The North Central Review

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...

‘Best performance of the season’ for red-hot Wallan Magpies

By Colin MacGillivray Wallan officials are hailing the team’s win in Macedon on Saturday as their best of the Riddell District football season. The Magpies put their former bogie side to the sword in a thumping...

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...

Lancefield teenager Bathurst bound

A Lancefield teenager is set to make his V8 Supercars debut, driving as part of a team that received a wildcard entry in this year’s Bathurst 1000. Jaylyn Robotham, a 19-year-old currently driving in his...

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...

Kilmore stopped by Laurimar in another heartbreaker

Kilmore is hoping to earn a fourth shot at Laurimar in the Northern Football Netball League division three finals after its second two-point loss to the Power and third overall on Saturday. Similar to the...