Or next door at least.
Sydney Girls High School will be closed for cleaning on Monday. It follows a student testing positive to COVID-19. A spokesperson for the Department of Education said the school was working closely with NSW Health to establish close contacts.
“All staff and students are asked to self-isolate while contact tracing occurs,” the spokesperson said.
They are close. I am keeping an eye on developments.
Some wag from the OBU has posted on Facebook — and yes, you do have to have been there to get it perhaps.
I have been lately posting a lot about the old place — my being an Old Boy and former staff member. But it really is down to YouTube whose algorithm keeps delivering fresh goodies, and then to Facebook where several generations of ex-students and staff members hang out, sometimes getting into the comment sections.
One relevant example is Facebook — more Sydney High chats and memories. There I posted from the school magazine (The Record) for 2017 this extract:
This is a degree of acceptance that I hoped for but did not necessarily expect when in the early 2000s as a member of the school Welfare Committee (kudos, Jenni May) I put this on my then school website:
So let’s look more closely at that class of 2017. Fortunately they have spoken for themselves — first a meeting where 2017 prefects address the class of 2018.
Then at their farewell. (I have been to a few of those.)