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Finding Family

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Fran and Ruth, two eldery cousins, recently visited in search of their parents who had attended North Ryde Public School in the early 1900s. They were very excited to find photos of their mother and father. Fran found her mother, Kathleen, in two photos, one dated 1918. These photos show her mother as a girl. […]

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When time stands still

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An ex-student who was first enrolled at North Ryde Public School in 1937 recently visited. The 1910 room looked just as she remembered it. She told us their old teacher would fall asleep during class in the afternoon. So while the others kept watch another girl in the class would climb up and change the […]

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Wiggley Visitors

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In early February we had the Wiggles come to do some filming. They were seen dancing around the maypole and had their photo taken with the school principal. The Schoolhouse Museum may feature in their next DVD!

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