Education

Grace Van der Drift

GRACE Van der Drift hopes to fulfil a childhood ambition.. She will head to Melbourne this year to study prosthetics and orthotics after receiving a first-round offer. She was watching a movie as a child when she saw someone working in the

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Education

Emmison Rohde

EMMISON Rohde set her sights on a career as a radiographer after receiving a first-round offer to study at RMIT.. The offer is another feather in the cap of the St Joseph’s dux, who achieved an outstanding ATAR of 96 and a study score of 45 in

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Education

Dux’s shine in first round uni offers

ACADEMIC hopefuls in Echuca-Moama waited with baited breath on Tuesday as first-round university offers were released.. It was good news in the twin towns with most students receiving an offer for one of their top three preferences.. At Echuc

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Education

Twin Rivers School delayed three weeks

THE new Twin Rivers School won’t be open on the first day of term one.. A spokesman from the Department of Education and Training said ‘‘while most of the new site will be ready at the start of term one, some minor internal works

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Riverine Herald
Jan 13 2018
News

Super smart and...

ELEANOR Denson is so intelligent just keeping up with her achievements requires a detailed manual and a science dictionary to fully appreciate what she is doing.. She left Echuca four years ago as Dux of Echuca College with a score of 98.6 and has

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Riverine Herald
Jan 12 2018
Education

St Mary’s Primary...

PLASTIC bags are a big issue not only in the Echuca-Moama area but across the country.. But St Marys Primary School have showed a way to change everyone’s thoughts, and brought their families along for the ride.. The school pledged 605

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Riverine Herald
Jan 08 2018
Education

New academic honour...

FORMER Echuca resident Wayne Atkinson was recognised for his contribution to indigenous education when he received a major award from the University of Melbourne.. A Yorta Yorta elder, Dr Atkinson received the 2017 Faculty of Arts TG Tucker Medal

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Riverine Herald
Jan 08 2018
Education

Local student wins a major scholarship

ETHAN Marshall received a pleasant surprise when he checked his email while laying in bed recently.. The former St Joseph’s student received a $21,000 scholarship from Monash University to help with tuition and accommodation this year.. The

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Riverine Herald
Jan 08 2018
Education

Aussie twist for classic

CINDERELLA got a dose of down under when students from downtown Bunnaloo Public School staged Aussie Cinderella.. Composed by teacher Lisa Cockayne, students jumped at the opportunity to give the classic story an Aussie twist.. And spare seats were

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Riverine Herald
Dec 27 2017
Education

208 weave their way past 800

ECHUCA 208 Primary School have made another major contribution to Barry McDougal’s Million Stars to End Violence campaign.. The students set out to make one star for every student at their school.. They ended up making more than 800.. This

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Andrew Johnston
Dec 18 2017
Education

Students showcased at...

MORE than 300 voices filled the St Mary’s School hall for the annual Festival of the Sacred.. Including students from across the Catholic Primary Schools in the Northern Plains, the festival is a chance for year 5 and 6 students to show off

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Riverine Herald
Dec 13 2017
Education

Asher just keeps on...

IT SEEMS Asher Jones’ successes keep on coming.. Having recently been named student of the year at the Campaspe Cohuna Local Learning and Employment Network’s (CCLEN) annual VET in Schools Excellence Awards, Asher has added to his

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Riverine Herald
Dec 07 2017
Education

There is an art to...

MANY hours of blood, sweat and tears were recognised when St Joseph’s College students presented their work at the annual VCE arts and technology exhibition. Year 11 and 12 students from studio art, visual communication design, VET fashion and

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Riverine Herald
Dec 04 2017
Education

Students help bring Elf to life

THE chance to see your own work on the big screen is an opportunity not many people are able to savour, but Moama Anglican Grammar multimedia students have been able to enjoy such an experience.. Students from the school spent weeks creating

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Riverine Herald
Dec 04 2017
Education

Remember the days of the old school yard

MORE than 250 people gathered at Echuca South Primary School to celebrate and remember their days wearing the maroon t-shirt on November 25.. With the whole school decorated with old photographs and walls for people to share memories and slideshows

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Riverine Herald
Dec 04 2017
Education

Funds for fun in school

WOLITHIGA elder Richard Ronnan’s smoking ceremony at last month’s Bamawm Extension Fire Brigade has helped Echuca East Primary School to the tune of $300.. Uncle Richard has donated the proceeds made from the ceremony to the school

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Riverine Herald
Dec 04 2017
Education

MAGS students to...

MOAMA Anglican Grammar primary school students are proving it’s never too soon to learn about good mental health after adopting the Get Happier Project.. Moama Grammar first embraced the whole of the school program in 2015 and are now its

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Riverine Herald
Dec 02 2017
Education

St Mary’s is getting...

PLASTIC is a growing problem in our ecosystem and St Mary’s Primary School has decided to do something about it.. Boomerang Bags is a movement putting an end to plastic pollution by stitching together recyclable materials and creating bags

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Riverine Herald
Dec 02 2017
Education

Catching up with...

STUDENTS at St Mary’s Primary School got acquainted with Australia’s neighbour at a recent cultural day.. Bagus Kan, a Bendigo-based Indonesian cultural workshop provider, immersed the whole school in an array of activities based on

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Riverine Herald
Nov 25 2017
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