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2011

2011

Below you will find previous Ed-e-news stories for 2011.

Austria calling for Perth skier

31 October 2011

PERTH student Greta Small is set to hit the slopes in next year’s inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games (WYOG) in Austria.
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Schools march for road safety

31 October 2011

STUDENTS are getting important lessons about road safety from WA Police in the Great Southern region.
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It’s all in the mind

27 October 2011

ESPERANCE Primary School and Esperance Senior High School had a brain battle with international schools and came out on top at the recent Australasian Pacific finals of the Tournament of the Minds competition.
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Students get a session in healthy snacking

25 October 2011

THE Western Australian School Canteen Association (WASCA) has invited students to learn about healthy lunchboxes and lifestyles in celebration of National Nutrition Week.
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Time to give thanks

25 October 2011

THIS Friday is World Teachers’ Day and to celebrate the Department of Education is running a Thank a Teacher Today! message board for parents, principals, former and current students and the community to publicly acknowledge teachers’ positive contributions to society.
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Schools have their say on youth health

24 October 2011

SECONDARY schools including nine public schools will battle against each other in the finals of Western Australia’s largest health performing arts festival YOH Fest this week.
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Balga school scores with international netballers

21 October 2011

BALGA Senior High School pulled out all the stops to welcome the Western Australian Premier and the Australian Diamonds’, the New Zealand Silver Ferns’, the South African Proteas’ and the Malawi Queens’ netball test captains to the school ahead of the Holden Netball Test Series.
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Broome school among the best

21 October 2011

WESTERN Australian public school educators have been reeling in the accolades recently. Lee Musumeci, David Henderson and Brooke Topelberg all received national honours over the October school holidays, and as over 200,000 students and 17,000 educators head back into the classroom, the latest batch of outstanding educators have been announced.
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Student film strikes a chord with INXS

20 October 2011

OCEAN Reef Senior High School has been nationally recognised for their student-made film at last week’s 2011 Panasonic Kids Witness News (KWN) New Vision Awards.
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State finalists prepare for ANZAC tour

17 October 2011

SCHOOL holidays were a little busier than anticipated for students selected to compete in the State finals of the Premier’s 2012 ANZAC Student Tour.
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WA chalkies best in the nation

14 October 2011

DAVID Henderson from Rossmoyne Senior High School and Lee Musumeci from Challis Early Childhood Education Centre in Armadale did Western Australia proud last night when they were named Australian Secondary Teacher of the Year and Australian Primary Principal of the Year respectively.
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WA teacher tops PM’s science honours list

13 October 2011

WESTMINSTER Primary School teacher Brooke Topelberg was named as Australia’s top primary science teacher by the Prime Minister in Canberra yesterday.
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Surprise award for teacher

12 October 2011

MEDINA Primary School teacher Megan Wiasa got a surprise last week.
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John Forrest’s pathway to the top

11 October 2011

JOHN Forrest Secondary College is a national finalist in the Australian Training Awards – the only WA finalist in the School Pathway to VET category.
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Champion's camp for language students

6 October 2011

FIFTEEN students recently got the chance to test their language skills at the second Kemah Jagoan ‘Champion’s Camp’ held at the Schools of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE).
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Flavour of France

6 October 2011

GIDGEGANNUP Primary School pre-primary students got a taste of France following a recent visit from world famous chef Alain Fabregues from The Loose Box restaurant.
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Mini CHOGM marks countdown

6 October 2011

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) came early for 212 Year 10 students, when they recently took part in two mini Student CHOGMs.
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People flock to see catwalk creations

5 October 2011

ALMOST 400 people headed to Comet Bay College recently for the school’s Recycled Fashion Show.
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WA’s multicultural schools

3 October 2011

A REPORTER and photographer from The Sunday Times paid a special visit to Tuart Hill Primary School to capture WA’s multicultural students on camera in the lead up to the October Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting(CHOGM).
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