High Notes, Vol 7 No 22, July 28 2006

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From the Principal

High Talent
At the recent GPS Target Rifle Shooting two-day contest, High came 4th overall in first grade. Chris Budd was third in the individual point score. Both he and Chris Lam were selected in the Combined GPS shooting team – a great result given the team’s relatively weakened preparation. High was represented in public speaking at the Legacy Regional Final by John Aclis, Beau Greenslade and Daniel Andonovski – well done boys! Great results at the recent All Schools State cross country where our team of Ali Amin, Roshan Karunaratne, Tom Castleton, Ty Linegar and Michael Maseldhani won bronze medals. James Barker was a strong performer in the individual open event qualifying as a reserve for the state team. Harrison Lane ran well despite injury in the junior division. A top effort boys!

Laptops ready for use
The 20 laptops purchased by the Library Fund have been imaged and set in their trolley. Wireless routers will be installed, a set of protocols written and they will be available. The laptops will be reserved for Year 12 students who already are Senior Study Centre cardholders. Once we are confident that the equipment is being used safely and responsibly we will extend the service to Year 11 cardholders. I urge all boys who have access to these computers to be very careful when handling them. Twisting the screens when closing laptops will damage them as will abuse of touch pads or dropping them. This intervention is designed to benefit a wide range of users and we want the equipment to last.

School Within a School – double assembly initiative
Last week we commenced our two assembly policy. So that all boys can experience assemblies we decided to duplicate the ceremonies. The debating assembly was our first run at this initiative. Years 7-9 had the opportunity of being introduced to their ‘A’ team representatives for the first time. They also could congratulate the CHS winning volleyball team. My speech to the senior assembly is reprinted below.

"Today is a unique event in that we are beginning a new arrangement for assemblies. We are inaugurating one of the first phases of our ‘School Within a School’ structure by making two part assemblies for juniors and seniors. We plan to double up on important presentations, introductions and guests where appropriate, yet have more specialised content for the two part context. We hope to provide more opportunities for leadership, for acknowledgement and recognition, and for student participation, by separating the ceremonies in this way. Assemblies provide public occasions to honour successful teams and individuals who have achieved things worthy of our acclamation, as we are able to today in volleyball, debating and mathematics. Most importantly, it allows every student to attend assembly because we can seat half the school each time.

"We honour debating at this time each year because their official GPS season is about to start. The impending commencement of a GPS competition is the fundamental rationale behind holding assemblies for summer and winter sports, rowing and athletics. These rituals demonstrate our ongoing commitment to the GPS fraternity. Debating is a long standing GPS competitive activity alongside sports. It predates football, basketball and tennis in GPS history. We have knock out competitions in various sports and co-curricular activities throughout the year, but our school is part of a prestigious association of schools and we focus on that connection primarily in our assemblies.

"Debating and public speaking are fundamental skills supporting people with capacities to persuade, inspire, motivate, or move others. History’s great leaders more often than not gathered people to their causes through charisma transmitted through powerful speech.

"The rhetorical arts were highly prized in classical Greek society as fundamental to the democratic process. Politicians today have the startling ability to persuade themselves (and intermittently the majority of the public) of contradictory policy positions – without the blink of an eye, falter in the voice or guilty flush of the cheek.

"A vital part of modern education is to develop capacity to understand an argument. Debating helps students to do that. Debating as an art derives much of its challenge from the opposite possibilities in any proposition. It requires the ability to take on a role, to become a true believer in ideas, arguments and emotions that may be antithetical to what you really, think, argue, or feel. You are asked to be an intellectual chameleon. You need to be an instant expert on current affairs, economics, sociology and psychology. Debating training and participation provide students with a balanced understanding of the inherent complexity in life and an enhanced proclivity to perceive alternative points of view and approaches to problems. These skills are highly prized in the world of work. Moreover, the ability to speak in public is a valuable and respected social skill. I applaud the great participation in our program.

