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					                        Peninsula Press
                        BARRENJOEY HIGH SCHOOL’S WEEKLY NEWLETTER
                                            Phone: 9918 8811
                                Email: barrenjoey-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au
                                              16th November, 2010


                                                             DATES TO REMEMBER!
               Rocks & Sand                              Monday November 15
                                                            Band Tour New Zealand
                                                          Yr 10 Work Experience
                                                         Tuesday November 16
                                                            Band Tour New Zealand
                                                            Snake Tales – Yr 7
                                                            Yr 10 Work Experience
                                                         Wednesday November 17
                                                            Band Tour New Zealand
                                                            Yr 10 Work Experience
                                                         Thursday November 18
                                                            Band Tour New Zealand
                                                            Yr 10 Work Experience
                                                            Jnr Cricket Game Vs St Pauls
                                                            Step Up Yr 7 2011 Avalon Public School
                                                         Friday November 19
                                                            Band Tour New Zealand
                                                            Yr 10 Work Experience
                                                         Monday November 22
As I thought about the content of my presentation           Young Leaders Day
                                                          Yr 10 Senior Studies Week
for this weeks Peninsula Press I was reminded by         Tuesday November 23
                                                            ESSA Test – Yr 8
the action of a number of students of how we                Yr 11 Legal Studies Lecture Day
                                                            Yr 7 Parent Information Evening
sometimes become so easily engulfed by all the              Yr 10 Senior Studies Week
                                                         Wednesday November 24
small things we do. As humans, we are often guilty          Yr 10 Clearance
                                                            Yr 10 Senior Studies Week
of losing focus on the ‘big picture’ and in education    Thursday November 25
                                                            Camp Quality Performance
the picture firmly remains the pursuit of ‘individual       Step Up Program
                                                            Yr 10 Senior Studies Week
student’ achievement and success. I have                 Friday November 26
                                                            Junior Madd Night
performed the exercise below for the benefit of a           Yr 10 Senior Studies Week

number of my colleagues at a training day and it is 
as relevant now as it was then. It is a simple 
                                                         HANDY LINKS!
                                                         BHS HOMEPAGE:
                                                              www.barrenjoey-h.schools.nsw.edu.au
reminder to focus on the things that are genuinely 
                                                         BHS CALENDAR:
important to you!                                                   http://www.barrenjoey-
                                                                h.schools.nsw.edu.au/calendar/
                                   Continued Page 2      ASSESSMENT INFORMATION:
                                                                    http://www.barrenjoey-
                                                               h.schools.nsw.edu.au/assessment/




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        A philosophy professor stood before his class and had some items in 
          front of him. When class began, wordlessly he picked up a large 
           empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, rocks 
                               about 2" in diameter. 

         He then asked the students if the jar was full.   They agreed that it 
                                          was. 
         So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them 
             into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles, of course, 
                    rolled into the open areas between the rocks. 

         He then asked the students again if the jar was full.   They agreed it 
                                       was. 

          The students laughed. The professor picked up a box of sand and 
         poured it into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else. 

           "Now," said the professor, "I want you to recognise that this is 
           your life. The rocks are the important things ‐ your family, your 
          partner, your health, your parents; anything that is so important 
             to you that if it were lost, you would be nearly destroyed.” 

          "The pebbles are the other things that matter like your job, your 
                                 house, your car.” 

                     "The sand is everything else. The small stuff.” 

            "If you put the sand into the jar first, there is no room for the 
           pebbles or the rocks. The same goes for your life. If you spend 
           all your energy and time on the small stuff, you will never have 
                    room for the things that are important to you.” 

           "Pay attention to the things that are critical to your happiness. 
          Play with your children. Take time to get medical checkups. Take 
                                         your 
         partner out dancing. Talk to your parents. There will always be time 
                                 to go to work, clean 
               the house, give a dinner party or fix the garage door.” 

