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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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Students go Green by Lobbying Principal to Ban Plastic Straws

You are never too young to care about the world around you – or to speak up for what you believe in.

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The STEAM era has dawned for Australian schools

Thinking solutions for community problems: that’s the undercurrent promise of STEAM.

It’s being described as ‘synergy of discovery’, and the ‘exploration of design innovation’, combining skill sets across subjects like science, art, mathematics and engineering.

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School’s ‘bold change’ improves student wellbeing

One of the finalists for the 2019 awards is Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School, which is up for two award categories – Best Student Wellbeing Program and Best STEM Program.

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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.

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Finalist at Australian Education Awards

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School is proud to announce they are finalists in two award categories at the Australian Education Awards for 2019: Best Student Wellbeing Program and Best STEM Program.

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The First Year

The beginning of a journey that inspires joy and empowers student to be brave and lifelong learners.

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Marlena Ahrens


Marlena Ahrens (’09) is a passionate World Champion Kayaker and Physiotherapist.
Her passion for kayaking started in Year 9 at Strathcona. The appeal of being part of
a team competing in a five day race was the start of her paddling success.

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Parent Seminar: Mindfulness

Mindfulness is being fully engaged and present in each moment of our lives.

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The Cyber Safety Project Parent Event

Please join us as Trent Ray, Educator and Microsoft Learning Consultant and Sam Macaulay, Educator and Curriculum Specialist provide parents with the insights and important information about popular social networking and online gaming platforms for young people today.

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Parent Seminar: Emotional Intelligence and Friendships

Friendships are complex interpersonal networks that are developed during early childhood and refined during the middle childhood and adolescent years.

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Are you an owl, lion, peacock or dog?

When you think about your leadership style, do you see yourself as an owl, a lion, a peacock or a dog? Upon being asked this question, we, the handful of young female leaders attending the Leadership Forum, were confused to say the least.

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