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Posted on 22 September, 2017

Palmerston Young Writer's Festival 2017

Palmerston Young Writer's Festival 2017

On Friday 1st September, 17 students from the Durack School Writing Group participated in the 2017 Palmerston Young Writers Festival at Palmerston Library. Our young writers were involved in workshops with local authors and worked with students from Gray, Driver and Good Shepherd Primary Schools. Many Durack students also entered the Palmerston Young Writers Competition.

Six Durack School students wrote outstanding pieces and won their category or Palmerston Writers Award. These talented writers received prize money, special certificates and a handshake from one of the many distinguished guests attending the presentation ceremony. They were also invited to read in the evening, alongside the adult authors, in front of the Minister of Education, Eva Lawler. Students who read were an absolute credit to our school. Congratulations to all students who participated in PYWF and PYW Competition 2017!

Palmerston Young Writers Competition 2017

Durack School Award Winners

Zine

Prize Winner Ralph Costelloe

Year 5/6 Poetry

Prize Winner: Summer Watkins

Palmerston Own Writers Award: Amelia Colling

Year 3/4 Story:

Prize Winner: Kaushal Naidu

Palmerston Own Writers Awards: Alicja Uzulin

Historical Writing

Prize Winner: Cody Russell

Palmerston Young Writer's Festival 2017

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Posted on 10 May 2018

School Closure

Dear parents and carers,Durack Primary School has been without water for a number of hours today and as a result we will be closing the school. Outside School Hours Care will also be closed.If you could come and collect your child/children as soon as possible that would be much appreciated. The water…

Posted on 18 March 2018

School Open

Durack School is open from Tuesday 20 March 2018. The canteen will be open. Stay informed by visiting www.SecureNT.nt.gov.au for the latest information.

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