25 November 2019 Phirum Duch | News | Whole School  

On Monday 11th November 2019, Homebush Boys High School Prefects attended the special Remembrance Day Ceremony held at the Auburn War Memorial Park. It is important that all young Australians participated in this commemorative event as Remembrance Day is a very significant date in Australia’s history. By participating in this event, the students shared with the Returned Services Men and Women the traditions and spirit of Anzac. Engaging in the ceremony, the Prefects were invited to place an individual name tag on a field of 140 miniature crosses, one for each of the men of Auburn who have died in the Great War.

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22 November 2019 Christy Cheung | News | Sports  

On Friday 8th November, twelve players from our Opens Grade Volleyball teams participated in the SVNSW Volleyball School Cup, playing in Opens Boys Division 2 . They arrived early at the Genea Netball Centre at Sydney Olympic Park, keen and ready for an exciting day of volleyball.

Sai Shivam Bhonsle Benjamin Huang Jason Qian
Daniel Carnt Danees Krishnapalan Aryan Sharma
Gautham Deepa Kumar Seokhee Lee William Tran
Shiv Gowrishankar Sourabh Leelchand Joseph Wang



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20 November 2019 Phirum Duch | News | Whole School  

In the month of November, the Prefect Team is raising funds and educating the student body about men’s health. To change the face of men’s health, the prefects are running a competition of “Who can grow the best moustache” between a chosen number of staff and students from the Prefect Body, in order to raise money for the Movember charity. The Prefects are implementing a new fundraising scheme which seeks to raise money through the use of a donation box inside the canteen. This scheme will run for the course of Movember and will allow students and staff to donate to the charity to help to raise funds and promote awareness of men’s health and more specifically, prostate cancer. At the end of November, the Prefect Body will hold a commemorative lunch to mark the end of Movember. During this lunch, the prefects will shave their moustaches (and possibly wax their legs) in front of the school, under the arches.

To support this great cause, please go online to donate or you can put your change from the canteen into the donation tins.

Thank you

The Prefect Team

18 November 2019 Kim Gane | News | Whole School  

Free 2 week course
For Parents and Carers of 9-17 year olds

Learn about:

  • What platforms young people are using and why
  • Ways to talk to your child about using technology
  • How to manage technology as a family

When: Tuesday 19th & 26th November, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Waranara School, 434 Marrickville Road, Marrickville

Registration is essential.
Please email your full name, email address and contact number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

15 November 2019 Kevin Elgood | News | Whole School  

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For all the previous edition of the Bush Bulletin, click on the Bush Bulletin link in the Publications Box on the right-hand side of this page. 

14 November 2019 Matina Shadwick | News | Year 12  

The Year 12 Clearance Day is on Friday 15 November 2019 from 11:30 am till 3:00 pm in the School Hall.

Students are asked to return all textbooks and school resources as well as settle all outstanding school and subject specific fees.

As in previous years, Homebush Boys High School continues to support the Exodus Foundation and students are asked to bring in a can of non-perishable food or a $2 donation as their contribution. Mr Madyski will be collecting all cans as he signs Year 12 students off all sporting fee commitments.

In the words of a previous sports coordinator, Mr Tedford.....No Can, No Can DO!

Year 12 References will be available for all students at the end of the clearance process.​

13 November 2019 Tim Stinson | News | Year 08   Year 10  

For the month of November, selected boys from Year 8 and Year 10 are spending their Tuesdays making artworks for the Lidcombe Center. This was a way to congratulate these students of their efforts in Visual Arts this year and to inspire them for their further studies next year. Each week the boys are making artworks that are then uploaded to the Lidcombe Centre's Facebook and Instagram pages, voted on by the public and awards of $200 and $100 will be given to the winning artworks. Working closely with the marketing manager of the Lidcombe Centre, Setty Ferdousian, we are looking forward to displaying more work in the centre, creating murals and finding news ways in which the creative arts at Homebush Boys High School can engage with its community in valuable and sustainable ways.

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11 November 2019 Maria Serafim | News | Community  

Many schools will temporarily cease operations on Tuesday 12 November due to fires.

Keep updated at http://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/school-safety

If you have children at non-operational schools, please do not leave them unattended at home.


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11 November 2019 Christos Halkidis | News | Community  

Congratulations to Bassam Maaliki of Year 11 for being nominated and reaching the final 4 in the category of NSW Young Australian of the Year Awards for 2020 for his work as a refugee advocate and fundraiser. Bassam is a second generation Lebanese Australian Muslim who at the age of 14 set up the #UBelong project to help all refugees, regardless of background or ethnicity, to feel at home in Australia.

By creating and selling key-shaped badges – a symbol of belonging – Bassam has raised more than $60,000 for refugee support groups and charities. People who buy Bassam's badges can wear them in solidarity with refugees, migrants and all people seeking asylum, helping raise awareness about the challenges of refugees and the importance of multicultural inclusion.

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08 November 2019 Phirum Duch | News | Year 12  

On the 4th of November 2019, the 2019-2020 Prefect Team was privileged to attend the National Young Leader’s Day at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre to a plethora of inspirational and motivational speakers, who shared their successes and defeats through life and the lessons they learned from them.

The first speaker, John Coutis was a living breathing example of resilience, self-discipline and determination. He spoke about the importance of parents and the paramount role they have in their children’s lives, and how we as the younger generation take what they do for granted. John further iterated the value of experience in shaping our individual and collective human experiences, saying that “Life is about getting out of your comfort zone.” John ended his speech by emphasising the importance of goal setting and the motivation they provide in times of hardship and the forward direction they put us on through our journey of life.

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