Issue 10 | 23 July 2019

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Welcome to Term 3 and I hope you all had a restful and enjoyable holiday. Every term end some of our families leave and new families join us. I would like to wish those who have left the best in their new situations and welcome those who have joined us …

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The Adventures of Huck Finn – Drama Production

Northpine Christian College proudly presents… MARK TWAIN’S THE ADVENTURES OF HUCK FINN by Timothy Mason & Greg Banks Directed by: Cindy Sykes Dates: Saturday 3rd August 7pm Sunday 4th August 2pm Tickets available outside the PA Centre on Open Night and online at this link: https://www.trybooking.com/BCGUP Synopsis: Though trying to stay “respectable,” …

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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 Wk 1 TERM 3 Week 9 Week 8 Prep A Layla Kells Arya Krishna Matthew Stanbury Sophie Reeder Harper …

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STORM Co 2019

This year is a year of firsts for STORM Co trips run by Northpine. The College has been sending STORM Co trips out for many years, however due to the demand from our students, we are having more and more students wanting to be a part of this program. For …

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Northpine Work Experience Student Published

During the final week of Term 2, the Year 10 students had the opportunity to be involved in work experience to help them make decisions for the future. During this time, Northpine student Charlie White worked at Quest Newspapers. Among his assigned tasks were writing two stories. He did not …

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Secondary Athletics Carnival 2019

The day was crystal clear with not much wind, and the students turned up excited and ready to compete.  All the students put in their best efforts to see their house come out on top.  The results have been announced, and congratulations to Stradbroke for their win in the Athletics …

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Ms Page Earns Lead Teacher Cert

Ms Aimee Page, Head of Department (Music and Arts) for Northpine Christian College, recently received her Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher certification from Independent Schools Queensland. In order to achieve this certification, Ms Page said, “It involved me putting together a lengthy, annotated portfolio of my teaching practice which was …

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Northpine Begins “Sound Off For Schools” Mindfulness Education Program

On 18 July, Year 10 Sport and Recreations class began the first practical lesson with external provider Sound Off For Schools. According to Sound Off For Schools’ website, these sessions are “grounded in the emerging research and practices of Mind, Brain and Education Science. We believe the learning landscape for …

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Careers Expo 2019

Options were the flavour of the day at the Careers Expo this year. Students were spoiled for choice from Film & Television to Dietetics and everything in between. One budding actor was not backward in coming forward to demonstrate his ease in front of the camera, with a beaming smile that …

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Teacher Professional Development Session

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, teachers from Northpine, Coral Coast and Noosa Christian Colleges came together for a professional development session led by Dr. Jenelle Wills on the Art and Science of Teaching. The aim of the session was to transform teaching practice to ensure learning for all, and it …

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Primary Sports News

Term 3 Carnivals The Prep-Yr 2 Sports Day will take place on Thursday 22 August(Term 3 Week 6) on the Main Oval. We’re looking forward to the students showcasing their athletic abilities on the day. Parents and family members are encouraged to attend the event as it is a major …

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Northpine Featured on Channel 7, “Great Day Out”

Over the holidays, on Sunday 23 June, Northpine Year 2 class was featured on Channel 7 on a show called “The Great Day Out”. The footage was taken while they were on an excursion to Downfall Creek Bushland Centre, where they learned all about insects in the area. If you missed …

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Library News

Welcome back for Term 3. This term is very exciting for our library as we will have Book Week and our Book Character Parade on Friday 23rd August! A letter will go out to parents closer to the time with details. We will also be visited by Deborah Abela, author …

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parents & friends walk-a-thon

P and F Walk-a-thon Fundraiser

Get more info on the upcoming Walk-a-thon Fundraiser here!

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Living Better—Week 2 Focus: Understanding Your Limbo

A Wellbeing and Resilience Values Program initiative for Prep to Year 6 Students in 2019 This week we will be introducing a new unit entitled ‘Renewal’.  This unit encompasses six important ideas for restoring thinking, social relationships, rest, relaxation, eating habits and other lifestyle choices.  The Renewal Unit of 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, 4 June 2019.

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Vocal Night – Concert

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Brisbane Roar Active Program

The Brisbane Roar Community team are bringing a six week football program to our school in Term 3, with skills, drills and heaps of fun to be had! For information and Registration please visit www.roaractive.com.au

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OSHClub

OSHClub Newsletter

Get the latest OSHClub Newsletter here!

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Cricket Australia Schools Program

Find out more about Cricket Australia Schools and the different programs that students can register for here.

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North Lakes Market Zone

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Enrolment for 2019

New 2020 Enrolments

Parents, do you wish to enrol another child in 2020? Have you placed your application for your child to commence Prep in 2020? Interviews begin immediately after the holidays. Enrolment forms can be downloaded HERE. Alternatively you are welcome to drop into the office to pick up forms. If you …

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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

25 July: School Tour #4 26-28 July: D of E Silver Practice Camp 31 July -2 August: Yr 7 Challenge-New Beginnings Camp 3-4 August: The Adventures of Huck Finn 6 August: ASSA Soccer Day For more info please visit our School Calendar

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