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Dungog High School News
Prosperitati Specto : I Strive for Success
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WEBSITES: DHS - http://www.dungog-h.schools.nsw.edu.au DHS Careers - http://www.dungoghighcareers.com/
FACEBOOK PAGES:
Dungog High School
and Dungog High School Careers
School Hours: 8.55am-3.25pm; Office Hours: 8.30am-3.30pm during school terms
Term 4 Week 5
3rd November 2014
Principal.
HSC this week
This is the last week that we have students sitting for HSC exams. The subjects examined this week are Visual Art, Food
Technology and Retail.
P&C reminder
Our next P&C meeting will be held on November 13th at 7.30 in the school library. We will be looking at the draft Strategic Management Plan
for the next three years and some samples of purchases made with funding from the P&C.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Reports
We are well into final examinations and reporting over the coming month. I have just finished reading all the year 11 reports and will speak to
these students about what I have found in their reports. All the junior reports will be in the writing and editing process in coming weeks,
reflecting the work and effort of students in terms three and four.
STUDENT ACHIEVER OF THE WEEK AWARD
This week’s recipient is:
Blake Fisher Year 9
Personal Best and Responsibility
Blake was 5th in Javelin at CHS State Athletics, PB at CHS Regional Athletics.
Blake took responsibility for on field organisation of team
Port Stephens Rep Rugby League
Blake will be receiving a certificate and a $25 voucher.
Week
5
6
7
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SOME CALENDAR DATES FOR TERM 4 2014
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
4 November
5 November
6 November
HSC Retail exam am
Spec Ed Sport Program
Specl Ed Swimming Prog
Junior AECG Culture and
Country
10 November
11 November
12 November
13 November
Yr 11 Hospitality to
Yr 11 Hospitality to
Yr 11 Hospitality to
Yr 11 Hospitality to
Seaworld
Seaworld
Seaworld
Seaworld
Yr 8 ESSATest
Uniform Shop 8am-4pm PBL Assembly
Volley Ball teams to
Lorin Nicholson
Spec Ed Swimming Prog Homebush
Performance
Sexting & Cyber Bullying Special Ed Sport
workshop
Program
Yr8 ESSA catch up
P&C Meeting 7.30pm
17 November
18 November
19 November
20 November
Yr10 PASS Excursion
Yr 12 Formal
Peer Support Camp
Peer Support Camp
Spec Ed Swimming Prog Spec Ed Sport Program
Junior AECG Culture and Yr8 Outdoor Rec Paddle
Country
Boarding
24 November
25 November
26 November
27 November
Yr9 Melbourne Excursion Yr9 Melbourne Excursion Yr9 Melbourne Excursion Yr9 Melbourne Excursion
Yr11 Anc Hist Study Day Spec Ed Swimming Prog Spec Ed Sport Program
Uniform Shop 8am-4pm
AECG Meeting
Monday
3 November
Yr 10 HSIE excursion
HSC Visual Art am
HSC Food Tech pm
Friday
7 November
Spec Ed to Dungog
Show
Dungog Show (7-8 Nov)
14 November
Peer Tutor training
Junior AECG Culture and
Country
21 November
Peer Support Camp
28 November
Yr9 Melbourne Excursion
Junior AECG Culture and
Country
Dungog High School Vision : Dungog High School educates individuals to be contributing members of a modern global society. It provides a positive working and learning environment
where people feel valued and are responsible, knowledgeable citizens.
 We focus on respect, responsibility and personal best
 We respond to our local, national and international contexts and student needs
 We encourage initiative, innovation and leadership
 We provide a range of experiences that challenge individuals to explore and interact with the world.
 We value individual differences
 We provide a broad, responsive curriculum focussed on excellence.
Term 4 Week 5
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3rd November 2014
DHS Uniform Clothing Pool
If parents have any uniform items in good condition, which they no longer require, it would be appreciated if they could be donated to the
school for our clothing pool.
Items can be left at the Administration Office.
