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
Glenwood High School have made a stand against child sexual assault through a moving video created by talented students. Students recognised the enormity of the issue ‘with 1 in 5 children sexually harmed in some way before their 18th Birthday’ and decided to break the silence of horrible crime using their creativity. 30 Students worked together to produce the video aiming to increase awareness of child sexual assault after being
‘Reading Hour’ encourages all Australians to pick up a book and read for one hour on Thursday 20th September 2018. At the bottom of this article you will see how to claim a free book, so that you can be part of it too. “Most vital human functions are accompanied by pleasure, and reading is no exception. I’m proud and delighted to be an Australian Reading Hour Ambassador for 2018,
The student leaders at St Mary’s Anglican Girls School in Perth organised a successful week of activities to engage students in Mental Health Week. Held from September 3rd-7th, the activities were led by the the Wellbeing Ambassadors, Lily and Talea. Monday featured a silent disco and a ‘smile’ photo booth. Tuesday featured a flash mob meditation and well as a ‘treat yourself wheel’ where students could spin a wheel to
Students and staff across Sacred Heart College Sorrento, have gathered together to fundraise for Daffodil Day. A cause close to home for so many members of Sacred Heart’s Community. “Cancer touches all people and in a College with 1400 students, 190 staff and the wider College community, it’s constantly brought to our attention that one in eight members of our community will be affected in some way.“ Rossana (teacher) said.
Come the end of VCE exams, fourteen year twelve students from St Peter’s College Cranbourne are setting off on a trip to the Solomon Islands. The trip will see students lending a helping hand to their sister school, Bishop Epalle Catholic School. This is the 7th year of the relationship between schools which St Peter’s principal Chris Black describes has continually grown from “strength to strength”. The community around Honiara has
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
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
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).