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From The Principal Welcome back from holidays. I trust that you enjoyed having your children at home. I also hope that our Year 12 students were able to fit some productive study time into their days. Their last Term of school has just begun. On Monday, staff were involved in professional development programs in both the Secondary and Primary departments. In Primary, teachers were engaged with work on THRASS (Teaching Handwriting Reading and Spelling Skills). THRASS is an integral part of learning and teaching in the Primary School. This is the third year of THRASS in Primary. Secondary teachers were engaged with a keynote address and workshops given by Andrew Douch, an educational consultant specialising in the use of technology to change the paradigm of teaching and learning. His mantra is ‘you don’t have to be very good with technology to do very good things with technology’. The Australian government’s Digital Education Revolution funding that provided 1:1 computers for all students from Years 9 to 12 is unique in the world. The fact is that unless we are proactive about unlocking the potential of this technology in our schools, we will merely have replaced pens and paper with an expensive alternative. The challenge for all schools and particularly our school is to unlock the potential that is offered by this technology. Our learning and teaching focus is to provide teachers with the skills they need to ‘do very good things with technology’. In order for this to happen, we will need to be comfortable with the answer to the question ‘Who owns the learning?’ That answer is ‘the students’. Moving to that reality will involve giving more responsibility to students to research, communicate, practice and create with technology. This will be an ongoing College conversation, and we will keep the community informed of initiatives we undertake to this end. On Tuesday, we welcomed five students from Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf in Montreal. They will spend a month at BDC and have joined Year 10 classes. Their host brothers and sisters will participate in a reciprocal exchange to Montreal during the month of November. Ms Melissa White, a teacher from Brébeuf will spend the first two weeks in Coffs Harbour with the Canadian students. This marks the beginning of our exchange with a francophone school in Quebec and I look forward to seeing this exchange flourish in the coming years. Congratulations to Bonnie Lester (11), Elora Allman (10), Damian Wagland (10), Ciaran Melrose (10) – Division A, and Alexander Parker (9), Ursula Cooper (9), Stephanie Grey (8), Tom Tuohy (8), Gaelan Parnell (8) and Dominic Jones (8) – Division B, who participated in the Australian Philosothon on the Gold Coast during the holidays. The Junior Team (Division B) won their competition. Dominic Jones (8) scored the highest individual male in the Junior division. He was awarded the ‘Most Promising Philosopher Award” in Y7 -Y9. Well done, all! Alan Ball Principal

Pastoral Care Chaplain’s chat Welcome to Term 3. I look forward to sharing many different adventures as we journey together throughout this term. I am sure that many parents and grandparents will have had a very fulfilling time spending quality time with their children and grandchildren over the three week break. Some may be in need of some quiet time now that the children are back at school. We often read in the scriptures that Jesus went off to be alone. I remember a quote from Mother Theresa that says, “It’s in the stillness that we hear Gods voice!” I would imagine that Jesus retreated to the silence just for that experience of being still and by practising meditation / silence in Gods presence, Jesus becomes renewed and refreshed to continue on in his ministry. One of the messages that I keep on hearing from just about everyone I meet when I greet them and ask “How are you?” is “Oh, I am so busy!” I am sure many of you have said those words - especially with family commitments combined with work commitments we have so much to do, just doing stuff. Jesus’s world was full of doing stuff. Doing justice. Doing acts of love. Doing forgiveness. Doing acts of healing. So it’s no big surprise to anyone that our world is a crazy and hectic place. With all the modern technology, we are only a mobile phone’s ringtone away from whoever might think they need something, when they need it! So whatever the time of day or night it doesn’t even come into their thinking, they just text or call. Whenever I stay at my daughter’s home in Brisbane I am often woken up by the constant sound of texts received on her mobile, even in the middle of the night. It appears that we have become a society of people who need to be available 24/7 for whatever reason. And we make our busyness a badge of honour. “When someone asks “How’s it going “ we say “Pretty crazy! I am pretty busy!” that answer can imply: I am worthwhile because I am busy! But the good news is that each one of us has worth and not because of the busyness that causes imbalance in our lives. Matthew 16 verse 26 reveals to us “For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life? Or what will they give in return for their life?”

