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In chapel this week, we dealt with the last of the NAIDOC inspired themes. This week’s was ‘The Coming of the Light’. It is an annual festival celebrated by Torres Strait Islanders on 1st July. In the context of NAIDOC, we should reasonably have a sense of the Gumbaggnyir people of our local area, but the Torres Strait Islander’s inclusion in our honouring of NAIDOC is less understood. Torres Strait Islanders are indigenous Australians, but, their island homes are distinct from the mainland, and they are genetically and culturally Melanesian. Their different flag and identity symbolises these differences among indigenous Australians. The ‘Coming of the Light’ festival celebrates the arrival of Rev. Samuel MacFarlane in the Torres Strait in 1871, and the subsequent conversion of the Torres Strait Islands to Christianity. We discussed the beauty of these islands, and how for the islanders, the coming of Christianity brought hope as well as giving a unifying set of values to the islanders. This week’s chapel reading from John 8:12, is one of the best-known from the bible. “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” For a chapel reflection to be more than an infomercial from the Principal, I endeavour to contextualise the content in terms of our students’ place in contemporary Australia. I could not discuss the coming of the light to one set of Melanesian islands without challenging our children to consider two other Melanesian islands, Manus and Nauru. Where is the light on those islands? What hope was there for any so unfortunate to be sent there? Their light would only be their God, whatever their religion. I spoke of the long-term nature of the refugee problem in Australia, referring to my own teenage years, when the same hysteria we are hearing during this election campaign surrounded the ‘boat people’ ‘crisis’ that followed the Vietnam War. What is sobering for our young people is that they will inherit this problem from us. Were there an easy answer, there would be no enduring challenge. Our task is to help calibrate their moral compasses, in the hope that they and those of their generation will peel beneath jingoism and sloganeering to fashion just solutions to the problems they will face as future leaders. Congratulations this week to: • Morgan Lewis (10) who participated in the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge. It was a gruelling 100km event from Coffs Jetty through Sawtell and the hills of Bellingen, to return via Sawtell back to the Jetty. Morgan completed the 100km in just over 5 hours and was awarded the youngest participant award. • Zac Freuden (10), who has just returned from representing Australia in the Maccabiah Games in Israel. More news on Zac’s performance in next week’s newsletter. Principal’s App of the week: iMovie Alan Ball Principal

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Have you ever heard the phrase that laughter is the best medicine? Research concludes that laughter is very good therapy for our body, mind and indeed our soul. When was the last time that you had a great big belly laugh and looked around to see if anyone was watching you? I ask this question because occasionally I experience laughter in this form and I often feel so good afterwards. I recently read an article titled “The Healing Power of Laughter” which reported on a group who were called ”Nurses for Laughter” at Oregon Health Sciences University. This group of nurses wore badges that said “Warning: Humour May Be Hazardous to your Illness.” Their message is light hearted but they are delivering a positive message and the philosophy that laughter brings out healing properties. I want to share with you The Wisdom of Solomon on the subject of happiness as revealed in Chapter 17 verse 22 – “Being cheerful keeps you healthy. It is slow death to be gloomy all the time.” Good News Bible. When I think back to my school days I remember that my favourite teachers were always the ones who could make me laugh. I had a Grandmother who would remind me to look for the Blessings in every day, not only when I was feeling a little down. I always remember her positive words of encouragement that helped me to focus on contentment. If you suspect that you might be suffering from laughter deprivation you might like to take a step back, reassess and learn to laugh at yourself, don’t take life too seriously, relax a little as you remember to focus on the blessings/positives in your day. Spending time with children will certainly guarantee a smile on your face and a skip in your step.

