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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Special recognition

Longwarry Primary School students Jemma Pengelly, Cooper Brown, Hamish Colvin and Tyler Van der Heyden with four of the 119 commemorative white crosses. 

The 119 people from the Longwarry, Labertouche and Modella areas that served in World War 1 will get special recognition at Longwarry’s Remembrance Day service on Sunday that marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the war. The town’s

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State athletics ahead

St Ita’s Catholic Primary School students Declan Burton, Kaiden Walmsley and Kayleb Burton have won through to compete at state level in athletics, while Elloise Campbell will play for Victoria Country in next year’s Australian Junior Basketball Championships.

Hard work and dedication towards their sporting endeavours are beginning to pay off for students at St Ita’s Catholic Primary School in Drouin, with four athletes set to represent the state in coming months. The school had 15 students make

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Leos offer support

Collecting badges and other items to sell to raise funds for Legacy last week at Drouin from Legatee Graeme Watts were Drouin Secondary College Leos Club members, from left, Caitlyn Warriner, Ruby Kelly, Halle Braybon, Chloe Kirkman, Xavier Swetman and Gemma Burke.

Members of Drouin Secondary College’s Leos Club were out and about in the town’s shopping centre last week lending support to the annual Legacy Week badges sales. It was the third year the club has assisted Central Gippsland Legacy’s fundraising.

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