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Year 8 "Shark Tank"

Year 8 Business and Economics classes had a fantastic day yesterday at our very own Merici College “Shark Tank”. They worked in groups to come up with unique business ideas, wrote business plans and pitched them to a panel of “sharks”. Many thanks to our visitor Manual Xyrakis (Ainslie IGA) and staff members Kerry McDonnell and Adrian Heim with their help on the day as business “sharks”. There were some ingenious ideas and some very persuasive presentations from the girls.

The winning business pitches were:

Balgo House Charity

In 2016 Balgo House started a partnership with the Mercy Works organisation. Mercy Works support long term development projects, where the needs of people who are denied access to basic resources like education and health care are urgent, in Australia and the South-East Asia Pacific. In their House Week 2016, students of Balgo House committed themselves to fundraising for the Mercy Works, where all donations went to a preschool on Bathurst Island.

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