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Pine Tree Salutes Anzac Sacrifices

Pine Tree Salutes Anzac Sacrifices

St Patrick’s Catholic School at Nanango now has a tangible reminder of the lives lost more than 100 years ago at Gallipoli following the planting of an Aleppo pine sapling at the school on Friday morning.

Three Lone Pines To Be Planted

Three Lone Pines To Be Planted

Lone Pines – descendants of the original trees from the famous World War I battlefield at Gallipoli – are to be planted at three locations in Nanango.

Apply Now For Abstudy

Apply Now For Abstudy

Human Services Minister Michael Keenan has urged Indigenous students who are planning to study full-time or start an apprenticeship in 2019 to lodge their claim for Abstudy now.

Crackin’ Video For St John’s

Crackin’ Video For St John’s

St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy is the latest South Burnett school to get the “Small Town Culture” treatment by singer-songwriter Josh Arnold.

MP Wants New Hall At Murgon High

MP Wants New Hall At Murgon High

Education Minister Grace Grace made a low-key visit to Murgon and Cherbourg on Tuesday … but there could be some big news around the corner for Murgon State High School.

Students Salute End Of School

Students Salute End Of School

Cheers and applause erupted from the crowd of spectators lining Gore Street on Friday evening as students from Murgon State High School paraded along the red carpet for this year’s Year 12 formal

Big Changes Planned At St Mary’s

Big Changes Planned At St Mary’s

St Mary’s Catholic College principal Angela Myles is feeling excited about several programs that are being introduced into the school in 2019.

Formal Night Makes A Splash

Formal Night Makes A Splash

Glendon Street in Kingaroy was awash with a display of classic American cars, trucks, utes – even a speedboat – at Kingaroy State High School’s 2018 Year 12 formal on Thursday evening

Wondai P-9 Wins State Award

Wondai P-9 Wins State Award

Earlier this month Wondai was named the Tidiest Town in Queensland … now Wondai P-9 State School has been named Queensland’s Cleaner Greener School.

Stylish Night For St Mary’s

Stylish Night For St Mary’s

Handsome young men, pretty girls and fancy cars … it must be the formal season in the South Burnett!

Ex-PM To Visit Cherbourg

Ex-PM To Visit Cherbourg

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott will be visiting Cherbourg on Thursday as part of his role as “Indigenous envoy”.

School Given Memento Of Sports Star

School Given Memento Of Sports Star

Kingaroy State High School is now the proud owner of a special piece of sporting memorabilia from a South Burnett champion.

Young Singers Count On  Music

Young Singers Count On Music

Students from six local State schools assembled on the steps of the Kingaroy Town Hall on Saturday morning to celebrate the joy of music.

Alternative Pathway To Uni

Alternative Pathway To Uni

School leavers looking to maximise their chances of going to university – or who want to use their summer break to get ready for uni – have been encouraged to apply for the University of Southern Queensland’s Accelerated Entry Pathway Program.

After-School Guide For Year 12s

After-School Guide For Year 12s

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has released a School Leavers’ Guide for Year 12 students.

Young Artists Share Safety Messages

Young Artists Share Safety Messages

South Burnett young artists have taken out three prizes in the State Government’s annual Farm Safety Calendar.

STEM Scholarships Now Open

STEM Scholarships Now Open

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien is encouraging students to apply for scholarships from the Federal Government’s $24 million Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program.

Nanango Schools Get A Little Safer

Nanango Schools Get A Little Safer

Nanango’s schools will all be a little bit safer soon, thanks to the Heritage Nanango Community Fund and the South Burnett Regional Council.

$4.9m Arts Centre Makes Debut

$4.9m Arts Centre Makes Debut

It’s taken more than a decade – and many twists and turns along the way – but the curtain has finally lifted for the new Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre (KPAC) on Saturday.

Joey’s Has A New Adopt-a-Cop

Joey’s Has A New Adopt-a-Cop

Pupils at St Joseph’s Catholic School in Murgon have had a busy time recently with the swearing in of their new Adopt-A-Cop plus Book Week fun.

Students Explore World Of Science

Students Explore World Of Science

The Mary Knoll Centre at St Mary’s Catholic College featured everything from zombies to lemons and potatoes – and even a chook – at the school’s second annual Science Fair on Tuesday.

Students Speak Out At Final

Students Speak Out At Final

Should schools provide free meals for their students? This was the thorny topic that young debaters from St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy tackled at the Junior Apex High School Debating Regional final hosted by Kilkivan P-10 School on Saturday afternoon.

Aussie Action Raises $10,000

Aussie Action Raises $10,000

Organisers of the Kumbia State School P&C’s annual brain drain are smiling after raising another $10,000 for the school at their recent night of fun.

Police Share Music In Towns

Police Share Music In Towns

The Queensland Police Pipes and Drums band dropped into Murgon and Cherbourg last week to provide some unexpected entertainment for young and old alike.

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