Gridley stadium honour

Trafalgar High School student Meaghan Gridley (left) with her grandfather and the new stadium's namesake, Frank Gridley.

Trafalgar High School opened its refurbished sports stadium recently, naming the facility after a Trafalgar basketball stalwart. Frank Gridley has been involved in basketball in Trafalgar for years. Principal Mersey paid tribute to Gridley for his work in helping maintain

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Rocking towards finals

Trafalgar High School music students Josh Geiberras, Seth Benson and Grady Ruiter are three of the four “The Leftovers” band members.

Alternative, old rock band from Trafalgar High School “The Leftovers” has won the senior section of Rockfest. The Leftovers include students lead singer Ishy Lewis, drummer and backing vocalist Grady Ruiter, keyboard player Seth Benson and bass guitarist Josh Geiberras.

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Thousands remember

Trafalgar High School year 11 students (from left) Nicole Faltum, Nathan Balfour and Stephanie Paul laid a wreath at the Trafalgar service.

More than a thousand people gathered under blue skies on Saturday for Remembrance Day services across West Gippsland. The day commemorates the signing of the Armistice at the 11th hour of the 11 the month of and originally honoured those

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Trafalgar students rock

Trafalgar High School members of R.A.G.E (from left) Eva Istriaty, Alyssa Geiberras, Ruby Brand and Georgia Wyntjes took out the trophy for the best band in the junior section.  Ruby was also awarded best guitarist in the junior section.

Trafalgar High School bands will rock with the best in the state, progressing through to the state finals after taking out Gippsland heats of Rock Fest at Trafalgar Primary School recently. All-girl year seven rock band R.A.G.E will take to

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Girls tackle science

Girls at Trafalgar High School are becoming enthusiastic about physics and other science subjects, bucking a global trend.  They include (back, from left) Isabel Watson, Emily MacDonald, Julia Rodriguez, Tarnee Cant, (front, from left) Erica Hill, Amy Kasper, Tegan Brown and Annaliese Henderson.

More girls than ever before are tackling science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects at Trafalgar High School, bucking a global trend. Physics teacher at Trafalgar High School Fiona Milkins said with girls under-represented in STEM subjects, the school set about

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Trafalgar celebrates $2.3m gym

Trafalgar High School assistant principal John Freyne (centre) with Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Eastern Victoria Region Harriet Shing after the government committed $2.3 million for a new gymnasium to be delivered at the school for the whole town.

A $2.3 million state government grant is set to deliver a new sport and gymnasium facility at Trafalgar High School that also will serve the wider community. Premier Daniel Andrews announced the long awaited funds during a visit to Gippsland

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