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“When you’re homeless, a simple smile and a word of kindness can make a big difference to your day”

April 12, 2019

Last week the second group of Year 10 girls experienced first hand why the Newtown Mission is a vital community service, helping people in need not only with food and shelter, but to see people transformed through God’s love. Engaging and experiencing first hand the work of Pastor Sam Stamos, the extraordinary man who runs…

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Does history make tradition?

March 11, 2019

As we celebrate our Founder’s Day this year we are reminded of our history and the valuable traditions that are a huge part of our school community. Founder’s Day is a day to remember where we started, our foundations… Danebank was founded in 1933 when a group of Hurstville parents, led by the Crakanthorp family,…

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“Life’s a lot better when you have someone to share it with”

March 28, 2019

Last week, what has traditionally been a highlight for our Year 5 girls the annual Year 5 camp was on!  A special time for all the girls to escape the classroom, learn new skills and make new friends. Despite the inclement weather, the girls were able to into the ‘great outdoors’ and they all participated…

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Reflections … 2019 Photo Competition

March 25, 2019

Entries are now open for the 2nd Annual Danebank Photographic Competition, the finalists to be exhibited at Autumn Fair in Term 2. This year’s theme is “Reflections” – feel free to interpret as you wish!   Entries close Monday 6 May 2019. Finalists will be displayed and winners announced at Autumn Fair (Saturday 11 May…

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Cyber safety: the dark side of YouTube for Kids

March 14, 2019

It is very concerning when young people have been exposed to any content that scares them or plays on their emotions, like those reported via the Momo Challenge. Although it has now been widely reported and exposed as a viral hoax, the Momo Challenge is not the first, nor will it be the last, online…

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