Articles for April, 2011

Resurgent memories and the ANZAC story

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

From the Director of Humanities

First term studies in History for Year 10 students were devoted to a unit concerning Australia’s involvement in World War I. This unit which was new to the Junior Humanities Curriculum aroused such interest that one class, 10C, asked their teacher Ms Boyle if they could

Dr Holly Kerr Forsyth (nee Kerr) (1970)

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

A Constant Gardener TM

Dr Holly Kerr Forsyth is the perfect example of how to pursue and excel at a career by doing exactly what you love. She is an inspiring role model for all Grammar girls past and present.

The author of nine books on gardens and gardening, Holly is the

Alcohol and teenage brain development

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

How parents can help their teenagers make good decisions
From the Head of Beanland House

In the 5th century BC, Plato wrote,

We know that the beginning is the most important part of any work, especially in the case of a young and tender thing; for that is the time at which the

A True Wildlife Warrior

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Ms Kimberley Dripps (1987)

After graduating from Brisbane Girls Grammar in 1987, Kimberley Dripps completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons) at The University of Queensland. Awarded UQ’s Lyppard Welch Allyn Prize for excellence in large animal medicine and surgery, she confidently commenced her destined career path as a veterinarian …