High Notes, Vol 10 No 31, September 25 2009

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From the Principal

High Talent
High are GPS Chess Champions for the fourth consecutive year. Dawen Shi, Dominic Nguyen, Charley Peng, Dominic Mah, Anthony Hopkins, Leon Sheldon, Eric Xu and Andrew Tayeh, defeated the strong Sydney Grammar team by half a point to take the title in the closest contest held so far. A great effort by the boys after losing a top senior player. Congratulations to our basketball team who put on a great contest against Newington in the NSW Schools Championships, going down by four points in the last minute of the game. Spencer Llewellyn scored 30 points. Well done, boys!

Year 12 References
Following our policy of consolidating electronic recording of participation by supervisors of activities, the inaugural authorisations by only the two Deputy Principals occurred this week. The process was overly time consuming because of a lack of organisation by some boys of their claims for recognition and because there were some gaps in recorded data. We are pressing ahead with the process and will streamline it further for 2010. One benefit of the new policy was the freedom more staff had to complete and submit the Reference Sheets that were given to them by students. Catherine Northey now has a majority of the forms and personal statements by the boys. I urge all Year 12 students to submit their Reference material as soon as possible.

Year 12 Reports
Reports were issued this week for Year 12. Students without commitments or responsibilities had their reports discussed with them. The remainder of the reports will be available when students fulfil their obligations.

General Service Contributions
At this time of year we are always very short of funds as our budget is expended. We rely very heavily on >90% of our parents paying their general school contributions (or ‘school fees'). We strongly believe that a Sydney Boys High education is the best value for money educational experience anywhere. Please help us to continue to deliver a fantastic range of low cost programs for your boys.

Dropping Off Zone
Parents are reminded that the drop off zone for students is between gates 1 and 2 on Cleveland Street. There is no provision for dropping students on the Anzac Parade side of the school. Parents may safely drive in gate 1 set down beside the tennis courts and drive out gate 2.
Dr K A Jaggar

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From the Andrews Library


The Algebraist- Ian M. Banks, Use of Weapons- Ian M. Banks, The Sinner- Tess Gerritsen


Master & Command- Patrick O'Brian, Desolation Island- Patrick O'Brian, The Fortune of War- Patrick O'Brian, Into a Dark Realm- Raymond Feist, A Crown of Swords- Robert  Jordan, A Crack in the Line- Michael Lawrence, The Roar- Emma Clayton, Fool's Fate- Robin Hobb, The Great Gatsby-  F.Scott Fitzgerald, Killing God- Kevin Brooks, Skybreaker- Kenneth Oppel, Outcast- Rosemary Sutcliff, The Secret Garden- Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Highest Tide- Jim Lynch, Heroes of the Valley- Jonathon Stroud


Naked- David Sedaris


Baker to the Poor- Muhammad Yunus, Sky Burial- Xinran

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SHS Old Boys' Union


Mr J A Hedberg, teacher 1908-1912. The Record noted that his appointment as Headmaster of Yass District School meant that he was added as "another headmaster to the growing list of heads, who, transferred to other spheres of service, carry with them the traditions and excellence of the good old Sydney High School".

This year marks the 100th anniversary of "The Record" – the magazine of the Sydney Boys' High School – which was first published in December 1909. To commemorate this milestone, "High Notes" is publishing a selection of editorials from the various editions published over the past century.

This week we are publishing the editorial from the issue of December 1912. At the time, the School had been a member of the Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools for just over six years.

The Editor for this issue was George Jacob Maxwell Saxby, already mentioned in last week's article.

Time and again in this paper we have had reason to remark on the severance of many links with the past, and on our apparent decline from the position of a Great Public School, and each time the two were connected in some way.

