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Record Bid Becomes Fun For All

Record Bid Becomes Fun For All

They didn’t break a record but they had a lot of fun … the attempt to break the world record for disco dancing fell short but the organisers haven’t given up hope of making it happen

Kumbia Celebrates 25 Years Of Trivia

Kumbia Celebrates 25 Years Of Trivia

The organisers of the 2018 Kumbia Drain are gearing up for a big celebration this year … the 25th anniversary of the extremely popular annual trivia night fundraiser for the Kumbia State School P&C.

Sarah Celebrates Another Success

Sarah Celebrates Another Success

Murgon student Sarah Jensen, 23, was one of 600 Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts students who received their graduation certificates at USQ Toowoomba on Friday.

Ag Traineeships Help<BR> Rural Parents And Students

Ag Traineeships Help
Rural Parents And Students

Rural students in Years 10, 11 and 12 can now access agricultural training at home by completing a Certificate III in Agriculture with TAFE Queensland.

Kids Have A Cracking Time Out West

Kids Have A Cracking Time Out West

A bunch of tired but happy families returned to the South Burnett on Thursday after enjoying a whip-cracking time in western Queensland over Easter.

Adermann Park: Round 2 Begins?

Adermann Park: Round 2 Begins?

Residents living near Adermann Park in Kingaroy are gearing for Round 2 of a stoush with St John’s Lutheran School over the future usage of the park … but the school insists they have nothing to worry about.

Students Bid A Sad Farewell To Susan

Students Bid A Sad Farewell To Susan

Principal Susan Beatty will be taking away a lot of fond memories from her time at Taabinga State School, if her farewell last week is any indication.

Dancers Aim To Break Disco Record

Dancers Aim To Break Disco Record

No, this isn’t an April Fool’s Day joke … a bunch of Kingaroy High School students is hoping to break a world record, for disco dancing!

Pre-Schoolers To Learn A New Language

Pre-Schoolers To Learn A New Language

Almost 100 children in Kingaroy and Nanango are about to get the chance to learn a second language …before they even start school.

Photo Competition Aims To Woo Teachers

Photo Competition Aims To Woo Teachers

Young photographers are being asked to get clicking and capture images to attract new teachers to regional, rural and remote schools.

Principal Takes A New Job

Principal Takes A New Job

Taabinga State School’s long-serving Principal Susan Beatty will be leaving soon to take up a new position in Yeppoon.

Helpers Wanted For Easter Run

Helpers Wanted For Easter Run

The Maidenwell Community Group is seeking helpers to man drink stations during the upcoming Easter Running Festival

MP Calls For School Ban On Eureka Flag

MP Calls For School Ban On Eureka Flag

A suggestion by the Queensland Teachers’ Union that teachers place Eureka Flag stickers on their private property in schools has raised the ire of Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington.

Googa Facility Set To Expand

Googa Facility Set To Expand

The Googa Outdoor Education Facility at 571 Nukku Road, Googa Creek has been given approval to expand by Toowoomba Regional Council.

Kaitlin Earns $5000 Scholarship

Kaitlin Earns $5000 Scholarship

Kaitlin Moat, from Nanango, is the lucky 2018  recipient of South Burnett Women’s $5000 Dr Ellen Mary Kent Hughes Memorial Scholarship.

School Says Thank You To Shoppers

School Says Thank You To Shoppers

Woolworths’ Kingaroy store manager Karla-Maree Matson made a quick home delivery to Kingaroy State School last week … but it wasn’t a box of groceries.

Students Left High And Dry

Students Left High And Dry

All the recent rain hasn’t bothered the kids at Nanango’s St Patrick’s Primary School now that they have somewhere high and dry to eat.

Students Step Up For A Big Year

Students Step Up For A Big Year

Kingaroy State High School held its annual investiture ceremony on Friday morning in a packed Indoor Sports Auditorium.

Murgon High Praised By MP

Murgon High Praised By MP

Federal MP Andrew Laming, chairman of the Education Standing Committee, has praised Murgon State High School for performing above expectations.

Harrison To Represent Kingaroy

Harrison To Represent Kingaroy

Year 12 student Harrison Lucas, from St Mary’s Catholic College, will represent the Kingaroy Lions Club at the regional finals of the Lions Youth of the Year competition.

HIPPY Creates Happy Learning

HIPPY Creates Happy Learning

Cherbourg’s successful HIPPY program for families has been opened up to include Indigenous and non-Indigenous families living in Murgon … but the slots are filling quickly.

Top Students Share Study Tips

Top Students Share Study Tips

St Mary’s Catholic College’s top achieving graduates from 2017 returned to the school on Monday to share their study tips with current Year 6-12 students.

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