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Have clearer life goals and sense of purpose Live healthier Think more optimistically Have more and better quality relationships with others Know and use their strengths Enjoy the moment

If you take the letters underlined it will spell the word CHOOSE, it’s our CHOICE to be positive. But “if we keep on focusing on the past and what we’ve always done we will miss out on the new horizon and we’ll keep on getting what we always got!” Laughter is a natural anti-depressant, Dr Herring, MD from the US said “The diaphragm, thorax, abdomen, heart, lungs and liver are given a massage during a hearty laugh” another colleague Dr Fry of Stanford University says that “laughter stimulates the production of the alertness hormones.” These hormones in turn cause the release of endorphins in the brain. Endorphins foster a sense of relaxation and well being and dull the perception of pain. Here’s a link to the Happiness Institute check it out for the free eNewsletter, happiness tips, quotes and articles on positive psychology research and start laughing, well smiling at least. www.thehappinessinstitute.com LATEST INFO: Parents would you like your teenagers involved in outdoor activities where they can have fun together at camp in the September holidays? Well It’s time to register for Junior High Ichthus Camp for all interested young people in Years 7-9 please follow the link for registration form. Throughout our journey may we grow and reap the good harvest as we too discover Jesus together. Peace Rev Marion Tanfield Chaplain

secondary school from the head of secondary For our Year 8 and 10 students, it is time to make some choices regarding subjects for 2014. Electives for Year 9 include two choices that continue for the next two years (200 hr courses) and one choice for Year 9 only (100 hr course). Year 10 students have the challenge of focussing more intently on future direction and specialisation. It is essential for both year groups to make choices that suit their own needs and capabilities. When choosing subjects, please consider the following: • Choose subjects that are of personal interest • Choose subjects that you will enjoy • Don’t choose subjects just because your friends are doing them • Don’t choose subjects to avoid or even follow a particular teacher • Make informed choices rather than relying on gossip - talk to the teaching staff • Discuss choices with family • For Year 11, avoid choosing subjects because of “scaling” myths Tim Egan Assistant Principal (Head of Secondary)

student environment group The Student Environment Group have been busy lately with a number of projects. Paper recycling continues in every classroom, now including the new classrooms in the Branson Centre. It was very pleasing to hear reports from cleaning staff that they are noticing a reduction in the amount of rubbish to be collected from classrooms, as the majority of paper is now being recycled. Take 3 is a fantastic initiative which encourages beachgoers to respond to a simple message - take 3 pieces of rubbish with you every time you go home from the beach. The students encourage everyone to take this on board as a simple and active means of reducing coastal debris and damage to the marine environment. You can visit the Take 3 website here http://www.take3.org.au The water refill station has been a resounding success. The Environment Group students are thrilled to see so many students and teachers taking advantage of this fantastic resource. Here is a photo of the Environment Group proudly showing off their achievement. Brett Bennett and Rosey Lang Student Environment Group Coordinators

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40 Hour Famine More than 1.9 million people in southern Malawi are in poverty, the malnutrition rate for children under five is 47%. The 40 hour famine this year takes place from 8pm Friday 16 August to 12pm Sunday 18 August. The aim is to go without something that matters to you for 40 hours. By giving up something as simple as food, furniture, technology or talking you are helping to raise community awareness and much needed funds to help fight global hunger. In Malawi the funds raised will be used to help families increase their food supply by things such as new irrigation schemes, farming techniques and the support to raise live stock. By raising a little as $40 you can help feed a family of six for one month. To sign up for 40 hour famine it be done by finding the Year 11 tables set up at recess and lunch over the next week, you can donate online by simply going to the BDC school website and going to the news tab, as well as by cash donations to the people participating. As a school we aim to raise $5000. Lauren Fraser Year 11

Book Sale! The English Faculty is running a book sale during Book Week this year. The proceeds will go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation which supplies much-needed new books to remote and isolated indigenous communities across the country. An example of this is the recent indigenous sports carnival in the central desert where about one hundred children received a free show bag and book to take home. We need your support in the form of donations of books suitable for both primary and secondary students. Books should be in good and clean condition and should be brought to the English Staffroom before Wednesday 21 August. So please check your bookshelves for “pre-loved” books and send them in over the next few weeks. Ian Young English Faculty

Visual Arts Please enjoy these pictures of ceramic works by Year 7 on display at the moment in the exhibition space.

