What an exciting, action packed and enthusiastic last week of Term One we had. The sun was shining, students and staff were bright and colourful in their house colours and above all the sportsmanship was excellent from all students.
It was wonderful to see students doing their very best for their house, and applying all of the skills they had worked so hard to perfect in Physical Education classes.
This year’s House Captains; Emily W, Zach M, Kenzie B, Connor A, Remmy W, Campbell Mc, Charlie G and Summer K put in a tremendous amount of work behind the scenes. They assisted students in PE classes and helped teach the more difficult ball relays. They also assisted with administration work for the two sporting days and were an integral part of the Ball Sports Day, working alongside the F-2 students. Miss Wood and I would like to offer our appreciation for their assistance and constant checking in and asking for help!
It was a very tight competition for both the Age Group Champions and the House Shield. Following are the results for this year:
8/9/10 Year Age Champions – Millicent D and Levi W
11 Year Age Champions – Naomi L and Nathan L
12/13 Year Age Champions – Remmy W and Campbell Mc and Archer B
The winner of the overall House Shield for 2021 went to Red House.
Congratulations to all of our Age Group Champions and to all students for giving their very best on the Sports Days. Thank you to all of the wonderful staff and parents for their support in the lead up and on the actual days.
CROSS COUNTRY REPORT
There were perfect conditions on Friday the 26th of March for our school cross country running event. Students from years three to six competed at our local park around a 1km course and blew us away with their strong efforts and awesome determination.
Eleven /twelve year old students completed three laps of the course and nine/ten year olds ran two. It was brilliant to be able to use our community reserve to host this event and provide the students with a course that had a mixture of short inclines, declines and flat track for them to run on.
We would like to thank the staff who assisted us on the morning of the run to set out the course, record results, encourage the children and ensure there was appropriate medical assistance if it was required. It was also lovely to see parents come and park their cars along the side of the track to watch the children run and cheer them on as they ran past.
The children’s enthusiasm for this event has inspired us continue to focus on walking, jogging and running for sustained periods of time in term two.
The results of the first three runners in each age category are as follows.
9/10 year old girls: Airlie F, Ruby H and Zoe S
9 year old boys: Braxton J, Rieley G and Jett B
10 year old boys: Cooper W, Wes G and Braxton H
11 year old girls: Naomi L, Zienna J and Ella F
11 year old boys: Reuben L, Cooper F and BJ L
12 year old girls: Remmy W, Chloe M and Izzy H
12 year old boys: Archer B, Archie T and Connor A
We are now waiting on results from other schools in our district to see which students progress to the Divisional Championships to be held on Friday, 14th May at Ballarat High School.
Action shots of our Cross Country runners trying their very best!