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NEWSLETTER ISSUE 1 I FEBRUARY 2018

FROM THE PRINCIPAL 2018 is off to an exciting start: the Year 8 Woodhouse challenge, WikEd Wednesdays, new Peer Support leaders, new House and Year Level leaders and new staff. Olivia O'Neill with students at the Year 8 Woodhouse Challenge

IN THIS ISSUE Diary Dates............................................2 Congratulations...................................2 Annual General Meeting....................3 2017 Year 12 SACE Results.............4 Think Bright...........................................6 Scandinavian Music Tour.................8 Music News........................................10 Student Exchange.............................12 Visual Art News.................................13 AVSC Championship........................14 Personal Learning Coordinator.....17

Schools are dynamic places ever developing to keep up with world class standards. By contrast, the beginning of every school year brings the comfortable security of renewal and fresh starts. Alongside the clean, blank exercise books and shiny iPads sits our optimism that we can all do better this year. The new 2018 student leadership model already looks like being a success. The student leaders have embraced the concept of ‘the war on waste’ to guide their action teams. With their teachers, they are designing interdisciplinary activities to address both local and global issues around waste. The word, ‘interdisciplinary’ when applied to education means that their subject teachers build discipline (subject) knowledge through developing and using interdisciplinary activities. The interdisciplinary approaches demonstrate how the subject knowledge is evident and useful in our world. In future, this transfer of subject knowledge to other situations will be at the heart of questions in the SACE examinations. Given

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that we can find information anywhere, anytime and just in time, by using the remarkable technologies at our disposal, the test for understanding will be how well we are able to transfer understanding from one situation (or subject) to another. It is wonderful to showcase our high achievers in the 2017 SACE results – they are deserving after their dedicated commitment to their studies. We are very proud of them. The teachers feel affirmed when their students do well – everyone’s hard work is justified. We must not forget the hundreds of other students who made a similar commitment to their studies and achieved a personal best. We are proud of these students, as we are those who lost their way, but made a comeback and showed improvement. In 2018 our teachers will continue to have unconditional positive regard for all our students. All staff will work with parents and students to value every student and their pathway for a successful life.

CURIOSITY I COURAGE I CITIZENSHIP

Students at the Year 8 Woodhouse Challenge

Olivia O'Neill with students at the Instant French Market

I stand by our motto, “Do All Things Well” and I expect our success to be judged against this criterion. I am anticipating that all our community (parents, students, and staff) will embrace our motto in 2018. Olivia O’Neill Principal

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2018 CALENDAR FEBRUARY

19 Year 8 Immunisations 19 Year 8 Music Information Evening 20 School Photo catch-up day 23 International Aquatics Day 23-25 LIFT Dance at Fringe 11.00pm-12.00pm 26 Year 8 Immunisations 26 Year 11 Outdoor Ed Aquatics 27 SIV Parent Information Evening 27 LIFT Dance at Fringe 11.00pm-12.00pm 28 Year 10 OP Aquatics 28 Wik-Ed Wednesday (Capture the flag)

5 4-6 5 5 9 9-13 10-12 11 11 13 30 30-2

MARCH

MAY

2 Leadership and Recognition Assembly 2-4 LIFT Dance at Fringe 5 BSS Annual General Meeting 6.30pm 5 SIV Year 9 and 10 VSA Beach Pairs Comp Glenelg 6 Year 8 Standards Day 6 Principal Tour, 9.00am 7 Year 9 Standards Day 9 Year 8 author visit 9 Year 12 Formal 12 Public Holiday 13 Year 10 Luka Lesson 13-17 Toyodai Sister School Visit 19 SIV in-school trial 21 Harmony Day 23 Sports Day 26 Stage 2 Music Performance Exams 28 Stage 1 Music Performance Exams 28 Wik-Ed Wednesday (Easter Egg Hunt) 29 STUDENT FREE DAY (Staff Training) 30 Good Friday

