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Students Learn Driving Survival Skills

Students Learn Driving Survival Skills

Nanango State High School students learned a very valuable life lesson this week: how to survive on the South Burnett’s roads.

Fairytale Performance By Students

Fairytale Performance By Students

Once upon a time about 50 students dazzled parents and friends in Kingaroy with musical renditions of the traditional tale of Beauty and the Beast.

Big Day At St Mary’s College

Big Day At St Mary’s College

St Mary’s Catholic College is a bit like Dr Who’s Tardis … it’s a lot bigger on the inside than it is on the outside.

Wine’s Just Fine For High School

Wine’s Just Fine For High School

Kingaroy State High School students are going into the wine business, and fans of what is arguably the South Burnett’s smallest winery can look forward to a KSHS Rose later this year, along with a port and a sherry.

Police Want Young Drivers To Stay Safe

Police Want Young Drivers To Stay Safe

When police are called out to a road crash, the last thing they want to see is a young person laying dying inside a wrecked car.

Students Depict Local Diversity

Students Depict Local Diversity

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has released the names of the winners of his “Wide Bay In Pictures” competition.

School Salutes Jim’s Legacy

School Salutes Jim’s Legacy

The Kumbia community, and his many friends and relatives, were shocked when Jim Lenihan died suddenly in March 2015.

Farm Safety Calendar<BR> Competition On Again

Farm Safety Calendar
Competition On Again

The State Government’s annual farm safety calendar competition – which saw South Burnett primary school children win three of the 12 prizes last year – was officially launched by Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace on Wednesday.

St John’s Opens New Buildings

St John’s Opens New Buildings

New administration and classroom buildings at St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy were officially opened on Monday.

Murgon Takes Home Shield

Murgon Takes Home Shield

The NRL’s Queensland Primary Schools Development Cup competition came to the South Burnett on Friday with young rugby league players from across the region gathering at Taabinga State School.

Nathan Heads Back To School

Nathan Heads Back To School

Former Nanango State High School vice-captain Nathan Trace, 21, is back at his old school as a teacher

Safer Option For Kumbia Kids

Safer Option For Kumbia Kids

Kumbia State School students will have a safer route when walking to school, thanks to a new school crossing installed closer to the school gates.

School v School: Here Is The Funding

School v School: Here Is The Funding

How much will your school receive under the Federal Government’s Quality Schools funding package?

‘Pro-Life Feminist’ Coming To Kingaroy

‘Pro-Life Feminist’ Coming To Kingaroy

A “pro-life feminist” who campaigns against pornography and the sexualisation of children will be a special guest speaker in Kingaroy on Thursday (May 4).

Jordyn Enjoys Hands-On Experience

Jordyn Enjoys Hands-On Experience

Late last term education student Jordyn Knight travelled from her home in Nebraska to complete the final practical section of her education degree at St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy.

Mad Night At St Mary’s School

Mad Night At St Mary’s School

Things were looking pretty mad at St Mary’s Catholic College on Saturday for the school’s second annual trivia night.

Schools Pull Out Of NAPLAN Online

Schools Pull Out Of NAPLAN Online

Education Minister Kate Jones confirmed on Friday that Queensland State schools would withdraw from the NAPLAN online testing trial this year.

Funeral: Lyle Schmocker

Funeral: Lyle Schmocker

A funeral service will be held on Monday at St John’s Lutheran School for long-serving employee Lyle Schmocker

Women Invited To<BR> Apply For Bursaries

Women Invited To
Apply For Bursaries

Applications have opened for this year’s round of National Council of Women of Queensland bursaries

Saddle Up Your Posse For Kumbia

Saddle Up Your Posse For Kumbia

Bookings have opened for this year’s famous Kumbia Brain Drain and tickets are apparently selling fast …

School Receives $4.5m For Hall

School Receives $4.5m For Hall

Kingaroy State High School P&C president Robert Postlethwaite has welcomed last week’s State Government announcement of $4.5 million funding for a new school hall.

MP Sends Edwin Back To School

MP Sends Edwin Back To School

When Esther Kinyanjui approached Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington to help her son Edwin get back into school, the local MP realised urgent action was needed.

Women’s Week Helps Girls Grow

Women’s Week Helps Girls Grow

Year 10 girls from four South Burnett schools should be feeling just a little bit more confident following workshops held this week to coincide with Queensland Women’s Week.

Kingaroy Firm Wins Contract

Kingaroy Firm Wins Contract

Kingaroy-based Wards Electrical has been awarded a State Government contract to perform maintenance at four local schools.

Website Brings School Lessons To Life

Website Brings School Lessons To Life

Local families can help their children excel at school thanks to a new website launched by the Federal Government this week.

Kingaroy Welcomes New Young Leaders

Kingaroy Welcomes New Young Leaders

Kingaroy State High School welcomed its newest generation of young leaders last week when it held its annual student investiture ceremony.

Isla’s A Cracker With A Whip

Isla’s A Cracker With A Whip

Year 9 student Isla Airs has proven she’s very handy with a stockwhip after taking out the Queensland junior whipcracking title.

Running Men Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Running Men Celebrate Valentine’s Day

It’s not every day that a South Burnett resident gets to share a Valentine’s Day date with a national celebrity … especially when the date involves running 15km when most people are still asleep.

Grand Plan To Help Local Community

Grand Plan To Help Local Community

When Robyn Logan and Shane Robinson took over the Wooroolin pub last July they cooked up a “grand” plan to try to make a difference in the small town.

We’re Off To See The Wizard!

We’re Off To See The Wizard!

Three students from St Mary’s Catholic College will be singing and dancing their way along the yellow brick road after landing parts in an upcoming production of “The Wizard Of Oz”.

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