THE Raymond Terrace Community PBL awards have kicked off for 2018, with a star studded presentation night at MarketPlace Raymond Terrace.
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Commonwealth Games athlete and Gold Medallist, Natasha Scott gave up time from her busy schedule to attend the event and present the first award winners from local schools for the 2018 PBL program.
PBL stands for ‘Positive Behaviour for Learning’ and centres around rewarding a student each week from each participating school who is behaving in a way that exemplifies the PBL expected behaviours and conduct.
This year, the Raymond Terrace PBL program welcomes a number of new schools on board, bringing the total to nine.
These schools are Grahamstown Public School, Hunter River High School, Irrawang High School, Karuah Public School, Medowie Public School, Raymond Terrace Public School, Salt Ash Public School, and Seaham Public School.
The students awarded this week are as follows.
Piper Griffiths from Grahamstown Public School for always following the road safety rules when walking to and from school.
Dean Langdon from Hunter River High School for offering to pay for a student he didn’t know at a sporting event when that student didn’t have enough money to purchase lunch.
Amber Bradford from Irrawang High School for giving up her seat on the bus to a new year seven student in term one.
Leo Stevens from Irrawang Public School for displaying strong public speaking and leadership skills whilst representing his school at the Raymond Terrace Anzac Service.
Emma Fowler from Karuah Public School for her outstanding representation of the school at the Karuah ANZAC Day Dawn Service.
Shanay Dawson from Medowie Public School for always striving to help others when she is at school, on an excursion or in the wider community.
Jarvis Jennings-Elemes from Raymond Terrace Public School for his contribution to the local environment by ensuring that recycling is taking place and nature is preserved.
Gabby Rooney from Salt Ash Public School for always displaying positive values and leadership skills in all settings. Including the community and at school.
Travis Charlton from Seaham Public School for delivering an inspiring speech on the meaning of Armistice at the Seaham Community ANZAC Service.