Education

Top-grade art on display

After almost completing their final year, Wanganui Secondary College’s VCE arts students’ final folio work will be on display this month for one night only.. Teacher Andrew Nicols said the exhibition was a showcase of the folio work

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Tara Whitsed
Oct 13 2017
Opinion

Future of district education

Community workshops taking place this week provide all of us with an opportunity to have a say in the future of our schools.. The Victorian Government has said the consultations are a chance to bring about ‘‘truly transformational

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Shepparton News
Oct 11 2017
Education

Time to empower all girls

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL. Today, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of the Girl, focusing on empowering young girls.. This year’s theme ‘‘EmPOWER girls: Before, during and after conflict’’ will

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Tara Whitsed
Oct 11 2017
Education

Undera Kinder has lots to show at fair

Youngsters at Undera Kindergarten have been busily preparing for the town’s Country Fair, making showbags and much more ahead of the event later this month.. Due to be held behind the primary school and kindergarten grounds, the event draws in

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Tara Whitsed
Oct 11 2017
Education

Gold star for a top...

Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE’s Phil Guthrie happily accepted the teacher/trainer award at the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association’s annual Wurreker Awards on Thursday night.. The awards recognise growing success in Koori

by
Sionnie Kelly
Oct 09 2017
Education

Special kind of centre

A Shepparton educational facility celebrated its 20th birthday this week with a time capsule being buried to mark the occasion.. Knight Street Multi-Age Learning opened on October 1, 1997, and centre owner Cheryl Tracey said they had around four

by
Tara Whitsed
Oct 09 2017
Education

Medical school of...

State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed believes the city’s needs for any further medical schools should be assessed before pushing ahead with another in Shepparton.. It comes as State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan this week threw her support

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Shepparton News
Oct 02 2017
Education

Back on a learning curve

When I walked into the Year 5 and 6 classroom at Wilmot Rd Primary School, there was an eerie quiet. All students were studying in silence.. I don’t know what I was expecting, but I did not think introducing myself to teachers Sarah Greenwood

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Shepparton News
Oct 02 2017
Education

Kids make the most of a colourful day

Yellow was the colour of the day at Bourchier St Primary School last week.. The school’s foundation students dazzled in the golden hue and brought a gold coin donation to school as part of a fundraiser for cancer research.. The students

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Shepparton News
Sep 29 2017
Education

Kids waging war on waste

Hard work by a dedicated group of Tatura Primary School students has been recognised.. The school’s Enviro Kids group is a finalist in the Victorian Government’s ResourceSmart Schools Awards’ Student Action Team of the Year

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Tara Whitsed
Sep 29 2017
Education

Students in giving...

Shepparton Christian College has collected items this term to fill more than 100 shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child for children in developing nations.. The shoebox gifts are distributed by humanitarian charity Samaritan’s Purse and

by
Declan Martin
Sep 29 2017
Education

Look Edison, da Vinci...

Budding Thomas Alva Edisons and Leonardo da Vincis filled St Brendan’s Primary School’s Mercy Centre for its Invention Convention recently.. From environmental products to inventions to help clean your room, the school’s middle

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Tara Whitsed
Sep 27 2017
Education

Soccer opens doors

Soccer balls flew when Melbourne City Football Club instructors made a special visit to students at the Shepparton English Language Centre on Friday.. The students enjoyed the chance to practice their soccer skills and spend some time outside at

by
Sionnie Kelly
Sep 26 2017
Education

Lessons hidden in with fun

Nothing beats handling real cold hard cash when it comes to learning about money.. That is what Bourchier St Primary School Grade 1 students learnt last week as they worked to put together a market day for friends and family.. Grade 1 and 2 section

by
Taylah Burrows
Sep 26 2017
News

Enrolment freeze

Goulburn Ovens TAFE chief executive Paul Culpan has said it was an internal decision to pause enrolments.. In a statement, Mr Culpan said the decision to pause new enrolments in a small number of programs was not an outside order

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Education

Our students hit the world stage

Two Wanganui Park Secondary College students will take part in an international ballet program, which will see their knowledge broadcast to prominent schools around the world.. As part of World Ballet Day, Harry Watson and Abigail Makin will take

by
Rhiannon Tuff...
Sep 26 2017
Education

Fun time on stage

Singing and laughter echoed through Shepparton’s Eastbank Centre when Grahamvale Primary School students came together to rehearse the annual production.. The school’s 360 students rehearsed on Wednesday, with the production making its

by
Sionnie Kelly
Sep 25 2017
Education

School fete enjoyed by...

Great spring weather greeted those at Wanganui Park Secondary College oval for the combined Better Together School’s Alliance fete on Sunday.. The BTA Student Council, made up of 30 Year 7 to 12 students from Shepparton High School and

by
Declan Martin
Sep 22 2017
Education

Kids’ hearts booked

Two of last year’s best children’s books were brought to life at Wilmot Rd Primary School on Wednesday.. Students were treated to an interactive theatre presentation by Meerkat Productions of Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade by

by
Taylah Burrows
Sep 22 2017
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