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28 August 2017

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Principal’s Reflection

Over the last couple of weeks there have been quite a few posters around Shalom highlighting the need to proactively address the issue of bullying. This has been an initiative of one of our Senior Health Education classes. We don’t get a lot of physical bullying at Shalom but bullying is just as destructive when words or social exclusion are used as weapons. I hope all of our students are aware of the issues around online bullying. In highlighting this issue with the student body, the students studying this project emphasised how important a part ‘bystanders’ play in bullying. So many can just watch bad things happen to others. They can stand by and be grateful that it is not them this time or, they can do something about it – intervene, support or report. We all need to be committed to not watching bad things happen to other people. The most common and most ridiculous comment I get when following up issues around bullying with students and parents is, ‘I thought that if I said anything, it would just make matters worse’. The only ones who benefit from thinking like that is bullies. Please do not shy away from reporting unacceptable behaviour. Please be assured our House Coordinators and Mrs Austin-Campbell will be totally committed to getting things sorted. It’s what we do and respect for each individual is at the heart of what we do at Shalom.

Year 12s and QCS

Tuesday and Wednesday this week our Year 12 students will sit their Queensland Core Skills Test. This is a very important couple of days for these students. Parents, please do all you can to ensure that your daughter or son is as well prepared as possible for this test. We wish them every success.

Protecting Kids Online

Another outstanding opportunity for parents on Tuesday 5 September at 6:30pm in our Performing Arts Precinct Theatre. David Kobler does wonderful work with young people in the area of Sexual Ethics. This is a MUST ATTEND session for parents. If you care about your daughters and sons, do all you can to be appropriately informed and aware of the issues that they are growing up with. It’s just not OK to say, ‘I don’t understand their world’. This is an opportunity that should not be missed to listen to an expert in the field.

Shalom Day

Shalom Day last Thursday was a cracker! A wonderful celebration of our community. I hope that we will be able to get some footage of the Inter-House Dance competition on the Website for you to view. The students and staff had a great day. It was wonderful to be able to share the day with so many parents and grandparents as well.

Student Leaders 2018

I am very pleased to be able to announce that Briege Taske and Rory Delaney have been elected as College Captains for 2018. Both Briege and Rory have been great contributors to the Shalom community in their four years at Shalom.

Mr Dan McMahon
Principal
Daniel_McMahon@shalomcollge.com

Date Claimers

Additional Student Free Day – Friday 15 September

Please add the following dates to your calendar:

Friday 15 September - Student Free Day. This is a new date and was not in our calendar. The last day of Term 3 for ALL students will now be Thursday 14 September 2017.

This Student Free Day has changed the date of a sporting event, please note the new date;

Thursday 14 September - Wide Bay Surf Life Saving Carnival.

Student Welfare and Information

On Friday 6 October the Year 10 students will undertake the School P.A.R.T.Y program which is a school based program and a new initiative from the Royal Brisbane Hospital. The acronym stands for: Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth.

Because of our numbers there will be two x 3 hour blocks - half the cohort will attend the morning session and the other half will attend the afternoon session.

The students will be given the opportunity to participate in practical sessions where they undertake activities with a full range of professionals involved in trauma care. They will also have discussions with emergency service personnel about trauma, first aid and road safety. Students get to meet and talk to a person whose life has been changed due to trauma. I am sure this will be a worthwhile presentation.

Consent is on an OPT OUT BASIS. If you do not want your child photographed and/or to participate in the evaluation, then you will need to sign the form and have your child return it to Mrs Austin-Campbell.

Classes will be as normal for Year 10 students on that day; they will miss two periods either in the morning or the in the afternoon but attend classes when not in their session. If you decide that your child will not participate, then their classes will be as normal so please don’t keep them at home.

It is important that you read all the relevant information sent home with your child on Friday 25 August.

A copy is attached in this newsletter.

Farewell and Welcome

We said goodbye to our French exchange students today and welcomed the two Rotary Exchange students - Camilla and Mona - who will be with us for the next twelve months.

