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The Socks Soap Project

Date Published: 21/10/2017

We are very so proud of Mt Alvernia student Olivia Cognetta who has used her Genius Hour time during the week to come up with an innovative idea to help the homeless. Genius Hour aims to encourage and foster creativity

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Save The Date

Date Published: 21/10/2017

If you are a fan of Lynette Noni’s The Medoran Chronicles, you are going to be very excited to hear the iCentre is hosting the launch of Graevale, the fourth book in the series, on Thursday, 25th January, 2018. Will

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 21/10/2017

Step boldy and read this ‘wundrous’ new novel for the Middle Years. The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend is a an imaginative, quirky, charming, magical fantasy novel for Harry Potter fans. It’s an absolute treat to read and is

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Exercise Your Thinking Skills

Date Published: 17/10/2017

In a era of information overload, students need to build strong critical thinking habits as an important life skill. But what is critical thinking? Critical thinking is thinking on purpose. It’s clear, rational, logical, and independent thinking. It’s about practicing mindful communication and

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Stay Safe Online

Date Published: 17/10/2017

Females are identified as being at the greatest risk of harm on the internet, so it is important to be informed by resources to ensure positive, safe experiences online. Find websites we recommend under the Quick Links tab, then Digital Citizenship

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 16/10/2017

It’s finally arrived! We’ve all been waiting for Jane Harper’s Force of Nature which continues the story of the likeable Federal Agent Aaron Falk. You won’t be disappointed. This is crime writing at its best taking the reader to another

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Stay Smart Online Week

Date Published: 09/10/2017

Protecting yourself online has never been more important so here are our simple steps to online safety. Whether you are an individual or a small business, these simple steps can provide strong protection from a range of online threats. Source

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Critical Thinking Skills

Date Published: 08/10/2017

Critical Thinking Skills Source: www.studyskillshandbook.com.au There are many things students can do to develop their own critical thinking skills.  Critical thinking is your ability to think clearly and rationally, reflecting and developing your thoughts. Sometimes we can get a bit lazy

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 08/10/2017

Beautiful Mess by Claire Christian is a thought provoking read dealing with some hefty, young adult issues and is recommended for our Senior Fiction readers (15+). Graphic Book Review   Claire Christian talks about Beautiful Mess   Slider image: Kintsugi: the

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Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 28/09/2017

Our brains are wired to forget so try these proven strategies from neuroscience to help you with your studies and reinforce your learning. Taking handwritten notes rather than using your laptop allows you to remember more and have a deeper

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