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Issue # 19

BISHOP DRUITT COLLEGE COFFS HARBOUR

21 June | 2013

From The Principal

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This week has seen a great deal of energy expended on preparations for the opening of the Branson Centre. The floor, massive as it is, has been hand mopped twice. Mr McIntyre and his Property team have worked long hours to ensure the final touches have been added. Mrs Milne and her cleaning team have met a whole new challenge head on. The centre looked magnificent for its opening, and I cannot thank these staff enough for their dedication to getting the centre ready. Similarly, Mr Condon and his Music staff have done an extraordinary job to get the sound system in the centre ready today’s celebration. Together they have honed the Symphony Orchestra, Barbershop Quartet, College Choir and the Year 2 Choir to peak performance. We were mightily impressed with the quality of the music performed today – and to the quality of the sound system supporting them. Mr Murgatroyd directed the logistics of the Assembly’s layout and drove the minutiae of the production of today’s event with a fine eye for detail. BDC has never held anything on the scale of today’s Branson Centre Opening and Foundation Day Assembly. The fact that was an outstanding event is underlined by the tremendous work of those who were not be in the limelight today. I am very grateful for the enormous effort of these staff whose dedication ensured the success of this signature event in our school’s history. We close our semester on a high note. We have waited a long time for the Branson Centre to come online. It was wonderful to have Mr Victor Branson and his wife, Margaret Ackland, as well as many other past members of the College community join us today. Our Year 12 students must use the coming vacation wisely, following a sensible study plan as they move towards their HSC examinations. I wish all of our students a very safe, restful and productive vacation, and look forward to seeing them all back at school in Term 3. IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN ON THE SAWTELL S4 BUS There is a proposal that the afternoon S4 bus will arrive at BDC 5 – 10 minutes later than it does at present. If you do not want this to happen, and do not want your children arriving home later than they do at present, please use the following link to make this clear to the company: http://sawtellcoaches.com.au/service-review.html Congratulations this week to: • Primary Foundation Day Award winners Yulhara HabgoodWilliams and Darcy Newell • Secondary Foundation Day Award winners Emily Robertson and Edward Condon • 2012 Dux of School, Hugh Chan, who delivered an inspiring speech at the Foundation Day Assembly (Hugh’s speech can be found on this link) DATE CLAIMER: “Mates on the Journey of a Lifetime” Breakfast in the Branson Centre, Friday, 19 July. See the advertisement at the end of this newsletter. Principal’s App of the week: Official Socceroos App Alan Ball Principal

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What a great end to Term 2! The dedication and opening of the Branson Centre was marked with a formal ceremony, which coincided with Foundation Day. This was a wonderful occasion to celebrate the College’s 19th birthday where stories of the past and the growth of Bishop Druitt College since the early years were heard and enjoyed by all. Part of that growth has been enhanced by the arrival of refugee families and their journey to call Australia home. From 16-22 June we have opportunity to celebrate with refugees in our community. The many colours in the logo speak of the diversity and energy brought to the welcoming country by refugees from many backgrounds. Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity as awareness is raised about the issues affecting refugees and celebrates the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. This Years’ theme is “Restoring Hope” and for many who have been forced to flee their own country, the sadness for them is they can never return and their sense of hope has been destroyed. Australia is seen as a place of hope and free of persecution and arriving here is just the first step in a long process of restoration. When I was a young child growing up in Queensland, Australia was

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often referred to as ‘the lucky country” and after travelling to many countries throughout the world I still believe we are a very blessed country indeed. Our community can be enhanced when we all work together and have the same vision and through the involvement of many different cultures that now form our community we are all responsible to contribute to a better way of life. It’s through our interactions with one another that are important for future generations and for us. I saw a program on television last night that was promoting the stamping out of racism. “Racism – it stops with ME!” What we say to one another really matters for our words can be used to build each other up or we can simply not care or respect another and use our words to tear each other down. When our children forget to use courteous words I have often heard the teachers in Primary refer to the words of our College Prayer: Creator God We ask you to bless our school Please give us pure hearts, meek spirits and careful tongues that in all our life and conduct we may show that we love you and each other in deed and in truth Through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen How can we restore hope in our community for refugees and for one another? I believe that first we need to recognise the beauty and the blessings that surround us every day in our college. One of the questions that I ask Secondary students who have come to prepare the weekly prayer for Assembly is “What do we need to give thanks for? What are the blessings that surround us? So today I want to ask you?” Have you recognised the positives in your life this week? Throughout our journey may we grow and reap the good harvest as we too discover Jesus together. Shalom Rev Marion Tanfield Chaplain

