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Adam Lambert goes for gold

School's Out For Adam Lambert

Former Jindabyne Central School student and local Jindabyne Snowboard Cross athlete Adam Lambert will be making his debut at the 2018 PeyongChang Winter Olympic Games in the Snowboard Cross Men's event Thursday 15th February between 3pm – 6pm. To show support of this achievement and to make it possible for all teachers and students to attend the NSW Snowboard community fundraising event, at the Jindabyne Bowling Club, the school will be closing at 2:50pm. The school also encourages parents and students to head to Jindabyne Bowling Club from... Read more


Defence Force Breakfast

Breakfast with Defence Force in Canberra

Three JCS students; Ethan Inches, Sam Lomax and Liam Kowalewski attended a breakfast information session in Canberra last week. The information session gave our students a chance to hear from a variety of presenters from the Defence Force as well as ask questions about life in the defence force, recruitment and career pathways available. All students returned to school full of enthusiasm about the day and felt the experience to have one on one conversation with recruiters, officers and defence force staff was invaluable.... Read more

holocaust year 10 exhibition

Year 10 History The Holocaust Exhibition

As a final assessment task the JCS Year 10 History students created a museum exhibit that was a visual presentation of their connection to their study of The Holocaust. The students created a museum within the classroom to exhibit their project based learning assessment pieces. Their exhibits were open for viewing by the whole school community on Friday 24th Nov that was well received. The museum classroom was also used as a teaching and learning space for other students including Year 6. A number of students received top marks for their... Read more


Kindystart sessions going well

The JCS Kindystart program has been running for the past few weeks with approximately 55 preschoolers attending the Kindystart sessions. The aim of the program is to provide parents and children with a positive, nurturing and successful introduction into the school environment. The program commenced with a parent information evening on November 8 that was well received. The session welcomed new parents and carers, delivered a presentation on what to expect in the first year of Kindergarten and concluded with a short tour of the school. The... Read more

Year 12

Year 12 Awards Day

The Year 12 Awards Day was held on the last day of Term 3 and was a memorable celebration of the achievements of the students in HSC. The program included an address from Year 12 Advisor Jenny Paterson and speech from Dux of 2016 Bronwyn Brandon. Students were presented with their reports and special awards and were entertained with performances from Georgina Bright, Naomi Waters and Patrick McCraw. The Awards Day concluded with Kindergarten students handing each Year 12 student with a personally decorated farewell card and they were all... Read more

perisher work experience

JCS students work experience with Perisher

JCS Students join Perisher Media Department for a 10 week work experience and build their skills! Year 10 students, Ian Grant, Joshua Merchant, Callum Rynehart and Emily Stonestreet participated in 10 week work experience program at Perisher in their Media and Marketing department. Each student had the opportunity to see what real life media production was all about and gain valuable skills and insight into the industry of media and marketing. With guidance and mentoring from Perisher's Sales and Marketing team, all the four students have... Read more

K-6 hold a weekly primary assembly on each Friday

JCS Primary Assemblies - A snapshot

K-6 hold a weekly primary assembly on each Friday morning during the school year. Each week the assembly is hosted by a class who put together a performance of their choice and then assist in leading the assembly run sheet with the assistance of Year 6 leaders and the teachers. The assemblies often include a special presentation and an update on school items, events or other important information. The assemblies also offer an opportunity to present the weekly primary awards to showcase student achievement to the wider school community and... Read more

REmembrance Day

Remembrance Day Commemorations

JCS Remembrance Day Ceremony focused on "Service and Sacrifice" since the Great War and also the important role of Australian Peacekeepers since 1947. Year 9 students Marlee Diver, Faolan Love-Smithson, Pippa Bright and Alexandra Stille led the ceremony with Mitchell Thrum and Nicholas Zusak laying wreaths to honour those who have lost their lives in military service.The Naval Cadets were ably led by Kirra and Rhianna Burke. Jindabyne Central School were honoured to have Mr Stephen Youll and Mr Jimmy Crocker, members of the Snowy... Read more

UOW Elevate

UOW Elevate Leadership Forum

Year 11 JCS Students: Ethan Inches, Angus Warner, Kayla Gay and Emily Heimann attended Day 2 of the University of Wollongong Young Leadership Elevate Forum. The day was defined by three leadership themes, Inspiring Action, Social Responsibility and Creating Change. With students from 60 high schools attending it was a fantastic chance for our yr 11 leaders to liaison with other future leaders. Our students were inspired by key note speakers Marlee Silva- Co-CEO Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME), Sam Refshauge – Executive... Read more

