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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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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Solemn ceremony honours lives lost in war

Vice-captains Jed Young and Laura Cheesewright, left, and captain Jacob York and Tayah Webb lay a wreath at the Warragul Remembrance Day service on behalf of Chairo Christian School

Warragul & Drouin Gazette November 17, 2015 Local schools were well represented as Warragul’s citizens gathered at the Warragul Cenotaph last Wednesday to mark Remembrance Day. It was a solemn occasion in the wake of the 100th anniversary a few

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Medieval adventures at Chairo

Toby Taylor and Kristin Groenwaldt enjoyed the archery competition at Chairo’s recent medieval battle.

Warragul & District Gazette October 6, 2015 Year seven and eight students at Chairo Christian School recently completed a medieval history unit with an exciting battle and lavish feast, with students dressed in character for both events. The battle saw

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Chairo costumes light up the world

Harrison Smith dressed up as a farmer, while Pierce Wells chose a bandit’s outfit during Chairo Christian School's Book Week celebrations at Drouin East Campus.

Warragul and Drouin Gazette, September 8, 2015 Students at Chairo Christian School’s Drouin East campus lit up an otherwise dull morning with a book character parade as part of Book Week celebrations on Tuesday. Each year, schools and public libraries

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Chairo student has taste of Indonesia  

Chairo Indonesian teacher Ruben Setiawan and school captain Toby Lewis who won an Indonesian student scholarship.

West Gippsland Trader August 27th 2015 Toby Lewis, the senior school captain at Chairo Christian School’s Drouin campus, was recently announced as one of six winners of the 2015 Indonesian Independence Day Student Scholarship. This prestigious annual award aims to

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Talent galore in Pinocchio

Year seven student Jacob Holmes stars in the main role of Pinocchio.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette, August 11, 2015 Young performers excelled during Chairo Christian School’s first middle school production of “Pinocchio” at the West Gippsland Arts Centre. The recent production was a wonderful way for some 50 students ranging in age

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Hydroponic trial bears fruit

Chairo students show off their hydroponic garden.

At the beginning of the first term, year 6 agriculture and horticulture students at Chairo Christian School’s Drouin Campus began investigating the possibility of growing a hydroponic garden. They researched the benefits and the complexities and decided to give it

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Chairo gets colourful

Year 8 students Brooke Taylor and Georgia Caddy during Chairo Christian College’s  colour run .

The West Gippsland Trader March 26, 2015 Chairo students in years 7 and 8 recently took part in an exhilarating colour run, kicking off a week of fun and learning based around gender. In the days leading up to the

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Records smashed at Chairo

Tessa Martin was the first female student to cross the line in the 800 metres.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette March 17, 2015 Plenty of records were smashed during Chairo Christian School’s athletics day. Courtney James, Mia Pederson, Tessa Martin, Daniel Coates and Leila Raymond each broke two records. House spirit was at an all-time high,

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