Education

Learn about kinder

HOW would you like to learn about the 2018 kindergarten services available in Campaspe Shire?. Because you can.. An information night is on Tuesday from 6.30pm-7.30pm and will offer people a chance to have their questions answered.. The event is at

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Riverine Herald
Jun 17 2017
Education

Digital class act a boost for students

STUDENTS at eight schools in our region will benefit from better digital access in the classroom.. The Victorian Government invested $16.4 million in its latest budget to improve bandwidth and digital connectivity for students in rural and regional

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Riverine Herald
Jun 14 2017
Education

Banging on about drums or drummers

AS PART of a newly established regional engagement program, Melbourne’s D2 Drumline recently held a successful first series of workshops and a concert in Echuca-Moama.. The three-day event was held at Moama Anglican Grammar School and included

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Riverine Herald
Jun 13 2017
Education

Time to make sure of that spot in kindy

ENROLMENTS are now open for four-year-old funded kindergarten and three-year-old junior kindergarten programs at Echuca Central, Echuca East and Echuca South, Rochester, Lockington, Tongala, Gunbower, Berrimba, Pink and Blue and Goodstart Early

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Riverine Herald
Jun 10 2017
Education

School gets a buddy...

LOCKINGTON Consolidated Primary School has a new way to give students a buddy.. The school’s newest addition, the ‘buddy seat’, has just been installed courtesy of the Lockington Lions club.. When a student sits on the seat it

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Riverine Herald
Jun 10 2017
Education

Lockington school...

LOCKINGTON Consolidated Primary School has a new way to give students a buddy.. The school’s newest addition, the ‘buddy seat’, has just been installed by the Lockington Lions club.. When a student sits on the seat it signals a teacher or

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Riverine Herald
Jun 07 2017
Education

No shortage of smarts...

SEVERAL students from the Echuca region have claimed awards at a GOTAFE awards night.. The TAFE’s National Centre for Dairy Education hosted an industry celebration in Shepparton on May 10.. The evening celebrated the successful completion of

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Riverine Herald
Jun 03 2017
Education

Freddy’s plight makes it to Senate hearing

THE plight of a Torrumbarry boy struggling to get internet installed at his home has caught the attention of Canberra’s elite.. For the past 18 months, Freddy Mcloughlan, 12, (pictured) has been forced to clamour for slow WiFi services around

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Riverine Herald
May 31 2017
Education

Graduates are career ready

ECHUCA’S Murray Human Services (MHS) held its graduation ceremony on Thursday at the Mercure Port of Echuca Motor Inn.. MHS chief executive Scott Alexander addressed the crowd, followed by a seven-minute video presentation of the past year in

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Riverine Herald
May 31 2017
Education

Students look to the future

HUNDREDS of Echuca-Moama high school students descended on Rich River Golf Club Resort on Tuesday for the annual Careers Expo.. The event, organised by the Beacon Foundation, aims to showcase a diverse range of career options available to local

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Riverine Herald
May 29 2017
Education

Try marching to the...

STUDENTS and community members in Echuca-Moama will be stepping to the beat of a different drum this weekend.. Australia’s D2 Drumline, a marching percussion ensemble, will be arriving in the twin towns today to stage its three-day workshop at

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Riverine Herald
May 26 2017
Education

St Joseph’s young...

ST JOSEPH’s College has been the home of good news lately with three of its students selected for prestigious positions.. Students Edward Cooper, Madisyn Colville and Katrina Mammone will further their passions for social justice, music and

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Riverine Herald
May 26 2017
Education

Echuca’s super...

ECHUCA Specialist School will not give up without a fight — or a comic book ‘kapow’.. The message, echoed loud and clear through students and teachers costumes on Monday: ‘‘We are a super school and we deserve to be included’’.. The

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Jessica Lamb
May 24 2017
Education

Cutting it close to buying bus

ECHUCA Specialist School is weeks away from buying a long-awaited bus after another community donation.. A group of workers from Parmalat’s Echuca plant handed over a cheque for $3281 on Friday.. The money was raised last month when a union

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Riverine Herald
May 22 2017
Education

Is it a library? Yes, and a playground too

BUILD it up, build it up, build it higher.. Build it up, up, up into the sky.. You don’t need to tell Aiden and Julia Anderson twice, who this week brought the classic Play School song to life at Echuca’s library, just in time for library and

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Riverine Herald
May 19 2017
Education

Lions have put a tiger in the tank

ECHUCA Specialist School’s dream of a new bus is finally within reach — with a helping hand from the Echuca Lions Club.. The Lions Club presented the school with a cheque for $10,000 to go towards replacing their 17 year-old bus on Wednesday

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Riverine Herald
May 19 2017
Education

Echuca College to lose...

PUBLIC schools in Echuca will miss out on up to $600,000 during the next two years after Canberra walked away from its Gonski commitments.. The analysis from the Victorian Education Department, released earlier this month, shows most schools in the

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Rusty Woodger
May 19 2017
Education

Putting down the books...

WALKING through the front door of the Riverine Herald at 9am on Monday I had no idea what was in store for the week to come.. But I had my mind open and I was ready for whatever was thrown my way.. First was a tour of the office while meeting

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Riverine Herald
May 19 2017
Education

Footy in class

FOOTBALL has received a boost in schools across Victoria with the launch of the 2017 AFL Victoria School Program this month.. Hundreds of schools are set to take part in the program for all ages with the Herald Sun Shield again featuring as the main

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Riverine Herald
May 17 2017
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