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News | Shore Old Boys' Union

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2016 ALL SPORTS LUNCH - THANK YOU

June 9th, 2016

Shore's rich sporting history was proudly celebrated at the 2016 All Sports Lunch held at The Westin, Sydney. +Read more

THE SHORE HONG KONG FUND

December 14th, 2016

On Thursday 8 December 2016 we officially launched The Shore Hong Kong Fund in Hong Kong. +Read more

LONDON REUNION

January 18th, 2016

Whether you live in London, UK or Europe, or happen to be visiting, please mark this date in your diary for the Annual London Reunion:- Saturday, May 21 from 12:00 midday. +Read more

OLD BOYS' DAY 2017 - PHOTOS

June 21st, 2017

For all photos taken on Old Boys' Day at Northbridge on 17 June, please see the OBU Facebook page If you have not joined the group, please ask to do so. +Read more

SHORE SUPPORTER MERCHANDISE

June 21st, 2017

New to the OBU - Shore Supporter caps and scarves.  Wear these to sports games to show your support for the boys of Shore. Available through the OBU office. $20 each or $30 for a cap and scarf. +Read more

SHORE COMMUNITY 7S TOUCH & SOCCER 6S GALA DAY

July 25th, 2017

Saturday 26 August 2017 12noon-3pm, Northbridge Mums, Dads, staff, Old Boys, boys and girls - you are all invited to come along and enjoy a fun day, supported by the Old Boys’ Union. +Read more

SHORE REPORTS - LATEST EDITION

August 3rd, 2017

The July edition of the Shore Reports can be viewed... +Read more

CENTRAL WEST GOLF DAY AND DINNER 2017

August 15th, 2017

Friday 6 October at Duntryleague Golf Club Orange. Tee off at 12noon - golf fees payable on the day. 6:30pm dinner wtih guest speaker Mark Ticehurst, Shore Sportsmaster.  Dinner and drinks at your own cost. +Read more

MELBOURNE GATHERING

August 21st, 2017

Conveners Bill Reynolds (69) and John Bower (69) warmly invite you to the annual dinner for Shore Old Boys in Victoria on Thursday 19 October at the Athenaeum Club, 87 Collins Street, Melbourne at 7pm. +Read more

MITRE CLUB WINTER LUNCH

June 21st, 2017

After 20 years recognising Old Boys, Headmasters and Masters/Teachers, this year the Mitre Club will honour the outstanding contribution of two women to the School Mrs Margaret Travers and Mrs Margaret Colebrook OAM The Convener and Committee of... +Read more

BANKSIA PROJECT - MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH

May 23rd, 2017

The Banksia Project was initiated and funded by the Old Ignatians' Union to start a conversation about men's mental health and is now supported by the entire GPS Old Boy network. +Read more

EVENSONG

May 25th, 2017

The Shore Community are warmly invited to join us for Evensong Thursday 8th June 6:30pm Shore Chapel We would be delighted if the Shore Community would join us for this evening of choral song and reflection. +Read more

MARTIN SENEVIRATNE WINS UNIVERSITY MEDAL

October 26th, 2015

The Shore Old Boys Union wishes to congratulate Martin Seneviratne (2006) who recently graduated with the University Medal in biochemistry and first class honours in medicine, co-authoring eight peer-reviewed publications during his time at... +Read more

ARCHBISHOP DAVIES' TERM EXTENDED

February 18th, 2016

The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Sydney in the Anglican Church of Australia has voted overwhelmingly to extend the term of office of Archbishop Glenn Davies, who was first elected to the position in August 2013. +Read more

RISING STAR

February 22nd, 2016

Charlie Stobo (2013) has been selected to play in a 3-day fixture for the NSW 2nd XI against a New Zealand Provincial side at Bankstown Oval, commencing tomorrow Tuesday 23 February 2016. +Read more

YEAR 10 WORK EXPERIENCE - HELP WANTED

February 23rd, 2016

Can you help a Shore Year 10 boy find a work placement? Shore Year 10 boys are required to participate in a week of work experience, 21-25 November. The Old Boys’ Union is reaching out to members to ask for help offering work placements. +Read more

TRIBUTE TO OUR NEWEST OLD BOYS

February 25th, 2016

The Annual Tribute for Year 12 took place in the Smith Auditorium on Friday 19 February 2016.  Ten students from the Alumni of 2015 who achieved an ATR of over 99 were seated on the podium. +Read more

RUGBY COACHING OPPORTUNITIES

February 26th, 2016

There are positions available for Old Boys to coach rugby teams at the shcool this season.  Please contact Mr Tim Wallace, Master-in-Charge Rugby, twallace@shore.nsw.edu. +Read more

