Articles for November, 2017

Dorothy Hill Observatory contributes to supernova research

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Future Brisbane Girls Grammar School parent, Dr David Trappett, has used the Dorothy Hill Observatory to support the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae project (ASASSN).

Beyond our backyard

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Junior Merle Weaver Public Speaking Competition winner, Adhiti Gobindnarain (10E), asserts that as tomorrow’s leaders, today’s youth will see beyond borders, race, religion and gender, and be true citizens of the human race.

A heart of royal blue

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Miss Ellena Papas, Dean of Co-curriculum, shares how from her very first encounter with Mrs Pauline-Harvey Short, Dean of School, she has been in awe of the ‘Guardian of the Girls Grammar Flame’.

Time to sleep

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Mrs Alice Dabelstein, Head of Hirschfeld House, discusses the importance of sleep, the dangers of sleep-deprivation and provides useful advice for getting better quality sleep.

Child labour sweatshops

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Senior Merle Weaver Public Speaking Competition winner, Isabel Nolan (12B), reveals the brutal reality of child sweatshop labour and thoughtfully questions our own roles in exploiting children in the product supply chain.

Visiting creatives inspire senior students

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Year 11 and 12 Information Technology students recently participated in an experience designed to give them an insight into opportunities in technologies beyond school.

Mind Over Matter

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Penelope Sophios (10W) urges readers to unleash the power of their minds by offering insights into and examples of how a positive mindset can change for the better the outer aspects of people’s lives.

Grammar Women win Blues Awards at UQ

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Past students and rowing captains, Caitlin Hockings (2014) and Madeleine Williams (2016), recently received Blues Awards from The University of Queensland (UQ), in recognition of their outstanding sporting achievements throughout the year.

The value of noticing

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Director of the Centre for Professional Practice, Dr Kay Kimber explores the value of ‘noticing’ as a trigger for our students’ better learning, being and doing. Failing to notice, ‘being noticed’ and ‘first-class noticers’ are also considered.