Articles for August, 2016

The Olympics, the Co-curriculum and #blunity

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Dean of Co-curriculum, Ms Maggi Gunn, considers world-class performance, the penchant for participation in myriad co-curricular opportunities, and the flexibility enabled by school spirit and #blunity.

Theatre-making: ‘not magic but work, my friends’.

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Ms Joanne Martin, Head of Drama, examines the work that goes into creating a powerful piece of theatre and highlights the skills developed through the study of Drama.

To boldly go where no [wo]man has gone before . . .

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Dr Sally Stephens, Director of Science, examines the portrayal of female STEM experts in popular culture, and how this impacts on viewers’ perceptions of females working in STEM disciplines.

Road to Rio – Fiona Albert (2007)

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Fiona Albert (2007), the former student inspired by the Athens Olympics who decided to give rowing a try, hasn’t looked back since she picked up her first set of oars.

Hi, Anxiety!

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Ms Tennille Cummings, Dean of Academic Administration, investigates how we can reframe our fear and anxiety and turn new or different situations into positive and powerful experiences.

Outstanding athlete recognised with Pierre de Coubertin Award

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

National U19 Schoolgirls hockey player and Year 12 student Emma Bills has been recognised for her sporting achievements as Brisbane Girls Grammar School’s winner of the Pierre de Coubertin Award.