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Epping Boys High School

Epping Boys High School
Strive to Achieve
Location
Marsfield
Sydney
New South Wales

Australia
Coordinates
Information
Type High School
Established 1957
School district Epping/Marsfield
Principal Tim O'Brien
Staff ~76
Grades 7-12
Enrolment ~1100
Color(s) Green, gold
Website

Epping Boys High School is a government high school located at Marsfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was established in 1957. Tim O'Brien is the principal.

Contents

  • Achievements 1
  • School style 2
  • Houses 3
  • Alumni 4
  • See also 5
  • Notes 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Achievements

As well as high musical achievements the school also has a strong sporting background and are high achievers in the academic field as well. The school has been placed on the Centre of Excellence program.[1]

On 15 April 2010 the school hosted a Community Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd.[2]

School style

The school traditionally uses green and gold in its logo and student uniforms. The school tie for junior year students consists of gold stripes on green with white stripes and school logo, while for senior year students consists of gold school logo printed on a pure green background.

Houses

The school has four houses, which are based upon prominent figures in the Epping-Eastwood area. Pupils competing in sport, academic and other various events earn points for their houses. At the end of the year, the house with the most points win the house cup. The houses are named after the people who built farms in the Marsfield area. The houses are:

  • Darvall (Red)
  • Harris (Yellow)
  • Midson (Blue)
  • Terry (Green)

Alumni

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "Centre for Excellence". eppingboy-h.schools.nsw.edu.au. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Community Cabinet Meeting - Epping Boys". dpmc.gov.au. 15 April 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Simons, Polly. "Cartmill's No Ordinary Surgeon". northside.whereilive.com.au (1 December 2009). Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  4. ^ Davies, Neville (1992). "The Beginnings of Icehouse". spellbound-icehouse.org. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  5. ^ Sydney Morning Herald Weekend Edition September 24–25, 2011 News Review page 8
  6. ^ Hassett, Sebastian (16 September 2009). "Young Socceroo Sam has world at his feet". smh.com.au. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  7. ^ "Kevin Kim, a student at Epping Boys High School". kimjiyeop.com. 2010. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  8. ^ "Comprehensive school for baby boomer generation". weeklytimes.com.au. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  9. ^ "The Nurseries of Australian Rugby Wallabies". braveandgame.com.au. 2010. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  10. ^ Rowbotham, Jill (12 October 2011). "PM's Prize for Science". theaustralian.com.au. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "NSW Rhodes Scholars 1904 - 2009". sydney.edu.au. 2010. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  12. ^ "NSW CHS State Championships - 2002". nswschoolsfootball.org.au. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  13. ^ "Special day for Alex & Brooke". weeklytimes.com.au. 17 March 2010. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 

References

  • Epping Boys High School website

External links

  • Epping Boys High School website
  • NSW Department of Education and Training: Epping Boys High School
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