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Waratah Mufti Day Recap

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by Aria Mathur, Year 6BPhotos by Alyssa Lotter, Year 6B A beautiful day dawned as every Waratah student woke up excited. The Waratah House Captains arrived at school early to help with the setup of the event that they had been waiting for all year – the Waratah Mufti Day. A sea of red surrounded the halls as students entered […Read more]

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Australian Author Visits AISHK

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by Claudia Wong, Year 6W Primary students were fortunate to have one of Hong Kong's most well-known children's authors, Sarah Brennan, visit AISHK last week. She introduced her new book The Tale of Rodney Ram, which is about the Year of the Goat. Sarah Brennan writes a series called Chinese Calendar Tales. These books contain poetry, illustrations by Harry Harrison […Read more]

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Port Adelaide Member Surprises Year 6 Students

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A Port Adelaide member surprised Year 6R student Angus McBride and his classmates with a visit to the School and a signed jersey in hand during the last week of February. During a class project called 'Own It', students from Year 6R were asked to claim a section of their classroom and decorate it with items that reflect who they […Read more]

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This Week's Message from the Secondary Division

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A Message from Phillip Waugh | Principal Secondary Co Head of School. Year 12 Examinations Students in Year 12 are now well into their Semester 1 Examinations. It is often a time of pressure when these exam sessions take place, not just for the students themselves but also for their family members. The key lesson to be learnt in undertaking […Read more]

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Of Words and War – Poetry at the Memorial

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In response to his study of the literature of war in August 2014, Lachlan Gray composed a sonnet entitled The Truth of War. Lachlan made a recording of his poem and while in Australia on a visit, his mother played the sonnet to her brother-in-law, Group Captain David Richardson, who in his semi-retired capacity has much to do with the […Read more]

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AISHK Swim Team Enjoys Success in Bangkok

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AISHK sent a team of swimmers to the Bangkok Splash meet last weekend, held at the International School of Bangkok. In recent years the swim team has not competed much in Term 1, but this year our preparation is more advanced, so a late decision was made to attend the meet. Twenty-three AISHK students boarded a flight to Bangkok on […Read more]

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SDRC Volleyball Recap

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AISHK's Girls and Boys volleyball teams travelled to American International School of Guangzhou to compete in their annual SDRC Volleyball tournament. The timing of this event isn't ideal for AISHK as our season has just started with only a few training sessions, and all the other teams are at the end of their season. Nevertheless our students headed over the […Read more]