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“The Truth will set you free”

13th June 2014

Term 2, Week 7

22nd March February

P.O. Box 231, College Drive PORT MACQUARIE 2444 Ph: 02 5525 4100 P.O. Fax: Box 02 5525 2314199 www.sapss.nsw.edu.au College Drive 2013

PORT MACQUARIE 2444 Ascension of the Lord Ph: 02 5525 4100 St. Agnes’ Port Macquarie What’s on Week 9Our Lady of Lourdes Wauchope Fax: 02 5525 4199 Term 1 2013 Saturday Vigil – 6.00pm and Sunday 7.30am Saturday Vigil – 6.00pm www.sapss.nsw.edu.au Sunday – 7.30am, 9.00am & 5.00pm Long Flat – 9.30am 2nd & 4th Sunday “The Truth will set you free” Kendall – 9.00am Mass (1st Saturday month 10.00am Mass Comboyne) Telegraph Point – Thursday Night 6.00pm Beechwood – 9.30am 1st & 3rd Sunday Lake Cathie – Sunday 8.00am Laurieton – Saturday Vigil 5.30pm, Sunday – 7.30am Sunday Mass Times:

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SAPSS Darwin Music Trip to Darwin College Assembly P1 U/16‟s Rugby Coast to Country Cup in Coffs Harbour Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.30pm SAPSS Darwin Music Trip to Darwin Year 8 Retreat with Chris Doyle Curtis Landers Fundraiser BBQ lunch Year 11 Timber Industry Study at Bago Woodworks and Frances Furniture Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-5.00pm SAPSS Darwin Music Trip to Darwin Year 9 Retreat with Chris Doyle U/14‟s Cochrane Cup in Coffs Harbour Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.30pm SAPSS Darwin Music Trip to Darwin Year 9 Newman Industrial Technology Metal Excursion Year 7-10 Debating day at St Columba NSW Junior Chess League at Macksville High School Year 10 Nambus visit Absent Students Catch-up Photos from 12.45pm in Hall Street Retreat in Brisbane Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-5.00pm SAPSS Darwin Music Trip to Darwin Vinnies Out of Uniform Day – Gold Coin donation Year 9/10 All Schools Touch Championships at Wallsend Street Retreat in Brisbane UNSW Rural Medical Students Address in Library at lunchtime Year 7-10 Diocesan Football Gala Day in Coffs Harbour Year 10 Marine Studies Trout Hatchery Excursion to Ebor Year 12 Economic Enterprise Excursion to Cassegrain Winery P5&6 Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.00pm

Diocesan Open North v South Final Boys/Girls Football Year 10 University Presentation in PAC Year 10 Dance Assessment P6&7 Year 12 Successful Transition Night in PAC 7pm Year 11 Senior Soiree in PAC 6pm Year 11 Semester 1 Academic Awards in PAC 8.50am St Clares Taree Horse Sports Day Last Day Term 2 First Day Term 3 – Students return in full winter uniform Athletics Carnival

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COORDINATING PRINCIPAL’S REPORT MANAGING OUR ENERGY To succeed as a student or in a career we need to manage both our time and our energy well. We all know that time management is essential if we are to meet deadlines. Perhaps even more important is learning to manage our energy levels if we are to successfully meet challenges associated with school, work or building relationships. The author Jonathon Doyle suggests the following eight strategies we can use to manage our energy levels: 1. Take brief breaks from study or work at regular intervals. Failure to do so leads to loss of concentration and a decline in effectiveness; 2. Express our appreciation to others frequently. Research shows that this simple strategy restores our emotional and spiritual energy levels; 3. Reduce interruptions by avoiding being distracted by social media, telephone, television and so on. Constant interruptions drain our mental energy; 4. Do things you enjoy. Research shows that taking time out to reward ourselves by doing things we enjoy, gives us a sense of wellbeing and satisfaction; 5. Reduce meal size. Digestion uses lots of energy so to be fit to perform well at study, work or sport we need to have regular, small, well balanced meals; 6. Recognize signs of fatigue. If you are yawning or restless it is time to take a break. This is the advice for driver fatigue, it is also the advice when studying or working; 7. Focus on the positives in your life. If you tell yourself you are likely to fail you probably will. Alternatively, re-frame the situation and focus on what you need to do to succeed; and 8. Each evening take a few minutes to identify a key thing you need to accomplish the next day and then make it your priority the next morning. The ONE THING approach can make a big difference to your ability to cope and manage energy levels. Learning to manage our energy levels as well as our time will give us the capacity to achieve our goals and enjoy the rewards that come with success.

