Our Newshounds celebrated

The eighth annual Castlemaine Mail/DON KR Castlemaine Newshounds awards were held at the Castlemaine Library foyer last Saturday December 16. 

Students campaigning for change

Winters Flat Primary School students Georgie (Grade 6) and Aurora (Grade 5) have taken the school's campaign to eradicate plastic fruit stickers a step further, writing to local, state and federal governments calling for a ban.

CSC’s high achievers celebrated

Castlemaine Secondary College was celebrating its high achievers earlier this week as ATAR results were released for the class of 2023.

Climate crisis concert

The School Strike for Climate group from Castlemaine Secondary College will be hosting a concert on Saturday November 11 at The Goods...

Wheelchairs for Kids

Three local primary schools have taken part in a series of wheelchair races to raise funds to provide wheelchairs to children living in impoverished communities around the world.

Chewton Primary School celebrates 150 years

Chewton Primary School is celebrating its 150th anniversary this Sunday starting with a parade along Hunter Street.

School’s “Wellbeing Garden” officially opened

The Wellbeing Garden has been designed as an inclusive space that allow students an opportunity for mindful reflection in an outdoor setting.

Critical fundraising for Castlemaine Primary School

The deteriorating playground at Castlemaine Primary School has long been in desperate need of upgrades, but despite the school's attempts to obtain...

Education cuts to hit most vulnerable students

Northern Victoria Region Nationals MP Gaelle Broad and Liberal MP Wendy Lovell invited Shadow Minister for Education Matthew Bach to visit schools in Castlemaine and Bendigo last Thursday to highlight issues impacting local students.

Old-fashioned fun for school anniversary celebrations

Teachers and students at Maldon Primary School celebrated the 150th anniversary of the school this week with a day of old-fashioned fun.

Local schools win sustainability awards

Two local schools have been recognised at the ResourceSmart Schools Award held in Melbourne last week for their amazing sustainability work. Chewton...

South Castlemaine Kinder celebrates 50 years

The South Castlemaine Kindergarten celebrated their 50th anniversary with a special event at the Etty Street centre on Tuesday afternoon.