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Chic school collects multiple awards for architecture

The new Northern Territory School of Distance Education building at the Bullocky Point Education Precinct was the most awarded project at the 2017 Northern Territory Architecture Awards on Friday 16 June.

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Kunbarlanja Kunbolk launched

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation visited Gunbalanya School on May 30 to launch Kunbarlanja Kunbolk — described as a colourfully illustrated story of the seasons, animals and landscape in Gunbalanya .

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A celebration of diverse musical cultures

The Freedom Concert — a June 2 community concert at Nhulunbuy — attracted performers from the local primary and high school, and high school boarders at Nhulunbuy’s Dawurr.

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Students thrilled by Supercar classes

Nearly 400 students were introduced to the V8 Supercars on 16 June, ahead of two days of blistering Hidden Valley action.

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Gunbalanya School —the Gray insights

Student leaders of Gray Primary School visited Gunbalanya School in a first-time stay at their west Arnhem Land sister school.
The students participated in Cultural Week celebrations, and in a range of activities including the local rangers, and food, literary, and arts-oriented events.

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Enhancing literacy, exposing the wonder of books

The Smith Family and Karama Primary School recently hosted Let’s Read, a promotion of early literacy, with families from Karama Preschool and the Tata Family Centre.

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Arty disguises unmask culture

Colourful and richly adorned Venetian masks have been crafted by Ludmilla Primary School students, linking art with an understanding of Italian culture.

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Students enthralled by scientists

Bush Blitz scientists recently visited Timber Creek School, enthusing students with information about Victoria River region plants and animals.
The 15 scientists, based at the Bradshaw Field Training Area north-west of Timber Creek, were recording known flora and fauna and hoping to identify new species.

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Play Days strike the right chord

Instrumental music students of the NT Music School drawn from 27 primary schools in the Darwin, Palmerston and Rural areas, participated in seven Play Days last week.

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Citizenry and Cockatoo Island

Ludmilla Primary School students have been examining the basic principles of democracy in a 10-week project in which the participants also assumed the identities of Australian birds on fictitious Cockatoo Island.