News from October 2010
Prefects elected to lead the School in 2011 made individual pledges and were presented with their distinguishing ties at the Senior School assembly today.
Patrick Dyer and Ben McAllister became the eighth pair of students to share the Dux of School title in the School’s history.
The Class of 2010 was urged to respect the past but seek to improve at the Year 12 Valedictory Assembly this morning.
Christ Church Grammar School’s Future Problem Solving (FPS) teams returned home this week from the National Finals held in Melbourne at the weekend.
Julian Chung believes the Duke of Edinburgh Award is an ideal programme for CCGS students as many boys are already involved in a number of activities, which can be applied to the award.
The first class of Year 6 campers returned from Kooringal recently brimming with tales of sleeping out, baby emus, canoeing adventures and lots of fun.
The Christ Church Cadet Unit welcomed back its most senior ranked export at the Headmaster’s Cadet Parade today.
The School’s Centenary art project by Geoffrey Drake-Brockman will be unveiled alongside a showcase by Christ Church’s emerging artists at the Nexus 2010 Senior School Art Exhibition (Monday 25 October to Friday 29 October).
Canon Frank Sheehan will interview Walkley Award-winning journalist and author Colleen Egan about her book on the events surrounding the Andrew Mallard case next week (Tuesday 19 October).
Boys from 3GH probably never dreamt that ballet and football could have something in common - until they met former professional dancer Jamelia Gubgub during a recent Cultural Studies class.
Term 3 concluded with one of the most highly anticipated events in the Prep School calendar – The Week of the Arts – a showcase of the boys’ artistic, dramatic and musical endeavours.
English students, from Years 7 to 9, had a rare opportunity to meet bestselling sci-fi author Chris Morphew when he visited the School at the end of term.
Christ Church students, who won awards in Chinese speaking and writing competitions recently, will have a chance to put their knowledge to the test when they head to China this week.
Choosing a universally loved topic helped Ben Anderson (Year 6) win over the audience and judges at the recent Speak Up Award.