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Let’s visit the four parts of the statement of the Gospel of Mark 6: 30-34 Jesus says: Come away It’s not just ‘going away’ but it’s coming away with Jesus. Jesus is the one whose yoke is easy. His burden is light and he is the embodiment of refreshment in the presence of God. We need to get away from the grind of everyday life. We need to come away with Jesus. To a deserted place We need to go where there is nothing. Have any of you been on a retreat? Places that were silent and perhaps desolate even deserted by Wi-Fi, 3G, email, voicemail, Facebook and Twitter? It’s so beneficial for us to recharge our batteries every now and again and to have our spiritual needs met with Jesus. All by yourselves Yes, Jesus really means it and wants us to be with him all by ourselves. And rest a while This doesn’t imply laziness or a permanent state it’s just temporary. It’s for a while. But for that while it’s about rest. If we don’t have time to rest we contribute to the imbalance of our lives. So I encourage you to follow Jesus to that deserted place, all by yourself and rest. For a day here and there, why don’t you just try and put down your phone for a day, don’t update your status, set the away message on your email and don’t even think about checking on it for a while. For in doing so you will be embracing the spiritual practice of rest and become renewed. 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 Welcome back to students, teachers and families for Term 3. I trust that students are returning after an enjoyable break and are ready to settle back into routine (their were a few yawns around the place first thing Tuesday morning!). On Monday 16 July, our Secondary staff spent the day learning about humanising technology with our students and how to automate some aspects of our teaching through technology. So to prove I was listening and learning something myself, I have made a screen cast for you to watch with this week’s information. The link is below and will be available for the next week, so please enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ReNwVlgL9g Reports for Years 7-9 were posted over the holidays in a new format for Term 2. I would appreciate any feedback regarding the reports and the information included. App of the week As you can see, this App is hot off the press. Podcasts is the easiest way to discover, subscribe to and play your favourite podcasts on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Tim Egan Assistant Principal (Head of Secondary)

visual arts The Year 8 Archibald portrait painting competition has been completed. The Visual Arts staff were very impressed with all entries. Thank you to everyone who voted for People’s Choice. The following students were voted the best of 2012 by the Visual Arts staff and our guest judge Mrs Lynn Percival, Year 8 Middle School Co-ordinator. WINNER: Harry O’Dell PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Jarrah Veswhite ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD: Lara Thyssen and Eduardo Bianchino YEAR 8 COORDINATOR’S CHOICE: Danielle Frost

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Year 9 Visual Arts elective students explored the concepts of oil painting by constructing a local landscape using traditional oil painting techniques and media. The final body of works will be revealed this week at an exhibition opening on July 20 at 6pm, in the Bishop Druitt College Gallery Space. This event will allow students to showcase their talents and parents and staff can view the exquisite works produced by the students over the past term. All works will be for sale. Everyone is welcome! This is a great opportunity to procure quality works! Rebecca Brown Visual Arts Faculty

2012 Australian Philosothon Philosothon was a competition held in the Gold Coast during the last holidays. It provides the students an opportunity to discuss interesting relevant philosophical issues with students from other schools. The students are judged on their ability to help the group explore the given topic, and gain greater understanding of the issue and discover different viewpoints. In order to compete at the Australian Philosothon, the school must have won or come second at a State Philosothon. In 2011, BDC was runners-up in the Queensland competition. There was strong competition from some very high profile schools from around Australia. Students were judged and given an individual score for each session. These scores were then used to calculate the winning school in each division. To everyone’s tremendous excitement, the Junior Team came first in their division. An incredible achievement! An individual award, the ‘Most Promising Philosopher’ category, was awarded to Dominic Jones, Year 8. Congratulations to all of the teams for their willingness to be part of the competition and the quality of their discussion contributions. Additionally, they were excellent ambassadors for our school and the study of Philosophy. Sue Paff Gifted and Talented Student Coordinator

