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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Thrills and spills in new playground

Enjoying the “Venti” which includes 20 different play activities and challenges are (from left): Daniel Decrescenzo, Liam McConnell, Tim Read and Michael Davies.

Warragul Specialist School students are revelling in new challenges in their redesigned playground. The school’s occupational therapist Anne Collins said the school was initially just looking to update its play equipment but ended up with a complete revamp that aims

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Colourful sports day

Ben Patching, teacher Jess Lawrence and Gabriel Stone cheered on the blue team.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette, December 8, 2015 Students and teachers alike embraced their house colours when Warragul Specialist School students held their sports day at the Geoff Watt track. Teacher Jess lawrence took the prize for best dressed with her

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Magnificent kids at launch

Luke Jozwin finishes off his cartoon sketch.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette, December 1, 2015 Authors Kerryn Vaughan and Adam Wallace joined in Warragul & District Specialist School’s annual book fair. Students enjoyed some writing tips, dress ups, the launch of a school recipe book and a student art exhibition.

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Solemn ceremony honours lives lost in war

Damien Campbell, left, Hannah Read and Sara Butler lay a wreath at the Warragul Remembrance Day service on behalf of Warragul and District Specialist 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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Building connections

From left, Milners Caravans owner/operator Lauri Milner, student Ann Byl, Warragul Golf Course superintendent Nathan Eager and students Jay Dellamina and Ambalee Sinclair-Badger put the finishing touches to their straw edifice at the careers lunch.

West Gippsland Trader, June 18, 2015 Students from Warragul Specialist School got a taste of the world of work when they shared lunch with guests invited along to share the stories of their careers. The guests – including a police

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Remembrance Day

Warragul Specialist School, from left, Luke Jozwin, Josh Thomson and Kya White laid a wreath at the Warragul Cenotaph on Remembrance Day.

Warragul Specialist School students, from left, Luke Jozwin, Josh Thomson and Kya White laid a wreath at the Warragul Cenotaph on Remembrance Day.

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They’re on the ball

Back row, from left, Jo Crosby (Netball Victoria), Mikaela Morgan, Janet Parker, and Tempaney Dawson. Front row: Lara Gair, Jack Blows and Liam McConnell.

Middle students of Warragul Specialist School had a crash course in netball skills at a clinic held at the school on Tuesday. Netball Victoria’s Jo Crosby was on hand to help, along with local coach Janet Parker. Students learned about

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Super Sam launches again

Sam Panasewycz with his book Super Sam The Vampire Hunter and speech therapist who helped with book, Kimberly Yuen.

Warragul and District Specialist School student author Sam Panasewycz published his second book – one he has written in his speech therapy sessions with his speech therapist, Kimberly Yuen and titled “Super Sam The Vampire Hunter”.

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