Hervey Bay Independent : Indy 15th January 2015
BUYING TEAM WEAR? Don’t order online or out of town! A brave new world Hervey Bay’s Year 7 students will start high school this year in a move by Education Queensland to bring schools in line with all states and territories, except South Australia. About 300 additional teachers were expected to ease the burden on Queensland’s high schools, some of which have been moved from the primary system while others have been recruited from interstate and overseas. In 2015, more than 90 per cent of all Year 7 students in Australia will be educated in secondary settings. The measure is intended to improve fl agging school results by giving students access to specialised teaching at a FRASER COAST’S ONE STOP SHOP FOR CORPORATE WEAR ONE STOP SHOP FOR TEAM WEAR ONE STOP SHOP FOR CASUAL WEAR ONE STOP SHOP FOR SCHOOL WEAR ONE STOP SHOP FOR SAFETY WEAR 100% LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED WE WON’T BE BEATEN ON PRICE! 92 Beach Rd, Pialba Price Promise Guarantee We will not be beaten on price, we guarantee to beat any competitors price by 10%* 4124 0506 A Trusted Local Face in Hearing Care Take your hearing journey with me! Colleen Campbell Experts in invisible technology Yarrilee State School’s former students Jonny, Connor, Mitchell, Jacka and Jaspa are heading to high school this year. Broadening your horizons The next vintage movie to be screened at Fraser Coast libraries will be Orson Welles’ classic fi lm noir, The Lady from Shanghai. The classic fi lm is based on the novel; If I Die Before I Wake, by Sherwood King. While the fi lm received mixed reviews upon its release, it has since been hailed as a masterpiece by many infl uential critics and writers including David Kehr who declared it “the weirdest, great movie ever made.” In the British Film Institute’s 2012 Sight and Sound poll, six critics each Purchase your A-Lift® treatment program and receive a Nite Firming Essentials Pack! FREE 1/74 Bideford Street, Torquay | Phone 4125 2104 www.skinandwax.com.au 18 / Hervey Bay Independent, January 15, 2015 PLUS! Receive a FREE Foamy Lift (30g), Exoderma Peel (60ml) and a brush & bowl upon redemption of your unique registration code (provided by your therapist with your Essentials Pack.) ranked it one of the 10 greatest fi lms of all time. The fi lm is an imaginative, complicated and unsettling “whodunnit” with many twists and sub-plots. Councillor for Community, Heritage and Family Services, George Seymour, said the fi lm was one that people might not otherwise ever get an opportunity to see. “The libraries are about much more than books,” he said. “We have many different activities including children’s programs, author events, computer classes and of course, vintage fi lm screenings. “The libraries are all about opening doors to new experiences and helping people to pursue their interests. We are always looking at ways to make the libraries more vibrant and engaging community spaces.” The screenings have proven to be very popular. They are free, but bookings are essential. Maryborough Library: Monday, February 2 at 10am, phone 4190 5788. Hervey Bay Library: Wednesday, February 4 at 10am, phone 4197 4220. younger age. Fraser Coast schools will have special Year 7 co-ordinators to help students settle in and to support them throughout the year. They will run orientation and transition programs to make sure students are comfortable and familiar with their new school and the routines of secondary school learning. The change is part of a long-term reform agenda across all levels of schooling. The reforms started with the introduction of the Prep Year in 2007 and an increase in the school starting age by six months in 2008.
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