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Tragedy Gives Teenagers A Choice

Tragedy Gives Teenagers A Choice

In December 2012, a motor vehicle crash on the M1 Motorway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast claimed five young lives and orphaned a 15-month-old toddler.

Applications Open For Bursaries

Applications Open For Bursaries

South Burnett women have been invited to look over the criteria for a string of $1000 bursaries being offered by the National Council of Women in Queensland.

Smiles As Bookarama Is Back

Smiles As Bookarama Is Back

Book lovers had 12,000 reasons to smile – or rather, 12,000 books to pore over – with the return of Bookarama to Kingaroy at the weekend.

Staff Take A Stand Against Bullying

Staff Take A Stand Against Bullying

Staff members at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy joined in the National Day Against Bullying and Violence on Friday, wearing special shirts designed to spark a conversation.

Footy Day Kicks A Positive Goal

Footy Day Kicks A Positive Goal

A fun day of touch football at T.J. O’Neill Oval last Friday was the culmination of a special rugby league skills development program in local schools which also aimed to spread a positive message: “Booze You Lose”.

St Mary’s Celebrates IWD

St Mary’s Celebrates IWD

St Mary’s Catholic College hosted a special International Women’s Day breakfast at the Maryknoll Centre in Kingaroy last Monday.

Bookarama Turns A New Page

Bookarama Turns A New Page

Book lovers beware! There’ll be more than 10,000 books available for you to buy at the 12th annual Bookarama which will be happening in Kingaroy later this month.

Abbie’s Off To Zone Finals

Abbie’s Off To Zone Finals

Kingaroy State High School captain Abbie Moseling will be representing Kingaroy in the Zone Final of the Lions Youth Of The Year contest.

Students Stretch Their Horizons

Students Stretch Their Horizons

It’s not often that school students get to talk to a Mars One mission astronaut, assess the quality of local waterways and study examples of rainforests all in the one week.

Boozers Are Losers At Sport

Boozers Are Losers At Sport

South Burnett police will be taking to the sporting fields again this week for the Queensland Police Service Rugby League Touch Cup.

New Faces At St John’s

New Faces At St John’s

St John’s Lutheran School Kingaroy has hired several new teachers and extra support staff to keep pace with a surge in student enrolments.

$5000 Tertiary Scholarships Available

$5000 Tertiary Scholarships Available

This year’s Year 12 students are eligible to apply for special one-off $5000 scholarships for tertiary study in 2021, if they come from outer regional and remote locations.

Yarning Makes A Difference

Yarning Makes A Difference

An overgrown piece of land near the Toomey Street entrance to Kingaroy State High School has become a Yarning Circle, thanks to the efforts of the school’s Indigenous students and the generosity of sponsors.

Year 9s Top Up With Life Lessons

Year 9s Top Up With Life Lessons

Year 9 students at St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy have been making the most of the final few weeks of the school year by getting their hands dirty and learning a few life skills.

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