Let’s get Social

The OHA love seeing what our members are up to on Socials and find it’s the perfect platform to Stay Connected.

Do you like singing? If yes, please join our Haileybury Community Choir singing at the Carols on Thursday 8 December from 7.00 – 8.00pm. This year it is being held at St Paul's Cathedral. Parents, grandparents, staff, Old Haileyburians are all welcome.
Please contact Rob Latham robert.latham@haileybury.vic.edu.au or Brad Loy President Haileybury Choral Society choral.society@haileybury.vic.edu.au to find out more or to join.
To be involved, you will need to be able to attend a rehearsal at Keysborough on Monday 5 December and be at the Cathedral from 5.45pm on 8 December.
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Come along for the ultimate chocolate lovers dream tour on Saturday 22 October 2022 at 2.15pm. This event is exclusive to Old Haileyburians. Join your chocoholic tour guide as you visit four chocolate shops around the city, enjoy a delicious hot chocolate and 6 chocolate tastings along the way!
Book now at the subsidised price. Please visit our events page https://bit.ly/OHA-CHOCOLATE for more information.
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Brendan Haar (OH 2002) is General Manager at Haars Nursery, an innovative wholesale family plant business located in Somerville. Brendan’s brothers, Jordan (OH 2008) and Matthew (OH 2004) are also heavily involved.
 
As one of Australia’s largest wholesale plant producers, Haars supplies Australian majors retailers such as Bunnings and growers with quality flowering indoor and outdoor plants, an extensive range of herbs and vegetables, indoor house plants, hanging baskets and shrubs for garden landscapes. Haars has over 200 employees which keeps Brendan very busy! 
 
Prior to the past 10-12 years running Haars, Brendan spent a great deal of time overseas working in a consulting company in the UK as well as enjoying some time in Germany. He also qualified as a lawyer in the UK and then had to requalify again in Australia which all up took about 10 years and a lot of patience!
 
On a personal note, Brendan is married to Emily and they live in Mt Eliza, after a much needed sea change from Windsor largely as a result of COVID-19. He continues to enjoy all things sports, particularly tennis and golf, and hopes to obtain an official handicap soon 😊.
 
Brendan had a great time at Haileybury! His best man and his best friend, Michael Shaw, was one of his classmates. He is excited about reconnecting with the Class of 2002 20-Year at their reunion on October 21. See you there Brendan!
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Graduate Jackson Peele (OHA 2014) is presenting his new Australian Comedy musical ‘The Beep Test’ on 18 - 22 October with Theatreworks as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival. The show is a comedic, fast-paced, over the top musical that dives into the drama and chaos that was school Beep Tests. The musical follows four determined students and one far too enthusiastic PE Teacher of class 7C, as they compete for the number one place whatever the cost!
 
Jackson is a graduate of WAAPA (Music Theatre) and acclaimed local musical theatre performer and writer. This is the fourth musical he has written with writing partner Conor Neylon after a sell out season of their musical ‘The House On Fire at the Edge of the World,’ at Theatreworks in 2021. ‘The Beep Test’ has previously won the Julie Michael Cabaret Award and been nominated for The Martin Sims Award. During his time at Haileybury, Jackson was Drama Captain and heavily involved in school productions and performances. He would love to see as many members of the Haileybury community in the crowd. The show is for ages 12+, a ridiculously good time and selling fast!
 
Ticketing information as well further resources on the show can be found on the following linktree: https://linktr.ee/thebeeptestmusical
Or at the fringe website: https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/the-beep-test-by-neylon-peele/
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TUTOR DIRECTORY: Calling all alumni interested in joining the OHA Tutor Directory. 
Haileybury families are often seeking tutors within the school community. If you are interested in the Tutor program and would like your details added to our directory, simply visit https://oha.org.au/programs-services/#tutoring and fill out the form. If you would like more information before joining, reach out to our team via socials or email stayconnected@haileybury.vic.edu.au.
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Saranya Natarajan Thirumalai Nambi (OH 2017) is in her final year of studying Medicine at Monash University, which is a deviation from her younger self who had aspirations of becoming a vet or astronaut!

