PRE­SENT­ING SCHOOL LEAD­ERS

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - FRONT PAGE -

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

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