secondary school from the head of secondary I can hardly believe we have reached the end of the first semester this year. It culminated with a wonderful celebration of the Foundation of the College today. Our annual Foundation day assembly and carnival had a special flavor with the opening and dedication of The Branson Centre. This will be a wonderful addition to the facilities here at Bishop Druitt College and our students have the opportunity to experience a first class gymnasium and teaching spaces. Reports will be posted home as a hard copy and sent as a PDF attachment in an email. I would like to receive feedback on the PDF version that is emailed, as we intend to move to electronic copies only in the near future. Please send your thoughts to secoffice@bdc.nsw.edu.au I hope that all students and families enjoy the holiday period over the next few weeks. I look forward to greeting our students back here at school on Monday 15 July. In the meantime………………………………………………………………………………… Tim Egan Assistant Principal (Head of Secondary)

Student Environment Group As Term 2 comes to an end, the Student Environment Group can be very proud of their achievements so far this year. Paper recycling is now happening in every secondary classroom and members of the group are managing the collection process on a regular basis. The group was successful in its application for a Green Schools Grant from the Coffs Harbour City Council. With the proceeds from this grant and student fundraising, we are now eagerly awaiting the imminent delivery of our new filtered water refill station, which should dramatically reduce the predominance of single-use plastic water bottles in the school. The students will be conducting research and creating a report around this issue as part of the grant award process. Student Environment Group members have also been involved in the My River Project, undertaking field based research to determine the health of waterways in the local catchment. Their research will form part of a much wider study assessing catchment waterways right along the east coast of Australia. We also have lots to look forward to in Semester 2. Stay posted for news of a frog monitoring activity in which will be seeking out a rare and endangered species that may well be active in the waterway on College grounds. Thank you to all the students involved in the Student Environment Group for the inspirational enthusiasm and dedication they have shown so far this year. Happy (sustainable) holidays!

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Brett Bennett and Rosey Lang Student Environment Group Coordinators

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Textiles In week 7, Year 11 Textiles flew to Sydney for an action packed three days. We arrived in the city with just enough time to check in, grab some Maccas and then catch the light rail to the Lyric theatre to see the fabulous production of War Horse. The next day we went to the Craft and Quilt Fair at Darling Harbour and the ‘Texstyle’ exhibition. This included the 40 best Textile works and supporting documents from the 2012 HSC. They where all brilliant and it was hard to believe 17 year olds produced such outstanding work. While we where there students took part in a very useful HSC seminar regarding to assist with preparing their supporting document. We spent the afternoon at the Australian National Maritime museum participating in a workshop covering the history of swimwear in Australia. Students looked at photographs and handled museum specimens of original men and women’s swimmers. We had just a short time the next morning to explore the Strand Arcade and some of Australia’s most famous designers. During our journey we managed to travel via plane, light rail, monorail, regular rail and bus. Hopefully students will feel more confident getting around the city and finding the bet places to eat and shop! I was exceptionally proud of our students and would like to congratulate them on their excellent behaviour. Thanks also to Penny Geaney for her help and assistance. Deahne Rushforth Textiles Teacher

Visual Art Year 10 has enjoyed printmaking this term and we wanted to share some action shots with everyone! As you can see it is a very precise and involved process, but the results, as always, are stunning. The Visual Arts staff wishes everyone a wonderful break! Rebecca Brown Visual Art Faculty

