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Wonks for the win

By Melissa Sheil ONE special staff member at Northam Senior High School has been recognised for his efforts bridging the gap between cultures and communities, having been nominated as a contender in the coveted WA Education Awards 2021. William “Wonks” ...

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Islamic school plans released

City of Swan residents have until September 1 to voice their opinions on a proposal to build an Islamic School in Henley Brook. The City have released plans for an education establishment on the corner of Asturian Drive and Henley ...

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Danny Green knocks out bullying

By Sally McGlew STUDENTS at Ellenbrook Primary School hosted a very special guest last week. Boxer Danny Green, 48, came to the school to speak about bullying. “We need to reduce the amount of bullying in the community,’ the world-renowned ...

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Golden ticket to read

ONE lucky Lesmurdie resident hit the jackpot when checking out a book in Lesmurdie Library last month. 12-year-old Lucia Pownall discovered one of the five golden feathers hidden across Western Australia in a copy of Andrew Zurcher’s ‘The Giant’s Almanac’ ...

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Gold coin for silver jubilee

By Melissa Sheil WALLISTON Primary School is putting out a call for past students, urging them to pick up a piece of history they buried underground 26 years ago. In 1995, a list of 545 names was buried in a ...

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Darlington’s young technologist

A PASSION for artificial intelligence and nano-biotechnology has seen Darlington’s Jeremiah Webb awarded a $15,000 scholarship. The Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship supports high potential students who are passionate about technology and eager to explore its potential for good. The Murdoch ...

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Double trouble

By Claire Ottaviano HELENA College teachers and students can be forgiven for seeing double on Monday as six sets of twins start in one year group. Five of the six sibling sets are existing students transitioning from middle school in ...

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Mary’s Mount turns 100

By Melissa Sheil MARY’S Mount Primary School in Gooseberry Hill reopens its doors to students next week for its 100th year, celebrating the occasion with a year of festivities. Originally opening as an all-boys school in 1921 by the Sisters ...

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Family centre pleas heard at State level

Woodlupine Family Centre

By Melissa Sheil A COMMUNITY push to save a Forrestfield family centre has continued in State Parliament with the tabling of a 700-signature petition asking for funding cuts to be reversed. As reported in Woodlupine Family Centre rallies against closure ...

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