Friday, 17th of November, the jam session for Mexico was held on the Plaza after school. As many of you know, Mexico was recently hit by a devastating earthquake, which killed about 10,000 peop
le. Families were split up, and homes were ravaged by the natural disaster. The Red Cross in Mexico was in need of donations, to put Mexico back on its feet as soon as possible. Four Year 12 students were inspired to help with earthquake relief, and they wanted to incorporate this into their Community Action and Service (CAS) project.
What started as a small jam 'session' was turned into a concert, which attracted people from the whole school to come and watch. There were a variety of performances from a teacher's band, solo artists, rock bands, and duets.
Posters were hung, and emails were sent to advertise the event, which led to around 150 people to come and support their peers and teachers.
The two ways these students raised money, was through a bake sale, which sold treats as well as drinks to both the performers and the audience members. This was a great way to bring both the ISH community together for a worthy cause, as well as support the musical talent ISH has to offer.
In the end, these students ended up raising 260 euros at the event, which will all be sent to the Red Cross in Mexico.