Jess Cockerill

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John Tonkin students making waves in estuary leadership

John Tonkin students making waves in estuary leadership

Students from John Tonkin’s unique surf science program enjoyed a weekend on the water for their annual leadership camps, which give year 9’s the opportunity to train year 7’s, and year 10’s the chance to teach year 8’s.  

Comet Bay College students step up to the shears

Comet Bay College students step up to the shears

On Friday three students from Comet Bay College gave their locks the lop for the World’s Greatest Shave, a national event to raise funds for the Leukemia Foundation.  

Time to grow garlic | In the Green Room

Time to grow garlic | In the Green Room

Most of the garlic bulbs sold at grocery stores are imported and treated with methyl bromide, so growing garlic yourself is a perfect way to ensure you get an organic crop low in food miles.  

Quartet inspires music in the heart of Halls Head

Quartet inspires music in the heart of Halls Head

Musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra stepped out of the concert hall and into the schoolyard on Tuesday, to bring classical music and inspiration to the students at Halls Head Primary School.  

Pinjarra Primary celebrates cultural diversity

Pinjarra Primary celebrates cultural diversity

To celebrate multiculturalism for Harmony Day, the students at Pinjarra Primary School were treated to a Haka – the traditional Maori battle dance – at their school assembly on Tuesday, with group Wairua Tipuna.  

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