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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Schools join Tree Day

Yarragon Primary School students Zara and Jamie Buch plant a tree on the school’s grounds.

Continued beautification of Yarragon Primary School’s grounds provided the impetus for the school’s students taking part in a national tree day planting in drizzling rain on Friday morning. School principal Melissa Rock said students and families had joined to plant

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A whole lot of mudder

Olivia Ambler gets set for a sprint to the finish.

With usual instruction to keep their school uniform clean, the opportunity to get muddy is not one to be passed up by students at Yarragon Primary School. The school recently held its fourth annual Tough Mudder event with glorious weather

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Mini Olympics at Yarragon

Yarragon Primary School students (from left): Hayley Holm, Matilda Jefford, Makaylah Bush and Stevylea Symes at the Olympic Games day.

As a celebration of the start of the Rio Olympic Games, all children at Yarragon Primary School took part in a tabloid sports carnival. The Year 6 students in the school were responsible for planning and coordinating the activities, while

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Strictly incredible

Locky Sherry and Jason Trickey as the ugly step-sisters Kye Neyland, Azaan Zafaar and Kai Maclean

Warragul & Drouin Gazette, October 6, 2015 Students of Yarragon Primary School recently performed in their school production, “Strictly Panto. ” The play was based on Cinderella meets reality television; where the Prince holds auditions for tickets to the Royal

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Footy finals fever at Yarragon

Enjoying the footy fun day at Yarragon Primary School are back from left Imogen Harris, Maya Irwin, Olivia Robertson, Isabelle Nicholson, Harri Parkinson, Emily Caris, front Jorgia Neyland and Laura Westhorpe.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette, September 29, 2015 Finals fever hit Yarragon Primary School on Friday, with students sporting their team colours for an end of term football clinic. Run by AFL Gippsland football development manager Rob Reid with assistance from

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Van brings life to Yarragon

Nate White meets “Harold the Giraffe” during a life education session at Yarragon Primary School.

West Gippsland Trader, August 13, 2015 Yarragon Primary School welcomed the Life Education van recently for fun and informative sessions on health and safety. The educator gave lessons on the human body, heart and lungs, safe use and storage of medicine,

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Passport to Indonesian festival

Lauryn Wass and Harri Parkinson play in a traditional Indonesian orchestra called Gamelan for the closing ceremony of Yarragon Primary School’s two-day Indonesian festival.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette, June 23, 2015 With passports and boarding passes in hand, Yarragon Primary School students were set for a two day Indonesian adventure last week. The students, who learn Indonesian, were able to expand on their understanding

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Early start in language

Learning counting song “Bunga Bunga” with Indonesian teacher Emma Gubbels at Yarragon Early Learning Centre are students (from left) Charlotte Kemp, Eagle Bradley, Matilda Jefford, Tyler Semmler, Makaylah Bush and Alex Henderson.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette, June 9, 2015 Yarragon Early Learning Centre students have started learning Indonesian. Indonesian teacher Emma Gubbels, otherwise known as Ibu Gubbels, visits the ELC at Yarragon Primary School twice a week to teach new songs. The

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Field of poppies

Yarragon Primary School vice captain Kye Neyland, captains Eeamann Zafour and Gaide White and vice captain Vivienne Kennedy admire the knitted poppies. Photo: Lauren Murphy.

Yarragon turned its focus to a collection of poppies when the in the restore gardens was officially opened. The project began as an activity to commemorate 100 years since Australia’s involvement in World War 1, including the first landings at

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