I write this at the end of Shalom Day – what a great day it is and what wonderful House spirit shines through on this day. Several of our new staff were overawed by the sense of community and spirit they witnessed in the College – it was their first Shalom Day. And of course it always makes it so special to have our grandparents with us, some for the day.

His Excellency General, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove with Eden Stallard (Rice House Leader) and Callum Reid (Hogan House Leader).

This photograph was taken at the Mayoral Reception on Thursday 20 July. The boys had the opportunity to speak to Sir Peter as he moved around and spoke to all guests.

I know that both Eden and Callum were thrilled to be able to attend and it was a wonderful opportunity for them given their career choices.

Mrs Elizabeth Austin-Campbell
Deputy Principal
Elizabeth_AustinCampbell@shalomcollege.com

Curriculum Notes

QCS Test

Our Year 12 students sit the QCS Test on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Again, as a community we will have them in our prayers, wish them well and simply ask that they do their best.

Parents seeking any additional advice about supporting their child at this time are encouraged to contact me or Mr Maher and to access the resources posted on the Intranet under the ‘QCS Test’ tab.

Subject selections for 2018

Subject selections for students going into Years 9, 10 and 11 in 2018 should be finalised this week. Year 10 students must submit their completed SET Plans (including the signed subject selection receipt) by this Friday 1 September. Year 8 and 9 students must submit their signed subject selection receipts by Monday 28 August. Parents who are having difficulty in completing the processes around subject selection or who have unresolved concerns about the choices their child is making are welcome to contact me.

Year 11 and 12 end of Term 3 Examination Timetable

End of Term 3 examinations are scheduled for Year 11 and 12 students from Monday 4 to Friday 8 September (next week). The examination timetable has been posted on the College Intranet (‘Assessment and Reporting’ tab), the College Website (Curriculum/Senior School/Forms and Publications) and Daily Notices (pushed to students via Student Café). Most students will have at least one examination during the block, some will have quite a number depending on the subjects they study and how assessment is conducted in these subjects. Not all subjects use the examination block.

Attendance During Examinations

During the examination block all Year 11 and 12 students are deemed to be in attendance but they are only required at school to sit scheduled examinations or to complete supplementary assessments if required. When attending the College during examination blocks students must be in full and correct College day uniform. When not in attendance during the examination block students must be engaged in home study, assignment work or work experience or work placement activities – it is not ‘time off’.

Students who have few or no examinations scheduled during the examination block are expected to be engaged in organised Work Experience, Structured Workplace Learning related to VET studies or attendance at a workplace related to an established School-based Apprenticeship or Traineeship. Please contact Mrs O’Donnell on 4155 8136 or at Liza_ODonnell@shalomcollege.com for more information about Work Experience, Structured Workplace Learning or School-based Apprenticeships or Traineeships.

Core Studies Learner Conferences

The second of two opportunities this year for Year Seven, Eight and Nine Core Studies learner conferences (Parent/Teacher Interviews) will be available on the Student Free Day of Monday 16 October. The aim of conferences is to provide an opportunity for parents to meet with teachers to discuss the progress and learning needs of their children.

Conferences may be arranged online via the Parent Lounge. The online Parent Teacher Interview booking facility will open at 8:00am on Tuesday 3 October and close at 3:00pm on Wednesday 11 October to allow teachers to prepare for interviews. Parents without internet access may contact the College on 4155 8111 to make appointments from 8:00am on Tuesday 3 October.

When considering interview requests, note that Mrs Debbie Bolam, Mrs Janeen James and Miss Erin McHugh will not be available for interviews on the day but will be available on Wednesday 18 October. Please note this additional date when booking interviews online.

Whilst the scheduled interview day is seen as an important communication between home and school, parents are welcome to arrange an interview with specific teachers at any time the need arises throughout the year.

Mr Christian Taylor
Assistant Principal – Curriculum
Christian_Taylor@shalomcollege.com

Mission

Protect Our Kids Online - David Kobler

A Must for All Parents! Tuesday 5 September at 6:30pm in the Shalom Performing Arts Precinct.

