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St Peter's Anglican College - Broulee NSW 

Riverlights Festival

Last Friday, Junior School staff and students gathered in the dark on the banks of the Moruya River in anticipation of the launch of the Lantern Festival to mark the opening of the Granite Town Festival. Meanwhile, a few very tense Junior School teachers, who had spent months in after-school Co-curricular sessions sculpting, papering, painting and assembling our very own Hungry Caterpillar lantern, stood guard of their precious artwork.

The caterpillar was carried down on foot, with the help of some dads, to the Moruya boat ramp. It was here that we awaited the caterpillar’s maiden voyage; drizzle the evening before had prevented the lanterns from being tested for sea-worthiness….so Ms Phillips, Mr Zahra and Mrs Nicholls hovered around, checking last minute details for what felt like eternity.

When the time was right, the Very Hungry Caterpillar slipped quietly into the water and was gently towed away by Mr & Mrs Nicholls in their canoe, without so much as a hitch. It was a moment of tremendous joy, pride and a bucket full of relief to see all our students and teachers hard work and creative vision come to life!

A huge thank you to Mr Zahra, Mrs Phillips, Melissa Selleck, Brad Campbell, Mrs Nicholls and Mr Nicholls for all your dedication and hard work. It could not have happened without your help.

For me, seeing our beautiful caterpillar lit up on the river was not the only highlight of this whole experience; witnessing and being a part of the community was equally as special. Seeing our St Peter’s community find each other and sit in collected groups as they discussed each passing lantern, was very special. Mrs Nicholls commented that she could hear children cheering her on up and down the banks as she rowed around the river.

Plans are now being made for next year’s lantern. If you feel like you would enjoy being part of our lantern community for next year, you are always welcome!

Mrs Paula Wicks
Head of Junior School

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