Students show off pizazz
Performers ‘argh’ ready to give it their best on stage
BEING one of the smallest schools in the region, its 26 students are not short on talent or confidence.
The students of Booyal State School have been meeting each Friday afternoon at a secret location to rehearse this year’s performance, Pirates of Pizazz.
The pirate cast have been tight-lipped about the show and working tirelessly preparing for their grand performance at this year’s graduation ceremony on December 8.
The Booyal students worked hard making the specially designed invitations and all were sent out to the pirate families. The community is welcome to attend the grand celebration.
Encouraging the students and preparing the routine was Michelle Brumwell, a Childers local and dance instructor.
“The students are excited about their up and coming performance,” Miss Brumwell said.
As part of the arts development in the school, Miss Bramwell instructs the teachers and shows them how to teach the students performing arts and drama.
“It’s great to see schools involved in performing arts and encouraging students to express themselves,” she said.
Booyal State School principal Dawn Dolinski said every Booyalian should know how much the students have achieved with the performance.
“This is directly linked to how focused, industrious and determined they have been every day,” Mrs Dolinski said.
With the end of the school year fast approaching, the school principal invites Childers and the wider region to attend Pirate of Pizazz.
The young acting stars plan to entertain and display their talents for all to see.
“Certainly showing their ‘Booyal Best’,” Mrs Dolinski said.
“Being able to offer this experience, where students are exposed to an industry professional, has many positives, including those of role modelling, aspiration, confidence growth, relationship building and risk taking as well as seeing to outcomes of the arts curriculum,” she said.
BOOYAL PIRATES: Back row: Daniel Wallis, Jessica Warren, Kees Paten and Kaylah Loveday. 3rd row: Maddy Loveday, Toby Bendell, Doc MacLaren-McGregor, Michelle Brumwell, Rachel Paten, Paul Vella, Mitchell Rush. 2nd row: Jayden Hintz, Aliyah Hintz, Mary Vella, Charlie Vella, Cooper Vellacott, Leeroy Warren and Clinton Warren. Front: Mason Gray, Jessica Mandrek, Haley Wallis, Deklyn Loveday, Danita Horner and Hamish Vellacott.