5-6 Illawonga Camp

Thirty four Year 5s and 6s, three teachers and an SSO left school bright and early on October 15— ­the first day of Term 4—heading for the Illawonga camp site near Swan Reach on the Murray River.
The campsite was originally built to showcase gymnastic equipment and was used by the...

3-4 Woodhouse Camp 2018

Day One

On Monday 15th October, the Year 3/4’s boarded a bus and set off to the Woodhouse Activity Centre in the Adelaide Hills. It took us about 3 hours. When we arrived, we unpacked our bags and split into our teams known as the Kangaroos and Koalas. We then began our activities,...

SAPSASA State Athletics Championships

Central Yorke had nine students represented in the 39 student strong team from the SYP that headed down to Adelaide to compete against 20 other country districts in the SAPSASA State Athletics Championships. On a perfect day the students competed well representing CYS and the SYP zone with...

9/10 HASS: Trench Warfare

In Year 9/10 HASS we have been learning about World War 1. We have researched specific battles on the Western Front in relation to the upcoming commemoration of 100 Years since Armistice. Last week we engaged in a hands-on learning experience to understand the implementation of trench warfare...

Yeti Hunt

The CYS Performing Arts Centre truly lived up to its name last term as we proudly premiered the musical ‘Yeti Hunt’ over three performances and several packed houses.
The show was a testament to the skill, determination, teamwork and abilities of all our students and the adults who...

150 Year Celebration – Cultural Centre

On the last Friday of Term 3, we had over fifty visitors come and sign our ‘Visitors Book’ in the Cultural Centre located within the CYS - Point Pearce Campus. Visitors spent a lot of time wandering around looking at the photographs and cultural memorabilia on display.
Many had come home to...

Japan Trip 2018

During the holidays I was fortunate enough to travel with ten of our students to Japan.
The trip was fantastic with us spending three days in Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima.
For me, the sheer amount of people in any one place at any time was a sight to see. At 11pm at night the subways and trains...

Pig Education Day

On Friday 19 of October, myself and two other students and Mrs Le Feuvre attended the Adelaide Roseworthy pig education day run by Graeme Pope and Pork SA. It was a very informative day learning about pig nutrition, piglet survival, colostrum testing in bloods, artificial insemination and...

Stage 1 Surf Camp

The SACE stage 1 surf camp took place in week 2 this term down at Berry Bay. The weather was perfect and the waves fantastic. Everyone including Mr Clifford managed to show great skill on the board and stand up regularly. It was a great way to end a fantastic year of camps in the Outdoor...

UNISA Big Band Visit

The UNISA Big Band visited CYS on Friday August 31, to run an improvisation workshop with our music students and perform at the Barley Stacks winery. The twenty piece strong band setup in the Performing Arts Centre alongside the Concert Band students and we rehearsed a medley from the movie...