Welcome to our New Students
Well that's the end of Week 2 and it's amazing to think we are already eight days into the new year. Generally all have settled well and we are moving along as if the holidays never existed.
Before introducing our new students for 2021 we do want to recognise that two of our students, Hannah and Sophie Goodyear, are still unable to return to Australia to continue their schooling at Peace and are sticking with us through online learning. This will be Hannah's second year of this style of education while for Sophie, new to Year 7 this year, it will be her first here with us. We wish them both well and hope the opportunity arises where we can see them in the real world rather then the virtual sooner rather than later.
As is this crazy world at the moment a number of our students have had to spend 14 days in hotel quarantine before relocating to the boarding houses, an experience that many of them are hoping to not have to repeat.
This year we welcome 12 new student to Boarding here at Peace.
Jack Oliver (Nhulunbuy)
Annakula Stephen (Stephen Island)
Aria Wapau (Moa Island)
Rheanna Wapau (Moa Island)
Maylana Yam (Kowanyama)
Chazidi Ginson (Cooktown)
Madeleine Oliver (Nhulumbuy)
Sam Leavesy (Papua New Guinea)
Junior Marges (Papua New Guinea)
Jane Machan (Tully)
Mea Sydney (Papua New Guinea)
Michael Chan (Cairns)
There were certainly a few nerves early on some students are still finding their feet but generally they have all settled well. We will be holding a new student orientation this Wednesday afternoon to catch up with how they are settling in.