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From the Headmaster: Term 1 Week 2

From the Headmaster: Term 1 Week 2

By Admin on 8 February 2018

2018 has begun at enormous speed. Welcome to all of our new parents and students and to all who have returned for 2018. Our swimming carnivals have already come and gone.

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From the Headmaster - Term 4 Week 9

From the Headmaster - Term 4 Week 9

By Admin on 5 December 2017

This is my last newsletter article for 2017. How has the time passed so quickly? I am flummoxed. What a wonderful year it has been at Macquarie! We have had a fantastic year of great learning and outdoor education and wonderful participation in a range of cultural events.

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From the Headmaster: Term 4 Week 6

From the Headmaster: Term 4 Week 6

By Admin on 16 November 2017

Boarding

Over the next 2 weeks, a number of other staff and I are heading to the towns of Bourke, Walgett and Broken Hill to complete our exploration of the possibility of developing a boarding community at Macquarie. We are currently developing a business case to see if the information we have gathered enables us to develop an educationally and financially sound model; and can provide the young people of the central west who can’t attend as day students with the care that is appropriate.

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From the Headmaster - Term 4 Week 4

From the Headmaster - Term 4 Week 4

By Admin on 31 October 2017

At Macquarie, we have four key words that form the centre of what we are trying to achieve. These words are Faith, Community, Character and Excellence.

This week’s House Assembly was run by Dunlop. Dunlop is named after Sir Edward “Weary” Dunlop. Sir Edward is an outstanding example of the concept of community. During World War II, he was in charge of the No.1 Allied General Hospital in Java when Java fell. He became a prisoner of war.

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From the Headmaster

From the Headmaster

By Admin on 17 October 2017

As I write this opening article for Term 4, our students are undertaking one of their Higher School Certificate (HSC) English exams. This is a challenging time. The HSC is designed to be challenging, for students to have to work hard over a sustained period to achieve well. This in itself is a good thing. Sustained hard work is important for all of us. At Macquarie we support this sustained hard work with excellent teaching and great pastoral care.

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