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Written by Arunn and Melissa   

We were the students leaders on the 8th of March and it was a great experience. We really enjoyed it.
It was challenging becuase we have to lead all the other student into what they were doing for the day and give them a head's up about what was happening that particular day.

Both Melissa and I set goals for ourselves and the community and they were as follows:

Arunn: To talk more confidently and clearly.
Melissa : To talk more confidently and develop a few public speaking skills by standing at different parts of the room and make it entertaining.  
Community goal: To run a successfull game of dodge ball at 4:15 pm and dress up for the International Women's Day.

My goal ( Arunn) went very well as I thought I spoke out a bit more than I usually do and that gave me a lot of confidence.
My goal ( Melissa) went okay. I spoke more confidently infront of everyone but I forgot to stand in different places of the room and dress up to make it more interesting.  By the time I remembered it was evening class and was too late to do it. That was a bit disappointing because I was looking forward to doing it but I thought we could do something like that next time.
We had two community goals and both of them went pretty well especially our dress up. We ran a good game of dodge ball and everyone contributed.

Something that we would like to say to our future studentleaders is that:

Speak confidently and make sure you're heard. Also, try and make sure you entertain the community a little bit. Make sure you have fun.

Overall, it was a great experience in which we learnt a lot.



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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 three 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".
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