News from March 2010
Mark Lee works with Gareth Phillips as a coach of the Soccer Firsts at Christ Church.
It’s not every day that the School Assistants are given a big cooked breakfast by the teachers they work hard to serve throughout the year.
Parents and family of this term’s Year 7 Drama classes watched their boys perform some action packed mimes last Wednesday evening.
On Thursday 25 March, Christ Church boys in Year 6 and 7 students were joined in the Chapel by 300 hundred students from Methodist Ladies' College, St Mary’s Anglican School for Girls and Swan Valley Anglican Community School for an extraordinary presentation by Fumiko Ishioka and Lara Hana Brady.
Members of the School community joined with the Prep and Senior School to celebrate the annual event of Harmony Day this week.
A penchant for the French language led various members of the wider Christ Church community to congregate at the School recently.
In May 2004, Simon Illingworth brought about a dramatic culture change in the Victoria Police after appearing on ABC Television’s Australian Story. The young detective sergeant, who had been on the force for 17 years, spoke honestly about Melbourne’s gangland killings and the corrupt police brotherhood that assisted and harboured them.
The start of a new school year can be daunting for any boy. Add to that, beginning life as a senior school student at a new school and there are bound to be some nerves.
Andrew Triglavcanin (Year 3) took part in the World’s Greatest Shave to raise money for the Leukemia Foundation last week.
The Anglican Archbishop of Perth Roger Herft confirmed 18 members of the Christ Church Grammar School community at the weekend.
The Year 9 Environmental Science class went down to the Swan River on Monday 8 March to do their bit to keep Australia beautiful.
A joint playtime activity with Pre-Primary students from Christ Church and Methodist Ladies’ College was an opportunity to build relationship with the boys’ friendly neighbours.
Volunteers are an integral part of the Christ Church community. Morning teas to recognise the efforts of Canteen and Uniform Shop volunteers were held recently.
The Year 9 Environmental Science class went on an excursion to study the geology of the Perth region recently.
The comedic insights of author and old boy Jon Doust and an unforgettable rendition of When You’re Smiling had the Senior School in high spirits this week.
One of Australia’s leading psychologists Dr Michael Carr-Gregg returned to Christ Church this week to talk with students, parents and staff on a range of topics including happiness, diet, the human brain and effective study techniques and habits.
That's the question Geoff Hutchinson (ABC Radio) put to 'popular atheist' Richard Dawkins and Anglican Canon Frank Sheehan earlier this week.
Parents of Year 7 and 8 boys became students this week when Director of Pedagogy Julie Harris presented the first in a series of parent education evenings.
On Wednesday 24 February, a group of 35 Year 11 students journeyed east into the Wheat Belt to visit the site of the devastating earthquake that destroyed the vast majority of the buildings in the small town of Meckering on 14 October 1968.
The School Chapel stage was instantly transformed into a platform for learning about middle eastern culture with the arrival of a visitor to Cultural Studies classes.