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Greenvale Athletics Carnival 2019

Dear Parents, Guardians and Students,

On Tuesday 2nd April 2019 all Year 3-6 students will participate in the Greenvale Primary School Athletics Carnival. The event will be held on the Bradford Avenue council oval, weather permitting. Last year’s event was a huge success, so we hope this year can continue this great tradition at our school.

Students in the 8/9 and 10 year old age groups will compete between 9.30 and 12.15pm.
Students in the 11 and 12/13 year old age groups will compete between 12.30 and 3.15pm.
All age groups will have their presentation on the Assembly Area at 3.15pm.

Student age groups are based on ages as at the 31/12/2019. For example: all students born in 2011 or 2010 will be in the 8/9 year old age group, all students born in 2009 will be in the 10 year old age group, all students born in 2008 will be in the 11 year old age group and all students born in 2007 or 2006 will be in the 12/13 year old age group.

Students will be able to select up to 4 events; which include the following:

 Track 100m 200m 800m 1500m
Field Shot Put Discuss Long Jump
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School Sport Australia – Track and Field Championships 2018

Between Friday November 23rd and Tuesday November 27th, Mischa, Kean and Max from Greenvale PS competed in the School Sport Australia Track and Field Championships, held at Lakeside Stadium.

Mischa competed in discus with great effort, skill and endeavour. Despite not getting the results she was after the achievement of competing at her first national competition against the best in Australia is a huge win.

Max and Kean both qualified for the 100m and 200m finals and competed in 4x100m relay teams.

Kean placed 8th in his 100m final and 10th in his 200m final making him the 8th fastest 11 Year Old boy in Australia.
Kean’s relay team then placed 3rd, so he was able to take home a medal.

Max placed 3rd in his 100m final and 1st in the 200m final taking out his first National Championship.
This places Max as the fastest 12 Year Old Boy across 200m in Australia.
In his relay, Max’s team placed 2nd, just getting run down by QLD in the final few meters.
Max has been able to take home a gold, silver and bronze across the championships.

Well done to all three students. Competing at a National Championship is an

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State Athletics 2018

On Monday October 29th, three of Greenvale Primary Schools top performing athletes attended the School Sport Victoria, State Track and Field Championships. This was held in gorgeous conditions at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park.

Mischa, Kean and Max have been working hard all year, in and out of their Physical Education sessions with an aim of improving their physical performances.

Their athletics journeys have been varied, with some relatively new and others years in the making.
For their 2018 School Sport Victoria journey, it started all the back in Term One, when they competed at our Greenvale PS Athletics Carnival, winning their way into the Greenvale PS Athletics Team.
As they have progressed through the School Sport Victoria system they have proudly represented our school and made significant contributions to our success at District, Divisional, Regional and now State levels of competition.

Mischa represented Greenvale Primary School for the second time at the State Championships, this year claiming third in the 10 Year Girls Discus.

Kean made his first State Championships appearance, placing second in the 11 Year Boys 100m Sprint and 3rd in the 11 Year Boys 200m Sprint (by only the tighest of margins).

Max competed in his

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Regional Athletics 2018

On Wednesday October 17th, eleven Greenvale Primary School students attended the Meadowglen Athletics Stadium in Epping to compete in the Northern Region Athletics Carnival.

With this level of athletics being one below state, the competition was tough and talented.
Our students proudly represented our school across a range of events including high jump, long jump, discus, 100, 200, 1500, relay and hurdles, competing with excellent sportsmanship and determination.

Well done to all students who attended, your skill and athleticism to get you so far through the School Sport Victoria system is a credit to your hard work and training. I hope to see you continue this next year.
Special congratulations go to Kean, Max and Mischa who will continue on to compete in the School Sport Victoria Athletics State Championships on Monday October 29th, across 100, 200 and discus. We wish you all the best.

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