Congratulations to all students in Years 7 to 10 listed below who have achieved excellence in a range of special categories in 2015.

The Principal’s Awards

are presented to students who consistently demonstrate the SIDE values of Learning, Excellence, Equity and Care. These students have been selected as demonstrating the strongest commitment to learning and excellence at SIDE.


  • Zachary Crowther

    Zachary Crowther has been a home based student this year, coming from Port Hedland SOTA at the end of 2014. He is to be congratulated on his mature and independent approach to his schooling via a distance mode.

    Zachary is a positive, enthusiastic and productive contributor in Saba across all of his courses and interacts well with his peers, often providing encouragement to them.

    Zachary is capable, organised and self-motivated which has greatly assisted the successes he has had at SIDE. He actively seeks feedback from teachers and will make contact to discuss course content when required.

    His work ethic and excellent attitude have enabled him to work hard to complete all set task work requirements despite a number of occasions, where the internet was unreliable, or the family had to be away for personal reasons. Zachary has always followedwork schedules and demonstrated good time management skills which have also contributed to his many successes this year.

    Jade Hamilton

    Jade is a courteous and conscientious student who displays an excellent attitude towards her school studies. She participates with enthusiasm under challenging circumstances, travelling with her family around Australia. Jade is to be congratulated on her outstanding results and thoroughly deserves this award.

    Austin Jones

    Austin is living in Uganda and, despite the difficulties he experiences with accessing Saba lessons, has made an excellent start to his Secondary SIDE studies. Austin is a conscientious and capable student and has demonstrated outstanding time management skills over the year. His efforts to succeed as an independent learner are to be commended.

    Rouben Kirkwood

    Rouben is a courteous and capable student who has achieved some outstanding results this year. He can be particularly proud of his achievements considering the disruption to his school program experienced by moving schools. Rouben thoroughly deserves this award.

    Antonio Marcus

    Marcus is an able student who has made an excellent start to his secondary education. He has worked consistently and conscientiously to meet assessment deadlines. Marcus has not let his inability to attend Saba sessions ‘live’ limit his academic achievement and is to be commended for working independently.

    Holly Menzes

    Holly has achieved excellent results in 2015 while enrolled in a full time Ballet program. She is an enthusiastic, highly motivated student who always gives her best in every situation. Holly has consistently produced high quality work, coping well with the demanding schedule of school and dance. Holly fully deserves this recognition.

    Chloe Ransom

    Chloe is to be commended for her hard work and determination in all the subjects she has studied in 2015. She is a Geographically Isolated student who has studied eight subjects through SIDE. Overall, she has achieved excellent results and displayed strong independent learning skills. She has remained organised, motivated and engaged throughout the year and has set a good foundation for her future studies. Chloe is fully deserving of this award.


  • Tricia Reyes

    Tricia is an extremely diligent and dedicated student. She has consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to her learning. Tricia actively seeks, and acts upon, feedback from her teachers as she strives for excellence in all of her learning areas. Congratulations, Tricia.

    Sean Beer

    As one of SIDE’s most remotely located students living at Billiluna Station, Kururrungku Community on the Tanami Track in the East Kimberley, Sean has overcome significant challenges of distance to achieve excellent results. Despite unreliable internet access, Sean has worked diligently, independently and with enthusiasm. He is a mature and confident student who, by being fully involved in the SIDE online learning community, has impressed his teachers.

    Hail Arriola

    Hail is an exemplary student who has achieved outstanding results in his studies in 2015. He has proven himself to be highly competent and motivated in all facets of his learning. Hail is a worthy recipient of this award.

    Ruzell Curita

    Ruzell has displayed a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards his learning in 2015. He has consistently produced work of a high standard and has achieved commendable results. Ruzell has been focused, self-motivated and engaged and deserves this recognition of his efforts.

    Crystal Patriana Mildwaters

    Crystal is a committed and organised student, who has shown that she has the ability to balance her educational career with her sporting ambitions. Crystal is currently ranked at number one in the state in Tennis, and has developed an approach to her studies that allows her to succeed in both.


