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Training for school success

Turning up to training takes discipline, commitment and determination – but the results are worth it. School requires the same attention and focus and, like training, the results are worth it.

Year 10 student Thallis is part of the Murri Rugby League Carnival, running from 20 September to 23 September. To participate in the carnival, students need to achieve a 90 per cent school attendance record.

Thallis shares some of his tips for turning up – every day​.

Thallis Halliday interview for Arthur Beetson Murri rugby League Carnival 2017

It's all about belonging and connecting at Eidsvold

What's the secret to Eidsvold State School's increased school attendance? Yumbin. What's Yumbin, you ask? Read more.


Check out the latest instalment in The adventures of Jimmy and Sam the Dog series

The importance of a team effort in achieving school attendance is the main theme in the next animation and comic book in The adventures of Jimmy and Sam the Dog series.

Once again NRL star Sam Thaiday plays Sam the Dog, with a cameo appearance by Johnathan Thurston, plus former Queensland Firebird netballer Beryl Friday. Read more.


What’s the future hold for Jimmy and Sam the Dog?

Ever think you could make up some funny lines for an animation or comic book?

Since the beginning of Term 4, Year 5 and 6 Solid Pathways students have had the opportunity to study the current Every day counts campaign and provide their input. Read more.


Balaclava kicks off its day with animated fun

Balaclava State School is making Every day counts a daily habit – and it’s a habit the entire school is embracing. Read more.

Last updated
19 October 2017