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House Spelling Results

Thanks for your efforts with the House spelling competition. There were some close contests!
The results:
1st Taiping: wins in 5 rooms.
2nd Xuanwu: wins in 4 rooms.
3rd Wutaishan: wins in 2 rooms.
Hope you enjoyed the activity.
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House Spelling Competition: Friday

6-8 Advisory
Advisories Location
Ms. terBorg Ms. Kuan Mr. Madlinski Upstairs Design Centre
Mr Dutton Mr Baker Mr Stevens Green Gym
Mr Synder Mr Lee Ms. S Wang Mr Snyder’s Room
Mr Bahilo Mr Winstanley Ms. Johnson Ms Johnson’s Room
Mr. Warwick Ms. Seiguneur Mrs. Merrylees Mr. Warwick’s Room
9-10 Advisory
Advisories Location
Ms. Law Ms. Fox Mr. Orteza Ms Law’s Room
Ms. Chen Mr. Hammond Ms. L Wang Mr Hammond’s Room
Mr. Chesterman Mr Fischl Ms. Zhang Mr. Chesterman’s room
11-12 Advisory
Advisories Location
Mr Newman Mr Hornell Mr Leitz Mr Hornell’s Room
Mr Kay Ms Moen Mr Coad Ms. Moen’s Room
Ms Lenk Ms Crème Ms Ryan Ms Crème’s Room
  • A PowerPoint presentation will be shared to run the competition. Audio is needed to hear the words. There are 20 words to spell.
  • Like the House Trivia competition, 3 advisories will meet in one room, one from each House.
  • If possible, each advisory should create 3 more or less even sized mixed gender teams – so there are 9 teams in each room.
  • Nominate up to 3 student markers, to assist in scoring
  • If possible, mini whiteboards should be used for each team to spell each word. If mini whiteboards are not available, scrap paper can be used.
  • No technology is permitted for students during the competition.
  • Run the presentation as a slide show, allowing time for teams to spell each word. Teams should hold up their spelling towards the front so the markers can see if they are correct or not. It is either right or wrong. Correct each word as you go, keeping score on the scoresheet provided.
  • When finished, add the total scores for each team, the highest scoring house wins, next highest second and then third.
  • If there are unequal numbers of teams for each house, average the results to determine the winner. Each room needs to determine which house is 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
  • Send your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Houses to Mr. Chesterman when completed.

 

Thank you for your support.

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House Spelling Competition

House Spelling Competition
On Friday during extended advisory, we have scheduled the House Spelling competition. It would be great if we could meet in the same rooms as our last trivia challenge. Please let me know if there are any changes necessary.

6-8 Advisory
Advisories Location
Ms. terBorg Ms. Kuan Mr. Madlinski Upstairs Design Centre
Mr Dutton Mr Baker Mr Stevens Green Gym
Mr Synder Mr Lee Ms. S Wang Mr Snyder’s Room
Mr Bahilo Mr Winstanley Ms. Johnson Mr Winstanley’s Room
Mr. Warwick Ms. Seiguneur Mrs. Merrylees Mr. Warwick’s Room
9-10 Advisory
Advisories Location
Ms. Law Ms. Fox Mr. Orteza Ms Law’s Room
Ms. Chen Mr. Hammond Ms. L Wang Mr Hammond’s Room
Mr. Chesterman Mr Fischl Ms. Zhang Mr. Chesterman’s room
11-12 Advisory
Advisories Location
Mr Newman Mr Hornell Mr Leitz Mr Hornell’s Room
Mr Kay Ms Moen Mr Coad Ms. Moen’s Room
Ms Lenk Ms Crème Ms Ryan Ms Crème’s Room

• The House Spelling Competition will take place on Friday May 17 during extended advisory.
• A PowerPoint presentation will be shared to run the competition. Audio is needed to hear the words. There are 20 words to spell.
• Like the House Trivia competition, 3 advisories will meet in one room, one from each House.
• If possible, each advisory should create 3 more or less even sized mixed gender teams – so there are 9 teams in each room.
• Nominate up to 3 student markers, to assist in scoring
• If possible, mini whiteboards should be used for each team to spell each word. If mini whiteboards are not available, scrap paper can be used.
• No technology is permitted for students during the competition.
• Run the presentation as a slide show, allowing time for teams to spell each word. Teams should hold up their spelling towards the front so the markers can see if they are correct or not. It is either right or wrong. Correct each word as you go, keeping score on the scoresheet provided.
• When finished, add the total scores for each team, the highest scoring house wins, next highest second and then third.
• If there are unequal numbers of teams for each house, average the results to determine the winner. Each room needs to determine which house is 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
• Send your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Houses to Mr. Chesterman when completed.