But now, though we have to regret the loss of Mr Hedberg, one of our finest teachers, and though what is apparently the last "Senior" in which our school will participate, is a thing of the past, yet our rank amongst the Great Public Schools is higher than ever. It appears to be a fact that between the beginning of 1911 and June, 1912, we reached our lowest point, for without any teams in the GPS competitions and with a like number of representatives at the University [cadet] Camp, it is litle wonder that upstart rivals began to speak of the Ultimo High School. But now all this is changing, and there can be little doubt that the change is due to the public spirit which is being manifested by the junior boys. Thanks to them we came within measurable distance of the junior championship at the GPS sports, and many of them are enthusiastically supporting the cricket, tennis, baseball, and swimming clubs.

In the Hordern cadet matches we showed the other schools that in one branch of sport, at any rate, we were pre-eminent. In tennis two of our boys won the schoolboys' doubles handicap at the City of Sydney Club's tournament, and one of these two reached the semi-final in singles.

Above all, however, we have entered a team in the GPS cricket competition, and though we have had no success so far, yet the courtesy and consideration of our opponents has gone far to salve the wounds, which, indeed, we bore with tolerable fortitude.

So, as one of our editors had occasion to say once before, "Sursum Corda!"

SHS Old Boys' Union

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School building projects website

A new website is now available for anyone seeking information about school projects being constructed in NSW under the three year $14.7 billion, Building the Education Revolution (BER). This site is a fantastic source of information for school communities to see how their project is progressing. Key features of the new site include Twitter, blogs and vodcasts which would allow instant communication about any program. Check it out at: www.ber.nsw.gov.au

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Child protection survey

The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) is inviting all Australians to participate in an online survey to help bring child abuse out into the open. Follow the link at: www.preventingchildabuse.com.au.The survey is open until 1 November.

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Keeping safe online

As a parent, there are several actions you can take to help keep your child safe online and not having a computer in your child's room may be an answer. Check out the latest Click ezine for advice on cyber safety and much more: www.schools.nsw.edu.au/click

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Primary school parent folder

DIY School Days parent folder
Have all your child's school information organised in the one place, neatly filed and easily accessible. It's not impossible! www.schools.nsw.edu.au/news/schooldays/index.php Then download and print off folder covers and section dividers. It also contains useful homework helpers, a school handbook and information on student health. It looks great when it's finished and you can add in your child's school reports and artwork throughout the year. Store the folder in a handy place and your life will be so much easier.

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High school Gold Medal Challenge

The NRMA and Bicycle NSW have launched the NRMA 500km Gold Medal Challenge which encourages high school students to get fit riding their bikes and learn more about road safety at the same time. Students who register for the challenge have to clock up 500km on their bikes through everyday cycling activities. Students who complete the challenge will receive a gold medal and great prizes such as bikes, cycle computers, velodrome workshops and free entry to a number of cycling events are also on offer. Register free until 18 December at: www.bicyclensw.org.au/content/ride2school

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2009 Creative Problem Solving Competition

Enquiries (02) 9415 1860

Open to all Mid Primary to junior Secondary Students in NSW, VIC, QLD & WA

This year the competition will be held on

Saturday 24th October 2009 12.45pm – 1.45pm

and is divided into six age groups for Year 3 through to Year 8 students

Aim: To provide a challenging and exciting opportunity for students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in the area of creative problem solving. To foster further development through recognising achievement

Venue: North Shore Development Centre schools: In New South Wales – Ashfield, Bankstown, Berala, Blacktown, Burwood, Cabramatta, Campbeltown, Castle Hill, Chatswood, Chinatown, Epping, Hurstville, Kogarah, Parramatta, Randwick, Rosebery & Wahroonga

Format: A Written test of 40 Minutes duration (mostly multiple choice)

Awards: Individual as well as top school awards. The top three students in each group will each receive prizes worth $500 for first, $200 for second and $100 for third, together with a trophy and gifts. Winning schools will receive $500 worth of library books (of their choice).
Entry forms are available from the Principal's Office

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Monthly Giving Program

At High we have a modern, direct debiting method of facilitating donations. Our Monthly Giving Program allows donors to have donations debited automatically to their credit cards on the fifteenth of each month. An annual statement to donors for taxation purposes is provided. The appropriate form can be posted to you by calling 9361 6290, extension 114. Alternatively, you can go to our website www.sydneyboyshigh.com click on fundraising/library project contributions, to download the New Library Monthly Giving Form.

