Term 1 - 21 February 2018

From the Head of Middle School

Michael Nelson

At the beginning of the year it can be a bit of a challenge to switch back into ‘school routine’, although for many families it is definitely time to move back into a more structured part of the year. The notion that it takes time to develop or re-form habits is interesting when applied to the summer holiday period – there is a stark contrast from lazy days at the beach, regular family celebrations, sleep ins, fewer commitments, free time, televised sport each evening, and being in a smaller family group to that of the daily routines of a school term, with its earlier mornings, classes, competing demands, meetings, expectations, rules, being a …

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Access to eBooks

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As part of the Booklist requirements, all students have purchased a ‘Digital Bundle’ which allows them to use electronic textbooks called eBooks. As a new initiative, all students in Years 7 to 12 who are enrolled in subjects linked to ICT …

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Student wellbeing

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There is a range of staff in Middle School, with varied but complementary roles, whose job it is to support your son or daughter’s wellbeing. In particular, our Middle School Heads of House and Mentors are significant adults in the life of each …

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Chaplain’s Corner

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If ever you need examples of connectedness, I encourage you to look no further than Cowes in Phillip Island. Each year, our week on the Island has us marvelling at how well people can get along together, from friendly waves, to offers of take my car …

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Sports News

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Welcome back to all students and families to Carey Sport for the 2018 school year. There were a number of fantastic activities conducted over the summer months – top of the list were the two international sports tours to the USA (Basketball) and Spain (Soccer). Both trips were an outstanding success, with all students gaining a brilliant insight into the sporting and cultural diversities of these two great countries. We also had a number of sports camps and clinics in January: the First XI cricketers toured Adelaide, the rowers were hard at work at their annual Nagambie Camp, our dive team honed their skills at a two-day clinic, and we had fantastic parent group led initiatives in junior cricket and tennis. Huge thanks to all staff and parents who led these events.

Year 7 Trials Day
A monster morning of sport was held at the magnificent Carey Sports Complex last Saturday. Amidst brilliant blue skies, our entire Year 7 cohort ran, jumped, threw, swam and dived into the Carey Sport program with super enthusiasm and zeal. Thanks to …

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Music News

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A warm welcome to all as we begin the 2018 musical year. It is always an exciting time, especially for Year 7 students as the shiny new instruments arrive and we witness the first sounds on those new instruments. It is a little chaotic as we work …

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Middle School Calendar

House Swimming

Tuesday 13 February
Carey Sports Complex, Bulleen

MSPA Committee Meeting

Wednesday 21 February
7.00-9.00pm
UN Room

Tennis Club Committee Meeting

Wednesday 21 February
7.00-9.00pm
Cabinet Room

MSPA Welcome Event (Year 7 parents)

Thursday 22 February
7.00-9.00pm
The Quad

Carey Master Calendar

For detailed information about events at Carey please refer to the CareyLink Master Calendar.

Did you know?

MSPA

Middle School Parents Association can be found on CareyLink. Click on the heading to see this page.

Curriculum Information

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APS Fixture

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Canteen Menu (Week A)

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Canteen Menu (Week B)

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Important Contacts

Absence Line

Call 9816 1279
MSAbsenteeLine@Carey.com.au

Wet Weather Line

Call 9852 0043

Administration Inquiries

Call 9816 1449
middle@carey.com.au

ICT Service Desk

Call 9816 1249
ictservicedesk@carey.com.au

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