Burnie High School

Special opportunity for school leaders

THANK YOU: Burnie High School SRC co-president Mason Waller is presented an appreciation medallion by the Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove as his classmates look on. Picture: Patrick Fahy, The Advocate.

THERE was plenty of excitement around Burnie High School last Tuesday as students had a meet and greet with the Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove.

School leaders Mason Waller and Olivia Ollington were given the task of being official tour guides for the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Patrick Fahy, The Advocate

Burnie High photographers capture all the Burnie Ten action

BEHIND THE CAMERA: Burnie High School photographers Tasma Reece and Claire Arnold, both 16, with their cameras in hand at the finish line of the Burnie Ten. Picture: Patrick Fahy, The Advocate.

BY the time the final entrants had crossed the finish line in Sunday's Burnie Ten, Claire Arnold and Tasma Reece had more than 3000 photos on their cameras. 

The Burnie High School students volunteered to be there at the finish line to capture the moment every runner finished. 

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Patrick Fahy, The Advocate

 

Online portal supports sexuality and relationship education

TRIED AND TESTED INFORMATION:  Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff and Family Planning Tasmania chief executive officer Cedric Manen at the launch of the portal at Burnie High School. Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

THE formative years of adulthood can be confusing enough without throwing sexuality and relationships into the mix.

A new Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) portal launched by Family Planning Tasmania will ensure all Tasmanian educators have access to "tried and tested" resources to engage and educate students about positive relationships and sexuality.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Baz Ruddick, The Advocate 

Photo finish at the Burnie Ten

AT THE READY: Burnie High School grade 10 student Tasma Reece will be one of the students taking photos from the finish line of the B&E Burnie Ten. Picture: Supplied

ANYONE who has ever tried to catch the movement of sport in still image will give testament to its tricky nature. 

A group of four Burnie High School photography students will be standing at the finish line with steady hands and trigger fingers waiting to catch all the magic from the finish line.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Baz Ruddick, The Advocate

 

 

Burnie High School centenary | interactive

Were you a student at Burnie High School?

THE ADVOCATE want to set up a virtual year book and to do so they want to hear from former/current students.

For further information click here.

Story by Jonathan Mallinson, The Advocate

Expo showcases school farm

FARM LIFE: Grade 10 Burnie High School students Maddy Ralston, Sophie Targett and Abbi O'Connor with Florence the alpaca and Marjorie the chicken. Picture: Brodie Weeding

ANIMALS, plants, produce, music, artwork, food and other attractions will feature at the Burnie High School Garden and Art Expo on Saturday.

This years' expo will also include tours of the school farm with Produce to the People to be involved for the first time.  The farm tours will be at 10am and 12pm, with the expo to run from 9.30am to 4pm.

Read the full story on The Advocate website

Story by Patrick Fahy, The Advocate

Burnie High School through the years gallery

BURNIE HIGH SCHOOL through the years gallery

CLICK HERE to view The Advocate Burnie High School through the years gallery.

Burnie High School 100th Anniversary Dinner

Burnie High School 100th Anniversary Dinner at Burnie Arts & Function Centre. Pictures: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

TO view the Burnie High School 100th Anniversary Dinner pictures click here.

 

 

Burnie to the big screen

GRATITUDE:  Filmmaker Craig Leeson returned to Burnie High School on Thursday to share his story with current students at the school's centenary assembly.  Picture:  Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

ON THURSDAY morning, Craig Leeson should have been at the premiere of the film he has worked on for the past seven years. 

Instead, the acclaimed filmmaker was delivering an address to a packed gymnasium at Burnie High School.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Kathryn Bermingham, The Advocate

Centenary fun at gala

GALA: Sarah Fry, of Launceston, and Jacqui Smith, of Burnie, attended the Centenary Gala Event at Burnie High School. Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

PAST and present students and teachers came together for a gala event to continue the centenary celebrations at Burnie High School on Saturday night.

Assistant Principal Jeremy Norton said the night was a great success and enjoyed by all. 

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Elanor Watt, The Advocate

Burnie High drama talent showcase

PLENTY OF LAUGHS:  Burnie High School drama students Max Williams, Charlotte Austin-Lund, Maeve Grieve and Luke Groves during final rehearsals ahead of Tuesday's opening show.  Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

TWO productions are better than one at the Burnie High School's Centenary Drama Event. 

To commemorate success and talent within the performing arts at Burnie High School, two small scale productions will be on show across the following weeks. 

Burnie High School performing Arts  Coordinator Ben Lohrey said that due to excessive numbers this year they decided to develop two productions instead of one, not necessarily with a centennial theme.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Elanor Watt, The Advocate

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