Issue 12 | 20 August 2019

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

There is a lot on the program for the final four and a half weeks of Term 3. Our Year 10 students leave on their camp on Wednesday morning this week. They head for Sydney, Canberra and the snow. They will enjoy their time away and we look forward 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 Wk5 Wk4 Prep A Oliver Keeble Polly Nicholas Tino Masvaure Charlotte Keene Prep B Lyrik Beardsell Elijah Lindsay Hannah …

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Year 7 Organised Acts of Kindness

On Wednesday, August 7, students in the Year 7 Challenge OAK (Organised Acts of Kindness) class were presented with an opportunity to serve others by helping to set up a community garden at the North Pine Baptist Church, in Murrumba Downs. At the beginning of the term, students spent time …

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ASSA Soccer Tournament

On Tuesday 6 August, Northpine competed in the ASSA soccer tournament. The Middle School boys lost in the final to Brisbane Adventist College 3-1 in a penalty shoot out. The Middle School girls placed 3rd, narrowly missing out on the final. The Senior School Boys lost in the final 4-1 …

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NCC Sisterhood

In the first week of this term the NCC Sisterhood was launched in two Girls only Chapels. For many years Northpine has had a ministry that particularly speaks into the lives of all our female High School students. This year we wanted to establish something that not only caters for …

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Library News

Get your costumes ready – our BOOK CHARACTER PARADE is this FRIDAY 23 AUGUST!!! This is a wonderful time for students to dress up as their favourite book character. Please remember no superheroes or supernatural themes such as ghosts, witches, Harry Potter type characters, etc, keeping in mind the Christian ethos of …

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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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Living Better — Focus For Week 6: Rest and Relaxation

A Wellbeing and Resilience Values Program Initiative for Prep to Year 6 Students in 2019 This week students will explore some ways in which they can find rest or stillness. It seems that we are programmed for a “rhythm of rest” and we all seek times to be slow, peaceful …

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Year 8 Invictus Fishing Mastery Class

On 19 August, six students went out to practice what they have learned about fishing. Some, like Genevieve and Thomas, caught their first fish. Others, who go all the time, like Rowan, were happy to be catching even more. It was great to see these students seize the day and …

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OSHClub

OSHClub Newletter

Here is the latest OSHClub Newsletter for Term 3. Here is the upcoming OSHClub School Holidays Program.

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Students’ Tuckshop Purchases

Northpine’s Reception Desk will no longer be accepting EFTPOS payments from students for Tuckshop purchases. Students are advised to create a Munch Monitor account and order through Munch Monitor. You can find how to create an account here.

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Traffic Concerns

Please Use Extreme Caution On Our Roads The College is regularly being informed that some motorists are driving down the main road towards the school’s front gate at great speeds.   Motorists are often seen driving out of the school grounds at excessive speeds and this is putting children at great …

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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

19-23 August: Book Week 21-30 August: Year 10 Camp 22 August: Prep-Year 2 Athletics Carnival 23 August: Book Character Parade 27-28 August: P and F Father’s Day Stall For more info please visit our School Calendar

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