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Week 2, Term Four, 2019

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This week is Round 5 in APS Season 2. See Resources for results from last week's round against A.B. Paterson College.

Congratulations to Staff Spartan of the Week Andy Wrigley and Daneale Scandrett for their dedication and commitment to coaching practise and engagement at Friday afternoon Sport. Both Andy and Daneale constantly display the Spartan Spirit.


Every Friday after school Year 2 students Evie-May Coates and Zhander Griffiths make their way to Robina to train in the Gold Coast United Talent Centre. The Talent Centre is a programme supporting the development of boys and girls between seven through to 13 years old. United works in collaboration with clubs in the local area in the aim of creating world-class environments for children to enjoy the game and develop their football abilities. At all times their centres are designed, not to take children away from their own club football, but as an extra session under their expert coaches.

Congratulations to Evie-May and Zhander who have taken the step up! These young players have benefited a lot from the additional training.


Will Baker

William Baker was been selected in the 2019 Queensland School Sport Baseball U15 years team in April this year and was also awarded the MVP of the 2019 Qld School Sport State Championships Baseball U15 tournament.

The Qld School Sports Baseball team was in Canberra for their tour versus ACT and NSW from 4 to 8 October. William travelled as part of the 14 year baseball tour. He topped many of the statistical K.P.I.s for the team, and had a lot of fun!



The Hammett family was busy on the golf course over the holidays achieving great results from the Jack Newton International Junior Classic golf tournament in the Hunter Valley. This is the biggest junior tournament in Australia across all age groups and attracts players from all over Australia as well as international players from Canada, Hawaii, Japan, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Samoa, South Africa and South Korea. The tournament is played over 72 holes across four days.

Justin, Sarah and David played very well all week and achieved some outstanding results. Justin won the overall Boys Championship with a total of 3 under par for the 72 holes. Sarah finished runner up in the overall Girls Championship and won the 12 Year Old division. David came fourth in the 11 Year Old Boys division.

Horse Riding

Eddie Jade McKenna has taken her horse Eddie to a national dressage event over three days. What an amazing experience they had placing well after the dressage despite a set back on the cross country course.

Four riders from each state made up the competition. There was no room for error with these riders and their amazing horses were awesome to watch.

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