"I congratulate all our debaters today and wish them well for the season. On your behalf I want to thank Ms Brewer, our fine coaches and the debating committee for making High debating the fine program that it is. Accomplishment involves trying and making mistakes and trying again. As Abraham Lincoln once declared 'your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing'. High goals require high resolve to attain.

"It gives me great pleasure to introduce our guest speaker this morning. Alex Bodman was a highly involved and successful debater and public speaker while at High. He was the first contestant to win both the junior and senior divisions of the highly prestigious Plain English Speaking Competition. He was a member of the winning team in the Commonwealth Senior Debating Competition and captained the most successful CHS team in the competition’s history. Alex enjoyed periods of extensive international travel before completing a degree in media arts. He won the UNSW Short Film Competition and was runner up in the National Student Union Film Competition. Alex has since travelled through Africa by public transport – an impressive feat indeed. He is currently Senior Writer for Singleton Ogilvy Advertising. As a talented old boy orator, debater and global traveller, please welcome Mr Alex Bodman."

Mr Bodman spoke fluently, conversationally yet eloquently around the theme: success is fleeting, failure is transitory. He adroitly explored the academic and sporting implications of this aphorism. He also contrasted school life with after school scenarios of success and failure. He encouraged the boys to be passionate and to commit to what they liked doing in academics sport or co-curricular activities but also to maintain a perspective of school as a segment of life.

Investing in our schools grant has arrived!
The Sydney High School Foundation has $140,000 on deposit ready to construct the basketball courts and cricket nets. The Commonwealth Government has certain protocols associated with administering the grant but there should be no delay in commencing the project. The infrastructure development will complete our 100 years in the GPS celebrations very nicely. However, more money is needed to finish the job to the standard you expect. Your tax deductible contributions to Sydney Boys High School Sports Development Project – facilities development - for basketball, tennis or cricket will be most helpful to complete the task. Once the facilities are completed, the tax deductibility provision will be lost. If you want to help us with this project, the next two months are crucial. ASF donation forms can be found on the school’s website.
Dr K Jaggar
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Video Festival

Rose Bay Secondary College is hosting their 8th Annual “V-Fest” Student Video Festival at the Chauvel Cinema Paddington on Tuesday 18 September 2006. The festival has been designed to promote and embrace the wealth of media talent being created in both public and private high schools in Sydney.

There are two categories for entries: The Junior Section (Years 7-10) and the Senior section (Years 11-12). There are no limitations on content as the entries are judged only under these two categories. The only MUST is the inclusion of the V-FEST letter “V” somewhere in the action. This letter could be found somewhere in the environment or could be an actual letter “V”.

All students need is a camera and a passion for film! If you are submitting a video project in any subject for the HSC, this could be entered for competition (just don’t forget to edit a “V” somewhere in the action on a copy tape).

Entry forms are available from the Art Department or from Ms Brewer.

Entries close at 5.00 pm on Thursday, 7 September 2006.
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Educational Access Schemes

Most institutions that participate in the University Admissions Centre (UAC) have an Educational Access Scheme (EAS) for applicants who have experienced long term educational disadvantage. To qualify applicants must demonstrate that their educational performance during Years 11 and 12 or equivalent have been seriously affected by circumstances beyond their control.

This year students applying for Educational Access Scheme (EAS) for Universities in 2007 will need to download their booklets and applications forms from the website: www.uac.edu.au . The responsibility for sending the finalised application to UAC by 30th September 2006 rests with the individual student.

Students who require a Statement of Support from the school counsellor should make the counsellor aware of their situation as soon as possible. The completed EAS form will need to be in to them with all required documentation by the end of week seven. E Harman and S Plummer (School Counsellors)
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Basketball Preseason

Thinking of Trialling for Representative Basketball Teams in 2007?
This is some very useful information for SBHS students. If you are thinking about trialling for junior representative teams in 2007, Norths are running a development programme to get you ready for trials. Boys who play representative level basketball dominate at GPS level. Playing against and with a better standard is the key to success. Norths is currently the strongest junior club in NSW. Beginning the program below gives you nine weeks in which to prove yourself worthy of a place in a team rather than a one off two hour trial that most clubs run per age group.

