Education

Students prepare to become leaders

COHUNA Consolidated and Leitchville Primary were both represented at the GRIP Student Leadership Conference earlier this month.. Gannawarra Shire Council sponsored a large contingent of local primary school students and teaching staff to attend the

by
Vivienne Duck
May 18 2018
Education

Latter day tragedy being played out High St HQ site can’t...

BEN O’Dea reaches over to tickle his father.. The Echuca Specialist School student has been asked to pose for a photo with his dad, David.. Naturally, the 11-year-old student is over the moon about the opportunity.. Ben loves his dad and wants

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Riverine Herald
May 18 2018
Education

Vulnerable lives are at risk

THE health and safety of Echuca Specialist School students — already abandoned by the Victorian government in its latest budget — were at risk on Wednesday when a pipe burst and the school had no water.. It would have shut the school if

by
Riverine Herald
May 18 2018
Education

It’s Jye’s link to the world

ECHUCA’S Allan Palmer believes school is his son’s ‘‘saviour’’.. ‘‘It gets him (Jye) out of the house,’’ he said.. ‘‘He likes to come and see the teachers and just everyone who

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Riverine Herald
May 18 2018
Education

If this was a...

IF ECHUCA Specialist School was a mainstream school, Scott Morrison’s daughter would never have been enrolled there.. For no other reason than its facilities are in a deplorable state.. The teachers and aides are amazing, the school community

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Riverine Herald
May 18 2018
Education

A first world country...

ECHUCA Specialist School teacher’s aide Deb Colliver was seeing red on Wednesday.. But she wasn’t about to let her students know it because she quickly was able to get Kaitlyn Lewis (pictured right with Deb) smile for a photo.. Kaitlyn

by
Riverine Herald
May 18 2018
Education

She’s a teacher now

ECHUCA’S Makayla O’Callaghan graduated in a ceremony on May 2 at Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo with fellow students from La Trobe University.. Makayla had received a Bachelor of Education (Honours) and the student who grew up in Echuc

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Riverine Herald
May 18 2018
Education

Twin Rivers goes fresh

STUDENTS at Twin Rivers put down the pencils and got their hands dirty on Wednesday.. Bunnings Echuca staff members were at the school to teach students the basics of gardening and help them set up garden beds full of fresh vegetables.. School

by
Riverine Herald
May 16 2018
Education

Safer school crossing

A SCHOOL crossing will be installed on the Northern Hwy to give students safe access to Twin Rivers.. After outcry from the community, VicRoads has confirmed they are working with Campaspe Shire and the developer of a nearby housing estate to

by
David Rak
May 16 2018
Education

Transition book for students is released

THE second School Transitions in Gannawarra booklet is being launched in the lead up to Education Week.. Gannawarra Shire councillor Jodie Basile said council has worked in partnership with local schools and supporting community services to develop

by
Riverine Herald
May 15 2018
Education

Grammar a first for...

THE top job at Moama Anglican Grammar is a first for Carmel Spry — and it’s been 27 years in the making.. With almost three decades as an educator under her belt, Carmel is embracing her first position at the helm.. Growing up in

by
David Rak
May 11 2018
Education

Patrick is pumped...

PATRICK Bourke will be one of 12 GOTAFE apprentices heading to Sydney to represent Victoria in the Tradie Olympics next month.. The 21-year-old fourth year apprentice builder will ply his trade against the best in the country at Australia’s

by
Riverine Herald
May 07 2018
Education

Taking the Beacon...

HUNDREDS of high school students across Echuca-Moama have made an important pledge.. The students from local high schools put ink to paper inside St Joseph’s College’s Oak Centre, formally committing to further education, training and

by
Riverine Herald
May 07 2018
Education

Specialist School shafted by Andrews’ government

ECHUCA Specialist School is being slugged $100,000 rent every year – to pay for substandard facilities that include ongoing issues with asbestos, sewerage and power after being refused funding in the Victorian budget.. School council president

by
David Rak
May 04 2018
Education

Aaron receives $5000 for university studies

BUNNALOO’S Aaron James is one of 14 university students to receive a scholarship in recognition of their leadership potential and commitment to the future of Australian agriculture.. As part of the annual 2018 AgriFuture Horizon Scholarship

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Riverine Herald
May 04 2018
Education

Aboriginal languages added to NSW curriculum

MORE children will have the opportunity to learn an Aboriginal language at preschool, with the NSW Government announcing Ninganah No More.. The new program will increase the level of Aboriginal languages taught in early childhood services across

by
Riverine Herald
May 02 2018
Education

Colour-coded...

RED lid, green lid, yellow lid.. It’s a conundrum we’ve all faced before when emptying the trash — what goes in which bin?. Thanks to Campaspe Shire, local children at Sandra Sanderson’s Family Day Care will be better

by
Riverine Herald
May 02 2018
Education

It is time to enrol...

ENROLMENTS for 2019 four-year-old funded kindergarten and three-year-old pre-kindergarten programs will open to the community tomorrow.. Campaspe Shire Council mayor Adrian Weston said kindergarten is an important stage of a preschooler’s

by
Riverine Herald
Apr 30 2018
Education

Power to the people as...

STUDENTS from three local primary schools joined forces to take part in the Solar Buddy Project at Echuca library on Monday.. The project saw students from Lockington Consolidated School, Echuca 208 Primary School and Colbinabbin Primary School

by
Riverine Herald
Apr 25 2018
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