Locals pick up $30 000 award - and have plenty of new ideas ahead.CHALPAT SONTI November 8, 2012 8:17am
Jessica Perry is one of many Nagambie kids whose love of reading has been helped along by the Nagambie Community Literacy Group, as members Nadene Monger and Chris Bunton (Nagambie Pre-School and Childcare Centre), Rob French (Nagambie Primary School), Vivienne Moore (group co-ordinator), Leo Jones (St Joseph's School), Catherine Langdon (Nagambie Library) and Jo Perry (Pre-school and Childcare Centre) celebrate another award.
The Nagambie Community Literacy Group is used to awards and last week it was presented with $30
The partnership between Nagambie and St Joseph’s Primary Schools, the Nagambie Pre-school and Childcare Centre, Nagambie Playgroup and the library continues to go from strength to strength.
Having won the Bailieu Myer Rural Education Leadership Award earlier this year, it offers one major activity a year for all children, staff professional development activities at both schools and a homework club for Year 3-12 students on Wednesday afternoons at the Nagambie Library.
Future plans include regular library visits for school and kinder children and parent literacy education — or how to best teach your kids to read.
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
History is recorded to inspire the next generation, author John Northage said at the launch of, Mending the Goulburn Broken, in Shepparton last week.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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