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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”.

Family Fun Day Draws A Crowd

Family Fun Day Draws A Crowd

A Family Fun Day organised by St Mary’s Catholic College P&F drew a crowd of about 400 people to the college’s grounds on Saturday afternoon, despite the heat.

Funeral For Well-Known Teacher

Funeral For Well-Known Teacher

A funeral service will be held on Thursday for former Kingaroy State High School teacher Tony Cush who died on Saturday.

Avoid A Fine And Slow Down!

Avoid A Fine And Slow Down!

Road users are being reminded to take extra care in school zones with Queensland students returning to class.

Bursary Helps Hannah Aim High

Bursary Helps Hannah Aim High

Former Year 12 St Mary’s Catholic College student Hannah Mallett went to Harvey Norman computers in Kingaroy on Thursday to pick up a new computer … and it was on the house.

Saint Patrick Journeys To New Home

Saint Patrick Journeys To New Home

The original St Patrick made his famous journey from Britain to Ireland in the 5th century … Nanango’s version has now made almost as important a journey, although a lot more recently!

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