careers Earlier this term, students from BDC attended a successful UNE trip Armidale. Outstanding presentations from various faculties and comprehensive tours gave the students a great bird’s eye view. Newcastle University have their open day on Wednesday 17 July. In fact there are a number of open days at a number of universities from July-September that are on the Careers website calendar. Year 10 career students have been focusing on their occupational prospects considering a combination of their individual skills, life goals, interests and priorities. Subject selections for years 11&12 are on the horizon and channeling ideas towards specific areas is necessary. ‘UAC tertiary information for year 10 in 2016’ booklet has been placed on Edmodo for students to access information and assist in choices. Good luck to all the Year 10 students participating in Work Experience over the holidays. All necessary paperwork has been sent to employers including appraisals. I am sure there will be a positive outcome for our students’ excellent efforts. Part of future pathways for students in HSC study is vocational TAFE courses. Recently, some of our students attended an information day at the local TAFE campuses to ‘taste’ the various subjects available. Students who attended say it was very successful and some are considering this as part of their HSC pathway. This may include school based apprenticeships and traineeships. Year 11 - University of Queensland will be running a ‘UQ Young Scholars Program’ designed to nurture future leaders while encouraging personal and intellectual development. This entails a five-day residential camp held at one of their campuses. It incorporates familiarisation with the university and current students while participating in discussions, workshops, sporting events, cultural and social activities. The event will be from Sunday 24 - Thursday 28 November at a cost of $595. The University of Sydney is offering new E12 scholarships that may interest some year 12 students. They are available to indigenous students or those facing financial or other hardships. The scholarship includes entry into 16 popular courses by minimising ATAR expectations while also providing $5000 annually among other incentives.. Lastly, I want to say it has been a fantastic experience working with the students and fellow staff members at BDC for this term. Robyn Crisp will be back at the helm next semester and hopefully she will find the career ship has stayed on course for her homecoming. Lisa Rae Acting Careers Advisor

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MATHEMATICS The Mathematics Faculty organised a visit from Professor Giles Thomas, the Director of the National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydro Dynamics at the Australian Maritime College in Tasmania. He presented the students from several Extension Mathematics classes from years 9-12 with real world applications of Mathematics. This was a fantastic opportunity for the students to gain an insight into the career opportunities that studying high-level maths can give our students. The rapidly developing growing strand of Maritime Engineering envelops the forces and design of all aquatic engineering feats and students worked through a superposition problem to create a model of ocean waves in all of their complexity. It was fantastic opportunity for our students to realise the applications of the subject in the real world, and the doors that it can open for them in the future. Below are a couple of links to the website and the University of Tasmania’s information about the talks that Professor Thomas has been doing to promote the study of higher level Mathematics around the country. http://www.utas.edu.au/tools/recent-news/news/high-school-maths-gets-a-maritime-boost http://www.amc.edu.au/alt/whystudymaths/ Craig Verbruggen Head of Mathematics

BYOT BLOG In Year 8 HSIE the students have been creating blogs in class as a way of learning and sharing their knowledge. This has not only been a very fun and engaging activity, but has allowed students to immerse themselves in the digital research process, work at their own individual level and pace, and collate and share their acquired knowledge. The students have really enjoyed observing the progress of their classmates’ blogs and have particularly enjoyed tracking their number of page views from around the world. They have also had to consider their responsibilities as ethical digital citizens. Here are some examples of blogs created in HSIE E. The unit of study is Contact and Colonisation. MIKAELA HENDERSON-BULLOCK

http://kittykhatfox.blogspot.com.au

LONDON HAWKE http://www.londonstimemachine.blogspot.com.au BREANNA ALLARS http://breannnnnnashistoryblog.blogspot.com.au

primary school from the head of primary I can’t believe a whole semester has gone in 2013. They say as you get older time seems to travel faster and I can vouch for that! I hope you all had a pleasant evening reading your child’s report last night. I was thinking this morning about when we started to plan for these reports and it was over a term ago. I must acknowledge the great work Mr Booth has done to get them all sent off in one afternoon, and only one bounce back out of almost 500 reports! The next two terms we will be planning how to send you all an e-portfolio of your child’s work, a nice early Christmas present. I encourage you all to feedback on the reports using the link provided on the first page. Today is the Branson Centre opening and it so long awaited. We are lucky that our founding principal, Mr Victor Branson, is in attendance. I hope you get to see some of the proceedings on local TV tonight. We will certainly make use of the Centre over the years, and laugh at the rain instead of cancelling another assembly. Thank you to all the parents who have been contacting me to discuss their children. I am always keen to hear of any worries…or successes. Our teachers are of course you first port of call, and then the Junior and Senior Coordinators share that role as well. But I welcome any conversations we may have together. Please have a good holiday with your children if you are lucky enough to have some time off. It is only such a short time that you have them on loan until they are off making their own lives. I am sure many of our children with have a great time at Vacation Care as well. See you next term. Karin Lisle Assistant Principal (Head of Primary)

grade of the week - year 5 The lighthouse of horror It was the seven o’clock in my house in Colorado. My friend Bob was sleeping over at my house. We were in the middle of a really great movie and then Bob said, ”I need to take a piddle. Can you pause the movie?” “All right, but make it quick.” A couple of minutes passed and then Bob came back and said, “There’s this giant light in the distance. I could see it through the toilet window.” “It’s probably just the old lighthouse,” I said. “Let’s get back to the movie.”

