Driving along Medowie Road recently was a very enjoyable experience. With North Construction having established itself on-site on 25 November to commence earthworks for the Catherine McAuley Catholic College, it was pleasing to witness the level of activity and progress made to date.
The transition from primary to high school can be a daunting time for students and their families. Especially stepping into a new environment surrounded by new faces and with endless subjects and opportunities from which to choose.
A group of musically talented students who attend St Pius X High School in Adamstown recently took out a national songwriting competition for their song Unplug and Connect.
St Mary’s Primary School, Scone was the lucky recipient last year of a grant from Upper Hunter Community Arts, which was used to employ Janno McLaughlin to come into the school and work with the students.
Come the end of January, it will be the first year in decades Vickie Pettett won't be returning to the classroom. Instead, after teaching for more than 40 years, Mrs Pettett plans to embrace retirement and spend more time with family, travelling and serving the community.