APRIL

2 Easter Monday 4 Year 6/7 SIM Information Evening 4 Open Week Tours, 9.15am and 2.00pm

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(as at 9th February 2018. Please note that dates are subject to change) Check the school’s website for updates www.brightonss.sa.edu.au

Open Week Tours, 9.15am and 2.00pm Year 12 Outdoor Education Camp SIV Senior Beach Comp at BSS P.A.R.T.Y Program at RAH Governing Council 7.00pm Year 9 Eyre Peninsula Tour LIFT Dance Theatre of the SE White Ribbon Marathon Launch White Ribbon Concert End of Term 1, 1.00pm SIV out of zone trial applications close Year 11 Outdoor Ed Camp

Parent/Student/Teacher Interviews Years 10-12, 3.00pm-8.00pm Principal Tour, 9.00am Year 11 Outdoor Ed Camp SIM auditions close House Assemblies (Buffalo and Cygnet) Generations in Jazz Operation Flinders Year 10 Outdoor Ed Camp SIV Year 7 out of zone trials by appointment Year 8 SIV at Heathfield Parent/Student/Teacher Interviews Years 8 and 9, 3.00pm-8.00pm Year 10 Career Expo SIM Shortlisting Morioko Study Tour SIV Year 12 Aquatics ASA Knockout Athletics Year 10 Outdoor Ed Camp Year 10 Outdoor Pursuits Camp NAPLAN Testing Year 12 SIV Aquatics House Assemblies (Holdfast and Resilience) Year 12 PE Aquatics

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SIV Year 7 out of zone final trial by invitation 23 Year 9 Focus Day 23-24 Year 10 Drama Production 24-25 SIM Auditions 25 Year 10 Focus Day 28 SIV in-school trial

JUNE

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STUDENT FREE DAY (Staff Training) STUDENT FREE DAY (Staff Training) Principal Tour, 9.00am Year 11 Drama Production Year 12 Outdoor Ed Camp Public Holiday Year 11 Outdoor Ed Mountain Bike Excursions 15 Stage 2 Ensemble Performance Exams 18 Stage 1 Music Performance Exams 18 Year 11 Immunisations 18 SIV Year 9 Challenge at Brighton 18-22 Start Smart 19 Year 12 Immunisations 20 Stage 2 Music Performance Exams 19-22 Year 11 Exams 25-27 Year 12 Production Week 26 Showcase 1 27 Year 12 Drama Performance 11.00am and 7.00pm 28 Year 12 Drama Performance 7.00pm 29 Drama Cocktail Party 6.30pm and show 7.30pm 29 SIV Year 10 Knockout at Heathfield

JULY 2-4 3 6

SIV Year 10 South Coast Tour Principal Tour, 9.00am End of Term 2, 1.00pm

CONGRATULATIONS In the December school holidays, John Knott participated in the newly introduced GOLF SA Stableford competitions. It’s first Junior Open event of the 2017/18 Summer was held at Blackwood and The Vines Golf Clubs and the second Junior Open the following week at the Grange Golf Club. John’s impressive performance saw him win both boys events. An incredible feat considering he only took up golf this January. John is a member of the Vines Golf Club.

McKenzie Ween (1101B) has participated in: U17 South Australian Softball Team National Competition January 2018 Blacktown, New South Wales U17s were placed fifth

U19 South Australian Softball Team National Competition January 2018 Blacktown, New South Wales U19s were placed third

Patrick Ween (901H) has recently been successful in securing a position in the Adelaide Waves Charter Baseball Team who will compete at a national level at West Beach, Adelaide in May 2018, when charter teams from all around the country will compete. The winning team then plays in USA in an international competition.


