Archive for February, 2013

For Sale at the Stromlo HS Finance Office

The following items are available for purchase from the Finance Office.  Great bargains, great prices, must haves!!!!

Student Diaries – great for keeping track of your classes and assignments and only $5.00

School Magazines from 2012 and 2011 – provides a school wide overview of the whole year covering all years.  A must read at $10.00 each, catch up on all the exciting happenings over the past two years.

Scientific Calculators recommended by school for $20.00.

UBS Memory Stick with Stromlo High logo a bargin at $11.00.

Looking for affordable Yoga Classes

Yoga Enlightenment are holding Flow Yoga classes on Thursdays 5.45 – 6.45pm and Core Yoga classes on Monday 8.15 – 9.15pm in the Hall, Weston Creek Community Centre.

Cost $10 general, $8 concession.

For information call Robyn (0432 778 271) or

School Board Elections – Parents and Citizens Member

Voting information and ballot forms were distributed to all students in their final class of the day yesterday. If this form did not make it home, spare copies are available from the front office. Voting opens 28th February at 11am and closes Thursday 7th March at 11:00am. Good luck to all the candidates!

Model Train Expo

The Canberra Railway Club is holding the 2013 Model Train Expo at University of Canberra High School Kaleen, 104 Baldwin Drive on Saturday 23rd March 9am – 5pm and Sunday 24th March 9am – 4pm.

Admission Adults $10, Children/Seniors $5, Family $20

Host Families Needed in June/July

In June-July students from over 20 countries around the world will be arriving in Australia to study at local high schools for 5 or 10 months.Opportunities exist for families to act as a host family, in a volunteer capacity.  Hosting can be on a temporary, short or long term basis.  Host families help provide international students with the chance to study and experience life in Australia.  This is a great way to learn about another country and culture, establish a lifelong link to a family in another country and contribute to international goodwill.

If your family can offer a friendly, supportive and caring home environment, contact us today.

To hear more about this wonderful opportunity or our student exchange programs out of Australia, call Student Exchange Australia New Zealand on 1300 135 331 or visit

Weston Creek Woden Dodgers Basketball Club

Winter 2013 Registration Day for Girls and Boys 7-19 years old interested in playing basketball in Terms 2 & 3 2013.

Registration Day will be held at Woden Basketball Stadium on Sat 2nd March 11:00 – 1:00pm.

Further information at  Phone enquiries: 0411 337 686 or


Evatt Primary Recycled Garden Competition

As a class, group or family get creative and grow a small garden in any reused container or vessel.  Choose a theme for your garden – as long as it has real plants in it!

Entries close 3rd April. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Entry queries contact Karen Mobbs: or 62596384.

Enter online at:

C4 Program 2013

An information session for the C4 program this year will be held at Alfred Deakin High School on Wednesday 27th March.

This program is available to any year 10 student enrolled in the Central Canberra Construction Cluster, with 12 places available. If students are successful in gaining a position in the program a long with successful completion of the program they will receive a Statement of Attainment in Certificate II in Building and Construction and their year 10 certificate.

Students interested in applying for the program should register their interest with Miss Makowski the Careers Adviser as soon as possible.


Central Australia Trip 2013

Permission notes are now available for the Central Australia trip from Miss Makowski in the Humanities staff room.

The projected cost of the trip is $1800 and will be during the September/ October school holidays.

To secure your position on the trip a deposit is required and is to be paid no later than 1st March. There are 45 positions available.

Year 7 Camp 2013 April 10-12

This year the Year 7 Camp will be at Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre, NSW. The camp will focus on team building and relationship building whilst participating in a range of activities including team initiatives, mountain biking, canoeing and they will have their own cookout. This destination has proved to be popular and highly rewarding for students, and it is an exciting opportunity for your Year 7 child.

The cost for the camp is $345.00. This includes travel by coach to and from Jindabyne, all activities, accommodation, food and staffing. Payment for camp can be made at the Finance Office at Stromlo High School, and there is always an option to pay in instalments from now. The camp must be paid in full by Friday 22nd March, 2013.

If you have any questions, please contact Susan Peachey on 6205 6166 or via email

Year 7 Camp Update / Note Term 1 2013

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