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P&C: High Society

The Bulletin Board for Sydney Boys High P & C
Julie Connolly P&C President

Open Day Volunteers
A big thank you to all our parent volunteers, who assisted at Open Day this week. Prospective parents welcomed the chance to talk with current parents about the opportunities and experiences available to students at Sydney Boys.

P & C Meeting Report
At last week's P & C meeting:

  1. Dr Jaggar addressed the P & C meeting about potential changes to the Students' Awards Scheme. Changes will be finalised by the end of October. The P & C is preparing a submission to Dr Jaggar summarising the P & C's suggested changes.
  2. The P & C decided to investigate the pros and cons of introducing online P & C meetings and reducing face-to-face meetings to say once a term.
  3. Funding by the P & C was approved for: replacement of data logging equipment for senior science classes - $7000; replacement of Year 8 & 10 science textbooks - $8000; contribution towards the bicycle program - $6000; contribution towards the English faculty photocopier - $8000.
  4. Plans for renovations to the Staff Common Room will be drawn up and presented to the Staff for feedback.

Volunteer Organisers Needed
We are seeking a group of parents to form the organising committee for next year's Parent social function to mark the start of the new academic year. We need to form this group now so that bookings can be made, themes and catering decided and we can all set aside the date for March next year. Maybe even get a couple of friends together to join the Committee.

Please contact Julie Connolly This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you would like to be involved. No special skills are needed and most of the organising is done through email communications rather than face-to-face meetings.

New Parent Mentors
Charles Ovadia co-ordinates the highly successful and very useful New Parent Mentor Program, where current parents make contact with incoming parents (usually by telephone) to welcome them and offer any "settling in" assistance they may need.

In preparation for our intake of new students for 2010, Charles is seeking to recruit current parents to mentor our new parents. Ideally the majority of new parent mentors will have a son currently in Years 7 or 8 as they have the most recent experience to pass on to new parents of Year 7, 2010. However we welcome parents as mentors from all Years! Volunteers who speak a language other than English would also be terrific.

Please contact Charles Ovadia directly This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you can volunteer as a New Parent Mentor. Thanks everyone.

Upcoming Parent Meetings & Events (details in High Notes)

Tuesday 29th September 1.30pm Year 12 Farewell Assembly and Afternoon Tea, Great Hall
Wednesday 30th September 7.00pm Tennis Committee AGM, Staff Common Room
Thursday 1st October 11.30am Foundation Day Assembly and Prefect Induction, Great Hall
Monday 19th October School resumes
Wednesday 21st October 7.30pm P & C Meeting, Staff Common Room

If you would like to have any parent community news or upcoming events included in High Society, please contact Julie Connolly, P&C President, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; 0418 470 203.

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Parent Mentors


A Parent Mentor is an informal contact person who will welcome New Parents into the School Community and is available to them to help them through the difficulties encountered in their first year at the School. The aim is to have every parent of a new boy starting at the School matched up with a mentoring parent already at the School. The role of the Mentoring Parent is

  • To actively contact the new parent and make them welcome and be a friendly face in a big organisation.
  • To make themselves available by phone or in person or by email as they see fit.
  • To help the new parent with any simple query about the education system and the way the school works.
  • They will be a point of contact for all the trivial questions that might plague a new high school family.
  • To advise the new parent of the appropriate channels of communication at the school for serious matters eg Year adviser, School counsellor etc
  • To act as a propagandist for the School and the great benefits of being involved in all the facets of their son’s education.

