The annual school swimming carnival will be held on Tuesday, 20th February. The day commences at 9am with buses leaving the school at 8:55am. Cost is $4 pool entry ($1.50 for pass holders) and $2.50 for the bus. Students must nominate for events to be able to attend. This can be done by completing the permission note or via the schools Skoolbag App. Please bring hats, towels and water.
We had a fantastic day at Grafton pool with Year 7 on Wednesday 7th February. The students participated in a variety of pool activities, games and the water slide. The day was a great success with all students involved and having a good time. Thanks to all the staff that made it a great success.
Youth Frontiers State Award for Ayla Dunn
Year 9 student, Ayla Dunn, has received a Highly Commended Award from the NSW Government for her “Stop Bullying” Youth Frontiers Project. This is very exciting recognition as there were over 3,000 students across NSW who participated in the Youth Frontiers program and only the top 5 in each of the 8 categories received an Award. Congratulations Ayla for your great work.
Congratulations to our new House Captains
Alpha – Captains:
Jethro Carthrew and Emersyn Burton
Alpha –Vice Captains:
Caleb Barker and Kyra Blackwell-Gerin
Beta – Captains:
Sam Hearfield and Amanda Gallagher
Beta – Vice Captains:
Taylan Ellis and Maeve Grant
Gamma – Captains:
Mitchell Lentfer and Tanisha Martin
Gamma – Vice Captains:
Sonny Roberts and Jess Roberts
Delta – Captains:
Erica Tillman and Michael Wright
Delta – Vice Captains:
Megan Tillman and Charlotte Sommer
Photos are now available thanks to Pete’s Photography. See this link
See images of amazing artworks created by our Aboriginal students
Presentation Day 2017 Gallery
Youth Frontiers was a successful community based program run this year with three students. See a gallery here
Children’s Health the Priority: Energy Drinks Banned
Just a reminder to parents/guardians and students that Energy Drinks such as Red Bull, Mother, V and Rockstar are banned in NSW schools by the Department of Education. These drinks have been proven to have a negative affect on student’s health and learning. Students with these drinks at school will have them confiscated. Some of these drinks have more then 108 grams of sugar (22 teaspoons) and 240 mg of Caffeine (3 standard coffees).
Next year we are organising a study tour for South Grafton High School students to Bali and Java in Indonesia. The excursion will be for approximately 19 days from the 17th April to the 5th of May.
This excursion is open to all students at South Grafton High School. If you are interested please contact Mr Avery in the Languages staff room (B1) to collect an Expression of Interest form.