PEAC Celebrations PEAC students often enter competitions as a part of their studies. This part of the website helps celebrate and illustrate some of their many successes.
  The rising hills of crystal blue Topped with opaque white foam Crashed on the sand With an angry lion's roar.   But out past the furious crashing waves It is calm, serene. And if you look into its watery depths You are rewarded greatly.   Neon tipped coral carpets the sandy floor Waving in the gentle current   Colourful fish flit to and fro Through the rippling coral beds.   Now all that's left to do Is to fight the furious waves again.
by Savannah
Erica Year 5 Nedlands Primary School student, Erica, has been invited to perform at the historic venue of Carnegie Hall in New York after winning first prize in the solo and duo categories of the Golden Classic Music Awards. Congratulations, Erica! Read the full Post newspaper article here.
Savannah Savannah, from West Greenwood Primary, entered the National “Write4Fun” competition. From over 5000 entries from around Australia, Savannah won First Prize! Her poem is on the right.
Liam, Stuart and Radheya These students had to research their chosen creature and include this information accompanied by their own illustration. AQWA received hundreds of entries and three of the winners were our PEAC students, Liam and Stuart, both from Mount Hawthorn Primary School and Radheya from North Woodvale Primary School. Great job!
Challenge Champions PEAC students were offered the opportunity to enter `The National History Challenge` competition in Round 2 with amazing results.  There were an overwhelming number of entries from across the state and the standard was exceptionally high.  Whilst every member of the course made it through the first round of judging we were delighted to be notified that two of our students had been invited to a prize giving ceremony at Curtin University on 2nd November. Education Minister Hon. Peter Collier presented Casper  (pictured right) from Poynter Primary School and Hayley (pictured below) from Mount Hawthorn Primary School with Certificates of Excellence as two of the three finalists in the Primary Division.  The theme this year was `Legends, Facts and History`.  Following a visit to the Museum of WA and a workshop with local author Mark Greenwood, Casper and Hayley took their research in very different directions.  Casper indulged his fascination for all things mythological and produced a museum exhibit of the Minotaur in the Labyrinth.  Hayley was transfixed by the execution of the Romanov family but particularly the disappearance of Grand Duchess Anastasia.  She carefully constructed newspaper articles documenting events of the time and speculated as to what probably happened.  Both entries drew special praise from the judges.   Congratulations to Hayley and Casper but also to all the PEAC students who entered.  
Casper and Hayley with PEAC Coordinator Kate Brough.
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Rishita Rishita, from West Beechboro Primary School, entered her model into the National Science Week competition. We were delighted to hear that it had won the People’s Choice Award! Rishita later found out that her model also won the Judge's Choice award among more than 400 entries in WA. She has been declared as an overall winner in year 5/6 category. The ‘SaniBot 5000’ is on display for public viewing at 'The Art Gallery of Western Australia' from 15th of August to 22nd August.