A ROUSING reception was given to the winners of the Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) awards for the week, presented at MarketPlace Raymond Terrace on Thursday night.
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The food court was packed to celebrate nine winners from schools across Port Stephens.
Jasmin Greentree, Seaham Public School: for being an outstanding support to her Kindergarten buddy.
Leo Middleby, Salt Ash Public School: for being a role model to his peers and always showing remarkable values at school, on excursions and in the community.
Isaac Van Vuuren, Raymond Terrace Public School: for displaying great sportsmanship when competing at Zone Cross Country, by congratulating other competitors and supporting them in all races.
Jayden Thorton, Medowie Public School: for opening the door and holding it open for a lady pushing a wheelchair at the Lakeside Leisure Pool.
Demani McSpadden, Karuah Public School: for being very polite in the local IGA supermarket, and offering another customer to go before her.
Justin Blair-Kearins, Irrawang Public School: for promoting community and cultural engagement by organising Aboriginal Dancers for a Corroboree at school.
Tim Low, Irrawang High School: for participating in the Krazi Kosci Klimb to raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.
Wilbur, Grahamstown Public School: for his involvement in ensuring the Lakeside Oval was clean and tidy after Zone Cross Country.
Lucas Barry, Hunter River High School: for demonstrating great leadership skills, Captaining the school’s cricket team.
Lucas received public recognition for showing respect for facilities at the sports ground, and is also a sought after and well respected mentor to other students needing support.
Students from participating PBL schools across Port Stephens this week also put together artworks to be on display this week.
They created their pieces focusing on the theme respect.
By Rachael VAUGHAN