CHS students invited to take part in a mentoring program

Cobar High School (CHS) students had the opportunity last Wednesday to take part in a mentoring program that aims to give Indigenous high school students the skills and confidence to finish school and transi-tion into university, further education or employment. AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience) is a dynamic mentoring program […]


Students join the police line-up

Cobar High School’s Stage 5 Commerce class and their teacher Krystie Neale, visited the Cobar Police Station last week. The class is currently studying the topic of Law in Action and learning about laws and the rights and responsibilities of young people. Cobar Police Constable Tony Martin gave students an […]


CHS girls encouraged to try a trade

Cobar High School’s (CHS) female students were able to take part in a hands-on “tradie” experience last Thursday in a SALT (Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen) workshop. The SALT program is supported by the Australian Government’s National Careers Institute. Program coordinator Fi Shewring said the workshops are aimed at encouraging girls […]


New and familiar faces join CHS

Cobar High School has two new faces and also two familiar ones joining the staff this year. At back are new teachers Chris Johnson and John Clarke and at front are local residents, Elsa Mitchell and Amy Thompson, who have joined the school’s Student Learning and Support team. Chris will […]

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Staff welcomed back

While there are no new additions to the staff at St John’s School this year, the school however has welcomed back teachers Roslyn Lancaster (at left) and Jessica Fugar (at right) from maternity leave, along with Gabrielle Newton (centre) who is returning to full time class teaching.


Mitchell is Dux of the school

Year 12 student Mitchell Chaplain was named Cobar High School’s 2021 Dux of the Year collecting the school’s overall award for academic achievement. Mitchell also earned the University of Newcastle Year 12 Award for Academic Excellence; the Ampol Award for Best All Rounder in the Senior School and the Roy […]