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Uniform Shop - January hours

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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Movember Fund-raiser

There have been some pretty ugly heads on display this month as some male staff and Yr 11 have made attempts to grow some facial hair to support Men's Health issues. Again, another great cause and it's fantastic to see many of our students recognising and engaging in activities that help support those in our community who are less fortunate than ourselves.... Read more

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Illawarra 2016 White Ribbon Day Walk

It was great to see an Albion Park High School representation at the Shellharbour White Ribbon Walk on the morning of Friday 25 November. The issue of violence against women cannot be understated so well done to the three Year 10 boys and nine Year 11 students who joined hundreds of others in the local community in helping raise awareness of this significant problem within our society. Just as pleasing, was the response back at school on this day. Led by organiser Chloe Clifford of Year 9 students wore white on the day as well as donated to... Read more

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Annual Regional VET awards 2016

Congratulations to Sienna Wagner, Chris Starr and Kaityn Dent who all received excellence in VET at the Annual Regional VET awards.... Read more

Remembrance Day 2016

Remembrance Day 2016

On Remembrance Day 2016, Albion Park High hosted a moving and poignant ceremony to remember those who fought, those who have fallen, and those who continue to place their own lives at risk to protect us and our world. I wish to thank our special guest Mr Don Tate who spoke very personally about the horrors that he had experienced in Vietnam. Most students had never heard first hand anyone speak of these atrocities, and whilst it was hard to hear, it was the truth and the truth can never be forgotten. I wish to thank Ms Lucille McGrath and her... Read more

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Last Day of School 2016

The last day for students this year is Friday 16 December 2016. The first day for 2017 is : Monday 30th January for Years 7,11,12 and 31st January for Years 8,9,10.... Read more

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AIME Update 2016

AIME is a dynamic educational program that is proven to support Indigenous students through high school and into university, employment or further education at the same rate as all Australian students. AIME gives Indigenous students the skills, opportunities, belief and confidence to grow and succeed. The AIME team is based at Wollongong university and they have been motivating and inspiring Albion Park High School Indigenous students the past three terms. Tutor squads have been coming into the school on alternate Fridays to consolidate the... Read more

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Grandparent’s Day 2016

Grandparent's Day is a special day that recognises the significant contribution that grandparents make to their families and communities. It is also an occasion for acknowledging the efforts and devotion of grandparents who are full-time carers for their grandchildren. Students at Albion Park High School celebrated this day on Monday 31st October 2016, thanking grandparents and parents for their love and support. Students highlighted the different facilities here at the school with projects on display and performances to highlight the... Read more

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Japan Trip - 2016

We departed, a very excited group, from Sydney on 24 September, on the 9pm flight. The airport was crowded with groups like ours departing for holiday adventures so after a quick goodbye to our parents, we moved to the departure gate. Our 10-hour flight was spent eating, watching movies and sleeping (it we were fortunate enough to). We arrived in Tokyo feeling not so refreshed, but very excited for the adventures that lay ahead. Staff and students were greeted at the front of Omiya Kita High School on our arrival on Sunday morning and then... Read more

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Frontiers Program - Oz Tag gala day - Fundraising event

Throughout Term 3 and the beginning of Term 4, Olivia Jackson from Year 9 at Albion Park High School has been working on a fundraising project through the Youth Frontiers Program. Olivia, with the help of her mentor, has organised an Oz-Tag Gala Morning to help raise funds for White Ribbon, a movement working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equality and develop healthy relationships. The Oz-Tag Gala day was held on Wednesday 19 October, during periods 2 & 3 across the road from the school, at Di Gorman Oval. There were... Read more

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COS Debating Day - 2016

On Friday 21st October Albion Park High School held a Community of Schools debating day with Year 5 students and teachers from Tullimbar, Albion Park and Mount Terry primary schools. We participated in a model debate, learned more about debating in workshops run by University of Wollongong debating coaches Dimi and Annie and competed in mini-debates on fun topics. Thank you to all the teachers, students and debating coaches for their active participation. It was a great day for all. We look forward to the 2017 COS Debating Day in Term 1 next... Read more

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Illawarra NAIDOC Art Award Presentation