The scheme is informal, without a lot of structure and depends for its success on the enthusiasm of the Mentors.

The scheme has worked extremely well for three years and has not been at all onerous. All the Mentor Parents this year have enjoyed it tremendously and the New Parents have been extremely receptive and grateful for the contact.

As there is an attrition rate every year we need new Mentor Parents. Please join us as the more parents we have the easier is the task.

Could you please contact Charles Ovadia on 9386 1221 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Or send your details to the Principal’s Assistant Ms Williams on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Alternatively, a printable form to become a parent mentor is available in the PDF version of the High Notes

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SBHS Rowing Committee

Saturday 26th September 2009
at High Rowing Sheds, Abbotsford

All parents … if there is one morning you should attend it is this one! Come and be informed

Come along and acquaint yourself with what goes on at the High rowing sheds. High Rowing is not only about boys on the water, it relies on parents being involved.

Feeding our boys as they come off the water on Saturdays and providing good food and care whilst they are in camp at the sheds are responsibilities that the parents of the rowers need to share.

9.00am - Junior rowing parents orientation and tour of the sheds
10.30am – Year 10 and Senior parents outline of rowing camps
Morning tea (coffee/tea and croissants) will be provided


  • The season calendar with important dates outlined
  • Expectations of the boys
  • Expectations of the parents
  • Outline of camp duties for senior parents – presented by Anita Bezjak and Peter Ambrose
  • Outline of Saturday BBQ duty for junior parents – presented by Maya Iyer and Steve Collier
  • What goes on in the kitchen
  • Who’s who? Meet the MIC, coaches, old boys and committee

Julie Blomberg

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SHS Basketball: Shootin' Hoops

Parking Help Needed
Help is needed on Saturday, October the 10th for the Socceroos vs Netherlands game with kick off at 7:30 and with parking starting at 4:30. Drinks and sweets at the Anzac Parade gates may also be sold. At the last parking, 161 cars were parked and $1,687.30 was raised for the basketball funds. Please contact Shirley Tickner at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

About the Coach – Ms Ward
Ms Ward is another one of High's extremely dedicated coaches who has been part of the basketball coaching program for numerous years. While in my second and third seasons of basketball, my team mates and I, once in a while heard her reminisce about her times of playing basketball as a teenager and we even saw her occasionally scoring, in her attempts at hook shots from outside the key, during her demonstrations. Her first coaching experience ever was when she was 15 and her coaching career at High started 6 years ago. Without a doubt over those 6 years, Ms Ward has made a massive impact on many players. I can easily recall Ms Ward always shouting at us to get back on defence and to this day, that message lingers every time I'm running back for defence. Ms Ward also made sure we were playing basketball with the main purpose of enjoying ourselves, instead of concentrating on winning. This was further reinforced by the time when we were leading by a massive margin against Newington and Ms Ward called a time out and told the team to just start shooting 3s. Currently Ms Ward coaches the 15s and in her last 6 years as coach, she has only missed one game, when she was ill.

Her advice for basketball: Ms Ward's advice is extremely simple. Just one word and no more. Defence. As the saying goes, the best offence is a good defence.

Brought to you by David Li Wang and Chris Chiam

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SHS Fencing

Congratulations to the following teams for making it through to the School's League finals. An outstanding result for the U15 Blue team who won BRONZE. The team report follows. Congratulations also to the following fencers who received individual medals: SILVER Mathew Chan, Ian Li and Kritman Dhamoon. I'd like to thank the boys and their parents for their efforts over the year. I'd like to also mention that our Coach for the Juniors, Tuko, will be heading to WA and will not be with us next year. He will be sorely missed.

