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STEAM Soap Making

Recently the boys went back to basics with the ultimate STEAM activity…soap making. Soap making is a perfect mix of chemistry and creativity. Our aim was to make ‘sustainable’ soaps using all natural ingredients. The boys made ‘castile’ olive oil soaps, coffee scrubs and cucumber and mint rejuvenation bars. Our goal was to get our

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Library Website updated: New and improved website for 2018

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We’ve been hard at work since the start of the year refreshing our library website to make it more appealing and accessible to our students as a go-to destination for their studies and reading enjoyment, and easier for library staff to share the valuable resources that will help students with their assignments. Our revamped site has

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Book Week Celebrations

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The Middle School community celebrated Book Week last week with the theme “Find Your Treasure”. It was a terrific week with a range of activities on offer for all boys as well as two community events. The Book Week Breakfast was held on Thursday morning in Centenary Hall with special guest Tim Harris. Boys and

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Book Week 2018 day one kicks off with ‘Pirate Plunder’.

Scurvy ridden pirates arrived in the Middle School Library to compete in the pirate version of the game ‘Hungry Hippos’ at lunchtime.  ‘Pirate Plunder’ is essentially the same except the boys themselves are the hippos and try to pillage and plunder the booty back to their teammate.  Led by Captain Russell, teams of scallywags and ruffians

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Prince Edward visits BGS

On Monday 16 April, the Lilley Centre hosted a number of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award recipients from across Brisbane who came to meet Prince Edward, here to carry on a royal tradition and plant a tree in our Boarders’ Lawn. From our Headmaster, Mr Anthony Micallef: “His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG

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Commonwealth Games Celebrations

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It has been an exciting time for our Middle School boys as the two libraries have leapt into the Commonwealth Games fever and run a range of events during lunchtimes over the past four weeks. Boys have been involved in decorating cupcakes as Borobi, the Games mascot, and competing in trivia competitions via Kahoot! Two

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