Month: September 2018

OSA London Reunion

Our OSA President, Laura Loftus, will be in London on Saturday 13 October and is delighted to be hosting a reunion of alumnae who are living in the United Kingdom. A booking has been made for afternoon tea at the Terrace Restaurant, British Library from 2pm to 4pm. The restaurant closes at 4pm and the …

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A differentiated approach to engaging middle-school students in Shakespeare

We’re very proud to announce two Strathcona teachers have had their their article about Teaching Shakespeare to the Middle Years published in Idiom, the journal put out by the Victorian Association of the Teaching of English. It’s a wonderful achievement! A differentiated approach to engaging middle-school students in Shakespeare When someone asks you why you …

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Tinker & Maker Night

The Junior School hosted our first Family Tinker & Maker Night. This was an opportunity for community to join our children to work through the design process to create and learn about Strathcona’s Tinker Train. The STEAM-powered curriculum, unique to Strathcona and known in the Junior School as the Tinker Train, allows for our girls …

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Strathy Stories. Unstoppable Women: Ashleigh McInnes (2003)

Ashleigh McInnes (’03) graduated from the University of Melbourne and went on to found a PR business called Papermill Media. Her company, Papermill Media debuted in 2017 annual Australian Financial Review ‘Fast100’ list as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies, coming in at number 43. The agency has achieved annual growth of 53.4 percent and …

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Screenagers Resource Kit

Over a hundred members of the community joined us at Balwyn Cinemas for the documentary ‘Screenagers’.  This event was designed to support families in their discussions about healthy technology use.  One of the suggestions made in the documentary was to develop a contract to clarify your family’s expectations about technology use.  To aid families in developing a contract, …

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