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St Hilda’s School

Video TSS students in Oliver! Video

Behind the scenes at the TSS and St Hilda's School production of Oliver!

Check out what students, staff and parents from The Southport School and St Hilda’s School said on the opening night of their latest collaboration – a production of Oliver! The coming-of-age stage musical, Oliver!, is based upon the 1838 novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens: “I’m nervous and excited because we’ve worked so hard for this. Twelve months of planning and eight months of just practise and practise. I’m sure we’ve got this,” said TSS student Max Scott

"I try and read the Bible while I eat breakfast so God’s word is one of the first things I see when I wake up" (Lucy Dougherty)
Reflections

Being guided by the Holy Spirit in everyday life

“By intentionally growing in faith, taking time to reflect and discern before making decisions and sometimes choosing the less popular path are ways that we can be more open to the Holy Spirit guiding us,” says Lucy Dougherty from Gold Coast North Anglican Church and St Hilda’s School

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Non Nobis Solum: How one St Hilda’s School student is living the school’s motto

“Since COVID-19 hit I have seen a lot more people living on the Gold Coast streets. I have also heard and read many stories of people losing their jobs. This made me feel very devastated and I knew that my family and I must try to help in any way we could,” says Year 6 St Hilda’s School student Gabrielle Aloysius, as she shares about a very special partnership she has forged between her school, her local church and business

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Time to listen and learn because change only starts with us

“I gained a greater understanding of the importance of ‘sorry’, Reconciliation and the power of education. I believe encouraging school students to visit places like the Beulah Community, in order to hear directly from First Nations peoples, is essential for creating change,” says Year 12 St Hilda’s School student Aimee Webb on her recent excursion to the Beulah Community and St Mark’s Anglican Church, Buderim