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Principals tackle the Kokoda ChallengeA team of primary school principals from the South East region are preparing for the gruelling 96km Gold Coast Kokoda Challenge in July.2019-06-02T14:00:00Z
Ned's toothbrush is a global changemakerSt Bernard State School captain Ned Heaton won the Be the Change award for his campaign to ban plastic toothbrushes and reduce ocean pollution.2019-05-26T14:00:00Z
P&C takes the lead on saving the reefStudents at Belgian Gardens State School came up with a novel way to help save clownfish in the wild and, with the help of the P&C, the Reef Belgian Gardens program is already making an impact.2019-05-26T14:00:00Z
Volunteers – making a world of differenceDuring National Volunteer Week, we say thank you to all the wonderful volunteers helping out in our Queensland state schools.2019-05-19T14:00:00Z
A whacky way to walk safely to schoolWearing whacky socks on a group walk to school was a great way to raise awareness of National Walk Safely to School Day.2019-05-19T14:00:00Z
Taming the Tully, students take on the rapidsIn less than two weeks, students from Cairn’s Redlynch State College and St. Andrews Catholic College, will compete in a once in a lifetime event – the World White Water Rafting Championships on the Tully River.2019-05-12T14:00:00Z
Milpera State High School promotes girl power through educationFormer Milpera State High School student Soheila Mohammed is back at the school supporting students as a teacher aide while she completes her education degree2019-05-05T14:00:00Z
Students dance from CGEN to SingaporeCreated by Brisbane’s The Hood Dance Academy, the group have been rehearsing and performing for around 5 years with dancers of various experience levels, ages and dance styles all taking part.2019-04-28T14:00:00Z
Transforming lives through netballImproved confidence, comradery, health and education outcomes — the girls at Cairns State High School and Bremer State High School have been shooting goals lately2019-04-28T14:00:00Z
A school for generations…Over 50 years a school changes, but one thing that has remained constant is the love for a school one Brisbane family has shared over three generations.2019-04-22T14:00:00Z
Queensland students uncover our Anzac historyTaking real life learning to a whole new level, a group of Queensland students and teachers have uncovered some extraordinary military history links thanks to the 2019 Premier's Anzac Prize.2019-04-22T14:00:00Z
Pathways to career successFor many secondary students, planning their future and finding their way through the maze of study and career options can be challenging, but some students are pursuing their study individualised Senior Education and Training (SET) plans.2019-04-16T14:00:00Z
Harmony Day celebrated in Queensland schoolsHarmony Day is celebrated on 21 March every year. The day is about inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background.2019-04-07T14:00:00Z
Unique Indigenous maths program connects studentsStrength of identity, connection to country, place ... and maths may seem like an unlikely combination but it’s a formula that’s engaging Indigenous students from Prep to Year 10. 2019-04-07T14:00:00Z
Broncos program supports Bremer High’s Indigenous girlsA unique program is supporting young Indigenous women at Bremer State High School stay at school and reach their potential.2019-03-31T14:00:00Z
Nearly 40-metre snake coils around Oakey State High SchoolWinding its way through the school’s garden, the snake is a student-made yarning circle inspired by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander process of story-telling. 2019-03-31T14:00:00Z
Students lead the charge against bullyingAll things orange were embraced on Friday 15 March at Norfolk Village State School on the Northern Gold Coast. 2019-03-24T14:00:00Z
Lawnton State School dreams bigWhat do you want to be when you grow up? An astronaut, brain surgeon, pop star or a market-disrupting entrepreneur?2019-03-24T14:00:00Z
The Big Red Truck delivering hospitality training on the moveStudents in Central West Queensland have been designing three course gala dinner menus for 300 guests and refining their barista skills for their ‘open house’ coffee shops as part of their hospitality training with a difference.2019-03-17T14:00:00Z
From Gold Coast school girl to international diplomatA decade ago, Emily Pugin had just finished Year 12 as school captain at Nerang State High School, navigating study with her leadership responsibilities, full extra-curricular schedule and part-time job at Kmart. 2019-03-17T14:00:00Z
Gympie Historic Auto Club supporting driver safetyStudents at James Nash State High School were recently treated to a visit from some of the Gympie Historic Auto Club’s finest vintage automobiles.2019-03-10T14:00:00Z
Toowong students bring songs alive through signingStudents at Toowong State School are unique and special in many ways, including in their proficiency in mastering two languages and cultures. 2019-03-03T14:00:00Z
World titles await high school snooker champJoe, a Year 12 student from James Nash State High School, recently became the youngest member of the men’s Queensland snooker team. 2019-03-03T14:00:00Z
Four-year-old Jessica meets athletic idolsThe combination of being at the place at the right time and a small gesture from a big-hearted staff member resulted in one very happy Gold Coast girl.2019-03-03T14:00:00Z
