29 August 2019 Tim Stinson | News | Whole School  

Students in the Visual Arts and Music faculty will be exhibiting and performing their HSC work on Thursday 5th September. As always, this evening is a celebration of the hard work, dedication, persistence and, above all, creativity of our students here at Homebush Boys.

A collection of student art works will be on display from 5.00pm, and then the Music students will perform their musical items from around 6.00pm.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Where: Homebush Boys High School, C-Block & School Hall

When: Thursday 5th September, 2019, 5:00pm - 7:30pm (Musical Performance commence at 6pm)

Refreshments will be served in Room 42

 

28 August 2019 Kevin Elgood | News | Whole School  

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26 August 2019 Christy Cheung | News | Year 07  

Last Friday, on the 16th August, Years 7s participated in the annual World of Maths Roadshow and they were introduced to a new exciting world of mathematics. They were split into groups to explore some “mind-boggling” and “brain-breaking" problems, which required some strong lateral thinking to solve. Students were encouraged to cooperate with one another and share ideas with each other. ​They worked well together in their groups and solved the puzzles one by one. Students enjoyed the experience and some of them commented:

“It was a mind-blowing experience and we had a lot of fun. It was good brain stimulation.”

“We had a math-tacular day!”

As always, a big thank you to the World of Maths and our presenter, Pak.

22 August 2019 Kyung-ae Yu | News | Year 08  

The 2019 Ride the Korean Wave Incursion was really cool and fun. I learnt a lot from the cooking and patchwork sessions and enjoyed K-pop dancing and Taekwondo practices. I do thank all the performers and teachers who came to spread Korean culture.

Firstly, even though I already knew how to sew, I was taught much more techniques from the craft class. I was able to make a pretty bookmark at the end of the lesson and I use it for the book I’m currently reading.

As for the cooking, I made a huge mistake - I put one of the oils to marinate the meat! I thought I was doing it right until I discovered that the oil would be burnt straight away if it were cooked. Fortunately, we were wisely guided and the bibimbap we made was delicious. 

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16 August 2019 Georgia Anton | News | Extra-Curricular  

On the 25th June 2019, a group of Homebush Boys students had the privilege of attending the UTS STEM day. It was a great opportunity for us to discover and experience the different faculties of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) at university. It provided insight into the courses we could choose from to pursue our interests in UTS, and how it applies to the real world. We attended three workshops that varied in its field of study, each with its own uniqueness in STEM Transdisciplinary Innovation, Mechanical & Mechatronics, and Advanced Materials and Data Science.

Our first workshop was on exploring unknown possibilities which was part of transdisciplinary innovation where we had to use two categories to come up with an idea that benefits humanity. Our chosen topics was science and visual arts, and our second idea deriving from the topics was paint and physics. We had a lot of trouble attempting to mediate a plausible and creative idea. We originally had an impractical and over-the-top ideas that made no sense or were unnecessary and not unique. We came up with an idea relating to forensics which was how a blood splatter can determine how much strength is needed to create a blood splatter of a particular magnitude, hence being able to visualise the muscular build of the attacker.

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13 August 2019 Iqbal Singh | News | Year 09  

My Science @MQ is an initiative of Macquarie University to promote Inquiry based teaching and learning of Science to the Primary school students. In this, students from a local primary school in partnership with a local high school will participate in a three day hands on science activities involving making models, displays and other modes of practical work demonstrations in science.

10 students from 9 Science A are representing the Homebush Boys High school to mentor the Marie Bashir Public School students. The high school students are trained by Macquarie University staff in a program called MyStic briefing. HBHS students attended this training at Strathfield Girls High school on Thursday 8 August 2019.

HBHS boys now will be mentoring the MBPS students under the guidance of Mr Singh, on August 15 and 29 and on September 12 2019 from 9 am to 11.30 am at Marie Bashir Public school. The work of the students will be displayed at MBPS for the students, staff and the parents. This work later will be displayed at a fair at Macquarie University, in the first week of November 2019. This will be attended by the parents of the students, teachers and other members of the community. Congratulations to all the students who have participated in this project.
 

09 August 2019 Georgia Anton | News | Year 10  

Throughout the last couple of weeks we have had the pleasure of having Macquarie University Representatives present to our Year 10 students. They have inspired our students to look at post school options, regarding courses that they can pursue, scholarships to apply for and other schemes that will assist them achieve their career goals.

Furthermore, MQU have not only been generous in their time but have been very accommodating in the sort of services that they have provided such as 1:1 consultations and are willing to work with our school to customize programs to suit our student's needs.

On behalf of the school we’d like to thank the Student Recruitment Manager, Tristan Tulloch who was instrumental in making this happen. Also all of the student ambassadors who made multiple visits to our school and were exceptional in the support that they provided.

02 August 2019 Kevin Elgood | News | Whole School  

Lowes Exclusive offer to Zero & Rewards Card Holders.

20% Off schoolwear and everything else!

In Store & Online - Thursday 8th August only.

Offer ends midnight (AEDT) 08/08/19. Must use Zero or Rewards card to receive discount.

For more information please contact your nearest Lowes store.

* Excludes gift cards, all suit packages & schoolwear layby’s. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Floor stock only. Styles and colours may vary from store to store. No rain checks. Please choose carefully, exchanges and refunds only with docket. Includes existing 5% discount.  

 

30 July 2019 Kevin Elgood | News | Whole School  

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29 July 2019 Matina Shadwick | News | Bushy Boys  

Aiden & Noah El-Hakim have been skiing for 10 years now. What started as a family get away each year, became a huge part of the El-Hakims’ lives for all 4 siblings (and mum & dad). Each year, they reside in Jindabyne, training 5 times a week, 6hours a day and home schooled on the other two days. During the season, they participate in several races. Their first races where Regional Interschool’s Races, racing under HBHS, whereby there were 3000 entries across all divisions. Aiden received a Gold Medal for Skier Cross and a 6th in Alpine Disciplines. Noah received a Gold in Both Skier Cross & Alpine Disciplines. These boys along with their 11 yr old twin siblings will now be racing in the States Competition and hopefully to Nationals in Mt Buller in Victoria. In addition, they will be attending Falls Creek in Victoria for Ski & SnowBoard Australia Races which is points based and used as a benchmark for Worldwide skiing.

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