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APS Athletics Carnival
Week 5 in Term 3 saw a Junior team of 56 Athletes and a Senior team of 80 Athletics head off to compete in the APS Athletics Carnival.
All student represented the College admirably and we had six students gain Age Champions places. APS in the Right Spirit Award was awarded to three of our students who conducted themselves in an exemplary manner in competing, sportsmanship and team spirit. The APS Carnival also serves the purpose of the Hinterland District Trial. A number of students have made this level and will compete in the Regional Athletics Carnival in early September.Read more »
Interhouse Athletics Carnival
Interhouse Athletics Carnival Both Senior and Junior Athletics Carnivals were held early this term in beautiful Winter weather.
A number of records were broken this year in both running and field events. The high jump event is always particularly exciting to watch.
Participation in our Junior Carnival was at an all-time high with students able to compete in any event they wished too. Our Seniors did us proud too and as well as competing in track and field the “Carnival” atmosphere with costumes and inter-house rivalry was very entertaining.
‘Young Starters Entrepreneurs’ Winner
Congratulations to Year 11 student Grant Sampson who won the recent ‘Young Starters Entrepreneurs’ Competition’ held at Steve Baxter’s River City Laboratory in Brisbane.
Grant’s business development was a fishing app called ‘Brag Tag’. It won him $45,000 worth of start-up prizes to help him enter the world of young entrepreneurs.Read more »
Barefoot in the Park
As part of Under 8s Week, students in Prep to Year 3 participated in our annual Barefoot in the Park morning, which honours all the fun of being a child and learning through play.
Barefoot in the Park is traditionally held during Children’s or Under 8s Week. Schools, child care centres, community groups, churches libraries, businesses and federal, state anf local government agencies all celebrate in many ways, with Barefoot in the Park events being just one of these.Read more »
Saint Stephen’s hosts USA FlipCon conference
Saint Stephen’s College hosted the first FlipCon conference in Australia with keynotes by international ‘flipped learning’ pioneers Aaron Sams and Jon Bergmann.
More than 200 local and interstate teachers attended FlipCon Australia 2015, desgined for emerging and established flipped learning educators.Read more »