Congratulations to Kiara Astbury, Jessica Lindsay and Courtney Walsh who were joint winners of the Illawarra NAIDOC Art Award this year. Local Area Commander Zoran Dzevlan and Police Youth Liaison Officer Scott Burgess presented the girls with a t-shirt with their art design displayed prominently on the front and back of the garment. The t-shirts will be worn by students who are part of the Police Citizenship Leadership program this year. Kiara, Jessica and Courtney were part of the SISTASPEAK program that meets regularly at Albion Park High... Read more

Activity Week - 2016 - Update

Activity Week is taking place on the final two days of Term 4, Thursday 15th and and 16th December. Students are to discuss their parents/carers this week and will collect their permission notes Wednesday Week 3. Payments and permission notes can be given to the front office from Thursday Week 3 to secure a student's place in an activity. Further information here (pdf 74 KB) and here (pdf 646 KB)... Read more

2017 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2016, all NSW public schools will receive a 2017 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2017 funding by visiting the Department's website. Watch a short animation about the important role of the RAM... Read more

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Sista Speak update 2016

Sista Speak is a program for Indigenous students and friends targeting girls from years 9 and 10. The activities vary each term but are about Aboriginal culture and community connection. The program is run within the school and can assist girls to develop a cultural understanding. It also assists students to gain valuable knowledge around their educational needs, career aspirations, personal needs and qualities. Sista Speak links students with community groups and local Aboriginal female role models. This term the Indigenous Community Link... Read more

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‘Tell Them From Me’ Parent Survey

The ‘Tell Them From Me' survey is designed to help those people involved in making improvements at APHS know how teachers, parents and students feel towards the school in general, any problems that may be occurring at the school, and ideas for making the school better. More information regarding participating can be obtained in the latest Park Press. For frequently asked questions regarding the student and parent survey, please click on the links below: Link to TTFM Parent Survey FAQ for parents (pdf 68 KB) Link to TTFM Student Surve FAQ for... Read more

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McMorrow Report highlights the importance of a needs based funding model

The NSW Secondary Principals' Council (SPC) is the professional body representing Principals of government schools and colleges in NSW that have secondary school enrolments. The Council works closely with senior officials from the NSW Department of Education and the NSW Education Minister and provides advice on matters relating to public secondary education in NSW. Analysis by education funding expert, Dr Jim McMorrow, highlights the precarious state of schools funding and questions the Federal Government's claim that it will deliver needs... Read more

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School success is more than a NAPLAN score

The NSW Secondary Principals' Council (NSW SPC) is the professional body representing Principals of government schools and colleges in NSW that have secondary school enrolments. The Council works closely with senior officials from the NSW Department of Education and the NSW Education Minister and provides advice on matters relating to public secondary education in NSW. Read the full media release here (pdf 330 KB)... Read more

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A Midsummer Night's Dream excursion to the Sydney Opera House on Friday 19th August 2016

Year 8 English and Year 10 Drama students were fortunate to be in the audience for Bell Shakespeare's acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. It was a beautiful day to travel to the Opera House to be enthralled by this production, as Shakespeare's magical world came to life on stage. Ms Court and Mrs Roth were so proud of the students' exemplary behaviour at all times. They were a credit to themselves, their families and the community of Albion Park High School.... Read more

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2016 SCHOOLS SPECTACULAR – DREAM BIG TICKET SALE ANNOUNCEMENT

With just a week to go until Southern Stars 2016 ignite hits the floor at the WIN Entertainment Centre preparations are in full swing with students taking part in a wide range of dance, drama, vocal and music rehearsals around the state. To keep up with all the news about ignite including recent media stories and picture galleries, videos from rehearsals, as well as profiles of performers and teachers involved in the show, visit the Southern Stars – The Arena Spectacular Facebook site. Make sure you "like us" and share with your friends and... Read more

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Junior Legacy Public Speaking Competition

In late July two Year 8 students, Elaina Boyton and Aleiya Jolliffe, represented the school in the Junior Legacy Public Speaking Competition at Edmund Rice College. The girls were up against stiff competition made more challenging by a lively audience. They spoke with passion on their chosen topics, which was commented upon by the adjudicators. They represented our school with pride. I was extremely proud of their maturity and excellent speaking skills. Mrs Gilmartin... Read more

