Contact Applecross SHS

Contact Applecross SHS


Links Road
Western Australia


(P)+61 8 9314 9393


Important News

Important News

Lions International Peace Poster Contest State Winner

Congratulations to Year 7 Gifted and Talented Visual Art student Grace Holswich for having her Lions International Peace Poster Contest entry judged as the state winner. Grace’s poster now proceeds to the national level of the contest where it will compete against the other state finalists.


Special Tennis Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the following winners:-

1st Prize
Angela Tuhakaraina – Ticket # 775
Crown Towers Premier Suite Accommodation Package

2nd Prize
Anna Spadaccini – Ticket # 1436
Lemair Wine Cooler 115L

High Flyers Principal's Lunch

Early this week our High Flyer students were rewarded at a Principal’s lunch.  Our High Flyers are students who have achieved four A’s in the MESH subjects. The number of students invited to this reward lunch keeps increasing, an amazing achievement by all involved!


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It was an early morning start for 22 enthusiastic Drama students as the bus rolled out of Ardessie Street at 7.30am, bound for Mandurah and this year’s Youth on Health Festival. An intensive six week schedule of devising, learning lines and choreography, perfecting sheet manipulation and torch work kept the ensemble at school after hours and weekends to prepare for the competition. Students experience the Act Belong Commit ethos first hand and worked hard to be performance ready.

A crew of three students very capably provided the soundtrack, lighting and projection for the show following a very tight 30 minute technical run on the day. This crew experienced the pressure that technicians face; the stakes are definitely high!

Our exploration of this year’s theme, It Starts With Me, focused on facing our fears, whether it be in childhood, adolescence or adulthood. Shared stories of monsters under the bed, issues of self image and pressures of the workplace were explored in dialogue, verse and choreography. Tales of the Cowardly, the Brave and Steve was well received by the audience and Applecross students were awarded a Certificate of Merit for an ‘Innovative and Vibrant’ performance. We look forward to the announcement of finalists on September 20 and hope that we advance to the grand final.

Dan Jonkov and I congratulate the cast and crew on their commitment and focus on the night and in the process leading up to the performance.We are very proud of you! A huge thank you to the parents and staff that made the trek to Mandurah to support us, your applause on the night was very welcome!

Angela Zaknich, Drama teacher

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