This week we meet the leaders of Kellyville Public School whose motto is Learning Excellence Integrity.
Read their Q&A:
1. What is unique about you school?
Wendy Chow, VC: I love the fact that it has a good school spirit.
Annie Lim, C: There are so many avenues for students to go down. There's something for everyone.
Jasmine Alvarez, VC: I love our school because there is lots of diversity.
Matthew Campbell, C: The numerous peer support groups. It’s a tight knit school.
2. What do you want to do when you leave school?
Wendy Chow, VC: I'm thinking about being a primary teacher
Annie Lim, C: Maybe go into advertising.
Jasmine Alvarez, VC: Hoping to go into psychology.
Matthew Campbell, C: I want to go into politics.
3. Why do you think being a school leader is important?
Wendy Chow, VC: Because every school needs a leader. It's important for the juniors to have someone to look up to.
Annie Lim, C: Because you are a good example for younger students.
Jasmine Alvarez, VC: It gives you a good experience with responsibility.
Matthew Campbell, C: We act as a role model. Most importantly we can talk to the other students and act like a bridge between the students and the teachers.
4. If you were the principal what would you introduce?
Wendy Chow, VC: Anything that the student council put forward would get approved.
Annie Lim, C: Have everything in the canteen free.
Jasmine Alvarez, VC: I'd extend recess and lunch.
Matthew Campbell, C: I'd give up a lot of my power and give it back to the students. Give them the power to make decisions not the executives.