Movember

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The Movember Foundation aims to change this way of thinking by putting a fun twist on this serious issue. Using the moustache as a catalyst, the idea is to bring about change and give men the opportunity and confidence to learn and talk about their health and take action when needed.

Starting from the 1st of November, we encourage all male students and staff to shave their beards and moustache and only grow their moustache throughout November. There will be a charity box on reception to donate at any time and we will also hold a fundraising event at the end of November to pay tribute to all the individuals who grew a Moe and announce the ‘Best Moe of Movember’

Looking to get involved this Movember?

Join my team at; http://au.movember.com/mospace/9789505

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The Amazing Race

Amazing race

The Amazing race was a roaring success. Great fun and mega-lols were had by all involved. The students were given a clue directing them to different locations. At these locations they were given ‘tasks’ to complete before making their way to the next destination. They ventured around the school and Noosa in anticipation of being the first team to arrive at the Pit Stop. Well done to the girls who were the first team to arrive, winning some refreshing beers!

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Selfie Photo Competetion

Selfie photos

Starting Monday 3rd of November, we encourage you to take a selfie photo and post them on the Lexis English | Noosa  Facebook page with the hashtag ‪#‎lexisselfie
Photo with the most likes on the page will win an awesome prize wins awesome prize then will enter in the final against the winners from each of the Lexis schools. Competition ends on the 25th of November!

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Healthy Cooking Class: Foods from South America

Traditionally, Latin Americans consume a diet filled with whole grain corn, vegetables, fruits, beans, rice, herbs and spices and combine this with a strong emphasis on family life, to support good health.

Today’s class we looked at a healthy Peruvian dish called ‘Palta Rellena’.

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What’s so good about it?

Avocados are nutrient dense, low in carbohydrates, high in fibre, antioxidants and healthy mono-unsaturated fats that are anti-inflammatory to the body. A number of age-related diseases have been linked to inflammation, including obesity, cancer, type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, arthritis, osteoporosis, depression and dementia. Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, reducing saturated fats from animal sources, and choosing good oils coming from omega-3 and oleic sources — such as fish, linseeds, avocado, olives and almonds — are steps in the right direction.

For this chicken salad I included currants, toasted almonds and a sprinkling of shallots for colour, but I have also made this dish with a south western twist using black beans, corn, roasted pepper and cilantro. Another fantastic class with a delicious outcome!

Peruvian delights

Melbourne Cup Races Day at Lexis Noosa

‘The race that stops a nation™’

Emirates Melbourne Cup Day sits at the pinnacle of the Australian racing calendar and is the focal point of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. It’s an exhilarating day that puts Australia firmly in the international sporting spotlight.  With such significant international standing, the anticipation of history in the making creates the electric atmosphere that is simply ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Next Tuesday 4th of November at 2pm (Queensland time), the race will be shown at Lexis Noosa at 2pm. We will have sweep stakes taking place in each classroom on Tuesday Morning. It is also the day to make your strongest fashion statement with an exotic or outrageous ensemble. Best hat on the day will win a lovely bottle of wine! images (7) melbourne cup

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BBQ and Beach Swim

It was the start of the study week, so what better way to get over the Monday blues then a lovely afternoon Aussie BBQ and corona’s! The students gathered down at Sunshine Beach and with the scorching summer temperatures of over 34 degrees, the students cooled down in the beautiful crystal clean ocean. After a dip they returned the the beach BBQ area and indulged on some sausages and beers. After the BBQ the students either chilled in the park or grabbed their surfboard and caught a few waves out the front!

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