60th year

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Mu­ral marks school mile­stone

Stu­dents at a small school about 85km north of Ger­ald­ton have cel­e­brated the in­sti­tu­tion’s 60th an­niver­sary by team­ing up with a lo­cal artist and paint­ing a mu­ral.

Binnu Pri­mary School and Kur­ra­jong Farm Art’s Jenny Pas­salac­qua de­signed the mu­ral, which de­picts themes of com­mu­nity, home and school in the fore­ground of a Mid West back­drop of blue skies, farms, bush, Hutt River and Murchi­son River.

Each stu­dent also in­cor­po­rated the num­ber 60 on a can­vas with a de­sign and dis­played them at the Northamp­ton Show.

Ac­cord­ing to the WA Ed­u­ca­tion De­part­ment, Binnu Pri­mary School caters for 20 stu­dents.

Year 6 stu­dents Paige Reynolds and Atchea Mal­lard work on the mu­ral at Binnu Pri­mary School.

Year 4 stu­dent Camp­bell Reynolds with Year 3 stu­dent Jai Diepeveen.

Year 4 stu­dents Brooke Simkin and April Mal­lard.

Kin­de­garten stu­dents LeBron Mal­lard and Pippa Car­son.

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