Term 2 - 22 May 2018

From the Principal


A tsunami of adolescent anxiety and depression
At the recent G20 Schools conference which Carey hosted, leading adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg informed us that at some time during their teenage years, just under a quarter of teenage boys and just under a third of teenage girls will experience a severe form of anxiety or depression. The G20 Schools delegates workshopped the reasons for such a crisis, and came up with these points …

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Chaplain’s Corner


Last Sunday my family celebrated Mothers Day with my mother who will be 90 later this year. All the family made the effort to be there and to share a meal together. In the restaurant there were many other families doing likewise. Happy noise and …

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AFLW Premiership star returns to Carey


Last week, recently crowned AFLW Premiership player Kim Rennie returned to Carey to be interviewed by Heather Hebbard as part of an ongoing project to interview Old Carey Grammarians for Archives in the lead up to the school’s centenary. Earlier …

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Tour de Cure


Finding a community with soul
The Tour de Cure is an annual ride through regional areas of Australia, with the explicit intent to take action in fighting cancer in all its forms. Now in its 12th year, the Tour has grown from 29 riders completing a …

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Explore Carey online through our 360 Virtual Tour


Recently, the Community Relations team worked with a photographer to put together a virtual tour of our Kew, Donvale and Bulleen campuses. We currently have only a few locations, but we encourage you to go through and check them out …

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From the OCGA


I’m sure all Year 12 students at Carey are dreaming of the day they finally put their pens down, having finished their final exam. No doubt it is an exciting time – all that hard work and study finally paying off! Leaving school for the last …

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SchoolTV – Eating disorders

The focus of this edition of SchoolTV is on eating disorders. An eating disorder is a serious mental illness, characterised by eating, exercise and body weight or shape becoming an unhealthy preoccupation of someone’s life. It is estimated that one million Australians have an eating disorder, and this number is increasing. Eating disorders …

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Carey Celebrates Literature Festival


During last week’s Carey Celebrates Literature Festival, we invited writers to our school to share their stories and their skills with us. We are inspired and begin to create our own stories in words, art, music, theatre, games, poetry and film. …

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Performing Arts News


Shannon Barnett Workshop
Australia has a number of high profile expatriate jazz musicians working overseas, and trombonist Shannon Barnett is no exception. Shannon is currently the jazz trombone soloist in the WDR Big Band based in Cologne, and is …

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Mothers Day Luncheon


Thank you to all those who attended the Carey Mothers Day Lunch on Friday 4 May. We trust that you had a wonderful afternoon with your friends and other Carey mums. It was our largest ever Mothers Day Lunch, with 453 mums in attendance …

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Snowsports News


All students wishing to participate in Snowsports this year MUST fill out the Expression of Interest form available here. This is how your details will be collected to send out all the necessary paperwork required to participate in Snowsports. There …

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Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund

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The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) will be provided by the Victorian Government to assist eligible families to cover the costs of school excursions, camps and sporting activities. Please read for further information on eligibility and …

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Thursday 17 May

CLOSA Parents Walking Day

Wednesday 23 May
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Friday 25 May

CPR for Anxiety and Resilience

Wednesday 30 May

Robinson River Trip

Friday 8 June to Monday 18 June

Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

Monday 11 June
School Closed

CLOSA Parents Pot Luck Lunch

Thursday 14 June
From 12.00 noon

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