Education

Parents are seriously cross about no school crossing

OPENING day for Echuca’s newest school is fast approaching but there is still no word on a new children’s crossing on the Northern Hwy.. When asked who was responsible for the crossing and when it could be expected Campaspe Shire council

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David Rak
Feb 12 2018
Education

Our TAFE good to go

BENDIGO TAFE’s Echuca campus trade wing has been upgraded and is ready to welcome students as part of its 2018 Vocational Education and Training in Schools(VETiS) program.. VETiS offers secondary school students hands-on experience and an

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Riverine Herald
Feb 09 2018
Education

Looking for future ag leaders

STUDENTS looking to develop their careers in agribusiness are urged to apply for a scholarship designed to nurture future leaders in the sector.. Applicants for the AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident

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Riverine Herald
Feb 01 2018
Education

Two schools are (almost) in — and there’s one to go

ECHUCA Twin Rivers Primary School will swing its doors open to students on February 19.. The new school that combines the former Echuca South and Echuca West Primary Schools is a touch later than anticipated, but co-principal Karl Stenning said the

by
David Rak
Jan 29 2018
Education

Lachlan Chumbley

LACHLAN Chumbley has the academic world at his feet after receiving his first preference.. The Moama Anglican Grammar student was offered a place at Monash University to complete a bachelor of engineering and commerce.. But he’s in the unusual

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
Education

Kelly Gould

KELLY Gould is Monash bound after receiving a first-round offer to study medicine.. The Echuca College student will embark on the five-year course with the aim of becoming a rural doctor.. The offer caps an outstanding year 12 effort for Kelly.. She

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Riverine Herald
Jan 19 2018
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

by
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

by
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

by
Riverine Herald
Dec 04 2017
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