            "Take care of the rocks first ‐ the things that really matter. Set 
                        your priorities. The rest is just sand." 




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                                      The Working Bee
                        Last weekend 49 students, parents and school staff attended the final ‘working
                        bee’ for the year. It was a fantastic effort for a morning
                        that was very hot and humid, however all participants
                        worked like Trojans to complete the pathway in front of
                        ‘C Block’. It was incredibly satisfying to see so many
                        students taking up the challenge to become involved in
                        the school in such an atypical fashion.

                      A sense of community and the feeling of belonging can be easily understood
                      when you view many people involved in achieving the one outcome.
        Congratulations to all involved (see below) and
                       thank you for helping to make
                       Barrenjoey the ‘best it can be’ -
                       and a challenge to other
                       students to become involved by
                       sparing three hours of your
                       weekend at the next ‘working
                       bee’, sometime during Term 1
                       2011.




Mikaela M (yr8)      Zac T (yr9)       KC P (yr9)          Liz W (parent)        Jacky P (yr8)
Dane H (yr11)        Dylan W (yr9)     Stephanie L (yr9)   Zoe B (yr11)          Will K (yr7)
Joe K (yr8)          Iona T (Kindy)    Bethany T (yr7)     Sarah T (parent)      Geoff B (staff)
Merryn B (yr8)       Ebony T (yr8)     Claire M (y11)      India W (y11)         Kim H (parent)
Daisy M (yr8)        Sofia J (yr8)     Holly N (yr9)       Tracy N (parent)      Kylie G (yr10)
Ian B (staff)        Tom J (parent)    Megan D (yr11)      Chris S (yr10)        Chelsea J (yr9)
Wendy J (yr9)        Jaimi W (yr9)     Nick P (yr7)        George R (yr7)        Jake W (yr9)
Jacinta K (parent)   Mitchell F-C      Rowena W            Sonia B (parent)      P Goodyear
                        (yr10)           (parent)                                  (parent)
Finlay H (yr8)       Matt W (yr8)      Jack G (yr10)       Daniel L (yr8)
Indigo H yr10)       Simon W           Miranda K           Tobias W (yr9)
                        (parent)         (parent)



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                                       Congratulations 
                                                   We received yet more fantastic news this
                                                   week from the sensational efforts of our
                                                   departing Year 12 students and their quality
                                                   productions of ‘major works’ in practical
                                                   subjects. Backing on from students
                                                   identified by the Board of Studies for
                                                   developing excellent works in Drama has
                                                   been the short-listing of Tegan B, Tom L
                                                   and Annelise S Design and Technology
                                                   Major Design Projects. The Board of
Studies holds an annual exhibition of outstanding D&T projects called DesignTECH at the
Powerhouse Museum from the 19th February and these three talented students have been
nominated for inclusion. Congratulations, all that effort has paid off.


                        School Life and the Life of the School 
                       Before the end of the year I will be sending a number of letters home
                       including a summary of our achievements and plea for support.
                       Throughout 2010 we developed innovative programs in numeracy and
                       literacy, including an after school Mathematics extension program and
                       a targeted approach to students with learning needs. Currently
                       students are benefitting from a fully staffed Senior Study and
                       Homework Club, individual report interviews, new Merit award system,
                       Year 7 Drama classes and after school tutoring by qualified external
                       providers. In 2011 after school tutoring will be expanded, creative
                       writing classes will be implemented and Year 8 students will commence
                       creative and performing arts electives.

The physical facilities have also been further developed over the last couple of years with a
number of projects taking place. These include the refurbishment of the oval, library, canteen,
kitchens and senior study and the completion of a
purpose built ‘art shed’. In 2011 the infrastructure
will continue to improve with remodelled
staffrooms for the Mathematics and Creative &
Performing Arts faculties, resurfaced basketball
courts and refurbished Art rooms. Much of what
we do is extra-curricula and funded by us as a
community, that is by saving small amounts of
resources and careful distribution of fees and P&C
donations. Please help us to be as progressive as
possible by contributing to our school through fee
contributions and P&C donations; every little bit
helps!