Rebecca Brown Visual Arts Faculty

PDHPE Just a snippet of a few activities going on in the PDHPE Department at the moment. We have Year 7 doing Circus Skills at the PCYC, Year 8 doing Dance and Zumba with Pacific Dance Studios. We also have Year 9 doing Cultural Diversity with activities such as Capoeira, Tai Chi and Body Balance classes. Meanwhile Year 11 PDH are undertaking their First Aid Certification as part of their Senior Course. Never a dull day in the PDHPE Department. Dave Findlay Head of PDHPE

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Two useful websites for BYOTers: Featured in Time Magazine’s ‘50 best sites of 2013’, pixlr.com is the web’s best Photoshop imitation that offers free, powerful image manipulation. The site is very handy for simple tasks like image cropping and resizing to more sophisticated editing operations. There is a choice between three levels of user proficiency from playful to advanced with a helpful support area. Dropbox.com is the ideal online companion for those who enjoy the convenience of cloud-based web applications. Dropbox is a tool for storing files in the cloud that can be picked up from any computer with internet access and shared with other people. The base level of access offers 2GB of storage for free, so images, short videos and large text files are able to be stored, accessed and shared at no cost to the user. Craig Verbruggen ICT Comittee

careers Congratulations to our Year 12 students amidst the challenges of trial exams and deadlines for major works, for getting to the recent post secondary schools options expo at Coffs Harbour. The feedback was brilliant. Thanks again to the organisers and all contributors for giving our rurally located youth this access. Term 3 is the time where our senior students (Years 10, 11 and 12) make important decisions. Decisions about stepping into the next stage of life or making decisions about the best future courses of study are important because they can have long-term consequences. For some tools for great decision making go to: http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_TED.htm#choosing Don’t forget to check on the BDC Careers website http://bdccareers.com Remember to ‘like’ our BDC Careers Facebook’ to get the latest news opportunities and information to come to you. (Note this is a business Facebook site so your privacy is secure) Announcements • I’m seeking students interested in school based hospitality apprenticeships and girls in Year 9 or 10 interested in future trade careers. • Our annual Post Secondary Information Evening at the college on Wednesday 29 August 5.45 - 7.45 pm, organised by Mrs Spry (Director of Curriculum) for Year 12 students and families. • Peter Marshall from SCU will be in the Senior Common Room at lunch on 16 August to assist with Early Entry and scholarship applications. • All students intending to study a TVET subject in 2014 (new or continuing) must see me ASAP. • UAC (University Admission Centre) and some more QTAC complimentary guides are available in the careers lounge. • UAC and QTAC applications will be open in a few days. Students need to have ready their BOS number, UAC pin numbers, sent in mail and codes for courses. • Tertiary Courses with TAFE NSW requires separate enrolment applications (not through UAC); it is best to submit these by the end of October. • In QLD, TAFE providers do contribute to QTAC, (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre); so there is no need lodge separate applications. • All scholarship and early entry applications requiring college endorsements need to be submitted to me by Aug 27. • For Hints and Tips for scholarship applications; Personal Statement Go to http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/docsschols/hints_ and_tips.pdf Robyn Crisp Careers Advisor

primary school from the head of primary We are looking forward to Grandparents’ Day next Thursday and I am sure there will be many people here to support our children. Grandparents are so important in our children’s lives but with so many blended families it is hard to know who belongs to whom. It doesn’t really matter, though, as most parents appreciate the support they can get from family and friends. In our busy lives this is even more important. We welcome not only grandparents next Thursday but anyone who is a carer of your children. Please come directly to the Branson Centre on your arrival, although students will need to meet in their classrooms. Lost property If I sold all the jumpers that are in the lost pretty area, I think I could retire! There are so many articles of clothing left, it might be timely to have a look when you are next at the school rather than rely on your children to do this. I know they should be responsible but there is a lot of money just sitting out there. If you know of any pre-kindergarten students whose parents are thinking of enrolling them at BDC, may I suggest you ask them to make an appointment very soon. Numbers in Kindergarten are growing steadily.

