Issue 12 | 7 August 2018

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

Our Japanese visitors have been here for just over a week now and are really appreciating their Northpine Experience. As always, they enjoy the fact that our students are so welcoming and this makes their interaction enjoyable. One more week of fun before we wish them a safe trip home. …

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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 Amelia Stork Zoe Pedersen Amayah-Jade Hanson Phoebe Clinch Prep B Amot Kwot Jonathan …

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Farmer Friday

FRIDAY, 17 AUGUST 2018 Much is being said about Jack Berne, a ten year old boy in Year 4, who initiated a fundraising idea at his school to fundraise to help the farmers who are facing record dry conditions in rural Australia. For many farmers costs are spiralling and conditions …

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D of E – Bribie Island Silver Practice Expedition

Fourteen Silver Award participants from Northpine Christian College set off on a three day expedition on Bribie Island. The expedition explored the northern end of the island which is only accessible by 4WD or foot. There are no paved roads, just sand tracks. The first day was a hike into …

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Legal Studies Excursion

The students in Year 11 and 12 Legal Studies are completing research tasks this term, which is always a challenge! A study session with the experts from the Supreme Court Law Library always helps students to get great resources and prepare them for the best possible results.  To add some …

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Excellent Eisteddfod Results

During the week of 23-26 July, Northpine’s Music Department competed in numerous events in the Quota Beenleigh Eisteddfod. The results were fantastic, with eight Top 3 placements, including three in 1st Place. Northpine is extremely proud of all the students and staff who put such a great amount of work and time …

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Register for AFL Auskick

Weekly lunchtime AFL Auskick sessions will take place at Northpine during the next six weeks. These sessions are for students in Prep to Year 2. Dates: Tuesdays, 7 August, 21 August, 28 August, 4 September, 11 September and 18 September Time: 12:50pm – 1:20pm (Lunch Break) Cost: $75 Length: 6 weeks Venue: Northpine Christian College …

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Parents and Friends

Parents and Friends Meeting Minutes

The minutes from the most recent Parents and Friends meeting, 24 July, can be found here.

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2018 Next Step – Early School Leavers Survey

The Queensland Government is conducting its annual statewide survey of Year 10, 11 and 12 students who left school without obtaining Year 12 certification in 2017. The Early School Leavers survey is a short, confidential survey that collects information about what young people are doing the year after leaving school. …

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Year 8 Geography Excursion

For our Geography excursion this year, we first went to Osprey House, where we learnt about our native mangroves and the effect that they have on North Pine River.  We also learnt about the effects that we, as humans have on the environment around us, and how to interact more …

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Library Book Week

It’s that time of year again…from 19-24 August we celebrate Book Week! During Book Week we will have our “Old Library Book” sale where children can purchase a book/s for a gold coin donation. Books can be purchased in class time, or before and after school with parents or guardians. …

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Primary Sports News

Lunchtime AFL Auskick AFL Auskick is being offered to Prep to Year 2 students. Application forms have been given to students and anyone wanting to participate should apply as soon as possible. The program will commence on 7 August and run each Tuesday lunchtime until the end of Term 3. …

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ICAS Science – 2018

Results were recently received for the Primary students in Years 3-6 who took part in the ICAS Science competition in May this year. We were pleased to give out during our July 27 parade, five Distinction Certificates and sixteen Credits. One student, Mahlon Malcuit from 3A, received 98%, one point …

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District Athletics Relay Team

Well done to the 12 year girls relay team who finished second overall at the Pine Rivers District Athletics Carnival. Tiana Borody Ava Flugge Chloe Shapland Faith Rakabu

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Northpine Alumni

Calling All Alumni!

Northpine has amassed a tremendously talented and diverse group of alumni throughout the years. Now, we want to connect with them, share news about their old school and learn about what they have been up to. If you are a former student of Northpine Christian College, please visit this page …

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Enrolment for 2019

2019 Enrolments

Parents, do you wish to enrol another child in 2019? Please place your application forms for all year levels as soon as possible. Please note that interviews for Preps commence in Term 2. You can find the appropriate forms HERE.

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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

8-10 August: Year 7 Camp 9 August: Junior Speech Competition – Finals 13-15 August: Ekka Holidays 16 August: Infant (Prep-2) Athletics Carnival 17 August: ICAS Maths Competition (Years 3-7) For more info please visit our School Calendar

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