Month: June 2019

Visionary for Envision

Meet our Head of Tay Creggan, Strathcona’s Year 9 campus, Mrs Karyn Murray. She brings passion and inspiration to educating adolescents. Year 9 is a time of curiosity, growth exploration and independence. It’s a crucial time of change and it’s important that girls feel they belong, have a high level of support from family, school and peers and to be actively challenged and engaged in learning.

GLOBAL LITERACY

In their future employment our students will need to act on local and global issues. This will be the case in all areas of employment. They will benefit from being able to take into consideration intercultural differences, along with the ability to break down stereotypes and challenge attitudes.

Stand against plastic straws

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School Year 2 student Zoë, along with the support of the Year 6 Green Team — Sienna, Mia, Rajaani and Charlotte — recently wrote a letter to Strathcona’s principal Marise McConaghy, asking for consideration to remove plastic straws at the school canteen.

Wellbeing at the Core

Schools clearly have a role in supporting students to understand the significant links between wellbeing, general good health and improved academic performance. At Strathcona – students within a House, within a community, within the community, within our community.