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Catholic Schools Go Pupil-Free, Too

Catholic Schools Go Pupil-Free, Too

Queensland’s Catholic schools have followed the lead of State schools and will implement student-free days next week in the lead up to the Easter holiday break.

Five Pupil-Free Days

Five Pupil-Free Days

Education Queensland announced on Thursday that the Term 1 break will begin next Monday (March 30) for all State School students.

Unions Push For School Closures

Unions Push For School Closures

Queensland schools will remain open for the foreseeable future, Education Queensland repeated on Monday, although union officials are hopeful this position could change soon.

Students Sworn In For 2020

Students Sworn In For 2020

Kingaroy State High School’s sports auditorium was filled to overflowing on Monday for the school’s annual Student Investiture ceremony.

‘Taabingo’ Draws Good Numbers

‘Taabingo’ Draws Good Numbers

Taabinga State School’s major fundraiser for the year packed out the school hall on Saturday evening.

P&F To Take Over Bookarama

P&F To Take Over Bookarama

St John’s Lutheran School’s P&F Association will be taking over the running of the popular Bookarama secondhand book sales event in Kingaroy.

Colourful Fundraiser Hits The Mark

Colourful Fundraiser Hits The Mark

St Mary’s Catholic College’s P&F launched their fundraising drive for the school’s new air-conditioning system on the weekend, despite the dark threat of rain clouds looming over Kingaroy.

Musicians To ‘Top Up’ Local Schools

Musicians To ‘Top Up’ Local Schools

Two members of Topology will be visiting the South Burnett on Monday to teach composition and percussion to students at Moffatdale, Windera and Cloyna State schools.

Zahni Helps To Make History

Zahni Helps To Make History

Kingaroy State High School graduate Zahni Dugdell made history this week when she moved into King’s College at The University of Queensland in Brisbane.

Megan Wins Inaugural Bursary

Megan Wins Inaugural Bursary

Kingaroy State High School graduate Megan Frohloff has been awarded the inaugural Nanango Electorate Year 12 School Leavers Bursary.

South Burnett Schools ‘Missing Out’

South Burnett Schools ‘Missing Out’

Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the State Government has not completed its promised air-conditioning rollout before the first week of the school year, and local students were missing out.

School Shines At Angus Roundup

School Shines At Angus Roundup

Kingaroy State High School’s ag team had a strong presence at the annual Angus Youth Roundup over the school holidays, bringing several ribbons back home.

Festival To Showcase Many Cultures

Festival To Showcase Many Cultures

The many cultures that call the South Burnett home will be on show in April when the inaugural Festival Of Cultures is held in Kingaroy.

It’s Cool To Be At School!

It’s Cool To Be At School!

Students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy were excited to return to school this year and discover several primary and secondary classrooms have been air-conditioned.

Drought Relief For Catholic Schools

Drought Relief For Catholic Schools

The Federal Government has announced $3.9 million in fee relief for Catholic school families in Queensland experiencing hardship as a result of the drought.

$20,000 Grant For School

$20,000 Grant For School

Taabinga State School will receive a $20,000 grant from the Federal Government under the Local Schools Community Fund.

Coolabunia To Farewell Murray

Coolabunia To Farewell Murray

A farewell is being held on Sunday afternoon for much-loved Coolabunia State School principal Murray Johnston who is retiring next week after 33 years at the school.

Teachers Vote To Lift Work Bans

Teachers Vote To Lift Work Bans

Union members have voted to lift work bans in place in 196 Catholic schools across Queensland – including two in the South Burnett.

Union Sticks To Lockout Claim

Union Sticks To Lockout Claim

The union representing teachers in Queensland Catholic schools has doubled down on its allegation that staff involved in an ongoing enterprise bargaining dispute face lockouts at their schools.

Cool Air For 19 Local Schools

Cool Air For 19 Local Schools

The State Government announced on Monday it will fast track its school air-conditioning program with work beginning on more schools over the summer school holidays.

Lockout Claims Untrue: QCEC

Lockout Claims Untrue: QCEC

Union claims of a lockout in Queensland Catholic schools are untrue, according to the Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC).

Ready To Take On The World!

Ready To Take On The World!

Kingaroy State High School’s Year 12s showed they’re more than ready to step out into the world on Thursday night … but first they had to step carefully down the red carpet into Kingaroy Town Hall.

Red Carpet Welcome For Year 12s

Red Carpet Welcome For Year 12s

It was the turn of St Mary’s Catholic College Year 12 students to walk the red carpet on Tuesday night, much to the delight of friends, family and paparazzi who were busily snapping photos.

Stopworks At Two Schools

Stopworks At Two Schools

Teachers and support staff at two South Burnett Catholic schools are among 7000 employees across Queensland who have been authorised to take part in a 30-minute stopwork next week.

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