Several years ago, the Experimental Aircraft Association of America began a program to get one million children flying. At present the number is two million flying.
On Sunday five students from Lue Public School flew for the first time. Pilots from the Sydney Recreational Flying Club took the children up in A-22 ‘FoxBat, twin seater aircraft.
Schools Go Pink
Students, teaching staff and community representatives gathered to pool their funds for Pink Up, McGrath Breast Cancer Foundation. “It was great the way all the schools came together to support a great cause,” Organiser Lynette Armitage said.
Jake Mackander was the first recipient of the “Arpy Award” at Rylstone Public School.
The Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) wellbeing program, which is an evidence-based whole school systems approach that addresses academic and social needs of every student.
Jake has worked for twelve months to achieve the certificate. Every student is involved in PBL activities and everyone benefits from their awareness of behaviour.
Rural Fire Service Awards
Mudgee Fire Control hosted awards, for service, to firefighters, in the Cudgegong District, last weekend. Rylstone representatives, Cindi and Danny Jackson, Jeff Moncrieff, and Shane Price received National Medals with clasps. Sam Price and David Innes received Long Service Medals.
The Medals were presented by Troy Grant, Minister of Emergency Services, Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM, Andrew Gee, Federal Member Calare and Superintendent Troy Porter, Cudgegong District and Mid-Western Regional Council representatives.
Wood Chips Flying
There has been a flurry of activity at the Sheep Podium, Rylstone Showground. Wood sculptors from all around the world are fashioning two metre blocks of ribbon gum.
They have ten days to finish their works, to be ready for the Street Feast.
A small grandstand has been erected to cater for spectators. Watching the sculpturing is fascinating and all are welcome to attend.
- Daily Wood Sculpture Symposium Rylstone Showground
- Hill Tops Art Exhibition Opening Friday October 27-29
- Street Feast October 28
- Rylstone Historical Society, Trash and Treasure November 4
- Arebarto Flamenco Group No. 47 Gallery November 18