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“That was a great movie. Do you have any others?” “ Nah, let’s have a walk outside.” We went and got our jumpers and I told my mummy. She said, “Be careful! Don’t be stupid and be back by ten.” With that she turned over and went back to sleep. I went to my room and got my torch and gloves and my pellet pistol – just in case. Bob and I walked out of the house in a hurry. “We should go and investigate that light,” said Bob. “Whatever,” I huffed. We walked for about ten minutes talking and joking around until we reached the old lighthouse. “Holy guacamole,” cursed Bob. “What is that thing?” We both saw a massive man eating space alien. “Please tell me this is a dream!” I said. “Sorry but it’s real life, mate,” said Bob. The monster had an army of slaves as big as Hitler had had and they were building an aircraft. It saw Bob and I and ran towards us at incredible speed! I had seconds until it would pounce on me and I had to think fast or Bob and I would be its new recruits. Then I remembered my pellet pistol. “BANG!” “SMACK!” “WHACK!” Bob and I killed the space alien. Jonah Bedford 5D 5S have been learning to use figurative language in their narrative writing to capture the reader’s attention. Here are some similes written by students in 5S: The snow fell so lightly like a sneaky cat prancing around on the roof top. Grace Twentyman The night sky was darker than the blackest tar. Alexis Gunther Bombs dropped like rain from the sky. Jessie Woodward The scent of foul food and abandoned treasures filled the man’s nostrils with a smell like out of date milk. Blake Ireland

5D Tidal waves Based on our ‘Disasters’ unit

As his wrinkly fingertips softly touched the mysterious, unknown object, it cracked open like a baby chick emerging from its shell. Isabelle Watson In Year 5 we have been reading picture books and learning about different techniques authors use in creative writing. We are now using figurative language in our Narrative orientations to engage our audience. Yesterday, the ocean was bluer than the blue sky and the clouds were as white and fluffy as sheep fleece. It was a calm day but as soon as nightfall came upon us, we noticed the blue moon. The tide picked up and the clouds roared like a lion. The ocean’s rage had picked up. Angus Longworth-Browne Continuously, clouds made evil sounds and began the war. It sounded as if bombs were dropped by the lightning, but thunder argued and kept rumbling. It was a never ending war. Lucia Verguizas The clouds were the colour of mould as the storm rolled in. All of a sudden, one mighty boom and the rain bucketed down. Joshua Place The wind rustled in the air. The only sounds were cicadas chirping and the soft wind. It was as dark as liquorice. The kid called Frederick was silently tiptoeing across the pavement like a mouse. A bush moved…. Sam Cawood Mrs Meowser the third lives in a palace and is helpless unless her guards are there. She is bored, greedy and self centred…Mrs Meowser the third thinks that boys Mtichell Hodges and Alex Hill 5P with are redundant, so everyone in her palace is a girl. their tsunami inspired artworks James Tune

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Sophie Happe-Campbell and Jessie Woodward (5S) Science presentation on their chosen natural disaster, Floods

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Musical Notes

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Australian Girls’ Choir Visit The Australian Girls’ Choir is touring our region at the beginning of Term 3 2013. This outstanding vocal group will be arriving in Coffs Harbour late afternoon on Sunday 14 July and departing for Newcastle on the morning of Wednesday 17 July. FAMILIES BILLETING PLEASE ARRIVE AT BDC SUNDAY 14 JULY AT 6.45pm TO MEET THEIR BILLETS

Support Earn & Learn 2013! Thank you to all who participated in this year’s program. The program finished on 9 June and we have until mid July to get all the stickers done. We will start the tally and advise you as soon as possible of the total of your generosity and the equipment we will be able to purchase for your children. Thanks again!

