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The Loom

The Loom newsletter keeps our Old Girls up to date on Abbotsleigh and Old Girls' news and events. For sustainability reasons, we prefer to send The Loom via email so please ensure your email details are up to date; if you do not use email, please make sure that we have your current mailing address. You can update your contact details here. If you do not receive The Loom, and would like to, please contact the Alumni Relations Manager, Heleen Fourie or call +61 2 9473 7740.  Below you will find recent editions of The Loom.







 

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Old Girl news

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Old Girls | History The first HSC cohort
Old Girls from the first Abbotsleigh cohort to ever sit the Higher School Certificate exams following its introduction in 1967 writes about their expe ...
   

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Senior College | Old Girls | History Tildesley Shield 100 years on
The Tildesley shield, a tennis tournament in which Abbotsleigh participates, celebrates its 100 year anniversary in 2018.
   

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Middle School | Senior College | Old Girls Leadership at Abbotsleigh
Abbotsleigh Old Girl and Deputy Headmistress Victoria Rennie talks about her love of education and her interests outside of school.
   

Robotics
Senior College | Old Girls Robotics at Abbotsleigh: Help the ARTEMIS Club
ARTEMIS is an acronym for Abbotsleigh Robotics Team: Engineering, Mathematics, Inspiration, Science. The team designed its logo with arrows to represe ...
   

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Old Girls An Abbotsleigh evening to remember
Our annual networking evening saw Old Girls gather to hear from a guest speaker at a restaurant owned by current Abbotsleigh parents.
   

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Old Girls | History The formation of our Old Girls' Union
Founded on 23 May 1908, the Abbotsleigh Old Girls' Union is amongst the earliest school alumni unions to be formed in Australia.
   

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Careers Night
Senior College | Old Girls What did we learn from Careers Night?
Abbotsleigh Careers Advisor Marg Selby reports on the recent Careers Night and some of the key lessons for students that came from discussions with Ol ...
   

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Old Girls Abbotsleigh Old Girls' Golf Day 2016
The Abbotsleigh Old Girls' Golf Day took place at Mona Vale Golf Course in November 2016, to contest the Presidents Cup and The Salver.
   

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Old Girls New Abbotsleigh Deputy Head is an Old Girl
Victoria Rennie (Gosper, 1987) has been appointed as Deputy Head and Head of Senior School at Abbotsleigh to commence at the start of 2017.
   

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Old Girls Abbotsleigh Old Girls' Union new executive committee
At the recent Abbotsleigh Old Girls Union AGM, our new Committee members and Executive team were voted in.
   

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Old Girls | Giving Vision in silk
Exclusive to Abbotsleigh is this beautiful silk scarf featuring the artwork of Old Girl and former Abbotsleigh Indigenous Scholar, Hannah Ranby (2013 ...
   

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Old Girls Award of excellence for an Old Girl
Microbiologist and Abbotsleigh Old Girl Dr Rebecca LeBard (Smith 1995) was honoured in September 2016 with a national award for teaching excellence.
   

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Junior School | Old Girls Our junior exhibiting artists
Four Junior School students have their art on display at the Sydney Children’s Hospital INSPIRE School’s Art Prize 2016 - and bump into an Abbotsleigh ...
   

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Old Girls All power to Kiana
Abbotsleigh Old Girl Kiana Elliott takes out silver and bronze in the the 2016 International Weightlifting Federation Junior World Championships at T ...
   

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Old Girls Lifetime achievement for Florence
Former Abbotsleigh student Florence Stockwell-Everts (Harding 1939) was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as a landscape architect.
   

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Jennifer Laurence
Old Girls Taking the Barrier Reef to Paris
Artist and Abbotsleigh Old Girl Janet Laurence takes the message of climate change to Paris.
   

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Karen Simmer 2015 RESIZED
Old Girls From little things big things grow
Abbotsleigh Old Girl Dr Karen Simmer received an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine in the field of paediatrics.
   

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Rosemary Hoskins
Old Girls | Giving Passion for education and Indigenous affairs motivates a bequest
The success of the Indigenous Scholarships program has resulted in an increase in the diversity of our school. Here a former student tells why she sup ...
   

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Hannah Ranby with her indigenous artwork at Abbotsleigh
Old Girls | Giving Yalari student reflects on her Abbotsleigh adventures
From Moree, Hannah was schooled at Abbotsleigh through the Indigenous Scholarship with the Abbotsleigh Foundation and Yalari. Here Hannah reflects on ...
   

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