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Colmont School administrators sacked

ADMINISTRATORS appointed to Kilmore’s Colmont School were sacked this afternoon, with creditors voting to appoint a different firm, Cor Cordis. More than 140 people attended the first creditors meeting via videolink, with parents, teachers and...

Colmont School closure: year 12 to finish on Tuesday

YEAR 12 students from Colmont School, formerly The Kilmore International School, have organised a fundraiser in a bid to allow them to complete their studies with the teachers who lost their jobs as a...

Colmont School collapses leaving questions unanswered

By Colin MacGillivray and Lauren Duffy Tears, hugs and raw emotion marked the departure of Colmont School students from years three to 10 on Friday, with students, families and teachers left with few answers about...

State, federal politicians call for answers on Colmont School closure

By Colin MacGillivray Politicians have called for answers after Colmont School went into administration last week. Federal Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell described the school’s closure as ‘extremely concerning’ and called on administrators to make the...

Kilmore community reels from Colmont School’s closure

The Kilmore and wider community were left in shock, and then saddened when news broke of Colmont School’s quick closure. The school that most would best know as The Kilmore International School had forged a...

Colmont teachers left ‘devastated’ for students and without answers

By Colin MacGillivray Amid the collapse of Kilmore’s Colmont School, teachers were left with only one question – why? School staff said they were just as blindsided by the school’s closure as parents and students, only...

Colmont families’ anger at school closure

By Max Davies Families and staff are being forced to look for alternatives for their children’s education following last week’s announcement that Colmont School has been placed into administration. With the school now in the third...

TKIS spirit shines through on school’s final day

While Colmont might have been its official name for a few weeks, the colours and spirit of The Kilmore International School shone through at an all-school assembly on Friday. Teachers, students and parents gathered on...

Protestors fight to keep Colmont School open

By Colin MacGillivray Colmont School students and families gathered in front of the school yesterday morning to protest its closure and call for administrators to accept bids to save it. Colmont students were at the forefront...

Helping hand from Colmont’s neighbouring schools already under pressure

By Max Davies Secondary and primary schools in Mitchell Shire, and in Melbourne, have made efforts to extend support to families and students at Colmont School after the school’s sudden closure. Assumption College, Broadford Secondary College...