    Like #uBelong, Sydney Flash Mob Choir, welcomes everyone and celebrates community and belonging.

    It’s free and I’d love you to come along and support #uBelong -
    "Where I am, Ubelong"

    When: Tuesday 11th of July at 1pm.
    Where: City Recital Hall - Angel Place, Sydney (just off Martin Place)