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A New Community Service Opportunity for Senior School Students

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Expressions of interest: Junortoun Community Action Group The Junortoun Community Action Group (JCAG) is an independently run volunteer association representing the residents and community of Junortoun. They are currently seeking two bright young students with a love of English and a passion for community service, from years 10 and 11 (2019), to take on two…

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Ceberano Fine Tunes With Orchestra

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Australian pop legend, Kate Ceberano, will rehearse for the annual Forever Young Rock Choir concert with the Girton Grammar String Orchestra and Jazz Band in preparation for the massive annual performance at Ulumbarra theatre on 20th September 2018. With 24 albums spanning a 35-year career, Kate Ceberano possesses one of the great voices of her…

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Joining the Foodshare Effort

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A large donation of non-perishable food along with money raised from a lunchtime barbeque were recently donated by Girton Grammar School to Bendigo Foodshare, a not-for-profit organisation that sources and donates food to relief agencies and schools. Mr Matthew Maruff, said that Community Service is highly valued and strongly encouraged at the school. “Our students…

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Lion’s Recycle for Sight: Glasses Needed

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“I paid a fortune for these!” “I don’t want to see these go to waste.” “I hope someone can gets some use from these” Sight, being able to see, is something that many of use take for granted. For us who experience problems with our sight, we simply visit an optometrist and buy a new…

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Bendigo gets ready to walk for RSPCA Victoria

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Student volunteers from Girton Grammar School are preparing to help stage the RSPCA Million Paws Walk that will take place at Lake Weeroona from 8.30am on Sunday May 20. The RSPCA Million Paws Walk is the animal welfare charity’s biggest fundraising event and will be held simultaneously around Australia, with different locations across Victoria. Headmaster…

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Hard earned adventure

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Carina Griffin is one of 29 young adventurers from Girton Grammar School, currently fundraising for a four-week trip to India where the group will undertake projects to support local communities. Carina and her peers will travel to India as part of a World Challenge expedition, leaving on the 23rd of June.  The students are expected…

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ANZAC Day Service Times and Venues

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Bendigo Dawn Service – 6.00 am Meet at Rosalind Park Piazza (paved area in park near Fountain Traffic lights) at 5.45 am. Bendigo Morning Service – 11.00 am Meet at Rosalind Park Piazza (paved area in park near Fountain Traffic lights) at 10.20 am Castlemaine Dawn Service – 6.00 am Meet at the Cenotaph in…

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Congratulations Patrick and Jasmine Eddy

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Patrick Eddy (10 Jenkin) and Jasmine Eddy (8 Jenkin) recently competed at the Junior Track National Championships as part of the Victorian team. Patrick and Jasmine achieved some outstanding results and must be congratulated for their fine performances. Patrick, Jasmine and Alessia were part of a very strong Victoria team taking out 21 gold medals/35…

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