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Athletics Carnival Information


​The Harristown SHS Interhouse Athletics Carnival will be held on Thursday 2nd August, from 12 noon to 3 pm, and Friday 3rd August.

The approximate times the various age events will occur are in the timeline.

Procedures for students are as follows:

Thursday 2nd August

Dress: Students are to wear their sports uniform, school uniform or house shirts (available from the P & C shop).

Lessons: Periods 1 to 4 as usual

Lunch Break: 11.20am to 12 noon.

Carnival: Commences 12 noon.

Lunch Break: from .10pm to 1.45pm - Events will continue during this break.

Friday 3 August

Dress: Students are encouraged to dress up in their house theme/colours (to be announced next week), or wear their sports uniform, school uniform or house shirts (available from the P & C Shop)

Form Class: Students are to meet in the house meeting areas listed below when the first bell sounds for the start of Form Class, for rolls to be marked, wristbands handed out and team lists checked.

Yellow Gym
Lecture Theatre
Blue gym




March Past and Year 12 photograph: On completion of house meetings, all students are to move to the area below the tennis courts and line up in their house groups to begin the March Past at 9.10am. 

March Past order -  Bonda;  Barang;  Balkuin; Dherwain

Year 12 students will branch off once their houses reach the finish line of the 100m track and assemble on the grassed area near the bus shed to have the Year 12 photograph taken. 

Breaks:  Houses have been allocated canteen breaks at the following times on Friday:-  DHERWAIN         10.45am
BALKUIN              11.00am
BARANG              11.15am
BONDA                 11.30am
Lunch break: 12.45pm – 1.40pm
Interhouse Novelty Event:  The Interhouse Novelty Event, an egg and spoon race, will be held during the lunch break.  Staff and students will complete the 15m course as many times as possible within the 4 minute time frame.  The house with the most laps/points will be awarded the Ribot and Howard Trophy.
Late students: Any student who arrives late and misses Friday house meetings must report to the office to obtain a late slip and hand this in to the house supervisor to collect a wristband.  Wristbands must remain on all day.