Kadina High School

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Kadina High School
Goonellabah, New South Wales
Coordinates 28°49′04″S 153°20′19″E / 28.8177°S 153.3387°E / -28.8177; 153.3387Coordinates: 28°49′04″S 153°20′19″E / 28.8177°S 153.3387°E / -28.8177; 153.3387
Type Public school, secondary, co-educational
Motto Success with Honour
Established 1976
Principal Ian Davies
Years offered 7 to 12
Number of students 900
Campus Suburban
Colour(s) Bottle green, black and white
Publications Kadina News (fortnightly newsletter)

Kadina High School is a public (or state-run) high school (Years 7-12) in the Lismore suburb of Goonellabah, in Australia. It was established in 1976, but began its teaching in 1977. As of 2012 it has around 915 students and 97 staff

Notable past students[edit]

House system[edit]

Students are divided alphabetically into four house groups. School carnivals in swimming, athletics and cross country are organised on a house basis. There are also sport captains in each sport house that lead the houses into house and school spirit chants and organise house meetings and do various jobs. The houses are:

Bradman (Green) - named after the late Sir Donald Bradman, Australian cricketing legend.

Fraser (Yellow) - named after Australian champion swimmer Dawn Fraser.

Newcombe (Red) - named after Australian former World No. 1 tennis player John Newcombe.

Cuthbert (Blue) - named after Australian athlete and fourfold Olympic champion Betty Cuthbert.

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