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Blind Spot or Incredible Mission Opportunity?

13 Jun 2014

The Home Grown discipleship initiative is a powerful strategic initiative that unites our families, local churches and Adventist schools in the important focus on growing strong young followers of Jesus.  Children and teenagers spend most of their time at school and home.  They are also influenced significantly by their parents and teachers as well as…

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Every Thursday is Kitchen Garden Day!

08 Apr 2014

The primary students at Macarthur Adventist College have taken on the exciting challenge of growing and cultivating their very own garden on the school grounds. The garden, which was put together by staff, students and volunteers, is a combination flower/veggie garden and is tended to by the year 3-5 classes as part of the Stephanie…

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Sticky Faith: Shaping Children’s Faith through Home, Church and School

21 Mar 2014

with Mitzy Camilo, Children’s Ministry Leader at Mile End Community Church Learning and analysing Phillip Hughes’ findings (from Christian Research Australia) that every year in Australia 50,000 young people are leaving the Christian faith and deciding they have no religion got Mitzy Camilo, Children’s Ministries Leader at Mile End Church thinking.  She asked, “What is…

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Macarthur Students Take Stand for Jesus during Week of Spiritual Emphasis

07 Mar 2014

In the last week of February, Macarthur Adventist College experienced its first week of spiritual emphasis or S.W.A.T (Spiritual Weapons And Tactics) for 2014.  The theme was “iChoose,” which focused on the choices and decisions young people are forced to make in a world where being Christian is counter-culture. Primary school received amazing interactive and…

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2014 Brings Record Enrolments for Sydney Adventist Schools

17 Feb 2014

Sydney Adventist Schools are continuing to grow strongly, with record enrolments in several classes across the Sydney-wide system. Hurstville Adventist School has had an excellent start to the year in both the Pre-Kindy and Kindergarten classes. “Our Kindergarten class is totally full and the largest we’ve ever had, with 31 students. We’ve actually now had…

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Student Plays in Rugby League Championship

07 Aug 2013

The school captain of Macarthur Adventist College, Jerome Harrison, recently played in the Under 18 Australian Rugby League Championships, as part of the NSW Combined Independent Schools (CIS) team. The championships were held in Cairns and included amalgamated high school teams from around the country. “The championships were a lot of fun, but very tiring,”…

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Hurstville Primary Sends Children to School

25 Jul 2013

During their Week of Spiritual Emphasis (WOSE), the 100 students of Hurstville Adventist School raised $3113.85 to enable seven children in Bangladesh to receive an education. The WOSE was themed ‘God’s Little Helpers’ and the students were inspired to consider how they could serve others and show God’s love. They raised the money by donating…

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First Sydney Inter-Primary School Basketball Competition

12 Jul 2013

The first inter-primary school basketball competition for Sydney Adventist Schools was held at Macarthur Adventist College in Macquarie Fields. Students in Years 5 and 6 from four schools met at the College for a round robin competition, for both boys and girls teams. “It’s been a really fun morning and we’re very happy with how…

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Band Day

17 Jun 2013

Students from Adventist schools in Greater Sydney and North New South Wales met at Fox Valley Seventh-day Adventist Community Church, Wahroonga, for a combined band experience. For most of the Year 3-6 students this is a rare opportunity to experience being a part of the ‘big sound’ of a large band. “Music is a big part…

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Robinson Brothers: Swimming Champs

30 May 2013

Mountain View Adventist College is very proud of their students’ achievements and for the last few years we have been privileged to witness the commitment of the Robinson brother, Matthew and Nathan. Not long after competing at the CIS State championships, the brothers were off to the NSW All schools swimming competition and were winners…

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