Thank you for your support.

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Friday’s Music Trivia

Thanks for your involvement in Friday’s quiz, I hope it was a fun session. Thanks again to Miss Amy for her great questions!

For houses with only two teams, a third team was created by averaging the other two.

The results:

1st: Xuanwu, 314 points
2nd: Taiping, 298 points
3rd: Wutaishan, 295 points

Friday Advisory: House Music Trivia!

Rules: Inter House Music Trivia Quiz: Thanks to Ms Amy Keus
• Three advisories, one from each house, meet in the designated room.
• Each advisory should create 3 more or less even sized mixed gender teams – so there are 9 teams in each room.
• 20 questions: PowerPoint to follow. Answer to be written on recycled/scrap paper.
• Total number of questions answered correctly is recorded and added to give a final score for the advisory.
• All the advisory scores are added together to give a final score for that house.
• Winning house: 60 points, second place: 40 points and third place: 30 points

6-8 Advisory
Advisories Location
Ms. terBorg Ms. Kuan Mr. Madlinski Upstairs Design Centre
Mr Dutton Mr Baker Mr Stevens Green Gym
Mr Synder Mr Lee Ms. S Wang Mr Snyder’s Room
Mr Bahilo Mr Winstanley Ms. Maier Mr Winstanley’s Room
Ms. Keus Ms. Seiguneur Mrs. Merrylees Ms. Keus’s Room
9-10 Advisory
Advisories Location
Ms. Law Ms. Fox Mr. Orteza Ms Law’s Room
Ms. Chen Mr. Hammond Ms. L Wang Mr Hammond’s Room
Mr. Chesterman Mr Fischl Ms. Zhang Mr. Chesterman’s room
11-12 Advisory
Advisories Location
Mr Newman Mr Hornell Mr Leitz Mr Hornell’s Room
Mr Kay Ms Moen Mr Coad Ms. Moen’s Room
Ms Lenk Ms Crème Ms Ryan Ms Crème’s Room

Friday Music Trivia

This Friday in extended advisory, we are planning to run Ms Amy Keus’ famous Music Trivia competition. Note that Grade 9 is not involved as they have a PP session.

The plan:
•Three advisories, one from each house, meet in a designated room.
•Each advisory should create 3 more or less even sized mixed gender teams – so there are 9 teams in each room. (Note: Gr 8-9 advisories will create 2 teams as Gr 9 is out).
•20 questions: PowerPoint and answer sheet to follow.
•Total number of questions answered correctly is recorded and added to give a final score for the advisory.
•All the advisory scores are added together to give a final score for that house.
•Winning house: 60 points, second place: 40 points and third place: 30 points

Thanks for your support!

Gr 6 to 8 Volleyball: Thursday Lunchtime

Volleyball Gr 6 – 8
We’re planning for this to be on Thursday, March 15
• 2 separate competitions: Gr 6 – 8 Boys and Girls
• Teams of minimum 6, maximum 12.
• Net heights – Gr6-8: CISSA Sr height (2.24m)
• Round Robin format, each team playing the other 2 houses. Captains can toss a coin to see who plays first.
• One set up to 17 points. No clear 2 points required. Score for each game is recorded.
Results:
• For each competition points calculation based on total games won. If this is the same for 2 teams, the head to head game will decide the winner. If it is a 3 way tie, the points difference will decide the placings. If any of these are equal, the competition shall be declared a 3 way tie.
• Overall Placings for House Points – The boys and girls competitions for each age group are combined to give a result for that age group. Points are awarded based on the current points allocation system (30, 20, 15)

