Epping Boys High School
Epping Boys High School is a government high school located at Marsfield, New South Wales, Australia, which was established in 1957. The current relieving principal is Jessica Schadel.
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As well as high achievements in the creative and performing arts, the school has a strong sporting and academic record. The school has been placed on the Centre of Excellence program.
In the 2016/17 cricket season, Epping Boys High School won both the Challenge Cup and Allan Davidson Shield, defeating Figtree High and Endeavour Sports High respectively.
The school traditionally uses green and gold in its logo and student uniforms. The school tie for junior year students consists of gold stripes on green with white stripes and school logo, while for senior year students consists of gold school logo printed on a pure green background.
The school has four houses, which are based upon prominent figures of Eastwood, Epping, Marsfield and Ryde during the 19th Century. Pupils competing in sport, academic and other various events earn points for their houses. At the end of the year, the house with the most points win the house cup. The houses are:
- Darvall (red)
- Harris (yellow)
- Midson (blue)
- Terry (green)
- John Abernethy – NSW State Coroner (2000–2007)
- Mark Anderson AM - services to secondary education in NSW
- Adam Biddle – former Sydney FC football player
- Mark Calder - Anglican Bishop of Bathurst
- John Cartmill – Professor of Surgery at Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University
- Ed Craig - U20 Australian Rugby Union player in the 2016 U-20 Rugby World Cup in Manchester, England 
- Iva Davies – musician, lead singer of Icehouse
- Stuart Dickinson – former rugby referee, most capped Australian referee at international level
- Michael Ebeid – chief executive of SBS 2011-2018
- Sam Gallagher – U20 Socceroos player in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup
- Brendan Kerry – figure skater
- Kevin Kim – member/lead vocal of South Korean boy band ZE:A
- Paul Murray – Sky News Australia presenter
- Jack Newton – professional golfer
- Brett Papworth – Wallaby
- Ezio Rizzardo, awarded the 2011 Prime Minister's Prize for Science
- Geoffrey Robertson – QC and Rhodes Scholar (1970)
- Craig Shipley – baseball player, second Australian to play Major League Baseball
- Jordan Simpson – BSC Young Boys football player
- Tyler Simpson – former Queensland Roar and Perth Glory football player
- Ryan Teague - F.C. Famalicão football player - U17 Joeyroos Captain
- Alex Wilkinson – Footballer for Sydney FC and the Socceroos
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