The U15s
SBHS Blue: Shaun Pak [Captain], Ian Ho, Matthew Chan, Shaun Fletcher
The day began for Sydney Boys High Blue in the form of a match against Sydney Grammar C. Having defeated them 5-1, we were off to a brutally efficient start. Shaun Fletcher proved to be adroit at adapting to opponents' styles, while Shaun Pak sat out in order to conserve energy for the upcoming matches. We savoured our victory as we prepared to face off against the team that had broken our previous winning streak-Newington A. Our plan sprung into action, as Shaun Pak took over and defeated the opposition single-handedly: 5-3, 5-2, 5-1. With a collective effort from all members of the team, we overcame our past loss and showed them we meant business. The match was won 5-3. Shaun Fletcher, Shaun Pak and Mathew Chan had fenced against St Aloysius A in a relay match earlier in the year but came up short, 45-44. On this meeting, the team put up a fierce display of fencing, and their results were well earned. We narrowly missed fencing for a gold or silver medal by ONE point. Determined not to return empty-handed, High Blue and St Aloysius B fought with the last of their drained strength and resolve. Our team's performance was wavering at best, and even Shaun Pak's winning streak was broken, though only by a mere point. Aloysius B had gained the upper edge, but Mathew Chan struck even, providing us with the boost we needed. Shaun dominated his next opponent 5-2. Slowly but surely, we were winning, for we were one bout off claiming third place. The team wished me luck and as I stepped onto the piste, pulling on my mask, I knew it was my final chance at claiming a prize; no more missed opportunities, no turning back. With barely more than a minute left in the match, I was being pulverized 4-0. One more point and the bout would be compromised. The High parents were looking on in despair, whilst St Aloysius B was cheering wildly for their fencer's strong performance. Our coach Tuko was off refereeing another match and for once, I was truly on my own. Taking the past advice from the parents, the coaches and my team, I took the bout one point at a time and stemmed off my frustration. By the end of it all, I had achieved a fairly unexpected outcome: a 4-5 victory, with 33 seconds remaining just as the final attack was delivered.

Sydney High Blue would like to thank Ms May and the coaches Tuko Maia and Alwyn Wardle for all their hard work and preparation, as well as going out of their way to meet our needs. We would also like to thank our parents for their invaluable support and constant cheering for all the hours they could have spent having a nice lunch. I personally am grateful to Anirban Ghose and Caillin McKay, for showing me what it takes to lead and for introducing me to the sport in the first place.

Tuko is leaving for Perth as fencing draws its curtains for the year, and we would like to wish him a safe and happy journey with exciting new experiences to come.
Ian Ho- Fencing Captain for 2010

The following teams made it into the finals, a fantastic effort
SBHS RED Albert Nguyen [Captain] Weicong Huang, Anthony Xu [Jeremy Dobrowolski]
SBHS ORANGE: William Yeung [Captain] Steven Ngo and Ian Li
U13SBHS RED: Ashley Chan [Captain] Kin Pan and Kritman Dhamoon  

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SBHS Cricket


With the school vacation period just over a week away we still have a considerable amount of preparations to be completed before the recess to ensure we can go straight into competition on the first GPS Saturday of Term 4. One of the major factors in the build up of jobs-yet-to-be-completed has occurred come through the lack of facilities outside of the school which has overloaded the cricket nets, at the same time restricting the assessments that are needed to allocate boys to the appropriate team with consideration of their skills for. However, this week some of the "provisional" junior team squads have been identified and as more are completed they will be displayed on the Cricket Website.

The next meeting will be held immediately after the commencement of the GPS Competitions in Term 4. The meeting will be held on Wednesday 21st OCTOBER in Room 901 (gymnasium) at 6-00pm. Committee appointments will be finalized and preparations for Tours and visiting teams will be identified and put in place. All are welcome to attend and should there be an issue that effects cricket please raise it with us. Final meeting for Term 4 will be Wed 18th November in Room 901 (gymnasium) at 6-00pm. Please diarize dates for future reference.