primary school from the head of primary WELCOME BACK Welcome to Term 3. I trust the holidays have been a refreshing break and that the students have all had an opportunity to ‘recharge their batteries’ in preparation for what is always a busy and exciting term. Some things to look forward to this term include the Year 2 Swimming program, Year 3 Camp, HICES Music Festival, the Northern Beaches Sport Challenge and the Junior Primary, NCIS and CIS Athletics Carnivals. Planning is also well under way for a new look EYE Festival in Week 10. STAFF NEWS We welcome back Ms Sharon Habgood (6H nee 6OF) and Mrs Rebecca Ireland (2I nee 2B) from Maternity Leave and Mrs Lorraine Jeffs (1J nee 1G) from Long Service Leave. Ms Marlene Evans is on Long Service Leave this term and Miss Natalie Franco will be responsible for the Primary Library. Congratulations to Miss Sarah Scott and Rob Stokes on their recent wedding. Miss Scott will now be known as Mrs Stokes. JUNIOR PRIMARY SPORT Please note that Junior Primary Sport will be held on Monday for Term 3 only. Junior Primary students should wear their sport uniform to school on Mondays. Year 2 students will travel to Coffs Harbour pool for swimming lessons, whilst Kindergarten and Year 1 students will remain at school for Sport. THRASS Primary staff attended a THRASS (Teaching Handwriting, Reading and Spelling Skills) refresher course on Monday. THRASS has now been running in the Primary School for 18 months and this was an import follow up session for staff, who were able to ask questions, review their practice and gain new ideas for their English programs.

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PORTFOLIOS If you have not done so already, please return your child’s Semester 1 portfolio. These will be returned for you to keep at the end of the year. JUNIOR PRIMARY ATHLETICS CARNIVAL The Junior Primary Athletics Carnival was postponed last term due to poor weather. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday 1 August. This fun afternoon will be held on the College ovals. Graeme Naftel Assistant Principal (Head of Primary)

SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB Orders for Book Club Issue 2 will close on Friday 27 July. These may be sent to school and handed to your child’s teacher at any time before that date. (It helps me greatly if orders come in gradually rather than all at once on the day orders close.) Please note the following: • Fill out your child’s full name and class on the order form (also on the envelope); clearly mark all items to be ordered. • If paying by credit card: All orders from the different brochures may be combined in one payment so only one credit card slip needs to be filled out. This also applies to orders for different children in the one family. • If paying by cheque: Orders may also be combined into one payment so only one cheque needs to be written. The same also applies for cash payments. • Cheques must be made out in one of two ways – either to ‘Scholastic Australia’ (no variations on this) or ‘Bishop Druitt College’. Thank you for your support of Book Club. Linda Morgan Book Club Coordinator

grade of the week - Year 3 Term 2 In Term 2 we learned about ‘Diversity’. We learned about different religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. We talked about how people have different celebrations, wear different clothes, have different places of worship, say different prayers and speak different languages. Also we found out that some of the things are a bit the same. • • • • •

We learned about Sita and Rama and Divali. We made Divali lamps out of clay. We listened to the Story of Purim and made our own masks and stick puppets. We designed our own costumes. We made dancing sticks out of bamboo and decorated them with ribbon and coloured string. After that the class created a dance and used the sticks.

We also did NAPLAN. We had to do Maths, Reading, Writing and Spelling. We had to work for 45 minutes. We had to sit and there was no copying from other people’s work. We had a Mufti day. Some of the students looked pretty crazy with their crazy hair. Grace Jones, Rahni Spencer, Ben Tyler, Natalie Giri (3M)

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Issue # 20 20 July | 2012

Uluru

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Uluru is a 300 million year old sand stone range. Uluru is oval shaped, 348 metres high, about 2 kilometres long and 1.5 kilometres wide. What it looks like Uluru can change colour by sunlight shining on it. Uluru is big, red and a little bit orange. If you go right over to Uluru you can see Aboriginal paintings on it. Uluru also has some bumps on it. Location Uluru is in a line with Mount Conner and the Olgas. Uluru is in the desert in Central Australia. The Name In 1872 explorer Ernest Giles changed the name from Uluru to Ayres Rock then it got changed back to Uluru because that is what the Aboriginals called it. Some people call it Ayres Rock and some call it Uluru. Other Interesting Facts Six hundred million years ago, there was a mighty mountain range in what is now Central Australia. Uluru is in Central Australia. West of Uluru the horizon is broken by a clump of thirty-six spectacular domes. Uluru is a rock formation called a monolith. It is sacred to the Aboriginal people because it has their paintings on it.