String Soiree The Music Faculty presented a String Soiree last night in Music Room 1. The musical standard was very high and I was impressed by the work and preparation that has gone in to the pieces played by our students. This was a great dress rehearsal for the students who have upcoming A.M.E.B. examinations and an opportunity to see our students in performance. My thanks go to Alice Jamison for her terrific piano accompaniment. Guests at that Soiree will have noticed the Grand Piano that has been generously loaned to the College by Renate Turrini, while she is overseas. Thank you Renate. The Grand Piano made such a difference.

Venue: Branson Centre BDC Date: 16 July 2013 Time: 5:30pm

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Timpani Drums I couldn’t let the Term close without an update on the Timpani. They have been manufactured and have now left Holland and are on a ship heading for Australia. I expect them to be in the Faculty by the first week of Term 3. The Timpani will be a wonderful addition to our Ensemble program and for our percussion tuition. I would like to thank our friends of music and many generous donors and the College for making this purchase possible.

Assembly performances Thank you to Hamish Stuart for his wonderful performance at assembly this week.

A Term concludes I wanted to say a very warm thank you to our very dedicated music staff. We have managed to put a lot into a very short term, which was bookended by Anzac Day and Foundation Day. The Coffs Harbour Eisteddfods seem a long time past. Incidentally, a full report will appear early in Term 3. There were many success stories at this year’s Coffs Eisteddfod. The music at Foundation Day was exceptional. It is a pleasure working with so many enthusiastic young men and women who enjoy their music to such a degree. Have a much-earned rest. We will need all our energy when Term 3 begins. Dale Condon Head of Music K-12

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I need to make a correction to last week’s sport newsletter, regarding the 11 Yrs Boys division Age Champion. We actually had joint Age Champions for the 11 Yrs Boys: Tom Sweeney and Zane Misios. My apologies to Zane and his family for this error!

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Secondary Athletics

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AGE CHAMPIONS AND RUNNERS UP ATHLETICS 2013

Boys

12 Yrs Champion: 12 Yrs R/Up:

Tyler Davenport-Rassouli Ben Payne

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Girls Chloe Davis Mia Fisher

13 Yrs Champion: Joel White (Equal ) Max Harris (Equal) 13 Yrs R/Up: -

Molly Phillips

14 Yrs Champion: 14 Yrs R/Up:

Mason Drew Mitchell Brewster

Emily Girard Danielle McMahon

15 Yrs Champion: 15 Yrs R/Up:

Jordan McRae Jack Conlan

Naomi Howe Alexis Warncken

16 Yrs Champion: 16 Yrs R/Up:

Toby McCann Luke Corlis

Anneliese Schoeffel-Weber Kate Lowe

17 Yrs Champion: 17 Yrs R/Up:

Noah Bedford Je Jacobs

Emily Malouf Alex Wulff

18 Yrs Champion: Joshua Lean (Equal) Fraser Tankel (Equal) 18 Yrs R/Up: -

Grace Farlow

Ashley Van Den Boogaard Emily Robertson

Record Breakers Isabella Corlis: 12 Yrs Girls; 100m; 14:95s Mia Fisher: 12 Yrs Girls; Long Jump – 3.75m; 400m – 1.22:06 Chloe Davis: 12 Yrs Girls High Jump – 1.20m (Equal Record) Kelly McLean: 12 Yrs Boys High Jump – 1.25m Tyler Davenport-Rassouli: 12 Yrs Boys; 400m –1.13:50; 200m - 29:49;100m 13.98 Molly Phillips: 13 Yrs Girls – 100m 13:72 Charlotte Bennett-Hill: 13 Yrs Long Jump – 4.11m; High Jump – 1.48m Emily Girard: 14 Yrs Girls 100m – 13:54s Record Breakers cont’d: Bridgette Ward: 14 Yrs Girls Javelin – 26.62m Eli White: 16 Yrs Boys Shot Put – 11.77m Toby McCann 16 Yrs Boys 400m – 53:67s; 200m – 24:67s; 100m – 12:03 Mac Nebo: 17 Yrs Boys 100m – 11:84s Jennifer Taffs: 18 Yrs Girls Discus – 22.43m Will Ashley: 18 Yrs Boys Discus – 30:22m Fraser Tankell: 18 Yrs Boys 400m – 1.06:33s ; 200m – 25:70m Emily Parkes: 18 Yrs Girls Javelin – 26:21s Joshua Lean: 18 Yrs Boys 100m – 12.24s ; Long Jump 4.73m (Equal Record) Ashley Van Den Boogaard: 18 Yrs Girls Long Jump – 4.42m ; 400m – 1.06:58s ; 200m – 28:53s ; 100m – 13:36s Kalina Bennett: Snr Girls 800m – 2.36:03s Junior Girls Relay: Murray – 59:78s Intermediate Boys Relay: Kngwarreye – 51:09s

