Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52Quarterly magazine of The Peninsula School 2 CONTENTS 1 12 20 21 23 31 Our School From the Principal From the Heads of School Staff Update Positive Education The future of Science Staff in profile - Lionel Tower 2016 Brownlow Breakfast Leading the way Our new Year 5 program hits the mark Genius Hour, Google and innovation House performance The art of Positive Psychology Grand Music Showcase 2016 TPS at the Drive-In In the Community Action on climate change 40 Hour Famine A Global School The warmth of Heather Reilly House Leadership in Jaffray House Leaders in Sport TPS girls focused on Women’s AFL A batsman to beat Touch Football National champions 2016 Athletics Our Year 6 State and National swimming champion Race face on - Interschool snowsports A great day for our Equestrian team Reflections from our Learning Areas The Junior Years: K3 - Year 4 The Middle Years: Year 5-8 Pre Senior Year 9 The Senior Years: Year 10-12 37 39 PSPA Peninsula School Parents Association (PSPA) Thank you to our volunteers Rise and Shine Senior School dads! TOPSA - our alumni President’s report Class of 1986 30 year reunion Class of 19966 20 year reunion Peninsula Old Boys Soccer, Football & Cricket Clubs 2016 TOPSA events Inside back cover - Upcoming School events Cover Hudson Fitzgerald flying high at the Interschool Snowsports Competition, Mt Buller Back cover Tia Cumberland and Claudia Whitford of Year 11 making the most of our new Science Centre