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Assumption students unite to ask, R U OK? as pandemic takes toll on youth

Assumption College student leaders driving the importance of ‘R U OK Day?’ – officially marked on Thursday – through implementing online activities throughout the week. R U OK? Day is a national day of action...

Gardening for good: Meet the students growing food for community members in need

YEAR 11 and 12 students from Epping Secondary College are gardening for a cause at Greenbrook Community House, growing vegetables to help community members in need of extra support during COVID-19 lockdowns. Each Thursday since...

18-year-old Wallan singer releases debut single

WALLAN singer-songwriter Grace Frost has released her debut single Heads or Tail, a song she wrote herself. Frost joined Mitchell Community Radio OKR FM’s Youth Zone hosts Matt Whitfield and Ben Rask last week to...

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...

Whittlesea teenager beats 1200 to win submarine tour

Whittlesea’s Emilie Cardamone has returned from the experience of a lifetime at Australia’s largest naval base, HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia. After completing her secondary studies at Assumption College Kilmore, Ms Cardamone is now studying...

Osteosarcoma: Kilmore resident raises funds and awareness for unknown cancer

By Tricia Mifsud In 2015, Kilmore teenager Zane Collier died from osteosarcoma; a type of cancer that begins in the cells that form bones, most commonly in the long bones of the leg. Ostersarcamo is a...

Youth clothing swap in Wallan diverts kilos from landfill

By Max Davies Mitchell Youth Council’s Clothes Swap Project culminated in an all-day event at Wallan last month. The project was launched earlier this year in a bid to promote sustainable fashion practices and educate people...

Assumption defies gravity with production of Wicked premiering this week

Assumption College students have been working hard to prepare their annual production for public viewing this week. The college hosts a diverse range of dramatic productions, and their latest production of the family musical Wicked...

Wallan Secondary students to perform Tim Minchin’s Matilda the Musical

Wallan Secondary College students will return to the stage with a bang in August, with rehearsals well underway for the school’s annual production. Students will bring the musical Matilda to life this year after the...

Primary students in Kilmore to start year seven subjects in second half of year...

For many students the transition from year six to year seven is a time of mixed emotions with the excitement of a new school, new friendships and experiences. But it can also come with a...