The intellectual rigour of the most complex high school mathematics does not daunt the students at Sydney Girls High School.
"Our whole class fell in love with Gough," Katie Murphy, an HSC student at St Catherine's School, Waverley, gushed. And today's modern history students had the chance to write about him.
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Lawyers for poetry professor Barry Spurr have taken an online journal to court in an attempt to force it to take down a succession of his emails which exposed his sexist and racist rants to colleagues and friends.
Foreign nationals on 457 visas are working in schools and early childhood centres despite a growing glut of unemployed Australian teaching graduates.
The HSC is not even over yet, but budding scientist Patrick Donaldson, 18, from Gilroy Catholic College in Castle Hill, is already worrying about his job prospects.
Mt Kanwary Public School is again ready to showcase the best young musical talent in the Maitland area.