Karabar High School

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Karabar High School
Karabar High School's Logo (Also known as the K-Man)
Life is for living/Quality education - Quality future
Location
Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 35°21′55″S 149°13′30″E / 35.36528°S 149.22500°E / -35.36528; 149.22500Coordinates: 35°21′55″S 149°13′30″E / 35.36528°S 149.22500°E / -35.36528; 149.22500
Information
School type Public Partially Selective Coeducational Secondary School
Principal Paul Kells (BA, DipED, BEd, MEd (EdAdmin))
Grades 7-12
Enrolment 1121 (2012?[1])
Campus type Suburban
Colour(s) Blue for juniors (years 7-10), white for seniors (years 11-12)
Website

Karabar High School is a high school in Karabar, New South Wales, Australia. Since 2010, it has been a partially selective high school, with a selective class being run with each subsequent year group beginning at the school.

Karabar High School currently has around 900 students attending, with a further 100 or so enrolled via Distance Education. The school has had a recent boost in popularity, with the on-campus student population growing by around 100 people each year.

Marching Band[edit]

Sections of karabar High School's website concerning the marching band reads:

"Over the years the band has performed in Queanbeyan and Canberra. The first performances were at Anzac Day and the Highland Gathering in 1991. Since then they have performed in Queanbeyan and Canberra Festivals, numerous sporting events such as Canberra Raiders, Queanbeyan Tigers and North Melbourne matches, local netball march pasts, Masters Games, polo cross and many school and community events such as Floriade, the Uniting Church Fete, the Burra Fair and the Canberra Show."

"The band has also taken great pride in representing Karabar High School and the city of Queanbeyan throughout Australia and overseas. It has taken part in the Mattara Festival in Newcastle, and has performed in Brisbane, at the Royal Easter Show, Darling Harbour, at Southern Showcase in Wollongong, School's Spectacular, Musswellbrook Spring Fair and the Eden Whale Festival to name a few."

"The Band has toured overseas on six occasions, to Canada in 1995 and 2004, the USA in 1998, 2002, 2006/7 and again in 2008/9."

"In January 2009 the band undertook an amazing performance and workshop tour to Orlando Florida, Washington DC and New York." [2]

Digital Education Revolution[edit]

As of 2014, students from years 10 - 12 have each been assigned a Lenovo laptop. Until the completion of year 12 (with the exception of year 10), these notebooks remain the property of the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities.

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