Fond farewell for courageous young woman

Roshaun Watson is farewelled by host mum Cathrine Muston (left), St Paul’s principal Cameron Herbert and teacher Christie Bransgrove (right) after achieving her education dream in Warragul.

A courageous young woman said a fond farewell from St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School after achieving her education dream. Year 12 student Roshaun Watson arrived at St Paul’s from a remote community in Western Australia in 2016 with a dream

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Longwarry teacher Alicia Wilson claims gold in Hong Kong

L/R - Longwarry Primary School Year 6 students Rhiannon Keith, Tamika Clarke, Izabella Schiffmann, Bella Rowe with Alicia Wilson

Longwarry teacher Alicia Wilson has power lifted her way to gold during the recent Asian Pacific Championships held in Hong Kong last week. Powerlifting comprises a squat, bench and dead lift, with the total being added together to produce a

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Quick thinking staff save Drouin student after snake bite

Deakin Hawke, back at Drouin primary school after almost dying from snake bite on a school camp trip to Canberra, and his forever grateful parents Lee and Teneille (front left) with the school staff that played big roles in saving him, from left, principal Brad Wheller, Candie Ellis-Williams, Dave Janssen, Rachel O’Dwyer, Jake Harper and Jo-Anne Kondo.

Drouin parents Lee and Teneille Hawke got the type of ‘phone call in late October that all parents dread. It was from the principal of Drouin Primary School Brad Wheller telling them that their 12 year-old son Deakin was just

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Chairo Christian School opens $6 million theatre for performing arts

At the official opening of the Chairo Cultural Centre are (from left): architect Warren van Damme, business manager Roger Simons, principal Judy Linossier, builder Sam Broccio, Chairo chairman Jeff Calway and Chairo executive principal Simon Matthews.

Chairo Christian School recently unveiled its new $6 million Chairo Cultural Centre performing arts space. In addition to a 400-seat theatre, the new building now houses a drama, dance room and other offices. Previously, students used the campus’ Tyson Hall

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Celebrating dads

Kody loved having the chance to show his dad Matt Squires what he loved about school during the Father’s Day breakfast at St Ita’s Primary School.

Local schools celebrated Father’s Day with visits, fun activities and handcrafted presents. At St Ita’s Primary School at Drouin, Father’s Day was celebrated on Friday morning with a special breakfast for fathers or special people. It was a great chance

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Hampers for the homeless

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Drouin Secondary College students have been helping put together food hampers for the estimated 400 people who sleep rough or are homeless in Baw Baw Shire. Fourteen students from the Leos group at the school joined more than 30 volunteers

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Rocking towards finals

Trafalgar High School music students Josh Geiberras, Seth Benson and Grady Ruiter are three of the four “The Leftovers” band members.

Alternative, old rock band from Trafalgar High School “The Leftovers” has won the senior section of Rockfest. The Leftovers include students lead singer Ishy Lewis, drummer and backing vocalist Grady Ruiter, keyboard player Seth Benson and bass guitarist Josh Geiberras.

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WRC new learning hub

VCE chemistry students Claire Giles (left) and Ebony Linford work through some science experiments to show off the new facilities with school captain Kelsey Lubberink to Education Minister James Merlino and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing.

A $5.8 million learning hub incorporating science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics studies was officially opened at Warragul Regional College last week. While students returned from holiday at the start of term with a sense of excitement to use the

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Students thank CFA

Noojee Primary School students (from left): Travis Eagle, Connor Salmon, Jade MacDonald, Ruby Salmon and Blake MacDonald welcome Noojee CFA volunteers to the school (from left): Peter Coutts, Jarrad Knobbles, David Edney, Sharon Ritting, Ken Hitchcock and captain Peter Skinner (seated).

Students at the small rural primary school at Noojee were punching well above their weights when they entertained members of Noojee CFA. The five students invited the CFA volunteers to the school to thank them for their hard work during

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Bunyip has talent

Flynn McCaghey lays down some energetic air guitar to Bohemian Rhapsody.

Students at Bunyip Primary School recently put their talents on show. With the school’s annual talent show a highly anticipated event, many students had decided on their act early and had practiced for much of the school year. The successful

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