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Articles for August, 2018

The Chase

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Ms Jo Duffy, Director of Sport

It was apparent to me long before I commenced my current role, that Girls Grammar is a school that prides itself on achieving excellence across a broad cross-section of disciplines, including sport. Flip through the pages of Mrs Pauline Harvey-Short’s history of Physical Education and
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Developing student agency

Friday, August 24th, 2018

 Mrs Hazel Boltman, Head of Gibson House

One of the comments teachers often make when writing student reports is ‘she is encouraged to take responsibility for her own learning.’ Over the years, parents have queried what this phrase means, and asked how their daughters can apply this advice in their education.
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Silence between the notes

Friday, August 17th, 2018

By Miss Ellena Papas, Dean of Co-curriculum

‘The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.’ —Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

In Japanese aesthetics, there is the most beautiful concept, known so simply, as ‘ma’. Translated to ‘negative space’, ‘ma’ is that space between the walls of a building, the white between
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P&F Uniform Shop

Friday, August 17th, 2018

P&F Uniform Shop Hours—for the remainder of Term 3

Monday, Thursday and Friday 30 am to 1.30 pm
Tuesday and Wednesday 30 am to 11 am

 Flexischools Cashless Payments—Now available at the P&F Uniform Shop

We are pleased to advise that Flexischools cashless payments can now be used at the P&F Uniform Shop. Please
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Steptember

Friday, August 17th, 2018

We are excited to announce that Steptember is back and Girls Grammar is raising funds to help children with Cerebral Palsy. In 2017 the School raised $14 840.42 and this year we would like to exceed that result.

The challenge is to take 10 000 steps a day for 28 days,
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Jump Rope for Heart

Friday, August 17th, 2018

On Thursday 9 August, the Sherwood Arrows skipping team performed for the Year 7 girls to launch the 2018 Jump Rope for Heart Foundation program. Jump Rope for Heart was founded by the Heart Foundation in 1983 and since then more than 90 per cent of all Australian schools and
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Uniform Update

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Girls Grammar has decided to re-introduce a pants option to the School Uniform. Some of us in the School community will recall that in the 1990s and early 2000s, Girls Grammar offered a navy blue pants option as an alternative to the skirt, however, this was later phased out.

There are a
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Netball

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Brisbane Girls Grammar School netball is now halfway through the season and we have watched the girls improve their skills, leading to many successes on the court. In the first four rounds of the QGSSSA competition, most teams have remained undefeated and we could not be more proud of the
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Volleyball

Friday, August 17th, 2018

The 50th annual QGSSSA Volleyball competition commenced this term, with two clean sweeps against St Hilda’s School and Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School. We are gearing up for a big day of competition at Moreton Bay College tomorrow and it would be great to see Girls Grammar spectators in the crowd.

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Interhouse Athletics 2018

Friday, August 17th, 2018

The 101st Interhouse Athletics Carnival was held on Tuesday 14 August. Hirschfeld House dominated the points carnival, winning the Individual Events Cup, the Athletics Challenge Cup for Aggregate House Points, the England Cup for Relays and the Bochmann Cup for the All-Age Relay. Congratulations to the House Captains, the House
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