Issue 12 | 1 August 2017

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

I want to say a huge thank you to the cast and crew of Annie for the fantastic show they produced. Many people enjoyed the show presented over three nights last weekend and there have been raving reviews by so many who attended. I would like to thank Ms Aimee …

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Chaplain’s Chat

The Chuckle File When I finished up working as a chaplain at another school, one of my work colleagues gave me a book to help me through my study down at Avondale College. This book quickly became one of my favourites and in particular one chapter titled ‘The Chuckle File’. …

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Teacher Feature

The Teacher Feature is meant to highlight 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? I teach Year 6. How long have you been working at Northpine? This is my 8th year. …

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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 3 Week 2 Prep A Lucian Crabtree Leonard Cho Hannah Borghardt Zachary Cooper Prep B Cooper Knight Alexander …

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Combined Cast

Annie Jr. Performances a Success

This past weekend, Northpine’s musical production of Annie Jr finally hit the stage. Both Saturday night and Sunday afternoon shows were sold out, guaranteeing that our students had great audiences to share their performance with. This year marked Northpine’s first production that incorporated both primary and secondary students. Having never directed …

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Kailee and Jaeden Vardon

D of E Gold Award Presentation

Northpine Christian College was proud to see two of our participants awarded the The Gold Award for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. The Gold Award Ceremony took place at City Hall on Friday, 22 July. The Master of Ceremonies was Ms Pippa Sheehan, a Channel 10 journalist and presenter who is …

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Year 10 QCE Info and Careers Expo Evening

On Wednesday August 2 at 7pm in the PA building we will be holding our annual Year 10 QCE Information Evening for parents and students, which includes a mini careers expo.  All Year 10 students with parents are encouraged to attend the night to learn about their senior school pathway …

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Northpine Students on the track

Primary Sports News

SPORT CARNIVALS Pine Rivers District Athletics Carnival will be held on Monday 31 July and Tuesday 1 August. We wish our selected students the very best in their events. The ASSA Inter-School Athletics Carnival was held last Tuesday at the Griffith University Athletics Centre, Southport.  Well done to our Northpine …

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Years 11 & 12 Courts Visit

Years 11 and 12 Courts Excursion

On Monday 24 July, Years 11 and 12 went visited the Supreme and District Courts. In the morning they saw a number of sentencing hearings of interest and in the afternoon they attended the Supreme Court Law Library where students participated in a research seminar and then accessed the library …

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D of E students on beach

D of E Silver Practice Expedition

Bribie Island – July 21-23, 2017 Ten Silver Award participants set off on a three day expedition on Bribie Island. There were eight students from Northpine, a past student and a student from Brisbane Adventist College (BAC). The first day was a hike into Poverty Point Campground which is on …

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Year 8 class on geography excursion

Year 8 Geography Excursion

Year 8 Geography went on an excursion on Tuesday to Osprey House Environmental Centre and to Brighton Beach. When we arrived at Osprey House the students went to three different locations and studied the geomorphic, biotic and cultural processes of the environment in each area, in particular, their effect on …

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Northpine College Cup team

College Cup Opening Game

Our senior boys Rugby League Team “Northpine Sharks” played their first game in the College Cup on Tuesday. College Cup is a development Rugby League competition with schools in our district – Mueller College, Australian Trade College, Southern Cross High School & Grace Lutheran College. We played Southern Cross. It …

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CLUB Northpine

Northpine Christian College Outside School Hours Care We are now taking bookings for the up-coming EKKA pupil-free day on: Tuesday, 15 August & Wednesday, 16 August 2017 CLUB Northpine’s Vacation Care program is for children from Prep to 12 years of age.  We are open from 6:30am-6pm. Tuesday – NOSHC …

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Music Instrument Lessons

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ADF Info Sessions

Please find the attached documents about upcoming local ADF Info Sessions: Aviation Expo ADF Careers – Info Session – BNE – 22.08.17 ADF Careers – Info Session – Springfield – 9.08.17 ARES – Info Session – BNE – 2.08.17 AVIATION – Info Session – BNE – 24.08.17 TRADES – Info …

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New SEQTA Engage App for iPhone / iPad

Many parents are now using the parent portal SEQTA Engage. At last there is an App for this which will make it much more convenient for accessing the information in SEQTA Engage. This App can be accessed via the Apple App Store. DESCRIPTION FROM APP STORE The SEQTA Engage app …

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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

2 August: Year 10 QCE Info and Careers Expo Night 3 August: Junior Speech Competition Finals 6-7 August: Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice Camp 7 August: ASSA Middle / Senior Soccer Competition 14-16 August: EKKA Holidays For more info please visit our School Calendar

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Spring In Your Step Program

Students and families can make the most of Moreton Bay’s 406 outdoor fitness machines and gain free expert advice from qualified personal trainers with Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Spring in Your Step program. Spring in Your Step introduces residents of all ages and abilities to the free gym equipment at …

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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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