Pre­mier helps school cel­e­brate

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HUNTINGDALE Pri­mary School stu­dents cel­e­brated their 40th birth­day in style with a visit from State Pre­mier Mark McGowan.

The Pre­mier vis­ited the school to help them cel­e­brate their 40th an­niver­sary and also ‘re-opened’ the school by pre­sent­ing them with the re­brassed orig­i­nal school plaque.

The school rolled out the wel­come mat for the pre­mier and treated him to per­for­mances by the WA Po­lice Pipe Band and the choir. Mr McGowan spoke

the stu­dents at an to as­sem­bly about his mother, who was a teacher, and stressed the im­por­tance of ed­u­ca­tion.

Huntingdale Pri­mary School prin­ci­pal Edd Black said the cel­e­bra­tion, with a pipe band and the pre­mier, re­flected the school’s ini­tial open­ing.

Pic­ture: Kelly Pil­grim-Byrne

Sam Pil­grim-Byrne with Erik the Story Dog and John Wol­las­ton stu­dent Lach­lan By­d­der.

Pic­ture: Jon Hew­son d475629

Pre­mier Mark McGowan at Huntingdale Pri­mary School’s big day.

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