Ready Reading boosting student successReceiving additional reading support from volunteers, students are able to practice and develop their reading skills. 2019-02-24T14:00:00Z
The joy of art and languageWhat’s it like to be in a classroom where you don’t know the language — to receive instructions and struggle to understand what your teacher is asking? 2019-02-24T14:00:00Z
Woree High students navigate future with SchoolTechWhat started out as a quiet afternoon navigating a fishing trawler has, for these Woree State High School students, turned swiftly into a major test of their skill. 2019-02-17T14:00:00Z
Being fearless with ShakespeareSome of us may recognise this famous quote from Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, but for many 11- and 12-year-olds, getting to grips with 17th Century English literature may seem challenging at first glance. 2019-02-17T14:00:00Z
Instrumental teachers build awareness with BanaamOne hundred and five Instrumental Music teachers from the South East Region recently participated in a professional development day with Banaam (Cultural Intelligence training).2019-02-10T14:00:00Z
Eidsvold’s Yumbin help everyone feel welcomeStudents from Eidsvold look forward to starting their school day 2019-02-04T14:00:00Z
Feathered friends call Coorparoo high school homeAffectionately named by students and staff at Coorparoo Secondary College, Dick and Dora have been sharing the school space for several years.2019-02-04T14:00:00Z
Townsville students adopt a cowboyFor the students of a Townsville special school, the highlight of the year is their regular visits from their resident Cowboy footballer Jake Granville.2019-01-28T14:00:00Z
Marimbas make music funThe music is toe-tappingly upbeat; played with an infectious enthusiasm that more than meets their music teacher’s instructions to ‘play loud’!2019-01-28T14:00:00Z
Unique ambassador role inspires future Queensland teachersDuring 2018, four intrepid Queensland state school teachers took their education skills, experience and enthusiasm beyond the classroom to help inspire future teachers. 2019-01-20T14:00:00Z
Credits and debits are adding up in the classroom economyStudents at Loganlea State High School’s Learning Engagement Centre have developed valuable life skills while learning to build financial capability.2019-01-20T14:00:00Z
The Smith Family supports learning in Queensland schoolsA partnership between a Gold Coast primary school and The Smith Family is reaping long term benefits for students beyond the classroom.2018-12-09T14:00:00Z
Waterford students’ brush with art auction successStudents at Waterford West State School ended their year with art auction and shared amazing student artwork with the community.2018-12-09T14:00:00Z
Wynnum Manly schools celebrate the book launch of Inspirational 2018Wynnum Manly schools celebrate the book launch of Inspirational 2018.2018-12-02T14:00:00Z
Morayfield dux on the path to successTo say Morayfield State High School student Tullia Rohsheim has a bright future ahead of her is probably an understatement.2018-12-02T14:00:00Z
Celebrating a close-knit communityCelebrating State Education Week last month in a unique way, eight trees at the front of Sunnybank State High School were wrapped in colourful, hand-knitted blankets. 2018-11-25T14:00:00Z
Oxley school supports farmersIn an outstanding effort, the students and families of Oxley State School donated an exceptional amount of non-perishable food and raised more than $1240 to support ‘Doing it for our farmers’.2018-11-25T14:00:00Z
Manly West gets three new principals for a dayManly West gets three new principals for a day.2018-11-19T14:00:00Z
Merrimac students code their way to international successA team of tech-savvy teens from Merrimac State High School are robotics champions of the world, for the second year running, taking out top honours at the World Robot Summit 2018 in Tokyo.2018-11-19T14:00:00Z
Students give prosthetic hands to those in needMabel Park students are on a mission to tackle one of the hardest social issues affecting poor children in developing countries — the loss of hands from mines, electrocution or disease.2018-11-11T14:00:00Z
Queensland Ballet visit boosts Early Years literacyKindergarten children at C&K West End have been exploring literacy through play, music and movement with a little help from Queensland Ballet.2018-11-11T14:00:00Z
Flight fundraiser supports drought-stricken farmersAviation High School students recently embarked on an epic 20 hour journey from Brisbane to Perth in a school flight simulator — all to raise vital funds for struggling farmers.2018-11-04T14:00:00Z
Journalist and author for her career, now community principalMadonna King, leading journalist, presenter, author and Chair of Queensland's Anti-Cyber Bullying Taskforce, awed students at Indooroopilly State High School on 17 October when she stepped into the principal's shoes.2018-11-04T14:00:00Z
Outdoor play the way for Mount Nebo State SchoolMount Nebo State School has swapped the conventional classroom for the great outdoors for literacy lessons as part of their unique, curriculum-based Forest School program.2018-10-28T14:00:00Z
Who’s the most ‘pup’ular student at school?Many of our schools have enrolled a new and very popular student. 2018-10-28T14:00:00Z
Maryborough State High School scores major boost for regional soccerMaryborough State High School has signed a three-year deal with premier A League club Brisbane Roar.2018-10-21T14:00:00Z

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28 August 2018