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24 Jun 2016
Wenonians young and old came together for Foundation Day to mark a special milestone: 130 years.
Wenona alumna Ms Kate Burleigh (1986), Managing Director at Intel Australia and New Zealand, gave this year's Foundation Day speech. She reflected on her experience as a student, and a mother in the Wenona community. Kate encouraged students not to focus on what Wenona can do for them, but how they can allow their experience at Wenona to enhance who they are as a person.
In a Foundation Day tradition, Wenona's youngest student Grace Walker-Barker cut the cake with Ms Burleigh. The School celebrated its birthday, and commitment to girls education, with cupcakes, singing and partying.
This week our Year 9 students took part in a ‘speed-dating’ style career workshop with recent Wenona alumnae as part of the Year 9 Careers Day ‘Anticipating the Skills of the Future’.
Our Year 9 students have acquired a deeper global awareness and understanding of other cultures through our Urban Journeys program.
It was the day that our current Woodstock students have all been waiting for: welcoming the new girls who are starting at Woodstock next year for a very special playdate.