Education

Skills put to the test

Twenty-five WorldSkills Regional Competition medallists have the chance to attend next year’s WorldSkills National Competition in Sydney.. All except two of the 25 regional competitors invited to apply to be part of Team Victoria are from

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Shepparton News
Dec 27 2017
Education

Students busy spreading cheer

It was been a busy end to the year for Kialla Central Primary School students and their families.. Students gathered many items to donate to Family Care’s Baskets of Joy.. Principal Debbie Humphries said each Christmas the school did

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Shepparton News
Dec 27 2017
Education

Ready for new adventure

Greater Shepparton’s Year 6 students enjoyed farewell ceremonies this week after graduating from their primary schools.. Orrvale Primary School invited parents to enjoy a breakfast at the school on Tuesday before the official graduation

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Declan Martin
Dec 22 2017
Education

Here, always

Wilmot Rd Primary School student Jess Trevaskis will complete her primary school studies this week with an amazing 100 per cent attendance record from Prep to Year 6.. Jess follows in the footsteps of her older brothers Daniel and Brandon, who also

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Declan Martin
Dec 22 2017
Education

Author starts young

Orrvale Primary School’s Ashlee McMahon is now a published author after her children’s book What can you see? won the Greater Shepparton story-writing competition.. ‘‘It was a lot of fun to make and I spent about week doing

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Declan Martin
Dec 21 2017
Education

Achievements...

Mervyn Fernando was humbled and honoured to be named the Academy of Sport Health and Education’s 2017 alumni winner.. Mr Fernando’s journey began with ASHE in 2010 when he travelled to Shepparton from Kempsey in northern NSW as part of

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Shepparton News
Dec 21 2017
Education

Festive cheer

The sound of small voices singing Jingle Bells rang out through the Kialla Children’s Centre yesterday.. Teacher Kim Turner said the childcare centre and kindergarten celebrated the end of the year with lots of fun and food.. ‘‘We

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Tara Whitsed
Dec 19 2017
Education

Four into one = improvement

Greater Shepparton’s four public secondary schools will be merged into one, with State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed expecting the super school to open in the next five years.. Today, the Victorian Government endorsed the proposition in

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Hayden Thomson
Dec 18 2017
Education

Ready for next step in life

Victorian Certificate of Education students across the Goulburn Valley could breathe a sigh of relief yesterday morning at 7am when they received their results.. Whether it was via the app, website or by email, thousands of Victorian students logged

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Tara Whitsed
Dec 16 2017
News

HIGH ACHIEVERS

The duxes of Shepparton’s secondary schools yesterday celebrated their excellent results.. The News spoke with them at Shepparton’s Victoria Park Lake to discuss the year that was and their plans for the future.. Notre Dame

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Shepparton News
Dec 16 2017
Education

Nurturing talent

Wilmot Rd Primary School’s Talent Opportunity and Potential Scholarship students have been announced for next year.. Principal Jenny Manuel said it was not an easy process for the 10 students, each having to write an application and attend an

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Declan Martin
Dec 15 2017
Education

Joy to the residents

Bourchier St Primary School students brought Christmas cheer to residents at the Hakea Lodge aged care facility in Shepparton on Wednesday.. The students held a special concert for residents to get them in the festive spirit.. ‘‘The

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 15 2017
Education

Chase dream

As secondary school graduates eagerly await their ATAR score, one past Kyabram student believes it is nothing more than a number.. Lauren Atkins finished school in 2014 after completing a Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning at St

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Shepparton News
Dec 15 2017
Education

Support to study

Rural Victorian students facing financial or social challenges can apply for scholarships to help with TAFE study or apprenticeships.. Students aged between 16 and 24 can apply for the first state-wide round of the Rural Chances Vocational

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
Education

From dust to delight

An old dust pit has become a beautiful area for Grahamvale Primary School students to enjoy.. The courtyard, which cost about $20000 to create, was opened on Monday.. The area is behind the school and features large chess and chequers boards, citrus

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Sionnie Kelly
Dec 14 2017
Education

Food from the heart

Shepparton Christian College student Noah Moore has again brought his fellow students together to donate food to the needy.. Inspired by a newspaper article about a homeless man last year, Noah, then eight, walked into his principal’s office

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Dec 13 2017
Education

School helpers thanked

The generous work of helpers and volunteers at Mooroopna Primary School was celebrated during a morning tea event at the school on Friday.. ‘‘It is important these people are recognised because they’re such an important part of the

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Hayden Thomson
Dec 11 2017
Education

Uni graduates sticking...

A new Cadence Economics report shows 79 per cent of La Trobe University’s Shepparton 172 annual campus graduates gain employment locally and contribute $13million to Victoria’s gross regional product.. Shepparton La Trobe campus head Sue

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Declan Martin
Dec 11 2017
Education

Fun with quirky...

Music maverick Jon Madin was at McGuire Secondary College this week, where musical students had a go at the weird and whacky instruments on offer.. Led by Mr Madin, students built unique instruments constructed out of cardboard tubes, plastic pipes

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Dec 08 2017
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