BRIGHTON SECONDARY SCHOOL

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Will be held MONDAY 5th MARCH 2018 6.00pm Welcome / Musical Items / Refreshments 6.30pm Annual General Meeting BRIGHTON THEATRE This is an invitation to attend the Annual General Meeting of Parents of Brighton Secondary School and a call for nominations for the vacancies which will exist for parent representatives on the Governing Council in 2018. We hope many parents will attend the AGM and consider nominating for membership on the Governing Council. The Education Act and the Regulations Under the Education Act establish the membership and functions of a Governing Council. According to its Constitution, the membership of the Brighton Secondary School Governing Council should be: 13 parent members elected by parents at the A.G.M. 1 Friends of Brighton Secondary School Member (Affiliated Committee) 1 Music Parent Support Committee member (Affiliated Committee) 1 Volleyball Parent Committee member (Affiliated Committee) 3 Staff Members 2 students as elected by the 2018 Student Leadership Council 3 co-opted members from the community 1 Principal

If you would like to discuss nominating for Governing Council, you may wish to contact the Principal, Olivia O’Neill on 8375 8200. A letter with this information and a nomination form has been sent home via each student. Please contact the Front Office on 8375 8200 if you would like a nomination form.

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2017 YEAR 12 SACE RESULTS The school community has cause for great celebration of the outstanding 2017 Year 12 results in the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). These results reflect the dedication and professionalism of the teachers to make Brighton the school of choice for all students.

2017 Highest ATAR We congratulate all students who achieved personal bests and in particular Peter Khalil with 99.45.

In total, 31 students achieved an outstanding ATAR of 90 or above: Name

ATAR

Name

ATAR

Peter Khalil

99.45

Serena Duke

93.75

Jacob Drake

99.20

Kitty Otter

93.70

Julia Russell

98.80

Koleh David

93.60

Ashton Milton-Hine

98.45

Anu Batjargal

93.35

Stella Batelaan

98.10

Madeleine Piercy

92.70

Ella Warner

97.85

Tyrone Staben

92.60

Tim Braslavskiy

97.40

Paige Roberts

92.30

Jaya Warner

97.10

Ayesha Hastings

92.15

Lauren Squires

96.50

Rhiannon Aldridge

91.90

Kirk Verano

96.45

Cheyenne Maher

91.90

Deng Zhou

96.30

Max Wittwer-Smith

91.90

Zephyr Williams

95.60

Zarin Tasnem

91.70

Callum Neilson

95.25

Tara Maland

91.40

Rachel Leak

94.60

Seiko Bhungane

90.45

Imogen Renfrey

94.60

Keelia McKone

90.20

Chelsea Chieng

94.05


2017 MERIT RECIPIENTS Name

Peter Khalil

Stella Batelaan

Brooke McGregor

Jesse Stevens

Ryan Oliver

Anu Batjargal

Ashton Milton-Hine

Yiu Long Tam

Ella Warner

Chelsea Chieng

Kitty Otter

Josh Thompson

Merits

Subject

Peter Khalil

3

Research Project B, Mathematical Methods, English as an Additional Language

Ryan Oliver

2

Society and Culture, Research Project B

Ella Warner

2

English, Research Project B

Stella Batelaan

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English as an Additional Language

Anu Batjargal

1

Biology

Chelsea Chieng

1

Business and Enterprise

Brooke McGregor

1

Workplace Practices

Ashton Milton-Hine

1

Research Project B

Kitty Otter

1

Essential English

Jesse Stevens

1

Communication Products

Yiu Long Tam

1

Japanese

Josh Thompson

1

Business and Enterprise

Jaya Warner

1

English

Anna Woodley

1

English

Deng Zhou

1

Mathematical Methods

All students who completed their SACE deserve acknowledgement, as Year 12 requires tenacity to navigate the academic requirements while balancing work, family and friends. 2017 Graduates – we are proud of you and wish you all success in your chosen pathway. Jaya Warner

Anna Woodley

Deng Zhou

Merits are awarded to the best performing students in the state in each subject. Typically the top 2% of A+ students receive a merit.

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THINK BRIGHT Welcome to a new year! Firstly, I would like to introduce the team for 2018. Over the course of the year, I hope you will make yourselves known to your child’s teachers.

