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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Mullaley Public School celebrates 125 years of schooling!

Today I attended Mullaley Public School's 125th Anniversary and what a fabulous day it was!
Native Rose arbour at the entrance to the school
Mullaley PS established 188

Mullaley (pop.approx.200) is a small rural village located about 40 kilometers from Gunnedah in northwest New South Wales, Australia. Many of the students who've attended the school over the last 125 years have come from the village or off properties surrounding the village.

There was quite a crowd - I've been told between 400-500 people attended the day - parents, past and present students, past teachers and principals, and community members. Those I talked to had very fond memories of their time spent at the school.

Tambar Springs SES unit

Mullaley PS staff in period costume
MP Peter Draper & Principal Tony Johnston

Cookbook & updated History book
Mullaley Rural Fire Service vehicle
Some of the events featured today included performances by the students (dancing, singing, play acting, maypole dancing), an official book launch for the Mullaley Remembers history book and Mullaley 2010 Cookbook, photographic and static displays of old school memorabilia, open classrooms, time capsule opening and cake cutting by the oldest ex-student & youngest present day student.
Wood-turning display
There were also a variety of craft stalls, a wood-turning display, several antique cars & tractors and the local Rural Fire Service and State Emergency Service vehicles display. 

Happy Anniversary Mullaley PS - may the school continue to educate students for the next 125 years!

Balloons in school colours

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