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Happenings Week 6 Tuesday August 13 ICAS Maths 11.00am Primary Library Book WeekVisit Dress-up Mufti Day1.45pm and Donated Year Book Sale from the mayor 6 rooms Wednesday August 14 NCIS Athletics All nd day August BCU Stadium Week 6 -Thursday 22 Thursday August 15 Grandparents Day 9.00am-11.00am Branson Centre Art for Well Being 11.00am Primary Library closefor toGrowth that time of9am year– when Friday August 16 We're getting SEASONS 12pm we celebrate Counselling rooms Children's Book Week our love of1.30pm reading and children’s Jump Ropeand for Heart Oval books. This year's theme is Read across the Universe. P & F Trivia Night 6.00pm Branson Centre I hope to see you all the Trivia next Friday night. Don’t forget a dinner with the 4 Amigos will be one of the raffle prizes. What InatWeek 6 onNight Thursday 22 August the primary students a great reason to attend! will be able to get into the spirit of Book Week by getting Karin Lisle dressed up as a book character or something with a space theme. Assistant Principal (Head of Primary)

We will be asking students to either bring a gold coin or donate a book to Dress-up the BDC Book SaleDay in support of the Indigenous Literacy Fund. Book Week Mufti and Donated Book Sale The Book Sale will run from Wed 21st to Fri 23rd August We’re getting close to that time of year when we celebrate Children’s Book Week and our love of reading and children’s books. This at recess and lunchtime in C1. year’s theme is - Read across the Universe.

In Week 6 on August help, the primary students will be your able to get into the and spirit of Book Week by getting dressed up as a SoThursday with your22parents start looking through bookshelves book charactersee or something with a space theme. We will be asking students to either bring a gold coin or donate a book to the if there is a children’s book or two you would like to donate. BDC Book Sale in support of the Indigenous Literacy Fund. The Book Sale will run from Wed 21st to Fri 23rd August at recess and The books will be priced at either one or two dollars lunchtime in C1.

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FOR PARENTS: In keeping with the Read across the Universe theme, this week might make a great time to nudge your kids towards wider reading. Does your four-year-old only choose truck books from the library? Borrow a different book for yourself that you think he might like, and curl up in a corner chuckling and exclaiming over the “good bits”. Chances are, he’ll want to join in the fun. With older kids, help them find books in a different genre that might appeal, or choose a completely different subject matter or genre for a family read-aloud.

grade of the week - year 1 Year 1 Fairy Tales Cinderella The Fairy God Mother came to Cinderella and helped her to go to the ball. She got her dressed up with her magic. Cinderella danced with the Prince at the ball. When the clock struck Cinderella ran away and dropped her slipper shoe. The Prince found her and they got married. By Cadence Lindsay Little Red Riding Hood Dear Grandma, I am very sorry, I will never do it again. We can be friends. Maybe we can have dinner together. We can Facetime and we can visit. I will let you swim in my pool. Do you want me to take you somewhere? From The Wolf By Ava Cheyney

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The Giant and the Beanstalk Once upon a time there lived Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck. They had a harp and a little hen. One day a giant came. He stole the hen and the harp. So they decided to sell their cow for money. Daisy Duck and Minnie Mouse set off to sell the cow. They hadn’t gone far they met someone. He asked if he could buy it. He said yes but they only got beans. They did not know that they were magic beans. Overnight the beans grew and grew. When they woke up in the morning they saw it. ‘Wow!’ said Daisy Duck, ‘I want to climb it.’ ‘Me too’ said Minnie Mouse. They climbed to the top and saw a very big castle. They knocked on the door. A big lady opened the door. She let them in after a while. ‘Fe Fi Fo Fum! I can smell the blood of an Englishman.’ ‘Quick!’ said the old lady, ‘Hide in the oven.’ The giant’s wife had made him some lunch. When he had finished it called to his wife. ‘Can you get me the harp?’ The harp sang to the giant and soon he was asleep. Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck go the harp. All of a sudden the giant woke up. The giant saw them and chased Minnie Mouse and Daisy down the beanstalk. They put the harp on there lap and slid down the beanstalk with the giant write behind them. When they reached the ground they started to chop down the beanstalk. The giant fell with a crack and that was the end of the giant. The harp was safely home with Minnie and Daisy. By Yasanthi Grootscholten Cinderella In the castle she lived Nice Dirty clothes Everyone went to the ball Revolting sisters Everyone dancing Lovely dress Late at night And they lived happily ever after. By Alex Munro

