News

Preparations start for 50th anni

READY TO CELEBRATE: Glynis Nicolson, Carolyn Considine, Larraine Biggs, Rob Nicholls and Carol Davies have already begun preparations for Proserpine State High School's 50th Anniversary next year. photo contributed
READY TO CELEBRATE: Glynis Nicolson, Carolyn Considine, Larraine Biggs, Rob Nicholls and Carol Davies have already begun preparations for Proserpine State High School's 50th Anniversary next year. photo contributed

PREPARATIONS are already underway for Proserpine State High School's 50 year anniversary celebrations in May next year.

First opening in May 1963, the school now has about 1000 staff and students, and will celebrate its half century with an event on Saturday May 4, 2013.

The afternoon will include tours of the school, a showcase of current teaching and learning activities, displays of memorabilia, music by the school students, and a barbeque for all guests.

The committee is expecting plenty of interest from past and present students and staff and is producing a special magazine highlighting the school's 50 year history.

Anyone in the community who has memorabilia which could be used in the magazine or for displays on the day is asked to help out by loaning their items to the school. This could include photos, newspaper clippings, old uniforms, and textbooks, all of which can be dropped to the school office between 8am and 4pm, ensuring they are clearly labelled for a safe return. Items kindly donated or loaned are requested by July 20, 2012 and anyone wanting more information please can contact Carol Davis on 4945 0115 or via email at

cdavi163@eq.edu.au


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Youth of the Year full of smiles

DESERVING: Whitsunday Lions' Betty Wilson, Georgia Summerfield, Youth of the Year Crispian Yeomans, Blake Farmer and Whitsunday Youth of the Year chairman Gloria Demartini at the awards ceremony at the VMR club last night.

Crispian Yeomans was visibly chuffed by his awards

Evening of pure hope

IN MEMORY: Equifest will host a fundraising evening in honour of Billie Kinder.

Equifest supports the Kinder family.

Funnel Bay leaps another step

PROGRESS: Sales consultant Darryl Brewer and Michelle Levett with project manager Christie Leet at Funnel Bay.

Funnel Bay is proceeding at a rapid pace.

Local Partners

5

Get involved with the most popular activities in the Whitsundays.

REVIEW: Under the Gun doco looks at right to bear arms

ARMED: A still from the 2016 documentary film Under the Gun by Stephanie Soechtig.

An in-depth look into America's gun culture.

Messing with your head

MIND BLOWN: What could be weirder than the realisation that we have another completely separate brain and nervous system than the one originating in our heads?

Fascinating connection between your gut and your brain

Sir Elton John coming to Mackay: What you need to know

Sir Elton will come to Mackay and Cairns in September.

Tickets to the concert go on sale on March 14

Buderim dad rejects gay son's emotional plea for second time

Bride and Prejudice: Son’s emotional plea rejected again by unmoved father

What's on the big screen this week

Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller in a scene from the movie T2: Trainspotting.

This week's new releases offer plenty of variety for movie buffs.

REVIEW: Under the Gun doco looks at right to bear arms

ARMED: A still from the 2016 documentary film Under the Gun by Stephanie Soechtig.

An in-depth look into America's gun culture.

Hodges proud to be part of first channel dedicated to NRL

Justin Hodges is gearing up for his new gig on Fox League.

Footy star hopes to provide a voice for players on new NRL channel

Furious Price wants to quit I'm a Celeb after clash with Keira

Steve Price has threatened to quit the jungle.

Will camp ration clash with Keira cause Steve to call it quits?

Novel with lots of heart

The romance in A Quiet Kind of Thunder was only one of the joys of the book.

Book proves to be a gem with layers

A Whitsundays honeymoon for TV star

LOVED UP: Former Home and Away star Esther Anderson and her new husband Howard Moggs in the Whitsundays.

A former Home and Away star has hit up the Whitsundays

$140k damage: landlord says property trashed, contaminated

He had what he calls "the tenants from hell"

Submarine, buses and 3000 tyres removed in $100K clean up

The list of things removed from this property is beyond astonishing

Popular island resort sells to loaded international investor

OUR PICK: Chris Foey's colourful shot of one of Gladstone's great tourism hot spots, Heron Island.

International investor snaps up piece of Gladstone paradise.

Expert: Why renters, home buyers may struggle

Matusik Property Insights director Michael Matusik.

What's next for the city's housing market

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!