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Greenvale Cross Country 2020 – results

On Thursday February 20th, students in Years 4, 5 and 6 (with a few select Year 3s) participated in the Greenvale Primary School Annual Cross Country.

On a gloomy summers day, our school spirit was still high as students competed against each other across six races covering 2000 and 3000 meter courses, trying to win maximum points for their house.
The first placed student from every race was announced as the Age Group Champion and students placing in the top ten earning their place in the Greenvale Cross Country team.

Congratulations to the following Age Group Champions:
10 Boys: Charlie
10 Girls: Victoria
11 Boys: Jake
11 Girls: Isabelle
12 Boys: Ridha
12 Girls: Azra

The the overall House standings, we finished with the following results:
4th: Gellibrand, 78 points
3rd: Cumberland, 123 points
2nd: Woodlands, 124 points
1st: Oaklands, 153 points

Congratulations to Oaklands House for winning this year’s Cross Country.

Good luck to all members of the Cross Country Team as we go off to compete at District Cross Country in Term 2. Keep up the training and hard work!

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Greenvale Cross Country 2020

The Greenvale Cross Country will be held at School / Bradford Oval on Thursday February 20th beginning at approximately 9.15am and concluding at 11.00am. 

Every student from Years 4-6, as well as some Year 3 students will be competing for their house and for the chance to represent Greenvale in the district cross country. Students will compete against peers from their age group.

 The following distances will be run for each age group:

9/10 year old: 2km                          11 year old: 3km                               12/13 year old: 3km

Age groups are based on the age a student will be on the 31/12/2020. For example: all students born in 2011 or 2010 will be in the 9/10 year age group, all students born in 2009 will be in the 11 year age group and all students born in 2008 or 2007 will be in the 12/13 year age group.

We invite all parents and guardians to come and watch their children compete in the Cross Country
The following race times are approximate and subject to change.

·         9:30 AM 12 Years and over Boys.

·         9:35 AM 12 Years and over Girls.

·         9:50 AM 11 Year Boys.

·         9:55 AM 11 Year Girls.

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SSV State Cross Country Championships

On Thursday July 18th, Greenvale Primary School Year 6 student Matthew, attended the ‘School Sport Victoria, State Cross Country Championships’ at Bundoora Park to compete in the 12 Year Old Boys, 3000m race.

Matthew has run through an outstanding Cross Country season, placing first at School, District and Division Cross Country events, smashing his personal best placing at the Regional Cross Country and proving to be a more than capable performer at the State Cross Country event.

In a race of approximately one-hundred competitors, Matthew placed 44th, putting him in the top fifty long distance runners for his age in Victoria. Matthew is running at an elite level and continues to rapidly improve his performance.

Congratulations on your amazing achievement this year.

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Regional Cross Country 2019

On Wednesday June 19th, thirteen Greenvale Primary School students attended Bundoora Park to compete in the Regional Cross Country.

The Regional level of competition is one step below State representation, so the competition was of a very high standard.

The Greenvale Primary School students competed with great determination, resilience and spirit, experiencing a mix of results across 2000 and 3000m races.

Our highest achieving student, Matthew placed 9th in the 12 Year Boys event, earning a place in the State Championships in early Term 3.

All students should be extremely proud of their efforts, your willingness to work hard to improve your performance is a credit to yourself. Keep persevering in Cross Country next year and you will go a step closer to State representation.

We wish Mathew all the best at the State Championships next term.

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Divisional Cross Country 2019

On Wednesday May 29, twenty-seven of Greenvale Primary School finest runners attended Bundoora Park for the Divisional Cross Country.

In very cold and wet conditions, our students battled through 2000 and 3000m races, displaying great sportsmanship, resilience and school spirit.

All of the students competing at this level should be extremely proud of their efforts. Some of the outstanding individual performances include:
– 10 Year Girls: Victoria 3rd
– 10 Year Girls: Nethasha 4th
– 10 Year Boys: Jake 9th
– 11 Year Girls: Ruby 8th
– 11 Year Girls: Azra 9th
– 11 Year Boys: Omer 11th
– 11 Year Boys: Ridha 12th
– 12 Year Girls: Asli 4th
– 12 Year Girls: Rebekah 11th
– 12 Year Boys: Matthew 1st
– 12 Year Boys: Xavier 6th
– 12 Year Boys: Brodey 9th
– 12 Year Boys: Jacob 12th

These students will continue onto the Regional Cross Country in three weeks time.

Thank you to Ms Dawson for attending on the day and to the parents who came along to support our students.
Congratulations to the students who competed at the Divisional event, I hope to see you out on the track again soon.

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District Cross Country 2019

On Friday 3rd of May, fifty-six of Greenvale Primary Schools finest runners attended the District Cross Country at Brimbank Park.

In gorgeous, sunny conditions our team battled against other local schools across 2000 and 3000m events.

Top 30 place getters in each race won points for their school, top ten places getters in each race won a spot into the Divisional Cross Country later in the term and the top three place getters in each event were awarded a medal.

The team from Greenvale Primary School represented us with great sportsmanship, athleticism and endurance with many students advancing to the next level of Cross Country and many more winning points for our school.

Some of the outstanding performances were:
10 Year Old Boys: 1st Jake
10 Year Old Boys: 3rd Osman
10 Year Old Girls: 1st Victoria
10 Year Old Girls: 3rd Nethasha
11 Year Old Boys: 1st Omer
11 Year Old Boys: 2nd Ridha
12 Year Old Boys: 1st Matthew
12 Year Old Boys: 3rd Xavier
12 Year Old Girls: 2nd Asli

In the overall standing of schools, Greenvale Primary School placed first as the Champion School for 2019 on a total of 1542 points; retaining the shield for

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Greenvale Cross Country 2019 – Results

On Friday March 15th, Greenvale Primary School held is annual Cross Country.

Students in Years 4, 5 and 6 (as well as some Year 3s) competed across 2000 and 3000m races.

From this a squad of sixty students have been selected to represent Greenvale Primary School at the District Cross Country which will take place in early Term 2.

Some individual highlights include:
1st Place 10 Year Boys: Jake
1st Place 10 Year Girls: Isabelle
1st Place 11 Year Boys: Omer
1st Place 11 Year Girls: Taylah
1st Place 12 Year Boys: Matthew
1st Place 12 Year Girls: Asli

In the overall house placing there was lots of spirit on display, but the points were as follows:
4th: Gellibrand 76
3rd: Woodlands 92
2nd: Cumberland 117
1st: Oaklands 192

Congratulations to all of the students involved in the mornings races, you should be so proud of your efforts.
Good luck to the Cross Country Squad who will go off to represent our school, your training will start soon.
Thank you to the parents and staff who assisted and supported our students throughout the day.

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