Archives for Uncategorised

BPS 2020 House Cross Country

What a fantastic day is was last Thursday (15th October 2020) for our annual BPS Cross Country event. The weather held out for us and it was so fantastic to see the students in their house colours cheering each other on. It was such a great opportunity for students to develop a sense of school community and belonging after the year is has been. It was also pleasing to see students giving 100% effort and not giving up! Well done to all students who participated, you should be proud of your efforts! RESULTS   9 YEAR GIRLS 1st – Violet Carr 2nd
Read More

Book Week Celebrations

This year we celebrated Book Week in a slightly different way, but we still managed a parade. We were sorry not to have our families and grandparents with us, as is tradition at BPS. The costumes were amazing!! The students stood on the balcony of the BER (senior students) and sat in the Amphitheatre (junior students) and walked class by class to parade their amazing costumes. The parade was followed by reading some of the 2020 shortlisted and activities related to the books. The students enjoyed listening to the stories read by their teachers then used a range of art
Read More

Borambola Year 5 and 6 Camp

This year the year 5/6 students went to Borambola sport and recreation reserve for camp. They did all sorts of activities for building teamwork, making new friends and, generally had a good time. They travelled by bus for 196 km for 2 hours and 33 minutes. An extremely fun activity was the mud run. They all ran through shallow pits of cold, watery mud. Over small mounds of wet dirt, down in cold pits of mud, under old tires, leaping over small poles. They all participated and had fun! Look at that! Teachers in the mud! Go Mrs Tag and
Read More

District Swimming

Well done to our team who all represented BPS at the Beechworth and District Swimming Carnival on Thursday 13th February. Each student has done themselves and their school proud. All students put in 100% effort and it was so fantastic to see such wonderful sportsmanship and support for each other. Three students have made it through to the Upper Hume Division in individual events to be held in Wodonga on February 28th. There is a possibility for a couple of relays (results to come shortly). A very big thank you to the parents who came along for the day to
Read More

2020 Family Night – Numeracy Detectives

Numeracy Detectives at the ready… there is a problem to be solved! The theme for our  2020 BPS Annual Family Night is all about discovering what’s happening with Math! Our Scavenger Hunt began at 5:00pm and families collected their ‘Crack the Code!’ cards at the front gate. Their job this year was to follow the map to go to key destinations around the school, using their best Numeracy Detective skills to crack the code and solve the puzzle. Once cards were completed we headed back to the front of the school for a free Sausage Sizzle and JUMPING CASTLE! (A
Read More

2020 Student Leadership Group

At Assembly on Monday we welcomed our new 2020 student leaders. Student leaders are an important element to our Student Voice in the school. We have School Captains who take on the leadership role within the school and represent  us out in the community. Our SRC  (including our School Captains) take on the voice element of the whole school, checking in with all classes for their ideas and feedback. Our House Captains, in addition to leading our houses, lead our House Community sessions on a Friday afternoon.  
Read More

Junior Production 2019

A class eagerly hurries to the library for a session with Chez.  They are confronted with a locked door with a note attached.  “Had to dash my lovelies, back soon” Where could Chez have got to? The children have a lot of ideas about what has her running late.  From first aid to fairy trees, they’ll be plenty of singing and dancing until Chez arrives. Our Junior production practice is well underway as we look forward to performing it at the Beechworth Memorial Hall on Thursday the 12th of December.  This year our performance is a tribute to one of
Read More

Pie and Donut Drive Order Forms

If you happen to need a to download/print a copy of the Pie/Donut drive the links are below. SRC Donut Drive SRC Pie Drive Albury Riverside Bakery entered the Australian Best Pie Competition with these results: Gold – Curry Chicken Silver – Beef, Curry, Mushroom and slow cooked shredded beef Bronze – Pastie
Read More

Athletics Carnival 2019

It was a lovely day down on the school oval; chilly because of the wind but still a nice day to be running around! This year was the closest we’ve ever seen the results as far as I can remember. The difference between 1st and 4th was just 8 points. Having close scores mean that each team participated and “ribboned” fairly equally which is a great reflection of the day! Ingram – 248 Sambell – 250 Kerferd – 253 Fletcher – 256 We found ourselves with an extra hour up our sleeves in the middle of the day so we
Read More

ANZAC Day 2019

A wonderful connection to the community today as we joined the ANZAC Day March in Beechworth in memory of those who gave so much. Thank you to our students, families and staff who came out this morning and marched with us, to Poppy and Hayden for representing us as a school with our wreath presentation and to Michelle Christesen for our beautiful flowers. Congratulations to Beechworth RSL on an excellent ANZAC Day Service. Lest we forget.
Read More