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Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more

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MGHS Cross Country Carnival

Attn Parents/carers Macarthur Girls will be holding the annual Cross Country Carnival on Wednesday, 9 May, 2018. The carnival will be held at the school grounds. This is a whole school even and a compulsory school day for all staff and students. Please download the notification for this event for more details: Cross Country Letter (pdf 44 KB)... Read more

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Year 10 Child Studies students in action

As a part of their Year 10 Child Studies course, MGHS students were required to create an activity to enhance the development of a child. The students were lucky enough to test their activities with their target audience. It was great to see that Alannah (4), Tommy (4) and Leo (2) were engaged in the activities create by our students. A big thank you to Alannah, Tommy, Leo and Mrs Stafford for taking the time to come to MGHS and give our students real world feedback on their task.... Read more

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Swimming Age Champions

Swimming Age Champions Congratulations to our 2018 Age Champions... Read more

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Macarthur Swimming 2018

Swimming Carnival 2018 Due the the renovations of the school pool, this year's carnival was held off site at Epping Aquatic Centre. A small group of competitors attended along with members of the Sports Council who acted as event officials. The swimmers did a great job throughout the day, swimming in a range of events and enjoying the beautiful weather. Sports Council ran the event smoothly and the day was a great success. A number of girls went off to the Zone carnival and enjoyed their day while representing MGHS in a positive manner ... Read more

Ruby Byrne - cricket champ!

Macarthur girl strikes gold!

The Combined High Schools cricket championship, recently held in Richmond, attracted teams from all over NSW. Ruby Byrne, a Year 8 student, had transferred from Westfield Sports HS early this year to MGHS. She, however, stayed in the Sydney South West team as the CHS teams had already been chosen by then. In the championship, Ruby and her team remained undefeated throughout and won convincingly. Ruby is now playing for the Macarthur Girls High School cricket team. We wish all the girls the best of luck on and off the pitch!... Read more

Tell Them From Me Survey

Dear Parents and Carers In Term 1 2018, our school is taking part in the Tell Them From Me student survey. The survey will provide us with valuable feedback on what our students think about school life, how engaged they are with school and the different ways that teachers interact with them. Schools in Australia and around the world have used the Tell Them From Me survey to help them improve. The survey is completed on-line and is run by an independent research company, The Learning Bar, which specialises in school-based surveys. Staff in... Read more

Years 7 and 9 NAPLAN 2018 Information

Years 7 and 9 parents should click on the link 'info' below for information relating to NAPLAN 2018. We will unpack this with students tomorrow at a special assembly in the morning. info (pdf 1646 KB)... Read more

Stage 5 Learning Conversations

ATTN parents/carers of Year 9 and Year 10 students In order to provide opportunities for you to support your daughter's studies, a learning conversation evening will be held at the school on Wednesday March 14, from 4 pm- 7 pm. To book your interview slot with your daughter's teachers, please go to the link below: School Interviews You need to follow the steps in the attached PDF document (see below) to organise your interview session: Interview booking (pdf 367 KB)... Read more

Changes to Hills Bus Timetable

Attn MGHS students There have been changes to some Hills Bus route timetables on the Please find the changes as per the attached PDF. Hills Bus timetable (pdf 176 KB)... Read more

Gate Map of MGHS

MGHS Gates Closed at Stewart St

All students and parents/carers Due to ongoing congestion and dangerous traffic conditions on Stewart Street, from Monday March 5 onward, the Stewart Street school pedestrian gate will be locked. Students will not be able to exit the school on Stewart Street. Please see the attached PDF for other exits, indicated in green. If you are picking up your daughter in the afternoon, please organise alternative pick up points. There are ‘no-parking' signs on Stewart Street; please observe these as parking rangers have been issuing fines. Our... Read more

MGHS Touch Footy Team

MGHS rocks Touch Footy!

On Thursday the 22nd of February a selected group of Macarthur Girls ranging from Years 9-12 competed in a touch football knockout against Cammaraygal High School. The ladies have been giving up their lunch times and training hard to perfect their skills and fitness. Cammaraygal came out with a fierce opener, scoring within the first set. Macarthur did not let this affect their game plan. The girls showed great sportsmanship and team work. Macarthur scored 3 tries in the first half and 3 in the second to come away with the win. The girls... Read more

New School Zone Offences

ATTN parents/carers of MGHS students The NSW government have recently updated school zone offences by increasing fines and demerit points. These changes will help to create and enforce a safer road environment in school zones. You can get information about the new school zones offences by clicking on the link below: Safety in school zones Please also download and go through the attached PDF document to ensure that you are following road safety rules and regulations when dropping off or picking up your daughter from our school. Drive and Park... Read more

Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more

Public transport etiquette

ATTN MGHS students Please bear in mind that when you wear the MGHS school uniform, you represent the school in all your interactions. This is particularly important to remember if you are using public transport to travel to and from school. You MUST - Respect people and make sure you stand for older paying travellers - Give way for commuters to get on and off trains and never block the carriage doorway - ALWAYS behave in an orderly manner when travelling in public transport You are an MGHS student and it is your responsibility to uphold the... Read more

Stage 6 Learning Conversation Evening

ATTN parents/carers of Year 11 and Year 12 students In order to help you support your daughter's senior studies, a learning conversation evening will be held at Macarthur Girls High School on Wednesday, 14th February, 2018, from 4 pm-7 pm. You will meet with classroom teachers who will explain in detail what students will be learning, what they need to know, and what they need to be able to do, in order to succeed in Years 11 and 12. Teachers will also assist you and your daughter in setting individual and realistic learning goals for her. For... Read more

Photo Day at MGHS

ATTN all students and parents/carers School photographs for 2018 are scheduled to be taken by Advancedlife Photography at Macarthur Girls next week. The schedule is as follows: Year 8-12: Tuesday 6 February 2018 Year 7: Wednesday 14 February 2018 You can place your order for photography packages securely online at AdvancedLife using our school's unique 9-digit Online Order Code. Please download the attached document for the code. Portrait and group package orders are due by photography day. School Photo Day (pdf 46 KB)... Read more

Stewart St closure

IMPORTANT UPDATE - ROAD WORKS

A reminder to all students and parents that Stewart Street should not be used as there are roadworks occurring, making this a dangerous street to drop off/pick up students. Students are also advised to check the attached image to ensure they are using safe pathways to enter/exit the school. Red pathways/streets should not be used at any stage. Green pathways are safe to use. Please use traffic lights and pedestrian crossings to cross roads safely.... Read more

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