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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.

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Millner whiz kids in maths brain basher

Millner Primary School is fielding teams of students in the three-week Mathematics Challenge for Young Australians, a national competition attracting students from years 3 to 10.

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Alliance art targets healthy relationships

An art contest focusing on safe and caring relationships attracted up to 100 entries from the Sanderson Alliance.

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Rats, but few cats

Borroloola School junior rangers Richard Anketell and  Jorja Miller joined Desert Wildlife Services, and li- Anthawirriyarra sea rangers, in a fortnight-long survey of cats and native mammals in the Sir Edward  Pellew Group of Islands.

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Geremy Pedrezuela charts new music highs


Battle of the School Bands aspirant Geremy Pedrezuela may not have qualified for the contest final, but for the soloist contender it was a first-time opportunity to create her own music.