Schools – do you have an awesome P&C? Celebrate the hard work and commitment they bring to your school on Friday May 12 for P&C Day 2017. Check out our website for some celebration ideas!
Schools do you have an awesome PC Celebrate the hard work and

P&C Day

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Kathy Challis
Stxnamy Wardrope
Elspeth Harvey
Schools - submissions for Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art 2017 are now open! These awards recognise and promote excellence in senior visual art education throughout Queensland. Find out how to enter and view key dates on the website. Thanks to our new sponsor QSuper Fund for their support!
Schools submissions for Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art 2017 are

Visual Art Awards

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Congratulations to the 2015 and 2016 Premier’s Anzac Prize winners who participated in the Student Anzac Ceremony at Anzac Square on Monday. They received high praise from His Excellency the Hon Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland for their heartfelt speeches and poems. #AnzacDay #PremiersAnzacPrize Governor of Queensland
Congratulations to the 2015 and 2016 Premiers Anzac Prize winners who participated
Is your school having a review this year? Learn more about the benefits of a priority support review by watching the School Improvement Unit’s latest online video.
Is your school having a review this year Learn more about the

A positive, supportive process – priority support reviews

Since 2015, more than 170 Queensland state schools have benefited from a priority support review. In this video, we speak to some schools about their experie...

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NAPLAN – every student counts! NAPLAN provides a snapshot of how your child is progressing and helps schools identify how education programs are working. So it’s vital that all students get on board and give NAPLAN a go because every student counts. [ Qld.gov.au Link ]
Luke Severn
Jenny Owen
Susan Bateson
Did you know that by taking a minute, you can give a person with autism the time they need? Take a look at this video to help understand autism, the person and the change you can make. #AutismAwarenessMonth Autism Hub - DET Queensland
Did you know that by taking a minute you can give a

Make it Stop.

I’m autistic. And sometimes I get too much information. It’s as if my brain is too crowded – and about to explode. But by taking a minute, you can give an au...

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Tammy Smith
Linda Fisher
Rebecca Toohey
Schools - there is only one month left to nominate for the 2017 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools. Don’t miss the opportunity to highlight the great work your school is doing to improve outcomes for students and potentially share in over $600,000 worth of development grants for your school.
Schools there is only one month left to nominate for the 2017

The 2017 Showcase Award Guidelines

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Today is ‘Thank a Teacher Thursday’! Remember to take a minute to say thank you to the people making a difference. #thankateacher
Today is Thank a Teacher Thursday Remember to take a minute to
Tracy Hopkins
That's RAD Science
Carlee Bailey
Tomorrow is ‘Thank a Teacher Thursday’! Take the time to say thank you to someone who has inspired you to learn. #thankateacher
Tomorrow is Thank a Teacher Thursday Take the time to say thank
Emily Kate
Candice Cross
Melissa Briggs
Schools - there is only one month left to nominate for the 2017 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools. Don’t miss the opportunity to highlight the great work your school is doing to improve outcomes for students and potentially share in over $600,000 worth of development grants for your school.
Schools there is only one month left to nominate for the 2017

The 2017 Showcase Award Guidelines

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Bruce Muller
UPDATE: Queensland state schools impacted by Tropical Cyclone Debbie and flooding are on track to open on the first day of Term 2. The safety of students and staff is our highest priority and there may be restricted areas at some schools where more significant damage has occurred. Contact your Catholic or Independent school or Early Childhood Education and Care service provider (or visit their...
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Emergency Closures Home Page

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Shannan Heycox
We hope everyone is having a relaxing and enjoyable break. See you on Tuesday 18 April for the start of Term 2!
Giselle Adams
Shelby Cannell
Gabrielle Waters
Congratulations to Sharon State School teacher Shontelle Lewis on winning the 2017 LEGO Education Teacher Award for her innovative work in coding and robotics. Shontelle will now present her work at the LEGO Education Symposium 2017 in Billund, Denmark. Awesome work!
Congratulations to Sharon State School teacher Shontelle Lewis on winning the 2017

LEGO Education Teacher Award 2017 Announced

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Zenna Smith
Shirley Cowderoy
Michael Chadbone
Looking for some fun Easter holiday activities for the family? Take a look at what’s happening in your area.
Looking for some fun Easter holiday activities for the family Take a

Easter Holiday Activity Guide

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“That’s one thing I like about teachers – they won’t leave you behind.”
Natalie Arthur
Tahlia Fleming
Bree Beetham
Affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie and need a helping hand? Find out what financial assistance & support services are available.
Affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie and need a helping hand Find out

Community Recovery Grants Portal

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Margaret Congram
MISSING: 15-year-old girl, last seen in Cornubia on April 4. She is described as Caucasian in appearance with a small build, brown eyes and long dark brown hair. If you have an information please contact Policelink on 131 444.
MISSING 15yearold girl last seen in Cornubia on April 4 She is

Missing girl, Cornubia - Queensland Police News

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Stay calm kids! There is a fake announcement doing the social media rounds that school will return on Thursday 13 April. We’d like to assure everyone that this is not the case! Enjoy your break and we’ll see you on Tuesday 18 April.
Stay calm kids There is a fake announcement doing the social media
Wendy Monaghan
Helen Bothwell
Neroli Smith Dobson
April is Autism Awareness Month – a great opportunity to learn more about autism and how we can further improve the educational achievements of students with autism spectrum disorder. Find out more at education.qld.gov.au/autismhub Autism Hub - DET Queensland
Rebecca Toohey
Kat Hal
Ellen McDonald