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.
Education Queensland announced on Thursday that the Term 1 break will begin next Monday (March 30) for all State School students.
Queensland schools will remain open for the foreseeable future, Education Queensland repeated on Monday, although union officials are hopeful this position could change soon.
Kingaroy State High School’s sports auditorium was filled to overflowing on Monday for the school’s annual Student Investiture ceremony.
Taabinga State School’s major fundraiser for the year packed out the school hall on Saturday evening.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kingaroy State High School graduate Megan Frohloff has been awarded the inaugural Nanango Electorate Year 12 School Leavers Bursary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taabinga State School will receive a $20,000 grant from the Federal Government under the Local Schools Community Fund.
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.
Union members have voted to lift work bans in place in 196 Catholic schools across Queensland – including two in the South Burnett.
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.
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.
Union claims of a lockout in Queensland Catholic schools are untrue, according to the Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC).
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.
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.
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.