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Mission Updates

Recent updates on current Roots & Shoots missions

Kangaroos Hop – Australian Wildfires at Mad Hatter’s

By now, most people have heard about the devastating bushfires that have been destroying parts of Australia since September 2019 and considering that 500 million animals species – mammals, birds and reptiles – have already died, along with 25 people at the last count and 2,000 homes (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/50986293, I wanted to run a very gentle […]

Tree Planting at JAPS

Our school council have been thinking about the environment and they wanted to plant a tree at school. Today they visited the garden centre, bought a cherry tree and planted it in our front school garden.  It is planted in memory of Wangari Maathai.

NoWasteNovember at JAGS

Throughout the month of November, JAGS took part in #NoWasteNovember. Pupils were asked to make an eco pledge for the month and there was also a school-wide clothes swap to promote sustainability. Here are two accounts from pupils about the pledges they made. Aamaal, Year 12 My eco pledge this month was to start walking […]

Fundraising for Big Red Box

Well done JAGS for supporting the BIG RED BOX. Just the Prep school alone has already donated 14 boxes of specified food items for the neediest families in our local community. I wonder what our whole school total will be this year? This will hopefully share a little bit of hope this Christmas. The boxes […]

Charity Christmas Market 2019

Wow, didn’t we all have fun at the Charity Christmas Market this year! Girls, parents and staff cramped into our twinkling Main Hall to consume whipped-cream hot chocolates and devour scrumptious Christmas treats while they toasted marshmallows and bought handmade Christmas treats for loved ones. Who knew we had so many budding entrepreneurs in the Prep […]