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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.
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 has been wonderful to see students from across the School excel at public speaking ...