Christmas Over the Last 100 Years

By Ariyana Hossain, Year 12     Did you know that although Christmas commemorates the birth of Jesus, the actual celebration of Christmas didn’t begin until the 3rd century AD? This was when Roman church officials decreed December 25 to be the official Christian...

18 Books/Series for a Christmas Wishlist

By Kat Pauly, Year 12 FANTASY A Court of Thorns and Roses (Series) by Sarah J Maas Photo: http://acourtofthornsandroses.wikia.com/wiki/A_Court_of_Thorns_and_Roses_series Books in the Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses #1 (ACOTAR), A Court of Mist and Fury #2...

Classic Christmas Movies

By Chiara Bragato, Year 12   As we all know Christmas is coming up! And the holidays start next week, which means, you will have plenty of time to spare. To fill the time, watching a Christmas movie can get you in the spirit, excited and smiling (even though there is...

2017 Christmas Playlist

By Gabby Couter, Year 12 It’s time to get jolly as the Christmas season is officially upon us! Say goodbye to Halloween and Au Revior to Thanksgiving because December is here and it brought along Christmas. The familiar rustle of Candy Cane wrappers will be heard and...

Why Red and Green for Christmas?

Why are the Christmas colours RED and GREEN? GREEN Evergreen plants like Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe have been used for thousands of years to decorate and brighten up buildings during the long dark winter. They also reminded people that spring would come and that winter...
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