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Excellence Expo

22/06/2018

2018 Excellence Expo
Holland Park State School Gifted and Talented Education Committee proudly announces Excellence Expo 2018.  Our school motto is: Striving to Excel and we are looking forward to the school’s 14th Excellence Expo.
The Holland Park State School Gifted and Talented Education Committee invites all families, students, staff and community members to celebrate the gifts and talents of all our students from Preparatory year of learning to Year 6.
Official Ceremony 
Date: Wednesday 12 September 2018
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Venue: School Hall
 
Presentation of Medallions
Medallions will be presented to all recipients in all categories at the official opening (Wednesday 12th September).  The names of the Highly Commended recipients will be displayed on the Hall Projectors, aligning with the presentation of each category. The Highly Commended recipients will be awarded at a school assembly (please see below)
 
Students' work
Students' work will be on display in classrooms around the school before and after the Official Ceremony for everyone to view. 
 
Judging Schedule 2018
Please find attached Excellence Expo Judging Schedule for 2018.
 
Opening sessions
Date: Wednesday 12 September 2018
 
·       Time: 3:10pm – 4:15pm
·       Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
 
Category and Venue
 
To be advised
 
  
Performances
All performances will be held from 6:30pm – 7:30pm on the 12th September
 
Performance
Location
Room
Dance Performance
Hall
Hall
Vocal and Instrumental Performance
Music Room
Music Room
Public Speaking and Speaking Australian Verse
5EB
Room R10
Japanese Speaking and Native Japanese Speaking
5MT
Room R14
Presentation of Highly Commended awards
The Highly commended awards will be presented at the following assemblies. 
 
Junior Assembly
·       Date: Thursday 20 September 2018
·       Time: 9:15pm - 10:15pm
·       Venue: School Hall
·       Year Level:  Prep, Year 1 and Year 2
·       Performance: Junior Concert Band
 
Senior Assembly
·       Date: Thursday 20 September 2018
·       Time: 2:00pm - 2:55pm
·       Venue: School Hall
·       Year Level:  Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6
·       Performance: Senior Concert Band
 
 
Participation Certificates
All students from Prep to Year 6, who have participated in Excellence Expo will receive a participation certificate.  These will be handed to students in the last week of term 3.
 
Please select the below link to open the Excellence Expo Nomination booklets for your year level. 
 

 

 

Excellence Expo 2018
Student Information Sessions
 
  
The Gifted and Talented Education Committee invites new parents, including Prep parents and interested parents to an Excellence Expo sharing afternoon.
 
Date:      Monday 25 June 2018
Time:      3:00pm
Venue     PYM Classroom
 
We look forward to seeing you
HPSS Gifted and Talented Education Committee 
 
 
Open Science Prep to Year 6
 
 
On Wednesday 27 June 2018 at 12:00pm Mr Matt Gibney, Science/S.T.E.M. Coach will be presenting a Science Workshop for Students interested in the Open Science category in preparation for Excellence Expo.  The workshop will be held in the school hall.
 
This presentation will include ideas for:
·      Investigations
·      Scientific process
·      Layout/presentation of entries Excellence Expo
·      Criteria for Excellence Expo
·      Useful Websites
 
Mr Gibney is also prepared to meet with interested students who are seeking further clarification early in Term 3 for the Open Science Task.