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News 2  2020

News 1 2020

After our colour fun run fundraiser!

From Peta H

Desert Adventure 2018

IMG_4124Our intrepid adventurers headed off to the desert from 3 to 7 September this year for our biennial cultural exchange with Mt Margaret Remote School. Twenty-three Year 5 and 6 students, along with nine adults, traveled by Prospector to Kalgoorlie, collected supplies and vehicles, and hit the road!

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The group spent the first night camping under the stars at Lake Ballard, enjoying kangaroo-tail stew and sharing stories around the campfire, before heading to Mt Margaret for the remaining nights.  Days there were filled with shared activities and explorations, with a memorable visit to the local healing pool, where students slicked on mud and then washed it off with a cleansing dip.

There was so much gained and learned and enjoyed and experienced on this trip; far more than can be shared here, so stop and ask a Bunganan about it when you’re next here.

Zentangling: mindful relaxation through visual arts – not doodling!

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Zentangling is a meditative tool used by all of our students regularly. It joyfully engages the child, who makes conscious, thoughtful and mindful decisions as they work. It’s a repetitive action which is calming, purposeful and definite.

Zentangling’s role isn’t one of play, but it is playful to do. Our teachers notice the students move from a scatty and distracted mindset to a calm and deliberate one when they Zentangle.

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