Parades, costumes and activities were on the agenda for Grahamvale Primary School students who celebrated Children’s Book Week on Thursday.SIONNIE KELLY August 23, 2014 3:56am
Art teacher Lyn Rogers said there were lots of good costumes this year, including pirates, witches, Where’s Wally, the Cat in the Hat and Raggedy Ann.
‘‘We want to promote literature and reading with children,’’ Ms Rogers said.
‘‘They’re always walking past the library wanting to know what to read.’’
The children participated in different activities such as painting dinosaurs, making little chook pens, decorating boxes to put treasure in and making a tree house.
Year 4 student Maddy Franklin, 10, was dressed up as Clementine Rose from the Clementine Rose book series by Jacqueline Harvey.
Maddy said she had enjoyed doing Book Week activities and dressing up as her favourite character.
‘‘With books you can read and do activities and learn about the books,’’ she said.
Fellow Year 4 student Tahlea Woollard said the parade and activities had been good this year.
‘‘You can show everyone your favourite character from a book,’’ she said.
Volunteers take to the road to deliver Meals on Wheels to elderly and disabled in Shepparton.
The 2016 Shepparton BMW Senior Victorian Open, hosted jointly by Black Bull Golf Course and the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort in February, has been named the Victorian Legends Pro Am of the Year for 2016.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
The United States and Ireland are some of the places competitive shooter Steve Atkins has visited lately.
JENNY Fehring shed her fair share of tears on Friday.
Due to heavy rain over the past few weeks and with a wet forecast for this week Saturday’s 2nd Semi Finals have been moved from Stanhope Recreation Reserve to Mooroopna.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
PETER Maine has been re-elected as president of Heathcote Tourism and Development, with the region facing an exciting 12 months ahead.
A group of passionate Cobram residents has expressed concerns to Moira Shire councillors and staff following the announcement of plans to develop a drive-through bottleshop near the central business district.
At 77 years of age, popular local golfer Paul ‘Tango’ has claimed his second hole-in-one.
Tuesday, August 16
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