Education

Violence education

New family violence workshops aimed at people are another tool being used to increase awareness about the issue.. The first of several free monthly Goulburn Integrated Family Violence Committee workshops began recently.. The workshops focused on

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 19 2018
Education

Education to be transformed

Four Goulburn Valley primary schools are set to transform after the unveiling of schematic designs for new and renovated buildings at their individual sites.. Orrvale, Kialla West, Bourchier St and Mooroopna Park primary schools received major

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 16 2018
Education

Shaping school’s future

Grahamvale Primary School announced its junior school council members at an assembly on Monday afternoon.. Six excited youngsters were welcomed into the council, with State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed presenting them with their badges

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Liz Mellino
Feb 14 2018
Education

Feast for students

Students at St Mary’s School in Mooroopna enjoyed a serve of pancakes yesterday.. Pancake Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent.. Lent is an important part of the Christian liturgical calendar, starting

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Madeleine Cac...
Feb 14 2018
Education

Safety focus

More than 100 students from Shepparton’s Gowrie St Primary School hit the pool yesterday to learn more about water safety.. Students from various year levels took part in Life Saving Victoria’s Open Water Learning Experience to ensure

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Ashlea Witosl...
Feb 09 2018
Education

Artists in making

Several little hands painted a huge canvas in Shepparton’s Queen’s Gardens recently.. Run as part of the Shepparton Art Museum’s Little Hands program, the gallery has reinstated its children’s initiatives this year.. Cultural

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Tara Whitsed
Feb 09 2018
Education

Class action over...

Touchdown Tuesday was a hit with Bourchier Street Primary School students yesterday they spent the morning outside playing and learning maths games.. Touchdown is a simple grid game that gives children practice in adding positive and negative

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Shepparton News
Feb 07 2018
Education

What a wheel nice gesture

Children’s charity Variety Victoria delivered and presented two brand new Sunshine Coaches and five new tricycles to Verney Rd School students and staff yesterday.. Supported by Variety Bash sponsor Seeley International, the coaches will give

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Shepparton News
Feb 06 2018
Education

Pushing aside negativity

Shepparton ACE College students took part in a smoking ceremony to start the school year.. The indigenous ceremony involves burning native plants to create smoke, as a way to rid an individual of negativity.. Students each received a small

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Ashlea Witosl...
Feb 06 2018
Education

Ringing endorsement

The first day of school has been a long time coming for Sophie Pritchard, who gets into her uniform every day and eagerly looks over her Year 6 buddy’s welcome card from orientation day last year.. At Grahamvale Primary School in Shepparton

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Ashlea Witosl...
Jan 31 2018
Education

Foundation students...

The school year could not start soon enough for St George’s Rd Primary School’s newest twins.. Zahar and Hussain Al Khateeb, 5, have been waiting for today since transition day last year, when an eager Zahar wore her new school dress

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Ashlea Witosl...
Jan 30 2018
Education

Special day for...

The last two siblings of the Maddox family start school today, unless there is an unexpected surprise in the near future.. ‘‘No plans for more at this stage,’’ mother Veronica joked.. ‘‘My chances of having twins

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Hayden Thomson
Jan 30 2018
Education

School getting name...

Kialla Central Primary School will welcome 16 preps on Tuesday — the school’s biggest enrolment to date.. Out of the 16 new students, 10 will be new families to the school.. The school’s principal Debbie Humphries said she was

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Shepparton News
Jan 29 2018
Education

Mandarin and science rules

Hidden among an abundance of tall, overhanging gums, you will find a quaint school filled with laughter and happiness.. Although Currawa Primary School only has 10 students, this family-orientated learning environment offers its pupils an

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Ashlea Witosl...
Jan 29 2018
Education

Apprentice’s clever train of thought

Trevaskis Engineering’s Michael McFadzean is hoping to represent Victoria at the WorldSkills Australia in June after earning bronze at the regional level competition last year.. Mr McFadzean was encouraged to compete in the regional event at

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Declan Martin
Jan 08 2018
Education

Need to engage

A special report prepared for State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed into the city’s education and youth sectors has highlighted a deep-seated disengagement among students.. The 48-page ‘Parliamentary Intern Report’, compiled by

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Dec 30 2017
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...

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

by
Declan Martin
Dec 22 2017
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