Lowther in the Media
Life in the fast lane
Year 11 student Maddison has recently become the U18 Australian Champion in the 800m and 1500m track events. A story about her achievements was featured in the Moonee Valley Leader Newspaper 30/3/16.
Lowther Hall is partnering with St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne to provide the first girls’ cathedral choir in the southern hemisphere. This significant milestone for our school, and appropriate recognition of girls and women within the Anglican Church, was featured in Channel 9 News report. You can watch it here.
singing their way into history
Page 3 of the Herald Sun 12/2/16 features the smiling faces of our Lowther Hall students! We are proud to announce that Lowther Hall will be partnering with St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne to provide the first girls’ cathedral choir in the southern hemisphere. St Paul's Cathedral also celebrates this milestone on their website here.
WOMAN BOSS KICKS EARLY GOALS
Old Grammarian and current staff member, Leanne Backwell, has become the second female President of the Lancefield Football Netball Club. You can read a story about her appointment here.
AWARD OPENS NEW DOORS
Zoe and Stephanie (class of 2015) and Tamara (class of 2014) were featured in the Moonee Valley Leader (9/12/15) for their achievements in completing the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.
ELLEN OUR INSPIRATION
Year 4 have created a video message to Ellen DeGeneres explaining why they have chosen her as their inspirational figure, and uploaded it to her video sharing website 'ellentube'. Their video has reached the 'best of user submitted' page. You can view the video here.
FUTURE LEADERS LEARN LIFESKILLS
Zoe Hawke (class of 2015) was celebrated in an article in the Midland Express recently for her achievement in completing her Gold Duke of Edinburgh award.
OLD GRAMMARIAN JULIE HASKELL PRESENTS CONCERT AT THE MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE
Melbourne pianist and old grammarian Julie Haskell (class of 1981) presented a concert showcasing well-known sonata movements by Mozart and Beethoven, in the Salon of the Melbourne Recital Centre Thursday 29 October.
LET THEM EAT CAKE
Our 95th Anniversary celebrations (including our special birthday cake) were featured in the Moonee Valley Leader Newspaper (14/10/15).
RENEE ROBERTS IS WHIPPING NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK'S VIRTUAL OFFERINGS INTO SHAPE
Renee Roberts (class of 1982) was featured in the Herald Sun (18/9/15) for her continuing work at the National Australia Bank. You can view this article here.
LET'S PLAY SOMETHING WITH SOUL
Tiffany (Year 4) was featured in the Herald Sun (1/9/2015) in an article relating to her work with the Melbourne Youth Orchestra.
Old Grammarian Marie-Lauren Romano (class of 2007) was featured in the Moonee Valley Weekly Review's Local Lowdown! (11/8) She is a featured artisan at the 'Generic Ethnic' Exhibition in Brunswick.
The Moonee Valley Leader 12/8 let readers know that the Royal Flying Doctor Service visited our School!
Year 4 students Katie, Tiffany, Sophia and Ava can be found on page 2 of the Moonee Valley Leader 29/7. They have won the state-wide Year 4 Mathematics Games Day!
ESSENDON STUDENTS JOIN OPERA AUSTRALIA FOR THE MAGIC FLUTE PRODUCTION AT CLOCKTOWER CENTRE
Selected Lowther Hall students performed with Opera Australia recently. You can find this news story at the Moonee Valley Leader website here.
MOONEE PONDS ROWING CHAMP PICKS UP DICK REYNOLDS SPORT SCHOLARSHIP
Ria Thompson (Year 12) was celebrated recently in the Moonee Valley Leader for her sporting achievements. You can read more about her in their article here.
GET A HANDLE ON THE 'SCANDLE'
Our Senior School production for 2015 is 'The School For Scandal'. Moonee Valley Leader Newspaper printed a news story with an insight into the production. You can view the article here.
MOOMBA QUEEN PALLAVI SHARDA ON HER QUEST FOR BOLLYWOOD STARDOM
Old Grammarian Pallavi Sharda was selected as Moomba Queen for 2015. She visited our School to teach Year 7 students a Bollywood dance lesson. You can view the VIDEO at the Sydney Morning Herald website here.
