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Principals Presentation Evening Speech 2017

I would like to welcome our newest school captains & vice captains into their respective leadership positions: Emily Harris - captain Dallas Harrison – captain Daniel Gonzalo – vice captain Macayla Hilton – vice captain Well done to our many award recipients, be proud in your success, be both grateful and gracious in your achievements. Remember to thank your teachers and your parents. I've built what I have to say tonight around the theme of pride. I must admit I have drawn some of my inspiration from the YES vote on same sex marriage.... Read more

2018

Diary Dates - 2017/2018

School finishes for the 2017 year this Friday 15 December, 2017. School recommences for the 2018 year for: - Years 7, 11, 12 Tuesday 30 January, 2018 - Years 8, 9, 10 Wednesday 31 January, 2018 We wish you and your loved ones a Joyous Christmas and a relaxing and safe holiday season.... Read more

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Child Studies Playgroup Christmas Party 2017

We had a great time at our Playgroup Christmas party on Tuesday. We celebrated together in the spirit of Christmas with carols playing while the kids participated in lots of fun activities and ate yummy Christmas treats. It was great way to finish our year together and we absolutely loved seeing the excitement on the kids faces when Santa came bearing gifts! Thank you to all the parents/ grandparents and carers who continue to support our school playgroup. And a massive thank you and well done to all of the Year 9 Child Studies students, you... Read more

Bombaderry Creek

Year 7 & 8 Indigenous student excursion to Bombaderry Creek

Year 7 and 8 Indigenous students and their friends travelled to Bombaderry Creek National Park to learn about their Indigenous culture from National Park Rangers. Students walked the trails alongside the creek and learnt about the Dharawal people living in this region, and experienced tasting some of the bush tucker plants, as well seeing the plants used for medicinal purposes. Rangers shared with the students the emotional heartbreaking stories of some of the children that were removed from their families as young as new borns and taken to... Read more

Ron, Helena and Adara with Leighton and Stephanie

Year 10 Writer's Book Launch

Mrs Cable's Year 10 English class has been working with the South Coast Writers' Centre to extend and enrich students' writing skills. Working with Helena, Ron and Adara, students have composed a variety of unique writing pieces which have been published into a book. The official book launch was held on Friday, December 1st, in the APHS Library. Hosted by Leighton Murphy and Stephanie-Chase Horton, the launch included readings by several of the students and expressions of thanks to Helena, Ron and Adara from the Writers' Centre, as well as Mrs... Read more

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Uniform Shop - January hours and 2018 prices

January 2017 - Opening hours Monday 23rd January 9am - 2pm Tuesday 24th January 9am - 2pm Wednesday 25th January 9am - 3pm Thursday 26th January CLOSED Friday 27th January 9am - 2pm Monday 28th January 9am - 2pm Then every Tuesday: 1pm - 3pm and Friday: 8am-11am and 1pm-3pm.... Read more

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Uniform changes in 2018

After much consultation, we have decided to move to BLACK pants and shorts for our official uniform. What does this mean for your child? You can purchase new items from the uniform shop by the end of the year or at the beginning of 2018. Alternatively, you can keep wearing the grey and purchase new items as they are needed in 2018, you have 12 months to change over. If you are in Year 12 you may continue to wear grey although you will need black pants for the graduation ceremony. PRICES: PANTS - $39 SHORTS - $33... Read more

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Come play this summer

Come play this summer

These holidays, school playgrounds at 42 NSW public schools will be open for neighbours and others to enjoy under a NSW Government initiative to broaden community recreation and open space options. Schools in the program will be open from 8am to 6pm from 23 December to the end of the school holidays in late January. You can find out which schools will be open through the Come Play pilot by visiting School Infrastructure NSW.... Read more

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Playgroup Christmas party Tues 5th Dec 10-11.30

Come and celebrate our year together with yummy Christmas treats, craft activities and Santa If it is wet weather there will be no outdoor play but we will still run as planned in the PA Hall.... Read more

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2017 CAPA Showcase

CAPA Showcase - 28th November 2017 See photos and videos of the event at https://www.facebook.com/Albion-Park-High-School-Official-1424049274334340/... Read more

