BOOK WEEK CELEBRATIONS: Dress up winners at the Biggenden State School's Book Week celebrations with its theme, Reading is my Secret Power were Jacob Vicary, Ella Hawkes and Sean McGeough.
BOOK WEEK CELEBRATIONS: Dress up winners at the Biggenden State School's Book Week celebrations with its theme, Reading is my Secret Power were Jacob Vicary, Ella Hawkes and Sean McGeough. Erica Murree

Super-powered day for school students

BIGGENDEN State School was overrun on Friday by characters from students' favourite books.

The occasion was the school's Book Week Celebrations with the theme of Reading is My Secret Power.

From Superheroes like Superman who wear their underwear on the outside to Hogwart heroes and fairytale characters to everday characters of mad scientists, magicians, teachers, cowboys and clowns to a couple of Where's Wally individuals, the students had a great time dressing up for the day.

Biggenden State School principal Daman Weir if reading is our secret power then the library is the place to secretly change into a reading superhero.

He described librarians Leigh Rehbein and Trisha Beddows who came dressed as Wonder Woman and Super Girl as real superheroes.”

"They are such an important part of today and every day at our school,” he said,

"They make sure our library is running smoothly and well equipped for us all to enjoy.

The various classes were able to showcase their outfits by walking the "catwalk” .

Costume prizes were awarded to Ella Hawkes, Jacob Vicary, Aiden Eggleston and teacher Dave Callaway who came dressed as He Man complete with his home made sword.

To complete the celebrations, students shared some jokes relating to books.


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