David Kobler from Protect Our Kids Online Safety, travels interstate each year to work with our Year 10s on the Sexual Education component of our Personal Development Program. He also delivers a very informative Parent Night for, not only the parents of Year 10 students, but all parents interested in how to best parent and help navigate your teenager through a highly sexualised world, impacted by modern day technology and media. This is a tool box for any parent and open to our Primary feeder schools as well, in preparation for the next stage of their child's life.

Who

Tuesday 5 September

Wednesday 6 September

Year 10 Girls

Personal Development and Sexual Education Day with David Kobler

Performing Arts Precinct Theatre

College day uniform to be worn

Normal school times and conditions (own lunches)

Meet in the foyer of Performing Arts Precinct and have name marked as present before entering theatre

Retreat and Motivation

(Just Motivation)

Sports Centre

Sports uniform to be worn

Normal school times and conditions (own lunches)

Move to the Sports Centre foyer and have name marked present before entering

Year 10 Boys

Retreat and Motivation

(Just Motivation)

Sports Centre

Sports uniform to be worn

Normal school times and conditions (own lunches)

Move to the Sports Centre foyer and have name marked present before entering

Personal Development and Sexual Education Day with David Kobler

Performing Arts Precinct Theatre

College day uniform to be worn

Normal school times and conditions (own lunches)

Meet in the foyer of Performing Arts Precinct and have name marked as present before entering theatre

Parent Night - All parents welcome

Parent Night – Tuesday 5 Sept

No students thank you

David Kobler

Performing Arts Precinct

Commencing at 6:30pm

Highly recommended!

NB: All parents and caregivers are welcome to attend. The P&F Meeting is being held prior to this at 5:30pm.

Year 9 Reflection Days – 7 September and 8 September 2017

The Year 9 cohort will travel out to Chaverim with their Religious Education class on the day specified below.

7 September

Mrs Ingall’s 9F, Mrs Nicole Harman’s 9J, Mrs Somerfield’s 9C and 9E, Mr Chapel’s 9X.

8 September

Mr Gilbert’s 9A, Mrs O’Shea-Hard’s 9B and 9G, Mrs Van Dalen’s 9D.

Mrs Kim O’Shea-Hard
Assistant Principal – Mission
Kim_Hard@shalomcollege.com

P & F Committee

To view the full meeting minutes please go to the P & F Page on the College Website. Any comments can be forwarded to the Secretary via email to pandf@shalomcollege.com. If you have an agenda item please address it to the P & F Secretary either at the school office or by email pandf@shalomcollege.com.

Date Claimer

A reminder to all P & F Members that our monthly meeting is held in the staff common room on the first Tuesday of the month. The next P & F meeting will be held on Tuesday 5 September at 5:30pm. All welcome.

Mrs Gail Norris
P & F Secretary
pandf@shalomcollege.com

Quiet Achiever

Our Quiet Achiever this week is Jadzia Yunus, Year 12 Chisholm House.

Jadzia is a constant support and participant for the House during all events. While busy with her own academic endeavours, she still maintains extra-curricular activities and heavy involvement in all House events. Jadzia never seeks thanks or attention for the hard work she displays.

Finishing her studies at Shalom this year, it has already been noted by staff and students that her participation and compassion will be missed. However, she leaves the House having taught other students of the gratification which comes with doing your best by and for others. Her enthusiasm and support is there for all to see and won’t be forgotten.

Mr Aaron Brown
Chisholm House Coordinator
Aaron_Brown@shalomcollge.com

Lingiari House News

Please help Lingiari House raise much needed funds for Phoenix House, a local group assisting children in Bundaberg.

