Elke Rayward competed in this year's State Cross Country held in Ipswich. Out of 50 competitors over a 2km course only the top 6 would progress through to Nationals, scheduled to be held in Adelaide later this year. Elke, after putting in a huge effort, managed to place 6th overall for her 10 Year age group. Congratulations Elke on such an outstanding athletic performance. We wish you all the best for Nationals.
George Mitchell - Surf life saving
the majority of organised sports have been put on hold for the time being, we
here at Broadbeach would like to recognise and congratulate George Mitchell
who earlier this term was awarded the Coach’s Award for the Under 10’s Boys in
this year’s Nipper season at Kurrawa Surf Club. Congratulations George - it’s
wonderful to hear a good news sporting story during this unprecedented time.
Viv Muddle - Australian dirt track champion
Viv competed in the 2019 Australian Dirt track Titles with riders from all over Australia. It was run over 4 rounds. The top 12 qualifying to race in the final. Viv qualified in 1st place on both of his bikes.
He was undefeated and won the final in the 50cc 7/9 years to become the Australian Champion.
Viv's achievements this year:
-The Casey Stoner cup 1st
-The Akubra Classic 1st
-The famous Twilight meeting at Taree 1st
-Gold Coast Club Championship 1st
Brian Gill - Music
Merrimac State High School hosted its third annual Cluster
Workshop and Twilight Tunes. This event attracts over 160 students from local
primary schools in year 5 and 6 to participate in an all day Instrumental Music
workshop and perform an evening concert. This year, the Patron of Music Mr
George Ellis attended the workshop and worked with the students. As the
conductor for the Australian Symphony Orchestra, his passion and expertise for
music was a delightful addition to the day. Mr Ellis personally selected a very
small group of students whom he thought were exceptional. Congratulations to
Abbi-Mae, Amy, Chloe, Georgia, Holly, Ivy, Mikayla, Olivia - Music
2018 State Honours
Ensemble Program - Primary 2018 presented by Open Conservatorium, Queensland
Conservatorium Griffith University
Broadbeach State School have been selected among the best young musicians in
South East Queensland they attended the elite State Honours Ensemble Program at
the Queensland Conservatorium. It is a
intensive two-day rehearsal period with the SHEP string, wind and vocal ensembles,
concluding with a concert in the Conservatorium theatre. Congratulations to Abbi-Mae, Amy, Chloe,
Georgia, Holly, Ivy, Mikayla, Olivia
What is SHEP?
The State Honours
Ensemble Program is an educational program for music students that helps extend
and encourage their pursuit of musical excellence.
Cody Atkinson - Tennis
Cody has had a massive year in the tennis court and the a
result of lots of hard work. He trains 6 days per week on the court.
This year he has achieved the following:
-Member of the Queensland super 10’s training squad
-Member of Queensland 12 and under presidents team for
primary schools state champs
-Selected into Gold Coast u11’s team to compete in
Queensland teams event
-Selected into Tennis Australia u12’s national Academy
On the court
U10’s Gold Coast championship winner
U10’s Brisbane Age championship gold tournament singles and
U10’s Rod Laver junior championships gold tournament singles
and doubles winner
Currently ranked #1 in Queensland for his age and #4
He has just received sponsorship from head tennis
international and they supply his rackets, strings, bags etc.
Finally, Cody has just been selected to represent Queensland
at super 10’s national teams event. This is being played in Melbourne at the
Australian open in jan 2019.