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Burnie High School 100th Anniversary Dinner

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

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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

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 

Winners set high standard

ELECTRIFYING ELECTROLYTES, with Burnie High School students Madelene Cochrane, Imogen Groves and Simone Eastley, who are investigating if sports drinks have more electrolytes than water or orange juice.  Picture:  Phillip Biggs.

BYE BY BACTERIA, with Burnie High School Grade 7 students Millie Nicholls, Eva Radford and Reese Davis, who are testing to see which household cleaning products kill bacteria efficiently.  Picture:  Phillip Biggs

THE winners have been announced for the 2016 Science Investigation Awards.

More than 400 students from across the North-West entered the competition, held at the UTAS Cradle Coast Campus and Burnie Primary School on Thursday.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

View North West Science Investigation Awards Multimedia Gallery.

Story by Patrick Fahy, 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

Paper clothes on show

PAPER CLOTHING AND MASK COMPETITION: Zoe Mott, 12, Summer Pilkington, 12 and Emily Filluel, 12 of Burnie High School.  Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

BUDDING fashion designers on the North-West have proved paper can be used for a lot more than just writing.

A collection of paper clothing and masks is now on display at Burnie Regional Art Gallery, following the launch of the Paper Clothing and Mask Competition on Friday. 

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

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Burnie High, a trip down memory lane

GALA ACT:  Former student Jaxon Micallef, SRC president Mason Waller, music mentor Scott Mainwaring and music teacher Bronwyn Darvell will perform at the Burnie High School Centenary Gala Event.  Picture:  Brodie Weeding, The Advocate.

THE preparations are under way at Burnie High School for their Centenary Gala Event, which is set to be a night full of laughs and entertainment.

The night will include a musical act, guest speakers and memorabilia.  Music teacher and former student of Burnie High School Bronwyn Darvell says she if looking forward to the event.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Elanor Watt, The Advocate

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

Burnie students win places in short story competition

AWARDS: Summer Scott and Mackenzie Maclaine-Cross of Burnie High School at the awards ceremony in Burnie.

BURNIE High School students were recognised for their writing talents following a competition held by the Society of Women Writers, Tasmania (SWWT).

The short story competition was open to students in grades 7 to 10 from the North-West Coast of Tasmania, and promoted writing, creativity and citizenship with the theme of suffrage.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Patrick Fahy, The Advocate

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