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The Cadets Story

The Cadets Story

16 Mar 2017

For the first time in history, in 2017 Wenona introduces cadets into its co-curricular program. Here we follow week by week the story and adventures of our first Wenona Platoon.

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Student blog: We can’t let our spark of potential wait for us to age, let it ignite now

Student blog: We can’t let our spark of potential wait for us to age, let it ignite now

6 Jan 2017

Head Prefect Charlotte North emphasises the importance of kindness, empathy and compassion at Celebration Day.

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Student blog: It's not how good you are but rather how good you wish to be

Student blog: It's not how good you are but rather how good you wish to be

2 Dec 2016

Sports Prefect Isabella of Year 12 reflects on why it is important to strive to improve rather than be the best.

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“Coaching is a faith in another’s ability and capacity for growth” – Andrea Stringer

“Coaching is a faith in another’s ability and capacity for growth” – Andrea Stringer

29 Nov 2016

Wenona's Professional Learning Coach reflects on the school's latest #CoachMeet, where educators share practices, experience and resources.

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Staff: How HSC marking impacts teaching practice

Staff: How HSC marking impacts teaching practice

17 Nov 2016

A large number of staff take on the additional work in order to gain further understanding marking rubrics, and foster connections with teachers across the state.

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Student blog: I am comforted by the strength of the human spirit

Student blog: I am comforted by the strength of the human spirit

11 Nov 2016

On Remembrance Day, Jessica of Year 11 reflects on the lives lost in World War I and the legacy from which we build.

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Student wellbeing: Caring for the whole girl

Student wellbeing: Caring for the whole girl

8 Nov 2016

"Feeling connected to the school is strongly linked with academic success, positive behaviour and wellbeing," Dean of Students Mrs Beth Oakley says.

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Student blog: You can choose how you contend with loss

Student blog: You can choose how you contend with loss

4 Nov 2016

Snowsports Captain Indi of Year 11 reflects on how to respond when life's events are beyond your control.

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Student blog: We must challenge what has been established and learn to listen

Student blog: We must challenge what has been established and learn to listen

31 Oct 2016

Through a pointed conversation, Service Learning Prefect Hannah of Year 12 learned the importance of listening to another point of view.

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World Teachers' Day: The great educators and their ability to inspire

World Teachers' Day: The great educators and their ability to inspire

27 Oct 2016

Teaching is not only a means to implement education goals but is key to building a society based on knowledge, value and ethics. It's the teacher’s ability to inspire that makes all the difference.

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Student blog: The unspoken bond that exists means boarders can be themselves

Student blog: The unspoken bond that exists means boarders can be themselves

24 Oct 2016

Outgoing Boarding Prefect Lily of Year 12 reflects on her Boarding experience and the sisters she has inherited.

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Learning from the elders of our nation

Learning from the elders of our nation

19 Oct 2016

Walpirri elders taught Inclusive Education Coordinator Lindall Watson the importance of the night sky and how the stories of the stars link to their survival.

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