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Band Link workshops in Narrabri

Eight Coonabarabran High School students attended the annual Band Link workshops and concerts in Narrabri from 3 to 5 December. The students who participated were: Megan Hain (clarinet), Claire Butcher (clarinet), Clover Hippisley (clarinet), Riley Fleming (saxophone), Ellah Bowmaker (clarinet), Shafin Salim (percussion), Monique Bragg (clarinet) and Sophie Bunting (flute).

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D7 performs at Cooinda!

This term the D7 class have been practising tirelessly on their ukuleles and singing in order to participate in a concert for the residents of Cooinda. Students performed several songs on their ukuleles and sang a range of Christmas songs and old time favourites. Students were well received by the audience and staff at Cooinda.
Dedicated Music teacher, Nancy Doolan, accompanied students along with SLSO Vanessa Houley and Narelle Pfieffer, who drove the bus.
The students are now known as ‘The Rising Stars’. Not only have they performed at Cooinda, but they have also participated in a show case concert at the High School in Term 3. Students have shown great enthusiasm and will continue to learn new songs in the New Year.

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CHS ME celebration!

CHS ME 2019 celebrated some very positive relationships between students and the community with a delicious Christmas dinner at the Acacia. On Thursday 5th December, mentors, students and some members of staff attended the dinner. The evening was a success. Many students will be seeing their mentors during the holidays for fun activities like hiking and cooking. Thank you to all staff and mentors who assisted in making the program possible. Also, a special thank you to the Acacia for a lovely meal enjoyed by all.

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