NNHS recognises its best and brightest

NEW Norfolk High School’s annual prizegiving assembly recognised the efforts of a long list of achievers in all grades. Congratulations to all recipients and to the donors who make the awards possible. Bursaries – Charles & Sylvia Viertel Springboard to Higher Education Bursary for a former Ouse student: Mikayla HallCharles

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Science labs and radio studio for NNHS

TENDERS have been called for the construction of 10 science and language centres in government schools across the state, including New Norfolk High School. Premier David Bartlett said Tasmania had secured more than $43 million for 30 new science and language centres through the Federal Government’s multi-billion-dollar Building the Education

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Massive boost for science students

SCIENCE students at New Norfolk High School will benefit from nearly $2 million from the Science and Language Centres for 21st Century Schools (SLC) component of the Federal Government’s education revolution. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Education Minister Julia Gillard last week announced that 537 high school science laboratories and

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More money for local schools

SEVERAL more Derwent Valley schools have received funding allocations under the Federal Government’s education revolution. Visiting Tasmania to announce the latest successful applicants, Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Julia Gillard said the government was undertaking the largest school modernisation program in Australia’s history to support local jobs, stimulate every

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$2m smile for NNPS

FEDERAL funding of $2 million will pay for the refurbishment of New Norfolk Primary School’s multi-purpose hall, library and learning areas. Built about 20 years ago, the hall can no longer accommodate whole-school assemblies following recent increases in enrolment. The funding was announced last week by Premier David Bartlett and

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First school improvement grants announced

LOCAL schools which have not yet applied for federal funding from the National School Pride program have been urged to do so before May 8. Announcing the first round of grants yesterday, Federal Lyons MHA Dick Adams encouraged all remaining schools to contact the relevant authorities and submit their proposals

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Successful students honoured

A LONG list of awards was presented to successful students at New Norfolk High School’s annual prizegiving assembly a fortnight ago. Among the many guests was Derwent Valley Mayor Tony Nicholson, who described the event as the best prizegiving ceremony he had ever attended. Several students won multiple awards, including

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Pats on the back for student enterprise

WOODEN back-scratchers manufactured by New Norfolk High School pupils are one of the two most popular products of a internet-based student enterprise aimed at addressing the state’s skills shortage. Inter-High Enterprises is a school-based business developed by students and teachers at New Norfolk and Rokeby high schools and Campbell Town

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Literacy boost for local schools

STUDENTS at several local schools will benefit from a State Government injection of $32 million aimed at boosting literacy levels across the state. Premier David Bartlett made the announcement while visiting Fairview Primary School on August 13.“We need to raise the bar on key measures of student literacy and numeracy

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