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Hillbrook's Earth Hour
by Damian Larkin - Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:47 AM
 

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WHAT A GREAT DIFFERENCE!

Not only did people not turn on lights and air-conditioners after assembly last week, people turned a whole lot off!

We saved plenty of greenhouse gas emissions and showed that we can be mindful about our energy usage.

I wonder how low we can go? Until next time...

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Photo Competition Reminder - Closes next Friday
by Kristy Boyle - Friday, 24 March 2017, 9:46 AM
 

There are only 2 weeks left for you to enter the hillbrook Photo Competition. All Hillbrook parents, staff, current/past/future Hilbrook students can enter. 

Opens: 27th February 2017
Closes: 31st March (Last Day of Term)
Prizes Given: Sustainability Day (13th May) 
Cost: Adults $5 per image Students $3.50 per image  - this year we are taking the hassle out of printing and doing it for you!
Enter Online at bit.ly/hbphotocomp one photo per form entry.
Give your money to Leisa at Reception in a clearly named sealed envelope- we won't print your pic until payment has been made.
View your photo on Sustainability Day ...it's that easy!

See the attached flyer for details and this year's categories.

Remember if you take Art as a subject entries are compulsory. 
Any questions see Ms Gerlic or Mrs Boyle 
Have fun! Good Luck!

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Girls AFL Training cancelled
by Ben Behan - Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 12:57 PM
 

Unfortunately we have had to cancel girls AFL training this Friday morning due to the weather and the condition the ovals are in. Girls AFL training will resume in the first week back of term 2

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2017 ICAS Maths, Science and English Competitions
by Christel Long - Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 4:37 PM
 

Hillbrook will once again be giving students the opportunity to participate in the ICAS Maths, Science and English competitions. The sitting dates are listed in the table below. To minimise disruption to classes, we will hold the competitions before school on the dates indicated in the table below. This means you will need to be seated in the exam room by 7.30AM. If you wish to take part in any or all of these competitions, please follow the provided link and complete the Google form. Your parents will then receive an invitation on Parent Lounge. You have until Friday 21st April to respond.

**Please ensure you check your calendars and diaries to make sure you are available on the test sitting dates before you respond. We cannot accommodate alternative sitting times.

ICAS SUBJECT

ICAS SITTING DATE

Science

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

English

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Mathematics

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

 

 

 

 

Google Form link: You will need to be logged in to complete this form.

https://docs.google.com/a/student.hillbrook.qld.edu.au/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf39pkpuAeyIkSyQ8CBgCUVqQHvPX-VdlXOkn6F_JMWsbwGkA/viewform?usp=sf_link

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Smith Family Reading Program
by Bernardine Lane - Saturday, 11 March 2017, 2:51 PM
 

A reminder to the 42 students who have volunteered to take on the role of a buddy for the Student2student reading program. As part of the program, you are required to attend a 40 minute training session. This will take place on Tuesday 14 March at 1:20pm in F3.

The co-ordinator of the program, Bianca Ridings will conduct the training session.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

 

Ms Lane

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Year 11 Outdoor Education - Extension Camp Submissions
by Andrew Devenish - Thursday, 9 March 2017, 2:26 PM
 

Those students wanting to design their own expedition and journey through an area of their choice, the application process has opened. Please visit the Outdoor Ed course through online@hillbrook for details. Feel free to come and talk to one of the Outdoor Education staff with your ideas, before you spend a lot of time investigating and planning.

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"Guess that Classic" Competition
by Jane Goodall - Thursday, 2 March 2017, 2:48 PM
 

We are running a classic novel competition in the library. There are six jars, each with the first paragraph from a classic novel inside. Match the correct jar with the correct novel, it's that easy. To help you along we have put clues on the entry form.

This competition is open to all year levels. So stop by the library and test your knowledge. First prize is a beautiful copy of War and Peace.

Good luck!

 

 

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Year 12 Camp Prep - don't miss your session
by Andrew Devenish - Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 2:13 PM
 

Over the next few days there is something for everyone in Year 12, in order to get set for their last ever Outdoor Education program. All session are important and compulsory in order to be prepared and to make the most of the opportunities that camp will give. While group members have the details relevant to them, see below for a snap shot of what is happening. 

Rock-Climbers - meeting at OE on Friday 3 March at 3.20pm to fit gear, then on for a revision session at Kangaroo Point into the evening.

Sea-Kayakersmeet at Bunyaville Crossing, Dugandan Rd this Saturday 4 March at 10.30am. Either arrange your own transport from there at 1.00pm, or return to Hillbrook in the bus after this.

White-Water Canoersmeet at OE this Saturday 4 March at 7.30. Please arrange your own transport from Bunyaville Crossing Dugandan Rd, Bunyaville at 10.30am.

Mountain Bikers meet at OE this Thursday 2 March at 3.30pm and again at 8am at Bunyaville (meet at James Drysdale Car park).

Sailors - lunchtime meeting next Monday 6 March at 1.20pm in L3.

Scuba Divers - check in with your accompanying teacher for arrangements, and for your Course Manual and theory revision sheet.

Canoe Tourers and Bushwalkers - meet this Wednesday 1 March at lunchtime.

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Smith Family Reading Program
by Bernardine Lane - Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 10:01 AM
 

Congratulations to the 42 students who have volunteered to take on the role of a buddy for the Student2student reading program! What an amazing response. As part of the program, you are required to attend a 40 minute training session. This will take place on Tuesday 14 March at 1:20pm in F3.

The co-ordinator of the program, Bianca Ridings will conduct the training session.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

 

Ms Lane

 

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Daily Starter for Week 6
by Sharon Baird - Friday, 24 February 2017, 2:10 PM
 

The following changes have been made to daily starter for 27 Feb - 3 Mar.

Monday
No chapel.
All Yr 12s assemble in the Rec Centre for ceremony rehearsal.

Tuesday
No Daily Starter - Go straight to Period 1
9:10am - make your way to the Rec Centre
9:20am - Leadership ceremony begins.

Wednesday
No Chapel - Home Class for everyone

Thursday 
Chapel is on for White 

Friday
Assembly at 8:30 as usual.