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BEANIES FOR BRAIN CANCER - MARK HUGHES FOUNDATION

BEANIES FOR BRAIN CANCER FRIDAY 8 JUNE @ SHS

Beanies for Brain Cancer Fundraiser Friday 8 June Students to wear beanie and/or sports jersey (school uniform waist down is a must). Please bring a donation for Mark Hughes Foundation. Sausage sizzle, cupcakes and treats for sale at recess. All money raised goes to support Beanies for Brain Cancer. #togetherwecanbeatcancer... Read more

2018 Y 7-10 half yearly exam timetable

2018 YEAR 7-10 HALF-YEARLY EXAMINATIONS

Please see the link to the 2018 7-10 Half Yearly Examinations commencing on Tuesday. If there are any concerns, please be in touch with the school. 2018 7-10 Half Yearly Exam Timetable... Read more

Beanie for Brian Cancer - Mark Hughes foundation

BEANIE FOR BRAIN CANCER - MARK HUGHES VISIT

Mark Hughes will be visiting Singleton High on 21st June. Mark Hughes has approached our school to come and visit. Since 2016 we as a school have supported the Mark Hughes Foundation in having BEANIE FOR BRAIN CANCER fundraiser days, raising close to $5000!!! This is very exciting to have Mark come into our school to thank us for the support we as a community have shown. Thank you for your efforts over the past two years, and the SRC are hoping this year we can continue to raise both funds and awareness for the Mark Hughes Foundation for brain... Read more

Are you the Game Changer we're looking for?

Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more

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Y7 IN 2019 PARENT INFORMATION EVENING

Y7 IN 2019 ENRICHMENT CLASS PARENTS INFORMATION EVENING Singleton High School Library 6:00pm Thursday 10 May 2018... Read more

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Y10 & Y11 VACCINATIONS

To protect against outbreaks of infection and to maintain good health, NSW Ministry of Health works with education authorities to offer the vaccines recommended for adolescents by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The vaccines are free and are given by specialist nurses in a clinic at school Tuesday 22 May. Meningococcal can occur in all age groups. Symptoms of meningococcal disease are non-specific but may include sudden fever, headache, neck stiffness, joint pain, a rash of red-purple spots or bruises, dislike of... Read more

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NAPLAN INFO FOR PARENTS

Read the latest letter for parents about NAPLAN from the NSW Education Standards Authority via the link below: NAPLAN 2018 (pdf 111 KB)... Read more

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ELECTRONIC DEVICE USE ISSUES

ISSUES REGARDING MOBILE DEVICES & SOCIAL NETWORKING All students at Singleton High, as well as their parents or carers, are reminded of the very serious issues and consequences from inappropriate use of electronic devices and social networking apps and sites. MOBILE PHONES Inappropriate use of a mobile phone includes: using it in a way that disrupts or is likely to disrupt the learning environment or interfere with the operation of the school or institute bullying, intimidating or otherwise harassing others through SMS or text messaging... Read more

Ebony Butler

EBONY SELECTED FOR MORAN PRIZE

Ebony Butler (Y11) has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Y11-12 Category for the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize! The winners for each school category will be announced publicly at the opening of the 2018 Contemporary Photographic Prize Finalist Exhibition on Thursday 3 May 2018 at Juniper Hall, Paddington NSW. We also congratulate other Singleton High students who entered the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize - Student Section: Ayla Bryan (Y11), Paris Sims (Y11), Aidan Sargent (Y11) and Mikayla Harrop (Y8). Students are... Read more

U14 Squad

VAN ZYL HITS 86 NOT OUT

Van Zyl Tees Off in U14 Boys Cricket Singleton hosted Muswellbrook, Dungog and Rutherford in the opening two rounds of the U14 Boys, Baker Shield Cricket. There was drama both on and off the pitch, with a police operation taking place at the Rose Point and Cook Park complex during play. In the first match Singleton took on Dungog, with captain Alex Stafa hoping to win the important toss. While it came down in favour of the visitors, the result to bat first ended up working wonders for the hosts! A good delivery bowled opener Aaron Gray in... Read more

