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Quote of the day:

"The most important thing in life will always be the people in this room. Right here, right now.'" ~Vin Deasil (Fast and Furious)

Alex's Barrel of Fun

Morning/Afternoon class:

Today Core 1 had raft building all day. I found that this class was really interesting and fun to do. What we had to do for the task was, in our expo teams build a raft that would float your whole team and be able to travel around two buoys and back to land. The first thing that we had to do before we could get to the fun was unpack the trailer that has everything that we would need for the day in it. After we did that it was off to learn some new knots and how to attach the barrels to the raft. We spent the first couple of hours building the raft and our raft was looking pretty good. We then had lunch and after, the real test was will it float or sink. The other team went first, they got ready to go and then they were off, they started strong but that did not last they got about two meters out and the barrels came off and they started to sink. So it was now our turn to find out if we would sink or float, we got ready and then we were off. We start great and in no time were at the first buoy we had not sunk yet so it was going ok, in about ten minutes we manage to finish the course and our team won.  

Evening class:

Today's evening class was a trivia night, the night overall was great everyone had great fun and everyone tried to get the right answer to the question but there could have only been one winner and that team was....... Waynes' Worlds Party Penguins and that team was my team so I was pretty happy about that win.

Alex, Snowy River Campus Student


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School for Student Leadership is a Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) initiative offering a unique residential education experience for year nine students. The curriculum focuses on personal development and team learning projects sourced from students' home regions. There are four campuses in iconic locations across Victoria. The Alpine School Campus is located at Dinner Plain in the Victorian Alps. Snowy River Campus is near the mouth of the Snowy River at Marlo in east Gippsland. The third site is adjacent to Mount Noorat near Camperdown in Victoria’s Western District, and is called Gnurad-Gundidj. After consultation with the local aboriginal community, this name represents both the indigenous name of the local area and an interpretation of the statement "belonging to this place". Our fourth and newest campus, currently known as the Don Valley Campus is located at Don Valley, Yarra Ranges.
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