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A huge congratulations to the girls representing Siena College in Term 3, who are getting some fantastic results while showing fair play and sportsmanship.  Our Soccer teams are dominating their divisions: the Intermediate team sits second and the Juniors are ranked first. The Volleyball teams are also having strong results with the Intermediate Siena College Firsts team and Junior Firsts sitting second and first respectively. 

The next few weeks also sees the last few rounds of GSV Volleyball, Soccer and Badminton, with Siena College well placed to compete in multiple finals, as highlighted in the previous section. We wish the participants all the best! 

Over the past few weeks, Siena College’s Aerobics team has been training hard in preparation for the September Australian Aeroschools Competition on the Gold Coast, with another competition on Friday, 24 August at Melbourne Girls’ College.  We wish the girls the best of luck as they prepare for these events. The Siena College Athletics team has also been busy, training twice a week in preparation for the GSV Track and Field Championships on Wednesday, 29 August.  

The Siena College Athletics Carnival was held earlier this week at Tom Kelly Athletics Track. Despite the threat of rain, the weather held out and House spirit was in full force.  There were a number of standout individual perfomances, including Holly Nieuwenhuizen's (Year 8) win in the Michele Timms 100m race, with the eight fastest sprinters over the day battling it out.  Dianella was the overall winner of the day and Waratah received the House Spirit Award.

Year Level Champions: Johanna Zikas (Year 12), Jade Devlin (Year 11), Amy Fisher (Year 10), Victoria Zikas (Year 9), Jemma Rigoni (Year 8), Abbey Vicino (Year 7)

Michele Timms Race: Emily Hodder, Year 11 (Second place: 13.827 seconds), Holly Nieuwenhuizen, Year 8 (First place: 13.542 seconds), Ella Gurry, Year 10 (Third Place: 13.885 seconds)

A huge congratulations to Jaimie Guan, who placed fourth in the 2018 Australian Karate Federation Nationals Competition in Caloundra, Queensland, competing in four rounds of the competition. Well done, Jaimie on this outstanding result!

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