PRESENTING SCHOOL LEADERS
AT Port Douglas State School (PDSS) all students are encouraged to develop their leadership skills in order to support fellow students and to benefit the wider community. All student leaders demonstrate and model our school values of being safe, respectful and being a learner.
This year Port Douglas State school’s Student Representative Council (SRC) is made up of 21 school leaders in total — four school captains, eight sports captains and nine Reef Guardians.
Being a school leader at Port Douglas State School involves the active involvement in school activities, and encouraging the involvement of other students in their schooling pursuits.
“Leadership to me involves being friendly to your peers and making their time at school better. I would like to provide choices at lunchtimes for students and help raise money for the school and community”: August Gaske.
This year the SRC committee which is formed through the collaboration of all school leaders and aims to continue to do fundraising activities. In a hope to raise money for the school and deserving charities. Some of the leaders have already started planning some ideas. “I would like to raise money for new toys for the Mossman Hospital waiting room”: Brianna Ingram. “I want to build a pond to collect rain water, and put fish in it. So when you empty the pond the nutrients will go into the garden to help plants grow”: Corey Bickford. “Make prizes for a raffle to support Paws and Claws”: Scarlet Mason.
Congratulations to the following leaders: School Captains: Corey Bickford and Brianna Ingram, School Vice Captains: August Gaske (inset) and Scarlet Mason. Sports Captains: Emily Bruening, Anzac Gamble, Hannah Gibson (inset), Milly McMahon, Jacob Pedersen, Ethan Scott, Ethan Smith and Kiah Uwland. Reef
Guardians: Caylen Bhimji, Sofia Cullen (inset), Sophia Cruz, Lily Hunt, Alyssa Jackson, Toby Jansen, Sophie Jeffrey, Lio Pongthai, Leena Ranford.
Well done to all school leaders. The school community wishes you all the best in your leadership endeavours for 2017.
Port Douglas State School leaders 2017