Education

Crash course in culture

Shepparton students had a crash course in Shepparton’s multiculturalism in a bid to break down cultural barriers.. Future education and community support workers studying education support and community services at Goulburn Ovens Institute of

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Barclay White
Nov 15 2017
Education

Blessing for new school facilities

St Mary’s Primary School, Mooroopna, staff and students gathered yesterday to celebrate the official blessing and opening of the library and classroom building.. The building took about a year to construct with the Federal Government chipping

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 15 2017
Education

Longwood honours Victorian veterans

Local school groups and interested people have the chance to view a photographic display of Australian war-time history at Longwood this month.. The World War I centenary exhibition Australia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 14 2017
Education

Bridging the education gap

In the lead-up to its annual meeting this month, The Bridge Youth Service has reflected on delivering its Navigator program during the past 12 months.. A Victorian Government initiative, the program supports young people aged 12 to 17 to re-engage

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 14 2017
Education

School works funded

With classrooms more than 50 years old, Shepparton’s Bourchier St Primary School has put a case forward for additional funding to the Victorian Government.. State Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp visited the school on Wednesday, as also

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Nov 13 2017
Education

Ready for next step

Teacher, Jenny Nightingale speaks about the children's transition session. . There was a lot of nervous chatter as kindergarten children gathered at the feet of a teacher to listen to a story about a brown bear.. About 40 kindergarten children

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 10 2017
Education

Changing attitudes

Students from Shepparton’s McGuire College are gearing up to take part in an experience their teacher hopes will transform their approach to music.. As part of the Victorian School Music Festival, Years 7 and 8 students, with mentors from

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Nov 09 2017
Education

Banding together to shine

Guthrie St Primary School’s 550 students joined with one million young Australians around the nation for the Count Us In song Shine Together on Friday.. They learned the song’s lyrics and got to know sign language in the past four weeks

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Shepparton News
Nov 07 2017
Education

Abel’s app a winner

Wanganui Park Secondary College Year 8 student Abel Connors was the overall winner at this year’s Victorian Schools and Games App Challenge for his application, Planet Peace.. The 14-year-old was among finalists who had the chance to pitch

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Shepparton News
Nov 07 2017
Education

Education plan next chapter nearly ready

The ball is well and truly rolling on a highly anticipated ‘‘blueprint to transform education in Shepparton and Mooroopna’’.. And ‘‘fundamental change’’ could be afoot.. State Member for Shepparton

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Shepparton News
Nov 06 2017
Education

Fred Hollows heroes

Sacred Heart Primary School students and Tatura Girl Guides Katherine Wagner and Audrey Spedding received the Fred Hollows Foundation Humanity Award in Melbourne last week.. Their teacher Cath Basile nominated the pair for their compassion

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Declan Martin
Nov 06 2017
Education

School wins prize for...

A class of talented artists from Verney Rd School has won Shepparton’s final Relay for Life colouring competition.. The Relay for Life team asked Shepparton schools to take part in the annual colouring competition, designing and producing

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Nov 03 2017
Education

New chapter for...

Wanganui Park Secondary College students put down their textbooks and experienced a crash course from experts in the explosive side of science last week.. The Victoria University Science Roadshow team came to the school in an effort to help inspire

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Barclay White
Nov 03 2017
Education

A recipe for the future

Climate change will be on the menu at next week’s Cooking for a Better Future at The Connection in Shepparton.. The actual menu will be prepared and cooked by students from The Foyer in Shepparton with help from other students at

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John Lewis
Nov 03 2017
Education

VCE exam: Shepparton High School

Most VCE students across Victoria took part in the biggest exam of the year yesterday — a three-hour comprehensive English exam that will determine the future of many of them.. Schools across the state have farewelled senior students in

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Shepparton News
Nov 02 2017
Education

Funds raised for children’s ward

Bourchier St Primary School was full of excitement for a whole-school colour fun run that raised $500 for the children’s ward of Goulburn Valley Health on Friday.. Teachers threw many different colours on to the students at the finish line

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Shepparton News
Nov 02 2017
News

Lollypop lady has a...

Chris McDougall is being recognised at a Greater Shepparton City Council ceremony tonight for 15 years of helping children safely cross Balaclava Rd to get to Bourchier St Primary School.. Ms McDougall said she found her dream job when she became

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Declan Martin
Nov 02 2017
Education

Challenge ahead

Congupna Primary School students will compete in a national solar vehicle competition after finishing second and fourth at the state championships.. Last month, four Congupna teams competed in the Victorian Model Solar Vehicle challenge in

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Hayden Thomson
Nov 01 2017
News

Campus closes

Renowned private school Sirius College will permanently close the doors of its Shepparton secondary campus next month.. Principal Adem Engin confirmed the closure of the school’s secondary college and subsequent loss of its Year 7 and 8

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Nov 01 2017
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