Junior Almanac

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Welcome to the Junior Almanac.

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


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.

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.

The Junior Bye Round Mega Post

Aidan Hammond’s bye weekend still covered a couple of important personal victories.

Junior Almanac: My first footy season

Jasmine Conrad, who we are so lucky to have on the cover of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017, tells the story of how she started playing footy and of her first game – where her team received some special encouragement via video.

Round 23 Mega Post

Junior Adelaide Correspondent Aidan Hammond has the wrap-up of Round 23 and premiership predictions as both South Australian teams brace themselves for finals action.

Juniors Almanacking – Memories of 10-year-olds. Brilliant.

It’s book week. This is David Wilson’s story of volunteering to take a couple of sessions at his children’s school on “the writing of a memory.” A rare privilege.

Round 22 Mega Post

Aidan Hammond delivers his South Australian football wrap for Round 22. Adelaide fell short to Sydney while Port Adelaide all but kicked the reigning premiers out of finals contention.

Round 21 Mega Post

Both South Australian teams had strong wins on the weekend with Adelaide seemingly locking in top spot. Aidan Hammond also had a big win of his own with his Walkerville Footy Club.