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Evatt Finalists 2018

Five teams represented Pulteney Grammar School at the preliminary rounds for Evatt which is amodel United Nations Security Council diplomacy competition. The students worked exceptionally well in teams and displayed exemplary behaviour throughout the day. The following students gained a place in the semi-final which was held at Adelaide University on Saturday 1 September: 

  • Nick Hassan and Sam Button
  • Will Rooke and Akash Thomas
  • Dyllan Zhang and Felix Jones
  • Coby Howell and Olivia Cameron

Please congratulate Coby Howell and Olivia Cameron who have won a place in the grand-final which will be held at the Adelaide University on Saturday 15 September:

We wish them every success.

Tournament of Minds 2018

We were extremely proud watching twenty-eight Pulteney students ranging from Year 4 to Year 10 perform on Tournament Day at Flinders University on Sunday 9 September. Pulteney received Honours for Primary Social Science and we came 1st in Secondary Social Science and 1st in Primary STEM.

The Secondary Social Science and Primary STEM teams will now represent South Australia at the Tournament International Final (TIF) in Darwin from Wednesday 10th October to Sunday 14th October. The teams will be up against all states and territories as well as New Zealand, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Thailand and Uganda. We wish both teams all the best as they now prepare for the next round.

Winning team for Secondary Secondary Social Science

Emma Neuhaus, Madison Schubert, Addi Schwartz, Finn Boylen, Lily Koch, Zachary Haarsma and Riley Kopfstein

Winning team for Primary STEM

Jasinta Brownbill, David Perry, Riya Mallampati, Riley Brion, Lincoln Davey, Samuel Williams and Adam Brownbill

Honours: Primary Social Science

Cameron Hughes, Lincoln Nikitins, Oscar Mitchell, Timothy Newman, Addison Ritossa, Lilah Dunn and Alicia Bollinger

Our Secondary STEM team put together a thoroughly entertaining and amazing performance but did not get a place this year.

The STEM team this year included:

Hugh Mahoney, Christian Bizot, William Mahoney, Luke Smid, Max Hammerstein, Daniel Hassan and Danny Puzanov

Sue Mavropoulos

Tournament of Minds Coordinator and Facilitator

Gifted and Talented Coordinator and Teacher