Mandurah schools host Anzac remembrance assemblies


Year 6 students Madison Hunt and Bryce Illingworth with Mandurah RSL member  John Scott prepare to lay wreaths at the school Anzac assembly.  Picture: Jon Hewson         d467684
Mandurah schools host Anzac remembrance assemblies
Year 6 students Madison Hunt and Bryce Illingworth with Mandurah RSL member John Scott prepare to lay wreaths at the school Anzac assembly. Picture: Jon Hewson         d467684

SCHOOLS throughout the region commemorated Anzac Day at special assemblies at the end of Term One.

Mandurah Baptist College held a special service to recognise those who had defended the freedom we enjoy in Australia.

Riverside Primary School also held an assembly to celebrate freedom.

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Education Support Centre principal Jim Douglas told students a story about a butterfly.

He said the butterfly started as a caterpillar and through the trials and struggle of being in a cocoon, it broke free to fly off as a butterfly. He urged students to show compassion, conviction and forgiveness.