Gr 6 – 8 Volleyball is on next week: See your House captains

Volleyball Gr 6 – 8
We’re planning for this to be on Thursday, March 15
• 2 separate competitions: Gr 6 – 8 Boys and Girls
• Teams of minimum 6, maximum 12.
• Net heights – Gr6-8: CISSA Sr height (2.24m)
• Round Robin format, each team playing the other 2 houses. Captains can toss a coin to see who plays first.
• One set up to 17 points. No clear 2 points required. Score for each game is recorded.
Results:
• For each competition points calculation based on total games won. If this is the same for 2 teams, the head to head game will decide the winner. If it is a 3 way tie, the points difference will decide the placings. If any of these are equal, the competition shall be declared a 3 way tie.
• Overall Placings for House Points – The boys and girls competitions for each age group are combined to give a result for that age group. Points are awarded based on the current points allocation system (30, 20, 15)

9-12 House Volleyball Results

Thanks so much to Mr Clarke and Mr Dutton for officiating.

Girls:
Xuanwu 17* defeated Wutaishan 11
Wutaishan 17 defeated Taiping 15
Xuanwu 17* defeated Taiping 14

Boys:
Xuanwu 17 defeated Wutaishan 12
Wutaishan 17 defeated Taiping 14
Xuanwu 17 defeated Taiping

Overall:
1st Place: Xuanwu*
2nd Place: Wutaishan
3rd Place: Taiping

Gr 6-8 House Volleyball results

Boys:
Wutaishan 15 defeated Taiping 3
Taiping 15 defeated Xuanwu 7
Wutaishan 15 defeated Xuanwu 9

Girls:
Wutaishan had a team of 6 ready to play
Taiping and Xuanwu did not have teams.

Overall House results:
1st Wutaishan (30 points)
2nd Taiping (20 points)
3rd Xuanwu (15 points)

Thanks to Mr Dutton for running the competition!

Grades 6 to 8 Inter House Volleyball

Wutaishan, Xuanwu or Taiping? Who will claim the title?

The Grade 6 to 8 House Volleyball competition will be held next Thursday March 16 at the start of lunch time.
· 2 separate competitions: Gr 6-8 Boys and Girls
· Teams of minimum 6, maximum 12.
· Net height – CISSA Senior height – 2.24M
· Round Robin format, each team playing the other 2 houses. Captains can toss a coin to see who plays first.
· One set up to 17 points. No clear 2 points required. Score for each game is recorded.

Results:
· For each competition points calculation based on total games won. If this is the same for 2 teams, the head to head game will decide the winner. If it is a 3 way tie, the points difference will decide the placings. If any of these are equal, the competition shall be declared a 3 way tie.
· Overall Placings for House Points – The boys and girls competitions for each age group are combined to give a result for that age group. Points are awarded based on the current points allocation system (30, 20, 15)

Senior House Basketball Results

Girls:
Taiping 6 defeated Xuanwu 0
Wutaishan 4 defeated Taiping 0
Xuanwu 6 defeated Wutaishan 0

Boys:
Xuanwu 17 defeated Taiping 7
Wutaishan 13 defeated Taiping 3
Xuanwu 12 defeated Wutaishan 8

Final Points:
1st Xuanwu 6 points
2nd Wutaishan 4 points
3rd Taiping 2 points

Well done to all the players for putting on a great show.

Thanks so much to Ms Andrew and Mr Coad for their outstanding refereeing! Thanks also to Mr Bratton, Mr Marsh and Mr Hornell for scoring, and Mr Dutton for timekeeping and organising the event.

Senior House Basketball: Thursday Lunchtime

House Leaders, please select your teams!

• 2 Competitions Gr 9 – 12 Boys and Girls
• Teams – maximum of 5 on court at any time. No maximum squad size
• Round Robin format, each team playing the other 2 houses. Captains can toss a coin to see who plays first.
• Each game 9 mins running clock. Score for each game is recorded.
Results:
• 2 Points for a win, 1 for a tie, 0 for a loss.
• Overall Placings for House Points is based on total points won across all boys and girls competition in same age category. (30, 20, 15)
• points calculation based on total points won.
• If this is the same for 2 teams, the head to head game will decide the winner. If this was a tie, points difference will decide, then points for, then points against. If still equal, it will be declared a tie.
• If it is a 3 way tie, the points difference will decide the placings, then points for, then points against. If all or any of these are equal, the competition shall be declared a 3 way tie.

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