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Sydney Writer’s Festival

On Monday 16 May a group of students from Years 9, 11 and 12 went to the Sydney Writer's Festival at the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay in Sydney. We took a train to Circular Quay and walked very quickly to the theatre accompanied by Mrs Cable, Mrs Grant and Mrs Shaw. The first session involved us splitting up. While most people went to hear Paul Kelly (famous singer and songwriter) speak and sing about his passion for Shakespeare, a few year 11 Modern History students listened to Thomas Keneally (famous author of many novels including... Read more

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Red Room Poetry Competition

Year 7 students thoroughly enjoyed studying poetry in their English lessons last term, which culminated in an opportunity for students to submit their poems to the Red Room Poetry competition. To enter the competition, students had to write a poem about a significant object; something that was symbolic of a special memory or loved one. Over 40 Year 7 students entered a poem, which is a fantastic display of enthusiasm and commitment. Composing poetry can be very challenging, but Year 7 students rose to the task and applied an outstanding amount... Read more

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Uniform Shop 20% off Sale - Weeks 9 & 10 Term 3 2016

The uniform shop will be open: Tuesday 13th September Friday 16th September Tues 20th September Friday 23rd September... Read more

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Wrap with Love - Project

There are millions of people in the world suffering extreme cold. In 1992 the ‘Wrap with Love' program began with the idea to help as many people as possible by providing warm Wraps to ward off hypothermia. In the past 23 years ‘Wrap with love' have sent more than 400,000 wraps to people in over 75 countries, including Australia with the help of our hardworking and generous volunteers. Just one square provides one twenty-eighth of warmth and collectively twenty-eight assembled squares creates one whole warm and sheltering wrap. Albion Park... Read more

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Adrian Piccoli - Minister for Education - Modernised HSC sets students up for success

A media release from Adrian Piccoli addressing reforms to the Higher School Certificate (HSC) was issued on Tuesday 17th July 2016. Click here to here (pdf 6711 KB) the full media release.... Read more

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Sean Choolburra Performance

Sean Choolburra is charming, cheeky, clever and charismatic and has carved his niche as Australia's number one Indigenous entertainer. He kept Albion Park students entertained performing a blend of pop culture, dance, comedy and hip hop in a high energy, feel good show. A highlight was his talent at playing the didgeridoo and sharing his stories. His ability to share the naivety of a small town Aboriginal boy, still coming to grips with the big city lights, makes him inviting and engaging as a performer. Kaylee Thorn-Clarke, Livinia Jay,... Read more

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Year 7 2017 Information Night

For all year 7 students beginning at APHS in 2017 we invite you and your family to an information night on Tuesday 6th September from 4pm in the Gym. The session will run for an hour and covers useful information regarding expectations, uniform, daily activities and the numerous opportunities available to the students here at APHS. Information packages will be handed out on the night or can be picked up from the front office after 9am Wednesday 7th September. We look forward to seeing you then.... Read more

25th Anniversary

25th Anniversary of Albion Park High

Albion Park High School Celebrating 25 years Thursday 22nd September 2016 9am in the school gymnasium Performances from the Vocal Ensemble and Dance Company Please RSVP to Melanie.harris@det.nsw.edu.au by 16th of September 2016 if you are able to attend If you would like to share a photo of your time at Albion Park High please upload to email and it will be used in a PowerPoint at the assembly.... Read more

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Abigail Helps the Homeless

Through participation in the Max Potential Program run at APHS, Abigail Bowes hopes to make over 100 Homeless Hygiene Hampers. The hampers will be distributed by Wollongong Homeless Hub to local homeless people and will be gender and age specific. "Homelessness is a growing concern in our local area, and together we can make a difference to help improve the lives of those in need," said Abigail. Max Potential is a twenty two week leadership development program run through Clubs NSW (Dapto Leagues Club) and students participate voluntarily.... Read more

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SHINE program - Term 2 2016

On Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June, thirteen girls from Year 8 graduated from the SHINE program for Term 2. SHINE is a self-esteem program for girls highlighting: Worth Strength and Purpose It is always a very successful program which develops understanding about each girl's worth and how to realise her potential through goals and dreams. It was held at Dapto Ribbonwood Centre over two full days with a graduation luncheon held at noon on the last day at Murphy's Bar and Grill, Unanderra. It has been beneficial to all the girls. Feedback was... Read more