1st Prize - Weber Q BBQ valued at $440
Sunglasses to the value of $200 – Clear Optometry Bargara – Blackwell Family
Body Shop Gift Basket – Julia Fox & Rach Family
Gift Pack from Quay Street Physiotherapy – Zahn Family
Homewares – Willoughby Family
Sportsgirl Handbag – Cutmore Family
Set of digital glass bathroom – Cutmore family
Oodies Voucher and Wine – Sophie Bond
Bath Towels – Jack Watson and family
Bunnings $50 – Jayde Bradshaw and family
Cinema $50 – Jayde Bradshaw and family
Plus, numerous other vouchers.

Thank you to all our families for their prize donations.

All Lingiari students have tickets to sell and the raffle will be drawn on Monday 4 September at PC time. Please support this worthy cause.

Mrs Mary Taylor
Lingiari House Coordinator
Mary_Taylor@shalomcollege.com

Walsh House News

Walsh House Recognises House Patron

Recently, Walsh House enjoyed a barbeque and reflected on our House Patron, Dean ‘Paddy’ Walsh. A number of Year 11 boys were very enthusiastic in cooking 180 sausages for House members as they were able to not only develop their skills on a BBQ, but to also ‘taste test’ a number of sausages to ensure they were cooked just right. A few students helped to set up tables and get drinks ready for all House members during the lunch break.

Dean Patrick John Walsh was born in Brookhill (near Townsville), 29 August 1902. After studying and serving as a priest, Paddy Walsh became the parish priest in Biloela. During this time there was a call for men to join the armed forces during the war. So on 1 December 1940, Paddy was commissioned as a Chaplain in the Australian Army. Paddy was captured and spent time as a POW in Singapore and then in Thailand. In the camps, Paddy gave comfort and counsel to men, no matter their religion. He helped wherever he could. With the help from Paddy, the Aussie spirit was never crushed by the Japanese soldiers. When the war was over, Paddy Walsh eventually returned to Australia and became a parish priest in Bundaberg. Dean Paddy Walsh passed away in 1999.

So August is a very fitting month to recognise our patron who showed tremendous ‘Valour’ during the difficult times throughout the war and as a POW and how he helped many people throughout his life. Our small celebration and interaction during our assembly time, allowed Walsh House students to show an appreciation and insight towards our House Patron.

Mr Chris Roelofs
Walsh House Coordinator
Christopher_Roelofs@shalomcollege.com

College News

Shalom Day Fun

Shalom Day Fun
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Humanities Competitions

In Term 2, a number of students across Years 9 to 12 participated in nation-wide humanities competitions. These competitions focused on key skills relevant to the Geography and History curriculums. Results for these competitions have recently been received, with excellent results for several students. Certificates will be presented on an upcoming assembly. Congratulations to:

Australian History Competition

High Distinction

David Grey

Harry Packwood

Josef Baumgartner

Distinction

Curtis Hancock

Credit

Brooklyn Devine

Daemon O’Brien

Australian Geography Competition

High Distinction

Harry Packwood

Distinction

Hayden Cunningham

Jack Gray

Kira Ferns

Credit

James Willoughby

VET News

2018 is creeping up on us and I would ask that current Year 10 and 11 students and families begin thinking about possible VET Programs or courses that are offered outside of the school subject list. All certificates will attract QCE points. Please see Mrs O’Donnell for further information or to be added to an expressions of interest list.

  • TAFE in Schools Program: TAFE deliver a range of qualifications in school friendly format and we are able to adjust subject loads for eligible students to assist in participation. Please see the TAFE at School 2018 Course Guide
  • Department of Education and Training (DET) Transition to Employment Programs - This is for current Year 11 students who will be in Year 12, 2018 only: This is a great program combining theory and work placements in either Certificate II Logistics or Certificate II Health Support Services with the goal of enhance transition to employment opportunities on graduation. Great pathway program for students looking at a non OP pathway into Nursing. This program can be followed by the CQUniverstity STEPS program Click here for the 2018 Program Information Brochure
  • Gidarjil Land and Sea Training: Specifically, for Indigenous Students who will engage with their culture, learn about the land and sea while completing a Cert II in Horticulture.
  • WYLD Projects Inc: Specifically, for Indigenous Students who will engage with their culture, learn about the land and sea while completing a Cert II in Rural Operations.

