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P&F treasurer Fiona Cerbe with Sacred Heart Primary School studnets, shire president David Lavell and art teacher Juliette Alcock.

Quick grant helps legacy

A hills primary school is sporting some colourful new artwork thanks to a Shire of Mundaring grant.

Sacred Heart Primary School was recently awarded a Quick Grant, valued at $500.

The grants are designed to help community groups with small projects such as training, equipment or those activities which benefit the community, up to $500.

Shire President David Lavell said the school created splashback artwork that will be enjoyed for years to come.

“Under the guidance of art teacher Mrs Alcock, the Year 6 students created some stunning paintings.”

“These were then collated, printed and installed on a wall between two acrylic sheets.

“The effect is very powerful and will be a great legacy by these students for others to enjoy.”

The artwork was installed in the undercover area in early June, organised by the school’s P&F Association.

“This is a fantastic example of how a small grant can go a long way to make our community such a great place.”

“We are proud to support local schools and a range of community groups through the grants program.”

The Quick Grants rounds run twice a year. For more information visit www.mundaring.wa.gov.au

About Sarah Brookes

Sarah is an award-winning journalist (2016 WA Media Awards - Best Three Suburban Newspaper Stories) who has covered our Mundaring and Kalamunda editions since 2011. She went to Eastern Hills Senior High School before studying chemistry and biology at university. Staring down a microscope two years into her degree she realised a future in science wasn’t for her – journalism was. Sarah lived in Europe before re-settling in Darlington, where her family has lived for three generations, with her two children. She has worked for various government agencies and Media Monitors. Sarah is a media junkie who loves talkback radio and devours the weekend papers.

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