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Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School

Saturday February 26, 2011
Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School

Breeze through school

Saturday February 19, 2011
Balancing sport and studies can be a lot of fun, writes Keeli Cambourne.

Schools to reopen

Sunday February 13, 2011
FOUR of the seven Victorian schools still closed after the recent flash flooding will reopen this week, even as large stretches of the state remain underwater.

My School relaunch date set

Friday February 11, 2011
THE next version of the My School website will go live in three weeks' time, more than three months after it was originally planned.

Special school reprieve

Wednesday February 9, 2011
A YARRAVILLE mother has expressed relief after being told her son may attend a special school to which the Education Department had originally denied him access.

Schools remain a hotbed of prejudice

Tuesday February 8, 2011
HOMOPHOBIA in schools is getting worse despite attempts to curb it, with experts warning the Baillieu government that teenage suicide could increase unless more is done to tackle the problem.

Truant's Mother On Bond

Saturday January 17, 2009
A LAKE Macquarie woman was placed on a 12-month bond yesterday for failing to ensure that her 10-year-old boy attended primary school.

The School For Scandal

Sunday January 4, 2009
Testimony Anita Shreve (Little, Brown, $32.99)

Uow To Double School Contests

Tuesday December 16, 2008
The University of Wollongong's Faculty of Engineering will double the number of high-school engineering competitions it runs from two to four in 2009 after the success of the 2008 competition.

Progress Reported On School Bullying

Monday December 15, 2008
STEPHEN O'DOHERTY, the chief executive of Christian Schools Australia, readily agrees there is bullying in schools - he copped it himself at school and long afterwards - but he believes Australia has made progress in the past 15 years.

Protest At Decision To Shut School For Blind

Tuesday November 18, 2008
TEACHERS at Victoria's only school for the blind fear more than 140 students will be without proper help after it closes at the end of next year.

Dynamic Duo Scouts For School Days Cast

Wednesday November 5, 2008
FOUR Kinsmen entertainer Scott Radburn and Balmain rugby league legend Garry Jack are calling the roll for a school reunion - 30 years after last wearing their Figtree High School uniforms.

Anger As Koori School Shuts

Thursday October 23, 2008
THE State Government has been accused of closing Victoria's only Aboriginal public school without properly notifying parents and staff.

School Action Anger

Friday September 26, 2008
AN Anglican private school that expelled a student for having dreadlocks earlier this year has allowed a student who seriously assaulted a classmate to stay with only a four-day suspension.

Blessed School Improvements

Thursday September 25, 2008
MAITLAND-Newcastle Bishop Michael Malone has blessed and opened more than $400,000 worth of improvements to a Stockton primary school.

Keira High School

Thursday September 11, 2008
KEIRA HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS: 1133 SCHOOL MOTTO: EXCELSIOR ESTABLISHED:1917 KEIRA High School boasts a list of sporting alumni comparable to any area, let alone a single school.

School Rocks On With A Bit Of Monkey Magic

Monday September 8, 2008
A LITTLE Monkey Magic was all it took for St Joseph's Catholic High School to win a major placing at the 2008 Rock Eisteddfod Challenge.

Little School Chalks Up Impressive Record

Thursday August 28, 2008
FOR a school with only 62 students, Mt Keira Demonstration School is punching well above its weight.

This Is A School Visit With A Difference

Tuesday August 12, 2008
Chris Smallhorn and Dave Robinson caused quite a stir when they dropped in to visit their children at Gerringong Public School the other week.

Cringila Public School

Thursday August 7, 2008
CRINGILA Public School has a wide and varied choice of sports for its students.
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