Junior Almanac

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Welcome to the Junior Almanac.

We’d love to publish your stories – about anything.

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School Visits – The Almanac community includes many established writers, artists, musicians, comedians, thinkers, historians, journalists, broadcasters, film-makers, a mathematician or two, spin doctors, a couple of meteorologists and many others. You are welcome to dip into this pool of talent and pluck out someone to visit your school or organisation. To find out more click here.

Fitzroy Junior FC – Trivia Night & ‘Fitzroy Idol’ (July 28)

Fitzroy Junior Football Club are holding a trivia night and ‘Fitzroy Idol’ performance – it’s on this weekend, so get in quick if you want to be involved. Details inside.

Confessions of an MCG Pie-girl

After feeling the pressure to find a job, Bridget Schwerdt is employed at the MCG as a Pie-Girl. Here’s the story of the process and of her first sessions on the job when, possibly because of her mathematical skills, she is sent to become a Wiener Girl. [Very funny Bridget. We’ll be looking for you – Ed] [first published in 2015 when our Pie-Girl was in Grade 10]

Footy Friends

Jasmine Conrad and Violet Dunn are footy friends. Here they give you a snap shot into what playing footy means to them and how excited they are for Season 2018 with the Caulfield Bears.

Don’t argue with Violet!

Read about Violet Dunn’s footy journey from going along to watch the boys, to playing the game herself and developing into a key forward for the Caulfield Bears. We are looking forward to seeing her run around in the AFLW one day!

Almanac Tennis – EDTA Div. 8 Boys’ Grand Final: ETKG v The Drive – Even more sweet

Aidan Hammond and his teammates have experienced that winning feeling, taking out a hard-fought Eastern Districts Tennis Association Grand Final; Aidan’s first after falling at the last hurdle in 2017

Girls Footy in Brisbane: Wests Bulldogs Come and Try Nights (March 5 and 6)

Girls in Brisbane, especially the western suburbs, come and try footy at two special nights at Wests Bulldogs. March 5 and 6. Sasha Lennon gives the details in this post.

Almanac Tennis – Eastern District Tennis Association Division 8 Boys, Round 1: East Torrens Kensington Gardens vs. Hectorville – Kickstarter

Young Aidan Hammond is a real all-rounder. Tennis season has started and he tells the story of the first round of fixtures.

The Grand Final Winning Photos: Walkerville v Payneham U11 Grand Final 2017 Photo Gallery

Aidan Hammond told us about his U11 premiership last week. Here’s the story in pictures.

Finals Week 1 Mega Post (The Most Mega, Mega Post Yet)

Yep, this weekend was certainly a mega one for (U/11 premiership player) Aidan Hammond.

Eastern Districts Tennis Association Grand Final: East Torrens Kensington Gardens v Athelstone – Why Me?

Aidan Hammond played in a Grand Final; here is the story.