  • Talia Basso Brusa

    Talia is a polite and conscientious student. Her enthusiasm for learning is evident in her contributions to all her classwork, both oral and written. Talia is to be congratulated on this year’s outstanding results and is most deserving of this award.

    Hannah Ivanoff

    Hannah is a conscientious and capable student. She is an independent learner who regularly makes positive contributions in online lessons. Hannah is to be congratulated on her excellent results this semester and thoroughly deserves this award.

    Leah Whitmore

    Leah has worked capably and diligently in all her subjects and has achieved excellent results. She is based at Shark Bay School but has completed all her subjects online through SIDE, demonstrating highly accomplished organisational skills. Leah has been an extremely motivated and disciplined student in 2015 and is thoroughly deserving of this award.

    Charlotte Spraggs

    Charlotte has maintained an excellent standard in 2015. She is diligent, self-motivated, and organised, consistently producing high quality work. Charlotte has juggled school and a full time Ballet program and managed to achieve A grades in all her SIDE subjects. Charlotte is to be commended for her excellent attitude and work ethic.

    Cody Nokola Latkovski

    Cody Nikola is a diligent, highly motivated student who has achieved a high level of success with his SIDE studies this year.

    He has demonstrated strong organisational and time management skills which are crucial to the distance education mode of learning. Cody Nikola is to be commended for his inquisitive mind and enthusiastic, mature approach to his education.


  • Dior Maddalena

    Dior has achieved excellent results in the subjects she has studied at SIDE whilst also engaged in a full-time dance program. She is a highly organised and motivated student and works hard at all times to achieve the best possible outcomes. Her maturity and work ethic will ensure she continues to make excellent progress.

    Lara Fenna

    Lara has achieved excellent results in the eight subjects she has studied with SIDE whilst also engaged in a full-time dance program. She demonstrates a mature approach to her studies and is a high achiever in all areas of her life. Her strong work ethic and commitment to excellence will ensure that she experiences continued success.

    Mika setiaputra

    Mika is a very capable, highly motivated and independent learner who strives to achieve the best results. He is following an ATAR pathway and shows the maturity necessary to undertake such a strong maths science academic course. He is deserving of recognition of the effort and time he has dedicated to his academic pursuits.


Excellence Awards

are presented to students who have performed at the highest level across several subjects in their schooling. Their level of excellence is reflected in their attitude, attendance and performance at SIDE.


  • Jamine Henry

    Jasmine has achieved outstanding results at SIDE in 2015 while being involved in a full time Ballet program. She is a dedicated student who always displays a positive attitude towards her learning. She has displayed a mature and enthusiastic approach to her studies and has coped well with the rigorous demands of combining school with dance. She has stayed on schedule and produced high quality work. Jasmine is a worthy recipient of this award


  • Tabitha Wachter

    Tabitha has performed at an exceptional standard in 2015. She has studied six subjects, gaining an A grade in each, while attending a full time Ballet school. She has demonstrated self-motivation, industriousness and meticulous organisation. She is dedicated to her school work and her extra-curricular pursuits, making her an exemplary model for her peers. Tabitha’s stellar performance makes her a worthy winner of this award.


  • Lucy Kotzas

    Lucy has achieved outstanding results in all her subjects across the year. She is a diligent, independent learner who consistently demonstrates initiative, intelligence, persistence and pride in every aspect of her schoolwork. Lucy adheres to her SIDE Work Completion Calendar and initiates contact with teachers when required.She also provides extremely thoughtful contributions in her online classes and thus adds value to the whole school community. Lucy is to be commended for her outstanding efforts and well-deserved achievement.


  • Laticia-Anne Lowe

    Laticia-Anne is to be commended on her commitment to her Year 10 study program in 2015. Her teachers all agree that she is an enthusiastic, self-motivated and independent learner who has achieved excellent results in all her subjects. Laticia-Anne should be congratulated on her consistent participation in Saba lessons, her completion of all process work within her Moodle courses and her high standard of completed assessment tasks. Her positive and respectful engagement with teachers and other students in lessons is also to be highly commended.

