Burnie High School

Dream of providing hope sails on

A DIFFERENT TYPE OF CLASSROOM: Burnie High teacher and Ulverstone resident, Carly Banfield (right) recently visited Vanuatu. Photo: Supplied.

SPENDING time in Vanuatu is something many would find relaxing and a chance to recharge the batteries.

For Ulverstone resident and Burnie High School teacher Carly Banfield her time in the country was spent volunteering at local schools. 

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Story by Lara Hay, The Advocate

Burnie City Eisteddfod Day 3 | gallery

EISTEDDFOD Day 3: Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

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Burnie teachers get the slip

CHILLED: Burnie High teacher Kade Munday gets into the ice bath as students look on. Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

BURNIE High School students have sent shivers down the spine of their teachers in a bid to support Motor Neurone Disease research.

Individual grade groups raised a total of $900 to contribute to MND support and research.

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Story by Imogen Elliott, The Advocate

Burnie eisteddfod winners

CENTRE STAGE: Ashley Cumming and Amber Hodgetts in the grade 9 character duologue category. Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

DAY three of the Burnie Eisteddfod kicked off with colourful drama performances from grade 9 students involving bumbling detectives and annoying train passengers. 

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Story by Sarah Lansdown, The Advocate

Leos Club gives young woman the courage to roar about ADHD

STRUGGLE TO SUCCESS: Alyssa Bryan, 16, was the only Tasmanian to receive the Leo Award of Honour. Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

THERE was not a dry eye in the audience when Alyssa Bryan finished her speech as part of the Leo Young Person of the Year Awards in Hobart last month. 

Miss Bryan, 16, spoke about how she came through her struggles with ADHD and bullying with a smile on her face. 

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Story by Sarah Lansdown, The Advocate

Burnie City Eisteddfod Day 2 | gallery

EISTEDDFOD Day 2: Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

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Pictures: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate

Rural Clinical School hosts sessions for High School pupils

Tested: Burnie High School student Taylah Williams with medical student Kavita Dilip at a blood testing station at the Rural Clinical School.  Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

THE detective skills of grade 10 pupils have been put to the test at Burnie's Rural Clinical School for medicine. 

About 60 pupils from schools across the North-West Coast participated in activity sessions at North West Regional Hospital on Tuesday.

Burnie High School student Jayda Maguire took part in a Sherlock Holmes themed exercise, where pupils were tasked with listing the symptoms of a fictional patient and pinpointing their health issues. 

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Story by Imogen Elliott, The Advocate

Burnie eisteddfod results

ONE DUTY: Jennifer Stitz and Luka Starick take on the role of police women in the character duologue. 

 

WELL READ: Miranda Burns takes part in the grade 7 and 8 impromptu reading category on the second day of the Burnie City Eisteddfod. Pictures: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

HIGH School students took centre stage on day two of Burnie City Eisteddfod. 

Events included improvisation, novel reading and duologues. 

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Story by Lachlan Bennett, The Advocate

 

 

Burnie High scores silver

SILVER STARS: Burnie High School's Zane Adams, Sam Neasey and Evan Ling test their engineering skills in the bridge building challenge at the Science and Engineering Challenge state finals. Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

BURNIE High School has been named second best in Tasmania at the state finals of the Science and Engineering Challenge. 

The competition requires teams of students to problem solve and undertake construction projects that utilise science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) skills.

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Story by Lachlan Bennett, The Advocate

Cans, plans for Produce to the People

CAN COLLECTION: Burnie High School grade 8 students Chloe Short and Acacia Dunbar-Ogston show donations for Produce to the People. Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

MORE than 300 cans of food have been donated to Produce to the People thanks to the efforts of grade 8 students at Burnie High School.

Classes in grade 8 competed to see which could bring in the most donations to be used in Produce to the People's free food hub.

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Story by Lachlan Bennett, The Advocate

Student battle of brains

BRAIN BATTLE: Boris Mrgic, Jordy Lyons and Ryan Bentley from Burnie High build a "Mars rover" that can travel over rough terrain as part of the Science and Engineering challenge. Picture: Neil Richardson, The Advocate.

MASON Wright of Devonport High School spent Wednesday designing and constructing a catapult, but not because he intended to cause mischief.

The grade 10 student was part of the Science and Engineering Challenge, a national competition where teams solve problems and undertake educational construction activities.

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Story by Lachlan Bennett, The Advocate

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