Saranya is keeping her mind open about which direction her medical career will take, but currently has interests in obstetrics & gynaecology, psychiatry and intensive care. She recently experienced her first rural placement in Bendigo which she thoroughly enjoyed. In what spare time she has, Saranya loves learning Bharathanatyam (Indian classical dancing) which derived from her love of Hip Hop at Haileybury, Japanese, and experiencing new foods and destinations.

Saranya is excited about reconnecting with her Class of 2017 at the upcoming 5-Year reunion in November. See you there Saranya!
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Let's talk! The OHA’s major sponsor Mercedes-Benz Berwick is all ears.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY ALERT! We are excited to announce additional job opportunities that have been made available to our alumni to work at the Haileybury City Campus. 

Do you wish to be on their Casual List to work with Haileybury's wonderful young people? The City Campus are seeking to develop a pool of casual staff to call on for the following roles; ELC Educator (Casual), Tutor Support Officer (Casual) and Library and Admin Assistance. 

All of these positions would require a current employer working with children check. Visit https://bit.ly/OHA-Jobs for full details and to apply.
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Join us at the Canberra Chapter Reunion on Thursday 6 October 2022 at 6.00pm. We look forward to hosting you and your fellow alumni at Pialligo Estate for a relaxed and delicious 3 course meal! 
Enjoy three courses with signature dishes selected by the chef and created from seasonal produce.
Bookings essential, please visit our events page https://bit.ly/OHA-CCE for more information.
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Book your tickets to the Old Haileybury Amateur Football Club for the 2017-2019 Football Premiership Reunion!
Join your team mates on Thursday 22 September at 7.00pm for dinner and drinks.
Bookings essential, please visit our events page https://bit.ly/OHA-FPR for more information.
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Congratulations to Amy Lawton (OHA 2019) who has been nominated as the Federation of International Hockey (FIH) for the Rising Star of the Year. This is an award for the best player in international hockey under the age of 21.
Let’s support Amy for her wonderful achievement and vote for her at https://bit.ly/OHA-FIH - Every vote counts!
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Matthew Pieris (OH 2000) graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Marketing and Management, starting his career at PwC in International Tax and M&A. It was here he also completed his Chartered Accounting qualifications.

Matt was head hunted by ANZ, who were one of his clients, and together with his wife Diana transferred to Singapore for 2 years to work on ANZ's acquisition of RBS in Asia. Matt has now been with the ANZ for 13 years across various Tax & Finance roles and has recently moved into the Digital Portfolio who have responsibility for the App, Internet Banking and Banker Systems.

Matt and Diana have two beautiful daughters, 11 year old Chloe who is in Grade 5 at Haileybury Castlefield, and Phoebe who is 7 years old and will join her big sister at Castlefield in the years to come. Obi, the gorgeous Cavoodle, completes their family. Matt is passionate about mental health, fitness & nutrition and trains 5 days a week in a CrossFit box. Matt is also working on his golf game and is lucky to call Cheltenham home, surrounded by lots of awesome sandbelt courses.

We can’t wait to see you Matt at your Class of 2000 belated 20-Year Reunion on October 21. Thanks for staying connected!
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Congratulations to OHA Vice President James Kemper (2012) who has been accepted into the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ specialty training program. 
A stunning achievement. 
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Your Grand Final Day is sorted thanks to an exclusive offering by The George on Collins for members of the Haileybury community. The George are offering a four hour beverage package, roaming food, food stations and live entertainment on the day for $150pp. Haileybury contacts receive a discount of $25pp when you use the promo code: GRANDFINAL25 when booking.
Don’t miss out on the one of the best days on the Australian sporting calendar!
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Looking for something to do on AFL Grand Final morning? The Old Haileybury Amateur Football Club Grand Final breakfast is back featuring an unbelievable morning of comedy and entertainment. 
Lock in your seat or get a table together to make sure you don't miss out. Tickets are $175PH or $1,650 for a table of 10 - https://bit.ly/OHA-Breakfast
The morning also features a silent auction where some of the items available are listed here - https://bit.ly/OH-GalaBid
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