5 Nolan have had the opportunity to take part in the Premier’s prize by being involved with the Queensland Government’s Commemorative Crosses Project. The purpose of this initiative is to ensure the Anzac spirit continues to be kept alive amongst young Australians.
- Principal’s Message
- Formation & Service
- Co-curricular Activities
- Coming Up
- Week In Review
One of the key messages boys will receive in the first couple of weeks this term will be about the importance of reflection. The development of a ‘reflective’ mindset is critical to success.
In 1874, the headlines from the New York Herald read: ‘Wild animals broken loose from Central Park!’ The subsequent article went on to outline the calamity unfolding as it was reported that animals had escaped the New York Central Park zoo and had taken refuge in the sewers and streets of downtown Manhattan.
Is there nothing we can’t Google? I believe there is and it rests in the power of influencing learners, by serving as an example. In a world where validation and confirmation via an anonymous like or dislike can make or break a teenager, role models for resolving inevitable fears, failures and barriers have never been more valuable in education.
One of the things I most love doing is watching movies – particularly old movies. These days, there is very little time to veg out. Happily, last weekend, a group of friends and I took some time to sit back, eat popcorn, and watch the various ‘Titanic’ movies that have been produced over the last 50 years.