Secondary School

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

The National Young Leaders Day Kicks Off

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 Steps Up

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,

'Monster Mash Dash' for Halloween

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.