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PHOTOS | Students celebrate Harmony Day

Cooper Robertson with classmates Coen Bales, Eamon Kelly, Christopher Burton, Evan Myers and Hamish Mintern at Ss Michael and John's Primary School Harmony Day celebrations.

Students at Ss Michael and John’s Primary School celebrated Harmony Day with a parade and dancing. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

PHOTOS | Horsham West and rural schools join for an annual junior sports day

Junior students from Horsham West, Laharum, Natimuk and Haven schools joined for a day of athletics. PAUL CARRACHER

Nathaniel Kuchel flying his drone from Ararat to the world

ON THE WING: Ararat and Australian drone-racing star Nathaniel Kuchel and his racing drone. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

An Ararat teenager forging a reputation as one of Australia’s leading exponents in remote-control FPV drone racing is now ranked fourth in the country.

PHOTOS | Martin Heppell sharing a zest for life through resilience

INSPIRING: The Resilience Project’s Martin Heppell with Ryan Tucker and Makaira O’Connell at a session with St Michael and John’s Primary School and Minyip Primary School students. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

A wellbeing leader intent on building happier lives and healthier communities visited Horsham last week. The Resilience Project’s Martin Heppell addressed students, teachers and parents at Horsham College, Ss Michael and John’s, Minyip and Natimuk primary schools. Heppell, described by one student as ‘the funniest man I have ever met’, led presentations and provided positive […]

PHOTOS | Bridget Noonan speaks at International Women’s Day lunch

MAKING AN IMPACT: From left, Sarah Ellis, Pam Capstick, Bridget Noonan and Danielle Irving at the fifth annual International Women’s Day lunch in Horsham on Friday. Ms Noonan, originally from Noradjuha, is the first woman to be appointed Clerk of Victoria’s Legislative Assembly in 161 years and appeared as guest of honour at the event. […]

Haven school ‘running for cover’

PREPARING: Haven Primary School principal Craig Amos and school vice-captains Bailey Cooper and Lucy Hudson and captains Drew Harris and Poppy Peters discuss a Run For Cover event on March 29. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

A Haven Run for Cover event on March 29 will raise money for a new outdoor multi-purpose learning area at Haven Primary School. The event, open to the community, will involve taking on obstacles along a 1.5-kilometre course from 5pm to 8pm. Haven campus principal Craig Amos said people could take part in the event, […]

Junior captains for Holy Trinity

LEADERS: Horsham Holy Trinity Lutheran College inducted its 2019 junior school leaders. James Pfitzner and Edie Mason, centre, are the school’s captains, and Tom Hallam and Jaya Meadows, vice captains. Picture: PAUL CARACHER The entire March 06, 2019 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!

Pancake breakfast for Shrove Tuesday

Sisters Neve and Lani Watson enjoying pancakes for Shrove Tuesday at Ss Michael and John's Primary School.

STACKS OF FUN: The excitement and anticipation for many Wimmera people literally piled high yesterday with various schools and organisations across the region involved in annual Pancake Day activities. Pancake Day or Pancake Tuesday in Australia occurs on Shrove Tuesday, the last day before Lent on the Christian calendar. Various community and support organisations use […]

College recognises Duke awards

MILESTONES: Horsham College students, from left, back, Aiden Laffy, Jonty Scott, Jack Milbourne, Jed Dickerson, Ned Moore, Jack Klemm, Jorja Cross, Ruby Hill, Jenna Walter, Aimee McAlpine and front, Dylan Thompson, Hailey Puls, Holly Nuske and Paris Fiedler show off their 2019 Duke Of Edinburgh Bronze Awards. Charlotte Dunn, Madix Hughes and Piper Brown are […]

AG LIFE Wimmera Machinery Field Days: Horsham College students put on a rock show

Horsham College cast for School Of Rock, from left, Shae Garwood, Brodie Chequer, Claudia Lopez-O'Donnell, Emilee Jones-Pritchard, Malachy O'Brien, Thomas Naylor, Hallie Burgess, Tiani Grosser and Sienna Walsgott with leads Oscar O'Brien, Josie Thomas and Liam Robertson.

Horsham College will offer attendees of next week’s Wimmera Machinery Field Days a sneak preview of this year’s student production of the musical School of Rock.


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