CELEBRATING NGARGEE GROUND
This year, we celebrated a very beautiful Reconciliation School Meeting at Penbank. With Bunjil the eagle flying above, and the morning fog lifting to reveal a divine morning sun, our school gathered together for a commemoration and smoking ceremony. Sharing warmth and respect at this most special School Meeting.
David Quin and Peter Aldenhoven, together Aunty Roseina Woods, Lionel Lauch and Wenzel Carter spoke of the significance of our new Corroboree Area, now called Ngargee Ground (meaning a meeting or performance space in Boon Wurrung language). This name was suggested by Woodleigh School's Director of Indigenous Education, Peter Aldenhoven, as one which would honour the language of country, a most appropriate name for this place. Absolutely!
Thank you to Lindsey Veale and Marc Schneider (Property and Grounds) for the creation of this beautiful meeting place. And many thanks to our guests, Aunty Roseina Woods, Lionel Lauch and Wenzel Carter for joining us on the day.