The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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Beautiful Work

Beautiful Work

Liv S (Year 12), Editor in Chief September 16, 2022

Reflecting upon my 13 years as a student, much of my teenage experience was centred around getting the best grades possible – a cycle of sleep, eat, work, and repeat. I remember quite clearly my reluctance...

The Bare Minimum

The Bare Minimum

Sophia W (Year 12), Editor September 14, 2022

No doubt that many of you reading this have partaken in the 'bare minimum'. All over the world, students are succumbing to this act – this culture if you will – of giving the minimum amount of effort...

Retro Recommendations: Serial Killers

Retro Recommendations: Serial Killers

Josiah L (Year 12), Chief Contributor September 14, 2022

Who doesn’t love a bit of suspense every now and then?   Something that has always fascinated me is the bizarre and twisted outlook of serial killers; what drives them to carry out such malicious...

What Language did you Learn in School?

What Language did you Learn in School?

Elaine L (Year 8) September 7, 2022

Edited by Anson L (Year 10) Well in, Week 7, Year 8 participated in their language program, learning the culture and traditions of Darug. Rather than a traditional timetable class, Darug Week, as the...

We Are the Dodgeball Team

We Are the Dodgeball Team

Marziyah P (Year 8) and Shikha S (Year 8) September 7, 2022

Who will win? William Clarke College in the HICES Debating Grand Finals; everything’s at stake! All those meetings, all those restless afternoons frantically writing speeches, ... All those moments leading...

A New Perspective of Space

A New Perspective of Space

Janice H (Year 9) and Liv S (Year 12) September 2, 2022

Since its launch on Christmas day, NASA has been eagerly waiting for the new James Webb Telescope to take more sensitive images in deep space, for new implications of the universe. Yet, astronomers had...

The Pride Jersey

The Pride Jersey

Shreya M (Year 10) September 2, 2022

In late July 2022, 7 players refused to play for ‘Manly’ against ‘The Roosters’ in an NRL game after the revealing of a ‘Pride Jersey’. The club had announced that the players would wear a...

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: Athletics athlete Sarah McDonald of Team England, David Grevemberg, Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, Matthieu Baumgartner, Vice President Marketing Longines, Dame Louise Martin, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation and Athletics para-athlete Nathan Maguire of Team England pose for a photo during the launch of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games official Countdown Clock on March 09, 2020 in Birmingham, England. Sponsored by Longines, the Countdown Clock will take prime position in Centenary Square with Birmingham 2022 starting the multi-games partnership between the Commonwealth Games Federation and Longines. (Photo by Miles Willis/Getty Images for Birmingham 2022)

Birmingham Bonanza

Anson L (Year 10), Chief Contributor August 31, 2022

"Take your marks...GO!" The Commonwealth Games is certainly an event you want to watch, displaying more than 6,000 of the world's best athletes in 35 sports, all held in Birmingham, England. There was...

Exploring GLO

Exploring GLO

Taylah C (Year 11), Chief Contributor August 31, 2022

The college provides numerous opportunities for students of all ages with something for everyone’s interest, particularly the Christian community of students at the college. One event that stands out...

The Crowd and I

The Crowd and I

Zoe L (Year 11) August 31, 2022

What does it mean to be human? To be a unique and complex individual in a sea of others similarly human, but vastly different in individuality. The Australian Chamber Orchestra explored this aspect of...

What makes a good teacher

What makes a good teacher

Ellina G (Year 10) and Grace C (Year 10) August 31, 2022

Education, whether we like it or not, is a major part of our developmental years. You spend 13 years at school and by the time you graduate, it comprises the vast majority of your life up to that point,...

Make Languages Great Again

Make Languages Great Again

Gianna J (Year 7) August 24, 2022

Edited by James H (Year 10)   はい、そうです   I’m sure we all have friends from different schools, ranging across many areas and education styles. Even though they go to different...

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