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Medowie’s ‘missing’ public high school nothing but neglect, says Teachers Federation

The NSW Teachers Federation has lashed out at the NSW Government over its abandonment of public education in Medowie. The union’s president, Angelo Gavrielatos, visited the region on Friday 26 March, backing the...

How this mum’s coping with her firstborn starting big school

My firstborn is starting secondary school today. It’s been on the calendar for weeks and it’s an occasion we’ve had more than a dozen years to prepare for, but, sigh, here we are. And...

Tutoring program helps Kiara finish Year 6

Kiara Byrnes will start high school next year, but it is something that may not have been possible without a special tutoring program. The 11-year-old battled illness and treatment for much of her...

Public schools fair well in 2020 HSC

Newcastle's Merewether High School was the most successful non-Sydney based school to feature among the HSC honours announced this week. The learning hub in Broadmeadow secured two 2020 First in Course awards, making...

Good luck: An open letter to HSC students from Gerard Mowbray

When St Francis Xavier's College student Charlie Hawke was asked how he felt Year 12 students were coping during COVID-19, his response was that they were doing okay because it was unlike...

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. The online TAFE NSW Career Advisor...

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 an uncertainty about the future, but...

St Francis Xavier’s closed after COVID-19 case

A third case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Newcastle. He is a male teenager who is a household contact of the teenager announced yesterday and the man in his 20s announced...
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