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MURGON STATE HIGH SCHOOL


Murgon State High School is located in the Education Region of Darling Downs South West. It services the communities of Murgon, Wondai, Cherbourg, Goomeri and Proston. Murgon State High School opened in 1945 and is a co-educational school that caters for students in Secondary Schooling (Years 7 – 12) including Special Education.

The school welcomes students from a complex mix of backgrounds including farming, business, rural, township and Indigenous communities. The School has a total enrolment of 360 students. Approximately 40% of students are Indigenous and more than 50% of students travel to school by bus from the rural areas surrounding Murgon.

The main campus is on an attractively landscaped site including a 42-hectare farm. Every student is challenged to find a satisfying pathway to life-long learning and productive employment. Staff foster the belief in the worth of effort and the value of striving towards personal and educational goals for our students. The school is committed to positive behaviours through its rules of Participation, Respect, Responsibility and Safe and Legal. The school has a well-established system of School Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) and a rewards program that acknowledges students achievements through the term. The school expects high standards of academic achievement and celebrates the unique opportunity it has to share cross-cultural experiences and promote understanding, tolerance and friendship.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: Key Learning Areas – The Arts, English, Health & Physical Education, Mathematics, Science, History/Geography, Technology.

Extracurricular activities: Instrumental Music, Interact, Rural Shows exhibiting stud cattle, annual Hoof and Hook animal carcass competition, Rewards Days, Camp program.

Welfare and personal development: Guidance Officer, school-based Youth Health Nurse, Chaplain, Work Placement Officer, Community Education Counsellor, Aboriginal Liaison Officer, SWPBS, Youth Support Coordinator.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment
Fees Free (Government School)
Phone
07 4169******* 07 4169 9222
Fax
07 4169******* 07 4169 9200
Address 2 Dutton Street, Murgon QLD 4605
Email
princip*******
principal@murgonshs.eq.edu.au
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