Term 4 - 24 October 2017

From the Head of Senior School


The beginning of Term 4 is always beset by a range of emotions for our Year 12s as they grapple with feelings of excitement, nostalgia, disquiet and fatigue. The Quad countdown (which commenced last term) is into single digits; the highly anticipated leavers’ hoodies have arrived and are being worn as a badge of honour; trial exams are over (which can only mean one thing); and evenings like Valedictory and Speech Night loom large on the horizon. There’s a sense of finality to things now – final House Periods and Assemblies, Chapel services, and classes. And a growing awareness of where it all began – be it an elementary school in a province in Mainland China, or the Carey Junior School in Kew.

The Class of 2017 set the tone for our community from day one, and they’ll be remembered for the fact that they filled the Quad with their crazy tunes every Friday; that they played and swam and sung with joy on behalf of their Houses; that, despite their growing need for independence, they respected the processes and, more importantly, the people put in place to guide them in their final year; that they gave of their time in the service of others; they supported each other from the sidelines and …

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Music News


Jazz Band Auditions
Auditions for the 2018 Big Band and Stage Band are being held on Friday 20 October. If you haven’t done so already, you need to pick up an audition pack from the second floor of the DYPAC and sign yourself up for a …

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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 …

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Senior School Calendar

OCGA Year 12 Breakfast

Tuesday 17 October
The Quad

Soccer Club AGM

Tuesday 17 October
UN Room

Final Day for Year 12 Classes and Special Assembly

Friday 20 October

Leavers Service

Monday 23 October

Valedictory Dinner

Monday 23 October
Peninsula Shed 14, Docklands

Speech Night

Thursday 26 October
Melbourne Town Hall

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