International Baccalaureate Organisation: "The current trend in migration and increased diversity in schools provides an opportunity to support student agency, affirm cultural identity and develop international mindedness through LANGUAGE." At the TGS Prep Library, we have been working on bringing our "Mother Tongue" collection to the front in our library space. We have spent some … Continue reading Mother Tongue books and connection to language.
If you had watched the recent Adam Goodes documentary, “The Final Quarter”, you would have seen a figure emerge from amongst the chaos of a divided nation to provide reasonable guidance for all Australians. Stan Grant is that figure. As a true enlightenment thinker, it seems that regardless of the volatility or complexity of a … Continue reading Stan Grant: A voice for reason and unity
Student blog post by Matthew Raymond On Tuesday this week, physicist Chris Ferry Ph.D talked to Year 9 about the use of mathematics in problem solving, and how we could build mathematical skills through determination and practice. To make his point, he referenced the time-independent Schrödinger equation, a partial differential equation describing the wave function … Continue reading Student Blog Post: Qantam Physics for teenagers with Chris Ferrie
*It's the Italian issue, so the librarycook is living la dolce vita this month. Che bello! thought the librarycook, when the August issue of Delicious arrived. The librarycook doesn't do coffee, but even so the cover picture of the "ultimate espresso martini tiramisu" had her drooling. Rifling through the issue, recipe after recipe caught her … Continue reading cuoca di biblioteca*
Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Vegemite toast. Black tea. Hot chips. A perfect mango. And so, with that thought in mind, the librarycook turned to the July issue of Delicious, which had obviously had the same idea - eight pages of Mac 'n' Cheese gloriousness, with seven different recipes to choose from. Which to choose? … Continue reading July librarycook – A Mac ‘n’ Cheese-off
MANGA Noun: Japanese stories presented in a comic-strip format and published as a book. More often than not, page to screen blog posts feature our favourite books that have been adapted for the big screen! However, this post is a little different. Instead of books, the spotlight will be shining on the Arthur Holt … Continue reading Page to Screen: Manga
Last week I took a trip to the Melbourne Museum where I had the opportunity to check out the Revolutions: Records & Rebels exhibition. The exhibition "looks at the late 1960s as a moment when youth culture drove optimistic idealism, motivating people to come together and question the establishment across every area of society" (Melbourne Museum, 2019). … Continue reading Books that #shook the world! A visit to the Melbourne Museum
Our final book commercial for the term features Trinity Grammar student Peter, who read Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.
Brrrr, thought the librarycook. Time for some comfort food - what did the June Delicious issue have to offer? The cover recipe looked pretty good - Thai Curry Chicken Soup, but then so did the Apulian-style Baked Rice with Potatoes and Mussels. And the Crispy Roasted Pork Belly. What about the Hearty White Bean Stew? … Continue reading Baby, it’s cold outside
Llamas on the Quad? Pop-up Libraries? Netflix for books? It must be the Trinity Arts Festival! Weeks 5 & 6 saw the Arthur Holt Library jump feet first into celebrating the Arts Fest with a combination of lively events to complement the amazing schedule of arts-themed showcases around the school. In the library, we enticed … Continue reading This is how we do Arts Fest!