Islington Public School students get insight into Ukraine refugees' plight

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated June 22 2022 - 8:37am, first published 8:30am
Together: Ukrainian Yurii Chuchenko with students (left to right) Elwood Peak, Bessie McEwan, Freddie Blunsden, Augustus Reeve and Kiran Katerla. Picture: Simone De Peak

ISLINGTON Public students have turned their school into a sea of yellow and blue, dressing in the colours of the Ukranian flag to raise awareness and funds to help refugees fleeing the war-torn country.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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