Year 8 Micro-Fiction Competition Winners!

This week we announced the three divisional winners of our Year 8 Micro-Fiction Competition. There were so many high-impact and creative pieces it was really hard to choose who would get the prizes but after much consideration we decided on the following: Joshua Butler of Stephenson took the first prize in the Postcard Fiction category   … Continue reading Year 8 Micro-Fiction Competition Winners!

WHY OUR STAPLERS HAVE NAMES by Ms Herlinger

So, why DO the library staplers have names? As we welcome our latest stapler, Desdemona, it’s timely to ask the question – just why do we name our staplers? It’s a long story.  Back in the distant past (sometime back in 2016), the library staff had finally had enough.  We were sick of the never-ending … Continue reading WHY OUR STAPLERS HAVE NAMES by Ms Herlinger

Year 8 Micro-Fiction Competition

Micro-Fiction Competition Last week, over two afternoons, the Year 8 cohort (who would ordinarily be jumping, swimming, running or throwing things at their various sports activities) instead came to the Arthur Holt Library to apply the same energy and competitive spirit to the process of writing creatively. The results were quite remarkable, demonstrating once again … Continue reading Year 8 Micro-Fiction Competition

2017 Alumni Display with Ms Yates

This week in the library we have a Trinity alumni display celebrating ‘Entrepreneurial Spirit’. What does it take to be an entrepreneur? The word, in and of itself, is not a job title. Rather, it describes a person who is willing to take risks in order to start their own business, often with connotations of … Continue reading 2017 Alumni Display with Ms Yates

Why I love P.G. Wodehouse and you should too -With Ms Herlinger

  Bertie Wooster, Jeeves, Mr Mulliner’s endless stories about his relations, golfing stories about people rich enough to play golf all day, Lord Emsworth and his pig, I mean, who cares? Isn’t Pelham Grenville (Plum) Wodehouse a relic of the past? OK, I know. Wodehouse writes about nothing, really. Highly privileged, upper class twits, and … Continue reading Why I love P.G. Wodehouse and you should too -With Ms Herlinger

NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK with Ms Courtenay

Week 5 is Science Week across the nation and this year’s theme is Future Earth.   The library has been collaborating with the Science Department to come up with some initiatives that will inspire the students to think about their role in a more sustainable future for our planet. The focus for us is on … Continue reading NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK with Ms Courtenay

Traveling Librarian: Hiroshima

This week marked 72 years since the US dropped an Atomic Bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima & Nagasaki.  Around 80,000 people were killed from the direct blast, with 60,000 more people dying by the end of the year due to radiation poisoning. Last year, Miss Mileto paid a visit to Japan. Part of … Continue reading Traveling Librarian: Hiroshima

Traveling Librarian… with Ms Penelope Chapple

Oxford, the city of gleaming spires Travelling to England during the July school holidays I was fortunate to meet up with a friend in the city of Oxford. Oxford’s main claim to fame is its university. It is the oldest university in the English speaking world & one of the most prestigious.  My friend, as … Continue reading Traveling Librarian… with Ms Penelope Chapple