Elite Squad is coached by rep coaches and will prepare you for the trials by exposing you to elite skills, increased training tempo and higher expectations than you get at your domestic teams training. Elite Squad is a training program for aspiring representative players and current representative players during the off-season. The training sessions are aimed at improving and maintaining individuals skills/techniques and current fitness levels. The Elite Squad is highly recommended to athletes wishing to gain an edge over competitors before the upcoming Representative Trials.

Elite Squad session run from 4:30 – 5:30pm beginning Monday 31st July and running for 9 weeks
U12s – Athletes born 1996 and 1997: Sessions will be run on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays
U14s – Athletes born 1994 and 1995: Sessions will be run on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays
U16s - Athletes born 1992 and 1993: Sessions will be run on Mondays
U18s – Athletes born 1990 and 1991: Sessions will be run on Tuesdays

Athletes MUST enrol online prior to the first session at www.nsba.com.au/camp 

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Rebecca Reid, Development & Representative Manager on 9906 7877 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and mention you are from SBHS.
Mr Hayman
Basketball Master

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Fencing Update

Last Saturday the NSW Schools Senior Individual Championships were held at Newington. High was represented by six fencers - congratulations to Patrick Duffy who finished highest with a 7th place, followed by Jeffrey Chan 8th, Yu Lin 16th, Amadeus Klocker 18th, Boris Zolotarev 30th and Kevin Lee 37th. Thank you to our MIC, Ms May, for giving up her Saturday to cheer us on.

In the July holidays two High fencers (Patrick Duffy and Yu Lin) competed in the National Championships, Yu Lin finishing 55th and Patrick 75th.

The Schools League kicks off on the 5th of August and High will have a strong presence with eight teams, including one Minis team. However, a number of junior and senior fencers indicated that they would not be available in September, and hence some missed out on selection altogether.

The teams have now been registered with NSWFA and are up on the fencing noticeboard (outside the Welfare room). As soon as the timetables are available I will compile the data and put it up on the fencing noticeboard.

It is very important that all fencers check this noticeboard regularly for changes. It is your responsibility to know which team you are in, find out when you are scheduled to fence and to make sure that you arrive at the correct time at Newington so that no matches have to be forfeited.

Note: You have to arrive at Newington half an hour before your scheduled starting time, report to the NSWFA desk, collect your electric equipment and gear up promptly. The first fencer in each team is the one in charge of that team; he registers the team order prior to the match and advises the referee when he wants to bring in the reserve. Reserves must also be allowed to fence, whether or not there is a team member missing.

If this is your first time at a fencing competition, please report to me at Newington, or to Ms May if I am fencing, and we will take you around and help you.

IMPORTANT: The school pays for electric equipment hire only, hence if you forget to bring your jacket, under-plastron or mask you will have to pay for the hire of these items yourself. Timetables and most updates are also available on: nswfencing.org.au
Amadeus Klocker

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Volleyball - 1st Grade

Last Saturday saw a Sydney High team riddled with injury make their way to Scots’ home ground, confident of adding another win to its high standard GPS record. After accurate sets from Alex and Victor and a barrage of quick balls down the middle run by Ping L and Danny the Scots side was disinherited. With consistently perfect passing from Jamie and David the game was soon over and High won in three sets. Handshakes were exchanged and the team went home with high spirits! Special thanks go out to Serdar for driving the boys out to Scots.
D. Dizon
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From the Rugby Master’s Desk

It was heartening to see the enthusiastic support given to the 1st XV last Saturday at Northbridge by our junior players and their parents. As the game had been transferred to an away fixture, there were no junior matches and the weather looked threatening throughout the day, it was an effort “above and beyond” but one appreciated by the firsts. The biggest cheer of the day occurred when Alex Vertoudakis crashed over for his try. A number of people commented to me about your dedication to High Rugby.
G. Stein
MIC Rugby

