Issue 11 | 6 August 2019

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Our Japanese visitors have been here for just over two weeks now and are coming to the end of their Northpine Experience. As always, they have enjoyed the fact that our students are so welcoming, which makes their interaction enjoyable. Thanks to the homestay families for their support and to …

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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 Wk3 Wk 2 Prep A Cooper Hendry Shane Baily Sophie Reeder Hayden Bartlett Prep B Reeve Doneley Scarlet Osmak …

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Year 10 Drama Wins Wakakirri Competition

On Thursday 25 July, the Year 10 Drama students competed in the Wakakirri Story-Dance Challenge, which is Australia’s biggest performing arts event for primary and secondary schools. More than 280 schools and 20,000 students across the country performed in Wakakirri this year. The students chose their topic and helped devise their …

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Yr 7 Challenge – New Beginnings Camp

Students from Year 7 were full of joyful anticipation as we left for our three-day camp on Wednesday last week.  Upon arrival it was clear to see that there was plenty of excitement as students made themselves comfortable in their cabins and prepared for their planned activities. Throughout our time …

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Living Better—Week 4 Focus: Get Outside into God’s Nature

A Wellbeing and Resilience Values Program Initiative for Prep to Year 6 Students in 2019 This week we will be making children aware of the positive effects of getting into God’s nature. We will explain to children that our Limbo is wired to our senses and that the physical environment …

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Huck Finn Show a Success

Over the weekend, students from Years 3-12 performed in this year’s show, Huck Finn! For many, the mention of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn recalls images of growing up and our childhood adventures. More importantly, though, the story reminds us of the value of friendship and the need …

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D of E Gold Awards 2019

Northpine Christian College is proud to have two of our participants officially presented with The Gold Award for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in 2019. The Gold Award Ceremony took place at City Hall on Friday, 19 July 2019. The awards were presented by The Duke’s representative, the Honourable …

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Primary Sports News

Term 3 Carnivals The Prep-Yr 2 Sports Day takes 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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Refresh Family Fun Night

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Silver Dukes Practice Expedition

Bribie Island — July 26-28, 2019 Thirteen Silver Award participants set off on a three-day expedition on Bribie Island beginning on Friday July 26. The first day was a hike into Poverty Point Campground which is on the western side of the island on Pumistone Passage. On the way students …

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Year 7 Didjeribone Show

On Monday 22 July, Tjupurru, a Queensland Indigenous performer, presented the Didjeribone Show to our Year 7 Students. The show was a seamless entertaining and educational exploration of the ancient didgeridoo and modern technology. Tjupurru captivated students with his extraordinary live interactive performance, which enabled students to develop a wider appreciation for traditional and cultural …

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Library News

Coming up on Friday 23 August is our Book Week Character Parade when all our primary students are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite book character.  An email has been sent to all parents/carers containing some guidelines for costumes.  If you need any help finding a character, come in …

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Cricket Australia Programs

Cricket Australia will be visiting our Infant and Junior School Parades on 29 and 30 August to promote their programs. Learn more here.

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Healthy and Active Moreton

The holidays may be over, but the good news is that Healthy & Active Moreton is just getting started. With more than 2300 free and low-cost activities local to the Moreton Bay Region, Healthy & Active Moreton has plenty of options to get you and your family moving from now …

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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

9 August: Yr 6 to 7 Transition Day 12 August: Ekka Show Holiday 16 August: ASSA Primary Athletics Day 18-19 August: D of E Bronze Qualifying Camp 19-23 August: Book Week For more info please visit our School Calendar

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