Musical Notes Congratulations Well done to Jonathan Chan who recently sat the AMEB 8th Grade Classical Guitar exam. Jonathan was awarded an A – Honours. This is a very talented student who deserves congratulations!

Brass Soiree Students of Gergely and Lisa Malyusz performed on the evening Tuesday 6 August. This was a great opportunity for the students to perform and as a rehearsal for their AMEB examinations that that sat for today. Well done and thank-you to Gergely and Lisa for the lovely evening’s music. To the students - good luck for the Brass examinations! Come and see the photographs on display outside the Music Faculty.

AMEB Examinations Students of Mrs. Hazel Buchanan sat for their AMEB Woodwind examination last Saturday, 3rd August 2013. This was a very long day and I was extremely proud of the students’ achievements. Everyone passed their exam and there were some very good results. Well done to everyone! Students of Ms. Louise Ray and Mrs. Sarah Matthews are reminded that the Strings AMEB exams are being held tomorrow commencing at 9:00am in the Music Block on campus. Please be aware of your examination time and arrive at least half and hour early for tuning. Tuning and waiting room are in M2; please make your way to that room quietly, being mindful that exams will already be in progress.

Information letters have gone home to parents Why not become friends of the BDC Symphony Orchestra? From your home screen on Facebook, type in ‘Orchestra at BDC’ in the Search for people, places and things window. This is a closed Facebook group and I am the administrator of this group. Here is a photograph of Mr. Egan in rehearsal with our Orchestra.

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A very special musical event – The Royal Treatment We have been approached by the Coffs Harbour City Orchestra to be their special guest at their Gala Concert on Sunday 25 August, at the Branson Centre. Our Head of Secondary, Mr. Tim Egan is the conductor of the Coffs City Orchestra. In this capacity we would be the feature group and play several of our pieces. Additionally we would combine with our hosts to form a massive Orchestra for a couple of pieces. It is anticipated that the concert would not go beyond 3:30pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 concession and all school age studens are free.

Mozart Magic! Students of Mrs Rebecca Day enjoyed a Night at the Opera on Tuesday 30 July. Mozart’s wonderful opera Don Giovanni was performed in Coffs Harbour and our enthusiastic Year 9 music elective students were there to see and hear it. Thanks Mrs Day.

Super String players This term 3M have commenced string classes as part of the year three string program. They have received their violins and are very excited about their weekly lessons on Thursdays with Ms. Ray. There are also twenty students continuing lessons from first semester. This is a very large group and their lessons have been scheduled on a Tuesday afternoon in two groups in the music department. The students are very enthusiastic and are practicing hard at home during the week. Parent support of this routine is very much appreciated. Below is Mr. Ready’s class working hard in the lesson.

Assembly performances Congratulations to Hamish Stuart (Secondary) and to Harry Ward, Toby Price and the entire Primary Guitar Ensemble for your terrific assembly performances yesterday. Dale Condon Head of Music K-12

college sport Basketball This week’s matches are grading games and these will continue for another week or so. Steve has sent this weeks draw out to all parents. If you don’t happen to have a copy they are located in the “Latest News” section of the Coffs Harbour Basketball Website, at the top left of the page.

NCIS Athletics Any senior students who have not returned a permission note, please see Mr Markham in the sports administration office on Monday. Also, any Year 9 or 10 PASS students who can help with timing and running events, please see Mr Markham or Mr Webber in Sports Administration.

NCIS Tennis Netball Gala Day Any Netball players in Secondary and Primary, please see your coach for a permission form and any Tennis players in Secondary or Primary, please see Mr Webber next week for permission forms.

