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Local News   •   15-4-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Building character in generation next

Students at Deception Bay State High School are learning much more than what is on the national curriculum, they are learning about their own character strengths during classes aimed to bolstering their wellbeing for life.…

Local News   •   14-4-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Diving into water safety

Children and families have been watching a new swimming pool take shape at Sesame Lane Care and Kindergarten’s Kippa-Ring campus, and are looking forward to its official opening on April 17.…

Local Stories   •   14-4-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Service, study with a smile

Community service is a big part of Ella Babarovich’s life already earning her the 2021 Margate Community Bank Youth Educations Scholarship as she begins university life.…

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Local News   •   12-4-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Good times ahead for Jordan

Jordan McLachlan knows what it is like to feel a bit lost and unsure about the future, but he is using that experience to help other young people find their way. We shine a spotlight on him as we celebrate Queensland Youth Week.…

Local News   •   24-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Schools come to the rescue

In response to the unfolding flooding disaster that is affecting so many communities on the east coast of Australia, Clontarf-based SchoolAid has today launched its ‘Bail Out A Buddy’ flood appeal. It wants local schools to get involved.…

Local News   •   2-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Montessori Children’s House opens at Sesame Lane

Sesame Lane Care and Kindergarten has opened a Montessori Children’s House at one of its North Lakes centres in a bid to encourage independent learning and thinking.…

Families   •   25-1-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Back to school: twice the fun

Twins Tanya and Tawana Zinyemba will help each other overcome first-day nerves when they join a record number of Prep pupils at Mango Hill State School this week. They can’t wait to make new friends and play.…

Local News   •   14-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Uni makes 1400 offers

The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) has so far made almost 1400 offers of study for Semester 1 this year at its Moreton Bay campus in Petrie.…

Community Groups   •   12-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Club’s special back-to-school gifts

Forty-five students in the Caboolture region will receive a special back-to-school package thanks to Brisbane American Motorcycle Club (BAMC).…

Education   •   17-12-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Research to help reset, regroup, recover

Twenty businesses from across the Moreton Bay Region have been involved in a USC research project to explore how they’ve responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s hoped the findings will help others recover well beyond next year.…

Local Stories   •   16-12-2020  •   Jodie Powell

Pupils vie for honour of shaving principal’s beard

Pupils at Deception Bay North State School collected more than 18,000 containers over 14 weeks in a bid to win the honour of shaving principal Troy Barath’s beard.…

Local Stories   •   2-12-2020  •   Jodie Powell

Heartfelt note makes lollipop ladies smile

A letter penned by a Year 5 Mango Hill State School student moved crossing supervisor Andi Halliwell to tears – of happiness.…

Education   •   30-11-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Funding school’s green future

The Birali Steiner School at Beachmere has been given a major boost by Federal MP for Longman Terry Young towards a huge community planting program.…

Education   •   27-11-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Lasting legacy at The Lakes College

The highlight for Simon Armstrong of his nine years at The Lakes College has not been the school’s impressive expansion, but the growth of its students and school culture.…

Education   •   26-11-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Big week for Year 12 graduate

North Lakes State College’s Jennifer Myers topped off a big final year of high school last week, with her school formal, graduation and representing Queensland at the Australian Training Awards.…

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