Secondary School

Beehive Initiative at Nelson College

Nelson College for Girls now have beehives on their own school grounds thanks to some passionate students who are part of the Enviro Action Group. This all began when members of the group started to create beeswax wraps on their weekends and decided to sell them during the week to students. Popular demand saw $200 in profits, allowing them the opportunity to rent their own beehive from ‘Backyard Bee’s’. Students

The Waste Warriors Make a Difference

Students and staff across Suncoast Christian College are taking a stand in the war against waste. Determined to make a change, the school has implemented many new strategies to reduce their environmental impact. The school discovered they produced enough landfill in a year to cover their oval up to the depth of their knees. The school has installed three bin waste streaming systems throughout the campus, allowing students to delegate

Line Dancing at Lunchtime

Junior and senior students at Prince of Peace Lutheran College, in Everton Hills Queensland, combined for a ‘Fiver for a Farmer’ fundraiser on Friday 17th August. A highlight of the day was a joint campus ‘Heel and Toe Polka’ on the oval. During this part of the day, 400 students joined together to do the Heel and Toe Polka, as well as the Achy Breaky Heart line dance (as pictured).

Giant Impact with Giant Musical Chairs

Students and staff at Alstonville High School declared Thursday 16th August as Farmer Day, and raised money for the drought-stricken farmers of Australia. As part of the day, students wore farmer clothes and accessories. The culmination of the day was a GIANT game of musical chairs was played in the school gymnasium, especially themed around farms and farmers. Watch the video link below to see the giant musical chairs in action

Cotton On Foundation at National Young Leaders Day

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 one of the upcoming events. Watch the 1 minute video to meet Tim below. 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

Go Casual for Sick Kids

Year 10 student, Sophie Lenthall, is leading the way with a powerful initiative she has launched herself. ‘Go Casual for Sick Kids’ is a statewide fundraiser occurring on Friday the 19th of October. Sophie has a heart condition known as Supraventricular Tachycardia or ‘SVT’ that has required her to undergo 3 surgeries in the last 4 years. Taken good care of by Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Sophie has decided to

Australia's Most Famous Swimmers to Speak at National Young Leaders Day

The National Young Leaders Day features Australia’s most inspirational voices and role models. Halogen Australia has announced that current swimming superstar Cate Campbell, or recent swimming legend Leisel Jones, will be speaking across every one of the upcoming events. Students with be treated to a unique experience to hear their story, to ask questions, and perhaps even chat up close. Cate will be speaking at the events in Brisbane and

Get Involved: Hay and Hampers for Hope

With farmers suffering through what many are calling the ‘worst drought in living memory’ SchoolAid has today launched its ‘Hay and Hampers for Hope’ campaign. The campaign is calling on 10,000 schools around Australia to donate $100 each, and in doing so raise $1 million to go towards hay for drought-affected livestock and hampers for farming families that are struggling with meeting their living expenses. SchoolAid founder and CEO Sean

Hear John Coutis Live in Perth- Tickets Now On Sale

As part of his upcoming national tour, the inspirational John Coutis is speaking at a special public event in Perth. This is a unique opportunity for people of all ages to hear John in person. Without the lower part of his body, John embraces a full and positive life. He rolls around on his custom skateboard and uses humour to communicate some of life’s most important messages. The Leeuwin Ocean

Students Support Homelessness

The Year 10 Student Leadership Team at Gympie State High School are making a significant contribution, in conjunction with Community Action Gympie. The team was able to choose between numerous community initiatives, and decided on a project involving the provision of care packages to those affected by homelessness. The care packages will coincide with the Homelessness Sleepout, to take place in August. “We’re going to do a big school drive where