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Principal’s Message

Treasuring The Aussie Spirit

24 April 2017

As Australians, we are a very proud nation. Often we hear something described as iconically Australian and we have images firmly entrenched in our memories of things that we see as iconically Australian. Iconic is a really great word; it is a word that we as Australians, use to capture that special Australian spirit we treasure.

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Agents in the Creation of Hope

18 April 2017

It seems that life has its own way of unfolding and the only thing we can influence is how we react to life’s twist and turns. How we decide to look at life and more specifically the attitude we take forward is a big determinant of what lies ahead of us.

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Field of Dreams

27 March 2017

On Saturday, I continued my regular term time ritual. For the last 38 years, I have ventured out on a Saturday morning to engage in watching students’ dreams come alive on a sporting field. Sporting fields are wonderful classrooms for life. Learning about ourselves is our greatest challenge and potentially the source of some of our greatest rewards.

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

20 March 2017

I don’t know about you, but I find the task of gift giving to be getting harder. In a world where many people have a disposable income and easy access to technology, it makes it easy to access whatever they want. Many people simply buy what they want and hence often don’t need a lot. This simple change seems to have altered the world that we live in and made the simple art of gift giving more complex. Or is it really complex?

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It's OK to be Different

13 March 2017

“You must stand for something!
It does not have to be grand, but it must be a positive
that brings light to someone else’s darkness.” Anthony Carmona

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