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Issue: 2024: Issue 2

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Full steam ahead on the OAA council
Friday, 14 June 2024
This term has been a busy one for the OAA council, the council has been full steam ahead with several meetings, events and initiatives on the go. Here...
Class of '88 back at School for 35ish Year Reunion
Friday, 14 June 2024
The 35ish Year Reunion was a ‘bespoke’ event originally planned for 2023 but unfortunately had to be delayed due to the events at the end of...
Diamond Old Andreans guests of honour at School assembly
Friday, 14 June 2024
It was a joy and a pleasure to welcome nearly 50 Old Andreans as well as their partners back to School on June 3rd for the Diamond Lunch.

The...
Hatches and Matches
Friday, 14 June 2024
Another bumper edition of Hatches and Matches this term, with plenty of Old Andreans tying the knot and plenty more welcoming babies into the world. ...
SACS dominates summer sport grand final weekend
Thursday, 21 March 2024
With several grand finals being played last weekend, here’s an update from around the SACS sports grounds. St Andrew’s celebrated six grand...
Level 8 archive display revamped
Thursday, 21 March 2024
In an exciting development for whole School community, a brand-new archive display has been unveiled on Level 8 of SAH, marking a significant upgrade from...
Virtuoso Jade welcomed into the Hall of Honour
Thursday, 21 March 2024
Musical virtuoso Jade Park (OA2023) was inducted into the Hall of Honour at last year's Evening of Celebration and Prizegiving.

Jade is a...
SACS Community Night at the musical just two weeks away
Thursday, 21 March 2024
Did you know the Friday night of the School musical has always doubled as the SACS Community Night? This year’s Community Night will be held on Friday...
The Grade Cricketer visits assembly
Thursday, 21 March 2024
It was wonderful to welcome back journalist, broadcaster and media personality Sam Perry (OA2002) earlier this term as a guest speaker at the Senior College...
Stunning academic success for our newest Old Andreans
Thursday, 21 March 2024
Stunning success came early this year for our newest Old Andreans with three members of the Class of 2023 achieving International Baccalaureate (IB) perfection....
Vale
Thursday, 21 March 2024
With deep sadness, we share the news of the passing of a cherished member of our SACS community, Dianne Nowicki.



Dianne, a former staff...
Introducing your 2024 OAA council
Thursday, 21 March 2024

After the 2024 Annual General Meeting, the new Council of the Old Andreans Association were elected. Congratulations to all those elected and re-elected....
Danica addresses our International Women's Day Assembly
Wednesday, 20 March 2024
We were delighted to welcome Danica Bellchambers (OA2005) as a special guest at the Secondary School International Women’s Day Assembly in the Cathedral,...
A new Indigenous mural for the rooftop
Wednesday, 20 March 2024
At the end of last year, we were delighted to welcome back Old Andrean and Gawura graduates, Sonny Green (OA2012) and Sadie Green (OA2021), who were commissioned...
Class of 1993 - 30ish Year Reunion
Wednesday, 20 March 2024

After having to postpone it at the end of last year, we were delighted to welcome back some gents from the Class of 1993 back to SACS earlier this...
Hatches and Matches
Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Georgia Punch (OA2011) and her partner Charlie welcomed Harriet Katrina Hooke into the world on February 12th. Most impressively, Georgia still made it...
Dates for 2024
Friday, 22 December 2023
SAVE THE DATE FOR 2024

Here are the dates for our reunions and alumni events next year. We have a bumper programme. Something for everyone. ...
Chelsea inducted into the Hall of Honour
Friday, 22 December 2023
Duel International Netballer Chelsea Pitman (OA2007) was inducted into the Hall of Honour at this year’s Evening of Celebration and Prizegiving....
Reunion wrap
Friday, 22 December 2023
It was a pleasure to welcome several hundred Old Andreans back to School over the last few months.

10 Year Reunion - Friday 15th September.
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Hatches and Matches
Friday, 22 December 2023
As always, here are a few Old Andreans who have either gotten married or had babies over the last few months. A huge congratulations to all of them!
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Upcoming events
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
Here are some key dates for your diary for the rest of 2023



Friday September 15 – Ten Year Reunion (OA2013)

Friday October...
Thongophone finds a permanent home on our freshly renovated rooftop
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
Do you remember the huge xylophone contraption used in the music department? It has now found a new home on our freshly renovated rooftop. Here’s...
SACS Alumni Internship Programme - Providers needed
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
Are you a business owner or working for an organisation looking to shape the future of your industry? Do you believe in fostering talent and innovation?...
Words from the Head of School
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
‘The God of Small Things’, Arundhati Roy’s spellbinding (and deeply hopeless) debut novel set in 1960s, Kerala, India, is a family drama...
Hatches and Matches
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
As always, here are a few hatches and matches from the Old Andrean community over the last few months.

