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2019 Term 4

  • Be the change: Girl Power - Our new Year 12 cohort demonstrated their capacity to make a difference when they spoke about some of the social and environmental initiatives they’ve embraced, as well the young women who are inspiring them by driving change around the world.
  • Flying high with STEM - This week, Dr Thompson’s Year 9 STEM class had a chance to fly their own custom designed drones, after using 3D printers to develop and perfect their prototypes.
  • It’s game on for Year 6! - Our Year 6 students were bursting with energy and excitement this week as they programmed robots and created interactive games based on Louis Sachar’s book, Holes!
  • Mission Moon for STEM Day - Wenona enjoyed an incredible day of interdisciplinary learning on Thursday, with students using their ‘big picture thinking’ to make the most of STEM Day 2019.
  • MUNA: And the winner is… - At the end of Term 3, Wenona hosted the 2019 Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) forum. Students competed in teams against Shore, with Wenona’s USA team placing first.
  • Sharing the Planet with Year 1 - This week, Year 1 interviewed a ‘panel of experts’, including School Gardener, Mr Dos Santos, asking him lots of questions about bugs, bunnies and bees. It was all part of their latest unit of inquiry, ‘Sharing the Planet’.
  • STEM Tour to Lizard Island - Exploring our Blue Planet on Wenona’s inaugural STEM Tour to Lizard Island left our students feeling inspired with a sense of wonder and curiosity.
  • Wenona Cadets at Bivouac - During the last week of Term 3, the Wenona Cadets arrived at the Marrangaroo Training Area in Lithgow, ready for the next five days of Bivouac.
  • Wenona’s Day of the Dead - Hola and Feliz día de Muertos everyone! Yesterday, Wenona celebrated Mexico’s Day of the Dead with dancing in the Undercroft to the sounds of a Mariachi band.
  • Year 10 strike a pose - Year 10 Drama students have had great fun honing their movement skills, drawing on some of the techniques Head of Drama, Ms Crittle acquired overseas as part of her Wenona Teaching Fellowship.