News

Santa picks from the sticks for Tweeds Aussie Idol

Burringbar public school, kids idol competition. Special guest judge Santa talks to Lilly Steele. Photo: John Gass / Daily News
Burringbar public school, kids idol competition. Special guest judge Santa talks to Lilly Steele. Photo: John Gass / Daily News John Gass

SANTA Claus took on a different role from his traditional job and adjudicated over an Australian Idol-like talent quest at Burringbar Public School this week.

Although the North Pole resident shares certain physical attributes with Idol hitman Kyle Sandilands, Santa took a more positive approach and, rather than tear the performers apart, provided constructive feedback.

Performances included a keyboard playing transformer, lollipop ladies, dancing groups and a bush ballad boy among others.

Principal Helen Atkins said the school was proud of its academic and sporting excellence and could now add creative performances to this tradition.

"Burringbar Public School was awash with talented students from as young as five who skipped, shuffled, juggled and danced whilst being judged by a very special guest, Santa Claus," Mrs Atkins said.

The quest was divided into different sections and young Charlie Munro took out the junior individual contest while Cameron Tartan won the senior individual competition.

Dance group Party Rocks won the junior group contest and the senior group competition was won by another dance group called Hot Girls.

The school is now accepting enrolments for 2013 and bus travel from Pottsville, Crabbes Creek and Moobal is available.

For all enquiries please contact the school on (02) 6677 1469.


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Cheer for Destiny

HERE’S CHEERS: Destiny-Lea Wilson-Scott, 11, is in the grand final for Miss Diamond Australia.

Set to take on Miss Diamond Australia 2017.

Grocery store thefts

Just prior to 6pm on 29-May-2016 a male entered an Eagleby grocery store where it is alleged he collected a number of items, secreting them under clothing before attending the registers and declaring and paying for just one item. Police believe the person pictured may be able to assist with their investigation.Reference: QP1600978567Photo Contributed

Supermarket hit during crime.

Promise for maternity refurb

PROMISE MADE: Federal MP for Rankin and ALP candidate for Forde Des Hardman with local mother, Rachel Torpy outside Logan Hospital.

Funding for maternity promised.

Latest deals and offers

Recognise this person?

They would like to talk to the person pictured.

Cheer for Destiny

HERE’S CHEERS: Destiny-Lea Wilson-Scott, 11, is in the grand final for Miss Diamond Australia.

Set to take on Miss Diamond Australia 2017.

Grocery store thefts

Just prior to 6pm on 29-May-2016 a male entered an Eagleby grocery store where it is alleged he collected a number of items, secreting them under clothing before attending the registers and declaring and paying for just one item. Police believe the person pictured may be able to assist with their investigation.Reference: QP1600978567Photo Contributed

Supermarket hit during crime.

Promise for maternity refurb

PROMISE MADE: Federal MP for Rankin and ALP candidate for Forde Des Hardman with local mother, Rachel Torpy outside Logan Hospital.

Funding for maternity promised.

Investing in Logan’s refugee services

SUPPORTING REFUGEES: Habiba Hussein and Emliyo Hassen at the Access Community Hub at Woodridge North State School earlier this year.

Supporting refugees key priority.

Debts spiral in Logan

toll01a
Toll prices will be going up from July 01 2010. Logan Motorway toll.
Photo: Sarah Harvey JN3010HU

TWO postcodes identified as owing the most in the state.

Ernie Els dunks for eagle

Smooth swing, great shot.

Ernie Els lives up to his reputation for one of the best swings in golf.

Jay Leno in spectacular rollover

Car flips after wheelie stunt.

Jay Leno gets more than he expected when he rides along in a 2500 HP Barracuda.

John Oliver on Brexit

John Oliver tries to explain the Brexit result.

John Oliver explains the fallout from Brexit on Last Week Tonight.

Three bedroom, 1100sqm block: Is this Qld's cheapest home?

BARGAIN BUY: Is this North Bundaberg property the cheapest home in Queensland?

Becoming a real estate mogul is all about risk and reward

PROPERTY BOOM: Coast prices set to skyrocket

Like other areas in south-east Queensland, the Sunshine Coast is at the start of the upturn on the property clock.

Values predicted to rise 25-33%