Lifestyle

Colour comp is on again

Children from the district’s smaller schools will get the chance to showcase their perception of Australia thanks to the Mooroopna Country Women’s Association and the Honig family.. For the past 12 years, children from Mooroopna’s four primary

by
Tara Whitsed
Jan 18 2017
Education

School and brigade partner up

A district fire officer believes the Country Fire Authority has a major problem in rural areas.. ‘‘In small towns there is a desperate need for personnel on weekdays during working hours,’’ CFA Waranga deputy group officer Cass Alexander

by
Hayden Thomson
Jan 13 2017
Education

Looking forward to school

Hundreds of kindergarten students across the Goulburn Valley are getting ready to make the exciting transition to primary school.. Students at Arthur Mawson Children’s Centre in Shepparton have been preparing to progress to their foundation year

by
Taylah Burrows
Dec 29 2016
Education

Less time to wait for allowance

Young people in regional and remote areas will benefit from the Federal Government’s $93.4million regional education election commitment in the new year.. If legislation passes, people finishing Year 12 will have a reduced wait period to qualify

by
Shepparton News
Dec 27 2016
Education

So much to learn

Young people from the Halmahera region of far north-east Indonesia are trying to learn as much as they can during their six-month stay in Shepparton.. The nine, aged between 21 and 28, are taking part in a community benefit/cultural enrichment

by
Declan Martin
Dec 26 2016
News

Persistence pays off

A lot has changed for Pappi Mukasa since he moved to Australia from a refugee camp in Tanzania 11 years ago.. Born in the Congo, Mr Mukasa did not speak a word of English and had no education when his family settled in Shepparton in 2005.. Recently

by
Taylah Burrows
Dec 24 2016
Education

Best all round

Mooroopna Secondary College student Jordan Brereton joined a select group of secondary students around Australia last Tuesday when he received the Caltex Best All Rounder Award.. Making the occasion more special was Caltex national bid manager

by
Declan Martin
Dec 21 2016
Education

Dookie study

Federal Government funding secured by the University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus is helping provide local indigenous students a chance to pursue tertiary education while remaining close to home.. Through the Higher Education Participation and

by
Taylah Burrows
Dec 20 2016
Education

Prue bids school farewell

Verney Road School assistant principal Prue Dobson is retiring after almost half a century as an educator.. Mrs Dobson, who is married to former Greater Shepparton mayor Geoff Dobson, will finish today, ending a career spanning 46 years.. ‘‘I

by
Taylah Burrows
Dec 20 2016
Education

Big win for learning

Aspiring teachers will not have to leave home with news La Trobe University’s Shepparton campus has introduced a new bachelor of early childhood and primary education course starting next year.. Acting academic program director Leanne Grogan said

by
Declan Martin
Dec 20 2016
Education

Furthering education

The La Trobe University Ganbina award was presented last Friday to Tatura’s Matthew Muir.. Mr Muir received the award during a presentation at La Trobe University’s Shepparton campus.. Ganbina chief executive Anthony Cavanagh said the award

by
Taylah Burrows
Dec 19 2016
Education

Safety teaching aid

Shepparton’s marathon mums Kathy Fuller and Narelle Pell are seeing the fruits of their fundraising with the Bravehearts personal safety teaching resource being distributed to Goulburn Valley classrooms.. The pair’s mammoth $52000 fundraising

by
Declan Martin
Dec 19 2016
Education

Gift of books

Lions Club Victoria co-ordinated with Shepparton branches and Future Voices to donate 170 books to St Brendan’s Primary School library and their migrant students this week.. The second-hand books are a diverse range of picture, non-fiction

by
Declan Martin
Dec 16 2016
Education

Leaders welcomed

Grahamvale Primary School recently welcomed its new leaders for 2017 during a special school assembly.. The students received their badges from Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum, who also took the time to speak about the importance of

by
Shepparton News
Dec 15 2016
News

Taipan pays school flying visit

An MRH-90 Taipan helicopter landed on Shepparton’s McGuire College’s oval yesterday in an impressive show of machinery.. College assistant principal Ashley Robinson said the landing was organised by former student Carl Stewart, a chief petty

by
Taylah Burrows
Dec 15 2016
Education

Generating decorative spirit of Christmas

Students from two Shepparton primary schools have spread some Christmas cheer throughout Goulburn Valley Health’s maternity ward.. Year 3 students from St Georges Rd Primary School and Years 1 and 3 students from Bourchier St Primary School

by
Taylah Burrows
Dec 15 2016
Lifestyle

Carols in the halls

The harmonious voices of St Mel’s Primary School’s choir could be heard echoing throughout the halls of Mercy Place Shepparton yesterday.. Residents of the aged care facility were treated to a six-song performance of Christmas carols by the

by
Taylah Burrows
Dec 14 2016
Education

Who Am I, a winner

Orrvale Primary School’s Tahlia Bourke’s book Who am I? will be read by thousands after it won the Greater Shepparton Community Literacy book writing competition.. The book will be given to families by maternal and child health nurses in the

by
Declan Martin
Dec 14 2016
Education

Student spirit shines...

Shepparton East Primary School students got creative on Monday with a whole day dedicated to Christmas-themed arts and activities.. The students were encouraged to come to school in Christmas-themed outfits of red and green.. Teachers created and

by
Shepparton News
Dec 13 2016
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