Morning Notes

Friday 19 September

Important reminder: Crossing the road

Dear all students:

It has come to our attention that students from Halcyon are not crossing the road safely, and are running across the road to Toto’s upon leaving the building at the end of the day.

We kindly ask that all students cross the that you cross the road at appropriate cross-walkings. This is of utmost importance for your safety.

Thank you.

Important: Digital News

The Halcyon Digital Edit: If you need help with any of the information below, please email:

iOS and OSX updates:

Please be aware that several operating updates have been released for your iPad, iPhone, and Macbook. We ask that all of these updates be done at home. After you complete the update it is important to do any further individual updates to your apps as this will give you the best user experience.

iTunes U iPad App: If your iTunes U courses are not updating with the latest information from your teacher be sure the "sync notes" button located in the settings is enabled by making it green.

You have Mail!

Students please remember to check your Halcyon student gmail on a daily basis. Be sure you have this synced on your iPad in the iOS mail app.

Notice for Grade 10 students:

Please come and see me during morning break.
Ms Zago

Today's Activities/Locations - Check hub or office to see what activity you are registered for:

FRIDAY Lunchtime 1235-1320

1.Photography Club with Ms McDonald - F03

2. Action & Service Club with Ms Zago - F01

3. The Fantasy Games Club with Ms Mills. - S01

Reminder: there are no after school activities today!

Lunchtime Park Schedule

The following Grades will be going to the park following the below schedule:

Friday - Grade 9 & 10

**All students going to the park will need to meet in the Hub for a prompt departure.

Remember to bring your sports and outdoor shoes for the Park!

Today's Lunchtime arrangements:

Lunchtime activities will rotate everyday with the following scheduled for today:

Grade 6

  • Lunch commences at 1205

Grade 7 & 8

  • Lunch commences at 1215

Grades 6, 7, 8(who are not enrolled onto lunch-time activities):

  • At 1225 students can go to the Hub with Miss Dutton for games etc or to Goldsmid Hall for table tennis and games etc with Marvin from Fit For Sport and Ms. Zago. Please meet them in the back of the canteen to be escorted to the hall.

Grade 9 & 10 (to the park after a quick lunch)

  • Lunch commences at 1225
  • At 1235 students who are going to the park (listed below) will need to make their way directly to the Hub for a prompt departure to the Park with Mrs. Watson.

Notice for Grade 9 & 10 students:

The following students will be going to Hyde Park with Ms. Watson.

Please meet in the Hub promptly at 1230 for a 1235 departure:

(Please remember you must leave your bags in your locker)

Grade 9














Grade 10







Halcyon Guest Speakers - Susan Pollack

Tuesday, Sep. 30th, 3:45pm

33 Seymour Pl

On Tuesday 30 September, Susan Pollack, a Hungarian Jew who survived Auschwitz concentration camp will be coming to speak at Halcyon. The opportunity to hear her talk is open to students in Grades 9 and 10, Halcyon staff and Halcyon parents. The talk will take place in the Hub from 3.45pm. Please contact if you have any questions.

Halcyon Guest Speakers: Javier Sanchez

Friday, Oct. 3rd, 12:30pm

Halcyon Hub

We are delighted that as part of the Halcyon Guest Speakers programme, Javier Sanchez, father of Celia and Andres will be addressing students on the subject of marketing and advertising. Javier speaks from his experience in working for Coca Cola. This talk is open to all students.

Friday's Menu

Main Course:

Pasta Bake with Spring Vegetables (Gluten Free)


Portobello Fajita Wraps


Sandwich Option:

Cheddar Sandwich with Pickle

Salads & Sides:

Cucumber & Mint Salad (Gluten Free/Dairy Free)

Tomato & Olives (Gluten Free/Dairy Free)

Cheese & Pineapple Mixed Salad (Gluten Free/Dairy Free)


Fruity Flapjack

Please come back for a second helping if you are hungry!

Lost and Found items?

Please visit Emily at Reception for any lost items - we have quite the collection here!

Talk @ Halcyon

In addition to, which is an email address that you can write to with any concerns you have, we also have a created a Google form that you can fill out at any time should you wish to raise awareness of anything either anonymously or with your name attached. Check it out!

Have a wonderful weekend!