From Little Things Big Things Grow

Year 11 Stars from Thuringowa State High School in Townsville had a brilliant time during their camp at Bowen.

The visited a farm that produces seed for other growers, a farm growing corn for supermarket sale, and the only all-female-run farm in the district.READ MORE

Trip to Ancient Kakadu

Excellent attendance and a great attitude at school led to some Year 11 Stars from Casuarina Senior College in Darwin being taken on a camp to the spectacular Kakadu National Park recently.


Art Stars of the Future

Stars is proud to have some amazingly talented artists among its students!

A range of truly beautiful artworks created by Stars students at Haileybury Rendall School (HRS) in Darwin featured in a joint exhibition with Clontarf students recently.


Stars Making History

Casuarina Senior School Stars were thrilled to play off in one of the curtain-raiser games before the NRL Parramatta Eels vs Cowboys game in Darwin over the weekend.

The girls made history by playing in the very first Under 16s girls Rugby League Eels Cup, winning 52 to 4 against MacKillop.


Good Tukka

As part of the Healthy Lifestyles pillar of the Stars plan, our girls at Thuringowa State High School in Townsville completed an eight-week cooking and nutrition program, Tukka Tools, provided by Diabetes Queensland.

Tukka Tools was adapted from the Need for Feed program by the Cape York Health Council and is specifically designed to suit the needs of Indigenous high school students in Queensland.


Working on Wellbeing at Katherine Gorge

Year 12 Stars from Katherine High School were taken on an overnight Wellbeing Camp to the stunning Nitmiluk National Park, located on the tradition lands of the Jawoyn people.

The girls set up camp at the Ngangang Youth camping grounds before venturing out on a sunset hike to Baruewi Lookout at the western end of the ruggedly beautiful Katherine Gorge system.


Stars Learn Ancient Art of Weaving

Year 10 Thuringowa Stars learnt the ancient art of basket weaving during a visit from well-known Aboriginal weaver and artist, Shanelle Lenoy.

As part of the Community, Culture and Leadership pillar of the Stars Plan, Shanelle took the girls walking along the banks of the Ross River to collect natural fibres in preparation for weaving.


Stars Sharing Culture and Knowledge

National Reconciliation Week 2018 was celebrated in style at Nhulunbuy High School yesterday, with our Stars hosting a barbeque and opening the program room to the rest of the school.

In keeping with this year’s theme – ‘Don’t Keep History A Mystery’ – the girls worked together to create a display of posters featuring Indigenous stories and facts, as well as works showing the traditional Yolngu names of some of the stunning natural scenery across East Arnhem Land.


Stars Student A Published Author

East Arnhem Super Star, Siena Stubbs (pictured here with her big sister and Yirrkala Stars Mentor, Rosie), held her very first book signing as a published author in Yirrkala recently.

Our Birds – |ilimurru\gu W^yin Malanynha is a beautiful collection of Siena’s photographs of the birds native to her home in East Arnhem Land, with each bird introduced in Siena’s traditional language, Yolngu Matha, as well as English.


Stars Camp on Women’s Health Business

Miyalk (women’s) health business, personal wellbeing and respectful relationships were the focus of a two-day camp attended by our Yirrkala and Nhulunbuy Stars this term.

A range of professionals, and a student teacher from Yirrkala Community Education Centre, joined the girls to share information and encourage discussion about these important issues.


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