Education

Free firewood available following Macedon Ranges clean up

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is making free firewood available to residents and ratepayers at its transfer stations until at least September 2021, as part of storm recovery operations. Residents and ratepayers must first register their...

Hazel Glen College’s to stage Matilda the Musical this year after 2020 school musical...

Hazel Glen College in Doreen has announced its annual school musical will be Tim Minchin’s Matilda. The production involves more than 60 students from years four to 12, who have been rehearsing for most of...

Assumption College Kilmore principal awarded Victorian leader fellowship

Assumption College principal Kate Fogarty has been awarded one of six Menzies School Leader Fellowships. The purpose of the fellowship is to help raise the profile and importance of outstanding leadership. It is to encourage Australians...

$3 million announced to support Macedon Ranges students with disabilities and increase school safety

SCHOOLS in Macedon will share $1.8 million from a State Government disability inclusion package aimed at supporting learning, contribution and participation of children with disabilities in their schools and classrooms. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas...

Monument Hill, Kilmore: Hume and Hovell history questioned

THE history of Kilmore’s Monument Hill is under scrutiny after a historical journal published assertions the famous Hume and Hovell expedition of the 1820s passed further to the east of the site. Heritage Victoria last...

Broadford Secondary unveils massive mural painted by two students

Broadford Secondary School has unveiled a new mural recognising the natural environment around the school and important school values. A collaborative effort by several students in the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning, VCAL, program, the...

New Wallan state primary school confirmed

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire Council and State Government authorities are working to determine the site of a future primary school in Wallan after money to purchase land for the project was announced in last...

Hume Anglican Grammar announces new Kalkallo campus

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Hume Anglican Grammar has announced its third campus will open in Kalkallo in time for term one in 2023. The private primary school will be located within the Stockland Cloverton development – one...

Kilmore school launches portrait project to honour local veterans

By Max Davies A St Patrick’s Primary School’s veteran project has garnered great success in its relatively short time of operation. The Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics, STEAM, project started earlier this year, with...

Kilmore chef to compete in statewide patisserie challenge

KILMORE chef and mother Jaclin Parkinson will represent Melbourne Polytechnic at the Victorian TAFE Patisserie Challenge on July 8, after deciding to head back to school to take her cake and dessert making skills...