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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New kitchen garden

Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood, former Ellinbank Primary School students Hayden Young and Colbie Polman-Short join Baw Baw Shire deputy mayor Mikaela Power to inspect the school’s completed kitchen garden.

Ellinbank Primary School’s redevelopment of its school grounds reached another milestone on Friday, with the official opening of its new kitchen garden. As with a focus on continual academic improvement, the school grounds are beginning to take shape, centred around

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Native garden takes shape

Exploring the new native garden, pond and dry creek bed at Ellinbank Primary School are students (back, from left) Eli Twining, Jim Thorne, Jetta McLachlan, Erika Reynolds, Georgie Allen-Walters, Pippi Angst, (front, from left) Archer Thorne, Kye Reynolds, Layla Parke, Thomas Moser and Blake Stone.

The first stage of a sensory garden has been completed at Ellinbank Primary School, with completion of a native garden, pond and dry creek bed. The broader project will incorporate sensory and creative elements around the art room as well

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Give to the Salvos

Ellinbank primary school students Alex Hickin (left) and Mecedes Kallo will be rattling the Red Shield collection tin at their cardboard box sleep out at their school late this month.

The Salvation Army’s Red Shield appeal in Warragul later this month is aiming to reach at least last year’s $30,000 total. The launch of the appeal at a breakfast last week indicated there’ll be some strong community support with a

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