Tag: <span>school</span>

Principal’s name removed from school developing more than sexual abuse

Updated December 11, 2015 14:31:33 The name of former Brisbane Grammar School principal Max Howell has been removed from the BGS sports centre as an apology to former students who have been sexually abused. Dr Howell led the school from 1964 to 1989, throughout which time college counsellor Kevin Lynch molested scores of boys. The…


School terms to alter in Northern Territory from 2018

By Elliana Lawford Posted December 10, 2015 22:10:07 The Northern Territory Government has mentioned its changes to the college holiday calendar are being created to stay away from disruptions brought on by the month-lengthy holiday in the middle of the year. From 2018, the four-week break after term two will be decreased to a three-week…


Up to 80 pupils at school ‘tolerant’ of unimmunised young children hit by chickenpox

Updated December ten, 2015 17:39:42 Overall health authorities have urged parents to vaccinate their young children following up to a quarter of students at a primary school in Melbourne’s north had been infected with chickenpox. Of the 320 students who attend Brunswick North West Major School, about 80 have been absent in recent days. Acting…


Ravenswood student speaks out against captain’s criticism of the school

Posted December 08, 2015 ten:23:00 External Hyperlink: Ravenswood Captain Sarah Haynes addresses school on Speech Day 2015 A Year 12 Ravenswood student has spoken out against her school captain for accusing these running the exclusive Upper North Shore girls school of putting its image ahead of the welfare of the students. Head girl Sarah Haynes…


The Tanzanian high school brought to life by Australia

Posted November 28, 2015 06:20:17 Photo: The class of 2015 are the very first batch of students to complete higher college at the School of St Jude. (Supplied: Wolter Peeters) As a journalist, it is not often you get to see a tangible example of the effect your perform can have. Sometimes you hope that…


Private collection of 130 guitars donated to Tasmanian music school

Updated November 25, 2015 16:03:27 Photo: Dr Glen Hodges plays a 1920s Hammond guitar. (ABC News: Gregor Salmon) Map: Hobart 7000 Students and staff at Tasmania’s Conservatorium of Music are in guitar heaven after a benefactor donated 130 instruments for them to maintain and play. Two years ago, an anonymous donor expressed interest in bequeathing…