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  • 23 April, 2021

    Anzac Day Commemoration

    Today we came together as a community for our traditional commemorative Anzac Day service, in memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. We will remember them.

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  • 01 April, 2021

    See the possibilities - learning from our Siena alumnae

    On Wednesday our Years 10 and 11 students had the privilege of listening to five very special members of our alumnae community. Vanessa Barcellona (Class of 2001), Rebecca Dabbs (Class of 2000), Lisa Higgins (Class of 1993), Meg Law (Class of 1993) and Judith Potter (Class of 1973). Their message was consistent and inspiring to us all. They spoke of the importance of having a skills stack to bui...

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  • 31 March, 2021

    Make yourself irreplaceable...

    Our thanks to alumna Vanessa Barcellona (Class of 2001) for an inspiring and motivating speech to our Year 10 and 11 students today. Vanessa heads up Professional Services (Australia and New Zealand) at Amazon Web Services and spoke honestly about the challenges of finding work/life balance and making time for personal wellbeing. Vanessa stressed the importance of "skills stacking", saying yes to...

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  • 31 March, 2021

    ASPIRE Primary School Program

    Our ASPIRE Program invites local primary students to work with Year 8 Siena student mentors on STEAM based activities. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) education is an integrated curriculum designed to equip students with knowledge in these five disciplines whilst gaining valuable collaborative and analytical skills. In 2021, our ASPIRE participants are exploring...

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  • 16 March, 2021

    Teaching Heroes - featuring Siena's Bronwyn Ilott

    In this special episode of Teaching Heroes, Dr Jo Winchester chats with teacher Bronwyn Ilott about feminism - how they grapple with feminism in their own lives, and how they discuss this issue in the classroom. They also discuss the issue of teaching consent in schools. This episode was recorded and launched on 15 March, 2021 in solidarity with the women marching all over Australia for March for ...

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  • 15 March, 2021

    Siena Alumna Olivia Kourmadias - Choosing to Challenge

    At our College Assembly last week, Siena College Alumna Olivia Kourmadias, from the Class of 2018, was acknowledged. In her brief time since finishing at Siena, Olivia is driving the Monumental Women campaign, through the youth led organization Jasiri, which will “smash the bronze ceiling” by addressing the lack of female representation in Australia’s statues, place names and architecture. This pr...

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