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Junior School Sport




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Week 7, Term Two, 2018

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This week is the last round of Junior APS Sport vs All Saints Anglican.

Athletics Training/Trials

To all those students in the Junior School who are keen on their Athletics, training for both Track and Field events begins next week on Monday 28 May at 7.00am concluding at 8.15am. The weekly training schedule is as follows:

  • Monday - Track (Sprints/800m)

  • Tuesday - Field (High Jump, Long Jump, Shot Put, Discus)

  • Wednesday - Track (Sprints/800m)

  • Thursday - Field (High Jump, Long Jump, Shot Put, Discus)

  • Friday - Track and Field

This is only open to students in Year 4 to 6. Year 3 children will be practicing, training and learning all of these the events during their HPE lessons at school.

Athletic trials for the track events will commence at school on Thursday 14 and 21 June (Week 9/10) for Year 3 and the Under 9/10 age groups. Due to the fact the Year 6 cohort will be away on camp in Tasmania at the end of Term Three, trials for the Under 11/12 age groups will be held after the school holidays on Thursday 19 July (Week 1 Term Three).

South Coast Regionals Cross Country Trials – Runaway Bay

We would like to wish the following students all the best of luck as they represent the Hinterland District is the South Coast Regional Cross Country Trials at Runaway Bay on Tuesday 5 June:

  • Under 10 Boys - Darcy Halloran

  • Under 11 Girls - Marley Burns and Summer Edgley

  • Under 11 Boys - Elijah Hill

  • Under 12 Girls – Alexander Halloran

DNK Rugby Cup and GT Netball Trophy

This year the Junior School will be sending Rugby and Netball teams from Year 4 to 6 to the DNK Rugby Cup and GT Netball Trophy on Thursday 7 June at All Saints Anglican School. These two tournaments all day events from 9.00am to 4.00pm. If your child has been invited to participate, more information and details about these events will be email out to parents by the end of the week.

Kings Futsal Tournament

We wish all the best to those selected to compete in the Kings Invitational Futsal Tournament to held at Carrara Indoor Sports Complex on Thursday 7 June. This is an all-day event starting from 8.00am to 4.00pm.

Congratulations to the following students for making representative squads:

  • Flynn Carter and Sarah Hammett who qualified to represent South Coast (Under 10 to 12 Boys/Girls) at the State Golf Championships in Kingaroy at the end of July.

  • Both Alexandra and Darcy Halloran were selected in the U12 Girls and Boys Hinterland Touch Football squads. Alexander was chosen at a reserve for the South Coast team.

  • Harry Powell who has achieved more success in the sport of Hockey. He has recently been selected in the Under 13 GCHA Hockey Rep Team that will complete in the State Championships in Mackay from the 7 to 12 July. This is a wonderful achievement considering Harry is only in Year 5 and can compete in this age group for the next two years! Only months ago, he was also selected in the Under 12 South Coast Hockey squad that will travel to Cairns in June.

Up and Coming Events:

Tuesday 5 June South Coast Regionals Cross Country Trials – Runaway Bay

Thursday 7 June DNK Rugby Cup and GT Netball Trophy, Kings Futsal Tournament

Monday 11 June Winter Sports Assembly – Great Hall 2.20pm

All information about Junior School Sport can be located on Schoolbox by clicking on the Junior School Sports page.

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