2019 SPECIAL NEEDS TRANSPORT APPLICATIONS Transport Canberra and City Services have sent 2019 Special Needs Transport (SNT) applications to parents/carers/guardians of eligible students who are currently accessing the SNT program. Applications close on 23 November 2018. Late approved applications will be placed on a waiting list. For NEW students applying for SNT please note: All … Continue reading 2019 SPECIAL NEEDS TRANSPORT APPLICATIONS
Dear Parents and Community Members, This is an opportunity for Harrison Families to show pride in our Australian Defence Forces. Harrison School wishes to send Christmas Care Parcels to deployed personnel over the 2018 Christmas Period! We are seeking donations by Wednesday 14 November. Donations are to be left at the main office or given to … Continue reading CHRISTMAS CARE PARCELS FOR DEPLOYED PERSONNEL
YEAR 7 2019 PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT All current Yr. 6 students and Yr. 7 prospective students and parents are invited to attend the Yr. 7, 2019 Parent Information Night. When: 6:00-7:00pm – Wednesday 17 October Where: Senior Performing Arts Building (located in the senior section of the school). Entry will be from Nullarbor Ave. The … Continue reading YEAR 7 2019 PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT
2019 ACT SECONDARY BURSARY SCHEME The ACT Government’s Secondary Bursary Scheme provides financial assistance to low-income families with student(s) in years 7 – 10 attending an ACT public, independent or catholic school or who are home schooled. To be eligible, applicants must have a current Centrelink card or Healthcare card with means-tested payment codes. Each … Continue reading 2019 ACT Secondary Bursary Scheme
The Harrison school Japan trip is on track to arrive in Canberra at 2:35pm.
The Japan trip flights home have been delayed. Our current estimated arrival time in Canberra is 2:35pm. We will update the blog again when we are in Sydney.
On Tuesday we traveled by shinkansen to Kyoto. Kyoto is a historic capital of Japan, and has many shrines, castles and temples. We visited Fushini-Inari Shrine, a pokemon centre, Nishiki markets, and did a tour that took us past the Ryoanji temple, Golden pavilion, a shogun castle and the gion district where geisha are trained. … Continue reading Kyoto
On Saturday we had very sad partings from our amazing host families. The kids rocked some very tight train transfers, and we made it safely to Hiroshima. We did some interesting shopping in Fukuya. We visited the peace park and delivered Harrison school's beautiful cranes as well as viewing the Hiroshima Peace museum. On Monday … Continue reading Hiroshima and Miyajima
Today at Tomio Diason we have once again been visiting classes. Some of us have sat in on English, music and art classes as well as PE. After lunch we experienced a tea ceremony and calligraphy and a farewell. Over the last few days Oscar has enjoyed playing educational games with the students at Tomio … Continue reading Tomio Diason
Last night we all went to meet our host families! They were all very welcoming! Flynn has enjoyed the food with his host family. They had rissoles, beef, miso, salad and rice. He's also enjoying the English classes. Katie is staying in a traditional Japanese house which she thinks is great. She likes the sliding … Continue reading Meeting our host families