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Helping Hand From Lions

Helping Hand From Lions

The Centre For Supervised Distance Education in Kingaroy is one step closer to improving facilities for students and carers after a generous donation from the Kingaroy Lions Club on Friday.

Careers Day Steers Students’ Futures

Careers Day Steers Students’ Futures

Almost 1000 people explored the annual South Burnett Careers Market at TAFE Queensland’s Kingaroy campus on Thursday.

Local Students Trial Science Courses

Local Students Trial Science Courses

Students from Kingaroy and Murgon State High Schools learned about the hypothetical biology of zombies at the University of Queensland’s free Experience Science program on Thursday.

High School To Mark Centenary

High School To Mark Centenary

A special reunion weekend has been planned on September 8-9 to mark the 100th anniversary of Kingaroy State High School.

Murray Named Principal Of The Year

Murray Named Principal Of The Year

Coolabunia State School principal Murray Johnston has been named “Principal of the Year” in the Darling Downs South West Region.

Students Brew Up Boom Businesses

Students Brew Up Boom Businesses

A group of 15 Kingaroy State High School students now know a lot more about running a small business after completing a four-day ECOMAN Program this week.

Honour Salutes A Lifetime Of Service

Honour Salutes A Lifetime Of Service

Wakka Wakka elder Eric Law was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List … not a bad effort for a youngster who started school in the 1950s at what was then known as the Cherbourg Mission School.

New Classroom Opens At Blackbutt

New Classroom Opens At Blackbutt

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says she’s pleased to see the Year 4 and 5 students of Blackbutt State School have finally got a new classroom.

Bank Boost For Students

Bank Boost For Students

The Centre For Supervised Distance Education – a special facility in Kingaroy for Distance Education students – now has almost $1000 worth of new equipment, courtesy of the local Westpac Bank branch.

Junior Debaters Head To Area Final

Junior Debaters Head To Area Final

A team from St Mary’s Catholic College will be flying the flag for the South Burnett at the Area finals of the Apex High School Debating competition following a close contest last week.

Feedback Sought On NAPLAN

Feedback Sought On NAPLAN

Queensland parents have just over a week to have their say about NAPLAN.

Students Sign Reconciliation Pledge

Students Sign Reconciliation Pledge

Kingaroy State High School marked National Reconciliation Week with special lunchtime activities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students on Thursday.

Entries Open For Farm Safety Calendar

Entries Open For Farm Safety Calendar

The annual Farm Safety Calendar competition is on again, with Workplace Health and Safety Queensland calling for entries from local schoolchildren for the 2019 edition.

Schools On Show At Blackbutt

Schools On Show At Blackbutt

Large crowds rolled up for the 84th Blackbutt Show held on Saturday … and the weather and attractions didn’t disappoint.

St John’s Gets Licence For Park

St John’s Gets Licence For Park

St John’s Lutheran School will get a licence to use a portion of Adermann Park in Kingaroy for an hour a day after the South Burnett Regional Council agreed to the school’s request at its monthly meeting on Wednesday.

Students Test Their Skills On Horseback

Students Test Their Skills On Horseback

The South Burnett Cowhorse Competition for schools roared back into life last Friday at the Nanango Showgrounds.

Kindy Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Kindy Celebrates Golden Anniversary

About 100 people came through the doors of the Yarraman Kindergarten on Saturday to share memories and celebrate the kindy’s 50th birthday.

Students Breathe New Life Into Old School

Students Breathe New Life Into Old School

The old Greenview State School building has seen generations of young children come and go through its doors, so it seemed a shame that for the past five years it has been sitting vacant in Kingaroy.

Rotary And Police Thank Students

Rotary And Police Thank Students

Kingaroy State High School is now the proud owner of a painting by Kumbia artist Jenny Gemmell, thanks to the community spirit of 19 students.

Students Learn Some Real-Life Lessons

Students Learn Some Real-Life Lessons

Road safety should be uppermost in the minds of another group of South Burnett Year 11 students after several hundred students were put through another RYDA program in Kingaroy this week.

Fundraising Was On A Rock’n’Roll

Fundraising Was On A Rock’n’Roll

St Mary’s Rock and Roll Trivia Night at the weekend was definitely musical but it was anything but a trivial pursuit.

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

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