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THRIVE: Adventist School Staff Connect & Develop

19 Aug 2015

The spiritual retreat, themed Thrive, was held at the Hornsby RSL on 13 July. Staff members led out in praise and worship this year; an addition that La-Dean Malifa, Departmental Assistant for Sydney Adventist Schools and one of the organisers of the event recognised as having a positive overall outcome on the worship. “To hear…

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Wahroonga Adventist School Fulfils a 50-Year Goal

09 Jun 2015

There are few things more exciting in a school career than looking forward to moving on to the next class, particularly if you’ve been looking forward to it for over 50 years. Wahroonga Adventist School’s recent approval of a high school building plan and transition into a full P-12 school caused quite a stir in…

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Senior Day of Worship

04 Mar 2015

Senior Day of Worship for Sydney Adventist Schools took place on Thursday 26 February 2015 at Macarthur Adventist College. This annual event is a time where students from year 9-12 come together for a day of mixing and mingling and worship. The day begins with a social event. This year they all went ice skating in…

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Solomon Islands Partnership: Education Week News

08 Sep 2014

The Greater Sydney Conference (GSC) has established a partnership with the Solomon Island Mission (SIM).  Currently the GSC and the SIM are discussing ways to work together.  In the future, there will be fly-and-build, fly-and-preach, clothing assistance and other opportunities.  Please pray and consider how God would like you to be involved in this partnership. Jones…

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Professional Development and Spiritual Re-Focus for Sydney’s Teachers and Schools

13 Aug 2014

Third term for the professional staff of Sydney Adventist schools kicked off at Macarthur Adventist College with two days of professional development at CAPE/CASE.  The 160+ group of primary and secondary teachers saw presentations covering a range of topics from engaging with students, subject-specific professional development, and networking. Keynote speakers included, Janelle Wills, Chris Boddey,…

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Senior School Day of Worship Creates Community Among Sydney Adventist Schools

26 Jun 2014

Amongst the flurry of assessments and just under a week away from exams for the year nines and tens, I and the rest of the stressed-out senior school students from Hills Adventist College were sent off to the Senior School Day of Worship. Many of us were delighted! It’s an annual event, and it’s always a…

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Reaching Out Through School Community

16 Jun 2014

Leanne Champness, a mother with three children attending Sydney Adventist School Auburn, recently shared how the school community was one that could lend support when it was needed most. In an interview, Leanne explained how the kindness of the staff and students helped her family through the hardship of her sister dying of cancer. “Of…

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Exporting Encounter Curriculum

16 Jun 2014

The Adventist Encounter Curriculum is a Bible curriculum that was collaboratively developed by The Australian Union Conference (AUC) and the New Zealand Pacific Union Conference (NZPUC), and is now making its way on to the global stage. Already in use in the UK,  April of this year saw The North American Division of Seventh-Day Adventists…

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“Biggest Morning Tea” Helps Fight Cancer

16 Jun 2014

“Biggest Morning Tea” was celebrated in a delicious way at the Kellyville Hills Adventist College campus on 22 May 2014 with a baked goods fundraiser.  All students and families were invited to participate through Home and School and direct email invitation. The message was well received; various baked goods were brought in to help with…

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Band Day Hits a Sweet Note

16 Jun 2014

Preparation was underway for Band Camp on Wednesday, 21 May as students from the Greater Sydney Adventist school campuses came together to participate in Band Day at Fox Valley Community Centre. Sound bites from pieces like When the Saints Go Marching In, Hallelujah Chorus, and Peggy Sue were heard being practiced by the band.  This…

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