THERE has been some great community awareness and fundraising initiatives are happening over the remaining two weeks with our students taking a lead role.
- Year 12 held a Bake Sale to raise funds for headspace which is such an important mental health support service for our region. The Bake Sale was on Thursday to support R U Okay? Day whose origins stems from a vision for Australians to work together to protect people from suicide. R U Okay Day aims to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support anyone struggling with life. Asking R U OK? is such a simple question but one that may save or change a life- so thank you to those who bought some spare cash and purchased some delicious baked goods to support Year 12 in their efforts to lend a hand to headspace.
- Also fundraising for headspace, as part of the GET SET mentoring program, is the dynamic Year 9 duo Georgia Sink Crow and Molly Donoghue who wish to run a Krispy Kreme fundraiser so please get your order forms from the library and front office to get behind supporting mental health awareness and wellbeing in the most delicious way.
YEAR 10 student Molly Wright has been selected as one of only 60 female secondary students to be accepted into the Curious Minds Program for those with a keen interest in science, maths and engineering type subjects.
This program will be held at the University of NSW at the end of the year.
BEST wishes to year 11 who are currently undertaking their final preliminary exams.
THE CHS Athletics State Competition took place last week.
A group of Leeton High students travelled to Homebush in Sydney to compete in both individual and team relay events.
Many students achieved PBs at the carnival.
The 16 years boys had a student who placed second in 800-metres, which saw him receive on the podium a silver medal. Cngratulations Josh Baulch.
All students from Leeton High put in a tremendous effort in their chosen events and enjoyed the experience competing at this top level.
Well done to Chloe Matthews (Year 8), Josh Baulch (Year 10), Trent Granger (Year 10), Wah Ler Paw (Year 12) and Liam Giammona-Thorpe (Year 12).
Great work by the 16 years relay boys and girls teams consisting of Tamara Bartram, Jenna Elliott, Felicity Allen & Talise Rudd. Jarvis Thurgate, Kurt Bloomfield, Josh Baulch and Trent Granger.
MARIA Tynan also represented the school last week with great distinction addressing over 230 principals, school executives and teachers via video conference at the Rural and Remote Education Conference as a student enrolled in courses through Aurora College.
This is a Virtual Selective High School providing students in rural and remote areas the chance to study specialist subjects using the latest technology.
CONGRATULATIONS to the incoming prefects for the 2017-2018 school year.
These students will play an integral part in the journey to excellence and continue the fine work of our current Prefects.
LHS welcomes Tyler Dunn and Georgia Saddler as school captains, Kody Collins and Jorgy Eglinton as vice-captains and Elijah Ingram, Carley Graham, Brodie McGillivray, Portia Mortimer, Megan Grigg and Riley Cowling as the new school leaders.
JORDYN Johnstone, Jade Cooper, Charlotte Morschel (Year 7) have been awarded a gold diploma. Congratulations.