Morning Notes

Friday 12 February, 2016

Wishing Sasha in Grade 6 a very fond farewell as today is her last day at Halcyon!!!

Linda Magnussen, Halcyon’s University Counsellor, February Visit

Grade 11 students please sign-up for your individual appointments with Linda here. Each of your appointments will last 30mins on Tuesday 23 February. Linda will also be holding a student workshop for Grade 11 students on Tuesday 23 February at lunchtime.

A student workshop has also been arranged for for Grades 9 and 10 on Wednesday 24 February at lunchtime. If you are a Grade 9 or 10 student and would like to attend, please sign-up here.

Lost and Found

Dear Students,

Please make sure to check the lost and found box in Emily's office before you leave school today as it is getting quiet full.

Birthdays During the Holidays

Wishing Jack S. a very happy birthday on Sunday!

Wishing Joseph F. a very happy birthday on Sunday!

Wishing Cameron M. a very happy birthday on Thursday!

Wishing Alex D. a very happy birthday next Sunday!

Get Ready for your Google Expeditions!

Today, we have a representative from Google visiting Halcyon. This is a very exciting opportunity for all students to take part in the Pioneer Programme of Google Expeditions. Expeditions is a virtual reality platform built for the classroom and on Friday, your teachers will lead you on a subject-based expedition! Each Grade will get a chance to test out this new programme.

The agenda for the day is as follows:

  • Period One, 0900-0930 Grade 9 with Ms Cooke - your expedition will be to Antarctica
  • Periods One to Two, 0930-1000 Grade 7Y and 7X with Ms Rose and Mr Simpson - your expedition will be to Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Period Two, 1000-1030 Grade 11 with Mr Jones - your expedition will be to the Galapagos Islands
  • Period Three, 1050-1120 Grade 6X and 6Y with Ms Carmen and Mr Gow - your expedition will be to Burj Khalifa
  • Periods Three to Four, 1120-1150 Grade 10 History students with Ms Cooke - your expedition will be to explore the Artifacts of the Tuskegee Airmen
  • Period Four, 1150-1220 Grade 8 with Mr Costa - your expedition will be to Mount Everest
  • Lunch
  • 1220-1250, Grade 10 Geographers, staff and parents with Ms Rose - your expedition will be to Mars

Students should go to their lesson and classroom as normal. Your teacher will then take you down to the Council Room for your expedition at the scheduled time.

Lunch Clubs

Student Council in B01

Running Club

Off Campus

Friday: Grade 11

First Week Back

Monday: no school

Tuesday: Grades 7 and 11

Wednesday: Grades 10 and 11

Thursday: Grades 9 and 11

Friday: Grades 8 and 11

Mother Tongue

Cosmo and Maddie, French in F01

Alex, Swedish in F02

Nathan, German in M02

Scott and Eveline, Spanish in S02

After School Clubs

FireTech Club Grades 6-8 in M01

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Today's Lunch Menu

Main Dish Option One

Vegetable stew with herby dumplings (GF)

Main Dish Option Three

Margherita and mushroom pizza


Pumpkin soup

Salad Bar

Mixed salad

String bean salad

Chickpea salad

Aubergine, tomato and mozzarella salad

Hard boiled eggs


Frozen yoghurt

Seasonal fruits