Year 8:

Year 9:

Year 10:

Maths: Femia Bakuszowski Science: Sam Moyle English: Deborah Smith History: Jack Egan Geography (S2): Clynton Oakley F1 in schools (S2): Finn Galindo

Maths: Jak Baddams Science: Sam Moyle English: Aimee Shattock History: Phil Smith Challenge-based Project (CBP) (S2): Jack Egan

Maths: Panos Karapetsas Science: Jack Grover English: Catherine Carter History: Phil Smith STEM: Sam Moyle

Consultants: Yasmin Paterson and Barbara Richards

2017 was a very successful year for our Think Bright program with a number of student expos, presentations and the year 10 finishing ceremony, really showcasing the talents of the Think Bright students and emphasising Learner voice. Our Year 9’s participated in a student audit activity (Fielding 2001), evaluating the program. Results demonstrated that the TB students feel strongly that they are advocates for 21st century learning and act as decision makers within the program (Fig 1). Given this data, for 2018, we will focus on developing students as teachers and evaluators through more peer teaching strategies and through encouraging student articulation of their learning which, evolved from the Holdfast partnership’s ‘Talk teams’ research last year.


Similarly, two teams of the Year 8 students participated in the Thinking Carnival at Westlakes working through problems posed by other student groups according to Lee Crockett’s Solution fluencies. Our teams proposed the following questions for their counterparts to work on; How can canteens function more sustainability? and How can we develop a greater sense of community and pride across home groups and school houses? Our students were required to provide context to their questions for other teams and then work through the solution fluencies to find solutions to the problems they had been given. The Year 8 teams represented the school beautifully and had some interesting conversations to solve their challenges. Already for 2018 TB has been busy with the Year 8 acquaintance evening held on Wednesday Week 1, the Year 9s have already participated in the student audit activity and the team have been working hard to develop integrated and innovative units of work for this year. Similarly, the team are busy sharing units of work both within BSS, state, and nationally with the ‘Snowflakes and Spheros’ unit in Year 8 maths being rolled out in Strand 1, Year 10 English’s, ‘1000s Faces of Science’ task presented at the state STEM in December and the upcoming state English conference in May and the Mini worlds project presented at the SA and WA state STEM conferences and published as a multi-touch book, which has been downloaded all over the world. Thus, the whole Think Bright team are very much on the forefront of cutting edge teaching and learning. We are all looking forward to an exciting year for 2018. Dr Sam Moyle Think Bright Manager

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SCANDINAVIAN MUSIC TOUR Last year on the 24th of November, the tour choir and big band embarked on our journey to Scandinavia, touring Sweden, Finland and Norway over two and a half weeks. It was an amazing mix of getting to sightsee and explore these incredible countries and also getting to perform and interact with students who are our musical counterparts on the other side of the world. We were keen to experience the much acclaimed Scandinavian education system for ourselves. After 20 hours of flying, we landed in Stockholm, Sweden, and headed straight to the ABBA museum. Any signs of tiredness quickly disappeared and were replaced with a few interesting renditions of Mamma Mia and Dancing Queen in the karaoke booths. After a bus tour of the city, we flew to Oulu, a city in Northern Finland – finally sighting snow, which sparked major excitement in the group! We then drove to Rovaniemi to begin our Finnish winter experience, where we drove husky and reindeer sleds in the Arctic circle, met the huskies, got driven in a snow mobile through the forest and had many snowball fights. Each of the activities was as surreal as the next. The evening was spent in the middle of the snowy forest, sitting around campfires while sharing stories, toasting marshmallows and drinking hot juice, before heading to our beautiful chalets for the night. The next morning, we cooked our breakfast within the chalet groups – some groups made bacon, egg and cheese rolls while others opted for the microwave pizza option. That day, we visited Santa’s village in Lapland, and Santa himself, which was straight out of a fairy tale. We had a surprise trip to the ice hockey that night which was an incredibly unique and exciting experience.

