It was that time of the year again, when everyone at MGSC, students AND teachers, came together to perform an array of musical items at the annual House Music Competition. Each of the four houses, lead by their house captains and conductors, met on several occasions to rehearse the set song 'Party in the USA' by Miley Cyrus, their own choice song, and their house chants.
For many weeks leading up the competition, the house choirs and instrumental bands practiced during lunch times every week to prepare the songs as best as they could. On the day of the competition, the gym was filled with enthusiasm and the colours of green, blue, purple and yellow. It was great to see that everyone was supporting their houses. The highlight for most were the beautiful performances by the house soloists. Never have we seen such amazing singing talent at our school, ranging across the year levels. The house captains lead their houses for their chants both on and off the stage, battling it out to be the loudest. Each house interpreted 'Party in the USA' differently, accompanied by dancing, props and even Hannah Montana!
All houses put in a great effort, but again it was Kenny who took first place. Despite Melba coming disappointingly last (many would disagree with the judge's decision), it was a successful event, bringing everyone together to share the art of music.
A big thankyou to all the house captains, music captains, conductors, accompanists, choirs, bands, and Mr Veevers for making this a memorable moment. We will definitely miss being part of MGSC House Music.
Melba House Captains Alyssa Hopkins and Sasha Long
On Tuesday 16 May the 2017 Athletics Carnival started off with a fashion walk around the track which showcased many impressive costumes, followed by a House chant with Melba taking the win. An overwhelming number of participants meant that all events were busy but running on time. The day rivaled with lots of fun and sporting events with some even winning their first ribbons. The students were sure to hear Mr Marshall over the loud speakers and the staff vs student race was one to watch, with Mr Bruhn overtaking the leading team by a mile. There were many records on the day; Millie B of Year 9 knocked 4 seconds off the 1500m record for a time of 5min and 7seconds; Emily R of Year 8 threw an impressive 33meters in the discus to break the record by 4meters; Kisarna B of Year 10 took off 0.28seconds in the 800m event in a time of 2min and 30 seconds; lastly was Zoe C of Year 10 who won 7 events and broke 3 records on the day – High Jump of 1.52meters, Long Jump of 5.08meters, and Triple Jump of 11.08meters.
The age group champions for the Athletics carnivals were; in the Under 13 age group was Sapphire H-C, in the Under 14’s was Catrina M, Under 15's was Zoe C, Under 16's was Taylah T, in the Under 17’s was Sarsha B, and Open age group was Olivia R. Lastly the overall House champion for this year's Athletics carnival was; in 4th place on 688 points Mackellar, in 3rd on 845 points was Melba, on 1041 points and 2nd place was Jackson, and on 1085 points and 1st place was Kenny. Congratulations Kenny House and Senior House captains Katrina Y and Viv F.
On Sunday 14th May (Mother's Day), 61 students from Years 7-12 competed in the preliminary finals in Geelong. After a very early start, we had successful day with all teams performing exceptionally well and one team straight through to the state finals. The girls are now busy training for the states on Sunday June 4th. A huge thank you to the parents that got up so early on a Sunday to support their daughters.
Miss Tess Molina
Head of Aerobics
On Thursday 4th May, the 8 MGSC Aerobics teams performed for their families and friends to showcase their efforts so far. They all performed brilliantly and feel more confident for the first competition on May 14th in Geelong. A huge thank you to Jennifer Connelly (staff) and student coaches Natalia D and Grace S for the time and effort that have put in.
The following awards were given;
Daisy F, Charlotte A, Katelyn R, Jordyn M, Tara G, Victoria D, Caitlin M and Ashli S
Demi C, Sienna P, Mia D, Jade L, India C, Eve C, Stephanie C, Alida W and Melody S-G.
The 2017 MGSC annual Cross Country carnival was held on Tuesday 2nd of May. The oval was filled with excitement as Year 7-9 students competed in their age group events during Period 3 and the Year 10-12s at lunchtime. Many of the students participated in the cross country by running the full distance or just walking and earning points for their Houses. The course was about 2.3km long which was one big lap around Balcombe Rd, Charman Rd, Marina Av and Beach Rd.
Congratulations to all age group champions;
- Under 12/13 - Lucy B - 11.06 minutes
- Under 14 - Holly T - 10.34 minutes
- Under 15 - Millie B - 9.35 minutes (this is fastest time at the MGSC carnival in the last 5 years)
- Under 16 - Taylah T- 11.33 minutes
- Under 17 - Emily M- 10.15 minutes
- Under 18 and Open - Olivia R- 11.17 minutes
The overall House champion for this year's XC carnival was; in 4th place was Mackellar, in 3rd was Melba, in 2nd place was Kenny, and yet again in 1st place was Jackson. Congratulations Jackson House. The top 15 students from each age group will be competing at the Beachside carnival on May 22nd at Karkarook Park. Go Mentone!
Written by Acelya Ozcoban - Junior Kenny House Captain
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