Some of Korowa's recent news and media releases are listed below.
For media enquiries, contact Korowa Communications Officer, Michelle Gardiner on 03 9811 0293Korowa students receive Premier's VCE Awards 05 June 2013 Three students from Korowa’s Class of 2012 will be awarded a Premier’s VCE Award at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre today. Wennyi Ding (Further Mathematics), Gwen Young (Geography) and Danica Joseph (Specialist... Read more Korowa students attend Olympics for the mind 04 June 2013 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School congratulates Year 11 student Eliza Janssen, Year 10 student Vivienne Bear and Year 9 student Bethia Sun who have been chosen to represent Australia at the international finals of the Future Problem... Read more Korovians awarded 2013 Freemasons Scholarships 27 May 2013 Korowa Anglican Girls' School would like to congratulate 2012 Year 12 students Madeleine Wemyss and Gwen Young after both were awarded Freemasons Victoria Post Secondary Scholarship Awards. The awards recognise Madeleine and... Read more Careers Day Success 21 May 2013 Korowa Anglican Girls' School Year 11 and 12 students say their career aspirations are sky high after a number of inspiring industry professionals attended the School’s annual Careers Day last week. Run in conjunction with Sacre... Read more Korowa students win literary accolades 20 February 2013 Two Korowa students have achieved outstanding results in the recent Express Media National Writing Competition for Under 18s. Each year, only five entries are short-listed for the John Marsden Young Writer of the Year Award and many... Read more Outstanding year for Class of 2012 17 December 2012 Media Statement from Mrs Christine Jenkins, Korowa Anglican Girls’ School Principal “We congratulate our Year 12 graduates on achieving truly exceptional results that are testament to the commitment they have demonstrated... Read more 2014 Scholarships now open 04 December 2012 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School is pleased to offer Academic, Music and General Excellence Scholarships to outstanding students. 2014 Scholarships will be available to external students who will be in Years 5 – 11 in 2014. Current... Read more Artwalk 16 November 2012 Korowa's grounds will be transformed into a walking art trail as part of the School's annual Artwalk. Showcasing student work from Korowa’s Junior, Middle and Senior Schools, the Artwalk gives parents, friends and our wider community... Read more Creative minds unite to solve future world problems 18 October 2012 Students from Korowa Anglican Girls’ School have scooped the pool in an Australian problem solving competition winning four national prizes and a coveted place for a student to represent Australia in the Future Problem Solving Program... Read more Korowa students selected for prestigious Science Forum 10 September 2012 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School students have for the sixth year running received a place in the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) –– a gathering of the brightest students with the potential to become tomorrow’s... Read more Korowa students take on Run Around the World challenge 31 August 2012 Korowa Anglican Girls' School students will get active next Wednesday 5 September at lunchtime as part of a nationwide attempt to run a whole lap of the world in a day to mark Australia’s inaugural National Health & Physical... Read more Colours of the tropics bring Mali the Elephant to life 14 August 2012 Students from Korowa Anglican Girls’ School in Glen Iris have been busily putting the final touches to Mali the Elephant – a replica sculpture in tribute to the first baby elephant calf born at Melbourne Zoo. Inspired by the... Read more Korowa Open Morning 14 August 2012 Prospective parents can see Korowa in action at an upcoming Open Morning to be held on Tuesday 14 August from 9am-12noon. The Open Morning will commence with an address from our Principal, Mrs Christine Jenkins, and include hourly... Read more Korowa 2011 top achiever receives Premier's Award 27 June 2012 Ariane Formosa, Year 12 2011 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School graduate, has won a coveted Premier’s VCE Award for her outstanding results and achievement in German. The Premier’s Awards acknowledge the outstanding results of... Read more Upcoming Parent Seminars at Korowa 30 May 2012 Korowa warmly invites members of the community to attend one of our parent seminars. Informative and interactive, these seminars provide parents with an opportunity to hear from renowned experts on popular parenting topics & issues. All... Read more Honk! 14 May 2012 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School students brought the timeless tale of ‘The Ugly Duckling’ to life in the recent Middle School Production of Honk! Jnr – an adaptation of Honk! The production told the story of Ugly, a... Read more Free Cybersafety Parent Seminar 11 May 2012 Young people today are immersed in digital technologies. Using the internet and mobile technologies to socialise, study, exchange ideas and play has many benefits, but there are also risks. To help your children stay safe online, Korowa... Read more Korowa students scoop top prizes in Chinese Essay Competition 26 April 2012 Four Korowa Anglican Girls’ School students received the top three prizes in the 12th annual Chinese Youth Essay Competition - a global competition attracting 126,000 essay submissions worldwide from more than 120 schools.... Read more A night with Marney McQueen 15 March 2012 Melbourne performer Marney McQueen regaled audiences with several hilarious alter-egos including ‘Rosa the Russian Beautician’ at the recent ‘A Night with Marney McQueen & Friends’ show held at Korowa Anglican... Read more Antipodes exhibition 08 March 2012 Korowa's Gallery Ranfurlie 2012 season kicks off this month with 'Antipodes' - a free exhibition featuring the work of Melbourne artists Hans Schiebold and Wendy Grace. Grace’s softly executed abstractions contrast greatly with the... Read more Understanding Children's Behaviour: Free Parent Seminar 28 February 2012 Renowned early childhood researcher and educational consultant Kathy Walker will present at an upcoming parent seminar