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Rowing Committee AGM

Sydney High School Rowing Committee Invites all Rowing Parents and other Interested Parties To The
Annual General Meeting 2006
at 7.30pm, Tuesday, 1 August In the Staff Common Room

All positions are declared vacant and are up for nomination and election. With Year 12 parents ‘retiring’ we need lots of new faces on the Committee. Come along, be part of the team and support our Rowers in 2007
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From Public Speaking

John Aclis and Beau Greenslade competed in the Local Final of the Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award last Thursday. Both boys delivered sophisticated and insightful speeches. Congratulations to Beau who has made it through to the Regional Final on August 7th.
R. Howland
MIC Public Speaking

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SBHS Debating 2006

Coaching for ALL Years will be held on Friday afternoons in term 3.
Years 7 and 8 will be in the 500 rooms, the rest in the 400s.

Year 7A narrowly lost their debate that “That the government should impose a curfew on those under 17”, Year 8A, 9A, 10A were all victorious arguing the negative that “That Tax cuts are more important than increases in social services” and the Firsts and Seconds won both side of their topic- “That the Federal Government should abolish Australian Workplace Agreements”.

This year the results of the A teams from all years of the GPS competition will be available online via our website. The information is optional for the MICs of Debating to have published, so there may be some gaps. Results can be found at http://www.sydneyhigh.org.au/debating/results.shtml 

July 20th Well done to our Year ten team who have maintained their unbeaten record and came 5th in the competition which consisted of 39 teams. Interestingly Shore won the day, but we beat them the following night in the GPS!

Please diarise all the GPS Debate dates and venues. All information can be found on the website- http://www.sydneyhigh.org.au/debating.

A contribution towards the gifts for coaches of at least $10 is required from ALL BOYS who are debating this year. This includes those who are not debating in teams but have attended training sessions on a regular basis and is regardless of whether you are attending the dinner. This year approximately 20 weeks of coaching have been offered to debaters- a donation of $10 towards a coach’s gift makes the training sessions 50 cents per week.... its the cheapest coaching you will find in Sydney! Please take your contribution to the office by August 25th and indicate that it is a "Debating Coaches Contribution".

The next meeting is Tuesday August 8th at 6.30pm in the Staff Common Room.
We will be discussing and planning this year’s Debating Dinner so please come along and share your ideas with us! We encourage all debating parents (especially those with sons in Years 7, 8 and 9) to attend and to become involved in supporting your son’s debating “career”!

The 2006 Debating Dinner

Traditionally the Debating Dinner is held on the Saturday after the final GPS debate and celebrates the strength of debating talent at High - 2006 will be no exception. This year’s Debating Dinner is being held on Saturday September 2nd in the Great Hall at 6pm.

Last year the dinner at the Outterside Centre was so successful it sold out! So this year we have moved (back) to the Great Hall in order to ensure everyone is able to attend. The cost of the dinner will be $30 per adult and student.
A special price for siblings under 10 years of age has been negotiated at $20.

Payment for the dinner can be made at the main office from Monday July 26th until Friday August 25th.

Detach the form below - pay your money at the main office take the slip to Miss Brewer

Student Name  __________________________________________________
Year/Roll class ______________
Number of adults attending    ______ @ $30 = _________

Number of U/10 attending      ______ @ $20 = _________
Total Number of people        ______ TOTAL $ _________
____  Do you have any special dietary requirements? Vegetarian?

____  YES!  I can you help on the day with setting up the hall, table decorations etc. 

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Football: The Onion Bag

Unfortunately all but three games had to be cancelled last Saturday due to rain affected grounds. The 1st and 2nd grade fixtures were moved to Northbridge to a field that was barely fit for play and certainly unsuitable for fast, open play.

