Issue 10 | 20 June 2017

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

Term 2 is winding to a close, marking is complete and reports are available to you in the Parent Portal so you can read them and make informed decisions as you make bookings for Parent Teacher interview day which is coming up on Thursday June 22. We have set aside …

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StormCo Promo

Chaplain’s Chat

Service to Others Really Does Matter… The June holidays traditionally is when Northpine runs its annual Storm Co Trips. That’s right, TRIPS… Storm CO is an acronym SERVICE TO OTHERS REALLY MATTERS and each year groups of students put up their hands to go out into rural Queensland or on …

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Teacher Feature graphic of apple on desk.

Teacher Feature

The Teacher Feature is meant to highlight two of our current teachers. We have an amazingly diverse staff and we encourage you to get to know them! What class or classes do you teach? Yr 8/9 Outdoor Education, Yr 9/10 HPE and Challenge – The Next Step How long have …

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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. Week 9 Juniors did not receive awards because they were competing in their Athletics Carnival. Here are the names of our most recent Merit Award winners: Class Week 9 Week 8 …

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Senior Boys Team

Northpine Hosts ASSA Basketball Championships

The Adventist Schools Sporting Association have had their second carnival of the year which was hosted by Northpine Christian College. Six schools from around South Qld including Brisbane Adventist College, Tweed Valley Adventist College, Gold Coast Christian College, Darling Downs Christian School, Noosa Christian College and Northpine Christian College battled it …

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Primary Sports News

AFL Year 3-6 students have been enjoying AFL games in their PE classes and learning the skills necessary to play the game. SPORT CARNIVALS Junior Athletics Carnival Teachers, students and spectators thoroughly enjoyed the recent Junior Athletics Carnival on a glorious winter’s day.  Stradbroke (Red) ran out eventual house champion …

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Year 4C and vegepods

Vege-Pods

The Year 4 classes have been excited to learn about plants and life-cycles in Science this term. The new vege-pods, which were purchased by the P&F Association, have been a welcome addition to the ‘outdoor’ classroom. Germinating bean seeds and watching them sprout, then re-planting in the vege-pods has been …

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Students dressed as police, construction workers

Year 1 Occupation Day

A couple of weeks ago the Year 1 students came to school dressed in costumes as part of their Integrated Studies Unit on ‘Community Helpers’. A variety of occupations were represented including: astronaut, firemen, policemen, paramedic, vet, builder, plumber, lego designer, electrical engineer, dance teacher etc. As part of their …

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Year 3A at museum

Year 3 Queensland Museum Excursion

On Thursday the 15 June all of Year 3 visited the Queensland Museum. We had such a fun time! We enjoyed eating lunch amongst giant statues of dinosaurs, we held stick bugs and other insects, and we investigated the Discovery Centre and learnt about the Indigenous Culture. We finished off the …

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Students performing

Acting Against Bullying Program

On Thursday the 15th of June, the Year 7 and 8 Challenge students ran an Acting Against Bullying Program with the Year 6A students that incorporated a theatre style called Forum Theatre, developed by Augusto Boal. This program involves teaching students about bullying, its different types, stages and the roles in …

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Refresh Date Night

When you got married, the two of you became an US. While every US is different, there is one thing every US needs—time. Your US needs time to simply be together because it gives you space to laugh and connect. That’s what this date night is all about—no therapy—just fun …

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Annie Promo Photo

Northpine’s Annie Jr. Musical Production

Northpine Christian College presents… THE MUSICAL! One of the world’s best loved musicals bounds onto the stage this July when the plucky and positive ‘Annie’ will charm her way into your heart.  Join her fun-filled adventure as she finds a new home with billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his secretary Grace and a …

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Upcoming Events

22 June: Pupil Free Day, Parent/Teacher Interviews 23 June: Middle/Senior Athletics Carnival, Term 2 Ends 11 July: Term 3 Begins 12-14 July: Year 7 Camp For more info please visit our School Calendar

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New Tuckshop Menu

Beginning Term 3, the Tuckshop will have a new menu available for the students. The menu will be uploaded to our website on Friday June 23.

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Vacation Care Fun Times at CLUB Northpine

Northpine Christian College Outside School Hours Care There’s no need for your child/ren to be bored these holidays! CLUB Northpine’s Vacation Care Program is for children from Prep to 12 years of age and will fill their holiday with action and fun times. The program runs from Monday 26 June …

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Japanese Student Hosting Poster

Host a Japanese Student

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Engineering with the Defence Force

Studying engineering? Get paid to study and graduate with a great job Imagine completing uni with a guaranteed job and no further fees. • A salary while you complete your studies • Free medical and dental cover • Subsidised rent and textbook reimbursement • Your HELP course fees paid from …

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VETiS Certificate II in Aircraft Line Maintenance

Are you in Year 10 and curious about the Aviation Industry? Funding available to eligible students commencing February 2018 Transport: Buses run to the door. Parking available within two minutes walking distance to the premises. When: One (1) day a week. To be eligible: The students must be in Year …

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Moreton Bay Active Holidays

Active Holidays will get the kids moving these school holidays (26 June-7 July) with a range of sport and recreation activities for children and youth aged 3 – 17 years. All activities are provided by qualified instructors in local parks and facilities across the region, providing new challenges for a …

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All Parents Who Wish to Enrol Students for 2018

Please place applications for your children if you wish for them to commence at Northpine in 2018. Interviews for high school will commence later this term. Interviews for Prep will commence in term 2. Please email or bring your applications to the college office.

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