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IT is hard to imagine South
Gippsland could turn on a better
day than it did for Korumburra
Secondary College’s (KSC) house
carnival last Tuesday, February 9.
Swimmers, costumes, music, sun, water,
happy teachers, parents and grandparents and
a barbecue contributed to the positive vibe on
Attendance at the carnival increased again
this year. It was encouraging to see many stu-
dents participating and cheering on their team.
KSC welcomed a large number of parents
and family members to the pool to watch the
action and enjoy the atmosphere.
There were some outstanding results this
Eric Zubcic of Strzelecki House broke T.
Wittinglsow’s 1998 U/15 50m backstroke re-
cord with a time of 37.03 .
Year 12 exchange Polish student Julia Fa-
browska snared two KSC swimming records,
beating Grace McLean’s 2015 100m freestyle
and C. Webster’s 1999 50m freestyle records
with times of 1.15.48 and 33.25 respectively.
The age group champions were as follows:
U/13 – Corey Whelan and Erin Trewin.
U/14 – Oliver McLean and Ella Roberts.
U/15 – Eric Zubcic and Casey Walker.
U/16 – Nicholas McKenzie and Grace
U/17 – William Downie and Julia Fab-
U/21 – Cameron Trewin and Kayley Law-
The clear winner overall was McDonald
House with 809, followed by McMillan with
523, Whitelaw with 433 and Strzelecki a close
fourth with 412 points.
KSC thanked sports coordinators Angela
Croatto and trainee Caitlyn Griffiths, who ran
the successful carnival with mountains of en-
ergy and enthusiasm.
They were also impressive in the pool,
leading the teachers to a victory in the staff
versus house captains relay.
in school carnival
Swimming stars: back from left, William Downie, Julia Fabrowska, Casey Walker, Kayley Lawrence,
Grace McLean, Corey Whelan, Cameron Trewin, Erin Trewin, front from left, Nick McKenzie, Eric Zub-
cic, Oliver McLean and Ella Roberts were the age group champions following Korumburra Secondary
College’s swimming carnival.
and a positive spirit, the stu-
dents were keen to get in the
pool and have a go.
While Blue House was
the overall winner on the
day, Red House was con-
gratulated for having the
most swimmers attend the
Grade 6 students Blake
Webb and Sophie McKen-
zie were announced the age
group champions and their
medals were presented at
the end of the day.
Fun day: from left,
Amber, Emily, Claire
and McKenzie enjoyed
participating in Korum-
burra Primary School’s
swimming sports last
Students star at Korumburra pool
mary School donned
their house colours
and participated in
the house swimming
sports on Wednesday,
With wonderful weather
Participation: Red House captains Charlee and
Luke Walker were proud that so many swimmers
from their house participated in the swimming
sports last Wednesday.
Swimming success: Grade 6 students Sophie McK-
enzie and Blake Webb were awarded age group
champions after an excellent day in the pool.
Sambell House swims to victory
A GREAT day of participa-
tion, fun and healthy com-
petition was had by all at
Newhaven College’s Junior
School swimming carnival on
Friday February 6.
Head of Junior School, Mr Ralph
Arceo encouraged eager swimmers from
Prep to Year 4 to “have a positive atti-
tude, try your best, and support and cheer
for your friends and your House.”
Mr Arceo congratulated all students
for representing themselves and their
Houses to the best of their ability.
He passed on special congratula-
tions to the Prep students who had only
been at school one week and partici-
pated with great enthusiasm.
Some Preps were able to compete
in a 25 metre race while others enjoyed
noodle races and fun activities assisted
by Year 9 student volunteers.
Eight school records were broken
on the day with Luke Car setting an
amazing four new marks for the U10
Boys 50m butterfly in 49.88, U10 Boys
50m breaststroke in 50.06, U10 Boys
50m backstroke in 45.84 and the U10
Boys 50m freestyle in 40.62.
Jaelina Kiley broke two records,
the U10 Girls 50m butterfly in a time
of 44.86 and the U10 Girls 50m free-
style in 38.98.
Nathan Patch claimed the U8 Boys
25m butterfly record with a time of 27.40
and Finlay Cameron broke the U8 Boys
25m freestyle with a time of 23.64.
When all the points were tallied,
Sambell House was the clear win-
ner followed by Clarke House in sec-
ond place, Bass House in third and
McHaffie House finished fourth.
Junior School captains of Sambell
House, Cara Moschetti and Liam Fu-
ery, accepted the winning shield on
behalf of their team mates and thanked
all of the students, parents and teachers
for contributing to a great swimming
And the winner is: Sambell House
Junior School captains from left,
Cara Moschetti and Liam Fuery
accepted the winning shield from
Marcelle Krieg. They thanked Ne-
whaven College students, parents
and teachers for all contributing to
a great swimming carnival.
SCHOOLS combined into three
teams to go head to head at the
school swimming sports held in
Korumburra on Thursday.
Students from St Laurence’s Primary
School, St Joseph’s Primary School and Chai-
ro Christian School banded together to form
the three teams – blue, red and gold house.
All students participated with excellent
team spirit, and there was some strong com-
petition in the pool.
Schools combine for swim carnival
Gold is great: back from left, Ally, Henry, Reuben, Max, Emily, Audrey, Chloe,
front from left, Kealey, Sean, Stella, Katie and Amelia from St Laurence’s Pri-
mary School cheered on their house at the swimming sports on Thursday.
Cheer squad: from left, St Joseph’s Primary School’s Reuben, Max, Nash,
Jack, Cecily, Ava and Lily enthusiastically pumped up the red team by the side
of the pool at the swimming sports on Thursday.
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