Ky Taylor (3S) Place of worship watercolour

Conclusion Uluru is a great place to visit. It may not sound like it but it is actually a great place to tour. Maxyn Dorz (3S) The Sea Witch- A Narrative (Draft) A long, long, time ago, there was a girl called Stella who was caring and talented. She loved to swim around the sea. But one day she heard that the Queen had been trapped by the witch. Since the Queen was gone, the witch got her treasure. A couple of days later, Stella started to worry about the Queen and why the ocean was so dirty. Then she asked herself, “If the Queen can’t look after her kingdom, who will?” So Stella went to ask the King. The next morning, when Stella woke up, she went to get her friends. She wanted to do a bit of a clean up around the sea. That afternoon, she went looking for the Queen again. Suddenly, she heard singing, so she followed the singing until… She found the Queen in a cave. Stella took the Queen back to her kingdom. About one week later, the kingdom was back to normal. Well, nearly everything was back to normal. The witch was still a problem because they didn’t know who would be captured next. So they made a trap in the cave so when the witch went in there, she would be trapped forever. The next morning, when the witch went into the cave, the doors slammed shut and she was never seen or heard from again.

Aydin Yumru (3/4R) Landscape showing depth

Olivia Blythe (3/4R)

Musical Notes foundation day music Congratulations to all our musicians for a terrific set of performances on the final day of Term 2. I was very proud of all the ensembles; it was a fantastic way to conclude a busy term. It was great to see a new ensemble, the Barbershop Quartet. We might have started something here!

Symphony Orchestra at BDC Something very special happened on Tuesday at 8:00am…a new musical ensemble was born. The Bishop Druitt College Symphony Orchestra commenced, rather ambitiously, before school on the first day of the term. 26 enthusiastic musicians were in attendance and I can expect another 8 or 9 to join them next week. What a great start to the term with everyone enjoying the experience. If you are new to BDC, or haven’t made yourself known to the music faculty, and you play an Orchestral instrument to AMEB Grade 4 standard, please come over and see Mr. Condon. We will be looking to our Friends of Music to assist with fundraising to purchase some much-needed Percussion equipment for this venture.

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Issue # 20 20 July | 2012

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The HSC music students will be performing their exam pieces at the annual music recital. This is to be held on Thursday 26 July, starting at 6pm in the College Theatre. Students will be graded during these performances and you are most welcome to attend to provide a much-appreciated audience.

Instrumental Music Lessons at BDC The College does not pay most instrumental tutors. They rely on funds generated by the provision of lessons to students as their livelihood. All instrumental lessons are timetabled, in advance, with the assistance of Mrs Egan in the music office. The Term 3 music timetables were posted on the notice boards during the last week of Term 2, to enable students and instrumental teachers to plan accordingly. These timetables are also readily available to all teachers through the College computer network. This week, I have had a number of e-mails from parents informing termination of instrumental music lessons, thank you. Please note that it is important to also inform the tutor personally regarding any decision to discontinue lessons, as a matter of courtesy and to allow them the chance to fill that vacancy from their wait list in a timely manner. I think it is important to remind parents/carers of students who learn an instrument through the College’s tutor network of the following details, printed on page 4 of the Instrumental Music Studies Handbook 2012, particularly point 9. Copies of the Handbook are available from Reception, Primary and Secondary offices and the Music office. 1. Lessons are provided individually and some in a group setting (with exception of piano, drum-kit and voice). Music lessons are timetabled by the Music Office in accordance with the availability of tutors and rooms. The format of lessons can be discussed with Mr Dale Condon (Head of Music K-12). 2. Lessons are 30, 45 and 60 minutes, as determined by the tutor, parent or student. 3. In the event of student illness, tutors are to be notified directly. The tutor will endeavour to make this lesson up but is under no obligation to do so. 4. In the event of tutor illness, the College will endeavour to notify students via the daily notices or, in the case of Primary students, their teachers will be notified via email. A notice will also be placed on the door of the tutor’s room. 5. Tutors must be notified one week in advance if a student will be unable to attend a lesson because of an excursion, exam etc. If notification is given, tutors will endeavour to make this lesson up but are under no obligation to do so. 6. Tutors are not required to make up or refund any lessons missed or forgotten. 7. It is the student’s responsibility to catch up schoolwork missed whilst at a music lesson. 8. Students are expected to study their instrument for the duration of the term. If lessons are terminated before the end of the term, no fees will be refunded. 9. One month’s notice must be given to the Music Tutor and the Music Faculty, either by telephone or in writing, if tuition is to be terminated. 10. Students learning through the Private Music Program are expected to support the College’s musical activities and performances. 11. Students are required to bring their blue music diary to each lesson so the tutor can record homework and communicate with parents. 12. Upon receipt of the enrolment form, the Private Music Tutor will give students their lesson day and time as soon as possible. Dale Condon Head of Music K-12

