Education

Thief steals from primary school

Romsey Primary School students have a bad taste in their mouths after 60 kilograms of fruit was stolen from its kitchen garden over the March Labor Day weekend. The garden had an orchard filled with...

Recycling robot recognised

CITY of Whittlesea students have won a state-wide award for creating a walking school bus robot - an invention that walks students to school and collects organic and food wastefor the school compost bin. The...

Gender diversity training for health workers

A training session in Macedon will aim to educate health professionals on the best practice in transgender and gender diverse health. Cobaw Community Health, in collaboration with Zoe Belle Gender Collective, will provide the training...

Kinder upgrades in Romsey and Riddells Creek

Families in Romsey and Riddells Creek are benefitting from upgrades to their kindergartens after grants from the State Government grant and Macedon Ranges Shire Council. Romsey kindergarten unveiled its $600,000 expansion on Thursday with new...

Lancefield PS upgrades one step closer

A BIG step has been taken towards Lancefield Primary School’s exciting upgrade, with an architect appointed. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas announced on Friday that Y2 Architecture was appointed to design the school’s $288,900 upgrade. A...

Bookworm boost at Riddells

NEW prep students across the state will soon receive free books as part of Labor’s election commitment to lift literacy and numeracy outcomes. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited Riddells Creek Primary School’s preps on...

A teacher’s timeless gift

ST MARY'S Primary School in Lancefield commemorated “those loved and lost” at a ceremony in their newly constructed Remembrance Garden on Monday. St Mary’s Teacher and Community Liaison Leader Jo Shannon conceived the idea after...

Romsey education up for discussion

THE ROMSEY community will soon be able to have its say on the future of education in the town. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas announced Wednesday that community consultation on the possible expansion of Romsey...

Kinders improving outdoor areas

FOUR Macedon Ranges kindergartens are set to benefit from nearly $25,000 in grants that will provide kids with improved outdoor play spaces. The funding comes through the state government’s Minor Infrastructure Refurbishment grants, which provides...

In the money

THE Pyalong Primary School playgroup now has a new facility thanks to a generous donation by the Kilmore and District Community Bank. The bank’s representatives, Customer Relations Officer and Kate Boulton, Community Engagement and Marketing...