Sideshow alley was popular again this year at the St John’s School bazaar with school parent Lauren Lamond kept busy on the plaster stall. The school’s biggest fundraiser was held on Friday night in the school grounds and was very well attended.
Explorer Matthew Flinders’ equipment list and a portrait of Bungaree, the first Australian to circumnavigate the continent with Flinders, are among the extraordinary items from the State Library’s collection that will be on display in Cobar today. State Librarian John Vallance said it was great that these rare pieces of […]
The David Peachey and Russell Richardson football gala day was held in Cobar last Wednesday. Cobar hosted the Peachey Shield (Year 5 and 6) and Richardson Cup (Years 3 and 4) matches at Ward Oval. The St John’s School Year 5/6 team won their three pool games against Nyngan Public […]
St John’s School students and staff participated in a school Clean Up Australia Day on Friday, tidying around the school grounds and outside boundary areas. The day was also a learning opportunity led by the school’s Stage 3 Environmental Group. Students learnt about the impacts of rubbish on their environment […]
The Cobar community has this past week farewelled Sr Trish Vagg who is returning to Ballarat following her retirement. A Sisters of Mercy nun, Sr Trish came to serve the St Lawrence O’Toole Catholic parish in Cobar 11 years ago. In addition to her church duties (and in the absence […]
Team McAuley were big winners in St John’s School annual swimming carnival held earlier this month at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. McAuley finished with 1,097 points to win over MacKillop on 786. Milla Davey claimed the Junior Girl Champion title with Alexis Ah-See the runner-up. Nate Martin was the […]
Cobar schools and community members banded together on Friday to send a clear message that bullying is not okay. The event at Ward Oval on Friday morning was organised by the Cobar Mental Health Network Group in support of the 8th National Day of Action against bullying and violence with […]