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Hillary Morris was first name out of the box
Gosford, an electorate since 1950
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Sitting Member last on ballot paper
Terrigal voting at Empire Bay, Wagstaffe and Ettalong
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Developer joins calls against non-compliance
New group calls for compliant development
Group urges residents to use on-demand bus
Geoff Melville honoured for 'local achievement'
John Greenway dies after cycling accident
Bikes, shopping trolleys and phones found under wharf
Mayor lobbies for Peninsula drainage
Lack of election promises dismays Chamber
Service NSW to open cashless centre in Woy Woy
Climate workshop hears Peninsula has hotter summers
Objectors may address planning panel for second time
Hall packed for networking meeting
Complaints about NRMA fence 'being investigated'
Freelancers to meet in Woy Woy
Uniting Church to hold garage sale
Exchange students visit the Peninsula
Dementia advocate speaks at Rotary
Woman praised for baby's rescue
Sausage sizzle for International Women's Day
Rotarians try arm wrestling against a champion
Replica assault rifle seized
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Non-compliance: Find politicians who think like us
Issues with procedures of Joint Regional Planning Panel
Infrastructure catastrophe will follow non-compliance
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Cutting off her hair for charity
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British singer to perform at folk club
Blues and Roots competition to be held in Umina
Sculptor opens her home studio and garden
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Artwork featured in regional exhibition
Warning about double parking
Student selected for wind ensemble
Canteen receives award for sustainability
Forensic science day for Stage 3 students
Life education classroom visits Woy Woy
Students take photos
New furniture bought with money raised through fun run
Students take part in anti-bullying show
Kitchen garden program continues at Woy Woy
Sydney Swans players visit Woy Woy South
School returns incorrect shirts
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Medal-winning result for junior life savers
Southern Spirit wins in girls' league
Five golfers win their way to national championship
Joshua selected for Australia for Arafura Games
Rugby union season set to start on April 6
Pizza and movie night for teenage life savers
Nippers celebrate end of season
Southern Spirit holds Pink Stumps Cricket Day
Umina takes out men's triples
Nippers season ends with presentations
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Woy Woy abattoir history published
Early photos on display at Umina library

Life education classroom visits Woy Woy

Healthy Harold and the Life Education Mobile Classroom will be at Woy Woy Public School durng term one.

"The Life Education program is a broadly focused health and drug education program delivered in preschools and schools across Australia," said principal Ms Ona Buckley.

"Individual modules cover a range of different learning areas and issues.

"Preschool programs support children's learning and development for a safe and healthy lifestyle and cover topics such as healthy eating, physical activity, hygiene, sleep, empathy and respect, relationships and positive communication.

"Primary programs focus on issues associated with body knowledge, safety, healthy diet, physical activity, puberty, respectful relationships, cyber safety, safe use of medicines, smoking, alcohol and other drugs.

"Specialist educators deliver highly interactive and engaging educational sessions in the Life Education mobile classroom, a context which provides students with a distinctive, engaging, hands-on learning environment and experience.

"Character devices, like the ever-popular mascot Healthy Harold the Giraffe, and interactive storytelling approaches are used to engage younger children and help them to connect with and explore the ideas being covered in the sessions.

"A range of digital and interactive tools are also used to support student learning," Ms Buckley said.

This year Woy Woy Public School's preschool students will participate in the Harold's Healthy Play Day module.

Kindergarten students will experience the My Body Matters module.

Year 1 students will participate in the Ready, Steady, Go module and students in Year 2 will experience the Safety Rules module.

Students in Years 3 and 4 will complete the Mind Your Medicine module and students in Years 5 and 6 will participate in the Decisions module.

Students from disabilities programs classes will join with their age-based peers from mainstream classes in order to attend shows with appropriate content.

"Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch has recently been inducted as an ambassador for Life Education and Healthy Harold.

"Ms Tesch visited our school on February 26 in her capacity as ambassador to join our 3/4M class in the Life Education van for their Healthy Harold session," Ms Buckley said.

"The life education programs run in all schools and are a very important supplement to the curriculum content of the personal development part of our Personal Development, Health and Physical Education syllabus," Ms Buckley said.

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