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01 Jun 2016
Year 9 students attended a series of inspirational talks and participated in energising group activities at yLead's Altitude Day. The girls gained advice on making good choices, building confidence and becoming active and inspirational leaders.
The annual one-day event featured guest speakers who addressed the philosophy that 'leadership is any action that makes the world we touch a better place'. Students listened to:
Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett, 2016 Australians of the Year and founders of Orange Sky Laundry (Brisbane)
Daniel Flynn, Cofounder Thankyou Group (Melbourne)
Barnaby Howath – Former AFL player and stroke survivor
yLead supports Australian Schools by creating learning experiences that empower young people to make a positive difference.
Wenona enjoyed an incredible day of interdisciplinary learning on Thursday, with students using their ‘big picture thinking’ to make the most of STEM Day 2019.
On Tuesday, our Year 8 History students stepped back in time 953 years, to re-enact the Battle of Hastings between King Harold of England and William, Duke of Normandy.
Most of us have had the pleasure of playing Putt-Putt (or mini golf), but unlike our Year 7 Science students, not many of us have designed an actual course.