Endeavour Awards

are presented to students who perform to the best of their capability in their schooling. These students are recognised for their persistence and positive attitude in overcoming difficulties.


  • Layla Dodd

    Layla Dodd has shown diligence in completing all her work in her online Mathematics course. She has worked extremely hard and devised her own cognitive strategies which have enabled her to solve problems. She is to be congratulated for her outstanding efforts.


  • Jordan Baugh-Kuhne

    Jordan Baugh-Kuhne has made a significant progress in adapting to change. Her ongoing endurance to complete all tasks in the various online platforms is to be commended. She has demonstrated outstanding writing skills in producing narrative pieces in her English course.


  • Isaac McNab

    Isaac McNab has shown great enthusiasm in acquiring further computer skills to enhance his online learning program. His confidence has developed and he engages in all his online courses. He has shown commitment to his learning by engaging in his lessons and completing tasks to the best of his ability in a range of subjects. He is to be congratulated on his outstanding efforts.

The Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Award

recognises a student who demonstrates leadership and teamwork within both the school and the broader local community. The student also demonstrates strong values that are integral to Australian society such as respect for others and doing your best.

Year 10 - Laticia-Anne Lowe
Laticia-Anne Lowe is an exceptional individual who this year won our school’s Year 10 ADF Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Award. This award recognises Laticia’s energy and integrity in her chosen studies and her excellent achievements. It is no surprise that Laticia has won this accolade.Across all her subject reports, there are similar themes of demonstrated enthusiasm, excellent school performance, positive contributions to learning, a strong work ethic, high level analytical skills and creativity. Laticia is also an excellent role model for her broader community where she participates in youth activities. Her teachers have all commented on her highly developed independent learning skills and self-motivation. In addition to this she has consistently produced high quality assessment submissions while also positively contributing to class discussion and engagement with her fellow peers.


Student Services Awards

are presented to students who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to education in a distance mode. They are recognised by the Student Services team for their organisation and participation skills in this mode of learning.


  • Zachary Crowther

    Zachary Crowther has been a home based student this year, coming from Port Hedland SOTA at the end of 2014. He is to be congratulated on his mature and independent approach to his schooling via a distance mode.

    Zachary is a positive, enthusiastic and productive contributor to Saba across all of his courses and interacts well with his peers, often providing them with encouragement.

    Zachary is capable, organised and self-motivated, which has greatly assisted the successes he has had at SIDE. He actively seeks feedback from teachers and will make contact to discuss course content when required.

    His work ethic and excellent attitude have enabled him to complete all set task work requirements despite a number of occasions where the internet was unreliable, or the family had to be away for personal reasons. Zachary has always followedwork schedules and demonstrated good time management skills which have also contributed to his many successes this year.


  • Dixie Lynch

    Dixie has overcome a number of hurdles to make a successful transition to both secondary school, and to studying in the distance mode. Dixie is enthusiastic, hardworking and committed to her studies and this is clearly shown in her results. Her teachers have noted her perseverance in overcoming difficulties, her active participation in Saba and her wit! She has been a delight to teach.

    Sean Beer

    As one of SIDE’s remotest students living at Billiluna Station, Kururrungku Community on the Tanami Track in the East Kimberley, Sean has overcome significant challenges with distance to achieve excellent results. Despite unreliable internet access, Sean has worked diligently, independently and with enthusiasm. He is a mature and confident student who has impressed his teachers by being fully involved in the SIDE online learning community.

    Sally-Anne Bailey

    Sally-Anne has lived on a station in the Pilbara for most of the year. Technical difficulties and other circumstances have presented challenges for Sally-Anne. Despite this she has made a splendid effort to submit work, and is to be commended for her tenacity and good humour. Sally-Anne maintains excellent contact with her teachers and it is always fascinating to hear about her extremely busy and interesting life. She is mature, independent and responsible. Sally-Anne perseveres with her studies, is proactive in seeking help when needed, and makes the best use possible of her schooling at SIDE.


