Preparing for the
Rotary leads the way at Buddina SS
CHILDREN at Buddina State School are set to be well-equipped for their futures, as they are now one of the first schools involved with Rotary’s Earlyact Club.
Earlyact provides young students the opportunity for gaining an increased awareness and knowledge of their community and the world.
President of Kawana Waters Rotary Club De’Anna Daleney said the school was looking for a program where they could connect their students with the wider community.
“The idea is that the kids will do one activity in each the areas within their school, within their community and internationally,” she said.
“They might go do something in the community such as planting trees.
“Internationally could be them collecting sporting goods to send overseas.
“What we’re looking to do is partnering the students up with students overseas and building up the awareness of other people and how they live their life.”
The mission and operation of Earlyact are closely linked to the ideals of Rotary and provide the foundation and natural succession as children grow.
Ms Daleney said at a young age, all students can easily be encouraged to be
They might go do something in the community such as planting trees.
caring and helpful.
“Their minds are open to recognise the dignity and worth of each individual which builds respect for others,” she said.
Earlyact also promotes understanding and the building of friendships among the club members, engaging students in character-building activities and preparing them for leadership roles to identify and carry out projects which benefit their school, local and global communities.
For more information, visit, www.facebook.com/ KawanaWatersRotaryClub.
READY TO SOAR: Buddina State School students being initiated into the program.