Issue 10 | 19 June 2018

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

Term 2 is winding to a close, the preparation of reports is well underway. These reports will be finalised and available in the Parent Portal by Friday 22 June at 3:30pm. This will help you to make informed decisions as you make bookings for Parent Teacher Interview Day which will …

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Chaplain’s Chat

The Kindness Project One simple act of kindness can change someone’s world. Throughout this term the Chaplaincy Department has launched ‘The Kindness Project’ in the High School. All term the students have been challenged to think outside themselves. Last week during chapel we launched The Kindness Project Money Challenge. For …

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Merit Awards

Merit Awards

Congratulations to our weekly Infant and Junior School award winners! Our students continue to excel in so many areas. Here are the names of our most recent Merit Award winners: Class Week 8 Prep A Madison Kaberry Holly Bedford Prep B India Kluczkowski Cecilia Franco Prep C Zari Branco Jacques …

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interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews

Please find attached instructions on how to book for the upcoming Parent Teacher Interviews on 28 June.

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Northpine Mufti Day

Northpine Christian College will have a Mufti Day on the final day of Term 2 – Friday, June 29, 2018. Gold Coin donations on this day will assist our sister schools in Samoa. Mr Baird, Mr Blake and Mr Tams will be accompanied by Administrators from the other South Queensland …

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Northpine Students Go Hungry for Refugees

As you sit down to dinner tonight, spare a thought for some hungry students. Thirty students, parents and teachers are taking part in the Ration Challenge this week. Participants eat the same rations as a Syrian person in a UN refugee camp for one week and raise money to help …

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Digital Technologies Coding to Serve Others

Students in Year 8 Digital Technologies have been learning how to code with a difference. Each group of students was challenged with the task of researching a need of an elderly person in Australian society and considering how they could create a digital solution to meet this need. Through the …

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Primary Sports News

Inter-House Athletics Carnival Wow! What a great Year 3-6 Junior Athletics Carnival we had last Thursday. The events were exciting, the house chanting was fun and the weather stayed fine enough to complete an awesome day. Thank you to all the staff, family members and students who attended and contributed …

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Childcare Centre Sustainability Award

One of our goals for the last five years has been to concentrate on sustainability. Thank you to Mrs Louise. She has done an amazing job teaching the children about recycling (water, paper, food scraps), composting, about different plants & caring for them, and most importantly, how we can do …

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Year 8 Students Take Leap of Faith

Just last week the students of our Year 8 Outdoor Education class at Northpine Christian College were able to take a leap of faith off the top of Mt Ngungun, which has a 50m vertical drop right off the summit. Outdoor Education is an elective subject in Yrs 8 and …

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Parents and Friends Association Vegepods

The High School Science Department is excited about the delivery of six new Vegepods, thanks to the financial support and organisation of the P&F Committee. Gardens create a wonderful learning environment. (see The Eden Project Flourishes from Issue 7, May 8 2018). However, outdoor plants are exposed to a wide …

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Years 7-12 Athletics Carnival

The Years 7-12 Athletics Carnival will be taking place on 26 June at St. Joseph’s Nudgee College in Boondall. It will begin at 9:30am and end around 2:30pm. All parents are invited to watch our students compete on what should be an awesome day!

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Eisteddfod

Northpine will have various groups performing from 23-26 July at the Quota Beenleigh Eisteddfod in Logan. 23 July – Melodious Voices Choir and Viva Voce Choir 24 July – Viva Voce Choir 25 July – Beginner Band, Primary Concert Band and Pizzicato Strings 26 July – High School Concert Band, Mozart Strings and Pizzicato Strings More …

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NCC Creators Club

The Year 6 NCC Creators have been working hard these last two terms, creating fantastic micro-controlled projects. Everything from robots, city buildings, trees that light up and guitars. We look forward to developing our skills further during the next few terms as we learn how to collaborate, design and code together.

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P and F Family Portraits Fundraiser

Dear Parents & Friends Northpine Christian College has chosen “SAY CHEEZ” to send a professional photographer to our organization on Sunday 29 July. Whether it is a small or extended family, capture your family with memorable portraits to share with your loved ones. Could you please fill in the attached …

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Best Behaved Library Class

We like to encourage good Library manners during Class Library Time and this term the award for Best Behaved Class goes to 2A for consistently showing excellent behaviour. The students of 2A will get to enjoy a class party in the Library. Thank you to the other students who also displayed good Library …

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National Disability Insurance Scheme

We have been asked to pass on the following message from the Commonwealth Government, including NDIA: “As the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) comes into place, the Australian Government wants to hear directly from NDIS participants, parents, carers, school communities and transport providers about how we could best support transport …

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MBRC July Active Holidays

All students aged 3 to 17 years are invited to try something new with Moreton Bay Regional Councils 2018 July Active Holidays Program. The program provides the perfect opportunity to experience a range of sport and recreation pursuits. All activities are provided by qualified instructors and delivered locally across the …

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Parents and Friends

Parents and Friends Meeting Minutes

Please find attached the minutes from the most recent Parents and Friends meeting, from the night of 12 June 2018.

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OSHClub

OSHClub Holiday Program

Please find attached information on the OSHClub School Holidays Program.

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MBRC Library Teen Holiday Workshops

Please find attached information on Moreton Bay Regional Council Library workshops for teens during the next school holidays at this link.

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Enrolment for 2019

2019 Enrolment

Parents, do you wish to enrol another child in 2019? Please place your application forms for all year levels as soon as possible. Please note that interviews for Preps commence in Term 2. You can find the appropriate forms HERE.

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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

24 June: State of Origin 25 June: ASSA Middle/Senior Soccer Competition 26 June: Yrs 7-12 Athletics Carnival 28 June: Pupil Free Day, Parent/Teacher Interviews 29 June: Last day of Term 2 For more info please visit our School Calendar

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