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Students get a taste of the workforce (11-Dec-12) [Read
A fortnight ago marked the second round of work experience for the Year 10 students of Bingara Central School. Work experience is an opportunity for them to enter the workforce for a week in order to help decide on a future career path. It can also provide excellent insight into particular job roles they are interested in.
First stop Canberra for Bingara’s new school bus (10-Dec-12) [Read
The first excursion for Bingara Central School using its new 12 seater bus will be to Canberra where Year 9 history students will undertake research at the National War Memorial.
Central School thespians ready to perform (7-Dec-12) [Read
The Bingara Central School’s infant students are busy practising for their end of year performance on Tuesday, December 18. They are performing ‘Dorothy’s Christmas Wish’ with Year 2 as the main characters. The performers look splendid in their costumes, which have been purchased using funds raised at last year’s performance.
Big River Dreaming Premier thrills audience (15-Aug-12) [Read
The opening night of the school musical ‘Big River Dreaming’ at the Roxy in Bingara on Friday 10th August was a great success with the audience thrilled by the spectacle. The students, some as young as four, through to Year 12 and adult members of the North West Theatre Company combined in a thoroughly entertaining performance of song, music and dance.
Students show pride in Thomson Cup march (9-Aug-12) [Read
Students from Bingara Central School proudly wore their house colours as they took part in the traditional march to start the annual Thomson Cup sports Carnival held on Gwydir Oval last Friday.
Big River Dreaming World Premier THIS FRIDAY. (6-Aug-12) [Read
This coming Friday, August 10 will see Bingara Central School and the North West Theatre Company present the world premiere of Big River Dreaming.
Thomson Cup this Friday (2-Aug-12) [Read
The Bingara Central School’s annual Thomson cup sports carnival will be held this Friday. The day begins with the now traditional and, we believe, unique parade which leaves the school at 8.45am, proceeds along Finch street, up Maitland Street to Cunningham Street, then along Cunningham Street to Gwydir oval where the students take part in a range of athletic events.
Local Legend to be played by young sports star. (16-Jul-12) [Read
Sometimes someone lives within a community whose characteristics or exploits are so unusual that they gain legendary status. In the town of Bingara such a character was High Kicking Kelly. In the up-coming original musical Big River Dreaming, High Kicking Kelly is one of the legendary characters who are immortalised as “larger than life” in the town’s history.
Orange Everywhere! (5-Jul-12) [Read
It wasn't just the trees that sported Orange in Bingara over the weekend. Orange adorned the shop fronts, residents and the myriad of individuals who turned out to participate in one of Bingara's biggest weekends.
Bingara celebrates biggest ever Festival (5-Jul-12) [Read
The Bingara Orange Festival, this year celebrating 150 years of public education in Bingara, was probably the biggest since the festival’s inception. The Festival was officially opened on Saturday morning by Member for Northern Tablelands, Richard Torbay. Aso in attendance were Mayor, John Coulton, and Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, who rode his push bike from Warialda to Bingara for the occasion.
Orange Festival celebrates 150 years of education in Bingara (28-Jun-12) [Read
Bingara Central School’s 150 years celebrations are almost here, and already, former students are making their way back to Bingara to celebrate. There are still a lot of last minute details to be confirmed but with the effort of so many staff and volunteers, Principal, Mark Vale feels confident that everything will come together when needed. Everyone is invited to be a part of each event.
Come and hear the angels sing! (27-Jun-12) [Read
This Friday will be a very special Orange Picking Ceremony in Bingara. It coincides with the 150 year celebration of public education in the town. It will also provide a sneak preview of one of the groups of students who are part of a nearly 150 strong cast in the Gwydir community musical “Big River Dreaming”, having its World Premiere at the Roxy Theatre on August 10, 2012.
Bingara Central School Newsletter: Week 9, Term 2, 2012 (26-Jun-12) [Read
Our 150 years celebrations are almost upon us. There is still a lot of last minute details to be confirmed but with the effort of so many staff and volunteers I feel confident that everything will come together when needed. I would like to remind everyone of the program (attached to the newsletter) and encourage all to be involved. Everyone is invited to be a part of each event.
Big River Dreaming continues to flow! (18-May-12) [Read
Production is well underway for the musical production of Big River Dreaming to be staged at the Roxy Theatre in August. The musical is sung through with the songs and dances telling stories of life on the banks of the Big River known as the Koomar to the Gamilaraay people and the Gwydir after explorer Allan Cunningham.
BINGARA CENTRAL SCHOOL SESQUICENTENARY CELEBRATIONS 3 DAY PROGRAM (17-May-12) [Read
Bingara Central School's 150th (Sesquicentenary) Anniversary Celebrations will be held on Friday 29th June and Saturday 30th June 2012. There is a very full 3 day program.
Registration forms available (23-Feb-12) [Read
People intending to take part in the Bingara Central School 150th anniversary are encouraged to register to give the organisers an idea of how many people to expect to the events. The Sesquicentenary (150th) Anniversary celebrations will be held on Friday June 29, and Saturday June 30.
Bingara Central School 150th Reunion update (14-Feb-12) [Read
As you all know this year is the 150th Anniversary of our school. We are working hard to ensure that the events held on 29th and 30th June will be entertaining and memorable. So far everything is shaping up well.