Issue 13 | 18 August 2017

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

There is a lot on the program for the final 5 weeks of Term 3. Our Year 10 and 11 students left on their camps on Thursday this week. Year 10 is heading to outback Queensland for their adventure and I know they will enjoy the various activities that they …

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Teacher Feature

What class or classes do you teach? The best class in the school… Year 4A. How long have you been working at Northpine?  7 years, give or take a term or two! How did you first discover you wanted to be a teacher?  I fell in love with teaching after …

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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 5 Week 4 Prep A Zandisile Yalala Charlie Webb Beniha Barron Jasmine Gray Prep B Benjamin Colquhoun Jarrod …

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Primary sport winners

Primary Sports News

SPORT CARNIVALS The Infant Athletics Carnival took place on Thursday, 17 August. It was great to see a huge turnout of parents and family members to cheer on our Preps, Year 1 and Year 2 students. A big thank you to all the staff who officiated events and well done …

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BOSBL 2017

Senior Girls: After coming in 3rd on the ladder in Division 2 in the regular season (and only missing second by 1 win), the girls played off for 3rd and 4th position. The girls were utterly dominant, winning 44-4 against Northside Christian College Senior Girls Team 2. It was a …

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Primary Speech Competition

The finals of our Annual Primary Speech Competition were held on Thursday, August 3 in the PA Centre. This year our Year 3 and 4 students had the topic “A Unique Animal in God’s Creation” and the Year 5 and 6 students spoke about “The World in Fifty Years’ Time.” …

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Kiah Vescovi

USC Headstart Program

Kiah from Year 11 has completed Introduction to Behavioural Health with high distinction in her University of the Sunshine Coast program of study as part of her “Headstart” program. Kiah has will continue to study a university subject whilst at school in Year 11 and has been very successful in …

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Bronze Practice Walk – D of E

August 6-7, 2017 Early Sunday morning on 6 August, a group of twenty four students hiked from Boombana Day Use Area near Mount Nebo down to the camp at Blue Gum Flats.  There were  four groups and four different routes to our campsite requiring a steady descent down into the valley. One involved more than a dozen …

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Karate World Cup

GKR Karate World Cup

The ninth GKR Karate World Cup was held on the Gold Coast 4-6th August. Over three thousand of the worlds best karate competitors from all over Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and the USA competed over the three days. Jake Ayres and Chloe Shapland both competed in individual Kata and …

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Natasha Pidgeon

Olympic Athlete in the Making

Congratulations must go to student athlete Natasha Pidgeon who not only broke records in our Interschool Athletics Carnival in the 100m, 200m, 400m and Long Jump but then went onto to the District Athletics Carnival and broke records in the 100m and 200m.  Natasha has also earned the Pierre de …

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The Teenage Alchemist

What: The Teenage Alchemist by Angela Betzien, starring former students NCC students Robyn Payne and Jesse Pinkowski. When: 23rd September at 7pm Where: Performing Arts Centre, NCC SYNOPSIS When two young people living with cancer meet online in an internet chat room, they form an unlikely bond, but are they …

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Annie Jr Photos

Annie  muscial photos are available to help support the musical production costs – if you would like to order, please send an email to cindy.sykes@northpine.qld.edu.au Details below: Orders need to be in by next Friday August 25.   Photo Package – $20 Includes: – USB Flash drive with photos from performance, backstage …

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Woolworths Earn and Learn

WOOLWORTHS EARN AND LEARN It is easy for kids, parents, grandparents, staff, neighbours, friends – absolutely anyone – to help our school. This is how it works… Northpine Christian College does not have a box at every Woolworths, therefore your stickers can be dropped off at school.  Thank you for …

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Music Instrument Lessons

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Upcoming Events

21-25 August: Book Week 25 August: Book Character Parade 27-28 August: D of E Qualifying Camp 29-30 August: P&F Father’s Day Stall 3 September: Father’s Day For more info please visit our School Calendar

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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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