Mar
06

Message from the Principal

 Thought for the week: “Each successive stage of experience unfolds new views of divine goodness and love”                                                                                                               Mary Baker Eddy   “When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as I am known.”(1 Corinthians: 13) Real growth is not so much academic learning as coming to understand more of ourselves and our relationship...
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Feb
06

Message from the Principal

Thought for the week: “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”       May Sarton    Welcome (back) to Huntingtower 2015; another year of growth for everyone.  I look forward to sharing in that growth together with you all. In her book “Quiet” Susan Cane talks of the difference between being an introvert and an extrovert and how our society has moved towards valuing extroverts over introverts to the point of seeing the introvert as someone with a problem that has to be fixed. The 20th Century saw education and mainstream society...
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Nov
14

Message from the Principal

 Thought for the week: “If there be any virtue and if there be any praise, think on these things”.                                 The Bible   Watching the amazing performances of the students in the Junior School Swimming Carnival, this week, made me think about the effect of swimming practice and practice in general. Seeing the number of records set, the overall standard of swimming and the feeling of elation and success the students felt as they came up to be congratulated, reminded me of the importance of the statement of St Paul’s above. Why does he ask us to think on “these things”?...
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Oct
16

Message from the Principal

Thought for the week: “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier”                                                                                               Mother Teresa   This is the last week of school for our Year 12 class. They have had a celebratory week this week and have their Valedictory Dinner on Friday night. We all wish them everything of the very best as they have a week of study preparation before their written exams commence. Some have already had their oral exams. While I am sure the graduating students cannot wait to be finished with school, there may be an element of nervousness...
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