Junior Almanac

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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.

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Jensen Miles: Diamond Valley v Frankston Blues basketball

Jensen Miles got through school and nervously prepared for his Friday night basketball game against Frankston. With his precision shooting getting his team back into the match, the Grade 9 Parade College student had the chance to win the game for his side.

Almanac School Visits: Waterford (St Kevin’s) Writers’ Festival

John Harms will be speaking to the Grade 9s at the Waterford Writers’ Festival today (Oct 7)

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Sebastian Rush: The 2020 NBA All-Star game

The 2020 NBA All-Star game came down to the wire, as Parade College Grade 9 student Sebastian Rush details the exciting match-up between the NBA’s best players.

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Benjamin Wolczko: St Mary’s v Banyule, 2019

Grade 9 student at Parade College Benjamin Wolczko got to watch his brothers square off in the St Mary’s v Banyule seniors game in 2019. Following a tight contest, Benjamin details the tense final moments.

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Zac Heczey: The Regional Tennis Championships

Parade College Grade 9 student Zac Heczey was playing in the Regional Tennis Championships. Coming up against arch-rivals Waverley in the Grand Final, Zac strode out onto the court to play the deciding set of singles tennis.[Well played Zac – JTH]

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Hadi Ehtsham: The BBL Melbourne Derby

Parade College Grade 9 student Hadi Ehtsham tells the tale of going to watch the Melbourne Stars play the Renegades in a derby over the 2019/20 season. Watching Glenn Maxwell blast his team to victory, Hadi’s joy is difficult to contain.

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Jonah Fisher: Anzac Day 2019

Collingwood and Essendon played out an infamous blockbuster on Anzac Day 2019. Parade College Grade 9 student Jonah Fisher recounts his day spent at the MCG watching his Bombers give their all.

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Zyon Iosefo: The underdogs

Zyon Iosefo remembers his experience of being in a giant-killing relay team from a tiny little primary school.

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Declan Taaffe Wyles: 2019 AFL Grand Final

Declan Taaffe Wyles puts in a late bid to be in the Tigers’Almanac 2019 with his report on the 2019 AFL Grand Final. {Perhaps you can find a spot in the 2020 Almanac Declan – Ed]

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Dhir Choksi: 2017 Australian Open Final

Parade College Grade 9 student Dhir Choksi details the remarkable return to form that saw Roger Federer, In a crazy turnaround at such an old age, clinch the 2017 Australian Open.