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Marist College Ashgrove | College Newsletter 2010

Junior School News

(5) If any further information is needed, or you are unable to attend, please email Philip Oostenbroek on: (6) The boys are required to walk in closed shoes and should have a hat and water bottle.

Queensland youth Music Awards! We received some very exciting news last week! Marist Voices have made it through to the finals of the Queensland Youth Music Awards, which will be held on Thursday 27 May, 2010. What makes this news so exciting is that this is the very first time that the Marist Voices have participated in this competition. Congratulations to all the boys in Marist Voices and Mrs Laura Kavanagh, their choir teacher.

Brisbane Independent Schools (BIS) Competition on Tuesday 4 May. The first round of the BIS Competition was held at St Laurence’s College and, once again, our boys did very well indeed. These are the results: Debating: The topic was: “That homework should be abolished.” Team 1: Affirmative and won their debate. Speaker of the night was Izaac Ellings (Year 7 Blue) Team 2: Negative and won their debate. Speaker of the night was Henry Crimmins. (Year 7 Green) Thank you to Mrs Lemon and Mr McKeown who coached the two Debating teams. Public Speaking: All the boys did very well indeed and the two Speakers of the Night were: Gianluca Anzalone (Year 6 Red) and Patrick Lewis (Year 6 Blue) Thank you to Mrs Carson who coached the Public Speakers. Chess: Thank you to the boys who represented the College in Chess. Our boys all played very well.

Important dates to remember from Thursday 13 May to Thursday 27 May: Tuesday 18 May: BIS at Anglican Church Grammar School, beginning at 7.00pm. The boys representing the College in Chess will be: Tavish Healy; Henry Smith; Michael Fairbairn; Bailey Ainsworth; Andrew Mather; Liam Hegarty; David Lake; Harrison Bowles; Adrian Mifsud and Seamus Treston.

Thursday 20 May: Junior School Assembly in the Draney Theatre at 1.45pm. Parents are most welcome to attend. PleASe noTe ThIS ChAnge oF DATe.

Friday 21 May: This will be a free dress day for the Junior School only. Boys are requested to have something PINK on their clothes, or wear PINK as we are having a gold coin collection for Breast Cancer.

Monday 24 May: General Meeting for the Parents and Friends’ Association, at 7.00pm, in the Brother Cyprian Pavilion. Parents are welcome to attend.

Wednesday 26 May: Blue and Gold Concert, at 7.00pm, in the Draney Theatre.

Thursday 27 May: Queensland Youth Music Awards, at Aspley State High School. More details will be forwarded closer to the time. My warmest wishes to you all


Marist College Ashgrove Newsletter


Marist College Ashgrove Newsletter