Friday, September 22 2017

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Australian Business Week

Australian Business Week

Academic News, Secondary
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Our Year 10 students have kicked off the 10th annual Australian Business Week at SCAS. The week-long program has Year 10 separated into ten companies competing against each other to create the best consumer electronics business. The students have had master classes from industry exper ...
Literacy and Numeracy Week

Literacy and Numeracy Week

Academic News, Primary
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SCAS celebrated literacy and numeracy week from September 5th to September 10th in the library with activities and puzzles everyday. There was also a display of books with a mathematics theme. Monday saw the launch of “Problem of the Week”, ungoogleable questions and a binary challeng ...
Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge

Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge

Academic News, Primary
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As part of the Yr1 Geography and Maths curriculum, a field trip was organised to help clean up Oxley and Town Beaches. This coincided with our involvement in the Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge, run through the Mid North Coast Environmental and Sustainable Network. The children ...
Threatened Species Day

Threatened Species Day

Academic News, Primary
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Koalas in the Port Macquarie region are threatened because of habit loss, car accidents, domestic pet attacks and disease. Our Year 1G students wanted to find out if our school was koala friendly, so with clipboards and maps in hand, they wandered the school grounds and discovered tha ...
Year 12 Chemistry Excursion

Year 12 Chemistry Excursion

Academic News, Secondary
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Our Year 12 Chemistry students recently attended an excursion to the Environmental Laboratory at Charles Sturt University and the reclaimed water treatment plant as part of their Chemical Monitoring and Management Unit.
HSC Students Showcase Major Works

HSC Students Showcase Major Works

Academic News, Secondary
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Students and teachers were proud to show the completed HSC Design and Technology and Visual Arts Major Works at the recent HSC Major Works Showcase. It was wonderful to see so many guests at the event in support of our talented students. Parents, grandparents, teachers, and other stud ...
Local Ranger Visits EES Students

Local Ranger Visits EES Students

Academic News, Secondary
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The Year 12 Earth and Environmental Science (EES) class met with local National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Ranger Shaun Kerrigan on Thursday morning. Shaun shared with the class the demands, rewards and challenges of his job as a NPWS Ranger and gave them first-hand informatio ...
Inspiration for Young Construction Students

Inspiration for Young Construction Students

Academic News, Secondary
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Daniel Edwards from Master Builders Australia visited SCAS this week to inform students on career options in the Construction and Building industry. Daniel was able to provide information about opportunities beyond apprenticeships and discuss tertiary education pathways that can allow ...
Year 12 Environmental Science Guest Speaker

Year 12 Environmental Science Guest Speaker

Academic News, Secondary
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The Year 12 Earth and Environmental Science class recently had the opportunity of a guest speaker, Dr Prue Gonzalez from Charles Sturt University, to discuss the range of study pathways open to them for Environmental Science at CSU. Dr Gonzalez also talks to the group about employment op ...
Bringing History to Life

Bringing History to Life

Academic News, Secondary
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This week Year 10 History students were honoured to have local Vietnam veterans speak to them about their involvement in the war. Peter Page and Roger Mika were interviewed by students as part of their assessment task, to create a documentary on an area of Australia’s involvement in the ...