Mr Jim O’Brien Coordinating Principal


PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE UNDERSTANDING SCHOOL FEES and OTHER CHARGES St Agnes‟ Parish operates a model whereby School Tuition Fees are billed and collected centrally by Parish Administration on behalf of the St Agnes‟ Parish Schools. Payments for School Tuition Fees are to be made to Parish Administration. Each family will receive a minimum of 3 statements per year.

Individual schools levy charges for costs associated with your child/ren at their school. The schools issue regular statements. Payments are to be made to the schools for these charges. To ensure you receive your statements and any correspondence relating to your accounts, it is important that your child/ren’s schools AND Parish Administration have up to date contact details, including email address. If you haven’t received statements from Parish Administration or from your child/ren’s schools this year, please contact Parish Administration. If you are having difficulties paying your account at Parish Administration or at your child/ren‟s schools, please advise Parish Administration or the school, so that we may assist you in addressing this issue. Parish Administration is located at 49 Hay Street and can be contacted on 02-6588 7444 or via email at Fees@pac.stagnesparish.org.au COLLEGE ACCOUNTS AND PARISH TUITION FEES I would ask that consideration is proactively given to the following three areas concerning accounts. 

Payment of College Accounts and School Fees Firstly, I would like to thank the many families who make significant sacrifices in prioritising the payment of College Service fees and Parish Tuition fees. This is, without doubt, a strong endorsement of the work we do here at St Joseph‟s Regional College in the formation of our students „to become the best possible people they can be‟.

Student Report Distribution As we approach the conclusion of Term 2 at the College, I would request continued attentiveness to keeping accounts up-to-date. In this respect, I would remind families (as per my letter at the beginning of the term) that the College is not able to distribute reports if accounts are not paid. I am very conscious of avoiding any embarrassing moments for families, and would ask if you are in a situation where you cannot pay an account, then it is imperative for you to contact me to make an alternative arrangement.


Payment of Accounts and College Sport I would also ask that payments for „billed‟ school sport activities be also kept up-to-date. For this reason, I am requesting that students elect „free‟ College sport options as a means of assisting families who have not paid these accounts, or may be encountering significant financial hardship. St Joseph‟s Regional College does offer a number of non-fee-paying sport options which fulfil the requirements of the NSW Board of Studies. In this regard, it is imperative that accounts need to be paid if students are requesting to do fee-paying College sport.

Working together to achieve the best we can for our Sons and Daughters. While discussion of College accounts is not a topic that I overly relish at the beginning of any College Newsletter, it is nonetheless, necessary. Our College fees form an integral part in our Catholic Educational endeavour. Every one of your sons‟ and daughters‟ are precious to us and we are humbled that you have entrusted their education to us. Thank you for your ongoing support and the evident sacrifices you make in what is the most important investment in your lives as parents.

Japanese Exchange Students “Expression of Interest” An expression of interest is sought from families to host visiting students from the Sorachi region of Hokkaido in the northern island of Japan. The Hokkaido Australia Society request that one student be accommodated per host family with the buddy being of the same gender. In this way, each student can undertake the same challenge of immersing him/herself into a family without being compared with another student. The Hokkaido Australia Society has been conducting non-profit education projects for more than 30 years, believing that it is important for students to have the experience of visiting another country, exchanging with students of similar ages, attending schools and interacting with families to broaden their knowledge and understanding of life and a world outside of what they are used to. This project is an opportunity for the Japanese students to be exposed to other customs, other languages and other people through having the opportunity to attend school for one week. It is also an opportunity for St. Joseph's students to gain practical experience through communicating with Japanese students of similar ages and being exposed to a different aspect of the language they have chosen to study. The program is fully voluntary and students are aware that without support from families of the College allowing them into their homes for one week that this opportunity would not be available to them. This is the planned schedule for this year:

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Please contact Donna Eames at our College office to submit your interest.


