20 February 2019 Stephan Madyski | News | Sports  

The conditions for the selection of Winter Sports are outlined below.

Please click on the image to view the sports selection sheet for winter 2019.

  1. Students are to access Moodle from the schools homepage and log in. Once in Moodle they are to enter Public (paper clip symbol) and then select the 2019 Sport Selections link and follow the instructions.
     
  2. Once in the 2019 Sport Selection page students are requested to nominate for ONE Grade or House Sport Activity. Please note you can only make one selection and students cannot change their selection once you click on the save button. So take care and think about your selection.
     
  3. Choose carefully/wisely! We will try to give each student the sport or activity that he requests, but that may not always be possible. If a sport selection is full you will not be able to join this sport online. If a sport is full the program will not allow you to be accepted into that sport and you will have to make another selection. Remember the early bird catches the worm! Priority will be given to students who are unsuccessful in Grade sport trials.
     
  4. Take careful notice of any special requirement for each sport, in particular the cost involved, venue location, transport arrangements and the equipment needed for the activity. Remember sport is compulsory/mandatory for all students including Year 12.

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12 February 2019 Kellie Whelan | News | Year 07  

Homebush Boys High School "Challenge & Growth" Adventure Camp. Introduction to Outdoor Education Orientation Camp Year 7 - 2019. The following camp has been organized as part of your child curriculum and your permission is required. Ever care will be taken of the group by the supervising teachers and camp staff. However, your child has some responsibilities and obligations associated with the came, and we assume that your permission also involves an undertaking by your child to act responsibly. 

Please click on the image to view the checklist. 

Venue: Fitzroy Falls Conference & Adventure Center

Date: 13th - 15th February 2019
Departure: 6:30am - School Hall 13th February 2019. 
Return: 5:00pm - School Hall 15th February 2019.

Transport: Bus

Aim: Through the processes of Experiential Learning and using the Outdoors as a catalyst we aim to promote personal growth and group development through the use of carefully controlled, challenging experiences. The program is designed to develop a growing sense of competence in dealing with the natural environment with a strong emphasis on safety. The program is challenging, combining physical and developmental activities with the overall aim of enhancing the student's self-reliance, increasing their confidence in their own abilities and assisting them in learning to cooperate and work with others through controlled experiences

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11 February 2019 Matina Shadwick | News | Whole School  

Homebush Boys High School - Year 7 2020 Information Afternoon

When: Tuesday 26th February 2019

Where: School Hall

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm (Please arrive by 4:45pm)

All Welcome

For all enquires contact 02 9764 3611 and request Ms Kellie Whelan (Enrolment Officer) or Mrs Matina Shadwick (Relieving Deputy Principal)

08 February 2019 Stephan Madyski | News | Sports  

You're been invited to play AFL in 2019 with Wests Juniors.

About Wests

  • U5s to U17s
  • Ultra low registration fees
  • Socks and shorts included
  • Playing jerseys provided
  • Qualified coaches
  • Age-appropriate rules for fun and
    fairness
  • Family atmosphere at games
  • Canteen & BBQ at both Wests grounds
  • Licensed club & restaurant

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.

06 February 2019 Kevin Elgood | News | Year 11   Year 12  

The senior curriculum involves a degree of flexibility due to the introduction of before and after school classes and study lessons. It is vital that the school ensures the safety and wellbeing of all students so these procedures must be followed to enable the school to track the attendance of all Year 11 and 12 students.

Our Safety, Learning and Respect matrix states clearly "Be at the right place at the right time".

  1. All students must carry their timetable and student identification card, and produce them for any staff member on request.
  2. Students must arrive promptly in the room indicated on their timetables, every lesson.
  3. Students must remain on school premises between timetabled lessons, including at recess or lunch. Students must NOT leave the school to go to Flemington or Homebush or visit their parked car.

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05 February 2019 Stephan Madyski | News | Sports  

The school is holding its annual swimming carnival on Friday the 8th of February 2019. We are fortunate to have been able to book the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre at Homebush for our 74th 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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30 January 2019 Phirum Duch | News | Whole School  

Welcome back to Homebush Boys High School for 2019.

Term 4 has kept the Prefect Team very busy. Throughout the term, the Prefect Team have completed a series of events including;

  • Creating new initiatives and improving Prefect goals and activities to create stronger leadership within the school.
  • Attending the Halogen Leadership Conference.
  • Raising funds and awareness for Movember and Anti-Violence against Women.
  • Attending the joint-school program with Strathfield Girls: Inner West Youth Health and Wellbeing Plan 2018-2023 Launch Day.
  • Organising and playing the Inter-school football competition between Prefects of Homebush Boys and Strathfield Girls High School.

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19 December 2018 Kevin Elgood | News | Whole School  

Have a safe and enjoyable holiday! 

School Resumes on: 

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 - Staff Only Day

Wednesday, 30th January, 2019 - Year 7, Year 11, Year 12 & All New Enrolment Students

Thursday, 31st January, 2019 - Year 8, Year 9 & Year 10

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19 December 2018 Emily Yong | News | Whole School  

On Friday 14th Week 9, 7A and Ms Yong collected and raised money for the UNHCR foundation during assembly and lunch outside the canteen. In case you don’t know what the UNHCR foundation is, it is a foundation which raises money for the refugees in need. We promoted the fundraiser by asking students to bring in their lunch from home and to donate the money intended to spend on lunch to the UNHCR.

7A students Shaasi Maheswaran, Ayman Chaabou, Zane Hamad, Aditya Tiwari, Sameen Roka  and Aarav Sharma spoke at assembly, informing the school about the fundraiser and the UNHCR. “Lunch Money for Refugees” cause provides severely malnourished children with type of peanut butter substance that helps gain weight rapidly and safely. Every year around three million children under five die due to causes related to malnourishment. Yet even a severely malnourished child has a 98% chance of survival if they receive support in time.

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17 December 2018 Cheiban Elaro | News | Year 11   Extra-Curricular  

Mrs Lea mentioned the Teachers Federation writing competition and strongly encouraged me to enter. I then ran the idea past my parents and they also encouraged me to enter it. At the time, my mind was not about winning, but it was the idea of participating and doing more external competitions, which I really enjoyed.

Of course, I would be competing against people who are also good writers and since this was an open competition about the theme of "Teachers Make a Difference", I believed that there would’ve been a lot of entries in an essay format. I also knew that many entrants would write poems. Finally, I took up the challenge and wrote this "epic" poem while I was busy with my Trials preparation.

My friends and teachers were inspiring me to write an epic poem. An epic poem has a distinctive form which allowed me to include some of my research into the journey of the history of Teachers Federation. I thought the epic form was suitable to reflect the long struggle of the Federation for better education of children. But I needed the appropriate vocabulary and tone for the epic structure.  I looked into epics such as the Odyssey and Beowulf which provided me with the register for the poem, but the research also made me realise how different my choice of words could be.

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