to be held at Korowa on Wednesday 7 March. The topic, 'Understanding Children's Behaviour: A Survival Guide for Parents'... Read more Uniform Shop Holiday Hours 16 January 2012 Parents are reminded that Korowa's Uniform Shop will be open at various times before Term 1 2012 commences. See below for details on opening hours: Saturday 21 January 2012 9am-4pm Wednesday 25 January 2012 9am-4pm Friday 27 January 2012... Read more Class of 2011 continues VCE results excellence 16 December 2011 Media Statement from Mrs Christine Jenkins, Korowa Anglican Girls’ School Principal. Read more Art Walk on Show 08 November 2011 Experience the diversity of artistic talent at Korowa from ELC through to VCE in a walking trail of artworks displayed at the school. The annual Art Walk features an eclectic cross-section of artworks in a range of media from drawings to... Read more Investigating the Wellbeing of our Environment 27 October 2011 Korowa’s Year 5 students researched and presented a range of thought-provoking interactive displays as part of ‘The Wellbeing of Our Environment’ Showcase held this week. Students explored themes associated with the ways... Read more Korowa students in National History Challenge finals 26 September 2011 Two of Korowa’s Year 7 students will be representing Victoria in the finals of the National History Challenge. In response to the theme ‘Defining Moments’, students Tiana Clover and Jemima Senitt created a museum display... Read more Cirque du Sillay Saves the Day: Junior School Production 12 September 2011 Korowa’s Junior School will bring the conservation message to life in a circus-inspired school production, ‘Cirque du Sillay Saves the Day’. Penned by the Head of Junior School Music, Mr Adrian Hall, the production is set... Read more Korowa students selected for National Youth Science Forum 06 September 2011 In a rare feat for a single school, three Korowa Anglican Girls’ School students have been chosen to participate in the 2012 National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) –– a gathering of the brightest students with the potential... Read more Secrets of a success-oriented mindset revealed 24 August 2011 World-renowned motivation researcher and Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck will address parents on how they can develop a success-oriented mindset among their daughters at a seminar to be held at Korowa Anglican Girls’... Read more Book lovers' parade to inspire love of literature 23 August 2011 Korowa’s Junior School paid tribute to some of literature’s most enduring characters in a colourful parade of book characters held during Book Week 2011 (22-26 August). One of the longest running children’s festivals in... Read more Colours of the desert inspire new exhibition 16 August 2011 The distinctive and changing colours of the Ikuntji region have inspired a new exhibition opening at Korowa Anglican Girls’ School’s Gallery Ranfurlie on 23 August. Located 230 kilometres west of Alice Springs in the Northern... Read more Korowa Students Continue to Excel at University 04 July 2011 A Monash University report indicates that Korowa Anglican Girls' School graduates’ university progress and retention rates are, in most cases, consistently well above those of their cohort. The study compared the percentage of units... Read more Basketball Skills Blitz 27 June 2011 Year 6 students from Korowa Anglican Girls’ School were put through their paces by rising basketball star and Melbourne Tigers player Lucas Walker in a skills clinic today. Lucas ran two 45-minute intensive clinics with the Year 6... Read more Schoolgirl Cricketers Take on the Boys in World Tour 15 June 2011 Year 11 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School student, Charlotte Killeen, is bound for cricket glory, embarking on an international tour of UK and Singapore with 16 other talented schoolgirl cricketers later this month. Encouraged by former... Read more Korowa's Cross Country Success 08 June 2011 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School’s Cross Country team had a good showing at the Girls’ Sport Victoria (GSV) Championship Carnival at Bundoora Park, held last Friday 3 June. With 24 GSV-member schools from across Melbourne... Read more Premier's Award for Korowa Art Student 30 May 2011 One of Korowa Anglican Girls' School's 2010 graduates, Jess Ginberg, has been awarded a Premier’s VCE Award for her studies in Art. The Premier’s VCE Awards acknowledge the outstanding results of individual students but also pay... Read more Korowa - a Consistent High Achiever 24 May 2011 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School has again proven itself to be one of the most consistently high-performing schools in the State for VCE results. Ranked second in 2010 (with a median VCE study score of 36), our median VCE scores have... Read more Time and Place: Exhibition 20 May 2011 A Gallery Ranfurlie exhibition now showing entitled Time and Place features the diverse work of three artists, Thanh Croft, Moses Tan and Elaine Tzimokas (2001 Korowa graduate), all linked by the notion of capturing a place in time. From... Read more Korowa Website Among Top Sites Worldwide 20 April 2011 Korowa’s website has been named an Official Honouree in the 15th Annual Webby Awards – an international competition regarded as the internet’s most respected symbol of success. One of only 10 Official Honourees in the... Read more Archibald Accolade for Korowa 12 April 2011 Korowa Anglican Girls’ School’s Art Technician Natasha Bieniek has been named a finalist in the prestigious Archibald Prize for Portraiture. Her miniature self-portrait, measuring 4x5cm, is believed to be the smallest ever... Read more Korovians on Stage and Screen 07 April 2011 Korowa graduates Bella Heathcote and Marney McQueen are making a name for themselves in Tinseltown and the Melbourne stage. Bella Heathcote, who graduated from Korowa in 2005, has recently landed coveted roles opposite Hollywood stars,... Read more School Walks in the Shoes of Japanese Children 05 April 2011 Korowa students participated in a moving tribute to the children affected by the Japanese tsunami by symbolically 'walking in the shoes' of victims by walking from Korowa, along Burke Road in Glen Iris, to raise community awareness and... Read more