Burnie High School

Sacred Heart wins fourth netball shield

GREEN ON GREEN: Burnie wing attack Gemma Neasey looks to pass in her side's clash with St Patrick's College. Picture: Paul Scambler, The Advocate.

SACRED Heart has continued its dominance of the Tassie Hawks Netball Shield, winning its fourth consecutive title at the Silverdome on Tuesday.

Coming up against fellow division 1 regional champions St Patrick's College and Burnie High School, Sacred Heart won through to the grand final and made light work of St Patrick's, running out 58-23 winners.

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Story by Hamish Geale, The Advocate

Musical comedy with a chill makes stage debut in Tasmania

CHILLING FUN: Members of Burnie High's production of The Snow Queen perform during rehearsals for the show which starts this week. Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

A MUSICAL comedy that puts a quirky twist on a classic fairy tale will have its Tasmanian debut in Burnie this week.

The Snow Queen is produced by Burnie High School and follows a villain intent on creating eternal winter, said director Ben Lohrey.

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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

Home ground advantage

READY: Lachlan Spurr is one of a group of North-West cyclists competing at the Junior National Road Championships. Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

BURNIE'S Lachlan Spurr is hoping "home ground advantage" at the Junior National Road Championships over the weekend will play into his hands.

The 14-year-old is seen as one of the state's best chances of reaching the podium in the under 15 section of the titles, which will feature a time trial at Ulverstone on Friday, road races at Sheffield on Saturday and a criterium at Devonport on Sunday. 

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Story by Alex Fair, 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

Eye on school apprentices

OPPORTUNITY: Burnie High's Joab Philpott is about to start a school-based apprenticeship with Direct Edge engineering supervisor Damien Smith. Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

MONDAY is the start of a new chapter in Joab Philpott's life.

The 16-year-old Burnie High student will commence a school-based apprenticeship with Direct Edge Manufacturing, which he said was a great opportunity.

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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

 

 

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

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

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

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