Education

School’s petition is started

THE Echuca Specialist School has started a petition to reverse the Victorian Government’s decision to snub the school in the latest state budget.. The school required $11 million to move into the new Twin Rivers School but missed out.. School

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Riverine Herald
Jun 20 2018
Education

Echuca Specialist School's fight for its rights

VICTORIAN Education Minister James Merlino has confirmed he will visit the Echuca Specialist School in the next two to three months.. But he has not changed his mind about funding the school so that it can move into the new Twin Rivers

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Tyla Harrington
Jun 20 2018
Education

$2500 raised for chaplain

CHAPLAINCY will continue at Cohuna Secondary College thanks to support from the Leitchville Bunyip Sporting Club.. The school’s annual golf day was a roaring success, raising $1750 thanks to help from the Bunyips.. Another $750 was also

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Riverine Herald
Jun 18 2018
Education

Kinders in Campaspe now shining so brightly

EIGHT kindergartens in Campaspe Shire can now ‘Shine Bright’.. Loddon Mallee Preschool Association (LMPA) recently launched its new look and brand as Shine Bright EYM (Shine Bright).. ‘‘We are excited to be announcing our new

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Riverine Herald
Jun 15 2018
Education

Getting job interview...

COMMUNITY and business representatives volunteered their time to carry out mock job interviews with Echuca College students recently.. The Beacon initiative aimed to give students real life interview experience to prepare them for their first jobs

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Riverine Herald
Jun 13 2018
Education

Pint-sized pirates...

ECHUCA Primary School students last week embraced their inner scallywags and dressed up like pirates for a day to raise money for children’s brain cancer research.. The fourth annual Pirate Day Friday is a national fundraiser that encourages

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Riverine Herald
Jun 12 2018
Education

‘We will finish what...

VICTORIAN Government Education Minister James Merlino said he knows more needs to be done at the Echuca Specialist School.. ‘‘We will not hide away from that,’’ he said.. ‘‘I have said repeatedly we will finish

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Riverine Herald
Jun 06 2018
Education

Specialist School hosted professional development

VICTORIAN teachers and industry representatives visited Echuca Specialist School on Monday for a day of professional development.. The school’s connection to the community was on display with trips to the Twin Rivers cafe, a goat farm in

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Riverine Herald
Jun 01 2018
Education

ESS can bank on Commbank cash

ECHUCA Specialist School will upgrade their iPads and take a trip to the zoo thanks to $10,000 from the Commonwealth Bank.. CommBank’s Echuca branch nominated the school in recognition of the important services it provides to the community

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Riverine Herald
May 25 2018
Education

The lunch or the box?

HEALTHY lunches are on the menu at Echuca East Primary School.. The healthy lunchbox challenge encourages students to bring healthy food to school every day for eight weeks, with weekly winners receiving a certificate and a voucher for The Pear

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David Rak
May 25 2018
Education

Resilience Project...

ST JOSEPH’S College will join more than 500 schools across the country when it incorporates The Resilience Project into its curriculum.. The Resilience Project delivers emotionally engaging programs to schools, sports clubs and businesses

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Riverine Herald
May 23 2018
Education

Fix the school or hang...

STUDENTS at Echuca Specialist School wear a smile from ear to ear.. They’re happy to be there, happy to be learning, happy to be with their friends and teachers.. But behind closed doors, in interviews with journalists, phone calls to

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Riverine Herald
May 19 2018
Education

Students prepare to...

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

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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

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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

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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
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