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Celebrating our Women of Spirit

Celebrating our Women of Spirit

1 Apr 2021

In what was a joyous occasion, the Wenona Alumnae Association held the 11th Women of Spirit Breakfast at Luna Park last Friday, with Professor Jane McAdam (1992PY) as guest speaker.

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Year 9 ‘entrenched’ in WW1

Year 9 ‘entrenched’ in WW1

1 Apr 2021

As our Year 9 History students discovered last week, life in the trenches during World War 1 was a nightmarish test of human endurance as soldiers battled death in appalling conditions.

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Year 6 slow down fast fashion

Year 6 slow down fast fashion

1 Apr 2021

As part of their latest Unit of Inquiry, Year 6 have been exploring the negative impacts of fast fashion, researching how the industry can move towards a more sustainable, ethical future.

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And the ‘Woscar’ goes to…

And the ‘Woscar’ goes to…

1 Apr 2021

The House Drama Competition is a perennial favourite of the first term at Wenona. This year, in lieu of live performances in the Big Gym, we’ve introduced the inaugural Wenona House Drama Short Film F ...

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Roll on Year 9 PASS

Roll on Year 9 PASS

25 Mar 2021

Lawn bowls has a reputation for being a genteel sport, generally played by older people clad in white. However, as our Year 9 PASS students demonstrated, lawn bowls is how the youth of today roll!

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Year 5 pitch to NASA

Year 5 pitch to NASA

25 Mar 2021

When Year 5 received a letter from NASA this week, informing them that a planet would be eliminated from the Solar System, they had to mount a persuasive argument to protect their chosen planet!

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Blog: Shout out to the Cohort

Blog: Shout out to the Cohort

25 Mar 2021

At Assembly this week, Jes, one of the Wenona Service and Community Captains for 2020/2021, gave a rap about the importance of a cohort in making the Wenona experience extraordinary.

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It’s All About Me

It’s All About Me

18 Mar 2021

Last week, Kindergarten were VERY excited to present their ‘All about me’ bags to the rest of their peers in Woodstock. But the most exciting bit? When Dr Scott came to visit and told them all about h ...

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Blog: My everyday hero

Blog: My everyday hero

18 Mar 2021

Often it is the day-to-day heroes in our lives that inspire us. As Molly (Year 12) explained in our Principal’s Assembly this week, sometimes we don’t appreciate their legacy at the time.

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Psychology: Olympics Unleashed

Psychology: Olympics Unleashed

18 Mar 2021

What does it take to be an Olympian? As former Olympic rower, Tom Laurich told our Year 10 Psychology students on Friday, it takes years of training and determination with no guarantees!

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Being Fashion Forward

Being Fashion Forward

11 Mar 2021

If creativity is important to you, the fashion industry may be a great career option. So said three of our alumnae, when they spoke to students about their careers in fashion at our latest Twilights I ...

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A street-level view of Sydney

A street-level view of Sydney

11 Mar 2021

Our Year 10 Geography students visited Chippendale and Newtown last week to see if urban policy and development has helped to shape these areas in more human-centric ways.

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IWD: We choose to challenge

IWD: We choose to challenge

11 Mar 2021

To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) this week, students found different ways to ‘Choose to challenge’, including an IWD lunch with Grace Tame, speaking at Assembly and selling IWD ribbons.

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Reading the Menu at the Genre Café

Reading the Menu at the Genre Café

4 Mar 2021

Fancy flowers. Tablecloths. A menu to serve all tastes. And a highly knowledgeable Maître d' (Librarian Teacher Ms Porter). What’s not to love about the Junior School’s Genre Café!

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Meeting The Happiest Man on Earth

Meeting The Happiest Man on Earth

4 Mar 2021

For Year 10, meeting Holocaust survivor Eddie Jaku at the Sydney Jewish Museum this week was inspirational. Despite the horrors of Auschwitz, he told them he’s the happiest man on Earth.

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