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Junior School Ski Trip

The Year 6 Ski Trip at the University Ski Club (USC) was a successful one despite the unfortunate late withdrawal of a couple of staff. I am sure the kids had a ball and I know the staff who were able to attend thoroughly enjoyed the week with them.

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Last Updated: 23/11/2017 8:35am

 

Year 10 Ski Trip

In the July holidays a group of 80 students and 10 staff ventured by plane and bus to Falls Creek for the Year 10 Ski Trip. This year we stayed in Halley’s Lodge and were hosted by Pene and Brad.

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Last Updated: 23/11/2017 8:34am

 

Senior School Ski Trip

On Thursday 29 June 46 Senior School students and 6 staff members embarked from Adelaide airport on a 10-day expedition to New Zealand, eager to ski or snowboard. After a night in Sydney we flew to Queenstown, where we excitedly caught our first glimpse of snow for the trip.

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Last Updated: 23/11/2017 8:32am

 

Pedal Prix

At the end of Week 9, Term 3, Pembroke human-powered vehicle (HPV) racing again took on the challenge of the 24-hour Pedal Prix event in Murray Bridge. After many weekends of training, after-school sessions spent building and maintaining vehicles, and countless hours of logistical and other planning meetings, it was...

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Last Updated: 23/11/2017 8:32am

 

From the Acting Principal - July News

In Term 2 Pembroke’s second Indigenous round was held, coinciding with National Reconciliation Week. Our students were the initial driving force in bringing this round into being. While the inaugural round involved Netball and Football, we now include all the Firsts’ sports teams playing during the week: Soccer, Rugby, Table...

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Last Updated: 09/11/2017 11:11am

 

Pembroke School Board Chair’s Report

Pembroke is a school that not only has an excellent record of academic success but also develops fine young people who are confident, capable and considerate in character. The values of this education are grounded in the Objects of the Constitution and the School Aims. It is the responsibility of...

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Last Updated: 09/11/2017 11:11am

 

Music

Generations in JazzThe Generations in Jazz Festival was a major focus of preparation leading to Term 2 this year. Pembroke departed on Friday morning 5 May with two Big Bands and an enthusiastic Jazz Choir. Fifty-six students and 5 staff attended the exciting, inspiring and very tiring weekend.

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Last Updated: 09/11/2017 11:11am

 

Year 12 IB Theatre - Aleppo

In April our Year 12 IB Theatre students presented a powerful collaborative self-devised production entitled Aleppo in the Black Box of the Girton Arts Precinct. This production used political theatre techniques to highlight the horrific experiences of women caught up in the devastating Syrian civil war, particularly focusing on the...

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Last Updated: 09/11/2017 11:11am

 

Year 12 SACE Drama - Eyes to the Floor

In Term 2 the Year 12 SACE Drama class presented a powerful performance of the Australian play Eyes to the Floor, written by Alana Valentine. Directed by Mrs Reynolds and performed over four nights in Wright Hall during 24–27 May, it told the story of the Hay Institution for Girls,...

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Last Updated: 09/11/2017 11:11am

 

Year 5 Musical

‘By night one way, by day another. This shall be the norm. Until you find true love’s first kiss, and then take love’s true form’. Producing Broadway Junior’s Shrek proved to be an experience full of singing, dancing, laughing and a lot of gas! The Year 5 students put on...

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Last Updated: 09/11/2017 11:11am