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Fizzics Education presented five innovative science workshops to our students last week. Year 9 and Year 10 students started with the magic of The Liquid Nitrogen Show. Next, students watched in wonder at The Chemistry Show. The day ended with an interactive CSI forensics workshop for our Year 7 / 8 students who learnt more about fingerprinting, blood typing, facial reconstruction and DNA comparisons. We would like to acknowledge the Campsie RSL Club for their support of this program at The John Berne School ... See MoreSee Less

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This morning staff and students celebrated The Assumption with Mass said by Fr Garry. Br Chris talked about Mary. Her strong conviction and love for her only Son, Jesus. Mary didn't tell Jesus what to do, rather often planted the seed in his mind. Like many of us, Mary faced the usual struggles that all Mothers face including watching her only son tortured and killed. We celebrate Mary's deep love for her son Jesus today. ... See MoreSee Less

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Years 7 & 8 students enjoyed a practical lesson on density with teacher Michael Muranty ... See MoreSee Less

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This week, Year 9 English students Eric, Kylan, Nathaniel, Daniel, Harry, Rebecca, Oskar and Wilson travelled to the Opera House to see the Bell Shakespeare Performance of Romeo and Juliet.
The John Berne School is fortunate to be involved in the ‘Hearts in a Row’ program which supports students who may be disadvantaged in some way, and they provided free tickets for us to attend the performance.
It was a wonderful experience for students to have and to learn from.
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Message of Hope for the Week

Hope discovers what can be done instead of grumbling about what cannot

James Keller
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Last week Year 9 students from The John Berne School enjoyed Activities in the beautiful winter sunshine. A walk from Malibar to Maroubra was on the agenda. What stunning views! ... See MoreSee Less

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Mornings begin at The John Berne School with our Breakfast Program. The canteen provides breakfast for all students between 8am - 8.30am. This is an important opportunity to prepare nutritionally for the day ahead. Optimal learning cannot occur when students have skipped breakfast. Our wonderful volunteer, Rob, cooked breakfast yesterday morning with the help of some of our students who then served it out to the rest of the school community. On the menu were bacon, eggs, sausages, bread rolls and lovely fresh sweet strawberries. A hearty breakfast before students focus in literacy skills. ... See MoreSee Less

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Meet Sharon and Sandra, Support Staff, Jacks-of-all-Trades and the eyes and ears of The John Berne School. Sharon and Sandra are the faces of Berne and are here to assist teachers, parents and students alike as well as attend to the book-keeping, student attendance, whereabouts and welfare, grant applications, enrolments, EA to the Principal, sick bay, general admin etc etc - you name it! You will meet Sharon and Sandra at reception if you visit The John Berne School. ... See MoreSee Less

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Message of Hope for the Week

Hope looks for the good in people instead of harping on the worst.
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