PRINCIPAL’S REFERENCE Year 12 students are currently working with Mr Bruce Smith and Mrs Helene Golding on their Principal‟s Reference applications. The Principal‟s Reference is a very good resource for assisting students in gaining scholarships for universities and residential colleges, gap year and future employment, and, most importantly, encapsulating and affirming one‟s overall commitment to the St Joseph‟s Regional College community. Interviews with Year 12 students who have completed their online applications via Moodle and sought two staff referee statements (which are incorporated into the reference), will commence with me next week. While it is not compulsory for Year 12 students to go through this process, I would strongly encourage them to do so. Applications for the Principal‟s Reference close at the conclusion of this term. This early deadline is necessary given the considerable amount of time it takes to write these references. I would ask that you please encourage and remind our students of their ability to avail this aspect of College life. God Bless Mr Jim Dempsey College Principal

NEWS FROM THE ACTING ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL This week our College community viewed the Motivational Media audio visual presentation “IMPACT”. This covered a range of challenges facing young people today. It addresses key emotional and social issues and shows what determination and passion can accomplish in reaching career goals. Understanding the power of such impacts should make us consider carefully what actions we take. These impacts are:  Impacts that nurture: For a child to grow to maturity takes a nurturing and supportive environment. To reach our full potential we need to surround ourselves with people who encourage our dreams and help us to make decisions that will help us reach our potential. We also need to be the friend who encourages others and has the strength to keep them from going down destructive pathways.  Impacts that weaken: While at times we can overcome detrimental impacts, there are some which may have a very damaging effect on the way our life turns out. Drugs, alcohol and destructive friendships limit our ability to make the most of our lives, and in some instances can lead to tragic outcomes.  Impacts that challenge: No matter how good our intentions are, and no matter how well we plan our future, life sometimes throws up challenges that may seem so overwhelming that we feel powerless to overcome them. Meeting these challenges with determination and courage can, however, lead to outcomes that astound us.  Impacts that empower: Like a stone thrown into a pond, the ripple effect of our actions can reach well beyond our own community. Reaching out to help those in need can empower them to take control of their lives and give them hope for the future. It can also enrich our lives and give us a sense of purpose. As we navigate the obstacles and seize the opportunities that are presented to us, we need to be aware that how we respond to these events, the decisions we make and the pathways we choose will come to define who we are. We can become discouraged or inspired by what life hands out to us. We can also turn the despair that others feel into optimism by making our impact one of support and hope. Mr Chris Kalchbauer Acting Assistant Principal


FROM OUR LEADER OF CATECHESIS AND EVANGELISATION Pentecost Sunday Pentecost Sunday was particularly special for our school community this year as two of our students received the Sacrament of Confirmation. Congratulations to Romeka Barkley and Claire Rocuet who were confirmed last Sunday at St Agnes Parish Youth Mass. May faith, peace and joy fill your lives. Reconciliation This term Father James is preparing Year 10 students for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Part of the preparation includes an examination of conscience during their religious education class. Stephanie Figgins, our ministry trainee, assists Father James in these preparation lessons. This is followed with another lesson for students to receive the sacrament or to come forward for a blessing. Other year groups will have their turn later this year. We are very fortunate to have Father James giving his time in our school community so that students have access and exposure to this important sacrament. Year 8/9 Reflection Days Next week the Year 8 and Year 9 students will have a Reflection Day facilitated by Chris Doyle from Karis Ministries. Chris has been coming to our school community for almost 20 years. He is a dynamic presenter and gifted musician who easily engages students in large and small group activities throughout the day. The focus of the day is on self- image, relationships with others and our faith journey. The students will find the day captivating and thought provoking. Street Retreat Good luck to our Year 11 students who are heading to Brisbane on Thursday with Mrs Gilbert for the annual diocesan Street Retreat. Our students will join students from other secondary schools throughout the dioceses to work in a variety of facilities focused on a range of social justice initiatives. We wish them well and look forward to the students sharing their experience at our next school assembly. Thank you to the following students who will represent our school community on the Street Retreat: Christa Morrow, Danya Gobius, Kimberly Ross, Michael Riley, Cameron Bird and Zac Parnell.