college sport Athletics Results and age champions 2012 PRIMARY ATHLETICS AGE CHAMPIONS Senior Boys Champion Monte McEntyre Senior Girl Champion Cicely Bennett 11Yr Boy Champion Max Jones 11Yr Girl Champion Claudia Benson Junior Boy Champion Tom Sweeney Junior Girl Champion Chelsea Williams

Senior Boy Runner Up Senior Girl Runner Up 11Yr Boy Runner Up 11Yr Girl Runner Up Junior Boy Runner Up Junior Girl Runner Up

Jack Shannon / Sam O’Donnell Harper Ashton Ruben Mouton Zara Baldwin Michael Spinoglio Brianna Malouf

2012 PRIMARY ATHLETICS HOUSE CHAMPIONS Kngwarreye O’Shane Murray

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2012 SECONDARY ATHLETICS AGE CHAMPIONS 12Yr Girls Champion 12Yr Boys Champion 13Yr Girls Champion 13Yr Boys Champion 14Yr Girls Champion 14Yr Boys Champion 15Yr Girls Champion 15Yr Boys Champion 16Yr Girls Champion 16Yr Boys Champion 17Yr Girls Champion 17Yr Boys Champion 18Yr Girls Champion 18Yr Boys Champion

Amber Bradford Runner Up Keaan Van Venrooij / Luke Place Danielle McMahon Runner Up Sam Parker-Reynolds Runner Up Naomi Howe Runner Up Jordan McRae Runner Up Kate Lowe Runner Up Toby McCann Runner Up Alex Wulff Runner Up Macthony Nebo Runner Up Emily Robertson Runner Up Joshua Lean Runner Up Emma Burgess Runner Up Dusty McLean Runner Up

Morgan Walker Emily Girard Mitchell Brewster Alexis Warncken Jake Ashley Zoe Burgess Eli White Emily Malouf Je Jacobs Ashleigh Van Den Boogaard Wilbur Ashley Sarah Bamford Joseph Ashley

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NCIS regional athletics will be held at BCU Stadium on Tuesday 14 August. Students are asked to check noticeboards for event qualification lists and to pick up permission notes from Mr Webber or Mrs Hilton in the Sport Administration Office.

Cross Country Congratulations to Summer and Chelsea Williams in Years 2 and 4 who competed in the 2km junior dash at the Gold Coast Marathon during the holidays. Summer finished second in her age group and Chelsea finished ninth. Well done girls.

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Vienna Schoeffel recently competed in the NSW All Schools Golf Championships at Wyong, as part of the girls CIS Golf team. Vienna did herself and her school proud finishing in fifth place overall, and helping the CIS Girls team finish in second place. She shot 79 off the stick, which was the third best score on the first day, but her 5th place finish meant she narrowly missed out on State selection. Vienna’s future in golf looks bright and I’m sure a place in the NSW All Schools team is not far away.

SKIING Jack Malouf proudly flew the flag for BDC, as our lone representative at the Northern NSW Interschool Skiing Championships at Thredbo during the holidays. With very little training and no practice on the course he raced, Jack finished a very respectable 30th out of 60 competitors. Well done Jack and hopefully you have inspired others to get a team organised for next year.

SURFING After competing in the North Coast Regional Surfing titles in Term 2, Mitchell Dixon (Yr 9) has been selected to compete in both the NSW Schools Surfing titles and the NSW State Junior Surfing titles. These events have been combined into a week long carnival taking place in Coffs Harbour from July 23 - July 29. Well done Mitch and we wish you luck next week!

