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Contact Applecross SHS

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Links Road
ARDROSS 6153
Western Australia

Phone

(P)+61 8 9314 9393

 

Important News

Important News

Year 10 Long Tan Award

Sophia Ammali  was presented with the 2017 Applecross Senior High School Year 10 Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Award at a recent assembly.  Mr Lilleyman, Deputy Principal, nominated Sophia for this prestigious award.  She received a certificate and will also receive $250.

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Novelists in the Making

As part of the Academic English Extension course for Year 10, each student in either Mrs Moss or Mrs Darling’s class was required to complete an extended piece of writing in the form of a Novella, or a “baby” novel.  From Fantasy to Peanut allergies, Coming of Age stories, Road Journeys, Environm

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Elections were recently held for 2018 Student Councillors across all years except for the 2018 Year 7’s. The 2018 Year 11 and 12 Student Council candidates were voted on by their peers in elections supervised by Louis from the Australian Electoral Commission. More than 400 Year 10 and 11 students voted. A mobile booth was also taken to where 22 Year 10 students were representing the school at badminton in Wanneroo on that day. The Electoral Commission is counting the votes at time of writing, and results will be known later this week. There is a separate process for the selection of the 2018 Head Boy and Head Girl. This will involve candidates being interviewed by Senior Staff at the school.

Anna Edwards, Year 11 Coordinator and Brad Snell, Year 10 Coordinator 2017 and Year 12 Coordinator 2018

 

 

Congratulations to Kitman Yeung, one of our Year 12 Gifted and Talented students, on being selected as a finalist for this year’s Black Swan Prize for portraiture Youth award. This very prestigious exhibition provides young artists with an opportunity to showcase their creative talents and to challenge them from an artistic perspective through the field of portraiture. It also identifies emerging artists and encourages them to have faith in themselves and their developing skills. Kitman's work is currently on display in Brookfield Place in the city. Large digital versions of the youth awards are on display outside AGWA.

Fleur De Campi, Gifted and Talented Visual Art Co-ordinator

 

Please see our Art Exhibition invite below:

2018 Personal Items Lists

The Personal Items Lists for 2018 are now available on the school website, please click the link below:

 

P&C Second Hand Uniform Shop

As we are coming to the end of the school year, please remember the P&C are happy to take uniforms and text books that are no longer needed. These may be left in the small red wheelie bin in the foyer of the Health Centre.

The online shop will be open during the school holidays and arrangements will be made for items to be picked up from our off site location in Winthrop.

Please visit the P&C Second Hand Uniform Shop at: http://axshsuniforms.wixsite.com/website

 

This year in Modern History students have not only worked hard but have been involved in a new challenge. Students created a roster so that each Friday when there were no assessments, they made a cake at home related to the topic being studied. As can be seen in these pictures, the two main topics for the year were the Russian Revolution and Europe 1945 – 2000.  There were cakes made during the Russia topic that included ones featuring the Soviet flag, the Russian bear, Lenin’s sealed train, famous Russian personalities and the birthday of Peter the Great.  During the period we were investigating Modern European History, students made a variety of cakes including Yeltsin and Clinton, the Strategic Defence Initiative (Star Wars), the European Union and on Mutually Assured Destruction.

This class were not only expert cake makers but are expected to do very well in their ATAR exams.

Brad Snell, Year 12 Modern History Teacher

To see more photos, please go to our Facebook page.

Congratulations to three Applecross SHS students; Samuel Boey - Year 7, Zach Iskandar - Year 8 and Eugene Perdana - Year 9, who all excelled in the recent Australasian Junior Mathematics Olympiad, receiving a high distinction. Well done boys!

Christine Waddell, Mathematics Academic Extension Co-ordinator

 

Please go to the below link to review Community Newspaper article regarding Eva's wonderful invention.  Well done Eva!

https://www.communitynews.com.au/melville-times/news/applecross-shs-student-in-line-for-trip-to-nasas-kennedy-space-center/

Congratulations to Max Uchino, Arlen Walmsley and Ning Wong from Year 10 who recently represented Applecross Senior High School in the Rotary Four Way Test Speech Competition. Max attended the Booragoon Rotary Club heat, while Arlen and Ning attended the competition at the Applecross Rotary Club.

Arlen and Ning both gave entertaining five to six minute speeches on the theme of the Rotary Four Way Test, being Is it the TRUTH?, Is it FAIR to all concerned? Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? And Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Max spoke for six minutes, without palm cards, on the subject of "What it is to be a man today."  His speech was amusing, yet held an undercurrent of seriousness in exploring ideas about breaking with traditional expectations and cultivating ideas from the Rotary Four Way Mantra.  His speech was delivered in a clear strong voice, and he maintained an excellent pace and use of modulating tones and pauses for effect.

While Max, Arlen and Ning were not the winners for the evening (Ning was runner up at Applecross Rotary), they can be proud of representing Applecross Senior High School in such a constructive way. Max, Arlen and Ning have proved themselves excellent ambassadors for our school.

Veronica Lake, HOLA English and Brad Snell, Yr 10 Co-ordinator

To view more photos, please go to our Facebook page

A number of our Year 7 students' Semester One artwork has been displayed in the Library this week.  The students looked at the use of line, shape and colour in the cut-out collage works, exploring a variety or textile processing using fabric paint, inks and crayons.  The final creation stitched by machine.  

The end result a fabulous display for all to enjoy. 

To view more photos, please go to our Facebook page. 

Renee Keating from the Year 9 HASS Academic Extension program was chosen as one of the three State Finalists in her category. Renee was invited to attend the Awards Ceremony that was recently held at All Saints College. Although Renee missed out on winning , her achievement in being a State Finalist was commendable. We had over ninety students from Applecross SHS enter through the HASS Academic Extension Programs in Year 7, 8 and 9. Schools were restricted to sending a maximum of six entries in each category to the State Judging. The State Judges had to consider 250 entries from 48 different schools in the various categories, so Renee’s achievement in having her entry as one of the three best in WA in her category is highly commendable. We hope entering the competition has fostered an interest in History for all who entered.

Cassy Don, HASS Academic Extension Coordinator

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