St Vincent de Paul Winter Appeal This term the focus of our community service within the College is to increase donations to the St Vincent de Paul Winter Appeal. We are having an out of uniform day on Friday 20th June. Please bring a gold coin donation for the appeal as well as bringing in any warm clothes or blankets that can be donated. We are encouraging students to donate blankets, gloves, beanies, ugg boots, jumpers, socks or any items of warm clothing in good condition. Items can be brought in and left with PC teachers. Ms Nora Swain Leader of Catechesis and Evangelisation


NEWS FROM THE LEADER OF CURRICULUM Change of Report Descriptors In Week 1 of Term 3, students in Years 7-10 will be receiving their Semester One reports. As part of the College‟s ongoing commitment to excellence in education and the effective feedback to parents on their child‟s academic progress, the approaches to Learning descriptors have been modified to be more reflective of the student‟s performance and progress in class. A copy of the new descriptors are listed below. Attitude

Demonstrates a positive attitude and is engaged in their learning

Homework

Completes classwork and homework to the best of their ability

Cooperation

Works collaboratively with the class teacher and peers

Equipment

Demonstrates the organisational skills required for learning

Mr Ian Lutton Leader of Curriculum

Helping kids in Papua New Guinea Amy Webb, one of the Youth Ministry Officers at St Paul's High School, is embarking on a mission‟s trip to Papua New Guinea this school holidays. She will be spending some time in Port Moresby and Mt Hagan, helping to run equipping schools for local youth leaders, rallies for young people and spending time with orphans. If you are able to donate any pencils, crayons, kids clothing, school books, colouring-in books, any kind of school accessory/stationery or toys (teddies etc.), she will carry these things over to those who need it in Papua New Guinea. If you could drop these into the school office, St Agnes‟ Presbytery Office or to the Youth Ministry Officer at your school before Wednesday 25th June, your support would be very much appreciated. John McQueen Director Parish Education (on behalf of Amy) DONATIONS FOR THE ART ROOM We need: old clean towels, sheets, magazines and newspapers, items to draw such as tea cups, vases, teapots, glass wear, bottles, fake fruit and flowers etc for still life pictures, old toothbrushes and plastic shopping bags. Your donations would be greatly appreciated.

Mrs Renee May Art Teacher


SCIENCE NEWS Is air real? Lately, Year Seven have been pondering if air is real and if it is, how to prove it. Apart from the obvious (you'd notice if you stopped breathing) we investigated trapping air underwater - apparently it kept the tissue dry!

Mr Daniel O’Mullane Science Teacher

MATHS VAULT Triangle PQR is right angled at Q and triangles PST and RTU are isosceles as shown. Find the value of x

Last Week’s Answer: x = 23 degrees Mr Bruce Smith Maths Teacher

CANTEEN NEWS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- The College canteen is in need of some extra help. If you would like to help on any day during the week between 9.30am-1.30pm (or even just a couple of hours in the middle of the day) please phone Jo Farthing at the College Canteen on 5525 4100. Term 2, Week 8 Monday

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Irene Dowton

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WALKATHON – 8th August 2014

This yearâ€&#x;s Walkathon will be held on Friday, 8th August 2014 and is a major fundraising event for the College, giving students the opportunity to raise funds for items they feel will enhance their learning and make their time at SJRC more enjoyable. In recent years money raised has purchased outdoor seating, BBQ tables and chairs, sporting and musical equipment, comfortable lounge style seating for the library, F5 Open Learning and Student Services rooms. In addition to these items $$$$ have been put aside over the past three years toward the purchase of a College mini-bus to be used for sporting, cultural and community service activities. This will in turn reduce the cost for parents. All students are strongly encouraged to raise money and next week will be given their Sponsorship Envelope. There will be prizes for students who raise the most money in each year group, PCs that earn over $1000, the highest earning PC and all students who raise over $50 go into the draw for a $500 gift voucher at a store of their choice. Every $50 earns an extra ticket in the major prize. Families and local business are also welcomed to sponsor with monetary donations or with suitable prizes for the students. Please contact Mrs Joanne Williams in the office if you would like to become a sponsor. Alternatively if you would like to discuss a major sponsorship of a College Mini-Bus please phone Mr Chris Kalchbauer at the College. Thank you for encouraging your sons and daughters to seek sponsorship, in addition to completing the healthy 10km walk, as it provides opportunity to purchase items which could not otherwise be purchased for students.

