Year 11s inspired by ‘high’ achiever On the morning of 20 May 2011, Matthew Gabriele (’97) became the first ever old boy to summit Mr Everest at 8,848m altitude. Matthew recently returned to Christ Church imparting valuable advice and inspiring our Year 11 class with his remarkable adventure story. read more Old boys and Year 12s look to the future A panel of old boys were on campus this week sharing information about their journey since Christ Church with our Year 12s as part of the Old Boys’ Association’s Future Focus series. read more Alan Jones meets our ‘most senior’ old boy It’s been 80 years since Frank Mullins attended Christ Church Grammar School as a young boarder. Last week, Principal Alan Jones caught up with Frank to reminisce about times gone by. read more Stories of a Christ Church boarder Boys in Years 1 and 2 were taken back in time at the end of Term 1 as old boy Berkeley Allen (’53) shared with them personal stories as a former boarder from Kalgoorlie over 75 years ago. read more Class of ‘58 celebrate major milestone Over thirty old boys from the Class of ’58 made an emotional return to Christ Church last week to join celebrations over a major milestone – their 60-year reunion which included the opportunity to perform the Linga, for old times’ sake. read more Christ Church old boy recognised for service to community The Father Frank Sheehan Award for Service to Community was launched in 2017 to recognise and celebrate outstanding service by a member of the Christ Church community. Last week, Christ Church old boy Dr Grant Fergusson Stewart (’56) was announced as the inaugural winner of this award for his ongoing volunteer work in the area of medical surgery. read more Legendary old boys receive honours Friends and family of three very special old boys joined students and staff in celebration last week as they were honoured as ‘Legends,’ many attending as a show of respect and to honour those who have achieved so much since leaving Christ Church. read more George dives in for Croatia Water polo player and Christ Church old boy George Ford (’10) recently headed across to Croatia to join the Croatian Water Polo League. George says the Croats and the Serbs are the best in the world at the sport. “It’s like AFL over there. They throw them in the water at a young age.” read more A night 100 years in the making Over 480 old boys gathered in the school gym on 1 July to join celebrations in the Old Boys’ Association’s centenary year. The celebrations opened with a special chapel service led by Father Frank Sheehan incorporating an interview with Duncan MacLaurin, a legendary teacher of English Literature during his tenure at Christ Church from 1988 until 2006. read more Ain’t no mountain high enough for mighty Angus Christ Church old boy Angus Caithness (‘95) has much to celebrate having just achieved the ultimate objective of all mountain climbers – accomplishing Mount Everest. read more OBA centenary – Reflections on the past 100 years It’s a special year for the School's  Old Boys’ Association (OBA) as they celebrate the year of their centenary. read more Old boys pass on wisdom for career success Many former students pursuing careers in health, science, business and the arts returned to the School last week to participate in a series of breakfast meetings aimed at encouraging and supporting our Year 12 students. read more Experience prevails on the court A few old boys may be pulling up sore this week after a tough basketball match against the CCGS team over the weekend. James Balfour (’02), Max Ward (’02), Paul Coni (’01), Rhy Pozzi (’03), Dan Dewberry (’13), Ben Purser (’07), Luca Agostinelli (’15), Sam Butler (’14) and Zac Gattorna Hargraves (’16) represented the old boys with pride, taking out a narrow win against our student players. read more Jake to the rescue of islanders Jake Ward’s Christmas Day may be lunch with a few people, a cruise around the island, and a surf. The Christ Church Grammar School Old Boy and former Claremont resident will be on Vanuatu, not Rottnest, and it will be his first Christmas in the Pacific country. read more A time capsule for 2045 The Year 6 boys have had a very special few weeks, preparing for and burying their time capsule for excavation in 2045, and reflecting on the meaning of time at the Old Boys’ Association Assembly. read more Christ Church old boys take on the world in Rio Christ Church old boys George Ford (2010) and Adam Froese (2008) are champions in their fields and will be competing at the Rio Olympics in less than two weeks. read more Career advice from Christ Church old boys One hundred and thirty boys discussed their career aspirations with ‘young’ old boys at the fourth annual Year 12 Career Breakfasts held in the Old Boys’ Gallery last week. read more Old boy champions inspire the Year 9 aquatics team This week, the Year 9 Aquatics team travelled to UWA to meet newly crowned National League Champions and old boy brothers George (2010) and Andrew Ford (2013). read more Friendly rivalry as our Firsts take on the Old Boy All Stars Year 12 student Zac Gattorna-Hargrave has been named in the State 17s basketball team for the 2016 National Championships. read more Old boys inspire a younger generation Over the summer holidays, while many boys were resting and recuperating, a group of Christ Church swimming enthusiasts and old boys spent their days in the pool teaching a younger generation important swimming skills and techniques. read more Inspired to be leaders by past CCGS Prefects Eighteen past Prefects were honoured at last week’s Old Boys’ Leadership Assembly. read more Op Shop glamour set to hit Christ Church Grammar School The Annual Parents' and Old Boys’ Association Cocktail Party is coming up on Saturday 23 May. read more Friendly rivalry as Firsts take on Old Boys Firsts basketball and water polo players used the weekend off to take on some of the School’s former greats. read more Lessons in sport, lessons in life read more ICEA founder encourages boys to shift thinking read more Old boy’s expertise helps English students read more Old boys’ career advice valuable read more Hundreds turn out for red carpet event read more Sports honour boards provide link to past read more Three perspectives on show at State gallery read more