Newsletter #4263 February 2017
From the PrincipalBack to Top
Welcome
Happy New Year to everyone! I trust the holiday period gave everyone the opportunity to recharge and reconnect with family and friends.
New Staff and Junior School Teachers
This year we welcome a number of new staff to The Hills Grammar School.
Congratulations
Congratulations to the Class of 2016 on their outstanding Higher School Certificate results.
From the Chair of CouncilBack to Top
Why Focus on School Community Engagement?
Our 2017 plan is to engage and connect with our school and wider community more comprehensively than at any time in recent decades.
Outstanding HSC Results
The Class of 2016 achieved an outstanding set of results in the Higher School Certificate.
English is Lit
We introduce the 2017 English Teaching team and note the introduction of English Drop In Lessons for Years 7-9.
Music
Year 3 Viola/Cello/Double Bass Program, Year 7 Music Classes and Term 1 Performances.
Junior School - Creative and Performing Arts
The Junior School welcomes Ms Rosie Sciacchitano as a Creative and Performing Arts specialist teacher this year.
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Co-curricular 2017
Welcome to the 2017 Co-curricular Year. We look forward to the continued success of the Program and welcome some new and exciting activities.
Music
Private Tuition, Scheduling of lessons, Music Co-Curricular Ensembles – Band, Choir, Strings and Achievements.
Sport
Netball and Football registrations, Representative Pathways, Junior School Swimming Carnival and Student Congratulations.
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Senior School
A warm welcome back to all our students and their families! We are very pleased to welcome a large number of new students across the school.
Hills Embraces Positive Education
We launched our refreshed Senior School House program this week, based on the principles of Positive Education.
Introduction from the Head of Junior School
Well done to all the Junior School students on an excellent start back to school.
Staff DevelopmentBack to Top
New Staff Induction @ Hills Grammar – A Part of our Extraordinary Education
Research nominates excellence in new staff induction programs as crucial to teacher quality.
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Uniform Shop
Uniform Shop Trading Hours, Price List and updates.
Class Parents
Class Parents updates and call for parent organisers for the Junior School Disco.
PAFA
The PAFA committee of 2017 would like to welcome all parents and carers to attend the first meeting of PAFA.