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Week 2, Term Two, 2018

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Last week was the opening of the APS Winter Season and all results can be found on Schoolbox. This week we play Kings in APS Round Two and prepare for the upcoming APS Cross Country Carnival, see Resources for APS Results versus Trinity Lutheran College.

Rylee Burns - Netball

Rylee was selected in the Queensland 17 and Under Team for Nationals as a mid-courter and a bottom-age player. During the tournament she became a regular starter and played in three positions at C, WA and WD which showed her versatility and endurance.

She was an integral player in the team and they went on to win the bronze medal.

William Baker - Baseball

William played for South Coast 14 Years Baseball Team in the School State Titles at Redcliffe last week. South Coast went undefeated including the Grand Final against Met North with seven straight game wins in four days.

William was declared the MVP of the Game against Met West on Saturday and finished the tournament with a Pitching ERA of 0.00, fielding per cent of 1000.00 and hitting .692 as the lead-off batter (#1) for the team.

He will now prepare for Little League Nationals in June.

State Gymnastics

Last week three senior students from Somerset competed in Queensland Senior State Titles in gymnastics. This competition also serves as selection for the Queensland Team for Nationals. Stephanie Sprague (Year 9), Matthew Sprague (Year 11) and Michael Dobroskok (Year 8) competed in Level 7.

Day 1 of Competition was to establish Overall Ranking and Day 2 was for Apparatus positions. State Team selection was based on both days. Positions in red are top ten in Queensland (Level7):


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

Results on the Inter-House Cross Country held in Week 1 (also under Resources): Age Champions
House Champions

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

APS Cross Country - Tuesday 8 May

All students selected for the APS Squad will be notified by email, along with their parents.

In Week 4 the Annual APS Cross Country Carnival will take place at Runaway Bay. The programme will soon be posted on Schoolbox. Students will also have the opportunity for a practice run at the venue 1 week prior, afterschool on Thursday 3 May.

Next Week

Monday 30 April- No compulsory APS Practices – Parent Interviews
coaches will inform teams

Wednesday 2 May - No compulsory APS Practices – Parent Interviews
_coaches will inform teams _

Friday 4 May - APS Winter Round 3 vs St Stephens
(1st XV to play at a later date due to State Titles)

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.

  • go to “My Links” at the bottom left of your Schoolbox page and click ‘Edit”

  • at “Manage my Links”, click “+” at the top right of page

  • paste the link below and add title “Senior School Sport”:

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