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The Essington Bulletin
issue no. 19
The Essington School
The Essington School Darwin 11 General Notices were fantastic! Thank you to all my Art Club students this term for making my Tuesday afternoons so much fun! Cathy Huggett Science Alive This term has been a very productive one in the Science Alive After School Club. We have had fun with experiments including exploding lunch bags and soda rockets, and have learned about the different parts of plants and of the human body. During the final lesson this term, students created an invention out of a variety of different materials, then presented them to the rest of the Club. It was fabulous to see everyones inventions. The students showed such vivid imagination in their designs, and it was very impressive to see such wonderful use of scientific terminology and consideration of a range of factors in each design. Science Alive will be moving to Monday afternoons in Term 3. We hope you all have a happy and safe holiday, and look forward to seeing our budding scientists again, and some of their friends, next term. Carrie Griffiths and Amanda McGregor Language Corner Language Perfect School Awards Year 6 Gold Award (4000 points) Nicholas Byrne (6A) for Indonesian Silver Award (2000 points) Pamila Jayawardhana (6E) for Indonesian Bronze Award (1000 points) Chloe Wong (6 C )for Indonesian Blue Award (500 points):Indonesian Sol McInerney (6A) Bianca Finochiaro (6B) Claudia King (6B) Abigail Hensler (6B) Patrick Rawsthorne (8C). Year 5 Indonesian Awards This week, Ibu Putu would like to recognise the following Year 5 students: Sterling Thompson 5A Remember the content covered in the Indonesian lesson. Isabelle Rawsthorne 5B - Telling the time correctly in Indonesian. Dianne Kobelt 5C Remember the content covered in Indonesian. Jett Borja 5D Consistently displaying active listening in Indonesian. Australia-Japan Relations Essay Contest Entries are now open for the Australia- Japan Relations Essay Competition. There are some great prizes, including a trip to Japan for the winner of the Senior Division, and $300 worth of books for the Junior Division. The topics are as follows: Junior Division (Years 7 & 8) (700 1000 words) You have been asked to organise a cultural festival for your local community. What aspects of Japanese culture would you introduce and how would you present them? Senior Division (Years 9 12) (1300 1600) Both Australia and Japan face the challenge of an ageing population. Discuss some of the specific strategies each country is debating and employing to address this issue. The closing date is 20th August. For further information on entering this contest please see White sensei in the Language Centre. Host Families Needed! We are still in need of host families to host students visiting from Tamagawa University School from Thursday 6th August to Monday 10th August. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if your family is available to host. Linda White Middle School Languages Coordinator Sports Notices Essington Cannons Basketball Club News Good luck to our teams this week who are playing in the Final Series. We are starting to get organised for next season, starting in July. Please contact Angela Foley (email@example.com) if you are interested in joining a team. Awards Ceremony The Essington Cannons Awards Ceremony will be held in the School Library on Thursday 18 th June at 5:45pm. All are welcome. Angela Foley Director of Sport Essington Representative Teams Year 4 6 4-6 Darwin Region Athletics Carnival On Friday 12 th June, notes were Science Alive After School Clubbers with their inventions. https://mail.essington.nt.edu.au/owa/redir.aspx?C=UfdpNE6VpkOOWRF4ncrvmy_k7K3icdIIW-RuWdM2aq1srrSQVcS706xh_8F6iX3vQoTvT0y5P2c.&URL=mailto%3alinda.white%40essington.nt.edu.au mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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