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Meet our Head of Grenfell

A passion for literacy and a commitment to youth wellbeing might best describe Mrs Lucinda Thom our Head of Grenfell. Having been in pastoral care positions for 14 years, Lucinda has a deep understanding on how to empower our students in an increasingly complex world.

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Open Morning – Friday 23 August, 2019

We invite you to experience Strathcona at our Open Morning on Friday 23 August. Learn about our outstanding personal development programs and how our girls achieve their fullest potential in all areas of life.

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All aboard the Tinker Train

The Educator feature recent award recipient of Australia’s Rising Stars 2019, our Junior School Curriculum and Innovation Teacher Eleni Kyritsis and Strathcona’s impressive Tinker Train program.

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Year 9 Drama Club presents Jane Eyre

Year 9 Drama Club proudly invite you all to their production of Jane Eyre. This bold and dynamic production, based on Charlotte Bronte’s novel,

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Open House Melbourne 2019: explore our weird, wonderful buildings

Melbourne’s biggest weekend of the year for stickybeaks is fast approaching, so we’ve picked out some standouts from Open House Melbourne’s massive program of 200-plus buildings…Magnificent mansions will also open their doors, with no bookings needed, including Hawthorn’s 1890s Tay Creggan …

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School shows its age

This year marks the 95th birthday of Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School and our prep students were excited to celebrate our 95 Days of School festivities.

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Doors Open to Tay Creggan

We are proud to be part of Open House Melbourne 2019. Tay Creggan will be part of the impressive Open House Melbourne weekend on Sunday 28 July, 10am-3pm. Tours run every 30 minutes and everyone is invited to tour the impressive building and learn more about Strathcona’s Year 9 campus.

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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.

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Pressure mounts on private schools to ban mobile phones

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School principal Marise McConaghy said phones were a useful learning tool and she was opposed to any ban. She said it was important that students learnt how to manage their phone use.

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Business-minded students in a league of their own

Year 9 students attended a female-lead entrepreneurial workshop at the Tay Creggan campus.

The workshop invited a panel of successful businesswomen from the League of Extraordinary Women to mentor students as part of the schools TC Envision program.

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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.

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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.

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