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Teachers Dunked into Freezing Water

Stawell Primary Students have jumped on board holding their own ‘Big Freeze’ event to help raise money and awareness for organisation FightMND (Fight Motor Neurone Disease). The ‘Daniher’s Drive’ event happening in the regional community, was a catalyst for the school to practically get involved as well. The school hosted a blue themed casual dress day and at lunchtime, staff members faced an ice cold dunk tank where students had

The Speakers Chosen to Inspire Students at the National Young Leaders Day

Halogen Australia has recently announced the first list of speakers who will inspire students at the upcoming National Young Leaders Days (listed below). There are two noticeable features in the line-up. Firstly, there are numerous speakers who are travelling to speak at multiple events, giving students in all cities the unique opportunity to hear from high-profile interstate speakers. Secondly, there is a significant proportion of strong female role-models included among

New Leaders for a New School

Adelaide Botanic High School will open in 2019, providing a unique opportunity for a group of students to be the inaugural school leaders. The school has launched ‘SYNERGY’, their student leadership program, as one of their highest priorities. The program consists of three strands; Endeavour, Advocacy and Unite. Students joining the team will undergo a series of workshops that help build the team dynamic as well as develop personal leadership

Relay to Cure Cancer

Students from Coomera Anglican College are preparing for their ninth annual Relay for Life on 27- 28 October, an event that has seen the College raise more than $25,000 for the Cancer Council since 2010. The event involves participants walking in relay teams throughout the night, having collected sponsorship donations in advance of them setting out on the challenging overnight walk. Year 12 students, Chloe and Kelly said “The 2017

New Book: Beyond This Moment

Beyond This Moment is a new book by popular youth speaker Nathan ‘Dubsy’ Want. Launched last week, this book gives teens practical tools to navigate life’s important moments. “The book designed to help young people navigate the inescapable moments that will come in their lifetime” says Dubsy. “Moments of triumph. Moments of struggle. Moments of grief. Moments of decision. Moments that can change lives.” The book contains 17 ‘bite sized’ chapters,

The Smoothie Bar Project

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

Nude Food Monday

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 Organise a Blast From the Past

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

Students Show Support for Strawberries

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 Invent a Festival of Science

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