Term 4 - 24 October 2017

From the Head of Middle School

Michael Nelson

‘Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act.’ – Pablo Picasso.

A change of routine is a wonderful way to re-charge and re-collaborate. Couple that with some family time, and sunshine, and hopefully many people have moved into Term 4 with a renewed sense of purpose and energy.

Although we still have a quarter of the year to go, it often feels like we are already near the end; however, it’s never too late to set some small new plans or habits to ensure a fantastic finish to the year. With the warmer weather, longer evenings, and the promise of a summer break, we can try to make the most of the last run to the end of …

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Chaplain’s Corner


This week in Chapel, staff and students were invited to look at ways to try to do good. Using the comment ‘blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven’, people were asked to think about how to help others. Those in attendance were also encouraged to support Gadsden Mentor Matthias Poi who is planning to run a half marathon during the upcoming Melbourne Marathon to raise funds for those living in the Kibera slums. For more information please visit his fundraising …

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Music News


It is great to be back at Carey after nearly six weeks in Ireland, Scotland and Britain. Apart from seeing wonderful places, meeting lovely people, walking a lot, and learning more history, I heard some wonderful music – ranging from Irish Folk music to the choir of Westminster Abbey. I also saw some stunning theatre.

The thought of stunning theatre brings me to the upcoming Middle School Play and Performing Arts Tour. Our original production of The Last Train to Tarrawingee is now in its final stages of development. Fifty-four Middle School students will be involved as actors, musicians, dancers and singers in creating this historically-based exploration of …

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Sports News


Term 4 Carey Sport Arrangements
The Summer Season of Carey Sport is fast approaching for our First Badminton, Cricket, Softball, Tennis, Table Tennis and Volleyball teams, with tryouts for these teams commencing this week. Check the specific sport page on CareyLink for all training and practice match details. Please note that there is no compulsory sport in Term 4 for Middle and Senior School students (unless they are trying out for a First team, or are involved in Rowing or ‘A’ level Cricket).

We wish our Carey athletes all the best as their season draws to a close with the APS Finals on Saturday 21 October (Girls in the morning, Boys in the afternoon) at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park. Entry is free for students dressed in school uniform. Parents and guest tickets are available at the stadium on the day for $10 each.

Year 7 students Miller Smith and James Horsey, along with their Victorian team, were very busy over the holidays winning the U13s Australian Hockey Championships in Perth …

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Middle School Calendar

Soccer Club AGM

Tuesday 17 October
UN Room


Wednesday 18 October
UN Room

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