​This week I am writing to you from Harvard University where Tracy Healy (Deputy Principal) and I are completing a week long course. The Summer School intensive is run by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and we have joined with 106 colleagues

You may have seen our new advertising campaign recently in the Moonee Valley Leader newspaper! The advert features the School’s new branding design and tag line “all about the girl”, and is intended to highlight Lowther Hall’s excellent location within Essendon and its proximity to transport links.

​Today there have been a number of special events across the school with Year 9s returning from their adventures in Central Australia and Vietnam, Year 11s enjoying the second day of their leadership camp, Years 8 and 10 participating in a special cross-age program and Year 5s taking part in the Maths Games Day.

Year 4 student Tayla Soch has been awarded the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority award ‘Junior Triple Zero Hero’ at their 12th annual ceremony this week, for her outstanding effort when dialling 000 to save her mum.

​This week our Years 10, 11 and 12 students are completing their mid-year examinations – an important opportunity to consolidate and demonstrate their learning this year to date and to gain valuable experience working under time constraints. This kind of assessment method is just one way in which the girls can demonstrate their skills – it is

Our congratulations to Year 11 student Ashleigh for her exemplary performances on Channel 9’s ‘The Voice’. Over a number of weeks the Lowther Hall community, along with Australian television audiences, have been following Ashleigh’s journey and her time spent on team Jessie J.

During her time leading Junior School, Mrs Prandolini worked with great passion and dedication to create a community of confident and happy learners. She modelled and inspired high standards and was committed to ensuring that Lowther Hall remained a leader in teaching and nurturing its primary school students.