SpineOut : SpineOut April - May 2018
CHECK OUT IMAGES FROM THE DAY On Tuesday 27 March, 40 teams from over 20 schools gathered at Cerdon College, Merrylands to participate in the Western Sydney heat of the Kids’ Lit Quiz. This competition, also dubbed the Olympics of Reading, challenges students to work together in teams to answer lots of questions about books and everything related to books. KIDS’ LIT QUIZ 2018 events CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE PRIZE WINNERS: 1st: St Ursula’s College, Team 1 2nd: Broughton Anglican College, Team 2 3rd: Greystanes Public School, Team 2 The brainchild of Wayne Mills, Kids’ Lit Quiz is an international competition involving countries such as New Zealand, Singapore, the UK, Canada and the USA. Australia is a relatively new addition to the competition and this year has attracted hundred of students across Queensland, NSW and the ACT with the Australian Final taking place in Sydney on Friday 4 May. The Western Sydney heat at Cerdon College was a day full of excitement, lots of prizes and lots of fun ... a true celebration of reading! The event also hosted children’s author, Deborah Abela, a former student of the College. Deborah shared with a very excited audience her passion for writing and challenged all students to keep reading! The competition was so fierce with the top 20 teams separated by only 10 points! APRIL/ MAY 2018 A special thank you to Spineout for sponsoring this wonderful event.
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June - July 2018