Jindivick gets “hands on”

Welcoming news of a grant to help build a bush tucker garden at Jindivick Primary School are students (back, from left) Hannah Leahy, Harry Collier, Zara Owen, Lewis Aubrey, Jacob Rees, (front, from left) Maya Ronalds and Lucy Collier.

An unused space, previously cleared of building materials, will be transformed into a bush tucker garden to promote interactive outdoor learning at Jindivick Primary School. The plan to build a native garden featuring edible native plants as well as those

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Marist win championship

Marist Sion College sports master Dean Hendrikse and Will Broadbent collect the silverware.

A hard, committed and selfless brand of football saw Marist Sion College senior boys team win the Gippsland AFL schools championship. Playing off against Bairnsdale Secondary College, La Valla College Traralgon and Mary MacKillop Leongatha, the College won all three

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Gallipoli Oak at Labertouche

Labertouche Primary School principal Cory Fleming, Peta Waterson, Longwarry RSL president Kevin Stephens, Drouin RSL president Rod McNabb and returned servicemen Russell Oakes, Peter Cuthbertson and Brian Milner join Labertouche Primary School students in celebrating the planting of a Gallipoli Oak.

Students at Labertouche Primary School will have a constant reminder of those who have served and those who are currently serving after a Gallipoli Oak was planted at the school on Friday. The tree planting, which following an Anzac commemoration,

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St Paul’s claim bronze

The bronze medal winning St Paul’s under 20s girls basketball team are (back, from left) Jessica Zeldenryk, Dallas Loughridge, Makaela Zeldenryk, Georgia Koopmans, (front, from left) Samantha Labros, coach Bobby Cunningham, Stacie Myers, Myah Healey and Stephanie Bryce.

The St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School under 20s girls basketball team recently won bronze in division one at Basketball Australia’s 2017 Australian Schools Championships. This is the second consecutive year the St Paul’s girls team has finished amongst the medals. 

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Elders visit Labertouche

Riley Green (left) and Owen Cummins gain an insight into the tools used to dig and crush food during a visit to Labertouche Primary School from local Aboriginal elders.

Local history and indigenous culture were explored at Labertouche Primary School when Aboriginal elders visited last week. The students were enthralled by stories of life at Jackson’s Track, learning to swim and fish in the Labertouche Creek, viewing artefacts and

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Writing shared

Estelle Eade shows her mum Sonya Eade some of her work at the Darnum Primary School writer’s café.

Darnum Primary School combined national bandanna day with its annual writer’s café recently. Students had spent the year working on a variety of writing topics, themes and stories before inviting guests including parents, grandparents and other relatives to share their

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Unusual walk to school

Enjoying a stroll around the farm are Ellinbank Primary School students (from left) Olivia Thorne, Harriet Etherington, Jim Thorne, Eli Twining, Archer Thorne, Thomas Moser and Erika Reynolds holding baby Everly.

October was ‘walk to school’ month and Ellinbank Primary School had an unusual way to walk to school. Every student from the school participated, along with several parents and the teachers. Baw Baw Shire Councillors Mikaela Power and Peter Kostos

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Crowned champion

St Paul’s year seven student Alexandar Mirkovic at the recent 2017 Taekwondo National Championships held in Bendigo.

Year seven St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School student Alexandar Mirkovic was crowned national champion for his division at the recent Taekwondo National Championships in Bendigo. Alexandar competed in the 34 to 37kg red belt 12-14-year-old males, winning his first fight

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Making friends with cops

Trafalgar Primary School students Mackenzie Rankin and Thomas Nelson learn talk about local policing with Leading Senior Constable Kevin Scouller.

Students at Trafalgar and Yarragon Primary schools have been fostering positive relationships with members of the local police force through the Copper in a Classroom program. The program, which has been a successful initiative at schools in Moe, aims to

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Chairo’s hockey success

Chairo Christian School’s senior hockey team won the School Sport Victoria state hockey final. Pictured back row from left James Neave, Declan Pepping, Blake Manintveld, Darcy Lewis, Harrison York, Isaac Young, Nathan Smith, front row Conner Gardner, Jacob York, Jed Young, Toby Taylor (goalie), Jarrod Smith (captain), Tom Taylor and Tim Piening.

Chairo Christian School’s senior boys’ hockey team recently won the School Sport Victoria state hockey final held at the Footscray Hockey Centre. Representing Gippsland, the team consisted of students from Years 9 to 12 students, including four sets of brothers,

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