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                    Upcoming Event ….. Junior MADD Night

For all the people who witnessed our last MADD night held last term I’m sure you agree that it
was a spectacular evening. On that occasion the evening focussed on displaying the
amazing talents of our senior (mostly HSC) students. I can still remember the ‘buzz’ in the
Hall that night and the comment from one parent in particular who proudly noted “that they
                        would pay a lot of money to see quality performances like that”. Well
                        we know that at Barrenjoey our students are of that quality, so mark
                        this date in your diary and keep it free so you
                        can see what the juniors can do.


                        Friday 26th November will be the
                        Junior MADD night, starting at 6.00pm in
                         the Backstage Gallery where you will be
                         shocked and amazed at the quality of Visual
Arts, Photography and Design works that our junior students are
capable of. Then at 7.00pm in the Hall be enthralled by the talents of
junior musicians, dancers and dramatists as they thoroughly entertain
you. I guarantee you’ll walk away from the evening in awe of the
creative and performing arts at Barrenjoey and in disbelief that you were witnessing the works
of juniors. As a great car salesman will always tell you, “Just trust me.”

                                             Have a great week everyone …. Ian Bowsher


                                             SCIENCE FACTS
                                                 Compiled by Mr Seymour


   Did you know that The Blue Whale is the largest animal to have ever lived on the
   Earth. Its tongue weighs as much as an elephant! Its heart is as big as a car and
   some of its blood vessels are wide enough for a person to swim through.


                                                        P&C
                                                  Christmas Party
                                                 Everyone is warmly
                                                     invited to the
                                                Barrenjoey Xmas Party
                                                 Wednesday Dec 1st
                                                 Mali Thai Restaurant,
                                                  Careel Bay, 7pm.
                                               Cost is $25 per head, BYO, pay
                                                         on the night
                                                   RSVP by Monday 29th
                                                          November
                                                      to BHS front office
                                                                 Pru Wawn
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                                       FROM THE LIBRARY 
                                                   NEW FICTION 
                                          Twelve new books selected from the  
                               2010’s Get Reading! 50 books You Can’t Put Down guide  
                                             have been added to the library. 
                                                               
           10 Short Stories You Must Read in 2010 – ten short stories from Australia’s 
           best authors including Alex Miller, Nick Earls, Judy Nunn and Christos Tsiolkas (The 
           Slap). This is a suitable collection for Extension 2 English students. 
            
                Tickled Onions & Other Funny Stories by Morris Gleitzman – A collection of 
                                nine humorous short stories from this popular Australian author.  
            
            
             
             Ransom by David Malouf – a wonderful retelling of the encounter between Archilles and the Trojan 
             King Priam which shines new light on Homer’s Iliad. 
              
                    The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge.  Neuroplasticity is a new 
               scientific discovery which is changing the idea that the adult human brains is fixed 
                 and cannot change. The author of this book is a psychiatrist and researcher who  
                 *“travelled around the United States to meet the brilliant scientists championing 
                  neuroplasticity, and the people whose lives they’ve transformed – people whose 
                          mental limitations or brain damage were previously seen as unalterable,  
                                       and whose conditions had long been dismissed as hopeless”  
                                                         (* taken from the back cover of the book.) 
              
              
             The Happiest Refugee by Anh Do – the extraordinary true story of a boy’s journey from starvation at 
             sea to becoming one of Australia’s best‐loved comedians. 
              
             Lovesong by award‐winning author Alex Miller – This novel was shortlisted for the Miles 
                Franklin  Literary Award 2010.   Seeking shelter from a sudden rainstorm in a rundown 
Tunisian café on Paris’s fringes, John Patterner meets the exotic Sabiha and his carefully mapped life 
                                                                                        changes forever. 
          
         Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame‐Smith. This is a 
         *mashup novel combining Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice with elements of zombie 
         fiction. *A Mashup novel is a work of fiction which combines a pre‐existing text with a certain popular 
         type of fiction, in this case zombie fiction.  The cover, reproduced below is enough to turn anyone off. 
         However, this will probably appeal to the fans of vampire/werewolf/zombie books. 
          

 
            The Gallipoli Letter by Keith Murdoch. In September 1915 young war journalist Keith 
    Murdoch wrote a letter to the Prime Minister, Andrew Fisher which was to change the course 
    of the military campaign. Hamilton was sent home and the Allies withdrew in December 1915. 
               The letter is inspiring and a vital part of our history and the enduring ANZAC legend. 
 




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            The Help by Kathryn Stockett. * “Enter a vanished world: Jackson, Mississippi 1962. Where black 
            maids raise white children, but aren’t trusted not to steal the silver…” (*taken from the back cover) 
            Miss Skeeter returns home from college to find her beloved maid gone and she wants to know why.  
            A story about the friendship which develops between a white woman  
            and her two housekeepers. A friendship which puts all their lives at risk. 
             
             
       Juliet by Anne Fortier – an inspired re‐imagining of Shakespeare’s tale of ill‐fated lovers.  
 
                   Halo by Alexandra Adornetto – an enchanting supernatural tale about three 
                  angels overcoming the dark forces in Venus Cove. 
                   
                  Diary of A Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney – a hilarious tale, told from a kid’s 
                  perspective, about the joys of starting high school and growing up. Now a 
                  feature film. 
                   
                   
                   
 
                                    NEW NON‐FICTION 
              Young Writers Showcase 8 (2008 Higher School Certificate) 
               
              Young  Writers Showcase 9 (2009 Higher School Certificate) 
               
              Solo : A Guidebook for Individual Performance by Michael Anderson. 
               
               
               
 
                                             Parky : My Autobiography by Michael Parkinson.  
               
               Astonishing Animals by Tim Flannery & Peter Schouten – a portrait gallery 
              featuring ninety seven unusual creatures some of which are close to extinction 
              from all corners of the globe. 
               
              The Bird King and Other Sketches by Shaun Tan. Collected here for the first 
              time are illustrations for ‘untold stories’; observational studies; preliminary 
              drawings for books, films and theatre. Together with commentary by the artist they offer a special 
              insight into the imagination of one of our most celebrated contemporary storytellers (The Lost 
Thing, The Red Tree, The Arrival and Tales from Outer Suburbia). 
 
                        NEW DVD TITLES 
 
LANGUAGES 
Being German/Being French 
Jung In Europa 
                                                                 ART  
    Two episodes from the Baroque : From St Peters to St Pauls 
                                      series ‐ England and Spain 
                    DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY 
                    Nine episodes from the splendid series Designer People   
                     
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HISTORY 
Glories Of The Ancient Aegean 
 
                      Two programmes from the Barry Humphries’ flashbacks series  
                                                   The 50’s : 24 Hours of Sunshine  
                                           The 60s : Does Anyone Still Wear Hats? 
 
SOCIAL SCIENCE 
  
 
                                 Three episodes from Visions Of The Future series 
                                 The Quantum Revolution 
                                 The Intelligence Revolution  
                                 The Biotech Revolution 
 
New Four Corners : Fear in the fast lane  and Web Warriors 
                                                        
                                           Happy reading & viewing 
                                            From the Library Staff 
 


                                                 What’s on in the PCS?
                                             Week beginning Monday 15th November



Thank you to all the families who have supported the collection of Coles vouchers. Representatives
from all PCS schools attended Bilgola Public School for a photo and had the opportunity to talk to
Jeff McMullen. Jeff explained to the students the significance of the PCS efforts and how valuable
this will be to Katherine Community of Schools.