France and Italy Tour – April 2016
A reminder to all interested staff and students that your booking form, insurance form, passport/birth certificate and deposit must be paid to the
office no later than 21 November 2014. Given the overwhelming expressions of interests we received for the tour from the five schools invited
(Dungog, Mount View, Gloucester, Bulahdelah and Francis Greenway), the number of travellers will be capped at a maxiumum of 50 –
placement on the tour will be according to the date we receive your paperwork and payment. If you need another copy of any of the
documentation or if you have any questions, please see Ms Archer in the HSIE staffroom.
2014 ELECTIVE FEES DUE TO BE PAID NOW!
Please be aware – non-payment of elective fees means a student
cannot attend some excursions & may not be able to continue in this
elective course.
If you are having difficulty making this payment please
contact the Principal.
All enquiries will be kept confidential.
Direct deposit bank details
BSB: 032-001 Account No. 140079
Reference: please quote student name and name of excursion
or subject name. e.g. J Citizen Melb exc; Wood fees
DUNGOG HIGH SCHOOL CANTEEN
Roster
Week 5 : 3rd to 7th November
Mon
J Ross, C Butler, F Hack
Tues
R Arkinstall, R Rolfe, J Vasic
Wed
M Milburn, K Mitchell, J Holmes, N Eslick
Thurs
L Tull, M Ince, F Wysall, M Hughes
Fri
D Marquet, L Dries, L McInnes, M Townsend
Week 6 : 10th to 14th November
Mon
P Garrett, F Pike
Tues
A Field, C Briggs, M Gibbs
Wed
C Bridges, K Nairn, D Dyke, A Ellicott
Thurs
J Czaplewski, J Stephenson, M Herbert
Fri
N Pearce, Y Lowrey, K Watson, K Fisher
Clarence Town Nights Markets 4pm-9pm on
GREAT COURSES
Italian Cooking?
Yum! With Marisa Groves. Get the basics and go beyond the
basics. Cooks $89. Diners $39. Limited places. Dungog
Showground Saturday 22 Nov 2014.
First Aid
Get safe for summer! The course everyone should do. Get
your certificate. Renew your old one. Learn CPR. Deal with
bites, stroke, breaks & much much more. Saturday 29 Nov,
9am-3pm, Day Care Centre. $160/$140.
Responsible Service Of Alcohol (RSA) – if we get enough
numbers we will run an RSA in early December. Contact us
and put your name down. [email protected]
Interested in: Aged Care, Events, Management,
Bookkeeping, Construction Pathways, & more? Contact us –
[email protected] to get on the list.
Bookings essential. To book or learn more:
Dungog Community College 49921133
www.dungogcommunitycollege.org.au
Saturday 15th November 2014, raising money to keep
the Museum open.
Did you know the Museum is located in the OLDEST
courthouse in Australia?
Check us out at: www.facebook.com/clarencetownmarkets
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Term 4 Week 5
Paterson Red Cross
Amber Lawrence
with special guests Kaylens Rain
will be performing at
Paterson School of Arts Hall on
Saturday 8th November 2014, 7.30pm
Opening the show will be Taylor Hack, Year 9 student
at Dungog High School.
Tickets: $20 Adult; $10 Children under 15 years.
Tickets available at Paterson Post Office or online at
http://www.amberlawrence.com.au/tour/
Enquiries phone 49385128 or 49385570
Part proceeds to Paterson Red Cross.
You are
invited to the annual Glen William Gymkhana!
WHERE: Glen William Road (next to Glen William Hall)
WHEN: Saturday 22nd November 2014
*Pony club events 10am, Open events 1pm
*BBQ available from 9.30am
*Entry to grounds $5 (competitors free)
Whether you are a rider or a spectator,
join us for all the fun of our
annual Gymkhana.
Homemade cakes and sweets
Handmade crafts
Tea and coffee, Drinks and chips
Raffle
Lucky gate entry
Catch-the-Rooster
Hoopla
Hope to see you there!
For enquiries please phone
Donna- 0428255944;
Charlie and Coral- 0431388242
3rd November 2014