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Tabloid Sports 2015

Today Greenvale Primary School hosted its first ever Tabloid Sports.

Students in Years Foundation, One and Two participated in a range of events including, 50m sprints, kanga sack races, bean bag throws, parachute games, tunnel ball races, soccer dribbling activities, egg and spoon races as well as baton relays.

All events were just for fun, and the students engaged in them with great enjoyment and sportsmanship.

Thank you to all of the staff, students and parents who worked hard in hot conditions, to contribute to this fantastic day.

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Hot Shots Competition 2015

Over the past week students in Years 3 and 4 have participated in a Tennis Hot Shots program in their Physical Education lessons. This program has been run in conjunction with the Greenvale Tennis Club and Hume Tennis and Community Centre.

Students participated in a ‘three-point peg play-off’ against members of their class in order to determine the top two boys and girls from each class to advance through to the final.

Today’s lunch time final was played in two separate boys and girls competitions in an elimination format in order to determine our champions.

Congratulations to both Shayla and Steven who finished first in their respective competitions.
These students have been awarded with an on court experience at the 2016 Australian Open.

Well done to the following students who also played in today’s final:

3MS: Alanah, Berna, Cooper, Daniel

3SB: Georgia, Amenna , Paul, Royce

3RW: Hanna, Sasha, Luka, Christian

34S: Milana , Rachel, Adam, Will, Delani, Jasmine, Christian, Michael

4KK: Taliyah, Jalle, Steven, Ahmed

4MP: Shayla, Chelsea, Theo, Matthew

4EW: Suega, Eda, Ravindu, Richie

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Hooptime Regional Finals

On Monday the 9th of November the All Star Boys and Girls Hooptime teams competed at the regional finals at the Mill Park Basketball Studium.

With the competition being very fierce, the All Star Boys team had a mix of results throughout the day, unfortunately missing out on the grand final by one game.
The All Star Girls successfully won their into their grand final, but unfortunately fell one win short of securing a place at the state championships.

Well done to all of the students involved, you should all be extremely proud of your efforts to represent Greenvale Primary School at such a high level.

Special thank you’s go to Kellie Kalolo and Shane Gillard for coaching the teams, as well as Sharon Matuauto and Jess Okines for assisting on the scoring desk.

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State Athletics Championships 2015

Congratulations to both Maddox and Sienna who represented Greenvale Primary School at the State Athletics Championships, held at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park.

Maddox and Sienna both competed in the hurdles events for their respective age groups, against the toughest competition from across Victoria.

Sienna placed 4th in her heat with a time of 16.01 seconds. Unfortunately she missed out on qualifying for the final by only 0.02 of a second!
Overall Sienna finished as the 10th fastest hurdler for her age group in the state. An amazing result, well done Sienna.

Maddox also placed 4th in his heat with a time of 13.90 seconds. This time qualified him for the final.
In the final Maddox improved on the time by running a 13.87.
Overall he finished as the 7th fastest hurdler for his age group in the state. Another outstanding result.

Both students should be extremely proud of the effort, athleticism, commitment and hard work to compete at such a high level. We wish them all the best for 2016.

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Northern Region Athletics Championship

On Wednesday October 14th, nine students from Greenvale Primary School attended the Northern Metropolitan Region Athletics Championships.

These students did a fantastic job of representing our school as they competed across a range of events including 100m, 800m, hurdles, relays, high jump and long jump.

All Greenvale students should be proud of their efforts as these championships are very competitive and all students involved are very talented.

Special congratulations to both Maddox and Sienna who placed 1st in the 10 Year Girls and 11 Year Boys Hurdles events respectively.

Maddox and Sienna will now continue onto compete at the state championships on Monday October 26th at Lakeside Stadium.

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Woodlands Division Athletics

Congratulations to the 28 Year 4, 5 and 6 students who went off to compete at the Woodlands Division Athletics today (15/9) at the Meadownglen International Athletics Track in Epping.

All students should be proud of their efforts as we again achieved excellent results. Over a third of entries from Greenvale PS have sucessfully advanced through to the Northern Metro Region Championships on Wednesday October 14th again at the Meadowglen Track in Epping.

Well done to these 10 students who will compete at this next level:

Angelina  – Long Jump
Selim  – Long Jump and High Jump
Sienna  – 100M and Hurdles
Adam  – 100M and Relay
Alexandra  – 800M
Maddox  – Hurdles
Alex , Carlos  and Khalil  – Relay
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District Athletics 2015

Last Friday (August 21st), the Greenvale PS Athletics Team attended our district event held at the Meadowglen International Athletics Track in Epping.

The seventy-six students in the Greenvale Team, displayed great sportsmanship on the track and excellent behaviour off the track.

We experienced great success for the seventh consecutive year, finishing in first place as district champions.

Twenty-nine Greenvale students will now advance to compete at the Divisional Athletics on Tuesday, September 15th.

Congratulations to the Greenvale Athletics Team and good luck for those students competing at the divisional event.

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