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Education

What Parents Should Expect from an Early Childhood Service

While the lure of brand-new builds, state-of-the-art facilities, and every bell-and-whistle is real, what truly distinguishes a quality early childhood service from the next? What should first-time parents be looking for when making an informed decision about the care of their child? There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to early education. Services must be responsive to the changing... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 weeks ago

Education, Young Reporters Take The Reins

Mortal Engines – Book Review

In collaboration with the Young Writers Club at St. Williams Catholic Primary School, The Hills Echo is delighted to publish a monthly ‘Student Reporter Column’ called Young Reporters Take the Reins. This month, we showcase budding writer Ben M. Ben is an avid reader who loves all things Science and fiction. He has written a book review of a book... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 weeks ago

Community, Education

Defibrillator For Community Access

Our community is full of wonderful generosity, and Tony and Debbie Sharrock are prime examples of this. As proud members of the Ferny Hills district community for 17 years, Tony and Debbie wanted to show their support by providing funding for a defibrillator for the local community kindy, Willmore Kindergarten. Debbie said, ‘although we don’t have children, we feel a... Read More

by Editorial Team , 4 weeks ago

Education, Newsfeed

Stand Out Art Student Set for Sydney

Mitchelton State High School is pleased to share that Lola, a 2020 Mitchelton State High School graduate, has been accepted into the National Art School in Sydney.  Lola will commence her studies in a Bachelor of Fine Art, which is a three-year degree designed to impart the skills, knowledge and creative independence required to sustain a career as an artist. ... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Education, Newsfeed

Renovations are Rife at Everton Park State High School

There was great excitement in the air at Everton Park State High School this month when staff moved into the new Administration Block.  The offices have been given the seal of approval from students, families, visitors and staff as they settle into their modern space to move their school forward. The Hospitality rooms are also nearly finished with air conditioning... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Education, Newsfeed

Learn about the Good Men of Padua College

Padua College is the only school in Australia under the care of the Order of Friars Minor.  Inspired by the teachings of St Francis, the Franciscan Friars established Padua College as a school to cater for boys from Year 5 to Year 12.   Over sixty years on, the College has grown to 1,400 students and while there have clearly... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Education, Newsfeed

Mt Maria College embraces the 90’s with ‘The Wedding Singer’

Mt Maria College was transported back to the 90’s in March as students performed the smash-hit Broadway musical ‘The Wedding Singer’ to the local community over two sold-out performances. ‘The Wedding Singer’ musical is based on the 90s film of the same name and follows Robbie, who sings at weddings, his failed relationship with his former fiancée, and his romance... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 month ago

Education, Newsfeed

C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre Now Open

C&K, Queensland’s pre-eminent provider of early childhood education and care, has opened its brand new, state-of-the-art childcare centre for children and families in Upper Kedron. Nestled amongst the natural bush of Upper Kedron, within the master-planned community of Ellendale, this new early learning centre has been designed in collaboration with teachers, educators and architects, to create inviting spaces for children to explore, discover, learn and play.  The centre features C&K’s renowned education and care philosophies... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Education, FEATURED, Newsfeed

Humanitas High School Has Found a Home!

Brisbane’s newest community high school, Humanitas High School, will be moving into their new home at 93 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley in the New Year.  Started by local Keperra and Ferny Hills teachers and parents, this democratic community high school is run by families and students who wish to have more input into their education. Humanitas offers individualised, project-based learning... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Education, FEATURED, Newsfeed

Hamper Helpers Spread Christmas Joy!

Winding down for the end of the school year was the last thing on the minds of  Year 11 students at Everton Park State High School. The students held a Christmas hamper drive before they finished school on the 27th November and collected an amazing 1150 items of non perishable food items which they packaged into hampers.  The drive was... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

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