Sienna and Alesha Christie and the their family have spent the past few weeks painting the bases of poles, bins and steps at Rochester Primary School yellow.ELAINE COONEY February 6, 2014 4:30am
Rochester Primary School twins Alesha and Sienna Christie with their mother, Katrina, and little sister, Shae, after their first day at school.
Before the Christie twins started at Rochester Primary School on Thursday, they painted the school ground bright yellow.
The family spent the past few weeks painting bases of poles, bins and steps yellow, not just to brighten the school but to help Sienna who has a vision impairment.
Sienna was born with poor vision and had one eye removed and replaced with an artificial one when she was two years old.
Her mother, Katrina, said Sienna had low vision in her other eye and the bright yellow colour was the easiest for her to see.
Mrs Christie said Sienna knew her way around home, but the schoolyard would be unfamiliar territory.
She said the twin bond between Sienna and her sister, Alesha, was strong and they helped each other through their first day.
Mrs Christie said the first day at school for the twins was not as hectic as she imagined.
‘‘They had their bags packed for a week,’’ she said.
The Country Fire Authority attended a Goulburn Valley Hwy furniture shop early this morning.
The Tungamah Football Netball Club has completed a fairytale season to clinch the Picola and District Football Netball League South East Premiership with an emphatic 106 point win over the Katamatite Tigers at Tungamah.
Billed as ‘Fabulous Flowers and Fine Food’, Tatura’s Anglican Church Parish had a successful fundraiser on Thursday, September 4.
Moama Bowling Club's Michael Walker has been chosen for the 2014 Australian Premier League team.
David and Katrina Christie’s Nanneella dairy farm is now home to one of the biggest sheds in the district, a 160m by 37m monster.
Don’t write Ky off yet, says coach ahead of preliminary final
Seymour event packs out St Mary's College on Saturday night.
Star Tocumwal defender took her club's A grade best and fairest award last weekend, adding to her 2014 PDNL medal.
Mia Mia Cricket Club is about to field its first cricket team since 2001
Cobram Mens Shed chips away at the issue of mental health but calls for more space.
Breakout seasons from Deni Rovers Jamie Thorpe and Nick Hay have seen the pair rewarded with respective best and fairest titles.
Now the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is enshrined in law, many opponents of the controversial plan to return irrigation water to the environment appear to have lost interest.
More than 320 000 foxes and 1500 wild dogs had been eradicated under the bounty scheme in the past three years.
- Motorcycle ride raises money for cancer charity
- Leukaemia patients come together to support Light the Night Benalla
- Permit sought for a clay target shooting range at a disused quarry at Baddaginnie
- Acclaimed pastry chef returns to Benalla
- Benalla resident on journey to help others with mental illness
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.