Term 2 - 18 June 2018

From the Head of Senior School


One of my favourite Australian artists is a modernist named Grace Cossington Smith who devoted much of her time to painting the Sydney Harbour Bridge as it was under construction. She painted the unfinished arches as they were approaching one another, investing them with a grace and beauty this is almost tangible, but which equally emphasised the tension of their quest to meet – straining for completion but ultimately perched in space on the edge of possibility. Grace Cossington Smith did not paint the bridge again after it was completed, and I think I know why. It has something to do with the reasons we’re all so captivated by the young – by their energy and activism but ultimately by their capacity to embody potential which is a salient. And whilst it’s beautiful to witness, as Cossington Smith discerned in watching Australia’s most famous bridge go up, it’s invariably done with one’s heart in one’s mouth, and no small degree of urgency – exacerbated because the …

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Sports News


JMB / Step Back Think Orange Round – this Saturday 16 June
This Saturday 16 June marks the annual JMB / Step Back Think Orange Round. All students in Years 7–12 representing Carey in APS Sport will wear orange shoelaces for a $5 donation to these important causes. Middle School students are required to bring their $5 to training on Thursday, while Senior School students need to bring their $5 on …

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Music News


This year’s Middle School Musical Mary Poppins opens next Friday night (22 June) and will then run until Thursday 28 June. The booking response has been overwhelming, so head to TryBooking now to secure your tickets. It is a huge complex show and many students, parents, staff and friends are working long hours to bring all of the various …

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Senior School Calendar

Rowing Club AGM

Wednesday 20 June
Yarra Yarra Boat Club

Futures Day (Year 10 students)

Friday 22 June

Program Support Group (PSG) Meetings

Monday 25 June to Friday 29 June

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