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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
On Friday November 9th, forty-three Greenvale Primary School students attended the Billy Slater Shield which was held at Lakeside Reserve in Roxburgh Park.
Greenvale Primary School entered four teams in the competition consisting of a Year 6 Boys Tackle, Year 5 Boys Tackle, Year 5/6 Girls Tackle and a Year 5/6 Girls Tag.
All teams experienced a range of results throughout the day and played each match with great spirit and sportsmanship, displaying our school values.
The Year 5 Boys went through the day undefeated, the Year 6 Boys won their first match and lost the next two, the Girls Tackle had a win, loss and draw and finally the Girls Tag had three defeats.
Thank you to Mr Rovetto and Mrs La Motta who assisted on the day.
Well done to all students involved, I hope this experience inspires more rugby in the future.
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
On Friday October 19th, nine Greenvale Primary School students attended Boardmans Stadium in Sunbury to compete in the Divisional Basketball Competition.
Greenvale played three matches against Westmeadows PS, St Annes PS and Willmott Park. The team started the day off a little slow, before producing some of their best basketball in the second and third matches.
Despite disappointing results the students were able to get much needed development and enjoyment out of the day.
Thank you to Mrs D’Angelo for coaching the team, and thank you to the parents who came along to cheer the team on.
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.
On Friday September 21st, Greenvale Primary School celebrated its annual Footy Colours Day.
Students were able to wear their footy colours to school on this day, displaying many teams from the AFL, NRL and A-League, as well as national and international soccer and rugby, in addition to some local sporting clubs too.
Students were asked to contribute a gold coin donation to this fantastic day and we raised $822.85 for the charity ‘Fight Cancer Foundation.’
The House Captains ran footy related activities at recess for students in Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2 and we celebrated the end of term with a footy parade in the final hour which included heaps of prizes and giveaways.
Thank you all for proudly displaying your colours, I can’t wait to do it again next year.