Possible Partnership Training Opportunities (dependant on numbers and partnership opportunities):

  • Certificate II Electrotechnology – Highly regarded by the electrical industry as a pre-trade qualification
  • Certificate II Aircraft Line Maintenance – for those interested in the aeronautical industry, this is a great opportunity that is rare to our area and can provide pathways into further aeronautical studies
  • Certificate II Rural Operations – Agriculture focused qualification.

Mrs Liza O’Donnell
VET Coordinator
Liza_ODonnell@shalomcollege.com

Instrumental Music

Queensland Catholic Schools Music Festival (QCSMF)

What a weekend these 135 students had in Brisbane for the annual festival of music. It was announced during the festival that just over 13,000 primary and secondary students performed during the four-day festival. Well done to all of our students who performed extremely well. A very big thank you to our tutors and special thank you to Mr McMahon for driving the students here, there and everywhere they needed to be over the weekend – I bet there are not too many principals who would do the same.

The Results this Year for Shalom

Gold – Chamber Strings, Rochford Strings, Orchestra, Senior Concert Band, Senior Jazz Band
Silver – Intermediate Concert Band, Intermediate Jazz Band
Bronze – Choir, Vocal Ensemble, Jazz Vocals

Well done also to the students and tutors from St Patricks who travelled to the festival. Results for St Patricks:

Gold – Senior Strings, Junior Strings, Senior Choir
Silver – Junior Choir

Lost Performance Uniform

A pair of black stretch pants and extra small vest have been found - both are unnamed. Please check if your child is missing these items.

Dates to Remember

7 & 8 September - Opportunity for our students to play with the Army Band in workshops (8/9) following a concert for the public in the theatre on the 7 September. The concert in the theatre starts at 7pm and entry is by donation. The workshops commence in the band room at 10:30am to 12pm. Don’t forget to bring your instrument.
14 October – produced and performed by our String groups in the Holy Rosary Church
23 October – Academic Awards
25 October – Get Smart Concert, produced and performed by the Senior Concert Band
5 November – Pleasant Sunday Afternoon concert which is the final concert for the year. It is an opportunity to say thank you to our wonderful group of year 12 muso’s for their contribution to our music department over the past five years.

Mrs Robyn Edgar
Arts in Performance coordinator
Robyn_Edgar@shalomcollege.com

Sports News

Winter Finals Day

Please click on the link below to view schedule for the Winter Finals Day.

Winter Sport

All Draws for the Winter Sport Season (as well as BDSSS Athletics results) can be found on the BDSSS website

http://www.bdsss.qld.edu.au/

Netball

Vicki Wilson Cup

Last Thursday 24 August our netballers travelled away to compete in the Vicki Wilson Cup.

The Juniors played first and defeated James Nash SHS 47-26.

The Seniors also had a win in slippery conditions against Nanango 32-28.

Both teams will now head off to the Gold Coast on the weekend of 7 and 8 October for the State Finals.

This is a terrific achievement and we congratulate you all on your dedication and sportsmanship. A BIG thank you must go to all the staff involved which enables the girls to compete in these events.

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2017 Inter-School Netball Competition Winter Finals Draw

  • All players who have played a minimum of three games this season have qualified to play Winter Finals, they also need to pay $2.50 to their coach
  • All players will play in Shalom sports uniform
  • Players are expected at the netball courts at 8:30am and will stay until the conclusion of presentations at 1:45pm
  • Players need to get themselves to and from the venue. If players are unable to be collected at 1:45pm please see Mrs Somerfield to organise transport back to Shalom
  • Games will be four x 12 minutes with a two-minute break at each quarter. If there is a draw at the end of the game, two 5 minute halves will be played with a straight change over in between. If it is still a draw at the end of this game, play continues until one team is two goals in front
  • There is no injury time
  • The canteen will be open. Players are not allowed to leave the grounds to get food.

