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Year 9s clock 900+ hours of community service

Here are some interesting stats from the Berwick Campus Year 9 Common Good Program that wrapped up last Friday!

  • Just over 900 hours of community service was clocked!
  • 87 hearty meals were prepared for the Berwick Salvation Army to help combat local food insecurity.
  • 4 sandpits and 2 digging pits were rejuvenated for the Little Beacons children.
  • 3 garden beds and indigenous plants were carefully tended around the Year 9 Centre.
  • Fresh produce from the Year 9 garden was delivered twice to the Salvation Army in Pakenham.
  • 4 hours of student mentoring supported the Junior School’s Jump Rope for Heart program.
  • 2 visits to aid the Salvation Army Doorways Emergency Relief Program.
  • 3 visits to the Follow Bless Collective for their food relief initiatives.
  • 2 visits to the United African Farm to assist with garden maintenance and community food projects.
  • A special visit to the Officer Sikh Temple to survey the growth of 2,000+ trees.
  • A visit to the Junior School to help Preps develop their motor skills during the Perceptual Motor Program.

Congratulations to our Year 9s for your incredible efforts and for playing such a vital role in our community. Special thanks to our staff for helping facilitate this program and to our local partners for their invaluable support.