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Outdoor Feature Wall Creation

The ED Unit classes have been working with a local graffiti artist to design and create our outdoor feature wall. The students worked through a range of concepts including, cartoons characters, meaningful words and classroom symbols. The students soon realised they could combine all three concepts to make an eclectic street art design. As a group we undertook a number of lessons to learn the skills and techniques necessary to complete the final art work. Initially many students felt out of their comfort zone and hesitated to take part in these... Read more

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Subject Selection Information

When: Wednesday 20th July 2016 Time: Senior evening 3.30pm and Junior evening 5.00pm Venue: School gym. Other information: On arrival, students are asked to collect their subject selection information packages. These packages will include 1. Subject Selection Booklets 2. Information on how to complete online subject selections Parents/Carers and students will be provided with information from school executive staff as well has having faculty representatives available. With important decisions to be made about studies for 2017, this is a... Read more

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National Reconciliation Week - 2016

Each year National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Significant milestones in the reconciliation journey are: May 27 - The 1967 referendum saw over 90 per cent of Australians vote to give the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and recognise them in the national census. June 3 - Commemorates the High Court of Australia's landmark Mabo decision in 1992, which legally... Read more

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Parent Teacher Night - 25th May 2016

Booking Code: edval.com.au/book The Parent Teacher Night for Years 11 and 12 will be held on Wednesday 25 May, 2016. Families will receive either an email or letter that contains their unique booking code and an outline of the process. From Monday 9 May to Thursday 19 May the website will be open for parents to nominate which teachers they would like to see. On Friday 20 May scheduling will occur based on staff availability and parent requests. You will not be able to book on this day. From Saturday 21 May to 3pm Wednesday 25 May parents can... Read more

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High Tea at Warrigal Care Centre to celebrate Mothers’ Day

This week also Mrs Patrice Joynson took a number of students out to the Warrigal Care Centre to visit the elderly to celebrate Mothers' Day, with her she took an excited group of students who helped serve a ‘high tea'. Acccompanying Mrs Joynson was Natara and Tahlee Parsons, Unica Roberts and Courtney Brown who assisted with the set-up of the room, served food and drinks and helped with clean up duties. The girls worked with eighty fine china cup and saucer sets (which is no mean feat). Our students were confident, friendly and helpful to the... Read more

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Reading Earns Free Movie Tickets

Congratulations to Shanaya Mullholland (7B), Arabella Couley (7I), Lilly Jackson (7A) and Piper Wesley (7L) who were the lucky Term 1 winners of free movie tickets to Greater Union Cinemas. Regular reading of fifteen minutes each night is expected English homework for junior students at Albion Park High School. Students in Years 7 and 8 have been given reading logs. They are expected to fill them in, recording their regular reading. Parents are asked to encourage and monitor this homework, by signing the reading log. More movie tickets will be... Read more

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ANZAC Ceremony at APHS

I wish to thank all of the students who represented Albion Park High School at the various ANZAC ceremonies last week. I also wish to thank Daniel Jones-Morley on the recent leadership he showed in the organisation of the school ANZAC Ceremony on Wednesday 27 April. Daniel along with HSIE teacher Lynda Legradi and classmates worked as part of a team to ensure that Albion Park High School had a magnificent, moving and significant event to commemorate the 101st ANZAC service. It has been an important focus and goal of the school in the last few... Read more

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APHS Sports Committee 20-year anniversary celebration - August 27th 2016

The Sports Committee are having a 20-yr anniversary celebration on Saturday, August 27th at the Albion Park RSL. Please pass on this information to anyone you may know. Contact the school or email Toddy at Michael.todd@det.nsw.edu.au for more information. See pdf here (pdf 247 KB) for list of names.... Read more

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Women in Defence High Tea Forum Dare to lead: Respect and Empowerment in Today’s Army Defence Force

Lauren Hughes and Sophie Nicholson recently attended the Women in Defence High Tea forum at the Novotel North Beach. Dare to lead aims to inspire young female students to become leaders in their career and/or community. Three guest speakers from various sections of the ADF addressed the group and shared their insights and leadership experience with the students. This was then followed by a panel discussion with questions from the audience. Afterward we listened to some inspirational stories and enjoyed a splendid high tea.... Read more

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Southern Stars Performing Company

