Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Flash Mob Inspires Pupils; National Attention for Teachers

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Flash Mob Inspires Pupils; National Attention for Teachers

Article excerpt

KATHY

SUNDSTROM

kathy.sundstrom@scnews.com.au

A LITTLE clip of teachers at St John's College in Nambour surprising students with a flash mob in assembly has gained the attention of Australia.

The YouTube video has appeared on Seven's Sunrise in the good news segment of "stories that made us smile this week".

Presenter David Koch detailed how the students thought they were in "just another assembly when music started". But it was an email sent by deputy principal Brett Jones to students that could prove to be the most inspiring bit of news for the week.

Mr Jones sent students the email after the unusual addition to assembly which saw teachers suddenly start dancing in the aisles to the song, I Gotta Feeling.

It explained what made the teachers decide to do it.

"Hi all, just a brief message about the staff performance at assembly this morning," it read.

"For some of our staff (like me) that was a very scary activity to do, but there was a reason we organised this. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.