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Earlier this week Black Mountain School students proudly shared their Dreamtime Stories with kindergarten kids from O’Connor Cooperative School. The stories were the product of a writing activity which has empowered the students to take ownership of their work and confidently express their ideas. Read the full story:

What a busy term it has been in ACT public schools! With Term 4 just around the corner, there are exciting milestones like final assessments, end of year performances, graduations, formals and more yet to come. Our #photooftheweek comes from O'Connor Cooperative School - An ACT Government Early Childhood School and is a reminder that no matter how busy life gets, it’s always important to have a little fun! Have a safe and restful school holidays – you have all earned it. We’ll see you all again on Monday 12 October for the first day of Term 4!