Winter Sports Season Over

Our season of Winter sports is now over. It began in term one with Friday afternoon training where students chose their sport, met their coaches and began practicing skills and strategies. We managed to have a clear run of fine weather throughout all our training and match dates, and a Friday afternoon session of exercise and fun was the perfect way to finish the school week.

As Queenies is a smaller school than our competitors in terms of enrolment, we can be proud of our performances on the ovals, pitches and courts. Our students held their own and collected a bunch of wins in the Eagles Cup and Lightning Carnival. Special mention must go to our Netball B team who drew with two other schools to win their division at the Lightning carnival.

Another reason to be proud is the consistently high level of sportsmanship displayed whenever we leave our grounds and head out into the community. Win, lose or draw our students play hard to the end, and our behaviour out in the community is always of a high standard.

A very special thank you goes out to the many parents who gave up huge chunks of their time to give our students coaching and care on Friday afternoons and all day at the Lightning Carnival. They are Shane Lilly, Chris Wilkinson, Matt Davey, Dwayne Griffin, Kelvin Daby, Sharon Armstrong, Angela Goes, Ashley Goes, Sarah McIntyre, Hazel Mountford and Sarah Stapleton. Thanks also to Julie Norrish, Jo Scriven and Narelle Williams for helping wash uniforms and socks.

And finally to our hard working teachers who took care of our teams during the season – Ms Maloney, Mrs Boronovski, Miss Jacob, Mrs Spadaro, Mrs O’Brien, Miss Yaxley and Mrs Watkins. Thank you for your time and effort in making the program possible.

Enjoy these photos from football and netball. If you took any photos from any of the soccer matches, please forward them to ross.bridgeman@cewa.edu.au.

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Lightning Carnival

It was a great effort by our netball and football teams on Friday. They were beaten by better sides, but played hard until the end nonetheless. That wraps up our Eagles Cup season for 2019, with just our Lightning Carnival to go.

Lightning Carnival Details

  • All year 5 and 6 students (all Eagles Cup teams)
  • Tuesday 25th June 2019
  • All teams and coaches to be at their respective venues by 9.15am
  • Students to arrive at Queenies between 8.00 and 8.15am please.
  • Buses leave Queen of Apostles at 8.30am sharp.
  • Buses will return by 3.00pm
  • Football at Santich Park, Asquith St, Munster.
  • Soccer at Beale Park, Hamilton Rd, Spearwood.
  • Netball at Gibson Park, High St, Fremantle
  • Parents are welcome to come along and spectate.

To view or download full programs with fixtures, click on the ‘Quick search notes and info’ tab at the top.

Good Luck Queenies!!!

Future Opals!

Congratulations to our girls basketball teams for their fantastic effort at Tuesday’s carnival to bring home the shield with 5 wins and a draw for the day.

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The shield will be engraved asap and proudly displayed in the office at school. Our boys also had a great day. Although hey found the competition pretty tough, their effort and team work was there all day long. Both our teams shared the ball and court time amongst their team mates, and supported each other through out all their matches.

Thank you to Claire Anton for coaching the girls team, including many training sessions before school. Queenies once again would like to thank the large contingent of parent supporters at the carnival, who gave our players plenty of encouragement throughout the day. Thank you to Mrs Fenwick and Mrs Lilly for scoring our games also.

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Let’s Bounce!

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Good luck to our boys and girls teams as they head to Cockburn Basketball Stadium tomorrow for a series of games against other schools in the CPSSA – cpssa.com.au.

Training has gone really well and our students are excited about the day ahead.

A program of rules and fixtures can be found in the ‘quick search notes and info’ tab.

#goqueenies.

 

Eagles Cup Training

The students at Queen of Apostles are very grateful for the wonderful support we have received from parent helpers in the lead-up to our first matches of the season next week. The teams have been practicing well and enjoying the wonderful weather on Friday afternoons.

Our last training session is today – again at Riverton Reserve for the soccer and footy teams, and on the courts back at school for the netball teams. We have taken the field sports to Riverton Reserve so our players can get used to playing on a bigger field, ready for what they will be playing on in the coming weeks.

Our first match details:

Friday 24th May, 2019

All Saints College, Ewing St, Bull Creek

1.30pm start.

On buses and back by 3.00pm

Spectators welcome.

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Inters Swimmers!

what a fantastic (and warm) day we had at Rockingham Aquatic Centre on Tuesday for the CPSSA Inter-school Swimming Carnival.

Our team had prepared very well during 6 sessions at the Leisreplex, and that hard work showed as our students put in hearty efforts in the pool. It is great for our kids to be exposed to this level of competition. They learn that hard work pays rewards, they learn to conquer their nervous, and they learn the value of belonging to a team.

Queenies Finished 6th overall (5th in the APPS shield) – not bad for a small school. we also had two medal winners – Kyle Willesen won the yr 4 boys silver medal, while Joseph Kelleher won the yr 5 boys bronze.

A big thank you to the many parents of our swimmers for getting them along to training with a lovely breakfast, and back to school again. We appreciate your effort. We also had a great number of supporters at the carnival to cheer our team on. Thank you.

Finally thank you to Miss Jacob, Mrs Watkins and Amelia Cosmelli for their help on the day. Miss Jacob uploaded a cool video montage of some photos onto our facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010173880237

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Sibling support!
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The Mean Machine! 2nd!

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Madam Butterfly!

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Save the Dates

Important Sports dates for 2019:

Eagles cup matches – All yr 5/6 students, 1.30pm – 3.00pm on Friday 24 May, 7 June and 14 June.

Inter-school Basketball – Selected students, Tuesday 21st May.

Lightning Carnival (Eagles Cup teams) – all yr 5/6 students, Tuesday 25 June.

Faction Cross Country Carnival – all yr 3-6 students, Friday 23rd August, 12.30 – 3.00pm

Littlies Lap-a-thon – All Kindy – yr 2 students, Friday 30 August, 2-3pm.

Inter-school Cross Country – Selected students, Tuesday 10 September, all day.

Faction Athletics Day #1 – all yr 3 – 6 students, Wednesday 23 October, all day.

Faction Athletics Day #2Friday 25th October, K – yr 2: 9.00 – 11.30am, yr 3-6: 12.30 – 3pm

Interschool Athletics Day #1 – Selected students, Monday 4 November, all day.

Inter-school Athletics Day #2 – selected students, Tuesday 5th November, all day.

Inter-school Cricket Carnival – selected students – Tuesday 26 November, all day.

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