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Tabloid Sports 2019

On Friday December 13th, all students in Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2 participated a Tabloid Sports morning.

Competing in their house colours students engaged in a range of active events, displaying plenty of school spirit.

Our enthusiastic teachers did an incredible job across all of the stations and it was wonderful to have so many parents volunteer to assist and support on the day, thank you.

The stand outs of the event were our amazing Year 6 House Captains who embraced the challenge of running activities for crowds of our junior students. You all did an amazing job.

I hope you take the leadership knowledge and skills that you have developed this year, without throughout your secondary education.

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Sporting Galas 2019

Across a busy week in Term Four, many of the Year 5 and 6 students from Greenvale Primary School participated in a number of Sporting Gala Days. This included the Cricket Gala, Northern Metro Region Volleyball and the Boys and Girls Rugby Gala Days.

The Cricket Gala was a huge success, with over sixty Greenvale Primary students entering the competition across seven teams. Throughout the hot day at Roxburgh Park, our students played with great endeavour and spirit, with fantastic results. We now have a boys and girls cricket team who will go onto play Regional Finals later in Term 4.

The Northern Metro Region Volleyball, was one level below state representation and the competition was fierce. Our girls played their best volleyball for the year, pushing each team to wire in close and tense, however were unsuccessful in advancing through to State Championships. Congratulations to our Volleyball Girls. You are an amazing team, keep practising and you will go onto bigger and better things.

The Boys and Girls Rugby Galas were a heap of fun. Despite the heat out at Sunbury all of our teams proudly displayed their athleticism and our school values throughout the fantastic event. We had

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State Athletics 2019

On Thursday October 24th, three of Greenvale Primary Schools finest athletes attended the School Sport Victoria State Track and Field Championships, held at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park.

In hot conditions Dumini, Mischa and Matthew represented our school with great pride competing in Discus, Hurdles, Triple Jump and 1500m events.

With the competition being fierce, many personal bests were thrown, jumped or run. All three students should be extremely proud of their results.

I hope this serves at a great motivation to you; to keep on training, improve your performance and come back next year ready to achieve your personal best.

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Divisional Volleyball 2019

On Friday October 18th, the Greenvale PS Girls Volleyball Team attended the Divisional Finals at Boardmans Stadium in Sunbury.

The girls played against the champion schools from 3 other districts and won all matches in straight sets, beating Sirius College 20-11, 20-11, Craigieburn South PS 20-17, 22-20 and Diggers Rest PS 20-11, 25-23.

Greenvale Primary Schools values were on display throughout the day, with the team competing with great sportsmanship, skill and determination.

The team will now go onto compete in the Regional Championships in a couple of weeks, well done girls!

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Regional Athletics 2019

On Wednesday October 16th, twelve of Greenvale Primary Schools finest athletes attended the Meadow Glen Athletics Track in Epping to compete in the Regional Athletics Carnival.

With spirits high, our students competed with great vigour and energy throughout the day. With regional representation being once level below state, the competition was fierce. Greenvale Primary School was fortunate to have a number of students medal including:

Nethasha – 3rd Discus
Matthew – 2nd 1500 and 3rd 800
Dumini – 2nd Triple Jump
Mischa – 1st Discus and 2nd Hurdles

Congratulations to all of the students who made it this far, you are well and truly outstanding athletes.
Thank you to the parents who came along to support our students and good luck to Matthew, Dumini and Mischa who will go onto compete at the State Championships on October 24th.

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Footy Colours Day 2019

On Friday September 20th, Greenvale Primary School celebrated another Footy Colours Day on the final day of Term Three.
This special day celebrates the AFL finals which are currently taking place in Melbourne and raises money for the Fight Cancer Foundation.

At recess, the House Captains ran some fun footy related activities for our junior students, and before the end of the day our school got together to parade our Footy Colours.
The students looked outstanding in the footy colours, with AFL, Rugby and Soccer accounted for, as well as local, national and international clubs.

 

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Greenvale PS Hot Shots 2019

For four weeks in Term 3, all students in Years 3 and 4 at Greenvale Primary School engaged in schools annual Hot Shots Program, run in collaboration with professions tuition from the staff at Greenvale Tennis Club.

The Hots Shots Program is a tennis skill development program where students learning about the fundamentals of tennis including, forehands, backhands, serving and volleys.
This active program also promotes game play, which cumulated this week in the Hot Shots Grand Final.

After completing a play-off within their class, the top placed boy and girl, along with a number of wildcard entries, were granted entry into the Grand Final.
Following an exciting Grand Final tournament of 16 boys and 16 girls, I would like to congratulate the following students as our Hot Shots Champs for 2019:

Boys: Aadi
Girls: Melisa

Well done to all students involved, I hope you have learnt a lot during this unit and had a heap of fun.
It will be great to see many of you playing tennis in the future.

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