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Archive criteria : March 2017

Celebrating our peers at the Academic Excellence Assembly

March 21, 2017 On Wednesday, 15 February, the College gathered to recognise and celebrate the academic achievements of their peers and the departing Year 12 cohort of 2016. It was a valuable time for the community to acknowledge not only the great academic results of 2016, … read more

Wellbeing Series for 2017

March 21, 2017 The aim of the Wellbeing Series for 2017 is to address difficult conversations with children. Sometimes it is because of the topic, sometimes it is because there is a normal strained relationship between parents and their son as he pulls … read more

New actors soar in Peter Pan

March 21, 2017 Over three nights of sold-out performances, the Newington College Theatre was transformed into first Georgian London and then, Neverland in JM Barrie’s 1904 play, Peter Pan, a tale of unending youth and a boy who never grew up. Together with girls from MLC school, 19 … read more

Year 7 gear up for 2017

March 21, 2017 Our Year 7 students swapped desks and computers for fresh air and team building activities last month when they visited Stanwell Tops for the annual Year 7 Camp. Nestled amongst pristine bushland and overlooking the gorgeous Stanwell Park Beach, the … read more

Coach Longmire talks hallmarks of a Leader

March 21, 2017 “‘We’ beats ‘me’ is how we drive teamwork” said Coach John Longmire of the Sydney Swans in a special talk to Senior Leaders as part of a Wellbeing Leadership Program led by Head of Co-curricular Mr Peter Wilkins. Coach Longmire took … read more

Nepal Tour

March 21, 2017 In late December last year, a group including boys from Years 10 and 11, Mr Garner, Mr Ha, Mr Parnham, and Mr Wilkins went on a tour to Nepal. The trip was a cultural exchange, with some service learning elements … read more

Old Boy connection offers timely advice

March 21, 2017 January was a month where many of our newest ‘Old Boys’ were making big decisions about their futures, especially as University offers were being released. After years of academic focus and energy channelled towards anticipated results, preferred careers and industries of … read more

Bravo to the cast and crew of One Man, Two Guvnors

March 21, 2017 Comedy is difficult. In comedy, timing is everything and it needs to appear to be effortless and not at all forced. Try to force your audience to laugh, and you’ll get the opposite. Fortunately, the talented cast of this year’s … read more

Getting into the Spirit of Giving this Christmas

March 21, 2017 The boys in Red and Black from Kelynack and Johnstone House got into the Christmas spirit on Tuesday 15 November, helping pack bags for the Salvation Army to sell at Carols in the Domain. Attended by 20 boys from both … read more

Entropy take on the F1 in Schools State Finals

March 21, 2017 Our F1 in Schools team made up of Evan Favos (11/ME), Sebastian Hodge (11/ME), Justin Malkki (11/PR), Shen Goh (11/MA) and Henry Stathis (11/JN) competed in the F1 in Schools State Finals at the University of Western Sydney at the … read more

Digital Responsibility and Citizenship: The Law and Technology

March 21, 2017 As our young men slowly grow into their bodies, they have already grown into the latest technological devices which are either in the form of a smart phone, an iPad or laptop computer. Whichever model is preferred, one thing is … read more