Issue 16 | 10 October 2017

Principal’s Briefing

Welcome back to Term 4, 2017, which is now well underway.  Our Year 12 students have three weeks of school left before they sit for their final exams and then enjoy the celebrations associated with completing their schooling. No doubt they will be will looking forward to an enjoyable and …

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Trapped?

Have you ever been trapped? I have a scar on my finger to always remind me of when I was trapped. When I was much younger I put my finger down the drain hole of the bath and of course it became trapped. I can’t remember much more after that, …

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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? Year 6A How long have you been working at Northpine? Six years How did you first discover you …

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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 1 Prep A Tom Magin Alexander Morrissey Prep B Zelda Bello Sebastian Jovanovic Prep C Malaika Morseu Hudson …

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Mr Minns Gifted With Casio Calculators

Classes at Northpine Christian College have been using Casio calculators for many years. As Maths HOD, Mr Ray Minns has had regular contact with the office staff at Casio in Sydney while also attending locally-run Casio Workshops.  Northpine is also a “Prime School” with Casio, which gives us rewards such …

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Music Department News

Late last term the Music Department held a recruitment day for Years 4 & 5 students to trial a range of band instruments. The purpose was to help students discover new interests and the day proved successful with 36 students signing up to join our band program! As music teachers, …

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Year 10 Trade Taster

A big well done must be passed on to Lachlann Smith, Jack Fairweather and Luke Stiller for getting out of their comfort zones to have one day off each week for six weeks to attend TAFE and participate in TAFE’s Trade Taster program where the boys were put through a …

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Enrolment Confirmation for 2018

Have you filled out your Enrolment Confirmation form for 2018? If not, you still have time to do it. Here is the link to get the process started: https://northpine.cp.adventist.edu.au/ Please contact the office should you need assistance. If you do not yet have access to SEQTA, you can fill out a paper …

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parents & friends walk-a-thon

Parents & Friends Walk-a-thon 3 November

The Northpine Christian College Parent & Friends Association Walk-a-thon is a great fundraiser. Students are able to help raise money for their school while having the benefit of exercise and fun as they walk the course. The top three fundraisers will receive an awesome prize! Prizes will be awarded during …

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Library Reading Rangers Book Club

In Term 4, we will be doing a trial run of an after school book club for students called Reading Rangers, to be held in the Library Resource Centre.  It will be an opportunity for students to talk about what they have been reading, participate in a craft related to books, find …

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Parents Internet Safety Seminar

The parent seminar is for 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 session precedes …

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CLUB Northpine

Northpine Christian College Outside School Hours Care We are now taking bookings for the upcoming pupil-free day on: Monday, 16 October 2017 – LEGO CHALLENGES: making, building and creating with Lego We are open from 6:30am-6pm. Please contact the Northpine Christian College Early Learning Centre to make a booking.  Booking …

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Former Student Earns Bursary

Former Northpine student and budding scholar from the class of 2015, Tiffanie Turnbull has received a well-deserved $1,000 bursary from the National Council of Women of Queensland. It was presented by Mayor Allan Sutherland for the work that Tiffanie has been doing in her community with the Pine Rivers District …

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Upcoming Events

11 October: Parent Internet Safety Session 16 October: Prep Orientation Day 17 October: ASSA Middle/Senior Netball and Volleyball Competition 18 October: Middle/Senior Adventure Race 25-27 October: Year 6 Camp For more info please visit our School Calendar

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Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) 2018

Queensland’s longest running and most comprehensive Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) event, now in its 37th year, will provide the best opportunity for your students and their parents to gain an insight into the array of courses and career opportunities on offer from a wide range of education providers that are locally based and …

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Depression Recovery Program

We thought that some might find this event of interest. It is not run by Northpine Christian College, but it will take place locally on 15 October at Pine Rivers SDA Church.

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ADF Info Sessions

Please find the attached information for Australian Defence Force Information Nights: ADF Careers – Info Session – BNE – 12.10.17 ADF Careers – Info Session – North Lakes – 17.10.17 Comms IT and Intelligence Roles – Info Session – BNE – 24.10.17

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