Tomorrow we commence our mid-year school holiday break and, after such an incredibly busy and memorable term, I am sure there are many students, parents and staff members eagerly anticipating a couple of weeks of respite. Often the last week before the holidays can be quieter, but Week 10 has been just as busy and energetic, so I’d like to share some of the highlights of the past seven days.
Friday evening - Netball Grand Final
Last Friday evening, our Year 9 netball team, coached by teacher Emma Whitehand, defeated Mt Morgan 19-12 to win the interschool netball competition for 2021. The first quarter was very close and fast-paced. However, as the game progressed, and the competition became fiercer, what was obvious was that our girls kept calm, continued to work as a team, and supported each other through both the successful plays and the errors. Through each successive quarter, they remained unflustered, their lead grew, and, by the final whistle, they had increased their lead to achieve a very convincing win. I was incredibly proud of the team, not only for their unity, but for displaying sportsmanship and Girls Grammar values. I would like to thank all girls who represented Girls Grammar in netball this year and all our staff, parent