The PCS Robotics teams had a wonderful afternoon at Barrenjoey High School last Wednesday
participating in a pre tournament challenge for the upcoming FLL competition being held at
Macquarie University December 4.

Opportunities for Professional Learning have been plenty. The PCS Administration staff participated
in workshops delivered over the last two Thursday afternoons and many of our Primary and
Secondary staff have attended a workshop looking at NAPLAN results.

We have had yet another visit from Western Australian Principals. They are very interested in the
operation of our Community of Schools.

The Bee Bots have had such a wonderful time at Collaroy Plateau they are going to stay for
another two weeks, the Probots are at both Cromer and Wheeler Heights and the NXT’s are visiting
all three PCS high schools.

Have a lovely week!
PCS Coordinators Jann Pattinson, MJ Peel, Sharon Smithies




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                                  DUKE OF EDINBURGH
                   SILVER & GOLD TEST EXPEDITIONS

                                 
                                Term 4 has been busy for the Duke of Edinburgh award program.  Week 1 we ran the 
                                Silver Test Expedition at Glenbrook (Blue Mountains) also last week we ran the Gold 
                                Test Expedition at The Jagungal Wilderness Region (Kosciuszko NP). 
                                 
                                Both expeditions are amongst the most challenging of the walks that we undertake 
                                but in saying that all students and staff handled the conditions well. 
                                 


Silver Test (Glenbrook)  
This was the largest group we have taken on this walk from all 3 PCS schools.  
Over 30 students took part walking from Blaxland (Florabella Pass) to the 
Glenbrook NPWS Station. 
The walk has many interesting and challenging aspects including a steep climb in 
and out of each camp site notably climbing up Pisgah Rock, extremely thick 
vegetation (spiky bushes), an section of individual navigation and probably the 
best part of the walk are the swimming holes at each camp site. 
 
All the students are to be commended for their efforts and a special mention goes to Miss Peachman who handled 
her first expedition with grace and good humour! 
 
I hope all the Silver group will complete their trip reports and log books so they can start on their Gold Award ASAP! 
 
Gold Test Jagungal Wilderness Region (Kosciuszko NP) 
The 2010 Gold group was smallest but one of the most enjoyable groups we have ran at BHS. For this walk we were 
one member down with Nick S injuring his shoulder leaving us with 8 students. Zoe B, Megan D, Kirsten M, India W 
and Claire Mc from BHS and Kane, Ryan and Daniel from NSHS. 
 
We started  and finished our walk at the Round Mountain Fire Trail.  For the next 4 days we walked for approx 40‐
50kms through the Jagungal Wilderness Region with the highlights being a number of Alpine huts (Derschos, Grey 
Mares, Valentines) numerous river crossings, valentines’ falls, marshes, snow fights and climbing Mt Jagungal! 
 
A big thank you to Mr Gavin who has joined me on 5 of 6 walks this year without dedicated staff the award would 
not run. 
                                   
                                  I must say it has been a pleasure to take this 
                                  group all the way through their award and 
                                  they all can be very proud to have completed 
                                  all 6 Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions!  




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                    Obtuse Angles
                    Maths Warm Ups?

    Last Week’s Solution . . .


    Monica and Alexander Cermak like Violet.


     Names                    Occupation          Car        Color    Brought              Borrowed

     Daniella and
                              Shop-Assistants     Trabant    pink     "Mulatka Gabriela"   "We Were Five"
     Mathew Black

     Victoria and Owen                                                "The Modern
                              Doctors             Skoda      brown                         "Slovacko Judge"
     Kuril                                                            Comedy"

     Hannah and Stan
                              Agriculturalists    Moskvic    white    "Dame Commissar"     "Mulatka Gabriela"
     Horricks

     Jenny and Robert         Warehouse                                                    "The Modern
                                                  Wartburg   yellow   "We Were Five"
     Smith                    Managers                                                     Comedy"