RUGBY Friday night rugby commences again on 20 July. There will be two more weeks of competition with semi-finals commencing on Friday 3 August. On a very sad note, our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Jason Hickey who tragically died during the holidays. Jason and his family were heavily involved in Coffs Harbour Junior Rugby with Jason coaching and his three sons all playing. A one minute silence will be observed as a mark of respect at 6pm this Friday night.

Basketball Congratulations to the 7/8 BDC Babes who won 84-14 and the 5/6 BDC Blazers who won 31-9 in their respective finals. Other teams that put in a great effort to reach grand finals were 3/4 BDC Blades, who went down in a tough game, and the 3/4 BDC Billionaires who swapped the lead every few minutes, eventually going down by five points at full time. The next semester of basketball starts Friday 27 July and Saturday 28 July. Please see Mrs Hilton as soon as possible if you would like to join a team. CHBA is introducing a new 3 on 3 competition for Secondary students. It will be played after the normal 5 on 5 competition on Friday nights. You don’t have to be playing 5 on 5 to be part of the new competition. Please see Mrs Hilton for more information. We still need managers/coaches for some Secondary teams. Please contact Mrs Hilton if you can assist. Teams cannot play if they do not have a parent to supervise the team on a Friday night. There are also opportunities in September and December to play representative games in a BDC team. Please see Mrs Hilton for more information. Jim Webber Sports Administrator K-12

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important dates and events 20 July Year 9 ‘Landscapes in Oils’ Art Exhibition - 6pm, College Art Exhibition Space 24 July CIS Girls Football Cup in Sydney 25 July Year 7 & Year 9 Parent / Student / Teacher night 26 July HSC Music Recital 2012 - 6pm, College Theatre 27 July SeenYa’s On Show - 5pm, Visual Displays in the College Art Exhibition Space - 6:15pm, Performances in the College Theatre 30 July HSC Trial Examinations Commence 1 Aug Junior Primary Athletics Carnival Year 8 Parent / Teacher / Student Night Year 9 (2013) Informaiton Evening - 6:30pm

out of school hours care On behalf of OSHC we would like to welcome you back to Term 3 and hope you have enjoyed your holidays. During the holidays OSHC has enjoyed many days both in centre and out on excursions. We had Steve come in and teach us all about reptiles and we were able to touch a baby crocodile and hold a snake. We also went out to Sawtell Cinema and watched Ice Age 4 while enjoying popcorn and a drink. As after school care has begun we ask that all permanent bookings for Term 3 be in by the 24 July. Next week it’s all about experimenting with art, as we will be making collages out of our handprints. We will also be going on a nature hunt for our “Nature Collage”. Later in the week we will be experimenting with white crayons and water paints. To end the week we will be sitting back in the OSHC room and having “Movie Madness Friday” as we watch a movie while enjoying some popcorn and juice. To make a booking for After School Care please notify Mariellos on 6651 7400 or send an email to oshc@bdc.nsw.edu.au, booking forms for term 3 are now available on the OSHC webpage.

parents and friends Timbertown Pie Drive Fundraiser A tasty way to support the College’s fundraising - premium quality, fresh baked pies from The Famous Timbertown Pies are available to order in family or single size. Please return your orders to the Front Office or Accounts Office by Friday 10 August 2012. Payment by cash or cheque (made out to BDC P&F). The order form can be found by following this link. P&F Cookbook For just $25 you can share hundreds of yummy homemade recipes contributed by the BDC community. They are available either through the Accounts office or send in the following order form to the Front Office. P&F Cookbook order form. upcoming events BDC Golf Day – 14th October - Mark it in your diary now! Canteen Volunteers Needed If you have a spare hour or more, especially between 10.30am and 12pm (recess service) or 1pm and 2pm (lunch service) the Canteen Manager, Ben Pike would be greatly appreciative. If you can offer a hand please fill in the form located on the BDC website and return to the College or for further enquiries please email Ben on bpike@bdc.nsw.edu.au Positions Available - Vice President Social and Vice President Fundraising Details available from President Allan Williams. 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 P & F email: parentsandfriends@bdc.nsw.edu.au

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Next Meeting: Monday 20 August, 6.30 to 7.30pm, Senior Common Room, refreshments provided The Bishop Druitt College Parents and Friends Association is an organisation that supports the aims and objectives of the College. It does so through the promotion of fundraising, fellowship, friendship and fun.

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