March 2017

Macquarie plays cricket for a cause

Macquarie plays cricket for a cause

23 March 2017

Macquarie Anglican Grammar School came together on Friday 17 March for the annual Pink Stumps Day in support of the McGrath Foundation.

The weather was perfect and so was the generosity of the school community. Games were played in the lead up to determine who would play in the house final, where Dunlop House emerged as the winner. There was also a competitive game between the staff and parents, with the parents eventually taking the win.

 

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Category: Community

Year 6 Peer Support Leadership Training

Year 6 Peer Support Leadership Training

23 March 2017

For 2 days during Week 8, Year 6 students participated in Leadership Training. This training aimed to set the students up with the skills required to successfully facilitate sessions with a multi aged group of approximately 8-10 students from Kindergarten to Year 5.

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Category: Community

Dramatic Adventures

Dramatic Adventures

22 March 2017

During Week 8 our Year 11 and Year 12 Drama students travelled to Sydney for some wonderful theatrical experiences. The itinerary included “Away” by Sydney Theatre Company at the Opera House, “Mark Colvin’s Kidney" at Belvoir Theatre, “Aladdin” at the Capitol Theatre, a Devising Theatre Workshop and viewing of theatrical archival material at Belvoir Theatre to assist with HSC pre-preparation.

We had a wonderful trip and would like to express our gratitude to Mr Terry Wilcher and his family for his assistance in driving our bus. We also thank Roseville Anglican Girls College for their kind and generous assistance in hosting and accommodating us for this excursion. 

 

 

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Categories: Academic, Community

Senior School Disco - Years 7-10

Senior School Disco - Years 7-10

22 March 2017

The Stage 5 Interest Based Elective group "It's Entertainment" are organising a Senior School Disco to be held on Tuesday 4 April.

The group were tasked with creating and running an event as part of their course work.

There will be a sausage sizzle on the night.

Category: Community

Flynn Whittle impresses in the pool

Flynn Whittle impresses in the pool

14 March 2017

On Sunday 12 March, Year 3 student Flynn Whittle represented the Western Area Swimming (WAS) Association at the Speedo Sprint Series Finals at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. 

Flynn achieved some amazing results in an extremely competitive field. There were more than 30 competitors over 4 heats, with competitors mainly from metro Sydney clubs. 

Flynn achieved top 10 grand finalist ribbons for all his events and set 4 new Personal Best times for himself. Flynn smashed his previous PB time for Breaststroke to gain a silver medal on the day. Other results included 4th in Backstroke, 7th in Freestyle and 9th in Butterfly where he took 6 seconds off his previous PB time.  

Well done Flynn. 

Category: Sports