Issue 16 | 16 October 2018

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

Welcome back to Term 4, 2018.  The rain we have been receiving is really very welcome although everything is becoming quite waterlogged. Our Year 12s have a couple of weeks of school left before they sit for their final exams and then enjoy the celebrations associated with completing their schooling. …

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2018 Residential Address Data Collection

This is a statement from the Government on data collection that will begin today, 16 October. 2018 Student Residential Address and Other Information collection notice This notice is from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training (the department), to advise you that the department has requested that your child’s …

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Re-enrolment Forms

Thank you to those who have returned their re-enrolment forms to the office. If your forms are still outstanding please return them as soon as possible. This helps us best plan for the 2019 school year.

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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 TERM 4 Prep A Aleeyah Hulley Kanish Saran Prep B Isabel Spallek Isla Jensen Prep C Liliana …

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Strong NAPLAN Results for Northpine

The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority released the 2018 NAPLAN Outcomes for all Queensland schools, and Northpine has posted some very strong results. Each of the Years 3 ,5, 7, and 9 classes had at least 93% of students above the National Minimum Standard in every area of study. Based on average …

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D of E Silver Qualifying Expedition – Moreton Island

On Friday 12 October, fourteen Silver Duke of Edinburgh students caught the MICAT Ferry to the World Heritage listed Moreton Island.  This was the final Qualifying Expedition for the Silver Award.  Moreton Island is a beautiful and spectacular sand island with clear waters, sandy beaches and freshwater lakes.   We set out for the east coast …

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End of Year Music Concert

Hello Northpine Students and Parents, As you all know, the end of year music concert is coming up quickly! With all musical items developing at a rapid rate the only thing left is for you all to take part in this eventful night and join the music department in celebrating …

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Duke of Edinburgh – Gold Awards 2018

Northpine Christian College is proud to have three of our participants complete the The Gold Award for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in 2018.  Two of our awardees were able to attend the Gold Award Ceremony which took place at City Hall on Friday, 21 September 2018.  The awards …

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Primary Stormforce

As a part of their Stormforce Challenge, the Infant School wrote letters to someone in the community. Preps wrote to the fire fighters, Year 1 wrote to the police officers and Year 2 wrote to the paramedics. Mrs Heidi Richardson, Year 2 teacher, received a thank you from the North …

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What’s Love Got to Do With It – Postponed

The previously advertised weekend of events hosted by Refresh with speaker Trafford Fischer has been postponed until next year due to unforeseen circumstances. It was planned for 26-27 October. We apologise if you have already made plans for this event and hope you will be able to attend next year!

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Pacific Island Culture Books – Library

We have a range of beautiful books on Pacific Island culture available for borrowing by teachers and students. The different stories come from New Zealand, Samoa, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Tuvalu, Tonga, Fiji, Niue and Kiribati and explain about everyday life and traditions. Please feel free to come in to the …

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2019 Moreton Bay Regional Council Study Grant

Applications are now open for Moreton Bay Regional Council’s 2019 Don Perrin Environmental Bursary. This $2,000 study grant will assist a resident of the Moreton Bay region commencing their first year of an environmental-based university degree in 2019. Eligibility and selection criteria apply – for further information and to apply, …

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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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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

22 October: Pupil Free Day / Prep Orientation 24 October: Adventure Race 26 October: World Teacher’s Day 29 October – 2 November: Year 12 Exams For more info please visit our School Calendar

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