Makybe Rise students getting down to business

Clockwise from left: Jet Wilson, Izzy Chuter, Shayella Knowles, Amelia Thomas and Kendra Nugent.
Clockwise from left: Jet Wilson, Izzy Chuter, Shayella Knowles, Amelia Thomas and Kendra Nugent.

MAKYBE Rise students have put their innovative new business ideas to paper after a week long challenge at the school.

In conjunction with Illuminate, students underwent the ‘nextgen’ challenge where years 3-6 students were placed in groups who then worked to together on a viable business proposition.

It included financial management, meeting deadlines, communication and responsibility.

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One group had proposed to turn the old Masters Building into a Drama and Art Complex complete with gardens for artists and stages.

Running from September 19-23, the challenge involved 184 students completing the project at school and presenting their completed projects at a ceremony last Friday.

The challenge was timed to fit in with the school’s Student Success Week.