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Articles for December, 2013

Changing lives

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Jacinta Amies (Class of 1982)

Successful businesswoman Jacinta Amies, Class of 1982, was on a well-earned holiday when she made a decision that would change the life of a young Kenyan orphan and give her own life a fresh focus. Jacinta and three friends — including Grammar girls Joanne Davis (née Macfarlane),
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Celebrating family at Christmas

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Regardless of its origins, 25 December offers an opportunity to reflect on why and how we celebrate, as well as what we celebrate. Mrs Hazel Boltman, Head of Gibson House, encourages parents to spend time at Christmas talking about their family’s history to their children to foster their sense of connectedness.