Year 7 Science Excursion

Year 7 brave the weather for biodiversity studies

Year 7 Biodiversity Field Trip Excursion Year 7 braved the wet and miserable weather on Monday to visit the Kosciuszko National Park for their Science field trip. Students were introduced to a wide variety of field work skills and new pieces of equipment that are used in areas of science such as ecology. Students demonstrated their skills and understanding of ecosystems and variety of organisms to conduct sampling techniques in teams across 4 different quadrants. We once again thank the National Parks workers for all their efforts of the day.... Read more

Yr 9-11 ag excursion

Years 9-11 experience life on a local sheep farm

Year 9,10 and 11 Agriculture students visited the Monaro Native Tree Nursery and the Lette sheep property for some hands on learning. The students learnt about the day to day running of the nursery as well as assisting with grading native trees and pricking out seedlings. The afternoon was spent helping out with lamb marking on the Lette's property. During the last visit to the Lette's, the students witnessed artificial insemination of his merino ewes. The lambs from this insemination were those that were being marked on the day. A big thanks... Read more

enrichment program

Students learn to appreciate world wide water shortages

Students involved in the JCS Enrichment program have been looking into how remote communities around the world use water. Through studying Nepal and other developing countries the students learned about their struggles to get water for daily use, the poor quality of water and that villagers have to sometimes choose between water for living or to water crops. The students simulated what it would be like for young villagers who walk for hours each day carrying water up and down mountain paths for their family instead of going to school. They... Read more

Georgie Bright - On STAGE reward

JCS student Georgie achieves pinnacle in HSC Drama

Jindabyne Central School HSC Drama student Georgie Bright has been rewarded for her excellent performance during the HSC showcase by being selected for On Stage, a prestigious event that showcases a selection of exemplary performances and projects submitted by student for the 2017 HSC Drama Examinations. Approximately 4700 students study HSC drama across the state and of these 70% choose individual performances. Based on the outstanding individual performance during her HSC drama exam, Georgie was nominated, as one of a hundred students, to... Read more

White Card Qualifications

White Card Qualifications for Jindabyne Central School Students

On Friday 10th November, nine Jindabyne Central school students attended a White Card course at Cooma TAFE. The white card qualification entitles the holder to enter and/ or be employed on ‘building sites. The white card is essential if working in the building industry in NSW and a requirement if studying entertainment for their HSC. Our students spent the day learning about workplace safety & procedures and congratulations they all passed and will receive their white card accredited by NSW Workcover in the next few weeks. Well Done to Finley... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

JCS Mufti Day

JCS students help Jindabyne Fire Fighters raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease

Jindabyne Central School students have contributed to helping the Jindabyne 338 Fire station raise more than $29 000 for Motor Neurone Disease by dressing up in an Emergency Services theme for the recent Mufti day held Thursday 12 Oct. Students embraced the theme dressing up in a range of services with firefighting outfits being the most popular on the day! On the weekend members of the Jindabyne 338 station Fire and Rescue team joined hundreds of fire fighters from around the state to climb 98 storeys or 1504 stairs of the Sydney Eye Tower... Read more

Sam Lomax

Sam Lomax off to Western Australia for a Defence Force Navy Experience

Congratulations to Sam Lomax. Sam has been chosen to attend a work experience program with the Defence Force. The work experience is in Navy Familiarisation and he will be located at HMAS Stirling in W.A. Sam is heading to WA from 18th September until 21st September where he will get a ‘taster' of activities associated with the Navy and have a chance to visit a range of naval environments. Well Done Sam! We wish you all the best.... Read more

interschools champs

NSW State Interschools winners!

NSW STATE INTERSCHOOLS - ANOTHER GREAT SUCCESS Jindabyne Central School has once again been crowned as the Number 1 School in the State of NSW for Co-ed. Primary, and 2nd in the State of NSW, for Co-ed. Secondary, in the NSW Interschool's Snowsports Championships. Great results were achieved across all Divisions and disciplines throughout the 6 day event. click here for JCS Results (pdf 1436 KB) The JCS team displayed fantastic team spirit with the highest number (148 K-12) of students ever entered involved in the 6 days of competition. Over... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

JCS P&C raise $25K towards JCS Technology

JCS P&C raise $25 000 towards JCS Technology

Due to the successful fund raising efforts by JCS P&C, the school has received $25 000 towards JCS Technology that will enhance teaching and learning outcomes for students. "The JCS P&C see technology as a fundamental component of education now and for the future. By contributing to technology we are ensuring that our children are keeping up to date with latest technologies. We want to thank JCS parents, carers, teachers and the broader community for their donations and support over the past year to allow the P&C to make this commitment... Read more

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