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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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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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