Issue 17 | 24 October 2017

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

Prep Orientation 2017 has come and gone and we are very grateful that so many parents were able to join us for the day. We really value your interest in the education of your children. Thanks to our Junior School staff who willingly supported the program and a special thanks …

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Chaplain’s Chat

The Eye in the Sky I grew up in a family of ‘Rev Heads’ so naturally I became one myself. I am a Ford fan, always have been and always will be. In October every year there is a major event in the motor racing industry that is arguably the …

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Teacher Feature graphic of apple on desk.

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 1 How long have you been working at Northpine? 4 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 3 Week 2 Prep A Ari O’Grady Maxwell Knowles Zandisile Yalala Beniah Barron Prep B Christian Mathews Faith …

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Parents and Friends Update

Reminder that Walk-a-thon funds are due this Friday 10 November and presentations will be made in Parade on Friday 17 Nov. Also, put your name on the form. The top three fundraisers will receive an awesome prize! The Parents & Friends Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 14 November at 6pm …

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End of Year Concert – Music Department

There has been some absolutely amazing work occurring in our Music Department this year. Every now and again you get to see evidence of this (different events, different audiences) but on November 7 we have our annual end of year concert! Each year this has become a bigger and better …

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Parents and 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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Internet Safety Education

On 11 and 12 October, Brett Lee, from Internet Safe Education, presented to both students and parents about how to stay safe on the internet. It was an informative educational presentation from the highly credible Mr Lee who served 22 years as a Queensland Police detective and also worked in the …

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Library News

In Week 5 the library will be hosting a book sale of old library books as we gradually update our collection. Items can be purchased for a gold coin donation and all monies will go toward purchasing new books for the library. Children can purchase books in class library time. …

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DAY FOR DANIEL – DRESS IN MUFTI WEARING SOMETHING RED

As you know, Bruce and Denise Morcombe visited our school in October last year. On Friday, 27 October Northpine Christian College will once again be showing our support to the Daniel Morcombe Foundation by hosting a Day for Daniel, where children can dress in mufti wearing something red. The Foundation’s …

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Uniform Bookings January 2018

Uniform Fitting Appointments for back to school requirements are now open and set for November 27 & 29 January 15/16/17/18 All purchases at these times require an appointment please. For general purchases without students please book a single appointment under your family name. This is to ensure individual service and …

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Family FX – Refresh

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Road to Bethlehem

Road to Bethlehem

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Parent Webinar 12

Parent Webinar 12 – Solution Focused approaches to anxiety – a toolkit for parents 8.15PM AEDST on November 8th, 2017 Event detail & registration <here> PLEASE NOTE – Parents do not need to register – just turn up on the night at: https://zoom.us/j/865845192 Many thanks to the NSW Parents Council …

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Know Your Options Info Session – ACU

Monday 18 December, 3.30 to 6pm Choosing what to study is challenging enough without trying to decode changing entry requirements, pathway options, and university terminology. We get it. And we’ve got you. Come along to Know Your Options, our information session where you can: talk to experts about your course …

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Upcoming Events

  25 October: Middle/Senior Adventure Race 25-27 October: Year 6 Camp 27 October: Day for Daniel – Wear Red 30 October-3 November: Year 12 Exams/Library Book Sale 6-10 November: Year 12 Camp For more info please visit our School Calendar

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