3-Peat for Flynn!

Congratulations to Flynn on winning their third swimming carnival in a row!

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The competition was pretty close all day with all factions producing race winners and medalists. The super efforts from our swimmers made us all proud, as many pushed themselves to attempt races they hadn’t participated in before. The enthusiasm and support shown for each other’s performances was heartening, as was the great support from all parents and grandparents in attendance.

The final scores were:

Flynn 339, Canning 281, Magdlen 236, Luemmen 220.

Canning took out the Bonus Points Shield, mostly due to the many Green parents who volunteered to help out during the day. Magdlen were certainly the best at cheering on the day!

Individual Champs and Runners-up:

Yr 4 Champions: Joseph Kelleher and Imogen Watters

Yr 4 R/UP: Deacon Hollow and Chloe Taylor

Yr 5 Champions: Nathan Watters and Charissa Kheng

Yr 5 R/UP: Ashton Fung and Sienna Lilly

Yr 6 Champions: Michael McFerrin and Isabella Alves-Veira

Yr 6 R/UP: Matthew Radojkovich and Summer McCann

Inter-school training will commence in week 8 – a note will follow.

A huge than you to the many parents for coming along to support this event, and for getting behind all our swimmers. Thank you especially to the parents who place judged, timed and helped in the water. If you took some photos today and would like to share them, please email them to ross.bridgeman@cewa.edu.au.

Our teachers once again were a great support and resource to rely upon – thank you!

And to the students at Queen of Apostles, who challenged themselves to try, improve and do great things today – you are AWESOME!

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Swim Trials Done, Now For The Carnival!

With our swim trials completed, division lists will be compiled and available for students and parents to view (on the sports noticeboard in the corridor leading out to the undercover area) as soon as possible. Well done to our students for their efforts in the pool on Wednesday. Thanks to Mrs Pynes, Mrs Clemo and Mrs Kelleher for their help – that’s 20 points to Canning and 10 points to Magdlen!!!

The carnival programme is available by clicking the ‘quick search notes and info’ tab at the top of this page, along with a copy of the bus permission note. This note has start times and other important info about the day.

We hope to see you there to cheer on our swimmers.

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Welcome to 2018

Welcome back to all our families returning for another year at Queenies, and a special welcome and hello to our new families. We hope you have all settled in to a routine and the start of the year has been smooth.

Another busy year lies ahead of us with many activities planned for our community to be involved in. First up are the swim trials for our years 4-6 students who have passed at least level 4 swimming. These trials help determine divisions for the upcoming swim carnival (details below), and also allow students who haven’t swam in our swim carnivals before to test themselves out in a 50m pool.

Following that is our Faction Swimming Carnival for years 3-6. This is the first of our big carnivals for 2018. It is a fun day with a mix of competitive races and fun novelty events for students, parents and teachers to participate in.

Details:

Swim Trials – years 4-6 – Riverton Leisureplex, Wednesday 14th Feb 12.30 – 2.30pm

Click here for the swim trials note.

Swim Carnival – years 3 – 6 – Riverton Leisureplex, Tuesday 20th Feb, half day (am) for yr 3, full day for years 4-6.

Notes with full details and bus permission slips will be forwarded home asap.

Here’s to another year of sport, exercise, community involvement and fun here at Queenies!

 

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Queenies Win!

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Congratulations to our A Division girls team for bringing home the shield in a tight competition on Tuesday. Our players gave their all and behaved superbly in what was a fun and exciting day. With big hits, excellent bowling, classic catches and thrilling run-outs, it was clear to see the training had paid off. A huge thank you to Mr Edmonds for his time, expertise and enthusiasm in guiding our teams to do so well. Our Girls B team placed second, while both Boys teams managed a win each from their 3 games.

Thank you also to Mrs Maloney for helping on the day, and to the many parents for their support. Enjoy these photos thanks to Mr Koh.

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Congratulations Aths Team!

Over two days of competition our aths team worked really hard and did their best against bigger schools and some very talented athletes. We were positioned 7th after day #1 (jumps, throws and 400m), and managed to keep that spot after the completion of day #2 (200m, sprints, leaderball and relays). We placed 3rd in the A.P.P.S. Shield (Average Points Per Student). The students were delighted with this result, as were the many parent supporters who cheered on our kids with spirit the entire competition.

I was very pleased with the effort at training leading up to the event. The hard work paid off as the kids made big improvements in just 2 weeks of practice. Especially in the baton relays – NO DROPPED BATONS!!!! Stand-out performances came from Sophie Eaton who tied for a Silver medal in the year 4 girls, and Alicia Herbert who tied for the Bronze medal for the year 6 girls.

Thank you to Mr Markandu and Mr Koh for helping at training and providing expert photography. Thanks also to Ms Knight and Ms Laity for helping on both days.

Special mention must go to our wonderful team captains – Alicia Herbert and Jeff Douce, along with the year 6 students who were a great help on both days and set an excellent example for all our students to follow.

There were many ‘magic moments’ over the two days that make us proud to be a part of the Queenies Family. One example was watching many of our athletes push through painful ailments and injuries – determined to still try their best despite the discomfort!

If you witnessed such a moment, please share it with us. We love to hear those good news stories.

Enjoy these photos courtesy of Edwin Koh.

Athletics Carnival

Congratulations and well done to our wonderful school community for such a huge effort over the two days of competition. Our students tried their best and participated in fine spirit. Our teachers worked hard to make sure our kids were looked after and enjoyed themselves. Our parents and grandparents helped make a fantastic atmosphere and contributed in many ways to ensure the carnival was a success.

There were many moments during the carnival that made us proud. These events bring out the best in our students and community, and we can all take away precious memories.

Flynn made it 3 in a row by winning the outright shield, narrowly beating Luemmen. Magdlen took out the ‘Bonus Points’ shield.

Final Scores:

Flynn 1562, Luemmen 1541, Magdlen 1518, Canning 1465

Individual medal winners were:

Yr 3 Champions: Saumia panchalingham and Bailey Minderman

Yr 3 Runners-up: Emmy Bekink and Deacon Hollow

Yr 4 Champions: Charissa Kheng and Brodie Davey

Yr 4 Runners-up: Sienna Lilly and Jo-han Lam

Yr 5 Champions: Summer McCann and Flynn Clemo

Yr 5 Runners-up: Natasha Hodgkinson and Matthew Radojkovich

Yr 6 Champions: Alicia Herbert and Jeff Douce

Yr 6 Runners-up: Jodie Ophel and Jensen Herbert

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More pics from the two days:

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So far…..

We had a wonderful day last Thursday for Day #1 of our athletics carnival. The weather was perfect, and the kids were ready to perform. We had a great turnout of spectators to cheer on our students, and to lend a hand at the various activities. There was great speed, strength, skill and stamina on display from our athletes which was a pleasure to watch. Champion medals have been decided, but these will be announced on Day #2.

The scores so far:

Flynn 802

Canning 695

Magdlen 691

Luemmen 665

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We look forward to another exciting day this Friday 20th at Queenies. Bring a chair or a picnic blanket and enjoy this community event. There will be opportunities to get involved, and there will be a cake stall with food and drinks available.

We hope to see you there.

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