INSPIRATIONAL EVENING OF MUSIC FOR ORGAN AND TRUMPET

February 29th, 2016

Shore Community members are warmly invited to attend the Shore Chapel on Wednesday 16th March from 7.30pm where Daniel Moult and Paul Goodchild will be performing. More information. +Read more

CAREERS EXPO

March 4th, 2016

The Old Boys’ Union is hosting the Lower North Shore Careers Expo, Tuesday, 5 April, 4-6:30pm, School Gymnasium. +Read more

THE MEN IN THE BOAT

March 11th, 2016

Every now and then you hear a great story, one filled with a tinge of emotion of someone wanting to do something special for his fellow man.  This article is about such an occasion. +Read more

GPS GOLD CHALLENGE

March 21st, 2016

30 September - 1 October, 2016 The GPS Gold Challenge is the largest GPS Old Boy event.  It is held every 2 years for Old Boys of the nine NSW GPS Schools who have reached, or about to reach, the age of 50 years. +Read more

SUMMER SPORTS UPDATE

April 11th, 2016

Update on Term 1 sports at Shore from the Sportsmaster, Mark Ticehurst. +Read more

RUGBY JERSEY PRESENTATION

May 4th, 2016

Responsibility to the team and to the School you are representing, having strong resilience and mental toughness and the need to enjoy what you do were the three key points raised by Phil Waugh (97) at the annual  Rugby Jersey presentation... +Read more

EVENSONG INVITATION, 9 JUNE

May 18th, 2016

We would be delighted if the Shore community would join us for this evening of prayer and song with the Shore Chapel Choir. Venue: Shore Chapel Date: Thursday 9 June Time: 6:30pm Refreshments will be served after the service in the Hawkins Foyer. +Read more

MITRE CLUB LEGENDS OF SHORE LUNCH

May 31st, 2016

The Mitre Club invites members and guests to a lunch in honour of Ross Doig, Head of Art at Shore (1954-89). +Read more

OLD BOYS' DAY

June 9th, 2016

Old Boys' Day at Northbridge Saturday, 30 July, 2016 Come along and support Shore play Football and Rugby against Riverview. This is a great opportunity to catch up with Old Boys from all ages. +Read more

QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS 2016

June 23rd, 2016

The Shore Old Boys’ Union wishes to congratulate the following Old Boys who were honoured in the recent Queens Birthday Honours list. +Read more

SHORE REPORTS

June 30th, 2016

June edition out... +Read more

3 SHORE BOYS TO COMPETE IN WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

June 30th, 2016

As you may have seen recently in the SWR, three members of the Shore Boat Club, Pasha Bevan, Jackson Kench and Tom Barnes, have been selected to compete in the 2016 World Junior Championships as members of the Australian junior men’s quad... +Read more

ANDREW MOYES FUNERAL SERVICE

July 12th, 2016

The funeral service of Andrew (Andy) Moyes will be held this Friday, 15 July, 10am, in the Shore Chapel.   Andy was appointed to the staff of Shore in 1957 and served for 30 years until his retirement at the end of 1986. +Read more

SHORE WINTER CONCERT

July 22nd, 2016

The Shore community is invited to an evening of choral and instrumental music performed by the School ensembles and the Community Choir at the Winter ‘Te Deum’ Concert. +Read more

SHORE AFL - HISTORY IN THE MAKING

August 11th, 2016

Australian Rules Football posts are in place at Northbridge, for the first time in our history. Shore AFL is hosting Cranbrook, Riverview, Knox, Trinity and Joeys this Saturday in the Independent Schools Comp. +Read more

CENTRAL WEST GOLF DAY AND DINNER

August 15th, 2016

You are warmly invited to the annual Central West Shore Old Boys' Golf Day & Dinner Friday, 23 September, 2016Golf at Duntryleague Golf Club (Woodward Street, Orange) 12pm start (registration from 11am)Cost $50 payable on day... +Read more

2016 VICTORIAN REUNION

August 17th, 2016

Conveners Bill Reynolds (69) and John Bower (69)warmly invite you to the annual Reunion Dinner for Shore Old Boys living in (or visiting) MelbourneThursday, 6 October, 2016 7pm for 7:30pmGuest speaker - Dr Timothy Wright, Headmaster Dr Wright... +Read more

OBU SPORTS DAY & DINNER 2016

August 25th, 2016

60th OBU Sports Day and Dinner Thursday, 13 October, 2016 Manly Golf Club - tee off at 1pm ($88, MGC members FOC) Bowls will be held at Elanora Country Club, cards called at 1pm. +Read more

MERRY CHRISTMAS

December 15th, 2016

Wishing the Old Boy community a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2017. The Alumni Office will be unattended from 16 December until 9 January 2017.  All matters should be emailed and will be followed up after 9 January. +Read more

HSC RESULTS 2016

January 9th, 2017

Shore results were very strong - read full report from the Headmaster here Photo - Sean Hayashi – First in State Music 2, First in State Music Extension with his teacher Mr Andrew... +Read more

