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Harmony Day

Australia is the most successful multicultural country and we celebrate this diversity at our school. We have a strong multicultural body and we value our students who have migrated to this country. We celebrated this day with many students wearing clothing relating to their country of origin and students and staff recognising the accepting values of the day by wearing orange. Noor - a student in year 12 - shared at assembly what Harmony Day means to her and why it is important to celebrate the cultural diversity of our wonderful country.... Read more




Staff and students planning the 2018 Europe Study Tour are doing a hot x bun drive to raise funds for their upcoming trip. Please consider supporting them and perhaps ask your friends, family and colleagues to place an order too. Order form: Hot x bun (docx 61 KB)... Read more

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AHS Staff to Participate in "Shadow a Student Challenge"

AHS Staff to Participate in "Shadow a Student Challenge" Shadowers Are Part of a Collective Movement of Educators Making Positive Changes in Their Schools Three staff from AHS (Carolyn Lasker, Annette Callister and Fiona Smee) participated in ‘Shadow a Student Challenge' where school leaders come together to "walk in the shoes" of their students and take action at their school. The shadow day - 5 March 2018 - the educators each followed one student for a full day, ate lunch with them and attended classes with them. The... Read more

Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal Studies - Art Exhibition

Tuesday 6th March saw the year 9 Aboriginal Studies class present their exhibition of Aboriginal art. Local artists like Nick Levy and Derek Moran featured alongside Stan Dryden and Sally Morgan. The event was enjoyed by many family members and teachers and the students enjoyed showing off their chosen artists' work and details of their lives. Stan Dryden's daughter, Mara told us something of her dad's life and what he is currently working on, and the morning was a great overall learning experience for everyone.... Read more

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Year 7 Welcome BBQ

All parents/carers of students in Year 7 are warmly invited to attend and meet some of the staff in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Welcome BBQ at Armidale High School Tuesday 13th February 2018 5.30pm – 6.30pm Enquiries to: 6776 7466 Email: armidale-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au Website: http://www.armidale-h.schools.nsw.edu.au... 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

Future school

Invitation to Armidale Future School Drop-in Info Sessions

The Armidale community is invited to attend drop-in sessions at Duval and Armidale High School to view concept designs of the new Armidale Future School, talk to members of the planning team, ask questions and provide feedback. Armidale Future School Community Drop-in Sessions: Tuesday 6th February: Armidale High Auditorium, 2pm – 7pm; Wednesday 7th February: Duval Staff Common Room, Duval High, 2pm – 7pm. Community members are welcome to drop in at a time that suits them between 2pm and 7pm. There will be no formal presentation, however... Read more

Principal and celebrating students

Oak Leaf 20: Activities Week

The very last event of Activities Week was the HSC Breakfast on Friday 15 December which saw the Class of 2017 return for one last BBQ - this time to celebrate their successes. ARMIDALE HIGH SCHOOL CONGRATULATES 2017 HSC STUDENTS The Armidale High School community congratulates the class of 2017 on their outstanding HSC results. More than a third of candidates scored a Band 5 and/or 6. In the 29 courses that were offered at the school, there were 15 Band 6 scores (above 90) and 62 Band 5 (80-90) scores recorded. One of the Band 6 scores in... Read more

Year 7 Debaters in State Finals

Oak Leaf 19, 7 December 2017

The link to Armidale High's Newsletter, Oak Leaf Number 19: http://inewsletter.co/Yy0Mbv/latest/ Past editions of the electronic Oak Leaf are at http://inewsletter.co/armidale-high-school Four Armidale High School Year 7 students, Grace Carter, Casey Rainger, Rubi Ainsworth and Jessica Burgess, travelled to Sydney to compete in the year 7 & 8 Premier's Debating Challenge Championships. The year 7 team had previously won the Zone and Regional finals in order to go on and compete at the championships in Sydney. The championships were held at... Read more

Steer Competition

Oak Leaf 18 28 November 2017

The Armidale High School Team at the Regional Northern Steer Competition: Reserve Champions and second place- congratulations! See Newsletter 18 at http://inewsletter.co/Yy0Mbv/latest/ Archived newsletters are at http://inewsletter.co/armidale-high-school... Read more

Presentation Night invitation

Oak Leaf 17 20 November 2017

The latest Newsletter can be found at http://inewsletter.co/Yy0Mbv/latest/ with the archived electronic newsletters at http://inewsletter.co/armidale-high-school. We hope you enjoy this edition!... Read more

Students at Oorala

Oak Leaf 16, November 8 2017

Here is the link to Armidale High School's Newsletter 16; a reflection of the wide range of activities our students engage in with enthusiasm; community events and things to look forward too: http://inewsletter.co/Yy0Mbv/latest/ Past electronic newsletters are archived at http://inewsletter.co/armidale-high-school... Read more

Black Gully

Black Gully : ecodrama, art, music and upcycled clothing

Students and staff from Armidale High will be involved in all the art, music, eco-drama and sustainable living ideas at this Saturday's Black Gully Festival.... Read more

Oak Leaf 15

Oak Leaf 15 27 October 2017

Here is the link to Armidale High's Newsletter 15; we hope you enjoy a glimpse into the life of our school http://inewsletter.co/1ZjeJ1/latest/ The link to archived electronic newsletters is http://inewsletter.co/armidale-high-school... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

Tournament of the MInds

Tournament of the MInds Nationals

Our best wishes go to our Tournament of the Minds State Champions Sam Watson, Shaun White, Noah Standen-Roberts. Lucy Findlayson, Rubi Ainsworth, Bree Laurie and Hamish Doak - competing in the National finals in Adelaide this week.... Read more

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Oak Leaf 14, 16 October 2017

Our latest newsletter can be found at http://inewsletter.co/1ZjeJ1/latest/... Read more

Good Luck HSC candidates

Good Luck HSC candidates

Students were smiling as they left their first examination today - we wish them all the best. Our 90 students will sit examinations in 28 subjects. The final examination will be Drama on Tuesday, 7 November. Breaking News: Congratulations to Isaac Clarke who has been selected into the Sydney Dance Company.... Read more


Oak Leaf 13

Oak Leaf 13 at https://inewsletter.co/1j4zzv/armidale-high-school-oak-leaf-issue-13-2017/#/0 Archives at https://inewsletter.co/armidale-high-school... Read more

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Reunion Year 10, 1987; HSC, 1989

REUNION: AHS Year 10, 1987 HSC Class of 1989 Saturday 30 September from 11 am Remember Year 10, 1987? Don't remember Year 10 but interested in filling in the blanks? Were you a member of Armidale High any time 1984-1989? Saturday 30 September 11 am Walkthrough followed by BBQ at AHS, lots of socialising. Contact: ahsreunion1989@gmail.com Organiser: Scott Ellis... Read more

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