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Scholarship Offered To
Indigenous Uni Graduates

Indigenous university graduates aiming for a professional qualification in Law have the unique opportunity to further their education at a prestigious Melbourne university in 2014, with the introduction of a new scholarship package.

Miranda’s Dreams Are Coming True

Miranda’s Dreams Are Coming True

Miranda Fisher is glad her parents refused to buckle when she cried and begged for them to collect her from St Saviour’s College boarding school in Toowoomba.

Happy Classroom = A Happy Home

Happy Classroom = A Happy Home

Nina Hero has had great outcomes for her family since she became a Cherbourg State School mentor.

Centenary Celebration Takes The Cake

Centenary Celebration Takes The Cake

Wheatlands State School marked its centenary on Saturday with a celebration that attracted more people than the tiny rural school would have ever seen on one day.

Glitz, Glamour And Great Fashion

Glitz, Glamour And Great Fashion

It was Murgon State High School’s turn on Friday to glam up for the traditional Year 12 end-of-school formal celebration.

Fundraising ‘Drive’ Helps School

Fundraising ‘Drive’ Helps School

A recent Ford Australia promotion has proven to be a win-win for Huston Ford and St John’s Lutheran School.

Students Scale The Heights

Students Scale The Heights

Students from St John’s Lutheran School walked to the top of Mt Wooroolin last week as part of an Adventure Journey towards their Bridge Award.

Deb Congratulates Local Students

Deb Congratulates Local Students

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington presented certificates to 28 enthusiastic Kingaroy State School students this week who successfully completed the eighth annual Premier’s Reading Challenge.

Wheatlands School Turns 100

Wheatlands State School will be celebrating its centenary on Saturday, November 16, with memorabilia displays; music; market stalls; raffles and prizes; food and drinks and live entertainment.

Storms Can’t Stop The Smiles

Storms Can’t Stop The Smiles

The clouds threatened – and drizzle started to fall – but even the threat of a thunderstorm couldn’t dampen spirits at the Kingaroy State High School Year 12 formal on Thursday night.

Nanango Students Farewell Year 12

Nanango Students Farewell Year 12

The South Burnett’s “formal season” had its second burst on Thursday night at Nanango State High School

Online Map Shows Growth Predictions

Online Map Shows Growth Predictions

The State Government has released the second round of demand maps showing where future schools could be needed across Queensland over the next 20 years.

Year 12s Offered Fee-Free Training

Year 12s Offered Fee-Free Training

Queensland school leavers will be offered fee-free training in several key skills areas from next year under a State Government plan.

St Mary’s Celebrates In Style

St Mary’s Celebrates In Style

The South Burnett’s “formal season” hit the red carpet on Tuesday night with the St Mary’s Catholic College Valedictory Dinner the first of the Year 12 celebrations.

$1.6m Boost For Local Schools

$1.6m Boost For Local Schools

Maintenance funding for South Burnett schools has been halved for 2013-14 but local schools will still receive more $1.6 million in assistance during the next 12 months.

Well-Loved Teacher Dies

Well-Loved Teacher Dies

A funeral service will be held next Tuesday (November 12) for well-known former Kingaroy teacher Betty Castree.

ICPA AGM On Saturday

The Auburn-Burrandowan-Cadarga (ABC) branch of the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association (ICPA) will hold its annual general meeting on Saturday (November 9) at John and Jane McLaughlin’s property, ‘Mounefontein’, at Chahpingah.

Kingaroy Couple Heard Fatal Gunshots

Kingaroy Couple Heard Fatal Gunshots

St Mary’s Catholic College principal Michael Nayler and his wife Mary were caught up in yesterday’s wild shootout at Los Angeles Airport where one man was killed and up to eight people wounded.

St Mary’s Celebrates A Record Year

St Mary’s Celebrates A Record Year

The Maryknoll Centre at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy was filled on Thursday night with parents, students, and teachers for the school’s annual awards night … and to farewell a record Year 12 class.

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