MITRE CLUB CHRISTMAS LUNCH 2016

October 17th, 2016

The Mitre Club Christmas Lunch will be held on Tuesday, 6 December, 2016, in the Emery Room, Northbridge from 11:30am. 11:30am - pre lunch drinks on A Ground. +Read more

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM CHAIRMAN OF THE SCHOOL COUNCIL

October 21st, 2016

An important message for the Shore Community from Stephen Williams, Chairman, Shore School Council - click... +Read more

SHORE REPORTS OCTOBER 2016

November 3rd, 2016

Latest edition of Shore Reports out... +Read more

OBU NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS 2017

December 2nd, 2016

Old Boys, partners and family members are invited to a Night at Musicals, Thursday, 30 March. +Read more

ROBERT GRANT NEW BOOK

December 14th, 2016

Former Headmaster Robert Grant AM has recently published a book entitled "AAGPS - Games to Play out" about the formation and development of the Athletic Association of GPS 1892-2017. We are looking at the possibility of a reprint of this book. +Read more

GPS OLD BOYS' UNIONS' COUNCIL PORT MACQUARIE LUNCH

January 19th, 2017

The President of the GPS Old Boys’ Unions’ Council cordially invites you & your wife/partner to our first Port Macquarie Lunch     Saturday 25 February 2017   Rydges Hotel, 1 Hay Street Port... +Read more

SHORE EVENING IN SINGAPORE

January 31st, 2017

Save the Date Shore Community & Boarding information evening - Singapore Friday 24 March 2017 5:30pm The Tanglin Club This will be a wonderful opportunity to hear the Headmaster, Dr Timothy Wright and senior colleagues speak about the vision... +Read more

AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS LIST 2017

February 14th, 2017

Several Old Boys and members of the School Community received honours in the Australia Day Honours list for 2017. The Old Boys’ Union is extremely proud of their achievements and would like to officially acknowledge their success. +Read more

OBU NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS

February 16th, 2017

Old Boys, partners and family members are invited to a Night at Musicals, Thursday, 30 March. +Read more

PERTH/WA GATHERING

February 27th, 2017

Perth/WA Old Boys Friday 31 March This will be a wonderful opportunity to hear the Headmaster, Dr Timothy Wright, speak about the vision of the School as it seeks to become the leading comprehensive school in Australia. +Read more

COACHING OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2017 RUGBY SEASON

March 1st, 2017

There are positions still available for Old Boys to coach Rugby teams at the school this season. The commitment is TWO afternoon trainings each week (3.30pm – 5.00pm) and the Saturday game. +Read more

TAMWORTH & DISTRICT SPORTS DAY & DINNER

March 27th, 2017

Friday 12 May 63rd Annual Sports Day and Dinner Dinner - Balcony Room, Sanctuary Motel (293 Marius Street), 6:30 for 7:15pm Guest - Dr Timothy Wright, Headmaster Guest speaker - Clancy Dunn, the roving Australian ambassador in... +Read more

OPEN CHAPEL SERVICE 2017

March 27th, 2017

Annual Open Chapel Service Sunday 7 May 2017, 9am Speaker: Rev Stuart Holman, Chairman Shore Council All welcome to celebrate the School's birthday. Please join for Morning Tea after the Service. +Read more

QLD GATHERING

April 3rd, 2017

Tony Ritchie (63) Convener invites you to the Shore Old Boys QLD Gathering lunch Wednesday 24 May, 2017, United Services Club. 12noon for 12:30pm. +Read more

SHORE USA EVENT

April 7th, 2017

An event to celebrate Shore’s vibrant community in the USA This will be a wonderful opportunity to hear the Headmaster, Dr Timothy Wright speak about the vision of the School as it seeks to continue to be the leading comprehensive school... +Read more

UK/EU REUNION

May 1st, 2017

The annual UK/EU Group luncheon is confirmed for Saturday, June 3, from 12:00 Midday at the English Restaurant, Spitalfields, London. +Read more

OBU CAREERS EXPO 2017

May 1st, 2017

Over 50 tertiary exhibitors will be present at the Expo for students in Year 10-12 and their parents. Monday 29 May 4-6:30pm. Light refreshments available provided by the OBU. +Read more

OBU ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017

May 10th, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 124th Annual General Meeting of the Shore Old Boys’ Union Inc. will be held in the Colebrook Room at Shore School on Monday 22 May 2017 at 6.15pm. +Read more

SHORE COMMUNITY 7s TOUCH GALA DAY

August 1st, 2016

Saturday, 20 August, 2016 12:30-2:30pm, Northbridge An open invitation to the Shore community (Old Boys, current parents – mums and dads, friends, staff) to join the excitement at this inaugural gala day, supported by the Old Boys’... +Read more