First grade suffered a 3-2 loss. As has been the case for most games this year, they displayed typical High spirit and fought back twice from being a goal down. Outstanding performances were headed by Lachlan Street in goals, who continually denied the Shore attack with a technically superb display. It is easy to forget that Lachlan is still only in Year 10 and was eligible for the U15s Bill Turner Knock Out Competition! Jeremy Luscombe added spark to the front line, consistently creating opportunities with his pace and tenacity. Ed Curran stood up and directed the team with a typically wholehearted display. Gehan Karunaratne was once again a major headache for the Shore defence using his speed and skill to consistently get in behind the line.

Congratulations to Long Chen for breaking his GPS goal scoring duck. I always knew he was a striker.

Second grade kept in contention for the title with a gritty 1-0 win. Impressive performances came from George Lo up front who belied the difficult conditions with several scything runs through the Shore backline. Tom Castleton followed up a shot parried by the keeper and was rewarded for his efforts with the only goal of the game. Chong Shao was solid in goals, fearlessly putting his body on the line on numerous occasions. D’arcy Blaxell signalled his return to the team with a blistering drive that was tipped over by an alert Shore custodian.

Thank you to Ed Hibbert and Martin Lunney who acted as assistant referees for the games.

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Wet weather numbers:
SBHS - 9361 0027
Centennial Park - 9339 6670

GPS Round 5 Riverview 29/7

Team Opponent Venue Time
Opens 1 Riverview 1 12.15
Opens 2 Riverview 1 11.00
Opens 3 Riverview 1B 10.00
Opens 4 Riverview 1B 11.00
Opens 5 Riverview 2A 1.00
Opens 6 Riverview 2A 12.00
16 A Riverview 1B 8.00
16B Riverview 1B 9.00
16C Riverview 1B 1.00
16D Riverview 1B 12.00
15A Riverview 2B 9.00
15B Riverview 2B 10.00
15C Riverview 2B 11.00
15D Riverview 2B 12.00
14A Riverview MPW 16 12.00
14B Riverview MPW 16 11.00
14C Riverview MPW 16 10.00
14D Riverview MPW 16 9.00
14E St Pats SPC 3 9.30
13A Riverview McKay 4 12.00
13B Riverview McKay 4 11.00
13C Riverview McKay 4 10.00
13D Riverview McKay 4 9.00

Quote of the Week
'We're going to start the game at nil-nil and go out and try to get some goals.'
- Bryan Robson
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Basketball: Shooting Hoops

Back into Term III
Welcome back to another term of basketball! This term will continue seeing house basketball in full action, as some of you may have seen already between Torrington and McKay (16-15 Torrington won), off-season competitions as well as 1st and 2nd grade trials near week 5. With a lot going around and GPS next term, it is important that we keep up to our standards and improve them whenever we can!

All boys who play representative level basketball dominate at GPS level. Playing against and with a better standard is the key to success. Beginning the program below gives you nine weeks in which to prove yourself worthy of a place in a team rather than a one off two-hour trial that many clubs run.

Thinking of Trialling For Representative Teams in 2007?
If you are thinking about trialling for junior representative teams in 2007, Norths are running a development program to get you ready for trials. Elite Squad is coached by rep coaches and will prepare you for the trials by exposing you to elite skills, increased training tempo and higher expectations then you get at your domestic teams training. Elite Squad is a training program for aspiring representative players & current representative players during the off-season. The training sessions are aimed at improving & maintaining individuals skills/techniques & current fitness levels. The Elite Squad is highly recommended to athletes wishing to gain an edge over competitors before the upcoming Representative Trials.

Elite Squad session run from 4:30 - 5:30pm beginning Monday 31st July and running for 9 weeks
U12s * Athletes born 1996 & 1997 Sessions will be run on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays
U14s * Athletes born 1994 & 1995 Sessions will be run on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays
U16s * Athletes born 1992 & 1993 Sessions will be run on Mondays
U18s * Athletes born 1990 & 1991 Sessions will be run on Tuesdays

Athletes MUST enrol online prior to the first session at www.nsba.com.au/camp
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Rebecca Reid, Development & Representative Manager on 9906 7877 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Going back into the holidays, our school played St Patricks College of New Zealand. There will be more information in later editions.