Our first school interaction was with the Oulu high school, a music school comprised of only 300 music students. Our big band and their big band combined to create two mixed bands, while we also had a combined choir made up of Australian and Finnish students. We faced our first challenge of having to quickly learn music in Finnish. The Finnish students would help us with our pronunciation and vice versa, and then we all bonded over lunch in their cafeteria which was a novelty for us. It was amazing how quickly and easily we were able to interact with the other students, who were all extremely friendly and welcoming. They were keen to learn about Australia, as we were about Finland. Our similarities were many, despite living on opposite ends of the world. The following day we performed with the students to the rest of their school, to an energetic, receptive audience. We then gathered on stage for a photo and to exchange gifts, and their principal noted how incredible it is that our schools are on opposite ends of the world, yet we do the exact same thing and can come together and make music. It was such a memorable day and we each felt a really special connection with the school. Our school interactions continued throughout Kuopio, Espoo, Helsinki, Oslo and Lillestrøm – Brighton’s sister school. Each of our audiences were as positive and responsive as the next – we even taught the Finnish students the Nutbush.


In Helsinki, we explored the city with our tour guides, visiting the rock church and the Sibelius Music Institute. That evening, we performed two items in the Finnish Independence day celebrations, ‘O Nata Lux’, and ‘Finlandia’ in collaboration with the Finnish students. It was an honour to be a part of the independence day concert, and our performance did us and Brighton proud. Our final day in Finland was spent performing at a primary school, then visiting the Fazer chocolate factory, where we had a tour and explored the many interactive activities. We were set free on a chocolate tree that was filled with mini samples of the different chocolates. We then said goodbye to Finland and flew to Oslo, Norway, where we visited the Holmenkollen Olympic ski jump and museum - the highest point in Oslo, where we had yet another snowball fight. The Christmas market was beautiful to look at, and gave us a whole new Christmas experience to what we have in Australia. That evening, we performed in collaboration with the Lillestrøm school’s choir in their Christmas concert, singing ‘O Holy Night’ and two Norwegian Christmas carols. The next day – and the final full day of our tour – we returned to the Lillestrøm school for our final performance. We had a small audience of the school’s music students but this made the performance even more fun and comfortable. The big band played their entire set, followed by the choir with four of our most upbeat songs, making for a very memorable final concert. After the performance, we said goodbye to our new friends in Lillestrøm, gifting them koala key rings as a memento. After visiting the Vigeland sculpture park and Viking museum, we had our final dinner on tour which was delicious pizza brought straight out of the oven.

As a thank you to the chef and waiters we sang ‘Land Down Under’. We then walked back to the hotel for our ‘end of tour celebration’. The next day we began our long journey home before arriving in Adelaide in the evening of the 10th of December. It was an incredible tour, and we accomplished more then we ever thought possible. These music tours are invaluable, leaving us with many new friends from both within our choir, but also across the world, as well as experiences that are once in a lifetime, made even more special when surrounded by a group of dedicated, enthusiastic, fun people. Getting to workshop, perform and connect with students in other countries is very special, and gives us a chance to see how music can bring us together despite living on opposite ends of the earth, as well as helping us grow in confidence and as musicians. Emma Richardson Year 12 Student

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MUSIC NEWS We commenced 2018 in the usual fashion with our performance at the SACE Merit Ceremony by the 2017 Tour Choir and Big Band in 35 degree temperatures – a far cry from our sub-zero performances in Scandinavia! This is a Generations in Jazz year for us and we will endeavour to build on the momentum and inspiration gained from our recent international tour. We welcome back Emma Borgas, returning after maternity leave. Following the retirements of Rosemary Stimson and Roland Dankbaar, we welcome Renae Stavely, oboe teacher and director of the recently formed woodwind quintet and Old Scholar Tom Helps as our new violin and viola teacher and director of Sinfonia. Another Old Scholar, Rhys Williams will work with Year 9 and 10 students utilising a range of music technology as well as running a Sonic Arts Club on Thursday lunchtimes. Our 2018 Music Captains are Lauren Owens and Alex Witty while the Vice-captains are Lizzie Hartley and Yoni Rex-McGirr. New families to Brighton can meet these leaders and other Year 12 music students at our Year 8 Parent Information Evening on Monday 19th February. The Year 12s will run a barbeque and games for the new Year 8 music students at 5.00pm followed by an information session from 6.30 to 7.30pm in the Concert Hall. Andrew Barratt Head of Music