Football Last week we played the third round of both the Open Girls and Boys CIS Cup, with the girls playing against Summerland at home, and the boys travelling to Armidale to play against TAS. The girls dominated their match from the beginning and totally out-classed their opponents with some great passing and sweeping moves up field to eventually win 9-1. The boys played a tough and incredibly tight game of football against TAS and went behind early in the game. They fought back to equalise and were well into the match until a dubious penalty decision was given late in the second half. To their credit and with a number of injuries and no substitutes, the boys equalised and took the game into extra time, but they couldn’t hold out and TAS eventually scored another goal late in extra time to win 3-2. The Girls now play in the CIS Cup quarter finals in Sydney in the first week of term 3.

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trinity Grammar Northern Tour Our senior primary football team took on the might of Trinity Grammar on Wednesday, in what was an extremely exciting and entertaining match. Trinity are a team of extremely talented players who play together and train together each week. They are also used to winning by big margins, even in Sydney, so to see our boys play so well against them was really impressive. Although we ended up losing 5-1, the score was definitely not a reflection of the game and we had a number of other chances to make the outcome much closer than that! Congratulations to all the boys for playing so well, and in particular Ruben Mouton for scoring a cracking goal, and Darcey Newell for an outstanding game in goals.

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Russ & Steve are on a charity challenge. They are not going to simply grow a moustache or go hungry for 40 hours, they are going to do something momentous. These two adventurers are going climb the| highest 21toJune 2013peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. Russ & Steve want to dedicate this effort to help realise the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions. But rather than rattle a can they want to make this a fundraising experience.

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Join Russ, Steve and few of their mates at any of these events to share the power of a wish. We played our Rugby match on Thursday against Trinity, andBREAKFAST played for“Mates the newly Branson Shield. Our boys on thenamed Journey Victor of Lifetime” - Darren Wise (Wisey), Shaneplayed Popher a fantastic game of running rugby with some incredible performances everyadventurers player. It was impossible toshare picktheir outsuccesses, anyone as a (Poff ) & Neillfrom Johanson, and philanthropists, player of the match with so many great performances. Zane Misios, Caleb Tom Winchester and Jacob Oxley challenges andWilliams-Lee, what they learnt Zac whileHart, attempting to conquer “The 7 Summits” . know:BDC Fridayplayer 19th July - 7am Thethe Branson Bishop Druitt College. to name a few, all played with great spirit and determination, asStuff didtoevery who ran@on field.Centre, The boys had a convincing Adults $35 and Senior Students $25 Includes hearty brekky. win in the end 37-10, and we were extremely lucky to have the Victor Branson Shield awarded byathe man himself, who came up for the opening of the Branson Centre. Jim Webber Sports Administrator K-12

MOVIES “Make-A-Wish at the Movies” - Despicable Me 2 - starring Steve Carell as Gru. He’s back with more outrageous characters including the minions and the girls. Wait until this event to see the movie and enjoy fun family night out. Stuff to know: Friday 19th July - 6.30pm @ Birch Caroll Coyle Cinema, Coffs Harbour Adults $25 and Kids (to 16) $12.50 Includes canapes plus activities for the little ones.

college community important dates and events 22-29 June 10-13 June 15 July 17 July

AFRICAN PARTY “Kili Kocktail Party” - enjoy an African themed Cocktail Party with Tribal Drumming, dancing and some special mates. Get a crew together and have a great night out. Tex & Bundy, Auctions, Photo Booth and much more Stuff to know: Saturday 20th July - 6.30pm @ The Marquee, Pacific Bay Resort. Adults $75 Includes Canapes, African hot box meal and entertainment.

