November 11th is marked by many poeple, being the anniversary of the end of World War I. In the town of Albany, Western Australia, it holds extra significance because the city was the point of departure for the first Anzac fleet in 1914. This year, rather than having the annual ceremonies in school halls, students from across the region have taken this year’s commemoration to anothetr level. Over 2,000 children
Primary school student leaders, get creative and make your own Christmas cards! To make it easy, follow this info and make cards based on well known book, Macca the Alpaca. In the lead up to Christmas, author Matt Cosgrove has made some activities which are free for anyone to download. First up is the Christmas card template. Print it out, colour it in, fold it up and there you go
Last week was was the commencement of the National Young Leaders Day, hosted by Halogen Australia. The first event was held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, with events to also be held in Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, for both primary and secondary students. The NYLD is a unique opportunity for students to hear first-hand from a number of inspirational Australians. The event in Sydney featured swimming superstar
Scott Guerini takes lots of steps… and all for charity. Scott lives in Perth, Western Australia, and has become an influential fundraiser for Telethon. The well-known charity uses funds to support project and services linked to the Perth Children’s Hospital. When Scott was 4 years old he told his family he wanted to walk 25km to help sick kids. His family told him he wouldn’t be able to make it,
This year Parker School hosted their 19th annual ‘Monster Mash Dash’. The event is a fun run, themed around Halloween. In addition to the running component, costume award categories include the funniest, cutest, best monster, best sports, most creative and best due/group costume. The school uses the event to raise much needed funds for their sports program. Read the full original article here.
Students at Grace Lutheran Primary School recently created a ‘Hope and Help for Farmers’ campaign. Students from the school, located in the Brisbane suburb of Clontarf, knew that many families in the outback were suffering hardship and wanted to help. Students in the Student Representative Council promoted the campaign in their classes, with each class distributing letters to fill with gold coins for this project. Together, the students raised $310 for
As it draws towards the end of the year many students are looking for ways to celebrate and wind-down. Students at St Andrew’s, in Rueters, put down their books for an afternoon to participate in a ‘foam fight’, as pictured. The event took place on the college lawn, and involved hundreds of cans of shaving cream. This year students also wore costumes for the event, ranging from superheroes to bananas.
Lincoln Spalding, a prep student at Mueller College in Queensland, has proved that there is no such thing as ‘too young’ to start making a difference as a leader. Lincoln has been positively impacted by his school chaplain Mr K, and heard that Mr K and a group of school students are going on a trip to Cambodia to help build a house for a needy family. After hearing about
With a strong tradition in boys education Guildford Grammar School, in Perth Western Australia, has recently transitioned into a co-educational school. This means that for the first time in its 122 year history the school will introduce female students onto the student leadership team in 2019. There will be 7 girls on the team of 18 students which demonstrates exciting progress. 2018 was the first year that the school had
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