Education

Healthy class

ECHUCA-MOAMA primary school students could be eating more vegetables in the near future.. Under the Nestle Healthy Active Kids program, schools can receive up to $25,000 worth of mobile kitchen equipment to help teachers to deliver nutrition and

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Riverine Herald
Aug 16 2017
Education

Berrimba was hopping on

THE air was filled with excitement and delight at the Berrimba Childcare Centre for the Aboriginal Children’s Day ceremony, where the Echuca-Moama Early Years Directory was also launched.. The ceremony featured a traditional Aboriginal dance

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Riverine Herald
Aug 12 2017
Education

School’s out at Welton — forever

AFTER 96 years, Torrumbarry’s only school will shut its doors forever next month.. Welton Primary School council unanimously voted in favour of the heart-wrenching decision at a meeting on July 27, citing rapidly declining enrolments as a key

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Rusty Woodger
Aug 07 2017
Education

Variety drives school bus to the twin towns

ECHUCA Specialist School finally has its hands on a long-awaited new bus.. After years of fundraising efforts to update its ageing fleet, the school’s dream became a reality when children’s charity Variety kicked in the remaining funds

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Riverine Herald
Aug 05 2017
Education

We’re the smartest...

THE latest NAPLAN results show Victorian and NSW students continue to outperform most of the nation.. But overall performance in Australia continues to stagnate, with no major improvements since last year.. The controversial test was introduced in

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Rusty Woodger
Aug 05 2017
Education

It was a decidedly...

INDONESIA was the flavour of the day at Echuca College recently.. More than 700 students from the Echuca region converged on the school for its annual immersion day.. The event, which has been running since 2015, is all about showcasing one of

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Riverine Herald
Aug 05 2017
Education

As if getting two...

YOU thought it was hard getting a second bridge?. St Joseph’s College is taking you back to when the first bridge was built in its upcoming production Echuca-Moama: The Great Divide.. One bridge, two towns and three mayors — what could

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Vivienne Duck
Jul 31 2017
Education

New school embraces river theme

ECHUCA’s newest school officially has a name.. Echuca Twin Rivers Primary School was the name chosen at a meeting on Tuesday night to represent the merger of Echuca South and West primary schools.. The school is currently being built to the

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Rusty Woodger
Jul 29 2017
Education

Koondrook school is a class above most others

KOONDROOK Preschool has achieved an overall rating of Exceeding National Quality Standard in a recent audit of its program delivery.. Council’s community wellbeing director Mandy Hutchinson said it was an exceptional result for the preschool

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Riverine Herald
Jul 28 2017
Education

Careers, Education & Employment 2017

There are big decisions awaiting you once you finish school and head out into the big wide world. Are you interested in heading to university, does a gap year appeal or are you looking at joining the workforce? These are all questions you need to

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Riverine Herald
Jul 26 2017
Education

Local superstar had a...

SACRIFICES come hand-in-hand with a professional sporting career as Andrew Walker explained to young footballers on Sunday last week.. The former Carlton AFL player visited Moama Junior Football Club for a clinic involving its under 12s and 14s.. He

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Jessica Gledh...
Jul 24 2017
Education

Smart green schools

SCHOOLS in the Echuca region still have time to apply for Sustainability Victoria’s Resource Smart Schools awards.. The awards, which close on July 31, recognise the effort schools put in to creating a more sustainable world through

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Riverine Herald
Jul 24 2017
Education

Career preview for our...

PARENTS and students in Echuca-Moama will get the chance to see the career paths on offer at an information session next week.. St Joseph’s College is hosting the event at its Oak Centre on Wednesday between 6pm and 8pm, and is extending the

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Riverine Herald
Jul 22 2017
Education

Don’t miss right start to education

WITH less than two weeks remaining to apply for first and second round placements in four and three year old kindergarten programs Campaspe Shire is urging residents not to leave their child’s enrolment to the last minute.. Mayor Adrian Weston

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Riverine Herald
Jul 21 2017
Education

Kyal in training for dream job

KYAL Atkinson hopes to be a police officer one day.. And the 17-year-old is one step closer to his dream — completing a school-based traineeship at Echuca police station.. The St Joseph’s College year 11 student is among 32 young

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Riverine Herald
Jul 17 2017
Education

Youth Expo is planning to help teenagers in ‘bridging the...

CAN you help the youth of our region ‘bridge the gap’?. The call is out for local businesses, sporting clubs and community organisations to take part in the third bi-annual Echuca-Moama Youth Expo.. Organised by Campaspe Cohuna Local

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Riverine Herald
Jul 14 2017
Education

Kinder enrolments

ENROLMENTS are open until the end of the month for four-year-old funded kindergarten and three-year-old kindergarten programs across Campaspe Shire.. They are open at Echuca Central, Echuca East, Echuca South, Rochester, Lockington, Tongal

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Riverine Herald
Jul 14 2017
Education

A few wise words from...

ECHUCA 208 Primary School’s Miller Davies and St Mary’s Primary’s Ryan Stobaus were the big winners at the recent Echuca Lions Club junior public speaking competition.. Held on June 18 at Echuca College, Miller took out the Grades

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Riverine Herald
Jul 14 2017
Education

Moama Grammar: It’s...

MOAMA Anglican Grammar School will launch its Honours Program next week.. Principal Teresa Deshon said the innovative and collaborative scholarship would increase opportunities for new students to gain a quality education at the school while

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Riverine Herald
Jul 14 2017
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