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25 May 2016
Junior School girls joined over 500,000 children across Australia for National Simultaneous Storytime on Wednesday 25 May, 2016. Ms Roslyn Mahony, Head of Junior School, read Hattie Helps Out by Jane Godwin and Davina Bell to Years Kindergarten to 4 in The Independent Theatre.
National Simultaneous Storytime promotes the value of reading and literacy. The annual campaign, now in its 16th year, celebrates the value and fun of books and encourages storytime activities. Held by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), National Simultaneous Storytime addresses key learning areas of the National Curriculum.
Senior Constable Natalie Maher – also a Wenona Alumna – visited at Hooke House Tuesday
Wenona’s success in Science, technology, Engineering and mathematics (STEM) has continued with Year 5 students placing second in the Engineering Challenge of the da Vinci Decathlon.
Wenona students brought classroom insights and teamwork skills to their successful debates in this years' Independent Schools’ Debating Association competition.