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Amy Winterton at AICES Softball Championship

Amy Winterton at AICES Softball Championship

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Year 9 student, Amy Winterton, recently represented Hunter Regional Independent Schools (HRIS) at the Association of Independent Co-Educational Schools (AICES) Open Girls Softball Championship. This is a relatively new sport to HRIS and in previous years the Association has struggled ...
Class of 2018 Inducted into Year 12

Class of 2018 Inducted into Year 12

Pastoral Care, Secondary
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This morning our Year 11 students were inducted as Year 12 leaders, and the Year 12 Leadership Team was commissioned as part of the Student Leadership Council for 2018. Follwing the service, students and parents were invited to join staff for a Commencement Breakfast in the Trade Trainin ...
Surfing Scientist Show

Surfing Scientist Show

Academic News, Secondary
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On Tuesday 31st October, Year 7 and 8 students attended the Surfing Scientist presentation by Ruben Meerman. During the hour long presentation, principles of light and matter were explored through the use of lasers and liquid nitrogen, their applications in real life, and anecdotes rel ...
SCAS Teachers Recognised for Outstanding Achievements

SCAS Teachers Recognised for Outstanding Achievements

Primary, Secondary, Teachers
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The Annual World Teachers’ Day Awards were held on Friday 27th October at The Little Fish Cafe and two SCAS teachers, Mrs Stephanie Cairns and Mr Joshua Barnett, were honoured this year for their outstanding achievements in education. Mrs Cairns (Secondary School) and Mr Barnett (Prim ...
SCAS Student Business Plan Competition State Finalist

SCAS Student Business Plan Competition State Finalist

Academic News, Secondary
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Year 11 student Laura Ausling has reached the final of the University of Newcastle Business Plan Challenge. The competition continues to grow and this year 434 students from across NSW submitted business plans with an exceptionally high standard of entry. Laura has been awarded $1000 ...
Year 10 Commerce Visit Sydney

Year 10 Commerce Visit Sydney

Academic News, Secondary
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SCAS Year 10 Commerce students travelled to Sydney recently, enjoying a perfect Sydney day. Student explored the Sydney CBD, including a tour of the Reserve Bank of Australia, NSW Parliament House and an exclusive sneak peak in the office of financial investment firm Perpetual. They then ...
French Students Tour Noumea

French Students Tour Noumea

Academic News, Secondary
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During the recent September school holiday break, fourteen of our Year 9 French Language students and their teachers travelled to Noumea in New Caledonia. Students and teachers enjoyed immersing themselves into the French language and also spent time learning about the Kanak culture.  ...
Year 11 Begin HSC Major Work Preparation

Year 11 Begin HSC Major Work Preparation

Academic News, Secondary
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The Year 12 Society and Culture class of 2018 started work this week on their major work for the course, the Personal Interest Projects (PIP). Students participated in a “PIP Choices Day” which involved a visit from the Senior Lecturer of Psychology at Charles Sturt University who spok ...
Year 7 Use Harry Potter to explore Maths Problems

Year 7 Use Harry Potter to explore Maths Problems

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Year 7 Maths students have used popular novel, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone to explore data recently. Students were read an excerpt from the book, describing the giant character Hagrid, and then embarked on an investigation of data asking themselves what information did they n ...