Issue 14 | 17 September 2019

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Last weekend Watson Park transformed into tent (and caravan) city, signalling that Big Camp 2019 has arrived. Big Camp is a great event and I invite you to consider attending some of the meetings if you are able. I am sure that you will receive a blessing. Until Wednesday afternoon …

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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 Wk9 Wk8 Prep A Shiloh Krol Matthew Stanbury Tino Masvaure Sophie Reeder Prep B Abigail Bugeja Sunny Sun Schafer …

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Year 10 Camp 2019

The Year 10 cohort recently returned from their school camp in NSW (21-30 August). It was a trip of a lifetime. The first stop was Avondale College of Higher Education, where students toured different academic faculties and began to consider their post-school options. We stayed in university dormitories, ate in …

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Speech Competition 2019

The finals of our Annual Primary Speech Competition were held on Friday, September 6 in the PA Centre. Staff, students from Years 2-6 and family members of those presenting, listened to an amazing group of young speakers presenting their riveting speeches! This year our Year 3 and 4 students spoke …

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Year 8 Invictus Mastery Event and Film Festival

This term, as part of their Challenge – Invictus classes, Year 8 students have been discussing the role that learning a new skill plays in fostering a strong sense of self-worth and confidence. Students selected and participated in a ‘Masterclass’ over a six week period to learn a new skill …

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Best of the Bands 2019

Recently, our Music Department hosted a Best of the Bands concert with performances from our Beginner Band, Primary Concert Band and High School Band. The audience was treated to a wide variety of styles ranging from traditional concert band music to film music and jazz. Involvement in music is such …

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Orchestra Workshop

Recently some of our Northpine band students attended an Inspire workshop and ‘Tributes’ concert with the Queensland Wind Orchestra, conducted by guest conductor Dr Rob McWilliams! Students were able to sit with the orchestra members during their sound check and final rehearsal, talk with regular conductor David Law and then …

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Living Better – Focus for Week 10 – Respect

A Wellbeing and Resilience Values Program initiative for Prep to Year 6 Students in 2019 This week teachers will explain to students that they are going to learn about respect.  They will be told that respect is showing proper regard for the rights, feelings and wishes of others.  The Bible …

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Library News

We have now come to the end of a busy Term 3, with everyone looking forward to the holidays and, for many, Big Camp. If you wish to keep reading through the holidays, remember Moreton Bay Region Libraries have a wonderful selection of books (including ebooks) to borrow, as well …

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Moreton Bay Regional Council – Spring Active Holidays Program

Council’s popular Active Holidays program returns this month with more than 80 exciting, fun and social activities available to keep your children active and entertained during the school holidays. From 23 September to 4 October students can try a new sport with archery, beach volleyball, gridiron and BMX, choose an …

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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

18 September: Last Day of Term 3  20 – 28 September : Big Camp  7 October: Queen’s Birthday Holiday 8 October: Term 4 begins – Summer uniform 9 October: Yr 11 – 12 ATAR Transition Parent Evening For more info please visit our School Calendar

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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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