February 2017

Ag News

Ag News

By Admin on 22 February 2017

2017 School Merino Challenge

On Monday 20 February Abbey Cusack, Jenni Tink and Angus Bodiam participated in a training day for the 2017 School Merino Challenge. Around 50 schools attended the training at the Rural Skills Centre at the Dubbo TAFE.

 

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New staff to Macquarie in 2017

New staff to Macquarie in 2017

By Admin on 22 February 2017

We have been fortunate to welcome a number of new staff to Macquarie this year.

Here is a brief introduction about each new staff member.

 

 

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Ozzy conquers Kosciuszko

Ozzy conquers Kosciuszko

By Admin on 22 February 2017

The Macquarie community is very proud of Year 4 student Ozzy Nixon, who climbed Mount Kosciuszko on the weekend. Ozzy took part in this challenge to raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.

Ozzy has raised over $3600 through donations and holding a cake stall, smashing his target of $3000.He was the youngest of 20 people with cerebral palsy who climbed Mount Kosciuszko on Saturday 18 February.

 

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From the Headmaster

From the Headmaster

By Admin on 21 February 2017

As I write this article on a Tuesday morning there is ongoing war in Iraq, a plane crash in Melbourne and BBC news are reporting a famine has hit South Sudan with 100 000 people facing starvation and 1 000 000 more people on the brink.

We are a blessed people here at Macquarie. We live in an amazing nation which provides us with incredible freedoms, an amazing lifestyle and on worldwide terms, the opportunity to achieve just about anything. Yet our social media and mainstream media are constantly focusing on the negative at every opportunity.

Recently our senior politicians decided it was time again to dive into the mire of unbridled personal attacks with name calling that we would not allow anywhere, let alone the centre of our democracy. 

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Junior School Assembly

Junior School Assembly

By Admin on 21 February 2017

Junior School Assembly: Wednesday 22 February 2017

Congratulations to the following Merit Award Recipients: Felix Bracht, Ella Taylor, Billy Baxter, Buster Elsom, Ellen Shaw, Millie Martin, Seth Wakista, Lachlan Murphy, May Kelly, Oliver Percy, Rowan Stevens, Tully Spinks, Ava Zaia, Johanna Brendt, Robbie Newham, Jack Arndell, Nathan Batten, Luke Furney,  Jett Cole, Quynh-Anh Huyn Le, Teirly Jones, Toby Dixon, Mohammed Albaker and Wasim Radwi.

 

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Category: General

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