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Assembly News Dated 18th April 2018

18/04/2018
Assembly : Wednesday, 18th April 2018
Assembly was opened by Mrs Kennedy
ANZAC Day Ceremonies: Our College commemoration will be occurring next Tuesday, 24th April at 9am.  Any Australian Army Cadets wishing to participate will need to complete a Ceremonial School Activity Agreement prior to next Tuesday. This Agreement will need to be approved by their Warrant Officer then handed to Mrs Kennedy.  Navy and Airforce Cadets are also welcome to participate.
The College will be participating in the Highfields Community ANZAC Day Service occurring next Wednesday, 25th April.  Wednesday is a Public Holiday. Students are requested to meet at 9:30am at Craig’s Hardware in full formal uniform and to bring a hat.  Ceremony is expected to finish around 10:45am. 
College leaders were asked to remain behind after assembly to discuss their role in this ceremony.
Vivo Points: Mr Manteufel informed students of some new school-based incentives which have been added as rewards i.e. canteen and jump the queue vouchers, sit in the teacher’s chair vouchers and have lunch with the teacher of your choice vouchers.  Prizes were presented to Truman Mutzelburg, Emily (No media permission for last name), Jayden (No media permission for last name) and Allanah Forbes.
Cross Country Carnival: Mr Wingrave informed students of the two events being held next Thursday, 26th April during Period 4.  For competitive runners there is a new course this year at the Highfields Sports and Recreation Centre.  Students wishing to participate need to nominate at the C Block staffroom and they will be driven to and from the event.
Non-competitive students are encouraged to score as many House points by walking/jogging/running around the school oval. Each lap will be worth one point.
Wednesday Afternoon Sport: Commences next week and all outstanding nominations need to be completed in Form tomorrow morning.  Anyone wishing to change preferences or to complete their nomination form can see Mr James at first break today in the C Block staffroom.
Soccer Trials U/15 Boys and Girls: Interested students wishing to compete in a soccer competition next week are asked to see Mr James in the C Block staffroom.
Interim Reports: Mrs Barker welcomed all students back to school and encouraged students to set their goals for this term.  She stated that she was very inspired by the efforts of the athletes who competed in the Commonwealth Games, especially Kurt Fearnley.  Mrs Barker hopes that many of our students can also aspire to the Australian athletes and strive to achieve their very best over the coming term.
Value Certificates: Pramit Menon (Senior Basketballer) who received a Values Certificate on assembly on 28th March was not absent for the assembly on 14th March as previously stated.  Unfortunately Pramit had been inadvertently admitted from the list of awardees. We apologise to Pramit for this error.
Photographs from today’s assembly will appear in the next newsletter.
Assembly was closed by Mrs Barker