It’s taken more than a decade – and many twists and turns along the way – but the curtain has finally lifted for the new Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre (KPAC) on Saturday.
Pupils at St Joseph’s Catholic School in Murgon have had a busy time recently with the swearing in of their new Adopt-A-Cop plus Book Week fun.
The Mary Knoll Centre at St Mary’s Catholic College featured everything from zombies to lemons and potatoes – and even a chook – at the school’s second annual Science Fair on Tuesday.
Should schools provide free meals for their students? This was the thorny topic that young debaters from St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy tackled at the Junior Apex High School Debating Regional final hosted by Kilkivan P-10 School on Saturday afternoon.
Organisers of the Kumbia State School P&C’s annual brain drain are smiling after raising another $10,000 for the school at their recent night of fun.
The Queensland Police Pipes and Drums band dropped into Murgon and Cherbourg last week to provide some unexpected entertainment for young and old alike.
The University of Southern Queensland recently organised a special careers camp to provide an “on-campus experience” for 56 young Indigenous students from across south-east Queensland.
Forty riders from 11 local schools took part in the 2018 South Burnett Equestrian Challenge held at the Kingaroy Showgrounds last week.
The Maryknoll Centre at Saint Mary’s Catholic College was packed to overflowing on Friday night for the school’s annual celebration of music and dancing, Rock On Stage.
Murgon State School has won through to the next round of the NRL’s Development Cup after a thrilling victory against St Mary’s / St Joseph’s Bundaberg in Murgon this week.
Questacon – the National Science and Technology Centre based in Canberra – is bringing its special pop-up science centre back to the South Burnett next week.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has presented Coolabunia State School Year 6 student Lillian Alexander with a new Queensland flag for her school.
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.
Almost 1000 people explored the annual South Burnett Careers Market at TAFE Queensland’s Kingaroy campus on Thursday.
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.
A special reunion weekend has been planned on September 8-9 to mark the 100th anniversary of Kingaroy State High School.
Coolabunia State School principal Murray Johnston has been named “Principal of the Year” in the Darling Downs South West Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queensland parents have just over a week to have their say about NAPLAN.
Kingaroy State High School marked National Reconciliation Week with special lunchtime activities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students on Thursday.