Alanna Glover (nee Rodgers) (OA2005) welcomed...
Hall of Honour Nominations 2023
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
It’s time to nominate an Old Andrean who you believe should be included in the SACS Hall of Honour for 2023.
Each year at our Evening of Celebration...
New SACS leadership team bring food metaphor to the table
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
Earlier this term our 2023/24 student leadership team was formally commissioned for the year. In keeping with tradition, they came up with a food metaphor...
Five Year Reunion
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
It was brilliant to welcome back the Class of 2018 for their five-year reunion back in June. It was an absolute delight to witness Old Andreans coming...
SACS Launches Archive Digitization Project - Volunteers needed
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
The School archives department is launching a significant project aimed at digitising decades of historical photos and records that have been carefully...
Old Andreans at SACS - Ben Moore (OA2017)
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
This term we caught up with Ben Moore (OA2017) as part of our series of Old Andreans at SACS, it seems he hasn’t really left our doors since finishing...
From the Archivist : Elevating the Art of Swordplay to New Heights
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
While St Andrew’s House seems like a rather monolithic building, in truth is it merely one of many buildings SACS has occupied in our time and it...
Confronting the Big Questions
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
A new initiative launched by St Andrew’s Cathedral School in 2023 is a community seminar series called Big Questions. The aim is to stimulate parents,...
Learning the Ropes inspires and connects our young professionals
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
On June 1st this year we hosted our fourth edition of the career conversations event Learning the Ropes. This biennial event recognises how valuable...
One Year Reunion - Class of 2021
Monday, 15 May 2023
For the Class of 2021, the One Year Reunion provided a great opportunity for our newest Old Andreans to revisit the school and hear about the exciting...
Old Andreans at SACS - Zac Andrews (OA2020)
Monday, 15 May 2023
As part of our series of Old Andreans at SACS, we caught up with Zach Andrews (OA2020) who works in our IT department.

We have 19 Old Andreans...
Learning the Ropes returns for 2023
Monday, 15 May 2023
We're excited to once again be producing our biannual careers event called Learning the Ropes: in conversation with industry professionals.

The...
From our Head of School
Monday, 15 May 2023

A very warm welcome to our community of Old Andreans. We are now firmly in the swing of Term 2, but I wanted to share with you the many highlights...
Join our new Business Hub
Monday, 15 May 2023

Did you know we have a new Business Directory on our website?

This exciting development will provide great value to both the alumni community...
Big Questions: How can we be better stewards of our environment?
Monday, 15 May 2023
Join Pastor Ray Minniecon and Dr Andrew McGonigle as we explore this question from Aboriginal and scientific perspectives

Old Andreans and Hessians...
From the archivist - Our Bronze crest
Monday, 15 May 2023
It is hard to overstate how much of a turning point 1976 was. Before then, St Andrew’s Cathedral School had travelled across an astounding eight...
Music Tour Reunion hits high notes
Monday, 15 May 2023
On Friday 21st April we held our first-ever Music Tour Reunion.

This reunion forms a part of our activity-based reunion series. Feedback from...
Key dates
Monday, 15 May 2023
Here are some key dates for your diary for the rest of 2023

Wednesday May 24 – Big Questions

Saturday May 27 – Five Year Reunion...
Our iconic Rooftop transformation continues
Friday, 3 March 2023
Over the summer holidays, renovations on the St Andrew’s House rooftop have been in full swing. We sat down with Director of Community Engagement...
21st Century Captain's Dinner
Friday, 3 March 2023
21st CENTURY CAPTAINS DINNER

On February 10th we held our newly reformatted Captains Dinner and welcomed Captains and Vice Captains from 2000...
SACS Music Tour Reunion - This April
Friday, 3 March 2023
ATTENTION SACS MUSIC TOURISTS

Did you participate in one of the ELEVEN Music Tours that SACS has offered since 2001?

We're excited...
Old Andreans at SACS - Richard Hansen (OA2003)
Friday, 3 March 2023
As part of the series where we profile Old Andreans we caught up with Richard Hansen (OA2003) who is the SACS Alumni Relations Manager.

What is...
From the archivist - SACS archive timeline is now live
Friday, 3 March 2023
From the archivist...

Did you know we have an Archive timeline on our website with thousands of memories which all Old Andreans have access to?...
Vale
Friday, 3 March 2023
Myron Love (OA2011)


Myron Love (OA2011) tragically passed away on January 15th this year in a plane crash in Nepal.

Myron will be...
Hatches and Matches
Friday, 3 March 2023
Hatches and Matches

We have news of recent Old Andrean marriages and births to share.

Pete Leung (OA2003) welcomed Lachlan Kwok Hung Velcar-Leung...
Learning the Ropes 2023 - Seeking Old Andrean Mentors
Friday, 3 March 2023
Seeking Old Andrean Industry Professionals

Career and Networking Evening - Thurs 1 June

We are currently seeking EXPRESSIONS OF...
Head of School welcome
Friday, 3 March 2023
It is my pleasure to offer warm wishes to all Old Andreans and Hessians as we begin another busy year in 2023.

Often in my week I experience interactions,...
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