  • Nicholas McQueeney

    Nicholas is to be congratulated on his fantastic efforts with his SIDE studies in 2015. He sets a positive example to other students, regularly logging in to his online lessons in some unique environments. Nicholas is a conscientious student who is to be commended for his efforts, achieving particularly pleasing results whilst studying under challenging circumstances, travelling around Australia with his family.


  • Lara Fenna

    Lara has an admirable work ethic and the ability to reflect on her performance and make improvements. She has studied eight subjects with SIDE while engaged in a full-time dance program. Her teachers describe her as imaginative, innovative, resourceful and diligent. Lara is a mature, intelligent, independent student and committed to achieving excellent results in all areas of her life. She has the potential to succeed in whatever area she chooses.

The Clarence Eakins Award

is presented to a year 10 student in the form of a scholarship for their Year 11 studies. The award recognises the work of Clarence Eakins who established the Correspondence School, which later became SIDE, in 1918 and became its first Headmaster.

Year 10 - Daniel Downey
Daniel is an elite tennis player who has been studying with SIDE for the past two years. He has proven to be a very capable student who has adapted to the distance learning program by demonstrating strong organisational and communication skills.
Daniel displays a keen desire to perform to a high level in his academic pursuits and is a worthy recipient of the Clarence Eakins award.


Year 7

The Arts

Visual Arts

Media Arts

 

Jade Hamilton

Dylan Storer

English
Jasmine Henry
Health and Physical Education
Zachary Crowther, Chloe Ransom
Languages

French

Indonesian

Italian

 

Yazmin Verhage

Kaelyn Pathick

Anna Luiza Cheib

Mathematics
Adele Nicholl
Science
Jasmine Henry
Humanities and Social Sciences
Jasmine Henry
Technology and Enterprise

Design and Technology

 

Zachary Crowther

Year 8

The Arts

Visual Arts

 

Sally-Anne Bailey

English
Crystal Patriana Mildwaters, Tabitha Wachter
Health and Physical Education
Crystal Patriana Mildwaters
Languages

French

Indonesian

Italian

Japanese

 

Tabitha Wachter

Hail Arriola

Meda Gocz

Sebastian Cosentino

Mathematics
Hannah Husbands
Science
Tabitha Wachter
Humanities and Social Sciences
Tabitha Wachter
Technology and Enterprise

Design and Technology

Home Economics

Digital Technologies

 

Hail Arriola

Dixie Lynch

Tianna Galvin

Year 9

The Arts

Visual Arts

 

Jada Narkle

English
Lucy Kotzas
Health and Physical Education
Nicholas McQueeney, Talia Basso-Brusa
Languages

French

Indonesian

Italian

Japanese

 

Jordan Bacon

Nicholas McQueeney

Taneesha Jackson

Bohemia Crawford

Mathematics
Leah Whitmore
Science
Charlotte Spraggs
Humanities and Social Sciences
Lucy Kotzas
Technology and Enterprise

Digital Photography

Digital Technologies

Electronics

Home Economics - Foods

Technical Graphics

Wood Design

 

Sethen Sheehan-Lee

Nicholas McQueeney

Leah Whitmore

Hannah Ivanoff

Cody Nikola Latkovski

Talia Basso Brusa

Year 10

The Arts

Visual Arts

 

Laveda-Cheri Chan

Career Development

Work Studies

 

Laticia-Anne Lowe

English
Laticia- Anne Lowe
Health and Physial Education
Paige Smith, Cody Basso Brusa
Languages

French

Indonesian

Italian

Japanese

 

Ronya Ramrath

Laticia-Anne Lowe

Jake Tepass

Molly Grey

Mathematics
Mikael Setiaputra
Science
Laticia-Anne Lowe
Humanities and Social Sciences
Laticia-Anne Lowe
Technology and Enterprise

Digital Photography

Digital Technologies

Home Economics

Technical Graphics

 

Paige Smith

Mikael Setiaputra

Sophia Clipperton

Natasha Bowron

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