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  • A Moot Point for Wenona - Last week, Portia (Year 12), Isabelle (Year 11) and Paige (Year 11) put their advocacy skills to the test at the National High School Mooting Competition at Bond University in Brisbane, battling it out in front of real judges and barristers.
  • Konnichiwa, oh là là and Schuplatten - Language pedagogy has come a long way since the days of chanting “amo, amas, amat”, while trying to master the ablative absolute and the gerundive.
  • Larapinta Trail, Camels and Uluru Adventures - Over the Easter holidays, 14 intrepid Gold Duke of Edinburgh students, headed out bush with Miss Richardson for 10 days of hiking across Central Australia’s Larapinta Trail, riding camels in Alice Springs and experiencing Australia’s red heart, Uluru.
  • Maths, Muffins and Mums - We all appreciate how much our mums do for us, and with Mother’s Day this weekend, what better way for our Junior School students to celebrate their lovely mums than by inviting them into their classrooms!
  • STEM girls will save the world! - This was the message at our Principal’s Assembly this week, with lots of exciting examples of how our students are exploring STEM education in all its facets.
  • The Global Student: US College Fair - There’s been a significant upturn in the number of our students interested in applying to study overseas, with a great turnout at our recent US College Fair, which was facilitated by Linden Tours.
  • Wenona Alumnae: Women of Spirit - Inspiration was everywhere at our annual Women of Spirit breakfast, with guest speaker, Mrs Catherine West Fouter (1986py) encouraging the audience to always aim high.
  • Wenona Cadets lead the way - Since we introduced our Cadets program last year, it has gone from strength to strength, with Wenona students achieving great success at the Junior and Senior Leaders Course, and with an intake of 35 new students joining the recent induction program.
  • Wenona commemorates Anzac Day - This week, Wenona commemorated Anzac Day at our Principal’s Assembly for both Senior and Junior School.
  • Wenona does the Maths - Our Maths Department has been busy this term, with a fun-filled incursion to promote collaboration and critical thinking, and an excursion to UNSW, which placed a career in Maths on student horizons.
  • Year 6: Peer Support - ‘Optimism’ is the key focus of our Year 6 Peer Support program this term, and judging by Courtney, Chloe and Brielle’s huge smiles yesterday, Hooke House is full of happy and positive energy.