Mark Walton together with the Café Latte orchestra visited Coonabarabran High School on Wednesday 10 April. Mark has been teaching nine students via Skype every Monday, Wednesday and Friday since last year and on Wednesday, the students had the first opportunity this year to have a face-to-face lesson with Mark. The students – Megan Hain, Ellah Bowmaker, Olivia Meier, Monique Bragg, Sam Pickette, Declan Eshman, Riley Fleming, Caleb Smith and Alexander McWhirter – each had an individual lesson with Mark.
Another Feast of Words had come to a close at Coonabarabran High School, with the final sessions taking place on Friday afternoon. This year we had a total of five presenters, who all added to the legacy of wonderful words floating around the place, continuing a tradition which began in 2011.
The 50 word novel competition was again a success with most students and many teachers working on this year’s theme, silver. Each year we select two entries from the junior school (Years 7, 8 ,9) and the senior school (Year 10, 11, 12), one highly commended and one overall winner. The results of this year’s 50 word novel competition are: