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Zombsters coming to Hillbrook Library!
by Jane Bergman - Friday, 29 April 2016, 2:59 PM

Want more Manga books in our collection?

Come to the library on Wednesday May 4th at lunch and help us select new titles for our Manga collection.

Zombsters – our favourite anime and manga book sellers!

Don't miss out!

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Hillbrook In-School Readers Cup Competition
by Margaret Spiteri - Friday, 29 April 2016, 9:56 AM

Year 7

Round 1 Year 7 Blue & Red Class Quiz - May 24

Round 2 Year 7 White & Green Class Quiz - July 28/29

Finals will be held first week in August.


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Tuesday 3 May is a MONDAY timetable.
by Craig Merritt - Thursday, 28 April 2016, 11:10 AM

A reminder to bring your materials for a MONDAY timetable on Tuesday. This is to make up for the number of Mondays we miss in Semester 1.

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Careers Newsletter
by Sue Forbes - Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 11:50 AM

Please find attached the Careers Newsletter for this fortnight.

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NAPLAN approaches.
by Craig Merritt - Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 3:12 PM

NAPLAN tests will be held on Tuesday 10, Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 May, for Year 7 & 9 students.

Year 9 Students will be in L1 (9 Green), L2 (9 Blue), L3 (9 Red), L5/6 (9 White).

Year 7 Students will be in B8 (7 Blue), B9 (7 Green), B7 (7 Red), B6 (7 White).

  • Tuesday is the Language Conventions test [8:50 – 9:50] and Writing [10:30 to 11:20]
  •  Wednesday is the Reading test [8:50 to 10:10]
  •  Thursday is the Numeracy test (x2) [test 1 is 8:50 to 9:45, test 2 is 10:30 to 11:25] BRING YOUR CALCULATOR
  •  Make sure that you have a 2B or HB pencil [NOT A PACER], an eraser and sharpener.  You need a calculator for the first test on Thursday. 
  • You can use a blue or black pen only in the writing exam.
  • Anyone who is absent on Tuesday – Thursday will have to sit the test on Friday.  The school will need to be notified of any reason for absence.

Please see Mr Merritt or Ms O’Shea with any queries.

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Last one!
by Craig Merritt - Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 3:10 PM

Parent, Student & Teacher meetings for Year 11 is on Wednesday 27 April.

 Please note that we will finish school at 2.40pm. The library will be open for student use on each of these afternoons. 


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Photo Competition is open for entries
by Tamara Gerlic - Thursday, 14 April 2016, 11:53 AM

cameraThe 2016 Photo Competition is open for entries.

This year there is a new online form for uploading your images and entry information. Submission of the form will generate an email to you which you'll need to print and attach to the back of your physical printed photo. This printed photo will then need to be placed in the traditional entry box in the Hillbrook Admin Foyer.

The online entry form is at :

Please make sure to read all info on the entry form to ensure your submission is spot on.

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NZ Ski and Snowboarding Trip Meeting
by Andrew Devenish - Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 2:11 PM

Noticed the weather is getting that little bit cooler? While it is not snowing yet, winter is not too far away and it is time to start getting organised for the NZ Snow Trip. There is a compulsory meeting this Thursday at lunchtime starting at 1.30pm in F3. Please have thought whether you intend to snow board or ski beforehand.

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Innovation Cell - Returns in W3!
by Miriam Scott - Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 9:23 AM

The Innovation Cell will be returning on Thursday in Week 3!

If you are interested in joining the Innovation Cell and you are in Year 8 or 9, please sign-up via this Google Form.

If you are already a member, there is no need to re-join.

Sign up here:

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QCS Special Provision
by Sue Forbes - Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 12:12 PM

Please find attached details on QCS Special Provision