~Brought to you by Francis Wong, Johny Shih and Justin Liang.
~Thank you to Mr Hayman for all his contributions to basketball and information

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On the last day of term two many of High's finest athletes went to Hensley Athletic Field to compete against some of the best competition our area has to offer. After being deferred due to weather from the week before, there hadn't been a great improvement, with rain showering throughout the day. Despite this setback, there were many excellent performances that deserve mention as Athletics 2006 heats up. Lachlan Street, Michael Phung, Benjamin Wang and Shadman Ali were some of the standouts on the day, however, there were many others in fine form. Mention must also go to athletes who competed in the 12s, 13s, 14s, 15s and 16s relays, all of which will be competing at the Regional Carnival to be held on the 7th and 8th of August. After some pleasing results, we can only hope that High can build on these results and be much more competitive this season as we strive to better our last year’s performances in the GPS competition.
Lachlan Street
Junior Athletics Captain 2006

Sydney Boys East Area Athletics Team

Athletes Events
ALI Shadman 100M 200M
AMIN Ali 800M 3000M
CASTLETON Thomas 800M 1500M
DIMITROPOULOS Nicholas 100M 200M
GALLEGO Patrick Javelin Shot
GARAYALDE Gabriel 200M
GUNARATNE Dakshika Long Jump 17 Hurdles
IRELAND Jeremy 800M 1500M
JIN Frank Long Jump
LINEGAR Ty 800M 400M
LING Matthew 800M 1500M
LO George 200M
LU Kevin 800M
LUSCOMBE Jeremy 400M
LY Terry Javelin
MORROW Christopher High Jump 13 Hurdles
NGUYEN Kent 200M
PANNILA Pasan 800M
PHUNG Michael 800M 100M 200M long Jump
RIDGES Nelson 400M
STREET Lachlan 100M 400M 200M long Jump  Triple Jump
TASSELL Joshua 100M 200M 14 Hurdles
TRANG Derek Long Jump
VU Mark Discus
WANG Benjamin 100M 200M 16 Hurdles
WONG Wilson long
YE Andrew 200M 13 Hurdles
HUYNH, ALBERT 12 Hurdles
YOON, STEPHEN 14 Hurdles
LO, DANIEL 15 Hurdles
LU, EDWARD 15 Hurdles
PHUNG Michael
12 Relay
YE Andrew
ALI Shadman
13 Relay
14 Relay
STREET Lachlan
HUI Joshua
15 Relay
WANG Benjamin
16 Relay
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Music Notes

SBHS Winter Music Festival
This year’s Winter Music concert will be held on Thursday the 3rd of August at 7pm in the school’s Great Hall. All members of the music ensemble program are to attend. Information and order forms are outside the music staffroom and tickets can be purchased through the main office and picked up from the music staff once payment is made. Tickets will also be sold on the night, but we encourage you to buy them prior to the performance so that the concert can start on time. We also ask that all students bring a plate of food to share (tea and coffee will be supplied) as there will be a short interval in the middle of the concert. We look forward to a wonderful evening of quality performances by our talented musicians and hope you are able to attend to support their efforts and hard work.

Senior Composition Workshop
The Australian Music Workshop held at MLC School on Tuesday 25th of July was a great success with prominent Australian composers like Damien Barbelar and Paul Stanhope presenting. The senior elective music class benefited greatly from this insightful workshop learning new techniques and revisiting old ones.

