Stemshare Roadshow Fun!

Students of NHS were incredibly lucky on Monday when the presenters of the STEMshare roadshow, instead of having a quiet break during recess and lunch, threw the doors of the learning hub open for all and sundry. They showed the interested kids the fabulous things they could see using the Virtual Reality headsets…we took a…

Diggers of the Dreaming.

A great new teacher’s resource for History, English, Aboriginal Studies, Social Studies of any kind. Click on the link below to read the blurb on the back cover of the book. diggers of the dreaming 2

The Stemshare Roadshow hits Nyngan!

I am incredibly excited that the Stemshare program is hitting town and will be allowing our students a wonderful opportunity to familiarise themselves with the latest in educational technology. NHS has been lucky enough to win stewardship of not one, but two of the fabulous kits for the duration of term 4 this year. We…

Premier’s Reading Challenge.

  Huge congratulations and thanks to the stalward few who stepped up to take the Challenge this year, our first in many. Shannon Bourke, Jack Buchanan , and Angela Tang undertook the Year 7 – 9 challenge.   Olivia Ashton completed an inhouse, Principal’s Challenge because she was in Year 10 and therefore past the…

New Books in September.

  For more information on any of these books, just log onto your student portal, go to My Library, search the title or find the cover image in the slideshow and you will find a synopsis there.    

Helping your kids detect fake news.

In these days of spin, it’s becoming harder and harder for our young people to know what is fact and what is spin when absorbing the torrent of information on the net. The ABC website has compiled a great collection of articles to help with this. The link below will take you to one of…

Mummy’s Tomb Escape Rooms a success for Book Week.

Six teams completed against the clock and the Mummy, to crack the codes and escape the Tomb. The challenge was so hard that none escaped but the team who made it the furthest won themselves a delicious pizza lunch for 5 people from the wonderful school canteen. More escape rooms are planned for the coming…

August’s Amazing Authors…

We have a wonderful selection of home-grown and international offerings for August, there is sure to be something for any taste. Come in and see what’s on offer.  

Book Week – Find your treasure!

Book week is almost upon us again, this year’s theme is Find Your Treasure. With the empasis on encouraging critical thinking and problem solving we will be running Escape Rooms all week.  Find your treasure in the Mummy’s Tomb will challenge students to solve tricky puzzles and break into the Mummy’s Tomb to win the…

Science Week is coming soon.

Inspired by my two week visit to the Australian Museum during the school holidays I have commited to participating in Science Week this year. The theme this year is Game Changers and Change Makers, and to promote thinking about how to change things so that our environment lasts as long as our students do, we are…