07 August 2017 Tom Nieser | News | Year 09   Sports  

Last term, a group of year nine and ten boys participated in the AFL skills program. The program was run by the AFL (Sydney Swans) and supported by Western Suburbs Junior Australian Football Club. The program took place during period four Tuesdays for five weeks on the Western grass.

Over the course of five weeks, we learnt and developed different skills such as kicking, handpassing, marking and evading. We did so using drills, competitions and games, incorporating skills that we had learnt.

The skills we learnt are beneficial, providing us with necessary skills to play AFL for a local club or even in other sports.

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04 August 2017 Kirsty Glasby | News | Extra-Curricular   Whole School   Sports  

Ashfield Cricket Club is a not for profit organisation which assists disadvantaged children in the community play cricket and is run entirely by volunteers.

ACC-Cricket Club
Ashfield Croydon Centenary CC
Minis, Juniors & Seniors,

Cricket with Friends

Registrations open online from July

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.acc.nsw.cricket.com.au

03 August 2017 Lidia Budanovic | News | Year 11   Year 12  

The valuable information below is from the ELES Study Skills handbook creator Dr Prue Salter. HBHS has subscribed to the handbook in 2017 to deliver ongoing study skills to our students in years 7 – 12. All students in Years 11 and 12 have access to the website. Students should see Ms Budanovic if they have lost their log in details.

How can parents help during stressful assessment times?

The second semester often heralds blocks of examinations or assessments for students. Some students cope well with the pressure and stress while others find it overwhelming. Of course, the more prepared students are, the less stress they are likely to experience. Encourage students to start their preparation for examinations and assessments early, in particular their study notes. If your student has examination blocks this semester, these tips will help you provide the support they need.

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02 August 2017 Gina Sorensen | News | Community  

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

Location:
Punchbowl Community Centre
44 Rossmore Avenue Punchbowl

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

 

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

 

 

31 July 2017 Anna Paleothodoros | News | Whole School  

Commencing Term 3 2017 Homebush Boys High School is introducing a Technology Policy to provide students, staff and parents with clear guidelines regarding the safe and appropriate use of technology at School.

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is now a compulsory policy at Homebush Boys High School. All students are required to bring their devices charged and ready for use every day. The primary purpose is to assist the teaching and learning of our students and better prepare them for the paperless workplace and society of the twenty first century, into which they will enter upon leaving school. Other reasons are the economic savings, allowing funds to be diverted to better use, and environmental sustainability. Further information on device requirements is available in the BYOD Policy.

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28 July 2017 Rita Zammit | News | Whole School  

SBS Radio presents the SBS National Languages Competition 2017 to encourage and celebrate a love of learning languages in Australia.

We are calling out to all school students across Australia, who are learning a language other than English.

Entires open on Monday 24th July and close on Friday 1st September 2017.

Age Categories

  • Category A: Junior Primary (Aged 4-7)
  • Category B: Primary (Aged 8-12)
  • Category C: Junior High School (Aged 13-15)
  • Category D: Senior High School (Aged 16-18)

How to Enter

  1. Log on to www.sbs.com.au/NLC17
  2. Fill in the entry form
  3. Upload a video (max 30 seconds) telling us "What learning a language means to you?" The video should be in a language other than English
  4. Include a written script in English, translating the video content
  5. Submit your entry

 

27 July 2017 Ginette Ball | News | Sports  

It was with a heavy heart that we had our last day of Tennis for Wednesday sport at Powel Creek Tennis Courts as we will be moving on to Summer sport next week. We gave Brett, our coach, a thank you card for all his hard work and effort with the group this semester. He organised regular competative games such as "Hot Shot" and "First to 21" which the students enjoyed immensely. His enthusiasm and encouragement on the court also meant that everybody's tennis game improved, too. We look forward to the next time we can play under his tutelage. 

25 July 2017 Iqbal Singh | News | Year 12  

On Friday the 16th June, 2017, thirteen students from Year 12 chemistry class took part in the prestigious RACI Titration Competition held at University of Sydney. Ms Catalano, the teacher in-charge prepared these students for the competition and had put in a huge effort working even after school hours.

There were 32 teams from 12 different schools in Sydney who took part in this competition. I can say this with great pride that Homebush Boys High School secured 6th position in the competition.

Huge congratulations to all the participants and Ms Catalano. We are certainly looking forward to our continued participation next year as well.

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24 July 2017 Daniel Carrozza | News | Sports  

Concord Comets Baseball Club is a local community Baseball club. It is run by parent volunteers to provide kids in our local area with the opportunity to play Baseball. We have a proud history in grass roots sport. We put player participation first and work hard at not only developing the skills of our players, but also instilling the values of good sportsmanship.

The physical and social benefits of playing sport are well documented. Playing Baseball is a good way to develop hand-eye coordination, quick thinking and reaction skills. Playing Baseball is an ideal way to make friends while at the same time getting a healthy dose of exercise. Running, catching, throwing and swinging a bat have benefits for your whole body.

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21 July 2017 Merrill Sells | News | Whole School  

Information for parents and carers

What is the national data collection?

The Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (the national data collection) is an annual collection that counts the number of school students receiving an adjustment due to disability and the level of reasonable adjustment they are receiving.

The national data collection counts students who have been identified by a school team as receiving an adjustment to address a disability as defined under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (the DDA). The DDA can be accessed from the ComLaw website at www.comlaw.gov.au.

What is the benefit for my child?

The aim of the national data collection is to collect quality information about school students receiving an adjustment due to disability in Australia.

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