     Monica and                                                                            "Grandfather
                              Ticket-Collectors   Dacia      violet   "Shed Stoat"
     Alexander Cermak                                                                      Joseph"

     Irene a Oto Zajac        Accountants         Fiat       red      "The Seadog"         "Shed Stoat"

     Pamela and Paul                                                  "Grandfather
                              Shoppers            Renault    green                         "The Seadog"
     Swain                                                            Joseph"

     Veronica and Rick
                              Teachers            Ziguli     blue     "Slovacko Judge"     "Dame Commissar"
     Dvorak




    Answers to warm ups

    1.   Take away the S

    2.   IV can climb walls




                                                                          P&C
                                                                      Budget Meeting
                                                                Wednesday December 1st
                                                                At Barrenjoey High School
                                                                        6pm - 7pm
                                                                 prior to the Xmas Party
                                                                        Pru Wawn



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    Excursion Information                                                         Canteen Roster
  FINAL PAYMENT DATES MUST BE ADHERED
        TO SO THAT NUMBERS CAN BE
                                                                                  Direct Phone:
          CONFIRMED WITH VENUES                                                   9973 1394
                                  Due
                                                                  Thank you to the following mothers!
 Excursion           Year  Cost
                                  Date                      November 15 – Nov 19 (Week 6)
                                               Places
 Picnic                     10      $22
                                              still open
                                                            Monday
                                              Midnight
 Graduation                 10      $55
                                               19/11
                                                            Tuesday        Helen Warren, Jane
 Taronga Zoo 7/12            8      $25        22/11                       Sheridan
 Senior Leaders Dinner     11/12    $40        17/11        Wednesday      Cornelia
                                                            Thursday       Jacinta Kollmorgan
                                                            Friday         Alison Anderson
                                                            November 22 – Nov 26 (Week 7)

                 ACHIEVEMENT                                Monday                        Mary O’Connor
                                                            Tuesday                       Karen Bond
                 NIGHT                                      Wednesday                     Anne Harrison
                 Thursday 9th December 2010                 Thursday                      Lesley Jones
                 6.00pm in the Hall
                                                            Friday                        Anita Green
Dear Parent/Caregiver,
Each year we invite members of the
Barrenjoey High School community to donate
to our Achievement Night to be held on                     Do you have stuff in your garage that you don’t use anymore??
Thursday 9th December 2010 at 6.00pm in the                Do you need to downsize?? Clean out the kids cupboards??
Barrenjoey High School Hall. These                         Don’t wait for the council clean up, make some cash!!!!!!!
donations help to provide the awards and                   Come and enjoy a great family day out at NARRABEEN CAR
prizes which recognise the achievements of                 BOOT SALE and help to raise funds for Narrabeen Sports High
                                                           School.
our students.                                              If you don’t have anything to sell, come along and you will be
                                                           sure to pick up an absolute bargain! You will be amazed at what
                                                           you find. There is something for everyone.
We would be most grateful if you would be
                                                           We are asking for your support and participation in this fabulous
able to contribute in any way towards the                  event.
provision of these awards. Any cheques                     WHERE: Narrabeen Sports High School, 10 Namona St North
should be made payable to Barrenjoey High                  Narrabeen 2101
School. Credit card details can be phoned                  WHEN: Sunday 28th November
                                                                        7:30 am till 2:30pm
through to the Treasurer’s Office.                                   $35 Car Spot
                                                                     $40 Car & Trailer
All donations will be acknowledged by receipt
and recorded on the Achievement Night
program.