The successful students to gain spots in this year's Southern Stars Performing Company are: Dance – Emelia Tripp, Bella Bartlett, Jessie Ingram and Josie Barkeit. Drama – Sophie Daniels and Georgie Davey. Vocals – Latai Kinikini (Featured Artist) Sophie Elbourn (Backing Vocalist) Jameisha Regal-Baker (Reserve Core Choir). Well done girls and in 2017 we aim to have some boys as well!... Read more

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Albion Park High School student Jackson Stolk wins award

ENGAGING AWARD: Ivan Spyrdz from Cricket NSW, Jackson Stolk, Kiama MP Gareth Ward and NSW Minister responsible for Youth Affairs John Ajaka at the awards presentation. Jackson Stolk meant it in a good way when he told his fellow Albion Park High School students to go and get on their bikes. The Year 9 student organised a bike ride along Lake Illawarra to encourage students who don't usually ride bikes to gain confidence riding next to the road. The teenager's efforts were recognised recently when he was presented with the Youth Frontiers –... Read more

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Chess Champs

During week 8, four students from Albion Park competed in the Secondary Schools Country Chess Competition. The first round competition was against Oak Flats. All four matches were friendly and engaging, with both teams consisting of a mixture of girls and boys. Congratulations to the Albion Park players: Bryce Van den Berg (Yr 9), Joshua Baldwin (Yr 7), Myles Andreini, (Yr 7) and Lara Cobb (Yr 7) , who all won their games. Laura Galloway and Lily Jackson, also from Year 7, competed in social games on the day. These competition matches support... Read more

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APHS wins the 2016 Dragon Boat Challenge on Lake Illawarra

Congratulations to the staff (Mr Todd) and students who participated in and won the Dragon Boat Challenge on Saturday 5th March 2016. The event was held on Lake Illawarra. The team worked and had a great day. They were very excited to win the Schools section of the event. The event was held as part of the Shellharbour Festival of Sport, which is held annually. We only had 16 paddlers in the final compared to the other crews who all had 20! Only 4 of the crew were part of the Chinese New Year crew, it was awesome!! Crew members from Yrs 9-12.... Read more

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Relay for Life 2016

I would like to extend a huge congratulations and well done to Year 12 students Cristina Broncano and Shayla Lomans for the initiative they took in organising this year's Albion Park High School – Relay for Life team. The girls have worked very hard over the last three weeks to register the team and organise fundraising for the Cancer Council, which culminated in the annual event at Albion Park Showground. In the short time they had to get organised they still managed to raise $435, all of which will go to Cancer research and support. Amazing... Read more

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Swimming Carnival Report 2016

Thursday the 11th of February marked our annual School Swimming Carnival, and what a great day it was. The sun was shining, the birds were chirping and Mrs Keen was DJ-ing! The day began with an announcement from Year 12 – they needed sponsors for their 100 lap challenge! The students vowed to swim 100 laps as a team, on flotation devices throughout the day. Some lucky (or not so lucky) teachers participated in the sponge throwing event, also run by year 12. These events were a bid to raise money for a school defibrillator , a fitting cause... Read more

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National Apology Day Activities

National Apology Day Activities were coordinated by the Illawarra Women's Group at Windang on Thursday 25th February. Tahlee Parson, Jessie Ingram and Courtney Walsh attended and enjoyed the opportunity to meet with other school groups, elders and community leaders. They learnt how to weave with natural materials while listening to women's stories. The Illawarra Koori Men's Support Group also hosted National Apology Day activities to commemorate our stolen generations. Deekyn Hockey, Andrew Carter and Anthony Pietrobelli participated in a... Read more

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Chinese New Year Dragonboating

The Year of the Monkey has seen another boatload of APHS students contest the Chinese New Year Dragonboating Regatta in Darling Harbour – the final event of the 2-week long Chinese New Year Festival up in Sydney. Twenty Year 11 students have been training during sport time to prepare for this meet and we were pitted up against numerous private schools across NSW and Canberra. Over 3,000 paddlers were competing on the day, which was not exactly what our students thought they were in for! Despite some nerves and a slightly inexperienced crew... Read more

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Latest Media Release - Emergency services issue warning after fatal snake bite

