|Wednesday August 24||Stage 5 Subject Selection – Information Evening 6:30pm C Block|
|Monday August 29||Drama – HSC Prac Exam|
HSC – Visual Arts Body of Work Lockdown
|Tuesday August 30||White Card|
|Wednesday August 31||Aladdin – The Musical – Year 9/10 Dance|
|Friday September 8||Graffiti Art Incursion – $55 (entries close 28/8)|
Learning Opportunities and Choices
From our Principal
What a busy few weeks we have just had! For all our Year 12 students and their families, I hope that the Trial Exam period challenged students to achieve their best, identified areas for deeper learning and reinforced that, although a difficult time, it is more importantly a learning opportunity from which students can take away a plan for improvement as they move towards the HSC exams.
Science Week Expo
Congratulations once again, on our Learning Community’s fantastic efforts at the Science Week Expo. There are certainly some budding scientists of the future, demonstrating creativity and innovation which are recognised as the premier skill set of the future. Thank you, to all the staff involved in making this a success, in particular, Mr Cartner for his enthusiasm and dedication to science.
Stage 5 Subject Selection
Subject selection for Year 8 students takes place next week. Please remember that students should select for what will bring them ‘joy’ to learning, rather than a perceived requisite for future career choices. The only impact on future career directions is the skills that are gained through immersing yourself in new learning, developing problem solving skills, having persistence in learning and then communicating that knowledge and passion with others. These skills can be achieved in any selected elective. Having said that, keep an eye out for the new STEM elective we are offering for the first time in 2017! Kariong Mountains High School is really catering for studies in this important burgeoning field.
Ms Anne Vine, Principal
From our Deputy
Students, parents and staff will be emailed a survey shortly that looks at the mental health needs of our students and how we currently support them. I am looking to introduce a program to our school called Mind Matters. Data from the surveys will be analysed and this will determine the modules we introduce to address those needs. The survey should only take about 10 minutes to complete. Your support in this is appreciated and valuable.
The review of our Student Welfare and Discipline Policy and Anti-bullying Plan is almost complete. If you would like to contribute to the review, please feel free to contact me at the school.
Mr Scott White, Deputy Principal
MAX Potential Showcase 2016 – Youth Leadership Program
At the Max Potential Showcase on Wednesday August 17, the young adults were presented with certificates and praise for their dedication to the program.
KMHS First Snow Trip
KMHS Canteen Tuesday Specials: 29/08 & 06/09
The Week in Photos