AMEB Exam Results Congratulations to the following students for their recent outstanding results in AMEB exams: Isabelle Mason

A (Grade 5 Clarinet)

Bronte Fitzgibbons

A+ (Grade 5 Piano)

Lost and Found Orchestra The Lost and Found Orchestra, from the creators of Stomp, are a group of 23 percussionists from the UK who create rhythm with everyday objects. They transform those everyday objects into a plethora of invented instruments. This year, the Adelaide Festival is bringing the highly-acclaimed show to Adelaide and local musicians were given the opportunity to perform alongside the orchestra. Fellow music student Ben Coleman (Year 9) and I have been attending rehearsals twice a week as a part of the brass section in the orchestra. We will be performing at Elder Park on the 3rd and 4th of March at 8.30pm. Tickets are available through the Adelaide Festival website. Alevia Evci Year 12 Student

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ROTARY INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE Seven students from around South Australia have just begun a 12 month Rotary International Student Exchange in Europe. Two of these students are from Brighton Secondary School – Jessye Campbell (France) and Shannon Denneny (Germany). Jessye will spend her year in La Roche-sur-Yon in western France, a holiday area near the coast. Her first host family is large, with seven children already! But they live in a large country house and have even bought a tandem bicycle, so Jessye is already getting some exercise, except perhaps when it’s snowing! She is attending Lycée St François d’Assise (Years 10-12 only). They work hard for the Baccalaureate (SACE equivalent) – French schools start at 8.00am and often don’t finish lessons till 5.30 pm! The school has never had a blind student before, so the students have been very interested to see how Jessye gets around and does all her work. They had already tried finding their own way around the school wearing blindfolds to locate the hazards! She has joined the band on trombone - thanks Mr Winnall! Jessye is also really enjoying meeting international exchange students from many other countries as Rotary regularly brings them all together.


VISUAL ART NEWS Congratulations to Kate Paris Visual Arts 2017 whose work 'Eye of The Imagination' was selected for the annual Year 12, 2018 SACE Show exhibition. This exhibition displays the most outstanding final products from South Australian Visual Arts and Design students. Special congratulations also to Mikayla Stewart, Visual Design in 2016. Mikayla's work was selected as the poster for the upcoming SACE exhibition.

Brighton Sculpture Festival 2018 Congratulations to the Year 9 and 10 students who exhibited their small scale sculptures in the recent sculptural festival in Brighton. This is always an exciting time for our community and the sculpture festival attracts many local, interstate and international visitors. In 2017, Ms Kinge explored experimental and traditional sculptural forms with the middle school art students. The works displayed in the exhibition were selected from amongst this work. Students participating included Jesse Smith, Cheyenne GordonClark, Lana Igosheva, Lola Rees, Ella Bridge and Haoran (Leo) Hao. These students worked in figurative and imaginative themes using a variety of found and traditional materials, exploring current themes and artists. Yasmin Paterson Visual and Performing Arts

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AUSTRALIAN VOLLEYBALL SCHOOLS CUP CHAMPIONSHIPS Australian Volleyball Schools Cup Championships were held in Melbourne from Saturday 2nd December till Saturday 9th December 2017. Brighton won 2017 Overall Australian Champion Volleyball School as well as the 2017 Girls Champion School. 24 teams were entered and after five days of competition we achieved six Gold, five Silver and one Bronze medal. Congratulations to Sue Rodger who was presented with her 30 Years of Participation in AVSC award at the opening ceremony.