The Camp will commence on Saturday 3rd October and close at 5.00pm on Monday 5th October. The course schedule will be distributed at sign-on on day 1, A total of 30 players will be invited to attend and where attendance cannot occur a reserve will go into the squad. One of the tasks for the coaches will be the final selections for both the 1st and 2nd XIs. Please check the Cricket Website for reporting and schedule times. Parents are invited to contact me if they can assist with an evening barbecue and with cut lunch preparations for the 3 day sessions. I can be contacted by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or on mobile 0417 497 156 should you wish to find out the details and times.

I have been disappointed with the response from Years 7, 8 and to lesser degree Year 9 cricketers in completing the simple registration form on the website. There are no excuses in respect to not being aware of the requirement as it has been well documented. This is a 3 minute task. Bring up the form on the site, add details and press send for the email to deliver

A reminder that ALL Senior and Junior players are required to provide their own batting gloves and protector on each sport afternoon. In addition if you have a personal bat you should carry that to school on the day. The school has batting pads and more recently helmets available for all ages for netting sessions. A limited supply of batting gloves are available should you forget on any given day.

I attended session 1 of the course on Tuesday 22nd Sep 09 being conducted by Elite Sports and was pleased with the effort that the boys put in Mark Atkinson, who conducted the course said at the end of the session that he found the commitment and execution of the drills at a very good standard and was impressed with how quickly all adjusted to new ideas. The course continued Thursday 24th Sep and runs for 2 sessions next week when the players techniques will be filmed.
Laurie Heil
MIC Cricket

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PDHPE Fitness Assessment

September 2009

The final fitness assessment of our Year 7 – 10 students was carried out during September. There were some very pleasing results. The period of Ramadan saw an unusually high number of non-starters but I'm sure that those students would also have performed well. For the first time the mean assessment for all years was 50% or better. One new Year record was established by Eugene Lee (7R) 5m 43s. Other outstanding performances included Sam Lane (10.6) 4m 55s, Adam Booth (9.5) 5m 06s and Jonathon Clements-Lendrum (8.1) 5m 40s. * Fastest time is held by Sam Lane of 4m 53s set in 2008.

An assessment of 90% or better required a student to run the 1.6km in a time of 6 mins 30 secs, approximately, depending on the age of the student. An assessment of 50% or better, required a time of between 7 and 8 minutes, depending on age. A result of 10% or less means the 1.6km run was completed in a time greater than 9 mins 30 seconds.

1.6km results for 2009

Percentile band No. of students in each percentile band
Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10
Feb Sept Feb Sept Feb Sept Feb Sept
90 – 99 3 23 7 20 13 28 21 39
80 – 89 5 9 6 18 10 14 17 15
70 – 79 4 11 6 13 19 22 10 16
60 – 69 6 12 16 11 13 6 23 12
50 – 59 12 24 22 28 18 11 20 20
40 – 49 17 11 12 14 14 8 19 11
30 – 39 14 16 26 11 25 18 17 12
20 – 29 20 22 28 14 14 14 23 20
10 – 19 43 24 27 20 25 15 16 15
0 – 9 54 22 20 13 31 29 19 16
Non-starters 2 5 6 18 17 31 15 25

Mean results for each year group 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.

  Feb 06 Sep 06 Feb 07 Sep 07 Feb 08 Sep 08 Feb 09 Sep 09
  Year 10   57%   65%   59%   55%   59%   65%   54%   61%
  Year 9   43%   52%   56%   63%   47%   54%   47%   55%
  Year 8   41%   52%   49%   50%   38%   49%   43%   56%
  Year 7   29%   48%   38%   44%   34%   49%   32%   50%

The honour board in Room 901 recognises the high achievers in the 1.6km run over the years.