                                                                    BOOKINGS PREFERABLE
Should you wish part of your donation to be                       MAKE SURE YOU GET A SPOT!
for a specific prize, we shall make every effort              FOR ANY INFO OR TO MAKE A BOOKING
to ensure this.                                                          PLEASE CALL
Ian Bowsher, Principal                                             NATASHA ON 0421 810 019




      The Peninsula Press acknowledges and respects the Garigal people of the
      Guringai country, on whose land we are privileged to live.
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                 Barrenjoey’s                                  Canteen News
                 Recipe for the
                 Week
                          
                   Tiramisu 

                                                         The FlexiSchools Online Ordering
                                                         system is fast and intuitive to use.
                                                             Orders can include specific
                                                          instructions, such as ingredients
                                                           for sandwiches or salads, while
                                                               the price is automatically
                                                             calculated for each option.
Ingredients 
2 Tbspoons instant coffee powder                          You can set up recurring orders
1 ½  cups boiling water 
                                                          and it works for both Avalon PS
1 cup Marsala or non alcoholic Monin noisette 
(hazelnut syrup)                                                 and Barrenjoey HS.
250 g packet sponge‐finger biscuits 
½ cup thickened cream 
1/3 cup icing sugar mixture (55g) 
2 cups mascarpone cheese (500g) 
40 g dark chocolate, grated 
Strawberries, to garnish                                  Order exactly what you want on
                                                                your sandwich or roll.
Method 
  Dissolve coffee powder in the boiling water 
   in medium bowl, stir in 2/3 cup of the                           Have a look at
   Marsala, cool it down.                                 Just visit the link and start today:
  Dip half of the biscuits one at a time into the 
   coffee mixture then arrange them in a single               www.flexischools.com.au
   layer in a 2‐5 litre glass dish.  
  Beat cream and icing sugar in a small bowl 
   until soft peak forms, fold in the 
   mascarpone and the remaining Marsala.  
  Spread half of the cream mixture over 
   biscuits in a dish. Dip the remaining biscuits 
   in the coffee mixture and arrange on top of 
   the cream layer.  
  Top biscuit layer with remaining cream 
   mixture and sprinkle with chocolate. Cover 
   and refrigerate for a couple of hours. 
   Decorate with strawberries if you like.  
                    Matt A, Yr 9 Food Technology




The Peninsula Press acknowledges and respects the Garigal people of the
Guringai country, on whose land we are privileged to live.
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The Peninsula Press acknowledges and respects the Garigal people of the
Guringai country, on whose land we are privileged to live.
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Community Announcements




 The Peninsula Press acknowledges and respects the Garigal people of the
 Guringai country, on whose land we are privileged to live.
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The Peninsula Press acknowledges and respects the Garigal people of the
Guringai country, on whose land we are privileged to live.
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                                                      WEP Student Exchange
                                                                        Early Bird Special


World Education Program Australia (WEP) is offering students in years 9 to 12* a $500 discount off the 2010/11 program fee
towards a semester or year program to any of the following countries departing in July - September 2011:

Brazil, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Norway, Turkey, Thailand or the USA.

Plan Your Student Exchange this Summer!
Choose from over 20 countries around the world and experience life as an overseas teenager for a summer, semester or even
a year. Request a FREE information pack!
Visit www.wep.org.au, Call 1300 884 733 Email info@wep.org.au

“My host family was waiting for me at the airport with big smiles and open arms. All that worrying for nothing! They are the
sweetest people and I feel very lucky to be staying with them.”
~ Chelsea, semester program to Italy, August 2010

WEP is an independent, not-for-profit Australian student exchange organisation registered with the education departments in
QLD, NSW and VIC.

*not available in conjunction with any other offer




                                                          Advertise in this newsletter …
     We are starting up a page with advertising for tutors. For an advertisement approx 9cm x 9cm the cost will be $35 per issue or $300 per term.
                                                    If you are interested please email your details to:
                                                        kalinda.rosshawson2@det.nsw.edu.au



                                                               The school does not endorse or recommend any
                                                                             product or service.
                                                             Parents are asked to use their usual discretion when
                                                                        choosing a product or service.



                                    The Peninsula Press acknowledges and respects the Garigal people of the
                                    Guringai country, on whose land we are privileged to live.
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