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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Garden celebration

Samuel Panasewycz waters some of the plants in the greenhouse.

Warragul District Specialist School’s senior gardening and community connections program celebrated a year of hard work in the school by hosting an open garden day recently. About 50 parents and friends of the school braved the heat to visit the

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Top VCE scores

Dux of St Paul’s Anglican Grammar was Janelle Rajasingham of Warragul with 99.15, which included a perfect study score of 50 for English language.

Students across West Gippsland celebrated their success on Friday with some strong Victorian Certificate of Education results across the district. Dux of St Paul’s Anglican Grammar was Janelle Rajasingham of Warragul with 99.15, which included a perfect study score of

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Bike paths to school

Jake and Chloe Marriott lead a cohort of students riding the blue Burke path.

Warragul Primary School held one of the biggest Active Path launches seen by Bicycle Network Victoria, with 84 per cent of students actively traveling to school on Friday. A total of 128 students actively travelled with 59 per cent walking,

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