School’s out for Year 12
IT’S that time of year again to ring the old school bell for the last time.
School’s out for summer this Friday for the Year 12 students of Mossman State High School and they could not be happier.
The countdown is nearly over and students are eagerly preparing for end of exams and celebrations at their graduation, formal and Schoolies trips.
Principal of Mossman State High Deborah Kachel said that the Year 12 students are very excited for their final day of school this Friday and have been very focused on their end of year exams.
For the last day the students will party at Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas with variety of beach activities such as beach volleyball and a delicious barbeque. The students will return to the school grounds at midday where they will ring the traditional old school bell as a sign they are dismissed.
After that bell rings the students are off to glamour themselves in their formal attire for their end of year formal set to take place at the Sheraton Mirage on Friday night.
While a common trend for students is to party “Schoolies” at Airlie Beach or the Sunshine Coast, a lot of students have decided to steer clear from the crowds and holiday with a small group of friends in other locations.
Year 12 student Hannah Hober hopes to become a primary school teacher after studying at university and visiting New Zealand.
“I will probably be really sad to say goodbye to my school friends but I am looking forward to becoming a teacher and going to New Zealand in the holidays,” she said.
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