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Regional Athletics 2019

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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Divisional Athletics 2018

On Monday September 10, 28 Greenvale Primary School students attended the Divisional Athletics at the Meadow Glen Athletics Track in Epping.

The team competed with great sportsmanship and athleticism throughout the day competing in a range of events including 100, 200, 800, 1500, high jump, long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus, hurdles and relay.

We experienced many outstanding results throughout the day and showed a heap of school spirit. Congratulations to the eleven students who will go onto compete at the Regional Athletics early in Term 4.

We wish you the best of luck!

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District Athletics 2018

On Friday August 10, seventy one Greenvale Primary School students attended the Meadowglen Athletics Stadium in Epping to compete in the District Athletics Carnival.

In beautiful conditions the Athletics Team competed with great athleticism, spirit and sportsmanship across a range of events including, 100m, 200m, 800m, 1500m, hurdles, relays, long jump, high jump, triple jump, shot put and discus.

Battling against a number of local schools each student was competing to win points for our school and the chance to represent our District at the Divisional competition. It was pleasing to see each member of the Athletics Team striving to achieve their personal best.

As a result of this Greenvale Primary School once again retained the Championship Shield on a total of 132 points, in front of cross town rivals St Carlo on 88 points.

Congratulations to all members of the Greenvale Athletics Team, your excellent results are a credit to your hard work and training. Good luck to those who will continue on to the Divisional Athletics in a few weeks and I hope to see you all back on the track again soon.

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Greenvale Athletics results, 2018

On Tuesday March 27th, all Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 students competed in the annual Greenvale Athletics Carnival.

In mild conditions all students competed out on the Bradford Oval, across a range of events including high jump, long jump, discus, shot put, 100m sprint, 200m sprint, 800m run and the 1500m run.

With students experiencing a range of results throughout the day, every student who placed in the top four of their respective event winning points for their house.

The final placings of the houses are as follows:
1st – Woodlands, 359 points
2nd – Cumberland, 357 points
3rd – Oaklands, 300 points
4th – Gellibrand, 243 points.

The students also competed for a spirit award which is rewarded to the house which displayed the greatest amount of school spirit.
This award was presented to a house who proudly displayed in their house colour, cheered on the peers, supported each other and set a great example on and off the track. This was awarded to Woodlands.

Congratulations to Woodlands for winning both the Champion House and Spirit Trophies for 2018. A terrific effort.

Thank you to all of the parents, captains and staff who volunteered their time to

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Tabloid Sports 2017

On Friday December 8th all staff and students in Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2 participated in Greenvale Primary Schools Tabloid Sports.

This fun filled morning was spent out in the school grounds and across the Bradford Oval as students participated in a range of active events focusing on participation, sportsmanship and school spirit.

The events consisted of 50m sprints, bean bag balance relays, parachute games and tunnel ball races. The students looked amazing in their house colours and our House Captains did an amazing job of running the activities.

Thank yous to the parents who volunteered their time to assist and spectate on the day, the captains for (once again) stepping up in their leadership role and the teachers for working tirelessly.

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State Athletics 2017

On Monday October 30th, Mischa and Max from Greenvale Primary School competed in the State Track and Field Championships held at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park.

Mischa competed in the 10 Year Girls 80m Hurdles as the only 9 year old in the state finals. She ran slightly below her best in the heats, falling only 0.05 of a second short of qualifying for the final.

Max ran a personal best in his 11 Year Boys 200m heat, qualifying third fastest for the final. The rain poured for the final, making for a slow track, ultimately Max finished 5th.

Well done to both Max and Mischa on a outstanding individual achievements. You have competed at the highest level in the state and both proved to be outstanding athletes. You should be extremely proud of yourself.
I look forward to working with you through the School Sport Victoria pathway again in 2018.

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Regional Athletics 2017

On Wednesday October 18th, four Greenvale Primary School students attended the Meadowglen Athletics Track to compete in the Northern Metropolitan Region Athletics Championships.

In hot and sunny conditions, our students competed in a range of events including hurdles, 200m, 800m and 1500m. With mixed results throughout the day, Greenvale Primary School students maintained a positive, friendly  attitude while competing with great determination and sportsmanship.

Two of the highlights of the day were Mischa’s 1st place in the 80m hurdles, running as a bottom aged student in the 10 Year Girls and Max’s 2nd place in the 200m sprint, surprising his opposition in the 11 Year Boys.

Both of these students will go on to compete at the State Athletics Championships at Lakeside Stadium on Monday October 30th. This is an amazing achievement.

Congratulations to all students who competed at this years Regional Athletics. You have continually pushed yourselves to be the best that you can be, you have represented our school at such a high level of competition and you always strive to improve your performances. You should be extremely proud of your results.

I look forward to watching your development over the coming years.

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