Articles for November, 2016

‘Top 20’ 2016 Aspire recordings

Friday, November 25th, 2016

The following songs were all written and recorded by Year 10 Music students in 2016.

Arty like it’s 1899 (apologies to Prince)

Friday, November 25th, 2016

The study of art at our school has a long and distinguished history. Head of Visual Art, Mr Donald Pincott discusses how the curriculum has evolved from those early days and explains the relevance and importance of art in the twenty-first century.

A call to UNiTE the Brisbane Girls Grammar School Community

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Claire Fidler (9R) believes that it is our responsibility to stand against violence towards women and girls and calls for united Girls Grammar community action, including the men and boys in our lives.

Sharing with dignity while maintaining hope — what have you got to share?

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Director of Service, Mrs Lynne Mungomery discusses the value of service and the philanthropic mindset developed in our girls through participating in the Service programme during their years at Girls Grammar.

2016 Provisional Queensland Core Skills (QCS) Test Results

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

We congratulate our 2016 Year 12 girls on their excellent Queensland Core Skills (QCS) Test results.

The Soaring Assassin

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Senior Merle Weaver Public Speaking Competition, Caitlin O’Meara (12R) speaks of the ‘morally reprehensible’ impact of unmanned drone warfare and urges her audience to consider Australia’s involvement in its practice.

Climb every mountain

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Using other people’s stories as well as her own, Winner of the 2016 Junior Merle Weaver Public Speaking Competition, Amrutha Murali (10B) , encourages readers to strive (and strive again) to pursue their dreams.

Remembrance Day 2016 Address

Friday, November 11th, 2016

At the Remembrance Day and Prize Reading Assembly last week, Mrs Anne Byrne, Science Teacher and Debating Coordinator, delivered the following Remembrance Day address.

Navigating friendships and friendship difficulties

Friday, November 11th, 2016

While friendships can bring much joy, friendship difficulties and bullying can have devastating effects. Supportive relationships with parents, teachers, and peers can empower adolescents to navigate through these difficulties successfully.

A mote of dust

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Rose Cavdarski (12W) artfully contrasts our mere ‘eighty or so allocated years of life’ against the eons of our earth, sun and seemingly infinite universe to show how each person’s life is indeed of vital significance.