Education

Seniors poised to show the love

A wave of pink and red will hit Goulburn Valley Grammar School tomorrow as the school’s Year 12 students carry out their annual Valentine’s Day fundraiser.. Organised by leavers fund prefects Georgina Hacon and Adam Sizer, the fundraiser was the

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Taylah Burrows
Feb 13 2017
Education

Back to School

Kids from across town are buzzing and back to school for 2017! Check out the gallery below to see some familiar faces.. Sienna and Rahni Baker Sisterly love. Back to school for 2017. Sienna in grade one and Rahni in grade three PrevNextPowered by

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Shepparton News
Feb 10 2017
Education

Phonics-only test concern

A Shepparton primary school principal has reservations about a new national literacy assessment to measure the learning gap, as announced by the Federal Government last month.. Bourchier St Primary School’s Denise Howley said the school was

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Taylah Burrows
Feb 07 2017
Education

Unused technology sought for students

In a bid to prevent district students from starting the school year on the back foot, Greater Shepparton Lighthouse project is collecting much needed technical supplies.. ‘‘Do you have spare laptop, iPad or VCE calculator lying around the house

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 07 2017
Education

Pathway clear,...

There is more than one pathway to university and La Trobe University’s Tertiary Enabling Program in Shepparton has made study possible for people who have had interrupted schooling.. Fabrice Ebe is starting a bachelor of nursing degree and Missy

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Declan Martin
Feb 02 2017
Education

Preps head off to...

There were lots of smiles and some tears yesterday as Shepparton’s littlest students started their schooling journey.. Fifty-seven St George’s Road Primary School Foundation students were eager to begin learning, lining up outside their

by
Taylah Burrows
Feb 01 2017
Education

School life starts

A flurry of excitement surrounds Shepparton’s littlest students as they prepare to begin school this week.. Preps across the region will don their new uniforms and polished shoes, farewelling their parents at the school gate.. Shepparton’s

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Taylah Burrows
Jan 30 2017
Education

Motivating young cyclists

Applications for grants designed to motivate pupils to ride their bikes to school will open to Greater Shepparton schools next month.. Schools are encouraged to apply for the Ride2School grants, with applications open from February 1.. Grants of up

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
Education

Students receive university offers

Years of hard work and dedication paid off for thousands of Year 12 class of 2016 students yesterday when the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre released its first round of university offers.. The offers marked the end of a month-long wait for

by
Taylah Burrows
Jan 19 2017
Education

Kids work in code

Creative children, it is time to put your skills to the test at Shepparton Library’s new Code Club.. Starting next month, the program will run weekly for children aged seven to 13 through Code Club Australia, which includes 740 clubs across the

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Tara Whitsed
Jan 19 2017
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...

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

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Hayden Thomson
Jan 13 2017
Education

Looking forward to...

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

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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

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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

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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...

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
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