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Collapse Issue 464 - 25 Feb 2019Issue 464 - 25 Feb 2019
Collapse  NEWS NEWS
Five storey development approved for Morris St corner
Labor pledges funding for palliative care centre
Another five-storey development submitted
Two shops heritage-nominated on development site
Community workshop on climate change
Draft plan may be re-released with maps
Ombudsman present to explain bills
CWA branch supports appeal for siblings group
Cakes and biscuits wanted for Bays Fair
Ettalong is entered in Tidy Towns competition
Different responses to Morris St development decision
Council considers urban tree strategy
Is this familiar?
Committee challenges candidates on dredging policy
Labor promise wouldn't build half a carpark, says Wicks
Grants to lifesaving club
PCYC receives $2000 for equipment
Funding for Pearl Beach lagoon
Lifeline shop gets a revamp
Brigade holds recruitment evening
Meals on Wheels holds open day
Rotarian enjoys first day back at school
Former church volunteer charged with sexual assault
Annual meeting
Sausages at community day
Council changes water restriction trigger point
Skate competition at Umina
Valentine's event at club
Children visit retirement village for Valentine's Day
Collapse  FORUM FORUM
Developers should not be able to change regulations
Bus service needed for children and shoppers
Congratulations on good eyesight
Privacy breach with garbage service
How long do we have to wait?
Restore title of Venice of Australia
Collapse  HEALTH HEALTH
Tears fall with palliative care centre announcement
Long-serving staff recognised
Hospital staff donate money to Townsville colleagues
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Pearl Beach resident wins short film competition
History group to release book
Author writes about work-life balance
Early childhood music program launched in Woy Woy
Keneallys to talk about Monserrat series
New arts and crafts market
Risque cabaret for Festival of Women
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College principal signals shift to individual teaching
Students start Grease rehearsals
Recognition for HSIE students
Parent-teacher interviews at Umina
Tennis player takes out championship
Grant for outdoor musical equipment
College establishes one-stop Student Services
SRC members to help in canteen
Swimming carnival held
Parents group prepares for election day
Collapse  SPORT SPORT
Umina surf club dominates branch championships
Mixed results for Ettalong Eagles
Lions to hold annual luncheon
Ettalong bowler wins pairs championship
Disability bowler of the year
Lifesaving clubs receive $280,000 in funding
Volunteers wanted for Smiles on Dials
Wolves season had just one loss
Zenden named in Australian Joeys squad

Recognition for HSIE students

Brisbane Water Secondary College Woy Woy Campus' Human Society and its Environment faculty has launched a new program for HSIE students.

"After the Higher School Certificate results came out in December last year, our HSIE faculty decided to launch their HSIE Academy," said campus principal Ms Rebecca Cooper.

"This is in recognition and celebration of HSC results for our Year 12 students who have achieved excellent HSC results in HSIE courses.

"On the noticeboard outside the HSIE staffroom upstairs in J Block, you can now see year-by-year lists of Woy Woy HSIE students who finished in the top three in their course or achieved a Band 6 HSC mark (90 plus) in their course," Ms Cooper said.

The HSIE Academy includes students from every Year 12 right from the start of the College in 2002, through to our most recent HSC cohort in 2018 and will be updated annually.

"There is also the very prestigious HSIE All Stars list, which recognises students who have achieved high HSC marks in two or more HSIE courses or else one very high HSC mark (95 plus) in a HSIE course," Ms Cooper said.

HSIE subjects include Aboriginal Studies, Ancient History, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, History Extension, Legal Studies, Modern History, Society and Culture, and Studies of Religion.





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