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The Hunting

Date Published: 16/07/2019

The Hunting is a four-part mini series that is due to be screened on SBS on 1 August and we highly recommend it to teachers and parents. It deals with confronting issues about teenage relationships, sex and consent as a

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Principal’s Reading Challenge

Date Published: 16/07/2019

The Principal’s Reading Challenge is an inter-house reading competition taking place this term between weeks 2 – 6. Home Room students are encouraged to record the amount of time they have spent reading throughout each week. Every Friday, a tally

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 16/07/2019

Making Friends with Alice Dyson is a sweet, tender story about friendship, first love and discovering who you really are. Set during the roller coaster ride of Year 12, it explores themes of self-discovery and identity, and is the perfect

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Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 25/06/2019

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We recommend that you put any of this term’s Book of the Week recommendations on your reading list to borrow in whatever format you prefer – book, ebook or

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Holiday Reads for Grown Ups

Date Published: 25/06/2019

We’ve got your holiday reading sorted with our list of recommendations!  Take a look at the new titles we have been sharing with our Staff and Parent Bookchatters this semester. We’re sure there’s something for everyone here. Happy Reading! Staff-bookchat-term2-2019

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Book Launch for Fantasy Lovers

Date Published: 10/06/2019

If you loved The Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kawaga you won’t want to miss the launch of Soul of the Sword, the second book in The Shadow of the Fox series. Held at Riverbend Books, Bulimba, this is

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Exam Preparation with Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 10/06/2019

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

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 10/06/2019

Turia Pitt has written The Good Selfie: Tips and Tools for Teens To Nail Life for teenagers. It offers tips, tools and practical advice in an accessible style that can be dipped into when needed. It is a collection of

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Resources to Support Parenting Digital Age Kids

Date Published: 04/06/2019

Raising kids in a digital age where they are surrounded by a tsunami of screens causes concern for most parents. Managing their screen time and digital dependence, cyber safety issues, and the addictive nature of apps, gaming and software leave

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 03/06/2019

Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte is a fast-paced murder mystery set in a fantastical world of Quadrants where females reign supreme. The plot twists and turns, and the mystery keeps the reader guessing till the very end! Ms Gagen

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