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Pot up to make a profit for your school!

Kumbartcho Sanctuary and Nursery has a new initiative to encourage schools to sell native plants at their fete’s.  Sadly, too often well-meaning donations are introduced species which escape to become bushland weeds.  Schools are asked to plan for their event by selecting and preparing their plants of choice 3-4 months before the fete as this will achieve the maximum return... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Roll up, roll up, the greatest show is coming to St William’s!

The St William’s biennial Festival of Fun is on again this year, and we are calling on the local community to come help us celebrate this fantastic event! St William’s School is a co-educational Catholic primary school, offering placements from Prep to Year 6. The community of St William’s is located in the suburb of Keperra and welcomes students from... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Three generations enjoy kindergarten at MPC

When choosing a kindergarten for our children we knew that we wanted one to be play based and eco-conscious. My partner Broderick suggested that we look at Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre (MPC) where he had attended kindergarten. Being a first timer at MPC I appreciated the leafy outlook of the kindergarten with trees the children could climb. I was thrilled! I... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Add a splash of colour Moreton Bay Youth Art Awards open now

Picture this: You’ve just won the Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards, scoring $200 for you or $1000 for your school’s art program. Now stop dreaming, go pick up your paint brush or pencils and get creative! Council’s Lifestyle and Amenity Spokesperson Councillor Denise Sims said she expected competition to be red hot, with the calibre of entries improving every... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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German Opens Doors to the World

Ferny Grove State High School’s German Immersion program allows students to develop an exceptional level of German language proficiency through learning the regular curriculum in German. Near end of Year 10, students can travel to Germany on a three-week exchange program. They stay with German families, attend school and tour Germany.  Each year students sit the ‘Fit in Deutsch 2’... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Coffee that Cares

At Patricks Road State School, a coffee cart dream came alive over 10 years ago out of a garage of a few dedicated citizens from a local church.  The cart was built from a golf cart to make it transportable for events within the school. Since the original version was created, we have had an upgrade. The old cart was... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Greece In the Hills

In a wonderful example of purposeful learning, Year 7 students at Prince of Peace Lutheran College at Everton Hills recently experienced ‘Pentathlon’— a day engaged in learning all about the Ancient World. Pentathlon opened with a parade, where the students showed off their costumes, then engaged in a series of learning activities including Olympic Games, Maths-Becomes-Art, and Navigating through the... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Be Your Own Superhero at the Fair

The St Andrew’s School Fair is back for 2019 and promises to be bigger and better than ever. The ‘Be Your Own Hero’ school fair will be held on Sunday 26thMay 2019, from 10am – 3pm. Pop in and visit our famous cake stall for something sweet and homemade, or stop by Nature’s Corner for plants, produce and tasty preserves.  You’ll... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Staff turned blue as part of ‘Turn Blue for Autism Day’

On Tuesday, St. Andrew’s staff turned many shades of blue as part of ‘Turn Blue for Autism Day’, to show recognition and support for our valued students and families in the school community who are living with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. ASD is a condition characterised by difficulties in social interaction, communication, restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours, and/or sensory sensitivities. An... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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Get ready for FGSHS Twilight Expo!

Ferny Grove State High School’s Twilight Expo for prospective 2020 students will be held on Wednesday 29 May from 3:30pm to 7:00pm. There will be an opportunity to meet the Executive Principal Mr John Schuh, Year 7 Deputy and staff during the ‘Moving onto High School Information sessions’. Ferny’s Year 9 Leaders will conduct tours of the school following each... Read More

by Editorial Team , 1 year ago

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