You may be aware of the tragic death of a 6yo girl in northern NSW this week due to a snake bite. It is such a tragedy for the family (friends and community) and an unfortunate reminder that we live in a country where we have some of the most deadly snakes. Emergency Services have released a warning after this fatal incident (link can be found here ) More Information First Aid - Spider Bite information sheet ( here (pdf 94 KB) First Aid - Snake Bite information sheet ( here (pdf 87 KB) Snakes - Risk management guidance... Read more

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Photo Day - Monday 15 February, 2016

School Photos will be held on Monday 15th February.... Read more

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APHS 2016 EXPO

Albion Park High School would like to invite all our parents and community members to the EXPO on March 2 from 4-6pm. This is an opportunity for our students to show off some of the amazing opportunities for learning that they participate in on a daily basis. There will be some fundraising stalls as well as tea and coffee being provided by our fantastic hospitality students. Come along and Leap Into Learning at your local public school.... Read more

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FIT I a.m Breakfast Club

Did you hear about FIT I A.M Fitness and Breakfast Club?? Get involved! The aim of FIT I A.M at Albion Park High School is to build a healthy, active community in which students have the opportunity to have fun in a supportive environment. FIT I A.M provides students with the opportunity to begin their school day participating in a range of physical activities as well as enjoying a nutritious breakfast. Through FIT I A.M we aim to allow students to feel a sense of belonging whilst strengthening links to our schools PDHPE curriculum. DETAILS:... Read more

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Family Movie Night! Help our school buy a defibrillator!

Year 12 will be hosting a family movie night on Friday 19 February (week 4) in the school Gymnasium at Albion Park High School. All proceeds of the night will be going towards the purchase of a much need defibrillator. A defibrillator is a potentially life-saving, emergency device that costs around $4000. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the front office for $2 or on the night for $2.50. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult, so bring your parents and siblings (only family members of Albion Park High School... Read more

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Just a few reminders ...

• OPAL CARDS for buses have arrived and many are still sitting in the front office. There will be a deadline before which students are allowed onto a bus without them so if your child hasn't picked theirs up, please do so this week. (Please note: To report a lost, stolen or damaged School Opal card customers should phone 131500 or visit transportnsw.info/school-student). • If your details of residence, phone or living arrangements have changed in any way over the holiday break please let the front office know immediately. This is essential in... Read more

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Youth Frontiers Program 2015

The Youth Frontiers program was introduced to Albion Park High School and involved collaboration with Workplace Learning Illawarra. Youth Frontiers is a youth mentoring program funded by the NSW Department of Education & Communities. It is aimed at students in years 8 or 9, who have the capacity to benefit from youth mentoring that focuses on leadership and civic engagement. The program aims to increase young peoples' involvement with the community. It is a minimum 6 month commitment with students meeting with mentors for 1-2 hours a week for... Read more

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A special note for Year 12

From Trish Hammond (Deputy Principal - Relieving) Welcome back to year 12!!! I hope you had a restful break and are ready to engage in your final year of schooling at Albion Park High School. I want to start the year with an encouragement for you to be successful learners. Successful criteria for learning is through engagement and ownership in your education; it supports you to learn to be self-regulating – that is, to self-monitor your way to success. Our School motto of Respect Responsibility and Commitment - how does this relate to you?... Read more

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A great start to High School for Year 7 2016

Year 7 have experienced a fantastic start to their high school career! Students participated in the inaugural APHS Amazing Race, which saw them race around the school competing in an assortment of different activities. Students had to construct Lego vehicles, challenge Year 11 in hand ball, solve scientific and mathematical puzzles, unleash their inner artist to play the glockenspiel, partake in Drama improvisation and many other exciting tasks. This activity gave students the opportunity to work alongside their Year 11 peers, navigate the... Read more

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B.Y.O.D Requirements

Please find specifications for B.Y.O.D here (pdf 997 KB) A copy of the loan request can be found here (pdf 231 KB) See the e-learning tab for more information.... Read more

A new school year

Welcome back to school for 2016. As we start the year we have high expectations of our students and staff and a commitment to deliver the excellent public education that parents, carers and the community rightly demand. This year we will work towards achieving new priorities announced by the Premier to raise the percentage of students in the top two bands in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). I am proud of our achievements in public education and each year our schools provide our communities with much to... Read more