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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Yarragon school demolished

Demolition crews moved in last week to raze the old Yarragon primary school that has been unused since a new school on a new site opened in 2012.

The old Yarragon primary school, vacated since 2012, succumbed to the wreckers last week. Demolition crews moved in with heavy machinery to clear the Rollo St site. Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood said there had been some complaints about the

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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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