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Formals back on the calendar in NSW schools

By this Friday, 11 September, all schools across NSW will have received the COVID-19 safety plan guidance for Year 12 graduations and formals. After initial resilience, NSW...

A celebration of Indigenous language, literacy

Celebrations will take place across the country tomorrow (Wednesday 2 September) as part of a nod to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language and literacy. Indigenous Literacy...

Virtual event to share post-school options for students

A new virtual event is set to equip local career advisors, teachers, and principals with the most up-to-date advice about school-based and post-HSC options for their students.

Money challenge supports students during tough time

COVID-19 has affected high school students across the Hunter in different ways but, for some, it has meant reduced work hours or losing their job entirely.   Hunter...

Study, stress and sandwiches: the class of COVID

Mackenzie Smith says being a Year 12 student during a global pandemic comes with an array of emotions. On the one hand, says the teenager, you feel...

Webinar to explore the social media world

A new webinar is set to unpack the social media and digital world for parents and carers across the Hunter. Hosted by...

Student filmmakers in running for Bryan Brown award

"You can't hum if you hold your nose." It might sound like "hocus pocus" but a group of Tighes Hill Public School students are hoping these words...

Engineering graduate’s dream to change lives

Engineering graduate Sam Parker is about to fulfil his dreams. The 22-year-old has been accepted to Brown University – a prestigious Ivy League research university in the...

University announces money saving measures

The University of Newcastle has announced how it will achieve financial sustainability amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pro Vice-Chancellor Alex Zelinsky updated staff about the...

Students and staff welcome major upgrades at Speers Point Public School

Students and teachers at Speers Point Public School have walked through the gates of their new $14.9 million school facilities. The multi-million dollar project provided five new...

A reminder for parents as school returns

With children heading back to school this week, we’re being reminded 40 zones and kiss and ride areas are back in place. Lake Macquarie City Council's Manager...

Program to deliver lifesaving road safety skills

A new road safety initiative is set to teach teens lifesaving road safety skills. RoadSet, a free online interactive learning experience, is...

Investigation into suspicious house fire launched

An investigation is underway following a suspicious house fire in Loxford this morning. At about 3.30am (Thursday 9 July), emergency services were called to a house on...

Sorry state of the Hunter’s public schools

Children are learning out of 63 demountable buildings across the Hunter's public schools. Eleven of the 22 public schools are over capacity, while one is not even...

UPDATE: Maitland Old Girls to host school reunion

Disappointingly due to the current situation, the annual luncheon organised for ‘Old Girls’ of Maitland Girls’ High School and interested ex-students of Maitland Grossmann High School , will not be...

New resources to re-engage Indigenous students

The need to re-engage Indigenous students in school as NSW transitions out of the pandemic has been a driving force behind a new set of resources created for educators and...

Online game brings awareness to secretive bird

A new interactive survival game is bringing awareness to an elusive but endangered bird. The Hunter Wetlands Centre, with support from Hunter...

Talented artist finds success in her origins

Hannah-Kate Proctor found the inspiration she needed to create her winning ARTEXPRESS piece from the place she gets most of her advice from - her mum. The...

Maitland schools in need of attention

Maitland MP Jenny Aitchison is calling on the State Government to commit to long overdue school upgrades in her electorate. It’s part of a new campaign, launched...

School upgrade complete at Wangi Wangi

A multi-million-dollar upgrade to battle the growing student community at Wangi Wangi Public School has finally been completed. The renovation to the local primary school, which began...

Honeysuckle City Campus receives green light

Newcastle will soon be home to a new university campus after plans were approved last week. Stage 1A of the Honeysuckle City Campus is set to provide a...
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