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Blog: Shout out to the Cohort

Blog: Shout out to the Cohort

25 Mar 2021

At Assembly this week, Jes, one of the Wenona Service and Community Captains for 2020/2021, gave a rap about the importance of a cohort in making the Wenona experience extraordinary.

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News | Blog Extraodinary

Blog: My everyday hero

Blog: My everyday hero

18 Mar 2021

Often it is the day-to-day heroes in our lives that inspire us. As Molly (Year 12) explained in our Principal’s Assembly this week, sometimes we don’t appreciate their legacy at the time.

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Blog: Brothers in Arms

Blog: Brothers in Arms

4 Mar 2021

This week, Caroline, one of the Debating Captains and Senior Cadet Leaders for 2020/2021 used the seminal Dire Straits song, Brothers in Arms to illustrate how she makes the ordinary, extraordinary!

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Blog: Own your strengths

Blog: Own your strengths

24 Feb 2021

Sometimes, as in the case of Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, your biggest strength can be something you’ve overlooked, says Astrid, one of Wenona’s Wellbeing Captains for 2020/2021.

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News | Blog MIngham Square

Blog: The Wisdom of Wikihow

Blog: The Wisdom of Wikihow

11 Feb 2021

Maddy, one of Wenona’s School Vice Captains for 2020/2021, spoke at our Principal’s Assembly this week about the wisdom of Wikihow, and how it can help to bring this year’s Prefect initiative to life.

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Blog: Make it extraordinary!

Blog: Make it extraordinary!

3 Feb 2021

This week in our Principal’s Assembly, Charlie, one of our Vice Captains for 2020/2021, spoke about some of the opportunities she has taken to push herself outside her comfort zone.

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News | Blog New Year Gallery

Blog: Be yourself!

Blog: Be yourself!

29 Jan 2021

Our School Captain, Georgia kicked off the first Assembly for Term 1 by urging everyone to channel their inner Tigger and ‘make the ordinary extraordinary’!

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News | Blog Creative writing3

Creative writing - Sydney Living Museums

Creative writing - Sydney Living Museums

19 Nov 2020

We are so proud of Lily (Year 10) for being awarded Stage 5 runner up in the Sydney Living Museums ‘A Thousand Words’ writing competition. You can read her piece here

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News | Blog Georgie Tile

Blog: A spotlight on Armenia

Blog: A spotlight on Armenia

15 Oct 2020

When School Captain, Georgia welcomed everyone back to Term 4 at our Principal’s Assembly this week, she also took the opportunity to talk about war in a country that holds a special place in her hear ...

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Blog: Zooming with the Sydney Jewish Museum

Blog: Zooming with the Sydney Jewish Museum

2 Sep 2020

For Wenona’s Year 10 History students, visiting the Sydney Jewish Museum via Zoom was a powerful way to learn more about the Shoah (Jewish Holocaust), as Kate describes.

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News | Blog Charlotte2020

Blog: Charlie branches out

Blog: Charlie branches out

20 Aug 2020

She started out as a tree but became Vice Captain for 2020/21. This week in our Principal’s Assembly – which was live streamed to Senior School – we met Charlie.

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Blog: Meet Maddy!

Blog: Meet Maddy!

13 Aug 2020

On Tuesday, Maddy, one of our new School Vice Captains for 2020/2021, introduced herself to the School community. Her speech was live streamed at our Principal’s Assembly.

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