Semi Finals

Time

Court

Team

Team

Coaches

Year 7 – Cup

9.00am

3

Shalom Red (1)

Shalom Yellow (4)

Jess and Meredith

Mykayla and Nikia

9.00am

2

Shalom Black (2)

BSHS Blue (3)

Briege and Francesca

Year 8 – Cup

9.00am

6

BSHS Blue (1)

Kepnock (4)

9.00am

5

Shalom Black (2)

Shalom Red (3)

Mrs Thomson

Grace and Mrs Wedemeyer

Year 9 – Cup

9.00am

9

Shalom Black (1)

BSHS Blue (4)

Mrs Somerfield

9.00am

8

St Luke’s (2)

Shalom Red (3)

Mrs Fox

Year 9 – Shield

9.00am

12

BCC (1)

BSHS White (4)

9.00am

11

Kepnock (2)

Shalom Blue (3)

Courtney and Keilani

Year 10 – Cup

10.00am

3

BSHS Blue (1)

Isis District (4)

10.00am

2

Shalom Red (2)

Gin Gin (3)

Mrs Davis

Open – Cup

10.00am

6

BSHS Blue (1)

Shalom Red (4)

Mrs Taske

10.00am

5

St Luke’s (2)

Kepnock (3)

Open – Shield

10:00am

9

Shalom Black (1)

St Luke’s (4)

Mr Ray

10:00am

8

BSHS White (2)

BCC (3)

Semi Finals

Time

Court

Team

Team

Umpires

Open – Plate

10:00am

12

Gin Gin Yellow

Discovery CC

10:00am

11

Rosedale

Isis District

Grand Finals

Year 7 – Cup

11:00am

3

Winner 1 v 4

Winner 2 v 3

11:00am

2

Loser 2 v 3

Loser 1 v 4

Year 8 – Cup

11:00am

6

Winner 1 v 4

Winner 2 v 3

11:00am

5

Loser 2 v 3

Loser 1 v 4

Year 9 – Cup

11:00am

9

Winner 1 v 4

Winner 2 v 3

11:00am

8

Loser 2 v 3

Loser 1 v 4

Year 9 – Shield

11:00am

12

Winner 1 v 4

Winner 2 v 3

11:00am

11

Loser 2 v 3

Loser 1 v 4

Year 10 – Cup

12 noon

3

Winner 1 v 4

Winner 2 v 3

12 noon

2

Loser 1 v 4

Loser 2 v 3

Open – Cup

12 noon

6

Winner 1 v 4

Winner 2 v 3

12 noon

5

Loser 2 v 3

Loser 1 v 4

Open – Shield

12 noon

9

Winner 1 v 4

Winner 2 v 3

12 noon

8

Loser 2 v 3

Loser 1 v 4

Open – Plate

12 noon

12

Winner 1 v 4

Winner 2 v 3

12 noon

11

Loser 2 v 3

Loser 1 v 4

1:15 pm

Presentations

1:45 pm

All coaches to meet at the office to discuss items for the BDSSS report

Week 6 Netball Results and Winter Finals Qualification

Team

Result

Most Valuable Player

Overall Position

Qualified for Winter Finals Day

7 Yellow

Loss Vs Shalom Red

Sophie Bond

4th

Yes

7 Red

Win Vs Shalom Yellow

1st

Yes

7 Blue

Loss Vs BSHS

Tatum Viellaris

6th (CB)

No

7 Black

Win Vs St Lukes

2nd (CB)

Yes

8 Red

Loss Vs Bundy High

Allegra Thompson

3rd

Yes

8 Black

Win Vs St Lukes

Brianna Fraser

2nd

Yes

9 Black

Win vs St Lukes

Charlotte Boge

1st

Yes

9 Red

Win Vs BSHS

Casey Martin

3rd

Yes

9 Blue

Win Vs BSHS

3rd

Yes

10 Red

Win Vs Isis District

Lily Garland

2nd

Yes

Open Blue

Loss Vs St Lukes

Jenna Mason

5th

No

Open Red

North Forfeit

4th

Yes

Open Black

Win Vs BCC

1st

Yes

Mrs Nikki Somerfield
Netball Coordinator
Nikki_Somerfield@shalomcollege.com

Rugby League

Shalom 13 Years

The Under 13s teams had mixed results from their semi-finals matches at Across the Waves last Wednesday. The Red team played without several of their regular team against the top team in the age group, Bundaberg State High School, and couldn't match it with them. Although they fought as hard as they could, the went down by several tries.

