Articles for January, 2014

Welcome back video 2014 – Grammar girls share their thoughts on the first day of school

Friday, January 31st, 2014

On 28 January 2014, the first day of school, we asked Grammar girls to tell us how they feel about being back and what they are looking forward to in the year to come.

The ‘cyclology’ of recycling

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Chloe Yap (Class of 2013, Dux) encourages Grammar girls and their families to embrace ‘positive recycling psychology’ — or ‘cyclology’ — and the idea that individual actions can and will help tackle the problem of climate change.

Not just BBQs, beaches and bikinis: Celebrating the ‘ideas’ of Australia

Friday, January 31st, 2014

In his Australia Day Address, Dean of Curriculum & Scholarship Dr Bruce Addison observes that our nationalism has been shrouded under much-loved stereotypes. He considers issues as diverse as immigration, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and the National Disability Insurance Scheme in celebration of the ‘ideas’ of Australia.

Principal Ms Jacinda Euler discusses how to get the most out of your child’s education on 612 ABC radio

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

On the first day of school for 2014, Brisbane Girls Grammar School Principal Ms Jacinda Euler spoke to 612 ABC Brisbane about how to maximise the opportunity of education.

Ms Euler discussed what the first day will bring for students at Girls Grammar and the key messages she wanted the girls

Year 12 student featured on radio debate

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Brisbane Girls Grammar School debater, Sadie MacDonald, was featured in the inaugural Year 12 Debate on 4BC radio.

The debate took place on 20 January, 2014, with Sadie representing the affirmative on the topic of ‘Major sporting events should be postponed during extreme heat’.

The topic was inspired by recent extreme heat

Excellent OP results featured in The Courier-Mail

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Year 12 student Heather Hunt (Class of 2013) was featured in The Courier-Mail on 9 January 2014, in an article highlighting the impressive number of OP1 results achieved by Brisbane Girls Grammar students.

14.35 per cent of Year 12s achieved the highest OP result and the School commends all of our

2013 academic achievements: Students excel with top OP results

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The School’s exceptional record of academic excellence was again demonstrated with the 2013 Year 12 students achieving excellent results in both OP results and the Queensland Core Skills Test.

Principal Jacinda Euler said the expertise and support of staff, and the commitment and engagement in learning of the students, are evident