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Libby's Koala and Wildlife Crusade

Since 2016, 13-year-old Libby has been passionately advocating and raising money for Australian koalas after learning they are due to be extinct in QLD and NSW by 2050! Her journey began after watching an episode of The Living Room where Dr Chris Brown spoke about the dwindling numbers of koalas. Libby has contributed to a number of great causes over the past two years such as the Adelaide Koala &

Christmas Hampers from Coomera

Students in years 7 to 11 at Coomera Anglican School have had the opportunity to help out those living on the Gold Coast who are in need this Christmas season. They have been collecting donations to assemble Christmas hampers that will be passed on to the St John’ Crisis Centre is located in Surfers Paradise. This is a service that cares for the homeless and those in need on the

Teachers Photobomb Graduating Students

Teachers at Northside Christian College have created a fun video to farewell their Graduating Class of 2018. A number of Year 12 students from Northside Christian College were asked to read a prepared script as part of a surprise video for their teachers to say thank you. Little did they know, that their teachers had something else planned for them all along. Throughout the video, staff from NCC surprise the

Sisters and Brothers in Arms

Students, teachers, and staff from Wynyard High School all participated in either a ‘Sisterhood’ or ‘Brothers in Arms Day’. The day was held to help foster connections within the school community and as an opportunity for students to learn from positive role models. The day consisted of a wide range of fun activities and students could elect which to participate in. For the girls there was zorbing, yoga, car maintenance, natural

Hampers for Hornsby

Barker College Students have taken initiative and used resources from their College to help the local community. With involvement from prep students all the way to senior students, the whole school have come together to make hampers for those in need this Christmas. Partnering with two organisations, St Peters Anglican Church in Hornsby and Hornsby Connect the school was able to reach people who may be struggling this Christmas. “We’ll

Student Voice Makes Peers More Comfortable

Students are taking initiative and making their voices heard in a professional manner, influencing real change in their classrooms and schools. One committee, led by Mather High School students, serves as a platform to explore solutions regarding students who “didn’t feel comfortable coming to school, weren’t paying attention in class, and sometimes skipped lessons altogether”. The committee at Mather employed many strategies in order to find the cause of this

Colour Run in Moree

Moree Secondary College students have held a ‘colour run’ and raised over $2,000 for local causes. About 400 people particpated, including staff, students, parents and other family members. The event involve a running track, in which runners would pass through sections of colour dust (as pictured) A total of $2,020.90 was raised, which will be split between the Moree Secondary College P&C, a Christmas present drive for local families in

Student Action on Climate Change

Students from Lismore, in central Victoria, are inspired to protest political inaction on climate change and the Adani coal mine. To have a positive influence, these students (pictured) have connected with a nation wide movement called ‘School Strike 4 Climate Change’. The campaign is gaining rapid momentum among Australian kids with students aged 5-18 organising ‘school walk out’ events in cities and towns across Australia. To find out more about

Remembrance Day with a Difference

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

Get Creative with Christmas Cards

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