ACC SWIMMING 2014
The ACC Swimming Carnival will be held at MSAC on Friday February 21st commencing at 7.00pm. Training for this event will take place at the Watermac pool in Greensborough from 7.00am to 7.50am on February 3rd, 5th, 7th, 10th, 12th, 14th and 17th. Students can either meet at Watermac at 6.55am or get a bus from the Bundoora Campus at 6.40am. A bus will be available to bring all students from Watermac to school at the conclusion of training.
Year 7 swimming trials will take place on Thursday February 6th from 12.00 noon until 3.00pm. (Venue to be advised)
The final squad training session will be held on Wednesday February 19th from12.00 noon until 3.00pm. (Venue to be advised)
TOM TAKES GOLD & HUGH TAKES SILVER
Congratulations to Tom Wilson (B12) who recently won the Victorian All Schools U/16 Long Jump title with a jump of 6.34m. He will now head to Townsville in early December to compete in the Australian All Schools Track & Field Championships. Thomas has been working on his speed and this was evident as he finished 5th in the 200m final in a time of 24.36 seconds. Congratulations also to Hugh Collis (T12) finished 2nd in the U/14 Boys 3000M Race Walk. As a result of Hugh's performance, he has now made the Victorian All Schools Track and Field Team and the Victorian Junior Track and Field team. Fellow students, Jake Anderson, Tomas Fedele and Glenn Smith also competed extremely in the state titles. Jake ran a PB in his 3000m race, cutting 38 seconds off his previous best; Glenn ran a strong 400m in a time of 52.83 to finish 6th in the final and newcomer to athletics, Tomas Fedele finished 5th in the 200m hurdles and 12th in the long jump. Congratulations to all boys on the excellent efforts.
MELBOURNE HEART JUNIOR FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
The Melbourne Heart Football Club, in conjunction with Parade College held the inaugural at Parade on Thursday November 7th. All games were played in great spirits with the Year 8 team from Parade playing Marcellin in the final. At the conclusion of regular time, a nil all score line saw the final being decided on penalty shots. After 5 successful attempts from Parade and 4 from Marcellin, the visiting teams’ final penalty shot was saved by Parade who therefore won the Melbourne Heart Cup. The team will be presented with their award before the Melbourne Heart – Adelaide United game which is being played at AAMI Park on Sunday December 1st at 5.00pm. Congratulations to the Year 8 team coached by Mr Martin McGlue and the Year 7 team coached by Mr Lupi Fermanov. Thanks also to the Melbourne Heart Football Club for organising the tournament and ex Parade student Massimo Murdocca, who presented the award.
NATHAN'S RIDING IS ON TRACK
Congratulations to Nathan Bof(B15) who competed in the Australian Junior Track Cycling Championships that were held in Sydney on October 12th and 13th. As a result of his efforts, Nathan is currently ranked 5th in the series but hopes to improve on this standing when theseries heads to Melbourne on Novemeber 23rd and 24th.
DIAMOND VALLEY ATHLETIC CLUB
The Diamond Valley Athletic Club invites any student interested in a season of Track & Field athletics to come along to a TRIALS AND REGISTRATION AFTERNOON on Saturday 5th October 2012 at Willinda Park, Greensborough (Melways 21 A4) beginning at 1:00pm
The club also welcomes interested athletes to join in club training sessions at Willinda Park on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 5:00pm. Athletes will find qualified coaches on hand to assist with their preparation
For further information, check out the club website www.valleyaths.org or contact Max Balchin on 0409 350 280
ACC TERM 3 RESULTS
Congratulations to all students who competed in ACC Sport throughout Term 3. Parade fielded a total of 38 teams with 17 teams making Grand Finals and of those 17, 7 went on to become Premiers. Listed below are these teams.
Year 7 A1 A 2 B2 Basketball Bundoora, Year 7 B1 Basketball Preston
Year 8 A1 B2 Basketball Bundoora, Year 8 B1 Basketball Preston
Year 8 Hockey Preston
Year 7 A & B Table Tennis, Year 7 B Hockey, Year 7 B1 Basketball
Year 8 A2 Basketball, Year 8 B Table Tennis
Year 9 A Basketball, Year 9 A Table Tennis
Year 10 B Basketball
VICTORIAN ALL SCHOOLS ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIPS - LAKESIDE STADIUM
The Victorian All Schools Athletic Championships are being held at the Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park on October 25th, 26th and 27th. Students can enter by going to www.athsvic.org.au/schools and then follow the prompts. Students should then bring the receipt for entry to Mr Gaut in E45 so you can be reimbursed.
ACC CROSS COUNTRY
THE ACC Cross Country was held at Bundoora Park on Wednesday September 11th. Parade had some excellent individual performances with Jai Birch Edmonds finished 2nd in the Open event and Jake Anderson finishing 2nd in the U/16 race. in the competition. Overall, the Parade finished 6th and whilst it was slightly below our performance of 2012, the efforts of the students who competed was excellent.
VICTORIAN MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Victorian Mountain Bike Championships were held at Lysterfield Park on Sunday September 15th. Parade had two students competing with Nathan Bof from Year 7 finishing 11th in the U/15 event and Austen Hawkins finishing 3rd in the U/19 event. Austen has been competing in Mountain Bike Events for a number of years, whilst Nathan is more accustomed to track cycling and he tried his hand at the mounttain bike riding for the first time this season. Both students have competed in the Victorian Mountain Bike series this year and their efforts at the State Finals were outstanding. Congratulations to both students.
MELBOURNE CANOE CLUB
The Melbourne Canoe Club is conducting a “Come and Try Day Kayak Slalom’ on Sunday September 8th on the Yarra River at Westerfolds Park, Templestowe from between 11 am and 3.00pm The cost is only $5.00 which can be paid on the day. Full instruction will be provided and it’s an opportunity for boys and girls 9 years and older to try kayak slalom under the watchful eye of experienced instructors. Basic swimming skills are advisable to ensure a good experience is had by all. For further information, please go to www.melbourne.canoe.org.au or se Mr Gaut in E45.
The Melbourne Canoe Club is also conducting a ‘Kayak Quick Starter Program’ during the upcoming September school holidays. 3 time Olympian, Warwick Draper will be conducting the session on the Yarra River at Westerfolds Park, Templestowe. No previous experience is necessary. Participants will learn skills to allow controlled manoeuvring of the boat, paddle in rapids and negotiate slalom gates. For further information, please go to www.melbourne.canoe.org.au or se Mr Gaut in E45.