Queensland Academies – Term 2, Week 4

One of the many benefits of being a Queensland Academies student is the opportunity to demonstrate a balance between academic, creative, sporting and leadership pursuits.

Oscar Matthews, Year 10, and Emily Storey, Year 12, from Queensland Academies Creative Industries (QACI) performed in The Australian National Band Championships, which were held in Brisbane over the Easter weekend at Brisbane City Hall. The Queensland Youth Orchestras Wind Ensemble, conducted by David Law, competed in the Junior A Grade Concert Band section against the best junior concert bands in the country. The QYO Wind Ensemble comprises secondary school-aged woodwind, brass and percussion players and features two #QACI students – Emily Storey, Year 12 (piccolo and flute), and Oscar Matthews, Year 10 (clarinet). Click here to read more

Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology Alumni, Josiah Cheng, along with 7 fellow student representatives, is representing Australia at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Arizona USA. From rowing oars to soil biology to sugar replacements to falls prevention – Australian high school student’s independent science research projects will be on show on the international stage alongside over 1,800 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions, and territories. Click here to read more

Several students from Queensland Academies Health Sciences Campus went out to compete in the Broadwater District Cross Country Carnival. Competing across a range of age categories, QAHS runners were very impressive, dominating all senior race categories. 2019 is one of the first years that all of their runners have qualified for the South Coast carnival coming up on 4th June. As well as outstanding individual performances on the day, the QAHS team won the Schools’ Aggregate Championship for 2019, with the trophy to be soon taking pride of place in the administration building. Click here to read more

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