News from November 2010
Year 7 French students have been communicating the old-fashioned way with children at a small school in the French overseas territory of Wallis and Futuna.
Christ Church mathematics students won the teams’ event and shared the individual event title of the recent WA Junior Mathematics Olympiad.
Eight hundred people gathered to hear former Prime Minister John Howard talk about his new autobiography and answer questions in the School Chapel on Wednesday night.
Early Learning Centre students made a big splash at the ELC Swimming Carnival held on Tuesday. The annual carnival, for Pre-Primary to Year 3 boys, is the culmination of the boys’ swimming lessons this term.
A Year 9 art class recently visited the Art Gallery of Western Australia to admire the works of great artists such as Picasso, Kandinsky, Giacometti, Pollock, Magritte and Arp.
Boys from Years 5, 7, 8 and 9 had a chance to meet the man behind the books when author Justin D’Ath visited the Collaborative Learning Centre recently.
About 170 enthusiastic boys had their first taste of life as a Christ Church student this week as part of the School’s Orientation Programme for 2011.
An art project by Year 11 student Fred Coutts has the potential to be displayed globally after he was named the winner of a Hugo Boss design competition.
Christ Church was amongst 24 WA schools investigating deep philosophical and ethical questions at the recent Hale School Philosothon.
The Year 5 and 6 Prep School Basketball Squad learnt a few tricks from two NBL Championship-winning Wildcats on Tuesday.
Christ Church’s top performers in Accounting and Economics for the year have been recognised with a number of awards from an external organisations.
The products of countless hours of toil by Year 7 to 12 students will be on show at the Design and Technology Exhibition next week.
Students and staff came together to offer their respects while CCGS Army Cadets participated in the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Kings Park yesterday.
Year 8 boys had a rare opportunity to learn about environmental sustainability in the South West from fellow high school students recently.
The CCGS Music Department welcomed Australian rock royalty, Mark McEntee (1972), back to school last week for the ultimate jam session.
Students nominated by their tutors for living up to their house motto – ‘leaping forward’ were recently named the recipients of two inaugural house awards.
Opening night nerves come with the territory for Boy Overboard cast member Nick Felstead. However, the Year 9 student, who plays a lead role in the Midnite Youth Theatre Company’s latest offering, said the jitters soon fade as the excitement of performing takes over.
Year 6 boys got a firsthand experience of wheelchair basketball from Australian team member Adam Deans as well as one of their own classmates this week.
Christ Church mathematics students achieved outstanding results in the Australian Mathematics Competition announced recently.
The Centenary Art Project, Headspace by Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, was officially launched at the 2010 Nexus Senior School Art Exhibition on Monday night.