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The Weekly Times - TWT - April 11th, 2018

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8 THE WEEKLY TIMES Wednesday 11 April, 2018 education Holy Cross College swimming in creative success TERM One has ended on a successful high for the sta and students of Holy Cross College Ryde. It proved a term to savour with two wins at the Clancy Religious Art Prize; third overall at the Metropolitan Catholic Colleges Swimming Championships and a collaborative success at the NSW All School Mixed Touch Football Championships with Marist Sisters Woolwich. Holy Join us for our Kindergarten at Meadowbank Public School Wednesday 9 May 2018 6.30pm — 8.00pm Thistle Street, Ryde RSVP Required: 9809 3648 or email Please check our website to ensure that you live within our catchment area). Cross College has a fine tradition o participation and success in The Clancy Religious Art Prize. This year was the 19th Annual Religious Art Ehibition or Sydney Catholic Schools and theme or the 2018 exhibition coincides with and celebrates the Church’s Find out about the high quality programs and teaching your child’s first year at school. email: Holy Jubilee ear o Mercy and is based on Pope Francis’ words: “A little mercy makes the world less cold and more just. Pope Francis.” Each school may submit three works to the exhibition. This year Holy Cross won two prizes awarded rom the ACU School o Education. The Year 7, 8 and 9 collaborative work ‘Mercy’ was a large cross entwined with the words o ope Francis and climbing roses. Major artists who contributed were Min Jun Jo, Nick Johnston, Ben Skorin, Matthew Lawrence and Aaron Biggins o ear 9 as well as Adam Faithul Lachlan Glassock and William Frawley (Year 8) and Kristian Juhanson and Bradley Calleiga rom ear 7. Kofi Maison and Karl Rebong o ear 10 also won the ACU School o Education rie or their series o digital works ‘Where is the Love’. Karl and Kofi wrote “Mercy comes in many orms. It can range rom giving money to the homeless to as little as taking some time off to visit the elderly person next door. In our modern world, we seem to have orgotten the importance o mercy and see it as a waste o time and effort. This artwork draws inspiration rom the RnB hit “Where is the Love?” by the Black Eyed eas in 2003. It ocuses on the act that people have orgotten how to love and care or others reely without expecting anything back. We created this weathered out and torn look in order to help express our theme o orgetulness and the negligence o people in our everyday modern world.” Holy Cross College Ryde recently competed in the MCC Swimming Championships and the team finished third overall. The College were Junior Cup winners (ages 15s-16s) with Gabriel Lim (Year 9) winning every individual race in which he competed and setting a new MCC record in the Under 1s 0m Backstroke o 30.27 seconds. Lim, Eden Horne, Connor Goggins, Zane Watson, Benjamin Crook and Jonathan Crook all ualified or the NSW CCC Championships. This has been the ourth consecutive year to see the College’s swimming points tally increase and support or the swimmers was incredible rom the student spectators on the night. Two other swimmers at Holy Cross achieved notable times recently in external school swimming events - Benjamin Crook came fith in the 00m reestyle recording a ualiying time at the National Prep Swim Meet along with placing ourth in the 100m reestyle event. Connor Goggins also achieved commendable results in the 100m and 200m breaststroke. Last month Holy Cross College and Marist Sisters Woolwich teamed up together to compete at the NSW All Schools Mixed Touch Championships. The team perormed exceptionally well and progressed through the pool rounds unde- eated beore winning a uarter final - 3. Warnervale High School who boasted a an acific eperienced mixed team then deeated Holy Cross/Marist Sisters -3 in a semi final. The boys and the girls are to be congratulated on their excellent behaviour and commitment to the day, it was a wonder- ul eperience or all involved. Holy Cross ear 0 students Kofi Maison and Karl Rebong - winners of AC School of Education Prie. College and Marist Sisters Woolwich team reached the semi finals of the NSW All Schools Mixed Touch ootball Championships

Wednesday 11 April, 2018 THE WEEKLY TIMES 9 North Sydney Bus Charters takes delivery of their 100th consecutive Yutong bus purchase A SIGNIFICANT milestone was achieved recently in the charter coach industry when Yutong celebrated the delivery of the 100th consecutive bus purchased by North Sydney Bus Charters. Part of the NSBC Group, North Sydney Bus Charters is a highly successful local business owned by Scott Riley, a professional tennis coach and former pro. They are one of Australia’s largest Australian-owned bus and charter coach companies with a fleet of over 100 charter vehicles ranging from mini-coaches, midi coaches and standard buses through to large luxury coaches. But their flagship vehicles are their Yutong buses. The reliable fleet of Yutong vehicles are all factory-fitted with seat belts for safety. NSBC services a number of schools on Sydney’s north shore and across Greater Sydney with student passenger transportation hence safety and reliability is paramount. These services supplement those provided by Transport for NSW. They also provide charter services for corporates, clubs and sporting bodies. Yutong is the world’s biggest single bus manufacturer and they delivered over 70,000 vehicles to more than 120 countries in 2017. Every year around the world, Yutong buses run 43,000,000,000 kilometers and carry 34,000,000,000 passengers. In Australia, Yutong delivered more than 120 buses in 2017 and are proud to deliver their 100th consecutive Yutong bus sale to NSBC – no small achievement in Australia. To mark the occasion, senior executives from Yutong along with official representatives of the Chinese government gathered to witness this milestone event. NSBC ALL SEAT BELTED MODERN FLEET North Sydney Bus Charters celebrated their 100th Yutong bus purchase with a celebration party at their Artarmon depot attended by Lane Cove Mayor Clr Pam Palmer pictured next to NSBC Managing Director Scott Riley, NSW Bus Sales principal Je Morgan with utong Bus Co Director of International Business Hu Huaiban out from China for the special occasion, Mr u and utong Australia Director eneral Manager Neil Wang. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO. Seat Belted for Safety Bus & Coach Drivers Wanted! he rou reure drers for ts eet of uses ne coaches and mn coaches th deots n de rtarmon nfield there are oortuntes for ou to or close to home here are a aret of hours aalale from full tme hours art tme andor eeend or hether ou ant to do school runs charters clus nound or etended charter or - hae all aalale and the alt to e ele ou must ossess a lass or lcence a rer uthort and a orng th hldren hec f ou meet the aoe crtera lease emal through our alcaton to nfo northsdneuscharterscomau or call us on 0 and as for rason odd

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