Education

A new jewel in Echuca’s crown

CAMPASPE Shire Council has secured an educational jewellery school to operate from a council-owned building in the Echuca port precinct from tomorrow.. Mayor Adrian Weston said the school would run a variety of jewellery workshops as well as having

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Riverine Herald
Apr 04 2018
Education

Find the right steps to business success

ECHUCA’S business hub is showing no signs of slowing down with another workshop to be held on Friday.. The workshop, four steps to being a marketing guru, will be delivered by the NSW Business Enterprise Centre at the Bendigo TAFE Echuc

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Riverine Herald
Apr 04 2018
Education

Mathoura Primary’s skills boost

MATHOURA preschool is expected to benefit from new professional development opportunities for early childhood educators.. State Member for Murray Austin Evans announced Mathoura, along with Wakool, Gyndarna, Griffith, Griffith East, Coleambally and

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Riverine Herald
Mar 26 2018
Education

Smiling from ear to ear

IT WAS a bitter sweet feeling when Leanne Mahney clocked off at Echuca South for the last time.. A teacher at the school since 1998, she enjoyed a tight-knit school community which she helped create in her 20 years at the school.. But while it was

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Riverine Herald
Mar 11 2018
Education

An easy transition

THE decision to become a teacher wasn’t a hard one for Anthea Mathers.. The former Echuca West and now Twin Rivers science teacher was teaching in Japan when she realised what she wanted to do with her life.. She loved the energy students

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Riverine Herald
Mar 11 2018
Education

Future looks bright...

TWIN Rivers is primed for the modern education era with the establishment of a student wellbeing team at the new school.. The team utilises a variety of services such as counselling, learning assessments, psychological intervention, behaviour

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Riverine Herald
Mar 10 2018
Education

NAPLAN testing shows...

NAPLAN results have once again delivered a mixed bag for the Echuca-Moama region.. The 2017 scores were made public on Wednesday, with many local schools recording declining results.. NAPLAN testing was introduced in 2008 for students in years 3, 5

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David Rak
Mar 10 2018
Education

Michelle receives $9000 to reduce her HECS debt

MICHELLE O’Sullivan didn’t hesitate when she was offered the chance to reduce her HECS debt and stay in the country town she calls home.. The director at Mathoura Preschool was the recipient of an incentive scholarship that gives $9000

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Riverine Herald
Mar 10 2018
Education

Ready to be part of special school

ECHUCA Specialist School may not be able to move into the new building just yet, but they’re as excited as anyone about our town’s newest school.. Staff and students have their fingers crossed for the state budget in May which they hope

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Riverine Herald
Mar 09 2018
Education

Parents give big thumbs up to new school

EAR to ear grins were abundant when students arrived for their first day at Twin Rivers.. It was a seamless transition for what could have been a headache for staff and students.. Moving children from their old, familiar schools into an unfamiliar

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Riverine Herald
Mar 09 2018
Education

Opening to go down in...

THERE was plenty of action at Echuca Twin Rivers School on March 2 when the ribbon was officially cut.. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp (standing in for Minister for Education James Merlino) visited the school to officially open the $11

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Riverine Herald
Mar 09 2018
Education

School dream becomes...

ALL good things come to those who wait.. When Echuca’s newest school swung its doors open for the first time last month, after almost a decade of tireless working behind the scenes, that saying was never more true.. What began as a dream in

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David Rak
Mar 09 2018
Education

Students show off...

EIGHT Mathoura students represented the region for swimming in Deniliquin last week.. Remi Baulch, Jesse Cheep, Alvin, Jemika and Shaleah Cooper, Luke and Marcus Moorse and Thomas Wippel qualified for the Deniliquin PSSA Swimming Carnival in Hay on

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Riverine Herald
Mar 07 2018
Education

MAGS repays council

MOAMA Anglican Grammar School has repaid its loan to Murray River Council earlier than expected.. Council provided money to fund land purchased on the school site at the Moama Recreation Reserve.. The early loan repayment provided an immediate

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Riverine Herald
Mar 05 2018
Education

Funding bonus for our students

STUDENTS will be able to start university sooner after changes that make it easier for them to be considered independent for student payments.. To qualify as independent for Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY Living Allowance, students from regional or

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Riverine Herald
Mar 03 2018
Education

400 primary students learn lifesaving water skills

STUDENTS from five local primary schools received lifesaving skills as part of Life Saving Victoria’s Open Water Learning Experience (OWLE) program.. Four hundred primary school students from St Mary’s, Echuca East, Echuca Primary

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David Rak
Feb 28 2018
Education

Moo-ving in the right...

TONGALA dairy farmer Scott Fitzgerald is reaping more benefits than he could have ever imagined.. As a recipient of the 2017 Farm Business Management Program (FBMP) scholarship, Scott said he had no idea how much the Rabobank executive development

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Riverine Herald
Feb 28 2018
Education

No highway crossing...

WITH the opening of the Echuca Twin Rivers School last week, Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has echoed local families concerns about crossing safety on the Northern Hwy.. Mr Walsh raised the matter in State Parliament last week as he expressed

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Riverine Herald
Feb 26 2018
Education

A globetrotting success

RENEE George’s hairdressing apprenticeship has ended with the Echuca local receiving the best third year apprentice award at Bendigo TAFE.. Originally from Kyabram, Renee has spent the majority of her life in Echuca.. Having completed her

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Riverine Herald
Feb 21 2018
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