Issue 14 | 29 August

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

I would like to thank the ladies who gave of their time to plan and run the Fathers-Day Stall. I know the students enjoy buying their Fathers a present and these ladies provide the perfect opportunity for this to happen. I hope all the Fathers out there have a wonderful …

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Chaplain’s Chat

There is more than one book in the Bible that gives us advice, but there is a book that is just full wisdom to live by.  The book of Proverbs was written by Solomon, a man wise enough to ask God for more wisdom. In Chapter 1 verses 8, 9 …

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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? 3B How long have you been working at Northpine? This year is 6 years. How did you first …

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Merit Awards

Merit Awards

Congratulations to our weekly Junior School award winners! This week we only have Junior winners due to the EKKA holidays and the Library Book Parade. Class Week 7 3A David Bull Matilda Legrand 3B Samuel Colquhoun Zithelo Yalala 3C Ruby Hill Lucas Pritchard 4A Harry Fritz Cooper Borody 4B Cian-Lyric …

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Year 11 Study Tour

The Year 11 Study Tour was a memorable experience for all who were able to attend. It started at 5:30 am on Thursday 17 August when the students arrived at school eager to board the coach bound for Avondale College. Students were shown around the college and ate most of their …

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Deep Blue Music Concert

DeepBlue are coming to Northpine! Definitely don’t miss this concert! DeepBlue are professional string players who play very contemporary songs. They are well known for being finalists on Australia’s Got Talent a few years ago. Tickets can be bought online at https://www.trybooking.com/RGDT or at Northpine Reception. Adults: $25 Children (3-17): $10 Families: …

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D of E – Bronze Qualifying Walk

August 27-28, 2017 Early Sunday morning on August 27, a group of twenty two 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. This involves a mixture of following rough …

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Year 5 class on excursion

Year 5 Planetarium Excursion

Year 5 had the privilege of some off-campus learning when they visited the Planetarium on 11 August. Students were able to put into practice what they had been learning about the Solar System as well as increase their knowledge on the topic. Students were rewarded with a sunny day in the …

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Secondary Sports News

District Athletics Carnival Wow, what a fantastic effort from our Secondary students at the recent Athletics Carnival. As a school we had our best District Carnival to date! The athletes listed below qualified in the top 4 or 6 (depending on the event) at the District Carnival and will progress …

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Empowering Workshop for Young Female Leaders

On Thursday 10 August, La Boite Theatre Company hosted an event for young female student leaders called “She Was Asking for It”. The evening consisted of a panel conversation and workshop for young women in response to their latest production, Blackrock, followed by a viewing of the work. Three of …

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Book Character Parade

A big thank you to all the students, parents and teachers for all the effort put in to the costumes and for making this years’ Children’s Book Week Parade a success! Thank you for the gold coin donations. They will go towards new books in the library which will hopefully …

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Internet Safety Seminar

The parent seminar is for all anyone who cares for kids with access to the internet: parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends and anyone who cares for and looks after our precious children! This will take place in the PA centre on Wednesday 11 Oct at 7pm. More details HERE. The parent …

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Refresh FX

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Theatre Performance for a Good Cause

What: The Teenage Alchemist by Angela Betzien, starring former 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 brave …

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Upcoming Events

  29-30 August: P&F Father’s Day Stall 3 September: Father’s Day 4-8 September: Child Protection Week 6-13 September: Secondary School Exams 13 September: Term 3 Ends For more info please visit our School Calendar

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Northpine Sharks

Rugby College Cup

The Rugby League Season is now finished for the Secondary Schools College Cup. Northpine Sharks were in a draw for second place on the ladder, however, another school came ahead of us in the for and against scores, leaving the Sharks to play-off for third place. The Sharks played Trade …

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Music Instrument Lessons

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Vacation Care Fun Times at CLUB Northpine

Northpine Christian College Outside School Hours Care There’s no need for your child/ren to be bored these holidays! CLUB Northpine’s Vacation Care program is for children from Prep to 12 years of age and will fill their holiday with action and fun times. The program runs from Monday 25 – …

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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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Uniform Shop

Parents buying and selling second-hand uniforms are available download the app clk2sell. The Emergency clothing stock is low so if you have any unwanted uniform items, we would welcome any donations please. These can be left at the Uniform Shop or Reception.

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