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Holiday Reading

May 3, 2018

Over the holidays I read a book called, The Gift of Failure: How to Step back and let your child succeed by Jessica Lahey. Ms Lahey is a parent of two sons and a teacher and at the commencement of her book she says: “We have taught our kids to fear failure, and in doing…

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What can we learn from sport?

April 12, 2018

Principal Mrs Maryanne Davis drew from major sporting events in her assembly presentation this week to encourage our students to Walk the Talk. We have been thinking this term about how to “walk the talk”, asking how our actions reflect our words. I have been challenging you to take a long hard look at yourself…

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Year 6 with Professor Brian Cox

May 22, 2018

In 2016, Nikita B had the pleasure of meeting Professor Brian Cox at the State Theatre. Nikita won this wonderful opportunity through a competition run by the RIUS (Royal Institute of Australia). RIUS selected its winners by determining the best answers to a set question from each state. Winners were able to attend and meet Professor Cox at his show,…

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A passion for the community leads to public recognition

November 16, 2017

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…

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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.

For the full article written by the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia please click here.

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