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02 Jun 2016
Year 9 students attended 'Stand Tall', an annual event that motivates young Australians to make positive life choices. The event inspires young people to 'stand tall' against negative pressures, with the vision to "show Gen Z a future and a hope".
The fifth 'Stand Tall' event featured a range of guest speakers who addressed critical issues confronting today's high school students. Speakers included:
Among the 30 Wenona students who attended, Charlotte Collier and Molly Dickson said they were fortunate to have the chance to listen and be inspired. "The stories from each of the speakers were enlightening and encouraging and touched us all in different ways, but the message was the same; stand tall, be confident and proud of yourself" said Charlotte.
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.
From author talks, to cartooning workshops, to writing competitions, to book character parades, our talented librarians organised lots of fun and inspiring activities this week for book lovers of all ...