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Somerset Times Edition

Week 3, Term Three, 2018

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A big thank you to all of those staff and students from Year 3 to Year 6 who helped, assisted and participated in the organisation of the 2018 Junior School Inter-House Athletics Carnival. The two days were a wonderful success and without your assistance, the running of this massive event would not be possible.

Congratulations to Vievers House who placed 1st overall! The House placing were as follows:
1st Veivers
2nd Andrews
3rd Starkey
4th Laver
5th Franklin

Below are a list of the aged champions:


A number of records were broken and set throughout the two days of competition. These included:


Well done to all those students who participated!

2018 Junior APS Athletics Carnival

Please find attached the Junior APS Athletics Squad for 2018. They have the opportunity to compete in the annual Associated Private Schools (APS) Athletics competition to be held at Somerset College on Thursday 9 August. We wish them all the best.

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Last weekend three of our Junior School students participated in the Queensland Rhythmic Gymnastics Junior Challenge 1 and 2 Events held in Brisbane with outstanding results. The girls competed with gymnasts all across QLD.

Below are their results: • Ksennia Igumenova in Level 4 achieved fifth place in her rope routine.
• Mako Inukai in Level 7 was awarded fourth place overall with first place in her hoop, third in rope, third in ribbon routine.
• Varvara Rubis in Level 7 was awarded first place overall with second place in her hoop, first in her rope and fifth in her ribbon routine.

All these gymnasts are amazing, talented and dedicated to Rhythmic Gymnastics. They are training up to 17 hours per week after school and on weekends to compete at the Australian National Clubs Carnival held on the Gold Coast with Australia's top gymnasts competing. We would like to recognize their outstanding achievements and congratulate them in their success.

Junior APS Summer Sports Trials/Training (Week 4)

Please note that this date has change and will the first trial will take place on Thursday 9 August from 1.20pm to 3.20pm

Junior Cricket Blast Program – Prep to Year 3 A Junior Cricket Blast Program for Boys and Girls from Prep to Year 3 is coming to Somerset College. This new and exciting program starts on Thursday 16 August from 3.30pm to 4.30pm on the Lower Sands and runs for six weeks until the first week of Term Four. The price is only $99.00 which includes a participant pack. So if you are passionate and love your cricket please get involved!

Parents can register via the website and search for your school’s suburb.

For more information please contact TRENT WALTERS (Market Development Officer - Gold Coast, Queensland Cricket) 0432 328 973


Up and Coming Events:

Thursday 9 August - Junior APS Athletics Carnival (All Day)

Thursday 16 August (1.20 to 3.20pm) - Junior APS Summer Sports Trials/Training (Week 5)

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

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