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Crowd-pleasing Spring Fair

Crowd-pleasing Spring Fair

22 Sep 2017

A huge turn-out and top attractions made the biennial Wenona Spring Fair a happy and happening event.

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Champion athletes of all ages

Champion athletes of all ages

22 Sep 2017

Results for the top three places for Senior CIS Athletics Championships at Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday are through - including places won by Mia in Year 9, and Sophie and Brooke in Year 11. Resul ...

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Police perspective

Police perspective

21 Sep 2017

Preliminary Legal Studies students enjoyed real-life stories about criminal law and the challenges and rewards of policing when Detective Senior Constable Darren Cairns, North Shore Police School Liai ...

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Hearing it from the source

Hearing it from the source

19 Sep 2017

Having discussed the theories of economics for a couple of years, two Year 12 Economics classes were very impressed to hear how these principles are applied from an insider: an RBA analyst who visited ...

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Don’t argue with Year 9

Don’t argue with Year 9

18 Sep 2017

After winning half-a-dozen consecutive rounds in the Schools Debating Network competition, our Year 9 SDN debaters bypassed the semi-finals and went straight through to the finals - which they won ag ...

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When Woodstock met NASA

When Woodstock met NASA

15 Sep 2017

Before Mrs Cavaglia became the mum of a Wenona student, she was a NASA scientist who worked on the Space Shuttle launch. This week she dropped in to Woodstock to tell K-2 girls about the science of sp ...

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You always wanted to know

You always wanted to know

14 Sep 2017

Scientifically answering a question about something you’ve always wanted to know - but are not allowed to Google - was the challenge for Year 9 students who competed in a Science Showcase this week.

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Survivors tell their stories

Survivors tell their stories

14 Sep 2017

Meeting people who experienced the Shoah (Holocaust) and hearing stories of survival and about the challenges of memorialisation and preserving genocide histories were somber highlights of Year 10’s v ...

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The choices that make us

The choices that make us

13 Sep 2017

The power to choose how to react to anything - even tragedy - and the power of love, were the take-out messages from the extraordinary Dr Gill Hicks MBE, survivor of the 2005 London Underground bombin ...

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Think tank by Year 9

Think tank by Year 9

8 Sep 2017

Hard questions were asked - Shark Tank-style - when Year 9 presented their proposals to alleviate problems experienced by homeless people.

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Great minds

Great minds

8 Sep 2017

Creative problem-solvers from Years 4 to 9 competed at last weekend’s Regional Tournament of Minds at Roseville College. Wenona’s four teams had a great day presenting their solutions to highly comple ...

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Accentuate the negative

Accentuate the negative

8 Sep 2017

Once again, Year 9 Archdale Debating team argued in the negative, and once again they won. It was the grand final versus MLC last Tuesday and Wenona’s Year 9 team – Natalie, Lulu, Chiara, and Hayden - ...

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They paved paradise …

They paved paradise …

8 Sep 2017

An impromptu version of Joni Mitchell’s lyric, “you don’t know what you got till it’s gone”, was sung by Wenona girls at St Leonards Park on Thursday in peaceful protest against the impact of the Nort ...

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Girls’ alternative powers

Girls’ alternative powers

6 Sep 2017

Eight solar and battery-run model cars built by 14 girls in Years 7-10, took part in the Solar Sprint Challenge, part of the University of New South Wales’ open day last weekend.

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Taking both track and field

Taking both track and field

1 Sep 2017

They have been training since the beginning of term on both Wednesday and Friday mornings. And it certainly paid off for twenty-three Wenona athletes from Years 3 to 6 who competed in 49 events at the ...

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