BDC Ski Trip Australian Philosothon Term 3 Commences GOLF “Playing a Round for Make-A-Wish” - 18 holes at the picturesque Bonville Year 7-9 Parent-Teacher-Student Night

Golf Course. Bring your clubs and a sense of humour. Lots of prizes, auctions and fun. Westpac Rescue Flight Simulator, Harley Davidson Experience and much more. Stuff to know: Sunday 21st July - 11am for 11.45am Shotgun Start. $120 Includes golf, cart, drinks, Russ Holland andAdults Steve Forkin INVITE you to...BBQ brekky and canapes at the presentation.

Make-A-Wish THIS Weekend

Book your tickets at www.kili2013.fikket.com More Info at www.facebook.com/makeawishthisweekend 19th - 21st July 2013 or call 0407 524 752

Russ College & Steve are on a charity challenge. TheyForkin are notare going tocharity simply grow a moustache or go hungry for 40 Russ Holland (BDC Council member) and Steve on a challenge. They are hours,grow they are going to do or something momentous. Thesethey two adventurers aredo going to climb the highest peak not going to simply a moustache go hungry for 40 hours, are going to something in Africa, Kilimanjaro. Russ &toSteve dedicate thisineffort to help realise the wishes of children with momentous. These two Mount adventurers are going climbwant the to highest peak Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. life threatening medical conditions. Butrealise rather than rattle a can they wantwith to make this a fundraising experience. Russ & Steve want to dedicate this effort to help the wishes of children life threatening medical conditions. ButRuss, rather thanand rattle a can theymates want to a fundraising Join Steve few of their atmake any ofthis these events to experience. share the power of a wish.

Bishop Druitt College encourages our community to get behind their “Mates on the Journey of a BREAKFAST “Mates on the Journey of Lifetime” - Darren Wise (Wisey), Shane Popher Lifetime” and Make-A-Wish at the Movies” activities: (Poff ) & Neill Johanson, adventurers and philanthropists, share their successes, challenges and what they learnt while attempting to conquer “The 7 Summits”. BREAKFAST MOVIES Stuff to know: Friday 19th July - 7am @ The Branson Centre, Bishop Druitt College. “Mates on the Journey of Lifetime” “Make-A-Wish at the Movies” Adults $35 and Senior Students $25 Includes a hearty brekky.

Darren Wise (Wisey), Shane Popher (Poff) & Neill Johanson, Despicable Me 2 - starring Steve Carell as Gru. He’s back adventurers and philanthropists, share their successes, with more outrageous characters including the minions and MOVIES the Movies” - Despicable Me 2 - starring Steve Carell asthis Gru.event to see the movie and enjoy fun challenges and what“Make-A-Wish they learnt atwhile attempting to the girls. Wait until He’s back with more outrageous characters including the minions and the girls. conquer “The 7 Summits”. family night out. WaitIncludes until thisa event see the movie and enjoy fun family night out. heartytobrekky. Friday 19th July - 6.30pm Stuff to know: Friday 19th July - 6.30pm @ Birch Caroll Coyle Cinema, Coffs Harbour Friday 19thKids July(to- 7am Adults $25 and 16) $12.50 Includes canapes plus activities for the little ones.Coyle Cinema, Coffs Harbour Birch Caroll The Branson Centre, Bishop Druitt College Adults $25 and Kids (up to 16) $12.50 Adults $35 and Senior Students $25 Includes canapes plus activities for the little ones AFRICAN PARTY “Kili Kocktail Party” - enjoy an African themed Cocktail Party with Tickets can be booked at kili2013.fikket.com TicketsGet canabe booked at kili2013.fikket.com Tribal Drumming, dancing and some special mates. crew together and have a great night out. Tex & Bundy, Auctions, Photo Booth and much more Stuff to know: Saturday 20th July - 6.30pm @ The Marquee, Pacific Bay Resort. Adults $75 Includes Canapes, African hot box meal and entertainment.

GOLF “Playing a Round for Make-A-Wish” - 18 holes at the picturesque Bonville Golf Course. Bring your clubs and a sense of humour. Lots of prizes, auctions and fun. Westpac Rescue Flight Simulator, Harley Davidson Experience and much more. Stuff to know: Sunday 21st July - 11am for 11.45am Shotgun Start. Adults $120 Includes golf, cart, drinks, BBQ brekky and canapes at the presentation.

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