From the PRINCIPAL'S DESK
As Principal of Park Ridge Primary School, there are many things I am proud of. Every year I look forward to attending our Wakakirri performance at the Frankston Arts Centre. Again, this year, I wasn’t disappointed. I was extremely proud of our school’s performance. I know that my judgement is a little bias but our students were fantastic. Great storyline, magnificent props and great choreography. Our students presented in a confident and very well-rehearsed manner. The crowd cheered madly at the end of the performance. Again, this is another example of authentic learning. The commitment the students showed towards the Wakakirri was amazing. Daily rehearsals and prop construction with Mr Hall, all helped the make the performance so impressive. Feedback from the parents and teachers who were backstage indicated that our students were so well behaved, remembering that they had arrived by 12:30pm and didn’t leave until 9:30pm. Also, the performance was supported by a huge group of parents who cheered enthusiastically throughout the night. Although, we are yet to find out whether our team will progress on to the next stage of the competition, I believe we should be proud of what was achieved. Aaron, Jessica and Shayla’s presentation to the audience in the public speaking section demonstrated confidence, enthusiasm and maturity beyond their years. Well done to all involved.
Please click the links below to see some snipits of the performance
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