Burnie High School

High school students in sync with study

DUX:  Burnie High School students Amy Hicks, Riley Kirkland and Olivia Ollington have been awarded dux for their academic achievement in grade 10. Picture:  Imogen Elliott, The Advocate.

THREE students have been awarded dux of Burnie High School for achieving similar academic success.

About 167 grade 10 students took part in an end-of-year ceremony at the Burnie Arts and Function centre on Wednesday.

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Story by Imogen Elliott, The Advocate

Burnie High School Grade 10 Dinner

Burnie High School Grade 10 Dinner | pictures, photos.  

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Photos by Cordell Richardson, The Advocate. 

DP World visit to Burnie High School

DP WORLD visit Burnie High School

ON Wednesday October 26 DP World executive team including CEO Paul Scurrah and National Operations Manager Brian Gillespie visited Burnie High School to attend a presentation by the 6 students who were successful in their applications to visit DP World Swanson West Terminal in Melbourne.  The following quote is feedback from DP World Executive Assistant Steph Silva regarding the students' presentation, "Seriously - everyone was just floored with the presentation - it was an amazing effort!  Please thank the students for working so hard on this in such a short time and also a huge thanks for the delicious chocolates.  Both Mitch and I were so humbled for the kind words at the presentation - it's been so rewarding meeting and working with Burnie High - unique, heartwarming and very special."

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Grade 10 art gallery aims to inspire

LOTS TO SEE:  Burnie High School grade 8 students Amber Hodgetts and Ashley Cumming admire some of the artwork in the gallery.  Picture:  Patrick Fahy, The Advocate.

A SHOWCASE of some of the best artwork from grade 10 students is now on display at Burnie High School.

Their work is currently on display in gallery 58 and has been viewed by students from other year groups and is also open to parents to visit during school hours. 

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Story by Patrick Fahy, The Advocate

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.

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Story by Patrick Fahy, The Advocate

Bourn to compete in national tournament

BIG PLANS: Arnaka Bourn has been selected to compete at the December Showdown for 2016.  Picture: Cordell Richardson.

ARNAKA Bourn has ambitions to play tennis professionally.

The 14-year-old from Burnie has taken another big step towards her dream after gaining entry into one of the country's toughest tournaments from this weekend.

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Story by Camron Slessor, 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. 

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Story by Patrick Fahy, The Advocate


Students on fast track to career options

OPTIONS:  Burnie High School student Mackenzie Maclaine-Cross at Careers on Wheels with Chelsea Bell, Sherrie Jaffray, Lauren Clarke and Tom O'Malley of the Cradle Coast Authority.  Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

STUDENTS at Burnie High School were on the fast track to options for their future at the Beacon Foundation's Careers on Wheels event this week.  

Beacon Foundation's business engagement manager for North West Tasmania, Rosemary Fishwick, said almost 30 businesses and organisations were part of the first Careers on Wheels event for Burnie High, with each group bringing a car to school grounds and giving advice and information.

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Story by Luke Sayer, 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.

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Story by Baz Ruddick, The Advocate



They were remembered

LEST WE FORGET: Burnie RSL president Frank Mckechnie with Burnie High School leaders Mason Waller and Amy Hicks. Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

VETERANS, school children, RSL members, local dignitaries and other members of the community gathered in numbers to pay their respects at Remembrance Day services across the Northwest on Friday. 

The day commemorated the 98th anniversary of the signing of The Armistice in 1918, signalling the end of World War I.

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Story by Patrick Fahy, 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.

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Story by Patrick Fahy, The Advocate