Stan Grant: A voice for reason and unity

Stan Grant: A voice for reason and unity

.       by Elliot Earnshaw, 12 School House Captain 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...

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librarycook on the March

librarycook on the March

  Several recipes in the March Delicious caught the librarycook's eye.  But in the end, it was always going to be the Chocolate*, Sour Cherry and Rye Brownie Cookie that would take the cake and be featured in the highly esteemed librarycook blogpost. Begin this...

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Year 8 Booklist

Year 8 Booklist

YEAR 8 SUGGESTED READINGS Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss...

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Crash confronts social and racial tensions

Crash confronts social and racial tensions

By Ethan Lambert - Year 12 School   .      "It's the sense of touch. In any real city, you walk, you know? You brush past people, people bump into you. In L.A., nobody touches you. We're always behind this metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much, that...

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One of Clint Eastwood’s finest

by Joshua Zecchini Year 12 Holwood   .      *Contains Spoilers Million Dollar Baby is a movie directed by Clint Eastwood, which was released in 2004. It tells the story of a female boxer who, unemployed, goes on to become one of the best female boxers in the...

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12 Years A Slave – a harrowing true tale

By Louis White - Year 12 Founders House         12 Years A Slave is a harrowing experience for the audience but nevertheless completely engaging. Be prepared to shed a few tears of anger and frustration, and ask if any lessons or more understanding have been learned...

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librarycook in the summer

librarycook in the summer

February's issue of Delicious magazine arrived in the middle of a heatwave.  Temperatures in the high 30s and 40s were not conducive to eating, let alone cooking, but chez librarycook, an expectation that each evening, a nourishing meal would appear, continued...

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Grease is still the word

by Lachlan Lee (12 Wilson Hogg) On Monday, February 10th, the movie society gathered in the Library office as this week the normal movie society room was out due to water damage. As a group, we decided on the movie Grease, based in a late 1950's high school, a love...

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Library Lover’s Day

Library Lover’s Day

  Here at the Arthur Holt Library, we’re always on the lookout for an excuse to share our love for all things library and what better reason is there than a day dedicated to library lovers.   The theme of this year’s Library Lovers’ Day on February 14this...

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Celebrating #NSS2020 today reading Chicken Divas by @LucindaGifford #ALIAnational #trinitygrammar students joined in the fun

Comic books and graphic novels belong in every teacher's toolkit, says cartoonist and educator Gene Luen Yang.
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#newbooksmonday When truth is stranger than fiction ! New to the #arthurholtlibrary BIO section - @ladyeclaire Claire Nelson’s Things I Learned From Falling is really the must read true story of 2020. #trinitygrammar @trinitygrammar Call Number BIO 796.51 NEL

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