1.6Km run – Best performances and record holders

Date Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10
2003 Danny Fu 6m 55s Quan Nguyen 6m 04s Andrew Reis 5m 44s Paul Watzlaff 5m 00s
2004 Alasdair Brown 6m 13s Alastair Taylor 5m 39s Richard Xu 5m 53s Attilla Szabo 5m 11s
2005 Keiran Taylor 5m 55s Cameron Reeves 5m 35s Alastair Taylor 5m 45s Harry Walker 5m 28s
2006 Andrew Ye 6m 15s Stephen Yoon 5m 56s Jeremy Ireland 5m 38s Matthew Fsadni 5m 33s
2007 Andreas Purcal 6m 07s Sam Lane 5m 28s Michael Ambrose 5m 24s Jeremy Ireland 5m 03s
2008 Arjun Punekar 5m 47s Anton Brokman 5m 41s Sam Lane 4m 53s Michael Ambrose 5m 24s
2009 Eugene Lee 5m 43s Oliver Kirk 5m 37s Lloyd Perris 5m 00s Sam Lane 4m 54s

There were also some great improvements during the year as students tried to improve on their personal best. This aspect is as important as recognising the high achievers. Notable performances included Anthony Chen (7M) 9m 16s -> 7m 27s, Henry Feng (7M) 7m 44s -> 6m 26s, Andrew Rong (7T) 9m 04s -> 7m 26s, Alfred Xing (7T) 10m 49s -> 8m 41s, River Lee (8.4) 13m 21s -> 9m 00s, Nicholas Lin (8.2) 11m 03s -> 8m 08s, Jonathon Kim (8.5) 12m 02s -> 8m 43s, Lahiru Katupitiya (9.5) 6m 31s -> 5m 57s, John Kim (9.6) 10m 00s -> 6m 52s, Henry Lu (10.4) 6m 31s -> 5m 57s.

The goal remains to have all students able to score a minimum of 50% for cardiovascular endurance by running the 1.6km in 7 minutes or better by the time they finish Year 10. In 2010 the PDHPE faculty will be encouraging each student to achieve a personal best by increasing and maintaining a higher level of aerobic fitness, offering a 1.6k run extra credit 10% in 2010. Each individual "Personal best" time in 2010 will be based on their 2009 performance. Below is the table on which the 1.6k run extra credit 10% is based. This information and each student's goal time will be available in Room 901.

