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Birkdale State School Centenary 27 November 2016

INFORMATION REQUIRED CATEGORIES
CAMPS
·       Were you involved with school camps prior to 1984 and where were they held?
·        Where and what grade was the school camp in 1970 when Clive Bowles and Graham Finney were awarded Social Conduct certificates and Clive obtained his Resuscitation Certificate?
·        Were there any Grade 3 camps prior to the 1985 Kindilan camp?
·        Were there any Grade 4 camps prior to the 1986 Woollahra Dairy camp?
·        Were there any Grade 5 camps prior to the 1987 Bornhoffen camp?
·        Were there any Grade 7 camps prior to the 1987 Lake Cooriobah camp?
·        Where the Grade 6 and 7 visits to Cecil Plains School in 1979, 1981 and 1983 considered as their camps?
·        Where the Grade 6 and 7 visits by Cecil Plains School in 1980, 1982 and 1984 considered as their camps?
·       Was the Sydney, Snowy Mountains and Canberra trips in 1983 and 1985 the grade 7 camps?
CHRISTMAS CAROLS
·        What year was Christmas Carols introduced and what year did Carols in the Park commence?
CITIZENSHIP AWARDS
·       Who won the Year 7 Willersdorf Shield for Citizenship in 1974, 1976 and 1977?
·        Does anyone recall receiving a Parker pen with their Citizenship awards around 1975/77?
·        Does anyone recall sports and citizenships awards presented at Children’s Formal Dances in the 70s.
·        Were you a recipient (or do you know of someone) of a citizenship award prior to 1982. We need those names?
EXCURSIONS
·        Did you go on any school excursions, where to and what year? We would appreciate you recording your memories (good, bad and funny) and send them to us?
INTER HOUSE ATHLETICS
·        Which house won the Inter House Athletics in 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 2006, 2007 and 2008?
·        Which house won the March Past in 1993, 1995?
·        Which house/s won the Ball Games in 1993, 2006 and 2007?
·        What was the Middle School Sports Competition held between 1983 -1987? Were you a member of the Wombat, Whales, and Masters, Boxing Kangaroos or Redland Raiders teams?
INTER HOUSE SWIMMING
·        Which house/s won the Inter School Swimming in 1992, 1993, 1994, 2002 and 2003?
·        Who were the age swimming champions from 1987-1998, 2001, 2006 to 2008, 2011 - 2013?
 