Sailing Any student interested in sailing for sport for Term 4, please see Mr Webber for a permission note.

upcoming events North Coast Regional Futsal Championships: Port Macquarie Indoor Stadium - 14 Girls and 15 Boys – Monday August 12 - 16 Girls and 19 Boys – Tuesday August 13 NCIS Athletics BCU Stadium: Wednesday August 14, BCU Stadium NCIS Netball and Tennis Gala Day: Wednesday August 28, Grafton Jim Webber Sports Administrator K-12

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important dates and events 12-13 Aug 13 Aug 14 Aug 15 Aug 16 Aug

NNSW Futsal Championships Year 8 Science Fair NCIS Athletics Carnival - BCU Stadium Grandparents’ Day - More info... Year 10 Parent-Teacher-Student Night Primary Jump Rope For Heart P&F Trivia Night - More info...

outdoor education - Kathmandu specials Please note Kathmandu corporate rates only apply during specific dates. These dates will be advertised when applicable. All other times you can join summit club free and receive special deals. Beth Hilton Outdoor Education Coordinator

out of school hours care This week at OSHC, children where having fun outside experimenting with everyday kitchen ingredients. With the help of staff we recreated a fun science experiment “Exploding Bag”. By mixing Bi-Carb and vinegar in a bag the OSHC children started their own chemical reaction, which resulted in the zip lock bag exploding. Later in the week we went upstairs to the playground for a group game of “44 Homes” and down to the Branson Centre to play ball games. Next week is full of fun games and activities developed with the OSHC children. We have dress up corner and Noodle wars back on the program, with the addition of tug-of-war and cricket on the Oval. We will also have a game of Guess What, Mad Waiter, cookie mining and egg and spoon race with a twist. For the art and craft corner we have origami making, chatter boxes, paper planes, crayon art and we will also be reusing old cardboard boxes to see what we can create. For any enquiries please contact Marielos Urrutia on 0266517400 (phone), 0414515606 (mobile) or send an email to oshc@bdc.nsw. edu.au. We look forward to seeing you at OSHC soon. Marielos Urrutia OSHC Coordinator

parents and friends Fathers’ Day Stall – Wednesday 28 August Fathers’ Day is on Sunday, 1 September and the P&F will be holding their very popular Fathers’ Day stall on Wednesday, 28 August. If you would like your child/children to be able to choose a gift for their father, step-dad, guardian or pop, please book your gift(s) on TryBooking, via the College Website before 29 Augustl to avoid running out of gifts on the day. BDC Trivia and Auction Night Dust off your electric guitars, your tinsel wig and your blue suede shoes for a night of rock star trivia at Bishop Druitt College. Join us in the Branson Centre, the vast new school hall and multipurpose centre for a night of fun and brainy challenges. The Rock Star Trivia Night starts at 7pm on Friday 16 August. Come dressed as a rock or pop star for a chance to win a best dressed prize. Tickets are $15 each and you can organise a table of 8 people or email parentsandfriends@bdc.nsw.edu.au to join another table. Please note: This is an 18+ only event as alcohol will be available for purchase on the night. Lic Licence Number: LIQL550021389 To purchase tickets, please visit the College website If you are interested in helping out on the night (bar, door, scoring etc) or donating a prize or item to auction, please email parentsandfriends@bdc.nsw.edu.au with details. Calling for Expressions of Interest! Want to be involved in your child’s schooling? The P&F currently have an email group that is often used to inform parents of upcoming P&F/College events, news, volunteer requests etc. You do not have to be a P&F member to be included, so if you want to help out every once in a while or just want to hear about upcoming events or information please email parentsandfriends@bdc.nsw.edu.au. Contact Us For more information, to view our Constitution or read our latest meeting minutes, click on “Our Community” then “Parents and Friends” on the College Website. We look forward to your support. President: Allan Williams 0408 332 082 akwillo@live.com.au P & F email: parentsandfriends@bdc.nsw.edu.au Next Meeting: 19 August 2013, 2pm - refreshments provided

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