21 October 2014 Kathy Totidis | P & C News | P&C   Community  

Trivia Night 1Our annual Homebush Boys High School trivia night on Saturday, September 6, at Concord Bowling Club, was another great success. 

This major FUNdraiser was attended by old boys, friends, teachers, and parents of students currently at our school.

The school's executive team again demonstrated their excellent public relations skills. Our own “Jedi Jurd” and daughter “Princess Caitlin” guided and emceed the night’s activities. 

What a variety of talent, enthusiasm and energy penetrated throughout the night! The wonderfully talented band, Silverhair, created a musical trivia environment with songs that drew in the crowd and had people swaying on their seats.


16 October 2014 Tim Jurd | News | Extra-Curricular  

Symphonia Jubilate is a fun orchestra based in the Strathfield area. We have 2 orchestras, a primary school and a high school orchestra. The senior orchestra consists of talented musicians from Homebush Boys and Strathfield Girls. 

We are looking for new members to come and join us in 2015!

All instrumentalists welcome!

If you would like to see what our orchestra is all about please come to our:
What: Family Concert
When: November 15th 5-6pm
Where: Marie Bashir School Hall, Albert Rd, Strathfield, 
Cost: Gold Coil donation

Alternatively you are welcome to attend our rehearsal on Oct 18th or Nov 1st 4-6pm at Homebush Boys High School.

M: 0425 276067
(enquiries Tracy Burjan or Luke Wallace)


14 October 2014 Liz McDougall | News | Extra-Curricular  

Many words are spoken at NSW Parliament House but last term it was the young giving their words of wisdom.

Twenty four students from across the state took to the stage for the NSW semi final of the Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award.

Ibrahim Taha, of Homebush Boys High School, spoke eloquently on his chosen topic “Books are obsolete” for the prepared five minute speech and followed up with a convincing argument for the two minute impromptu speech.

Making it to the semi finals was a great achievement for Ibrahim as more than 425 students competed across NSW.

The Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award encourages the speaker’s use of language to convey a message or a point of view to the audience. They are judged on choice of words, intonation, articulation, pace and pausing.

The competition is organised by the Arts Unit, within the NSW Department of Education and Communities.

Eight students go through to the state final on October 17 at the Art Gallery of NSW.


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