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
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,
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