Students arrive at the BSHS Formal

Students Finish In Style

Beaudesert State High School students stepped out in style at their formal. Held at The Links Golf Club on the Gold Coast this year, students looked spectacular as they arrived in a range of vehicles from limousines through to farm utes.

Emmy Heit.

Running on Determination

Fourteen year old Emmy Heit has set her sights on her first international competition in January 2022. Emmy is one of 41 athletes selected for the Little Athletics New Zealand Development Tour which takes place from 7 to 17 January 2022.  The development tour includes two competitions conducted under full […]

McAuley’s Year 7 Esports players: Charlotte Boyle, Riley Mitchell, Nicholas Hack and Oscar Martens.

McAuley Hosts Fuse Esports Cup

The atmosphere was electric and from the cheers you could be forgiven for thinking you were in the stands of a sports stadium as McAuley College hosted the FUSE Esports Cup, Scenic Rim. What started as a special interest club for gaming enthusiasts to connect with other students in a […]

Shinade Harper, Karmyn Armytage and Tanya Townend in front of the Christmas Mural.

The Cafe that Cares

There’s not a lot of businesses where you see customers hugging the staff on the way out, but at Teaspoons and Aprons cafe, it is a regular occurrence. Shinade Harper took over the cafe in August this year, following the sudden death of her friend and cafe owner, Karlie Cassidy. […]

Tracey and Innes Larkin. Photo: Supplied.

Adventure Festival Wins State Award

Mt Barney Lodge has earned statewide recognition for its first ever adventure festival, winning the Outdoor Event Award at the 2021 Outdoor Queensland Awards. The inaugural Scenic Rim Adventure Festival was in March 2021 and plans are under way for the 2022 event. Due to Covid, the 2021 awards were […]

Rachel Larrescy (volunteer), Peter McKenna (vice-president), Katrina Wright (president), Sandi Booth (treasurer).

Drive Through Snags a Success

A small school Parents and Citizens Association with a big heart is making a difference in the lives of school students, one delicious sausage on bread at a time. The Gleneagle State School P and C has made more than $2000 out of their ‘Snag and Go’ drive through sausage […]

Elysium Village residents are preparing to light up the Village for Christmas.

Elysium Village Lights Up for the Community

Elysium Village’s Christmas Lights Extravaganza is set to delight locals and visitors alike when it returns in December. After being cancelled due to COVID restrictions in 2020, residents of the Over 50s Lifestyle Village are excited to welcome people to their Christmas wonderland again this year. Sales Manager Dennis Ring […]

Artist rendering of the completed Amaze Early Education Centre. Photo: Supplied.

Childcare Centre to Immerse Kids in Bush Life

dy will open in Beaudesert early next year and already has more than a dozen families ready to play! The Amaze Early Education Centre at 202-216 Brooklands Drive will provide an immersive bushland experience for the children enrolled there, with room to run and natural playgrounds. Co-founder Lucy Cook said […]

Jan Llewellyn, Jilly and Mia.
People and their Pets

People and their Pets – Jilly and Mia

Beaudesert’s Jan Llewellyn, Jilly the 16-year-old Koolie border collie cross and Mia the 14-year-old Maltese cross are wonderful companions for each other. Jan has never been without a dog and treats her four-legged friends like family. She has had Jilly and Mia, both rescue dogs, since they were puppies, and […]

Convenor Berny Trapnell and students Tazmyn Butler and Rhiannon Smith.

Students Eat Fresh at Beaudesert High

The paddock to plate philosophy is well and truly in practice at Beaudesert High, where students are treated to a canteen menu featuring fresh produce grown on site. The collaboration between canteen convenor Berny Trapnell and the school’s agricultural department means students get to buy healthy, fresh, in-season lunches at […]