Newsletter #43621 July 2017
From the PrincipalBack to Top
Welcome
Welcome to Term 3 – where did the first half of the year go?
Showcasing Extraordinary Education
The Term commenced with parent/teacher interviews and it is during these meetings that parents and carers are able to discuss their son or daughter's progress.
Campus Improvements
During these holidays the campus has continued to be transformed.
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Academic Excellence
Each year our students elect to sit for the University of NSW ICAS competitions, primarily in Digital Technologies, Science, English and Mathematics.
Debating
Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised as the best debaters in the Outer North West HICES debating region.
Year 5 French
Last term Year 5 students completed a unit of work on ‘le café’ to complement their class preparation for Market Day.
100% hOPE Ugandan Children’s Choir
Parents and carers may have heard at the end of last term about an exciting performance presented by the 100% hOPE Choir from Uganda.
Cinderella and Rockerfella the Musical
Over the past three terms, Year 5 and 6 have been working on their production of Cinderella and Rockerfella the Musical during Creative and Performing Arts lessons.
Sport
Athletics Carnival, Regional Futsal Competition and Primary HZSA Sport.
Football
Kanga Cup and student congratulations.
Grade Blogs
Please login to view the grades by blogs (K-6). The password is provided in the email link for newsletter sent to school community members.
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English is Lit: - The importance of Routine
Here at Hills Grammar, the English department strives to give each student an extraordinary educational experience but, often the most extraordinary outcomes start from humble beginnings.
Maths Drop In and Peer Tutoring Session
Maths Drop In and Peer Tutoring sessions commences Week 2 Term 3.
Debating
Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised as the best debaters in the Outer North West HICES debating region.
Languages
Japan Tour and French and Japanese visitors.
Science Update
Welcome back to Term 3.
100% hOPE Ugandan Children’s Choir
Parents and carers may have heard at the end of last term about an exciting performance presented by the 100% hOPE Choir from Uganda.
School TV
Access to online devices is making it easier for your children to engage with pornography, both by choice and inadvertently.
Student Wellbeing
NETFLIX released the film To The Bone on 14 July. The Australian and International mental health sector has raised major concerns regarding the content and depiction of eating disorders.
Netball
At the end of last term our Under 15 girls netball team competed at the AICES Cup which was held at the Genea Centre in Homebush.
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Term 3 Tuition Fees Reminder
Kindly note the payment due date for Term 3 tuition fees is 28 July.
PAFA
Welcome back from the holidays. We hope all parents/carers survived and that students are refreshed.
PAFA Red Cross Blood Donation
The Red Cross mobile blood bank will be at Castle Hill RSL Club on Wednesday 30 August.
Spring Fair
Raffle Tickets, Market Stalls and Sponsors.
Congratulations To
Several members of staff have welcomed new additions to their families.