The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from February 29, 2012

A Voice for the Students; Working to Achieve Their Goals
FOR Joshua Kingsford, being college captain of St Mary's Catholic College is a great opportunity to help the younger students achieve a posi- tive high school experience; parti- cularly the Year 7 students. Joshua, along with Tierny Silver, Alice...
From Busker to Bluesfest; Mick McHugh Gets the Call-Up
Byline: Rebecca Lollback & Cassandra Tobin Reporters MUSICIANS dream of performing at internationally renowned events like Bluesfest. That's why Mick McHugh of Eureka is so excited. He is part of a strong contingent of local performers...
Heartbreak of Forced Adoption; Girls Were Bullied and Drugged into Giving Up Babies
Byline: Jem Wilson Reporter A NORTH Coast adoption activist hopes a national inquiry into forced adoptions will bring more support for women who have suffered the heartbreak of losing a child. The long-awaited senate inquiry into forced adoptions...
He's Turning 20 Today; Snow May Have Been around for 80 Years, but He Stays Young
Byline: Paul Appelkamp Reporter Leap Year Facts The earth rotates slightly more than 365 times a year Leap years re-synchronise the calendar with the earth's rotation Leap years have been around for 2000 years Folklore states a woman...
Pattinson Back to Put Brake on Lankans
CRICKET: Test tyro James Pattinson has returned from injury into Australia's one-day squad as the national side seeks ways to rein in Sri Lanka's batsmen. Captain Michael Clarke is also expected to return from a back injury for Friday's MCG encounter...
Pennants Set to Light Up; Focus on Ballina's Hunt for Fourth Straight Crown
Byline: BOWLS NEWS jimbrigg@optusnet.com.au PENNANTS under lights. Northern Rivers district delegates have decided this first-time innovation will apply during daylight saving for the season that starts on Saturday. Scheduled Saturday afternoon...
Pupils and Teachers Work Together; Peer Support Program Provides Academic Experience
THE first thing that stands out upon entering Kadina High School is the strong relationships formed between staff and students. These strong relationships created with the students encourage each individual to excel in their education and reach...
Putting Work in the Picture; School Starts Vocational Learning Program
Byline: Traci Williams Reporter BYRON Bay High School's new Vocational Learning Program introduced at the school this year is proving a popular choice among Year 10 students and its success could mean that many local youth may stay in our community...
Random Attack Was for Sake of Violence
ROB Moon woke up in hospital battered and bruised thinking he must have had one almighty stack on his pushbike. Maybe it was the concussion, but as the week went on he kept having these weird dreams about being attacked by two guys with a skateboard...
Shark on Football Field as Art Takes Up Sport
Byline: Jennie Dell Reporter USING sculpture to create a meeting place between art and sport is the brainchild of Bangalow sculpture walk curator, Dev Lengjel. In the fruition of a three-year plan, Mr Lengjel was at the Bangalow sports field...
Socceroos Skipper Promises No Let-Up
FOOTBALL: Socceroos captain Lucas Neill says if Australia reaches the 2014 World Cup, it will be more satisfying than the 2010 qualifying campaign because it is harder this time. The Socceroos meet Saudi Arabia in a qualifier at Melbourne's AAMI...
The Wright Stuff
Byline: GREG DANVERS and MITCHELL CRAIG THE Wright siblings have taken a stranglehold on the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Gold Coast at the opening event on the 2012 men's and women's ASP World Championship tours at Snapper Rocks. Lennox Head's Tyler...
Trinity Pair Are Shining Lights; Captains Work with Teachers on Core Values
AMELIA Telford and Damian Gill of Trinity Catholic College are both shining examples of what school captains should be, with the pair getting stuck into all the extra-curricular acti- vities plus more. C[pounds sterling]It's given us a feel for...
Women Gear Up for Big Clothes Swap; Refresh Your Wardrobe for Just $10
Byline: SCOTT HARLUM Casino reporter Kyogle giant clothes swap What: First annual Kyogle Giant Clothes Swap When: 6pm, Saturday, March 10. Where: Kyogle Memorial Institute Hall, Stratheden St. Why: All proceeds donated to Eden Creek...