Highest PC tally in Weeks 1 &3 WIN A PIZZA LUNCH Highest PC over $1000 wins a JET BOAT RIDE FOR ALL PC MEMBERS


LIBRARY Sync YA Literature into your earphones This is an annual promotion sponsored by Audiofile magazine which allows everybody to download free audiobooks (two per week) for several weeks onto a device. Go to http://www.audiobooksync.com/ to sign up for regular emails which will contain links to the download, and keep watching this space for details as they emerge. Some titles will not be available to Australian listeners due to Digital Rights Management issues. This week:

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Overdrive Big Library Read Between June 3 and 18, any member of our College can read A Pedigree to Die For by Laurien Berenson. We have not had to purchase this title, it is available for free between these dates for multiple simultaneous users and I encourage keen readers to take advantage of this offer and borrow it and read. Mrs Karen Bale Teacher Librarian


CAREERS

Rural Medicine/Allied Health On Friday June 20th, students interested in allied health or medicine will be given the opportunity to access information about rural pathways available via visiting guest students from U.N.S.W. This happens in the library at lunchtime. Wirl Career We have subscribed to a new career exploration tool, Wirl Career. To access a careers quiz to identify possible occupations of interest matching your personality, interests and skills and also acts as a starting point for investigation in to future career options. Go to www.wirl.com.au and login using the following detail: Login:

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Upcoming events: - Tuesday, 17th June - Friday, 20th June - Monday, 23rd June - Tuesday, 24th June - Tuesday, 24th June

Password: giant28

Careers in Medicine Information Session (see flyer) Current Medical students visiting to discuss related issues Discover Engineering Local Information Session (see flyer) University Roadshow P5- Year 10 only “Successful Transitions” for Year 12 students & their parents7.00pm in the PAC

Career Interviews- Students can make appointments to see Mrs Tinsey in the Study Centre or Mrs Bale in the Library. Personal Career Emails- Parents of Years 10, 11 and 12 will be included in our regular weekly Careers newsletter which are emailed out. Please make sure you register your preferred email address as a point of contact with the College office if you haven‟t already done so. Regional Careers Website- The Careers website at www.SJRCPortcareers.com offers up-to-date information for parents and students in all year groups. Moodle – Careers - Always updated with important documents for work experience and university information. Parents can access this information via their child‟s login.

YEAR 8, 9 And 10 – TAX FILE NUMBERSTax file number forms are processed by Mrs Tinsey every Friday. New forms are now available from the office.


Mrs Karen Bale & Mrs Leanne Tinsey, Leaders of Careers and University Transition


UNIFORM UPDATE Our students are looking very smart in the new sports shorts with the white SAPSS lettering, especially when combined with the new polo design. The NEW SENIOR SPORTS UNIFORM is now IN STOCK at JOPRIM!

Our new design tracksuits are just as smart and are now in stock at Joprim. The previous style will continue to be accepted and are being sold at heavily-reduced prices. Get in quickly before they sell out!

LOST PROPERTY Students who have lost items are required to log the details on the College “Moodle” web page. Mrs Carol Avery coordinates our lost property and will endeavour to get items back to students as soon as possible. Please ensure all uniform items are clearly labelled with name and PC class, especially hats.

SECONDHAND UNIFORM SHOP St Joseph’s Regional College Second-hand Uniform Shop Mrs Carol Avery is available to assist you with second-hand uniform purchases on: Tuesday from 2.45pm – 3.45pm Please go to the College office where our friendly office ladies will direct you to Carol.