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White Ribbon @ APHS

On Monday 27th November 2017 at APHS the Year 11 boys stood up, spoke out and acted by speaking to all students within their year groups and placing a white ribbon on the front fence of the school for White Ribbon Day. Great work Year 11!... Read more

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PBL Focus of the fortnight - RESPECT

A Message from the PBL Team. This fortnight the PBL team would like to acknowledge our positive student of the fortnight Bailey Neaves of Year 11/12 and our positive teacher of the fortnight Mrs Casie Horton. Our focus for the fortnight will see us continuing to look at RESPECT and more specifically the we in which we interact with the staff and with each other. We want to encourage all students at Albion Park High School to respond positively to their teachers instructions and to speak to everyone with kindness. Thanks Beck Keen and the PBL... Read more

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Stronger HSC Standard

Update 16/11/17 Parent information on the trial online tests can be found here (pdf 881 KB) You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zec61nOzB34 To help support high school students achieve their best, the Higher School Certificate (HSC) is being reformed. The changes are designed to help motivate and challenge students to achieve at their highest possible level, reduce excessive stress and give students more skills and career options. The reform will create stronger HSC standards by focusing on: a minimum literacy and numeracy... Read more

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Last week, for Remembrance Day, Albion Park High formulated a very special way of remembering and commemorating its significance. Through the HSIE faculty; as part of Project Based Learning; students in Year 9 created specialised projects which looked very deeply into specific aspects of the World Wars. These students' projects are a far cry from the projects students did in the past. With the gold standard projects we are all aiming for at Albion Park High School, there is a very real authenticity, a real audience and the stakes for the... Read more

AIME

AIME Taster Day

Year 7 and 8 Indigenous students experienced a day at the UOW AIME program. Students were inspired by various programs and mentors to aim high and achieve their dreams, whether that be improving their educational or leisure goals. Students were motivated by the activities and are now looking forward to the 2018 Year 9 & 10 program which will be held during Terms 2/3. Piper Lucas, Courtney Brook and Rory Brown (Years 9 & 10) enjoyed the end of term session at AIME, celebrating moving out of their comfort zone to try new experiences. Many... Read more

Halloween

Happy Halloween

The Creative and Performing Arts Committee at APHS really ramped up some Halloween spirit this year by having dress up competitions for both staff and students. It was embraced with scary enthusiasm, but underneath the makeup were some big smiles. The CAPA Committee also organised a cake stall, and the results were amazing, with Halloween themed cakes all round. However, possibly the highlight of the day was the inaugural Amazing Halloween Race. Teams of teachers and students were given a series of clues to follow on a race around the school... Read more

Artists Award

Winner of the Ability Artist Competition!

Shane DuMughn - prize winner of the Ability Artist Competition! Rod Clark from Ability Artists presented Shane with his prize. Shane won with his entry of the amazing modern Aboriginal painting he is holding. Shane also came in the top three for the people's choice award. This was out of eighty five artists ranging from primary school students right through to adults. A massive achievement from a well-deserved recipient!... Read more

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Skills 21 Update

The Year 9 Skills 21 class have worked tirelessly all year on planning, designing and now building a Living Classroom and Permaculture Garden. This will be a resource that can be used by the whole school and it will create an awesome platform for project-based learning tasks. In addition it will promote principles of sustainability, health, nutrition and be a beautiful space to learn and commune. This year, the students have accomplished a vast amount. This has included: selecting possible locations, surveying staff, acquiring feedback and... Read more

Grandparents Day

Grandparents' Day 2017

On Monday APHS celebrated Grandparents' Day: a special day that recognises the significant contribution that grandparents make to their families and communities. It was also an occasion for acknowledging the efforts and devotion of grandparents who are often full-time carers for their grandchildren. Congratulations to the many Year 7 students who spoke about their progress and work in a variety of faculties this year. Some of the displays were game oriented and showcased the skills of the students to their proud grandparents. Displays... Read more

Booklaunch

Early Childhood Picture Book Launch

An official book launch for Year 9 Child Studies Picture Books was held on October 24th. Students were required to create and produce a picture book for an early childhood audience. This included the story and illustrations and some of the results were nothing short of amazing. Parents and community members attending the APHS Playgroup on the day were invited to participate in the launch by perusing and providing feedback to students on their books. Congratulations Ms Drummond and Year 9 Child Studies.... Read more

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