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How do we “walk the talk” (this year’s theme for our school)? How do we live an authentic life where our actions reflect our goals, hopes, dreams and beliefs, both for ourselves and others? Being able to act in such ways depends a lot on our ability to self-regulate: that is, our ability to manage…Read More
At the first Senior School assembly of the year, Principal Mrs Maryanne Davis welcomed students with the message that “every moment offers the possibility of a new start”, then posing the challenging question: ‘Who ARE you?’ Mrs Davis let students watch the YouTube clip of the song “It’s who you are” by AJ Michalka (see…Read More
November 16, 2017 Migrant parents who “came to Australia with nothing” enabled Danebank Prefect Stephanie Sekulovska (Year 12, 2018) to “recognise my privilege and understand how fortunate I am”. This motivation and the fact that she is ambitious with a passion for the community, led to Stephanie recently receiving a Youth Volunteer Achievement Award…Read More
STEM Mentoring Program Year 4-8 students explore real-world problems and solutions in STEM program There have been many exciting developments in Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering recently and a select group of Danebank students have been engaging with these issues in a program designed to explore innovative design solutions to big picture problems. Twenty girls…Read More
Digital sabotage: Screen time disrupts our internal body clock and suppresses sleep.
November 23, 2017
Digital media is increasingly pervasive throughout society, including in the bedtime routines of children. Many parents believe that watching a video or playing a computer game before bedtime is calming but, in fact, these activities may have the opposite effect.