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VISUAL ARTS NEWS

Sydney Excursion A Visual Arts excursion has been organised for Thursday 15 March to Sydney to see Art Express at NSW Art Gallery and Brett Whiteley's Studio. Talks by Art Educators and a practical workshop has been planned at these galleries. All Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 Visual Arts students have been invited to attend. Please pay the cost of $42 to the front office by Monday 12 March to secure your seat on the bus. The day is limited to the first 45 students to pay. See Mrs French if you require a note or further information. Request for... Read more

School calendar on the move

The school calendar is in the process of being moved to a new platform and is no longer available on this website.... Read more

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STUDENTS PREPARE FOR AEROSPACE JOBS

In a win for the Hunter's commercial and defence aerospace sector, RDA Hunter has enabled Aeroskills to be studied at Singleton High School. The course will teach our students the skills to perform, repair and overhaul a range of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electro-hydraulic and electro-pneumatic aircraft components. Aeroskills will provide qualified and skilled young people for Williamtown's growing aerospace industry in readiness for Defence projects including the Joint Strike Fighter. The course is a direct pathway to a Certificate II... Read more

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GILSON SHINES AS RECORDS SCORCHED

Singleton High School students turned the hot February conditions into blistering times in the pool at the 2018 Upper Hunter Zone Swimming Meet at the Ruth White Aquatic Centre in Muswellbrook. Led by the sole Y12 and opens swimmer Noel Woods, the squad goals were achieved in an expected champion school performance. Much of this can be attributed to three zone records by champion swimmer Darcy Gilson. Far from unfamiliar to success, Gilson cracked the 2005 Boys 17+ years record in the 100m Breaststroke in a time of 1:15.85, the 200m Individual... Read more

Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more

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NEW NEWSLETTER - SNAPSHOT #1 FEB 14

Welcome to our revised Newsletter, now called 'Snapshot'. It will be issued every week on Wednesday afternoon and will provide a snapshot of both the past week's events and preview upcoming activities.There are plenty of links, usually two for every tile, so click on HERE if you want to find out more. Community advertisements are still included on subsequent pages, remember to click any page number to return to the first page. SNAPSHOT #1 FEB 14... Read more

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Y6 INFO NIGHT FOR Y7 2019 STUDENTS

Parents of current Y6 primary students are invited to an Information Evening to learn more about Y7 at Singleton High for next year, 2019. This will be held between 5:00pm and 6:30pm on Tuesday 20 February in our Multi Purpose Centre (MPC). Y6 Invite 2018 (pdf 390 KB)... Read more

Dr Peter West

DR PETER WEST COMES TO SINGLETON HIGH

Next week we have the privilege of Dr Peter West visiting our school. He will work with our "Strategic Direction 3 Team" and some of our boys. Dr West will be talking to staff and students throughout the two day visit on the 14 and 15 February. During this time he will be involved in the planning process for this Strategic Direction; gathering information, assisting in setting processes in place and formalising timelines. Who is Dr Peter West ? Dr Peter West has taught in schools and universities in many parts of New South Wales. He... Read more

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YEAR 7 VACCINATIONS 2018

All Y7 students have now received their vaccination forms. All forms for students having their vaccinations must be returned to the Front Office (in the marked box at the student counter) or to their Roll Call teacher by Monday 12 February of Week 3 to allow the correct number of vaccines to be ordered by Hunter Health. Vaccinations will be completed at school Tuesday 20 February Week 4. Students who do not return their forms will be unable to join the school vaccination program after this date and will be required to have all vaccinations... Read more

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KA-WUL HOMEWORK CENTRE

KA-WUL Homework centre will be on Thursday afternoons starting the 15th February 2018. This will be held at the KA-WUL Educational Resource Centre from 3:20 - 5:00 pm.... Read more

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