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Education, Sponsored

The Learning Village Arrives in North Brisbane

Genesis Christian College recently opened The Learning Village, which includes the complete refurbishment of Year 2 and 3 classrooms. The new precinct is set to amplify the delivery of high-quality curriculum in modern specialist facilities. The Learning Village consists of eight new general learning areas (classrooms), each with its own unique colour scheme. Additionally, large flexible learning areas have been... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Education, Sponsored

Innovative early learning college set to launch in Petrie

The Petrie Early Learning College by Adam and Noah is a new state-of-the-art education centre set to launch in Petrie in July 2022. Adam and Noah Early Learning College, which has been operating since 2014 in Heritage Park, provides children with a head start in life through an innovative approach to early learning and education. The new model of childcare... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago


Learn About the Good Men of Padua

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-five years on, the College has grown to 1470 students and while there have clearly... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Editors Pick, Education, Newsfeed

A Little Writer with BIG Success

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Catman—the pen-to-paper brainchild of local 12-year-old author, Amiel Haddy.  Yes, you heard that right. We have a 12-year-old author in our community! A book writer since the ripe age of 9, Amiel has successfully published 6 children’s books—all of which are centered around the notorious superhero Catman and his thrilling... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago


Local kids set to become environmental champions

Local students are set to get a kick-start in becoming future environmental champions, with schools in the region given the chance to share in $1million through the 2022 Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants. Woolworths will offer local schools and early learning centres, up to $1,000 each, to develop projects that focus on sustainable food production, improving waste management practices or enhancing... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Education, Newsfeed

Mitchelton State High School Graduating Class of 2021

On the 19th December 2021 Mitchelton State High School’s Year 12 students gathered for a very last time in the Performing Arts Centre to celebrate the successful completion of their high school years: Graduation of the class of 2021! After six years of high school, their efforts, determination and hard work have made them a cohort of exceptional resilience, flexibility... Read More

by katie , 6 months ago

Community, Education, Newsfeed

Trivia tomfoolery raises record funds!

Thanks to our amazing Hills community the Ferny Hills State School Parents & Citizens’ Association has raised more than $8300 for the school from its trivia night and raffles! Held on Saturday 23 October, this was a party – sorry, we mean fundraiser – for professionals! Wowzers, did people put in an effort! Themed Disney, Pixar and Marvel, people came... Read More

by katie , 7 months ago

Education, Young Reporters Take The Reins

Book Week Inspires Young Creatives

As part of Book Week celebrations at St William’s Catholic Primary School, the children were encouraged to write a short story with one winner selected from each age group.  Here at The Hills Echo, we are delighted to share these wonderful stories with our readers! Two of the winners, Matthew H from Year 2 and Isabel P from Year 4... Read More

by katie , 8 months ago

Education, Events, Newsfeed

A Sensational 60th for Everton Park SHS

On Saturday 31st July, Everton Park State High School celebrated 60 Years of Creating Bright Futures.   The school opened its doors to the community with a community market day and a visit by the Honourable Grace Grace Minister for Education, Industrial Relations and Racing who officially opened the new facilities. The market day attracted over 40 stall holders, and... Read More

by katie , 9 months ago

Community, Education, Newsfeed

Backpacks Brimming with Generosity

More often than not, when a child is placed in a foster home, they go with no more than the clothes on their back. There is no teddy to cuddle to provide comfort or familiar pyjamas to snuggle into, during what can be an incredibly traumatic time in their lives. The Sweet Dreams and Good night wishes charity organisation aims... Read More

by katie , 9 months ago

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