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  • A Chinese Fairytale - Mandarin has a reputation as one of the hardest languages to learn, but students from Mr Mikklesen’s Year 10 Chinese class made it look effortless this week, with their entertaining adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood.
  • A Present for the Future - As work on the new STEM Centre and Sporting Facility continues apace, our Kindergarten and Year 2 students have been busy creating time capsules; a magical way of taking a slice of their present life at Wenona and preserving it for the future.
  • A Spectacular STEM Showcase - This week Years 5 and 6 had a chance to demonstrate their critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to teachers, peers and parents as part of their Spectacular STEM Showcase.
  • A Visual Feast: Visual Arts Exhibition - Take a sneak peak at our Visual Arts Exhibition!
  • A Whole New Ball Game - “Creative’, ‘inspiring’, ‘exciting’ and ‘fantastic’ were just some of the words our Year 5 girls used to describe their latest STEM challenge.
  • All the classroom’s a stage - From the carefully crafted world of William Shakespeare to the unplanned and unscripted world of Theatresports, it’s been a ‘drama-filled’ week at Wenona.
  • Biv, rat packs and hutchies - Wenona Cadets may have been a bit anxious as to what to expect from their first time on a Cadet Bivouac, but this was quickly dispelled when they arrived at Singleton Army range during the last week of Term 3 and were taken off to their respective Coy (company).
  • Camaraderie at its best: Interhouse Netball Competition - House identity and spirit is very strong at Wenona, and this was highlighted at our Interhouse Netball Competition this week.
  • Celebrating Sport - Sport is an important part of life at Wenona. This week, we celebrated the diversity of sporting achievements, passions and interests across the School.
  • Celebrating World Teachers’ Day 2017 - Today at Wenona, we celebrated World Teachers’ Day, recognising our talented and dedicated staff for the significant contribution they make both in and out of the classroom.
  • Child Psychology in action - Wenona’s Year 9 Psychology class are currently studying Child Psychology, and in particular the theories of Jean Piaget.
  • Communicating with confidence - It has been wonderful to see students from across the School excel at public speaking ...
  • Handy hydraulics - Lucy Row, Year 4, has recently been awarded 1st prize (judged) and the Crowd Favourite Prize for the Intermediate Category of the Robogals Science Challenge 2017.
  • Hats off to Akubra - The Akubra has been an icon of the Australian outback since the 1870s, so our Year 11 Business Studies students were thrilled to travel to Akubra’s manufacturing plant in Kempsey last week to learn first-hand about the operation management side of this 100% Australian-owned business.
  • Junior School Music Awards - What a wonderful evening of performances from the 12 finalists in our Junior School Music Awards, as well as Petite Voices and last year's co-winners, Georgia Taplin and Lauren Porter.
  • Making a difference - At the heart of Wenona lies a commitment to service, which came shining through in our students’ Service Learning in the Community presentations this week.
  • My Ideal Bookshelf - If you could choose just one book for your ideal bookshelf, what would it be, and why? It is a question that has absorbed students in Years 3 to 6 during Library studies this term.
  • Seeing the world with new eyes - Our Year 9 students have acquired a deeper global awareness and understanding of other cultures through our Urban Journeys program.
  • Speed-dating Alumnae - 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’.
  • STEM Students at Sea - While Elon Musk’s Tesla is working on the technology for its electric cars, our Year 9 STEM students have spent the past two terms developing the technology for their very own remotely operated vehicles (ROV’s).
  • The World of Work - This week, Year 10 students participated in 128 individual work experience placements across New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria, including architecture firms, financial services, hospitals, design studios and fashion houses.
  • Wenona Boarders get out and about - Wenona boarders took advantage of Sydney’s Good Food Month to visit the Night Noodle Markets in Hyde Park last Saturday.
  • Wenona Remembers - This week Wenona marked the 99th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War (1914-18), honouring all those affected by war.
  • Year 9 Service Learning Tours - 87 girls from Year 9 spent time during the last school holidays on Service Learning tours, where they immersed themselves in hard work as well as local culture.