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Class Of 79 Celebrates

Class Of 79 Celebrates

There was plenty of events happening in Kingaroy at the weekend, but one of the happiest had to be a 40th high school reunion dinner.

Small Grants Available For Schools

Small Grants Available For Schools

Time is running out for schools to access funding for new computers, sporting equipment or refurbishments through the Federal Government’s $30.2 million Local Schools Community Fund.

Young Students Spar With Words

Young Students Spar With Words

Two teams of young debaters will be heading off to Kilkivan in October to represent Kingaroy in the area finals of the Apex Youth Debating competition.

USQ To Offer Automatic Scholarships

USQ To Offer Automatic Scholarships

In what could be a game changer for Queensland school leavers, the University of Southern Queensland will offer automatic scholarships to students with OPs from 1-8

Steven Nurtures Love Of Words

Steven Nurtures Love Of Words

Aussie children’s author and poet Steven Herrick triggered some genuine “laugh out loud” moments when he visited St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy on Friday.

Nanango Takes Out Challenge

Nanango Takes Out Challenge

Nanango State High School has won the Open grand final of the Wide Bay Southern Broncos Challenge after overpowering Murgon State High School at Nanango on Tuesday afternoon.

Students Rock Out For Charity

Students Rock Out For Charity

An audience of almost 1000 packed the Maryknoll Centre at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy on Friday night to help raise funds for a good cause.

New Grants Available For Schools

New Grants Available For Schools

South Burnett schools could buy new equipment, undertake building projects or source extra targeted support through a new Federal grant program.

Nanango SHS Powers To Final

Nanango SHS Powers To Final

Nanango SHS will play Murgon SHS in the Open final of the Wide Bay Southern Broncos Challenge after semi-finals played at T.J. O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy on Tuesday

Junior Scientists Explore Uni Life

Junior Scientists Explore Uni Life

Students from Nanango State High School solved a “crime” using forensic science at the University of Queensland’s (UQ) free Experience Science program recently.

Visit Shares Tales Old And New

Visit Shares Tales Old And New

Representatives from the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation came to Cherbourg recently to visit The Ration Shed and speak to Elders.

How Did Your Career Start?

How Did Your Career Start?

Year 7 and 8 students at St Mary’s Catholic College began the important task of planning their futures with a special careers day at the school on Tuesday.

Pirates Are Ready For Action

Pirates Are Ready For Action

Tickets are now on sale for Kingaroy State High School’s latest production, a new version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance”.

New Look A Win For Netballers

New Look A Win For Netballers

There are some very happy young netballers at St Joseph’s Primary School in Murgon, eager to show off their new uniforms.

‘Mrs BP’ Takes On New Role

‘Mrs BP’ Takes On New Role

Karyn Bjelke-Petersen has been appointed principal at St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy after serving as joint acting principal for several months.

Whooping Cough At High School

Whooping Cough At High School

Darling Downs Health has advised parents that a case of whooping cough has been reported in a student attending Murgon State High School.

School Wall To Honour Veterans

School Wall To Honour Veterans

Kingaroy State High School principal Ashley Roediger is seeking information about past students of either the high school or primary school who died in conflict.

Uni Builds Interest In STEM

Uni Builds Interest In STEM

Pupils from Kingaroy State High School were among a group of Year 8-9 students who attended a recent STEM Inspiration Day at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba.

Don’t Throw Out That Old Toothbrush!

Don’t Throw Out That Old Toothbrush!

Taabinga State School teachers are hoping to create a new community garden at their school and local residents can help, by donating their used toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes

School Opens Its Doors To Visitors

School Opens Its Doors To Visitors

Parents and prospective students took the opportunity on Saturday to take a look around the campus at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy.

Monster Production At College

Monster Production At College

Every week, students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy are turning into an ogre, a dragon, a donkey and other assorted characters.

Calling All Young Artists!

Calling All Young Artists!

South Burnett students are being invited to send in their entries for the annual Farm Safety calendar competition

Goomeri Wins By A Nose

Goomeri Wins By A Nose

Goomeri P-10 State School just pipped Crawford State School at the South Burnett One-Day Interschool equestrian competition held in Nanango last week.

RYDA Makes Our Roads Safer

RYDA Makes Our Roads Safer

South Burnett roads should be a little bit safer following the latest round of Rotary’s successful RYDA program in Kingaroy this week.

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