Secondary School

Student 'Foam Fight' at St Andrew's

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.

School Announces First Ever Female Student Leaders

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

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

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.

Leading the Way with RUOK

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