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Future proofing careers: Mark McCrindle visits

Can you believe that today's students could have 5 different careers spanning 17 different jobs & move house 15 times over their adult lives? Just some of the data renowned social researcher Mark McCrindle shared at Immanuel yesterday. Mark presented separate thought-provoking sessions for students & staff as well as a special session for parents hosted by our Parents & Friends Association. These sessions provided a snapshot of the global trends impacting the future careers options for our students & the timeless skills required to be 'future-proof'.

Sunsets greet sea kayakers

The Year 12 Outdoor Education classes embarked on their sea kayaking expedition from Sellicks Beach to Seacliff Sailing club last week. The class was extremely blessed with idyllic conditions as they experienced very light tail winds, were paddling with the tide and on flat almost glasslike water. Due to the amazing conditions they were able to paddle at an incredible 5km/hr, which allowed more time to surf kayak. Extra rescue challenges were also thrown in to add excitement to the day. The group worked together exceptionally well and were incredible ambassadors for the school.

Generations in Jazz 2018

What a weekend at Generations In Jazz! We are so proud of all of our students who were simply amazing. Vocal Jazz Blue not only performed to thunderous applause at the Gala Opening, but also placed equal third in the country in the highest division. Jazzie Vanua was awarded the Ron Denning Award for the most promising vocalist in Division 1. Vocal Jazz Gold and Big Bands 1 & 2 were all extremely competitive in their Divisions. Congratulations to each and every member of the 2018 GIJ tour as they not only represented our school well but we can all be really proud of the fine young musicians they are.

ANZAC Day 2018 - Lest We Forget

We are immensely proud to have had over 50 students attend & lay wreaths at ANZAC Day services around South Australia in both metropolitan Adelaide and regional areas to honour and pay respect to our war veterans and those currently serving our country. It was a particularly special morning for our Year 9 students who attended the service at the RSL War Veterans Home where their sculpture that has been 12 months in the making ‘Coming Home’ was unveiled. Lest We Forget.

Farewell to our Bethany pilgrims

Farewell to our Bethany pilgrims as they head to Malaysia today to work in Bethany Home. Bethany Home is a school for people with disabilities that Immanuel has had a relationship with for 13 years. They will spend 2 weeks living in the school and providing help and support for both the staff and the students. They have raised over $15,000 for Bethany this year to help them continue to do the amazing work that they do - thank you to our community for their support. We wish them all the best & pray that they will be a blessing to the Bethany community.

Swimming championships success

Exciting night poolside for Immanuel last night at the State School Team's Championships. All of our swimmers did us proud, with Immanuel taking out the winner's shield in the Year 7/8 Girls (joint winner with Trinity), Year 11/12 Boys, Year 11/12 Girls and the Girls overall won the Girls Combined Shield. In fact all of our teams placed strongly in the final results. Congratulations to all on a superb night of swimming!

Four more Old Scholars inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

It was a very special night on 20 February 2018 as we proudly inducted 4 more Old Scholars into our Sports Hall of Fame. The new inductee are: Sam Von Einem (2013) - Paralympic table tennis silver medalist Emma Checker (2013) - Adelaide United Captain & 3 time player for the Matildas Clay Mason Stephens (2014) - International gymnast Kyle Chalmers OAM (2016) - Olympic swimming champion Congratulations to our newest Hall of Fame members; we are inspired by what you have achieved and wish you all the very best now and in the years to come.

Opening Service 2018

The school year officially started today at our Opening Service where the entire school came together to welcome all students and staff for 2018. A beautiful address was delivered by Pastor Dennis Obst about the importance of sharing the gifts that we are given with others and to appreciate all that life has to offer. It was also an opportunity to install our new staff members as well as to induct our 2018 Prefects, Student Representative Council, Boarder Representative Council, House Captains, Middle School Captains, Indigenous Council Chair and Music Captains and to recognise our high achieving Year 12's from 2017 as well as congratulating our Dux of 2017, Samantha Edwards who shared some words of wisdom with our students.

Welcome to 2018 at Immanuel

Welcome to 2018 at Immanuel! Our Principal Kevin Richardson loves to meet our students at the gate as they arrive for the new school year. Today we welcomed our Year 8 and 12 students, tomorrow our Year 7, 9 and 10 students arrive and then the Year 11 students on Thursday. We wish everyone in the Immanuel community a fantastic 2018!

A Service of Lessons & Carols

Our traditional Service of Lessons & Carols was held on Sunday and Monday this week. It featured over 100 Old Scholars, students & staff. It is a beautiful and special way to herald the Christmas season. We would like to wish everyone a joyous and safe Christmas.