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28 August 2013

General Excellence - August 2013


With the Regional Debating competition complete, it is wonderful to hear of Pittwater House success. The following students who received a place in the Preliminary Round of HICES debating deserve our commendation and support as they continue their Debating careers: Jemma Crane, Daniel Nemstev, Ashley Potter, Megan Shaw, Sophie Grant, Jacob Bradley, Isabella Thomassian, Ben Cook, Lydia Catlin-Struthers, Kiara Butera, Russia Christensen, Thao Nguyen, Angus Leck and Nicholas Tucker.



RSL and Services Clubs Kokoda Youth Leadership Challenge

James Passmore (G11) is lucky enough to have been offered a sponsored trip by the Harbord Diggers Mounties Group, to trek the Kokoda Trail. He will be visiting well known sites along the track and meeting students at local schools whilst trekking. It is a very challenging trek and James is hard at work training for his adventure. We wish him well and look forward to hearing all the details from him.



Performing Arts

Jacob Bradley (Year 6) has been selected as a 'Junior Featured Singer' in Alice the Musical, being performed at The Glen Street Theatre by Stage Artz Theatre Company and Performing Arts School. It will run from 20-28 September 2013 and proceeds go to the Westmead Children's Hospital.



NSW National Science Competition

In Term 2 a number of Pittwater House students participated in the University of New South Wales National Science Competition. Pittwater House had thirty nine participants from Years 7 to 11 who achieved the following results; 15 Participations, 16 Credits, 7 Distinctions and 1 High Distinctions. The students who achieved Distinctions were Kiara Butera, Benjamin Kidner, Benjamin Palmer, Yash Sogy, Benjamin Wanders, Kelsey Dunlop and Craig Feeney. Maria Wang produced an amazing result, achieving the school's only High Distinction.

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