Year 8 students at Tintern Grammar school in Melbourne have split into groups to develop a smoothie flavour and brand. The exciting entrepreneurial project is known as ‘The Smoothie Bar’ and there was plenty of preparation involved before students reached their final product. Students developed necessary skills as well as creativity in the lead up to presenting their product through workshops that taught them about market research, product and brand
Smithtown Public School’s passion for growing healthy food and living life with energy and happiness has caught the attention of familes, friends and the local community. From planting, caring for, eating and celebrating healthy food Smithtown’s school garden program has had a successful response form students, teachers and parents. Nude Food Mondays is one of Smithtown’s newest initiatives, which has gained much support by families from the school. This initiative
Students from all year levels of Damascus College went back in time as they celebrated the 24th annual Damascus Day. Starting as early as the 60’s and travelling right through to the 90’s students dressed in outfits and participated in many activities throughout school. All the activities were run and organised by students. Korina Hegert, Damascus College Development Officer, shared the success by stating “It is a reverent start to the
Whilst many schools have focused (for good reason) on supporting livestock farmers, students at Rockhampton Girls Grammar quickly rallied to support Australia’s strawberry farmers. Their ‘sweet solution’ was for students to line up at morning tea and enjoy some fresh strawberries and ice cream. “Now that all the shops have stopped selling them, the farmers have to throw out all their strawberries and that’s not fair,” said student Maya Elkhishin.
Students at Ocean Road Primary School, south of Perth Western Australia, held their very own science festival on 14th September. Senior students worked in pairs or small groups to research, plan and conduct a scientific investigation of their choice. Students were all required to present a poster including what their investigation was, their hypothesis and an explanation of the science at work behind their investigation. The students from kindergarten to
Whilst people far and wide engaged with the important message behind RUOK Day, staff and students at Peter Carnley Anglican Community School took it to a whole new level. The school, located in Wellard Western Australia, created a huge variety of ways for their community to engage in RUOK Day. Activities on offer included workshops, challenges, games, mindfulness tasks and exercises. The message that flowed through the entire day was ‘reminder to
The National Young Leaders Day features Australia’s most inspirational voices and role models. Halogen Australia has announced that Tim Diamond, the General Manager of the Cotton On Foundation, will be speaking at every upcoming event around Australia. When you walk past a Cotton On store you may not realise that there’s a selection of products on the shelves that are generating millions of dollars for international development projects each year.
St Patrick’s College in Launceston, Tasmania has just completed its annual fundraising event, ‘Lap it Up!’ for the 11th year in a row. The student-led initiative is set out as a 24hr Triathlon, year 12 students participate by swimming, cycling and running. Student executive, along with key supporting staff, are responsible for keeping the event running. Students take on responsibilities and work hard promoting the event, seeking donations from local
Glenwood High School have made a stand against child sexual assault through a moving video created by talented students. Students recognised the enormity of the issue ‘with 1 in 5 children sexually harmed in some way before their 18th Birthday’ and decided to break the silence of horrible crime using their creativity. 30 Students worked together to produce the video aiming to increase awareness of child sexual assault after being
‘Reading Hour’ encourages all Australians to pick up a book and read for one hour on Thursday 20th September 2018. At the bottom of this article you will see how to claim a free book, so that you can be part of it too. “Most vital human functions are accompanied by pleasure, and reading is no exception. I’m proud and delighted to be an Australian Reading Hour Ambassador for 2018,