Head Boys champion change of environment and school rules

Principal Manjila Singh said that despite the difficult school year, she had high expectations from her student leaders.


Petra Fong, principal of Yat Sen Primary School, and Royal Zhan, April 25, 2022. Photo: Leon Lord

Head prefects of Yat Sen Elementary School hope to bring change to the school.

A total of 46 prefects, including the head boy, head girl, their deputies, school prefects, class supervisors and environmental officers were inducted into the school hall in Flagstaff on Monday. , Suva.

Head Girl Petra Fong said she was surprised and proud to take on her new role.

“The last time I was badged was in sixth grade when I became class captain. To be inducted into the position of Head Girl is a big surprise,” she said.

“Honestly, I thought it would be someone else.

“I don’t know how I will balance my studies and the role of leader, but with the help of my parents, I will be able to do it.”

Petra, who aspires to become a marine biologist, wants to bring about a change in the school environment.

“As a leader, I want to show everyone that if I can change the world in my own way, then everyone can change it in their own way too,” she said.

“I love the environment and would like to change the way students dispose of garbage irresponsibly.”

She dedicated her success to her parents and teachers.

The school’s principal, Royal Zhan, shared similar sentiments.

“Becoming Head Boy is new to me because I was a lonely person at school,” he said.

“I was a quiet student and this is my first time becoming a leader.”

Royal said he wanted to bring about a change in the school rules.

“I want the students to follow the rules. The headmistress and I have been thinking about the new rules for this school which we will talk to the headmistress about and get her advice,” he said.

Principal Manjila Singh said that despite the difficult school year, she had high expectations from her student leaders.

“Eighth grade students are taking their exams, but we still expect them to help the teachers and myself with supervision and the whole school community.

“Discipline in general is a challenge for everyone, so we look forward to leaders helping us instill discipline,” the manager said.

“We are aiming for 100% pass in the eighth grade external exams.”

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Martha K. Merrill