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Talented teens achieve notable ATAR results

Josie Witherdin has proven she is a remarkable young woman. The now former Year 12 St Joseph’s Catholic College Lochinvar student has just received an ATAR of 99.3%. Named in the Top 20 in...

Plastic Police steps up its planet rescue plan

Newcastle-based environmental gurus Plastic Police will enter its second stage of saving the planet, thanks to a $134,500 funding boost from the EPA. The support secured earlier this month means schools and businesses...

Increased casual teacher numbers for 2021

Regional schools are set to get a helping hand next month with casual teachers remaining at the ready for any last-minute learning. Up to 12 casual teachers will be employed permanently to cover...

Government announces further easing of restrictions

More families can attend community sports, music ensembles and school camps can proceed, and a modest increase to dancing at weddings is allowed under new COVID-19 safety rules. NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard...

Year 12 students say 2020 has “brought them closer”

Kotara High School captains Heath Goodman and Meg Donnan say being a Year 12 student in 2020 has meant learning lessons that extend beyond the classroom. Forfeiting excursions, camps, Schoolies, sporting events and...

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 Premier Gladys Berejiklian has agreed to...

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 of wisdom make their film 'Ghoul...

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 connected to the local sewerage system. Maitland...
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