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PERSONAL LEARNING COORDINATOR My name is Hayley Reid and I’m the Personal Learning Coordinator at Brighton Secondary School. Some of my roles at the school are to coordinate and manage students who are undertaking VET (Vocational Education and Training) courses as part of their schooling eg Carpentry, Plumbing, Hairdressing, Fitness and Childcare. I also oversee the Year 10 Personal Learning Program (PLP), give career advice to students and coordinate opportunities for them to develop work ready skills through varied school community programs. I’m the person to contact as well when students are wanting to organise work experience. Throughout the year you will be seeing many students during home group and outside of school time investigating possible future careers. I will be available to discuss career options throughout the year.

Below are some useful websites for students to further investigate career options. www.myfuture.edu.au www.joboutlook.gov.au www.flinders.edu.au www.adelaide.edu.au www.unisa.edu.au www.tafesa.edu.au www.tradeschoolsforthefuture.sa.edu.au If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me on 8375 8268 or email hayley.reid@brighton.sa.edu.au Hayley Reid Personal Learning Coordinator

THE LIONS SHED The Lions Shed at 6 Tweeddale Avenue, Brighton (see the signs on Brighton Road) is open 10.00am-1.00pm every Thursday and Sunday. It has thousands of books for sale, most for only $1. These books include dictionaries, second language books, teaching and learning resources generally, quality fiction you might want for extended reading, poetry, art books etc, as well as lots of popular fiction. It also sells DVDs, CDs, vinyl, clothes, tools, bric a brac, various electrical goods, furniture – all at very cheap prices. Funds raised are used assist with financial contributions to community projects such as an outboard motor for the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club, a pedal car for Brighton Primary School and ongoing support to Youth Clubs, Seascouts and assistance dogs for hearing impaired persons. Check it out. Contact Ian at 0431 469 425 if you have any questions.

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HOMESTAYS NEEDED FOR STUDY TOUR Ever wondered what it would be like to host an International Student?

From Saturday 12th May to Thursday 24th May Brighton Secondary is hosting Morioka High School. Here is your chance to try a short visit – to see how much you like it, we are sure you will! It is a GREAT experience for the whole family. • • • • • • •

Students will have dedicated English lessons, a variety of other classes with a buddy and go on excursions Students may travel by bus to and from school (or walk) Japanese language not necessary Provide normal Australian meals Shared room acceptable Host one or two students No airport run – pickup and drop off to school.

Great opportunity for local Brighton Students to improve their Japanese language skills

For further information ring – Deb on 83758238 Email: debbie.parsons@brighton.sa.edu.au


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School Community Rewards is now on Keep up to date on all the latest program offers, news and ideas for schools and families facebook.com/school-community-rewards All members of the school community must consider their own circumstances and obtain their own advice before joining School Community Rewards. The school takes no responsibility for any advice or product provided by Credit Union SA Ltd. This information is general in nature and doesn’t take into account your own personal circumstances. It is important for you to consider the terms and conditions before acquiring any of our products or services to help you decide whether they are suitable for you. Conditions and fees apply. Lending criteria apply to all credit products. Products are issued by Credit Union SA Ltd except for insurance where the Credit Union acts as an agent for Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd AFSL 234708. Credit Union SA Ltd ABN 36 087 651 232, AFSL/Australian Credit License 241066, 400 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000.

THE ADELAIDE COBRAS The Adelaide Cobras are looking for Under 13 players – born in 2005 or 2006 to join the club in 2018. We are based at Weigall Oval, Plympton and would like to extend a special offer to Brighton High School students of a discounted rate of $295 for the entire year. So if you would like to develop your soccer skills in a family friendly environment then give club soccer a go! If anyone is interested please call Vice President, Paul Soteriou on 0417 853 310.

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Brighton Secondary School Newsletter February 2018  
Brighton Secondary School Newsletter February 2018