A hotly placed
principal was treated coldly by his Outram pupils yesterday.
Outram School deputy principal Amber Paterson said pupils
each donated $2 to CanTeen to nominate a staff member to take
the ''ice challenge''.
The ice challenge involves a person submerging themselves in
icy cold water or having a bucket of icy water poured over
''The principal and the deputy principal were hotly placed
for first and second,'' Mrs Paterson said.
Principal Jeremy Marshall, who got the most nominations, had
four pupils pour buckets of icy water over him.
Before the big splash, a philosophical Mr Marshall said to
those who nominated him: ''Oh well, somebody has to do it.''
Year 7 pupil Laurie Jenkins (11) said it was ''cool'' to pour
icy water on Mr Marshall and was delighted with the ''little
jump'' his principal made when the water hit its target.
After the drenching, Mr Marshall stood to tell the excited
crowd: ''That is cold.''
Year 8 pupil and school council deputy chairwoman Mika Cottle
(12) said she was ''so pumped'' Mr Marshall took the
challenge, which raised $356 for CanTeen, a New Zealand
organisation supporting young people living with