The Black team played against a very committed Kepnock team, but ran away as convincing victors. Maintaining very good composure for such young players, the Shalom team consistently scored tries, running out victors by a big margin of 32-4. Lane Crossley-Price was very good, as always, with Will Hamilton and Mitchell Allen also among their best.

Shalom Open

The Open team again was reduced in number due to several injuries suffered after last week’s win. Lachlan Dempsey, Lachlan Dullaway and Anthony Altadonna joined several others on the sidelines. This left Shalom with just 13 players for the match against the team that had defeated them by 30 points in their previous outing. With the odds stacked against them, and enduring the further loss of two players during the match, Shalom displayed the valued that the team celebrates: great courage, commitment and skill to play their best match of this Winter sport season. Bill O'Doherty played his best match of the year, Daniel O'Driscoll also performed admirably in defence and Rece Hansen made a return from injury to help Shalom to a narrow two-point deficit at half time. Shalom continued to play well in the second half, but fatigue eventually got the better of the players and they went down 26-14.

That result finally ends the season for the Opens team that includes their achievement as Fraser Coast champions of the Broncos Cup for 2017. Several players have played their last game for the College, as a result, and as coach, I would like to thank them all for their efforts that have helped to shape the future direction of Rugby League at Shalom.

Mr Neil Feather
Coach
Neil_Feather@shalomcollege.com

Shalom 14 and 15 Years

Our 15 and 14 Years teams each played their last round matches against Bundaberg State High School in dress rehearsals for their grand finals. The 15 Years side could field just 11 players despite Bradley Clarke and Caileb Dimes doubling up from 14 Years, and they were beaten by weight of numbers 32-0. However, our 14 Years side showed great character to clinch a place in the decider with a three tries to two 14-12 victory. Second rower Nahum Pascoe backed up his double the previous week by scoring our opening try in another outstanding all-round performance, but Bundaberg High pounced on a dropped ball and hit back immediately, then seized on a rare defensive lapse with a try from deep in their own half which they converted for a 12-4 lead early in the second stanza. But the ball rolled over the touch in goal line from Bradley Clarke’s perfectly placed kick restart and from the ensuing line drop-out, Ryan Mant, who started from the bench in his return from injury, powered over and Bradley converted to reduce the margin to two points. We continued to compete strongly but it was not until three minutes from the end that we regained the lead with blockbusting front rower Alexander Druce crashing over. Over the last few minutes, Bundaberg High threw everything at us but we dug deep to hang on. Other stand-outs in a robust team performance included centre Jake McLennan and halves Bradley Clarke and Kynan Hard.

Mr Vince Habermann
14 Years Manager
Vincent_Habermann@shalomcollege.com

T20 Cricket

Congratulations to the Shalom Intermediate T20 Cricket Team who advanced to the Regional Finals after defeating Bundaberg Christian College and St Lukes Anglican School last Friday. Scores were as follows:

Game 1

Shalom 2/267 in 20 overs (Edward Ryan 102 retired, Kynan Hard 61, Matthew Jackson 56 not out)

BCC 4/73 in 20 overs (Aaron Cunnington 2/6 Joshua Pole 1/1, Jack Gray 1/24)

Game 2

St Lukes 10/27 (Jack Gray 3/1, Brendan Grills 2/5, Joshua Pole 2/1, Braden Henricksen 1/1, Aaron Cunnington 1/0)

Shalom 2/28 (Caileb Dimes 18 not out)

Thank you to the students and staff involved.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Shalom students Jayden Black, Nick Mason, Mitchell Sly and Leila Hepi-Tehuia who represented Wide Bay in the Under 12s State Touch Football championships held in Ipswich last weekend.

