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Week 8, Term One, 2018

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This week we play the APS Back-up Round versus All Saints. Should any subsequent rounds be wash-out, they will replace our Round 7 fixture versus All Saints and this Friday’s scores will be activated.

Queensland Schools Swimming Championships

Congratulations and good luck to the following students who will compete at the state swimming titles next week:
Bessie Dear, Raiden Kyaw, Jordan Wilson, Ky Codd, Mia Collins, Malorie Gell, Brooke Otto, Leon Shirayama, Harrison Smith.

Queensland Life Saving Titles

A number of Somerset students took part in the state titles last week, with the following students achieving medals:
Casey Wilson - 2nd Surf Swim Team (Year 10)
Mia Collins - 2nd Individual Surf Swim (Year 8)
Lila Horobin - 3rd Individual Surf Swim, 2nd Surf Swim Team (Year 9)
Lilli Hodge - 1st Board and 1st Surf Swim Teams, 2nd Beach Relay (Year 6)

Kipp Thrupp - Hockey

Last week Kipp took part in the Queensland U/15 Hockey Trials. He was selected in the squad of 60 boys from various tournaments and events across the calendar in 2017. He subsequently received notice that he had been selected in the top side to represent Queensland at the National Championships in Wollongong 17 to 27 April.

Somerset Sport Policy

All policies and procedures are outlined in the Senior School Sport page of Schoolbox, under “Sport Policy and Dates”. All students and parents are encouraged to familiarise themselves with these.
Please note, practices are compulsory for both Winter and Summer Seasons.

Hinterland Sports Trials

Hinterland Trials are for strong performers to trial for representative selection in school sport. These lead to Regional and State teams.

Students wanting to trial for these teams, must email or come to the Sports Department ASAP. All trials are listed on the Sports Page of Schoolbox (“Representative Sport” tile) and announced in Notices during the week.

Cross Country Team Training

Every day at 7.00am to 8.15am
Meet Ms McKenna and Ms Oppermann at the Track, all welcome

House Cross Country Carnival, Wednesday 18 April:
In Week 1 of Term Two, we will host our Annual House Cross Country Carnival. Students will leave class at the end of period four and head to the Track area to prepare for their races (16 Years+ Boys race 6km, all others race 3km). Awards will conclude at the Track by 4.45pm.

APS Winter Dates

Monday 19 and Wednesday 21 March Compulsory APS Practices continue

Friday 23 March APS Winter Sports Practice Round vs ASAS (Years 8 and 9 on Camp)

Term 2: Weeks 1 to 8 Winter Season Rounds 1 to 7 and Finals Day

APS Sport Photos
Click here to access photos of your sport or your team.

All Season details on Schoolbox Senior School Sports page. (“Winter Sports” tile for all season dates, and training schedules of the APS Season)

Sports Information

  • Don’t forget to check the Somerset Schoolbox Senior School Sport Page, as well as the noticeboard at the end of the Science Block for all Sports notes.

  • If you need more information, drop by the Sports Office.

  • The Sports page link must be added to your Schoolbox.

  • If you need more information, drop by the Sports Office in the Ray Building.

Student Injuries: If your son or daughter is injured at school sport, it must be recorded at the time by the school nurse/medical person present if parents wish to apply through the school insurance policy. If delayed signs or symptoms arise over the weekend, students must notify the school nurse on Monday morning.

All sporting details are posted on Schoolbox on the Sports page.

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