Education

Students behind fete planning

A committee of high school students are the driving force behind the success of the Better Together Alliance fete on next month.. The BTA Student Council, made up of 30, Year 7 to 12 students from Shepparton High School and Mooroopna Secondary

by
Declan Martin
Aug 21 2017
Education

Boosting tertiary education

The unveiling of a cow signified a commitment towards tertiary education in the region, when the City of Greater Shepparton and La Trobe University councils gathered yesterday.. The university council met with community leaders and industry partners

by
Rhiannon Tuff...
Aug 18 2017
Education

Look at future Earth

Students from Shepparton’s primary schools enjoyed programming robots and performing experiments as part of National Science Week celebrations yesterday.. Senior students at Wilmot Rd Primary School programmed six Ozobots, a small robot, to

by
Declan Martin
Aug 18 2017
Education

Playgroup fun at Wunghnu

Plenty of laughter and fun was had at Wunghnu Primary School on Wednesday morning when the school welcomed its youngest visitors for its first developmental playgroup.. The once-a-week session runs from 9.30am to 10.30am on Wednesdays and is open to

by
Taylah Burrows
Aug 17 2017
Education

High marks for...

A principal wellbeing strategy was launched yesterday to improve the mental, physical and spiritual health of Catholic school principals in the Sandhurst Diocese.. The strategy was created in response to the national survey conducted into principal

by
Declan Martin
Aug 17 2017
Education

A chance to be on stage

Young district musicians are being urged to enter Shepparton’s Young Instrumentalist Award competition before the cut-off date on September 1.. The SYIA on Sunday, September 24, at Shepparton’s Eastbank Centre, offers generous cash

by
Declan Martin
Aug 15 2017
Education

Children learn through...

Students at Knight St Multi-Age Learning enjoyed a break in the wet and windy weather last week.. The children, from toddlers to kindergarten students, explored all the great outdoors had to offer on Thursday afternoon.. Knight St Multi-Age Learning

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Shepparton News
Aug 15 2017
Education

Students draw on range of skills for challenge

Sacred Heart Primary School students enjoyed science, technology, engineering and maths challenges during National Science Week last week.. Grade 5 science teacher Jane Stock said STEM subjects were combined in the one activity so students used

by
John Lewis
Aug 15 2017
Education

NAIDOC Week marked

Shepparton’s St Georges Road Primary School students celebrated Aboriginal culture at a NAIDOC Week assembly on Friday.. NAIDOC Week, which is held during the July school holidays, is celebrated by the school in the third week of Term 3 so

by
Taylah Burrows
Aug 09 2017
Education

Vibrant concert

Religious songwriter and singer Andrew Chinn put a smile on the faces of St Brendan’s Primary School students with a fun interactive concert on Friday.. Mr Chinn did workshops with students at all different levels and worked with the choir

by
Declan Martin
Aug 08 2017
Education

Gallery: 100 days of...

Prep students at Guthrie St, Grahamvale and Bourchier St primary school celebrated being 100 days smarter this week. . Students marked the milestone by donning walking sticks, glasses and the odd streak of grey hair to play the party of

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Shepparton News
Aug 07 2017
Education

Preps for 100 days

Prep students at Guthrie St, Grahamvale and Bourchier St primary schools celebrated being 100 days smarter last week.. ‘‘The Preps are celebrating being at school for 100 days,’’ Guthrie St Primary School teacher Lisa Veysey

by
Taylah Burrows
Aug 07 2017
Education

Inspiring insects

Bourchier Primary School’s Year 1 students are entomologists in the making after spending weeks learning about insects.. The students’ research was celebrated at the Butterfly Ball and ‘‘bug themed’’ afternoon te

by
Declan Martin
Aug 07 2017
Education

A little taste of trades available

District secondary school students have been trying a number of trades through a new pilot program this term.. The Trade Taster is a partnership between the Better Together Alliance, Goulburn Murray Local Learning and Employment Network and Goulburn

by
Declan Martin
Aug 07 2017
Education

Weekend of school celebrations

Shepparton Christian College is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend, starting with a special assembly today, a family fun day tomorrow and a thanksgiving service on Sunday.. The school had humble beginnings in 1997 with one classroom of 24

by
Declan Martin
Aug 04 2017
Education

Moving to the music

Almost 50 students from the region were in full dance rehearsal mode this week for the Victorian State Schools Spectacular.. Forty-eight students from Guthrie St, Murchison and Echuca East primary schools gathered for a final dance rehearsal on

by
Taylah Burrows
Aug 03 2017
Education

Video: Flying doctors...

It is not every day you see an aircraft outside your classroom window but that was the experience of Ardmona Primary School students when the Royal Flying Doctor Service visited on Wednesday.. While not an actual aircraft itself, the replica of the

by
Declan Martin
Aug 03 2017
Education

Video: Royal Flying...

It is not everyday you see an aircraft outside your classroom window but that was the experience of Ardmona Primary School students yesterday. . The Royal Flying Doctor Service visited the school on Wednesday with a replica of the Pilatus PC12

by
Shepparton News
Aug 03 2017
Education

Bush kinder jamboree

More than 200 kindergarten students connected with the land at bush kinder jamboree at Rumbalara yesterday. . ... Bush Kinder Kelby Coomber, 4, Wyndham Early Learning Centre. cameramake NIKON CORPORATIONheight 4695focallength 102exposuretime

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Shepparton News
Aug 02 2017
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