Twenty-four students at Shepparton East Primary School received their badges after being elected school leaders.ALEXANDRA BOLKAS February 4, 2014 4:11am
Shepparton East Primary School's leaders for 2014. At the front are vice-captains Anthony Damchev and Lauren McKenzie, and captains Emily Chalmers and Darby Sutherland. At the back are school principal Trent McCrae and Federal Member for Murray Sharman Stone.
Getting more students involved in fundraising activities and music are high on the agenda for Shepparton East Primary School leaders.
Four school captains, eight junior school councillors and eight house captains were yesterday presented with their leadership badges.
School captain Darby Sutherland, 11, said he wanted to provide a positive example for younger students.
‘‘I want to show the way for young kids and get them more involved in school events,’’ he said.
Fellow school captain Emily Chalmers said she hoped to involve more children in choir and music.
But improvements to the basketball nets was also a top priority.
‘‘I want to get nets in the basketball and netball rings,’’ she said.
Vice-captains Anthony Damchev and Lauren McKenzie said they wanted to involve the younger students in school activities.
Principal Trent McCrae said there was a rigorous selection process for school captains.
‘‘Students vote and the top four male and female candidates are interviewed,’’ Mr McCrae said.
He said junior councillors and house captains were chosen through peer votes.
Shepparton’s Declo Bisimwa firmly believes education is the key to a better life.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
Garners Boxing Gym in Echuca is encouraging young people to get active with weekly boxing/cardio classes.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
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A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
Remembering Australian political giant Gough Whitlam who once called on Benalla police to stop then Treasurer Frank Crean on his journey up the Hume to phone the PM.
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