COMMUNITY NEWS G’DAY USA INFORMATION EVENING -A meeting will be held on Tuesday 17th June 2014 at 5.30pm in the St Joseph‟s Regional College Performing Arts Centre. For further details please contact Mrs Cheryl Hyde on 6516 0449

SJRC App Parents, did you know we have our very own College App? Designed by Phil Nickl in Year 11, the SJRC App is a convenient way to stay up-to-date with College events, place a lunch order with the canteen, and inform the College about your son/daughter's absence and much more. If you have an iPhone or iPad, search for 'St Joseph's Regional College' in the iTunes Store. Android users, watch this space!. Alternatively, use the link: SJRC App for iPhone/iPad

ATTENDANCE REMINDER A reminder to all parents, notes must be in within 7 days of your child's absence or the absence will be reported on your child's report as UNEXPLAINED. Students who have more than 15 days leave in a year must have supporting documentation from a doctor or make written application to the Assistant Principal. This may also require an interview with the Principal or Assistant Principal. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PARENTS / GUARDIANS EXPLANATION FOR PUPIL’S ABSENCE PUPIL‟S NAME _______________________________________Year__________ PC ________ DATE(S) OF ABSENCE _________________________________________________________ REASON FOR ABSENCE ________________________________________________________ PARENT / GUARDIAN SIGNATURE ________________________________ DATE __________ *Failure to have an absence explained within 7 days of returning to school MUST, BY LAW, be recorded and reported as UNEXPLAINED ABSENCE.

HOMEWORK HUB The Library is a great place for students to complete class work and assessment tasks. All Library resources are available for use during this time. On Tuesdays, Mrs Rosenbaum, our Leader of Mathematics, is available to assist you with mathematical problems. The hours are:

Monday and Wednesday 3.15pm - 4.30pm Tuesday and Thursday 3.15pm - 5.00pm Friday 3.15pm - 4.00pm

The Homework Hub is for people who are "getting things done". Just a reminder that the homework hub is only for homework or study. The homework hub is not a place for students to socialise, wait for buses or play with iPads. Students not involved in productive school work will be asked to leave the homework hub.


SPORT

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Week 8 Mon 16th June Mon 16th June Thurs 19th June Fri 20th June

Athletics 800m - oval at lunch 16s Coast to Country Cup Rugby Union - Coffs Diocesan 7-10 Soccer Gala Day - Grafton 9/10 All Schools Touch - Wallsend

TO KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST SPORT INFORMATION FROM THE REGIONAL VISIT http://www.pmreglism.catholic.edu.au/sport/sport

TO KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST SPORT INFORMATION FROM THE REGIONAL VISIT http://www.pmreglism.catholic.edu.au/sport/sport

Week 9 Year 9 Canberra Excursion Tues 24th June Dio Nth v Sth Open Soccer Wed 25th June Athletics 13s high jump - hall at lunch Thurs 26th June Athletics 12s high jump - hall at lunch Fri 27th June Taree School Horse Sports Day

2014 Term 3 Sport Elective Choices Please ensure all sport money for term two is paid by Thursday of week 1 term 3, otherwise you may not receive what you elected. The sport selection program will open on Wednesday the 16th July 2014 (week 1 term 3) and close on Thursday afternoon the 17th July at 3pm. Opens Diocesan Football Our Open's Girls team were deserved winners in the Southern Diocesan Gala day. After nearly 3 and a half hours in testing conditions the girls remained undefeated. Resolute defence meant that oppositions had few chances but Zarah Besseling made some courageous saves when called to. The girls beat St Paul's Kempsey 2-1 with both goals coming from the boot of Kirralee Ratko. They then had a 5 minute turnaround before overcoming cross town rivals Mackillop 5-0. The girls shared the scoring with Gaby(with a Y)Ammann, Lisa Fraser, Maddison Caughlan, Paris Gibson and Laura Cook all getting on the scoresheet. Our toughest game was against JPC Coffs Harbour and although it finished 0-0 we looked the most likely to score with Paris hitting the woodwork and some other near misses. Knowing that we needed to beat Newman 2-0 with tired legs in order to "go to Taree" the girls dug deep. After what seemed an eternity Laura opened the scoring and Lisa got the second just before halftime. In the second half the girls dominated scoring another 5 goals to eventually win 7-0. Laura ended up with a hat trick, Lisa a brace and Paris and Tahlia both got goals. All of the girls deserve praise, the defence was solid, the midfield controlled the matches and the attack always looked exciting. Well done ladies. Training starts soon for the next leg. Mr Johnston and Taylor Kennedy

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