1.6k run extra credit 10% conversion table

Previous time Goal Time Previous time Goal Time Previous time Goal Time
10m 00s + 8m 00s 9m 00s 7m 20s 8m 00s 6m 40s
9m 59s 7m 59s 8m 59s 7m 19s 7m 59s 6m 39s
9m 58s 7m 58s 8m 58s 7m 18s 7m 58s 6m 38s
9m 57s 7m 57s 8m 57s 7m 17s 7m 57s 6m 37s
9m 56s 7m 56s 8m 56s 7m 16s 7m 56s 6m 36s
9m 55s 7m 55s 8m 55s 7m 15s 7m 55s 6m 35s
9m 54s 7m 54s 8m 54s 7m 14s 7m 54s 6m 34s
9m 53s 7m 53s 8m 53s 7m 13s 7m 53s 6m 33s
9m 52s 7m 52s 8m 52s 7m 12s 7m 52s 6m 32s
9m 51s 7m 51s 8m 51s 7m 11s 7m 51s 6m 31s
9m 50s 7m 50s 8m 50s 7m 10s 7m 50s 6m 30s
9m 49s 7m 49s 8m 49s 7m 09s 7m 49s 6m 29s
9m 48s 7m 48s 8m 48s 7m 08s 7m 48s 6m 28s
9m 47s 7m 48s 8m 47s 7m 08s 7m 47s 6m 28s
9m 46s 7m 47s 8m 46s 7m 07s 7m 46s 6m 27s
9m 45s 7m 47s 8m 45s 7m 07s 7m 45s 6m 27s
9m 44s 7m 46s 8m 44s 7m 06s 7m 44s 6m 26s
9m 43s 7m 46s 8m 43s 7m 06s 7m 43s 6m 26s
9m 42s 7m 45s 8m 42s 7m 05s 7m 42s 6m 25s
9m 41s 7m 45s 8m 41s 7m 05s 7m 41s 6m 25s
9m 40s 7m 44s 8m 40s 7m 04s 7m 40s 6m 24s
9m 39s 7m 44s 8m 39s 7m 04s 7m 39s 6m 24s
9m 38s 7m 43s 8m 38s 7m 03s 7m 38s 6m 23s
9m 37s 7m 43s 8m 37s 7m 03s 7m 37s 6m 23s
9m 36s 7m 42s 8m 36s 7m 02s 7m 36s 6m 22s
9m 35s 7m 41s 8m 35s 7m 01s 7m 35s 6m 21s
9m 34s 7m 41s 8m 34s 7m 01s 7m 34s 6m 21s
9m 33s 7m 40s 8m 33s 7m 00s 7m 33s 6m 20s
9m 32s 7m 40s 8m 32s 7m 00s 7m 32s 6m 20s
9m 31s 7m 39s 8m 31s 6m 59s 7m 31s 6m 19s
9m 30s 7m 38s 8m 30s 6m 58s 7m 30s 6m 19s
9m 29s 7m 38s 8m 29s 6m 58s 7m 29s 6m 18s
9m 28s 7m 37s 8m 28s 6m 57s 7m 28s 6m 17s
9m 27s 7m 36s 8m 27s 6m 56s 7m 27s 6m 16s
9m 26s 7m 36s 8m 26s 6m 56s 7m 26s 6m 16s
9m 25s 7m 35s 8m 25s 6m 55s 7m 25s 6m 15s
9m 24s 7m 35s 8m 24s 6m 55s 7m 24s 6m 15s
9m 23s 7m 34s 8m 23s 6m 54s 7m 23s 6m 14s
9m 22s 7m 34s 8m 22s 6m 54s 7m 22s 6m 14s
9m 21s 7m 33s 8m 21s 6m 53s 7m 21s 6m 13s
9m 20s 7m 32s 8m 20s 6m 52s 7m 20s 6m 12s
9m 19s 7m 32s 8m 19s 6m 52s 7m 19s 6m 12s
9m 18s 7m 31s 8m 18s 6m 51s 7m 18s 6m 11s
9m 17s 7m 30s 8m 17s 6m 50s 7m 17s 6m 10s
9m 16s 7m 30s 8m 16s 6m 50s 7m 16s 6m 10s
9m 15s 7m 29s 8m 15s 6m 49s 7m 15s 6m 09s
9m 14s 7m 29s 8m 14s 6m 49s 7m 14s 6m 09s
9m 13s 7m 28s 8m 13s 6m 48s 7m 13s 6m 08s
9m 12s 7m 28s 8m 12s 6m 48s 7m 12s 6m 08s
9m 11s 7m 27s 8m 11s 6m 47s 7m 11s 6m 07s
9m 10s 7m 26s 8m 10s 6m 46s 7m 10s 6m 06s
9m 09s 7m 26s 8m 09s 6m 46s 7m 09s 6m 06s
9m 08s 7m 25s 8m 08s 6m 45s 7m 08s 6m 05s
9m 07s 7m 25s 8m 07s 6m 45s 7m 07s 6m 05s
9m 06s 7m 24s 8m 06s 6m 44s 7m 06s 6m 04s
9m 05s 7m 23s 8m 05s 6m 43s 7m 05s 6m 03s
9m 04s 7m 23s 8m 04s 6m 43s 7m 04s 6m 03s
9m 03s 7m 22s 8m 03s 6m 42s 7m 03s 6m 02s
9m 02s 7m 21s 8m 02s 6m 41s 7m 02s 6m 01s
9m 01s 7m 21s 8m 01s 6m 41s 7m 01s 6m 01s
9m 00s 7m 20s 8m 00s 6m 40s 7m 00s – 6m 00s

G. Stein

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