New school tops season’s wish list

Source: Benjamin Millar, Maribyrnong Weekly  Dec 5, 2012

A POP-UP school will return to Yarraville next Saturday as parents enter the next phase of their campaign for a return of a high school to the area.

Participants in the December 15 SKY High community event will film a video Christmas message to Education Minister Martin Dixon, who has refused to meet parents.
Children will decorate the pop-up schooland have their faces painted while parents discuss the renewed campaign for next year.

SKY High spokeswoman Janine Lloyd said the group would meet Education Department officials on December 21 to discuss an updated high school provision report for theSeddon, Kingsville, Yarraville area.

“This is the third time the department has undertaken a provision study for the SKY area, and SKY High has provided the same feedback on each occasion,” she said.SKY High is calling on families to create their own version of “All we want for Christmas is a local high school” and post it on YouTube.

The pop-up school will be in Railway Park on the eastern side of Yarraville railway station from 10am-1pm December 15.