BOOK WEEK IN PICTURES
SCHOOLS across the region have had a busy week with the Balonne Public Speaking Competition and Book Week.
The Book Week parade was held on Friday, August 25, at St Patrick’s.
The biennial event is a wonderful opportunity for students and staff to dress up as their favourite character and celebrate their love of reading.
This year the winners of the region’s school public speaking competition travelled to Bollon for the Balonne Public Speaking Competition.
Students from Hebel, Dirranbandi, Begonia, Thallon, Bollon, St George State School and St Patrick’s Primary School attended.
Judges commended the students on their courage to speak to an audience.
The winner was Edward Rogan from St Patrick’s.
PROUD STUDENTS: Students from Hebel, Dirranbandi, Begonia, Thallon, Bollon, St George State School and St Patrick’s Primary School descended on Bollon for the Balonne Public Speaking Competition.
Ned Kelly, ninjas and characters from Nim’s Island all featured in the Book Week parade last week.
Almost every student in the school dressed up. Whether their costume was about cricket or fairies – everyone joined in.
Students dressed up as their favourite book characters to celebrate Book Week.
The event is a great opportunity for students and staff to dress up as their favourite character to celebrate reading.
Witches, wizards and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory were all on show as part of 2017’s Book Week.
Wizards, wimpy kids and wacky costumes were on all show at the St Patrick’s Book Week parade.
The Book Week parade was a huge success, with almost 100% of students joining in the fun.