LIBRARY MONITORS
·        Did Library Monitors exist prior to 1984?
LOCAL AREA PHOTOS
·        Do you have any old photos of the Thorneside and Birkdale area prior to 1990 that you can either donate or loan to the school?
·        Does anyone have a photo of the original Birkdale shops built on the same site as Birkdale Gardens today?
·        Does anyone have a photo of the original Birkdale station and or Station masters house?
·        Does anyone have a photo of the old Birkdale Spring off Agnes St just before the creek?
MUSIC
·        Does anyone have photos of any or all early music groups prior to 1994?
·        Were you involved with the school choir prior to 1994 and where did you perform?
·        Were you involved with the school band between 1981 and 1984 and where did you perform?
·        What types of school bands existed prior to 1981? Fife and Drum Bands? Parade Bands?
·        What instruments and tunes did you play?
·        Did the Choir and Bands play at the School Fete prior to 1984?
·        Did you compete in the Norman Park Eisteddfod and or Cleveland Youth Week concerts and if so what years?
·        We know from the 1967 Birkdale Bulletin our choir competed in the Norman Park Eisteddfod.
·        We know from the 1967 Birkdale Bulletin our Choir performed at the Cleveland Youth Week Concert.
·        Did our Choir attend the Wynnum-Manly Eisteddfod prior to 1988?
·        Was there a Verse Speaking Choir prior to 1967?
NEWSLETTERS
·        Copies of BIRKDALIAN newsletters between July 2006 and December 2009.
·        Does anyone have copies of the Birkdale Bugle published in 1978 for the first time?
·        Does anyone have copies of the Birkdale Bulletin published 1967. I have Term 3 edition 1967
·        Does anyone have copies of the Birkdale Courier published 1970. I have Term 1 edition 1970
RED CROSS
·        What years did the Birkdale Red Cross for girls operate?
SCHOOL BUILDINGS
·        Do you have any old photos of the development of Birkdale School buildings, ovals and or playgrounds?
SCHOOL CAPTAINS
·       Who were the school captains and vice captains in 1977, 1978?
·        Does anyone recall what year the “Ringing of the Bells” (current school captains handing over responsibility to next year’s captains) commenced?
SCHOOL EVENTS
·        What memories do you have of fete days?
·        What memories do you have of Shindigs and where were they held?
·        Can anyone recall the Cook Bi-Centenary Ball held in October 1970?
·        What memories do you have of Fancy Dress Balls and where were they held?
·        Can anyone recall either the years 4-6 Fame – Us and Rock Rap n Roll nights held at the Cleveland Community Hall in 1983 and 1984?
·        Can anyone recall Bushwhackers’ family nights possibly for SEU and years 1-3?
·        Does anyone remember a Bee Club operating at Birkdale State School?
SPORTS AWARDS
·        Which students received the Birkdale Sports Player of The Season Awards in 2009?
·        Were there any sports awards from 1992 – 2006 inclusive?
SPORTS HOUSE CAPTAINS
·        Who were the Wilson and Woodgate House Captains in 1977?
·        Who were Wilson, McNeilly and Woodgate House Captains in 1978?
·        Who were Woodgate House Captains and Vice Captains in 1980, 1981 and 1983?
·        Who were Wilson House Vice Captains in 1981 and 1982?
·        Who were McNeilly House Captains and Vice Captains in 1987?
·        Who were Woodgate House Vice captains in 2003?
·       Who were Wilson, McNeilly and Woodgate Vice Captains in 2006?
SCHOOL PLAYS
·        Does anyone have photos of the 2000 school plays: Blue Murder and The Operation”
·        Does anyone have photos of the Christmas musicals” Super Claus -2003, Santa’s Stuck In The 50’s’ – 2004 and ‘The Night the Reindeer Rocked’ - 2005
STUDENT AWARDS
·        Does anyone recall Aussie of the Month “awards?
STUDENT COUNCIL
·       Who were our Student Councillors from 1985 to 1991 inclusive, 2002, 2003, 2006 to 2009 inclusive, 2013/14 and 2014/15?
TELEVISION
·        Who where our “Eyewitness News Junior Reporters in 1988?
·        Do you have any videos, tapes of the following TV shows:
·        Channel 7 game shows featuring Birkdale students – 1992 – BLOCKBUSTERS: 1993 – NOW YOU SEE IT: 1994 – AMAZING: 1995 – TOTAL RECALL: 1996 – TIME MASTERS.
·        Great South East programme 2003, featuring the Auskick students of Birkdale.
·        Channel Ten’s TOTALLY FOOTY in 2002 for five weeks featured Birkdale’s Senior AFL side demonstrating skills in all 20 programmes in the series. Emily Sargent and David Silver starred in an advertisement at the end of each programme
UNIFORMS
·        We require photos (colour preferably) of the various styles of girls and boys school uniforms from the past to include in the magazine. We also welcome any black and white photos.
·        Photos of girls and boys sporting uniforms for Intra and Inter School sports.
YEAR 7 GRADUATION SUBJECT AWARDS
·        We require the names of Year 7 Graduation subject award winners for the following:
·        English/Language Arts: 1992 – 2008 inclusive.
·        Mathematics: 1992 – 2008 inclusive.
·        Science: 1992 – 2008 inclusive.
·        Most Improved Student: 1992 – 2008 inclusive.
·        Most Conscientious Student: 1990 – 2008 inclusive.
·        LOTE award: 1994 – 2008 inclusive.
·        All Round High Achiever: 1995 -1996, 2001 to 2008 inclusive.
 
 
Please contact John Bullion if you have the answers to any of these questions.
 
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