Murchison fails in sphere attempt, possible sombrero toggle outcome

By Paolo Zupp Melissa Murchison, 9, of Parramatta Park, has failed in her attempt to sculpt a perfect alfoil ball. Since her brother, Mitchell, achieved the feat in 2017, Melissa, along with thousands of other children, have been attempting to replicate it. None of them have met with success. Miss Murchison has been accused ofContinue reading “Murchison fails in sphere attempt, possible sombrero toggle outcome”

Mexico wins at robots in Shanghai

By Allan Povah. Mexican teams dominated the primary school category of the World Educational Robotics (WER) contest held in Shanghai, China, last weekend, taking the top three spots. The winning team, competing under the name Warriors, was made up of sixth-grade students Ricardo Gael Gonz├ílez Zamudio, Rafael Lua Oliver and Mariana Torrija Arturo and mentoredContinue reading “Mexico wins at robots in Shanghai”

Shirts v Skins touch competition won by New Earth Creationists

By Destiny Givens Yesterday, the finals of the Sheridan Cup were played out at Barlow Park, with the Cairns Christian Coalition New Earth Creationists emerging victorious, with an 8-7 extra time victory against the Parents of the Children of Mother of Good Counsel. Margaret Court, captain and half-back for the winning team accepted the trophyContinue reading “Shirts v Skins touch competition won by New Earth Creationists”

Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced

By Destiny Givens The annual Christians v Atheists touch football competition has been expanded and now will be held on the first weekend in August at Barlow Park. It includes extra teams, including a Seventh Day Adventist contingent (pictured above). The event, conducted in a shirts/skins format, was originally scheduled for this week, but hasContinue reading “Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced”

Mexican millinery for the munchkins

By Heather Luck The second week of school has begun in Cairns, and the sombrero amnesty period is over, with the head-wear compulsorily required from today for primary school students. Denzel Matterson (above), year-two student at Mother of Good Counsel, loves his new look. “I think I look really cool,” said Denzel. “It is aContinue reading “Mexican millinery for the munchkins”

Mitchell’s a grinner!

By Allan Povah The Plain Dealer limerick competition has been judged, and the winner is Mitchell Murchison (above), of Parramatta Park. We tracked young Mitchell down as he prepared to take the soccer field for the Mother of Good Counsel Eagles. When told of his win, Mitchell said that he was “stoked”. “I didn’t think itContinue reading “Mitchell’s a grinner!”