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A buzz at Greenvale Primary

On Tuesday the 22nd of November, as part of their Economics unit the Year 5 and Year 6 listened to the inspiring, brave and mesmerising Koky Saly.

On that day Koky Saly talked about his struggles and battles through three tough years of his life. Koky Saly was inspiring because he fought bravely to handle this time and because he still kept dreaming of this day of his success even when his sister/ best friend died.

How he started his business/ Charity which is BeeKeeper Parade, he got this inspiration when his sister passed away and he always knew that his sister was still dreaming about making this successful charit.  He was the presenter we have had this year!

Thanks to our teachers for organising Koky Saly to talk to us

By: Rhiannon and Grace, 5AB

 

Koky is the founder of the social and environmentally ethical business, BeeKeeper Parade. The concept behind BeeKeeper Parade is to reduce landfill by turning unwanted clothing into usable items such as backpacks, pencil cases and iPad covers.

Koky took the students on an inspirational journey through his life, from being born in a war prison in Cambodia, to starting a new life with

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Greenvale Give Generously

Greenvale Giving – A Big Thank You

The Student Voice team would like to thank the Greenvale Primary School community for their generous donations for Greenvale Giving.

New books, toys and loose change were collected at school throughout October and November to donate to less fortunate children through The Smith Family Toy & Book Appeal. We were overwhelmed by the response as follows:

548 Books

29 Toys

$81.75 in small change

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Thank you again to all of those that supported this worthy cause.

Sophie Chilton

On behalf of the Student Voice team

 

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Crazy Accessories Day – Thank you

Thank you to all of the students who wore their crazy accessories to celebrate the last day of school 2015 and raise money for the ‘Friends of Sammy Joe Foundation.’

I am pleased to announce that we raised a total of $257.35!

Despite the weather, we had many wigs, headbands, sunglasses, caps and other accessories.

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Sophie Chilton

On behalf of the Student Voice team 🙂

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