News from 2009
Christ Church boys have topped the State in a science and engineering challenge and in doing so have won the right to compete against the best teams from around the country.
The cheers matched the bright colours of boardies as the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter descended on the School oval this afternoon.
The Early Learning Centre put smiles on all the faces in the chapel this morning with their colourful nativity performance.
After three weeks of packing hampers during recess and lunch breaks, five Prep School boys this week loaded 160 Christmas hampers on to the Anglicare truck. Through the Anglicare Christmas Appeal, these hampers will help provide much needed items for families in crisis this Christmas.
The atmosphere in the Prep School today was warm and welcoming as boys entering Years 2 to 6 in 2010 attended Orientation Day.
Brad Hilliard’s Year 7 class was proud to host WA’s 2010 Rhodes Scholar Dustin Stuart at the School this week.
The Christmas spirit is already stirring and the Community Choir has been busy preparing for the upcoming Advent Carol Service.
A buzzing network of art workstations were set up around the Prep School today as the future boys of 2010 began creating special masks to use for the School’s Centenary celebrations.
After receiving a metal detector for his eighth birthday, Year 2 boy Andrew set about searching for treasure, deciding that the best place to start was in the playgrounds at Christ Church.
An exciting research project called Solo Enterprise has taught a group of Year 7 students how to become specialists in a topic of their choice.
The Parents' Association recognised the outstanding volunteering efforts of two parents at their October meeting.
The ninth annual Design and Technology awards held this week was a showcase of the top senior student works in 2009.
As the Year 10 students look forward to Venture, an exciting 11-day expedition through the Walpole region, the Kooringal staff have been working hard behind the scenes.
Staff and students joined together on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month to pause for Remembrance Day.
The annual 2009 Interschool Spelling Bee was hosted by Christ Church last Tuesday.
Year 11 student Riley Skevington has achieved a distinction for the Licentiate diploma in Music (LMusA), a dream far beyond the reach of most musicians his age.
The franking machine was given a good workout when the Year 1s acted as mailmen as part of their ‘Jobs in the Community’ programme last week.
Head of Languages Elisabeth Gerber’s Year 11 French class had the opportunity to drop the books and try out their language skills on the playing field this week.
Since Term 1, the Year 5s have been working hard to become Level 1 Earth Keepers.
Fifty years after enjoying her first canteen duty, Christ Church grandmother Rosemary Hodder has officially done her last duty as her grandson Ben finishes Year 12. But keen to stay involved in the School, and despite no longer having any sons or grandsons at the School, she said she would be happy to help out in the future if there weren’t enough mothers available.