Varied opportunities exist for students to develop leadership skills and responsibilities.
School captains – School captains play a vital role in guiding the students of the school in leading full school assemblies and hosting special events such as Awards Evening. They work with a range of students in a coaching capacity and their input is sought when important decisions on school values and culture are being made.
School captains 2019
- Chantelle Hissey
- Nelson Phillips
- Charles Morgan
- Soreya Pelite-Denny
House Captains - House captains are the faces behind our four school houses and play and integral role in boosting house spirit and team pride in our school. House captains work closely with the Sports Coordinator to organise, promote and set up our annual swimming, cross-country/colour run and athletics carnivals. House Captains also play a significant role in drumming up student interest around a range of other house competitions and activities run throughout the year.
House captains 2019
- Tre Nau
- Jessie Televave
- Tarnie Marshall
- Travis Elks
JS Captains - Our Junior Captains are integral in building a distinct voice, identity and belonging within our Junior School community. They demonstrate leadership through talking to their peers and identifying key areas for improvement within the Junior School. They use their influence and voice to lead our Junior Secondary assemblies and presenting skits and inspirational messages to their peers on topics such as: improving student wellbeing, building a culture of learning and enhancing collective responsibility.
SRC – The SRC, Student Representative Council is composed of students representing all year levels lead by a President and Vice President and guided by a teacher representative. The council works to support the students of this school and the school community through various fundraising ventures and activities. The proceeds go to buying equipment needed by the school, supporting other school committee or student ventures and charities which have supported the school. The council is run in the students' own time and is a great pre-cursor to future leadership positions.
Performing Arts Captains lead and represent our students within extracurricular dance, drama and music ensembles at Deception Bay State High School. They work alongside the ensemble's director to lead weekly rehearsals, organise performances and communicate with ensemble members.
STEM Ambassadors are responsible for promoting and advocating for STEM within our school community. This is a year 7-10 position. Responsibilities could include planning and facilitating science week activities, advertising STEM initiatives on whole school assembly and representing the school at community events including Clean Up Australia Day and Community Bushcare.