This post was of course written towards the end of last year but I thought I'd re-post it to remind myself of how far I've come. Nearly there guys! She moved into the hall behind her line of classmates to the sound of families, friends and teachers cheering and clapping. They took their seats at … Continue reading “Everyone, but her” (re-posted)
DISCLAIMER: This post was initially intended to go out on Sunday, so apologies for the delay. Earlier this week we had an exciting turn of events which changed the nature of this article. But I hope you will all share in the delight with the good news! “Every child is entitled to and has a … Continue reading Meet Marsha Thomson
Please ignore the last post that went up this morning. It was not finished and riddled with errors. I will hopefully have the proper one up by this afternoon, if not tonight. Thank you for your patience. Sincerely Claudia
As I write this, I am sitting curled up on a comfy armchair in the living room of our Portarlington beach house. I have no internet, just my book and access to Microsoft Word. I forgot my bag at home that had everything else I needed to take on this trip; my homework, my charging … Continue reading Candid thoughts from a Portarlington beach house
Daughter of Vietnamese boat people, Huong Truong is a western suburbs gal like you and me. I had the absolute pleasure of getting to sit down with our local Greens MP for the Western Metropolitan region to chat about what the heck is with this Sunshine College funding situation we got going on right now. … Continue reading Meet Huong Truong
You know what makes my boil? What really grinds my gears? What leaves me utterly dumbfounded? It’s the total injustice of the whole education funding system! It is not fair, it is not equal, it is not even needs-based. If it was, Sunshine College would not be fighting right now to get the funding we … Continue reading Let’s put this in perspective (Sunshine College deserves better – round 2)
What makes Sunshine College so special? What makes us stand out from any other school in the district? What makes us shine? Is it the diverse and broad range of students that attend our school? Is it the fact that you could find up to 20 different nationalities sitting in the one classroom? Is it … Continue reading What makes us SHINE!
Gorgeous juniors, incredible inters and spectacular seniors. Special solos, dramatic duos and one or two… graceful groups. Are the alliterations getting annoying? Yeah, they sounded cooler in my head. What I’m trying to say is on Sunday, Dance Explosion had their Choreography Competition Fundraiser. But I’m not lying about those above descriptions. I feel like … Continue reading Let’s Do it in a Dress!
Imagine this; The cement in your back yard has cracks beneath your feet. The walls and ceiling have cracks too. In winter, rain spills through the roof and you have to use buckets to catch the dripping until you can get it fixed. Doors jam when you try to open or close them, and toilets … Continue reading Sunshine College deserves better
I’ve been contemplating since it all began on whether or not I should post my thoughts on the recent leadership spill. I’ve been back and forth and I’m very aware that I’m about three weeks late to the game. But ultimately, I was inspired by the words of Greens senator Richard Di Natali in his … Continue reading Could not have put it better, senator Di Natali!