SINGER TO HELP CREATE BRIGHTER FUTURE
Silvie Palladino performed with the Victorian Welsh Male Choir at a gala concert at our School. You can read this article at the Moonee Valley Leader here.
STUDENTS SELECTED AS BALLKIDS AT THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Nastasia Cartsidimas, Ruby Mills and Julia Spagna have been selected from over 2,000 others to become Ballkids at the 2015 Australian Open. You can read this article on the Herald Sun website here.
Madelyn Kelcey and Emma Rowe were celebrated in the Moonee Valley Leader Newspaper (26/11/14) for achieving their Gold level of the Duke of Edinburgh's award.
Pallavi Sharda (class of 2003) has landed the lead role in the new major Australian film adaptation of Helen Garner’s award-winning non-fiction book 'Joe Cinque’s Consolation: A True Story of Death, Grief and the Law.' You can view this article about her at The Weekly Review (14/11/14) here.
GOLDEN GIRL WINS STATE TITLES IN SINGLES AND DOUBLES
Angel Marazita (Year 10) has won gold at the Schoolaerobics National Finals. You can view this article about her at the Moreland Leader Newspaper (01/09/14) here.
DANCE PAIR ARE MOVING UP IN THE WORLD
Stephanie Leyden (class of 2013) will represent Australia at the World Dancesport Championships. You can view this article about her at the Moonee Valley Leader (06/08/14) here.
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JUNIOR PROBLEM SOLVERS COME TOGETHER
Grade 4 students from across Victoria visited us for a Mathematics Games Day recently. You can view this article at the Moonee Valley Weekly Review (08/07/2014) here.
LOWTHER HALL ANNUAL MUSIC CONCERT
Our annual music concert will be held at the Melbourne Recital Centre on 3 September. For more information and ticket sales, click here.
LOWTHER HALL'S LOVE OF DANCE CROSSES SCHOOL BOUNDARIES
Our VCE dance students featured in an article in the Moonee Valley Weekly Review (08/05/2014). You can view this article here.
YOUNG ESSENDON SOCCER STAR IS RIGHT ON THE BALL
Kelly Lam (Year 8) has been named Sports Star at the recent Victorian School Sports Awards. You can view this article in the Moonee Valley Weekly Review (08/04/2014) here.
LOWTHER HALL GOLDEN GIRLS TAKE TRACK HONOURS
Leteitia Presser, Molly Gallagher and Maddison Caulfield became state champions at the Victorian Athletics Championships. You can view the article at the Moonee Valley Weekly Review (16/3/2014) here.
BOLLYWOOD BECKONS FOR CULTURAL MASCOT
Pallavi Sharda (class of 2003) is taking Bollywood by storm. See this article about her from the Sydney Morning Herald (15/12/2013) here.
PALLAVI SHARDA, OUR BOLLYWOOD STAR
The Moonee Valley Weekly Review has compiled a photo gallery of our very own Bollywood star Pallavi Sharda (class of 2003). You can view this here.
JUNIOR MATHS BRAINS FIND RIGHT FORMULA AT LOWTHER HALL
Lowther Hall hosted schools from all over Victoria for a Maths event day, designed to challenge and inspire our brightest young mathematicians. You can see the article at the Moonee Valley Weekly Review here.
LOWTHER HALL STUDENTS GET THE GOOD WORD ON WRITING
Oscar-winning animator Adam Elliott visited Lowther Hall students for Book Week celebrations. You can view the article at the Moonee Valley Weekly Review (26/08/2013) here.
TEENAGERS TO PAY TRIBUTE AT ST ALBANS ANGLICAN CHURCH ANZAC DAY SERVICE IN COBURG
Caitlin Minney (year 10) pays tribute war veterans during Anzac Day celebrations. You can view the article at the Leader Newspaper (17/04/2013) here.
PAST HAS PRESENCE FOR HISTORY BUFF KELSEY
Monash University student Kelsey Collins (class of 2011) volunteers her spare time at the Essendon Historical Society. You can view the article at the Moonee Valley Weekly Review (28/03/2014)