Congratulations to Mitchell Sly who was awarded The Greg Hurst Memorial Trophy for Player of the at the Year 10 to 12 Bundaberg School Boys Rugby League Presentation. Coen Searl was Best Attack, Patrick Curtis awarded Best Defender and Junior Tokoia received Most Improved - all were representing Shalom College.

Upcoming Events and Information

Sports Information will be placed on the notice board in the Undercover area. When students need to collect forms and other details from me, I am in the Sports Office located at the back of the Loyola Centre opening onto the Undercover eating area.

31 August - Winter Finals Day

Your Sporting Fanatic
Mr Simon Gills
Sports Coordinator
Simon_Gills@shalomcollege.com

Tuckshop Roster

Monday

28 August

Stefanie Hale

Tuesday

29 August

Help Needed

Wednesday

30 August

Help Needed

Thursday

31 August

Help Needed

Friday

1 September

Help Needed

Monday

4 September

Dianne Collins

Tuesday

5 September

Susie Zunker

Wednesday

6 September

Leanne Grogan

Katrina O’Sullivan

Thursday

7 September

Danielle Wooldridge

Friday

8 September

Leah Whaleboat

Marilyn Wootton

Monday

11 September

Bronwyn Grills

Tuesday

12 September

Cathy Duffield

Wednesday

13 September

Cher Giovannoni

Kellie Walker

Thursday

14 September

Paul & Caroline Simms

Allison Toft

Friday

15 September

Student Free Day

Monday

2 October

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Tuesday

3 October

Dianne Collins

Wednesday

4 October

Susie Zunker

Thursday

5 October

Leanne Grogan

Katrina O’Sullivan

Friday

6 October

Danielle Wooldridge

Shalom Sunday Markets

Tuckshop Markets Roster

Sunday

27 August

6.00am - 9.30am

Vince Habermann

Kate Rehbein

Louise Stallard

Craig Warner

Penelope Wrench

9.00am - 12.30pm

Brendan/Astrid Clancy

Kym Murphy

Jo Medcalf

John Pappalardo

Sunday

3 September

6.00am - 9.30am

Murray/Michele Flick

Greg/Jenny Jackson

Andrew Lucht

Janelle Test

Clarissa Pointon

Brendan/Yvette Simpson

9.00am - 12.30pm

Sharon Anderson

Terry/Leanne Emmitt

Sandra Killer

Belinda Prossliner

Warren Vaschina

Sunday

10 September

6.00am - 9.30am

Bruce/Kayleen Bryan

Mary Buchanan

Robert/Mellisa Doyle

Keightley Family

Peter O’Beirne

Steven Schiffke

Marie Walker

9.00am - 12.30pm

Rodney Allport

Marlyn/William May

Patricia Rochford

Tin Yu Wong

Michelle Purkis

Sunday

17 September

6.00am - 9.30am

Leone Aslett

Suzanne Brown

John Delaney

Mechalle Kimber

Mark Morris

Allison Toft

Jennifer Walsh

9.00am - 12.30pm

Marissa Browne

Anne Exelby

Renita Snare

Sunday

24 September

6.00am - 9.30am

Christine Buwalda-Nicolson

Joanne Godfrey

Richard/Fiona Hayes

Martin Kelly

Rohan/Maddy Lloyd

Karlee Pfeffer

9.00am - 12.30pm

Wayne Fuller

Bruce Green

Kylie Johnstone

Markets BBQ Roster

27 August

NET Team

3 September

Fairymead Swim Club

10 September

All Schools Touch

17 September

St Joseph’s P&F

24 September

Edmund Rice

Community Notice Board

The Catholic Parish of Bundaberg – News

Brisbane Bells Tour

Bundaberg Surf Life Saving Club

Bundaberg Regional Council

Triple P Parenting

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