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35 schools, three huge nights: Dance Fest is back for 2018

35 schools, three huge nights: Dance Fest is back for 2018

"For most students, this has been months and months in the making, and then that moment arrives - it's magic."

  • by Bree Winchester

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Heading south: WA leavers turn their backs on getting 'blotto at Rotto'

Heading south: WA leavers turn their backs on getting 'blotto at Rotto'

The class of 2018 is hitting the road and ditching the ferry as Rottnest Island looks like being virtually abandoned for Leavers' Week.

  • by Ryan Johnson
Students' vision for a calm school of the future brings room to tears
Innovation

Students' vision for a calm school of the future brings room to tears

Carenne School in Bathurst had everyone in tears when it won a new competition for NSW public schools with its fix for stress, anxiety and depression.

  • by Julie Power
Are you still in the zone for Qld’s most popular state high school?
Brisbane

Are you still in the zone for Qld’s most popular state high school?

New maps for Brisbane State High reveal the intake zone could be slashed by 25 per cent.

  • by Alison Brown
Making kids do 'traditional' sport is a big mistake
Opinion
Opinion

Making kids do 'traditional' sport is a big mistake

Consider what physical activity many adults choose to participate in – walking, cycling, yoga, dancing, gym – and offer those instead.

  • by Nicola Philp
Brisbane school that ordered boy to shave forced to change policy
Brisbane

Brisbane school that ordered boy to shave forced to change policy

Family wins battle to change school policy after student cut himself.

  • by Alison Brown
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Gold Coast school goes into lockdown twice in one day
Gold Coast

Gold Coast school goes into lockdown twice in one day

The incident comes about two weeks after bomb and shooting threats were made against a number of schools in the Gold Coast and Brisbane areas.

  • by Christine Flatley
Parents group quits at top private school over tax dispute
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School funding

Parents group quits at top private school over tax dispute

The leadership of one of Sydney’s most expensive private schools is in turmoil after the Parents and Friends Association resigned.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw & Michael Koziol
Gastro forces Brisbane school to close as teachers, students fall ill
Health

Gastro forces Brisbane school to close as teachers, students fall ill

Queensland Health is trying to track down the source of the outbreak, with students and teachers sick after an excursion to Parliament and the law courts.

  • by Tracey Ferrier
South West teen charged with punching school staff member
Courts

South West teen charged with punching school staff member

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with punching a school staff member in Busselton on Wednesday.

Mobile phones, walking, canteens: parents' tricky back to school questions
Education

Mobile phones, walking, canteens: parents' tricky back to school questions

They're the prickly topics that everyone has an opinion on, and we've spoken to parents and academics to see what they think.

  • by Pallavi Singhal