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Room boom for schools

Two Wyndham schools will each receive a new double-storey relocatable building next year thanks to the state government. Tarneit MP Sarah Connolly last week announced...

The NAPLAN advantage

Schools located in Australia’s more advantaged areas tend to do better in NAPLAN testing than schools in disadvantaged suburbs and towns, according to a...

Werribee school shines in VCE

A select-entry government school has topped the list of Wyndham’s best-performing schools for VCE results. Suzanne Cory High School in Werribee boasts a median VCE...

New portable classroom for Truganina

The state government has announced $947,000 funding to provide Truganina P-9 College with a double-storey portable classroom. Tarneit MP Telmo Languiller, who made the announcement...

Salute to supervisors

Four Wyndham crossing supervisors have been recognised for the joy they bring to children and parents. Jean Norris and Rosie Smith have notched up a...

Point Cook cops station funding

A new police station at Point Cook is a step closer after the state government allocated funds to search for and acquire land in...

New Tarneit school rises to big occasion

The first day of primary school is a big deal –even more so when it’s the first day for students and the school alike. Tarneit...

Thomas Carr College plans $8 million expansion

Thomas Carr College is getting an upgrade. The school has lodged plans for an $8 million expansion that, if approved, will include a double-storey VCE...

Werribee branches out

Children from five Wyndham primary schools are bringing their own brand of hand-painted Christmas magic to the Werribee town centre. Students from Baden Powell College,...

Racing ahead in schools

A group of “driven” students from three Wyndham schools participated in the inaugural F1 Dow Cup grand final on Thursday. Grade 5 and 6 pupils...

Schools shortfall now ‘desperate’

Wyndham is in “desperate need” of new schools and kindergartens to cope with a booming population, according to Wyndham council. Learning city portfolio holder Cr...

Major upgrade for Tarneit schools

The state government has announced the construction of an $11.6 million upgrade at Tarneit Senior College, which will include an auditorium and theatrette. On Tuesday,...

Council winds up teen jabs

Wyndham council has vaccinated more than 7000 teenagers against the deadly meningococcal W disease, under a program funded by the state government. Wyndham’s family friendly...

Schools violence shock

Violent assaults by students, weapons being brought into playgrounds and the threatening of staff are being reported by Wyndham schools. A Freedom of Information request...

Carranballac College celebrates Diversity Day

Carranballac P-9 College’s two Point Cook campuses came together for the first time recently to celebrate a cultural melting pot full of experiences. Traditional Bollywood...

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Werribee driver caught in Melton

A 27-year-old Werribee man was arrested after he was allegedly seen driving at speeds of up to 150km/h. Police said a Holden Commodore was allegedly...