Jazz group
Congratulations to our Jazz Group (Yr 11: Alex Vertoudakis and Richie Xu, and Yr 10: Muhamed Mehmedbasic, Ashwin Thomas and Ivan Cerecina) who got through the auditions for the Sydney Region Music Festival. They will be performing at the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday the 5th of September in the Concert Hall (7pm). Tickets are available to the public through the box office or online from the Opera House from the 19th of July (Adults $26 and Concession $16). Please come along and support our Jazz Group and listen to other outstanding ensembles from schools around Sydney.

Piano Competition
Calling all budding piano players, the Sydney Boys High Piano Competition will be held from week 3 this term. This is a fantastic performance opportunity to play and be recognised for your musical skills with great prizes to be won in each category. Please fill in the form overleaf and return to the music staff (extended till end of week 2). We greatly encourage all pianists to participate, particularly if you are working towards a performance exam, as you will gain experience and receive constructive feedback from the adjudicators. Timetable will be on music staff noticeboard at the end of week 2 for competition to start in week 3. Please check to see when you are performing.

Senior Stage Band
The senior stage band’s performance at the Sydney Maritime Museum’s Music Festival will be shown on the Sunday Arts program (4-5pm), ABC channel within the next few weeks. Stay tuned for more information on their fantastic performance.

Sydney University
It was recently announced that students who wish to study medicine have a new pathway into the course at Sydney University. If they successfully complete a Bachelor of Music they can proceed into medicine. It is a recognition of the important skills of memory and fine motor coordination along with self discipline.

The Great Sydney Boys High Piano Competition

The first ever piano competition at SBHS will be held this term from week 3. Due to time restraints the competition was postponed, please see below for further details. Students interested in entering can still submit forms to the music staff by Friday 28th of July 06 (End of week 2). There will be great prizes for the winners of the competition.

We encourage all pianists to enter as this is a great performance opportunity and a wonderful learning experience. Solo performance pieces can range from any genre (Baroque to Contemporary) with time limits for each year group listed below.

Competition to be held at lunchtime at the beginning of term 3.
Please stay in tune to the notices for details of performance schedules.

Time Limits for performance pieces:
Yr 7 and 8 – 3 mins maximum (Week 4)
Yr 9 and 10 – 4 mins maximum (Week 5)
Yr 11 and 12 – 5 mins maximum (Week 3)

Entry Fee of -
$2.00 for Yr 7 and 8
$3.00 for Yr 9 and 10
$4.00 for Yr 11 and 12

Check Music Noticeboard for timetable in the week prior to the competition.

Please complete the entry form attached below and return to the Music staff by Friday the 28th of July 2006 (Week 2).

Name: __________________________________   Roll Class: ________
Title of Piece and Composer: 
Fee: __________

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Fundraising: Travel Bags For Sale!

Sydney Boys High School Special
Only $25 or two for $40.

Sturdy black sports or travel bags.
Valued at $40
Approximately 50 x 30 x 25cm
Side and end compartments
Zip to close main body of bag
Velcro carry handles
Shoulder strap
Great for carrying all your gear to and from school.

Pay at school Cashiers office and collect your purchase from Mrs Roser’s office.
Funds raised will go towards the 125th Anniversary Project for the new library and Performing Arts Centre (every bit counts!).
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Fundraising: Coffee Orders

Order by end of Lunch Tuesday 8th August
Delivery Thursday 10th or Friday 11th August (orders sent home with boys)

Help our Year 12 Boys raise funds for the Gift to the School
Combined Orders >3kg filled anytime

Buyer’s Name ______________________________________  Class ___________

Coffee Weight Cost Style
(please tick)
Quantity Subtotal ($)
Elbon Special 250g $8  Plunger     
500g $15  Plunger     
1kg $30  Plunger     
Columbian 250g $8  Plunger     
500g $15  Plunger     
1kg $30  Plunger     


Type of Payment: __ Cheque    __ Cash   __ Credit Card 
Card Type: __ Bankcard __ Visa __ MasterCard

Expiry Date: ___ / ___ Card Number __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ Cardholder’s Name __________________________________________
(please print) Cardholders Signature ______________________________________ Bus. Phone _________________

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