Monthly Archives: July 2014

Quirindi and Bellingen face-off

Jared Beaman Quirindi High School students have taken on Bellingen High in the annual interschool sporting showdown; the Beau Valley Shield. The competition ran during the final week of term 2, providing an engaging way to lead into the school holidays. “This is the 41st year of the Beau Valley Shield,” said Quirindi High School Principal Meghanne Clarke. “It was set up in the 1970’s by PE...

Early NAIDOC Week celebrations

Jared Beaman NAIDOC Week officially begins on July 6 but local school students have kicked off celebrations already, finishing off the school term in style. On Monday June 23 through to Wednesday 25, Quirindi Public School participated in a range of educational activities to celebrate the culture, history and achievements made by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Starting Monday morning, the School held an opening ceremony which included...