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Feast day fun

Students from Mary MacKillop Memorial School at Penola took part in a range of activities on March 19 to celebrate the feast day of St Joseph – Jesus’ father, carpenter, and patron saint of the Universal Church.


Wait for rural school bus continues

Families in the South East and other rural areas in South Australia are still waiting for the Minister for Education, John Gardiner, to deliver on his promise to ensure all children in rural areas have access to a school bus.


Students attend national Remembrance Day ceremony

Year 7 students from Tenison Woods College, Mary MacKillop Memorial School and St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School travelled to Canberra for the national Remembrance Day ceremony. A student from each school laid a commemorative cross at the Australian War Memorial. There were joined by more students from St Francis de Sales and Dominican Primary School. Other highlights of the trip included visiting the Old Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia, Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Electoral Office.