Last Friday 31 March Ïã¸ÛÁùºÏ²Ê¹ÙÍøÍøÖ· celebrated Eco Justice Day.
Living out the eighth Work of Mercy, our aim was to raise awareness about the little things that we can do at school that make a big difference to our planet. Thus, following Pope Francisâ€™ invitation in Laudato Si â€“ to care for our common home, the Earth, and its poor.
We asked all students to bring in â€˜Nude Foodâ€™ to not only reduce the amount of plastic wasted on the day, but to inspire students to think about long-lasting ways to reduce, re-use and recycle.
The students rose to the challenge. Every student that brought in Nude Food received a token to swap at the Eco Justice Fair at lunchtime.
The most popular activities were â€˜decorate your own eco-cookieâ€™ and â€˜paint terracotta pot and plant a succulentâ€™. The Fair was designed and run by Term 1 Horizon Students.
Congratulations to 7AAP who brought in 25 Nude Food Lunches on Friday morning. They received a classroom plant and certificate for their great efforts.
Students who brought in Keep Cups were able to have them filled for free with hot chocolate by the VCE VM students.
A huge thank you to the Social Justice Club, Term 1 Horizon students and VCE VM students as well as all Pastoral Leaders and staff for their great support.
As Mercy people, it was a great opportunity to celebrate the little differences we can make together as we care for our Common Home.