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Harmony Day and Anti Bullying Day

1/05/2019

​Harmony Day and Anti-Bullying Day

On Friday, 22 March, the school leaders co-ordinatedevents to recognise Harmony Day and Anti-Bullying Day, thereby celebratingcultural diversity and inclusiveness at our school. To kick off the day, apancake breakfast was offered to all students who participated in signing apledge against bullying These students were rewarded with a free breakfast,a wristband and a sense of belonging at Wynnum High.

Following a delicious start to the day, students attendedan emotional and heart-warming Harmony Day Assembly. Students witnessedvocal and cultural performances from a plethora of students embracing notonly their culture, but paying tribute to the lives lost in the recentmosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand. This was a moving moment forall. The Junior Secondary Captains plus three other talented young studentsconcluded the assembly by performing “Imagine” by John Lennon.
The celebrations continued in first break, where wedisplayed a Harmony Day art mural created by the Year 12 Visual Arts inPractice students. Students were asked to place a sticker on the countrythey call home, visually displaying the cultural diversity in ourschool.
 
Ultimately, the day’s festivities raised an incredible$737 from student donations and encouraged everyone to branch out in aninclusive and friendly environment. We look forward to watching thecontinued celebrations of cultural inclusivity and togetherness within ourschool community on a daily basis.
Nadia, Ailbhe, Lauren and Liam