Issue 19 | 21 November 2017

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

It is hard to believe that I am writing my final newsletter for 2017 and that we are already thinking and planning for 2018. Just a reminder that our Years 1-6 Awards Night Program is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm on Monday 4 December and the Years 7-12 Awards Night …

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Chaplain’s Chat

The Best Christmas Ever I want you to close your eyes and picture your perfect Christmas—the smell of the BBQ, the kids playing in the pool or the sound of Uncle Joe snoring from the recliner in the lounge room. Imagine twinkling lights on the Christmas tree, Christmas crackers on …

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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? I teach English and Religious Studies subjects from Years 8 to 11. How long have you been working …

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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 7 Week 6 Prep A Leonard Cho Matthew Stainwall Isabelle Bugeja Lincoln Reeder Prep B Makanaka Murubi Rufaro …

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Year 12 Formal

Kings and Queens at the Year 12 Formal

Sandstone Point Hotel Bribie Island was the venue for the 2017 formal. It was a great evening and the students looked amazing. A wide range of sports cars and limousines were used to transport the young people in their formal attire to the red carpet to make them look and feel …

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Students Splash Into Noosa River

Sixteen lucky Year 9 students explored the waterways of Noosa’s Cooloola area for Mr Dever’s Outdoor Education class on Thursday and Friday, 9th-10th November. They launched canoes and kayaks from Harry’s Hut, a historic bushman’s lodge, and paddled three kilometres down the river to their campsite. Along the way, students …

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Primary Sports News

SPORT CARNIVALS Our Year 3-6 Primary Inter-House Carnival was a huge success with a large number of records broken. At the end of the day the House Champions were Stradbroke on 941 points followed by Fraser 804 and  Moreton 660. Well done to all swimmers who competed in their events and …

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An Award Fit for a Queen

Monique Robertson has been giving selflessly to the community and participating in her Girls’ Brigade squad for a number of years now and consequently has been awarded the Queen’s Award by the governor. The Queen’s Award is the highest award to be obtained in The Girls’ Brigade and is an …

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Year 12 Camp to 1770

Year 12 Camp to 1770

What a great camp experience the Year 12 Class of 2017 had at 1770. The staff at Captain Cook Holiday Village were once again very hospitable and treated us like royalty whilst staying there. On day one, the students were treated to a boat ride to Lady Musgrave Island which …

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Yr 7-12 Australian Mathematics Competition Results

55 students from Year 7 to 11 at our College entered the Australian Mathematics Competition this year.  The following outstanding results were obtained: 28 Credits (Yr 7) Sovala Alia, Ethan Haley, Eilidh Meighan, Sarah Oxford, Annalie Riley, Amber Whiting (Yr 8) Ryan Boughen, Brooke Howard, Cooper Redman, Elaina Rycroft, Janna …

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P&F News

Walk-a-thon Details The Parents & Friends Walk-a-thon was a great success. Many thanks to the students, teachers, parents and family who supported the children in both fundraising and involvement on the day. A special thanks to the parents who gave up their time to help the students and the P&F …

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Refresh: Light Up the Night

Join us for a fun and relaxed Northpine Christmas celebration – Sun Dec 3 @ 5pm!  For the whole family and your friends. Incredible Northpine talent from both the high school and primary school; The Vine Café & Chill Out; Food Vans, Fun Free Kids Zone with inflatables, face-painting and …

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Operations Management at Costco

The Year 11 Business class was privileged to have a site tour and presentation of Costco North Lakes last Thursday. The students were exposed to information on how the Costco business operates and obtains its stock, along with info about its marketing, memberships, quality management and stock control business systems. …

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Library Book Sale

Thank you to everyone who contributed towards our Library Book sale with your gold coin donations. We were able to purchase a variety of lovely new books for the library, some of which are pictured here. We appreciate your support.

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QUT Future Leader

Cheyanna Wilson has been chosen to represent Northpine Christian College in the QUT Future Leaders Program. She will attend workshops, debates, presentations and activities at QUT over the next two years where she will be stimulated to think outside the box in a range of academic endeavours. She will work …

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Information Relevant to Primary School, 2018

Date Event 15 January 2018 Class placement email will be sent to all parents Meet & Greet Day invitation will be mailed out to students. 22 January 2018 Meet & Greet Day 23 January 2018 Official First Day – Classes begin Term Dates for 2018 Term 1:  23 Jan to …

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Road to Bethlehem

Road to Bethlehem

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Options to Stay Active During Holidays

Below you will find some information on several different programs to help your students stay active during the holidays. Gymnastics, Tumbling and Cheerleading Cricket NRL Beach Holiday Clinic

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Teen Holiday Workshops at Your Local Library

Grades 7-12 You’re sure to find workshops to suit you at Moreton Bay Region Libraries these school holidays. The best bit is they’re FREE! Build and program robots, sew a summer top, paint a landscape on canvas, pick up tips on boosting your YouTube channel, and much more. Plus, join …

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Upcoming Events

22 November: Prep Swimming Carnival 23-28 November: Middle School Exams 24 November: Years 1&2 Swimming Carnival 1 December: Prep Christmas Concert 4 December: Years 1-6 Awards Night 5 December: Years 7-12 Awards Night For more info please visit our School Calendar

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School Banking 2017 Winner

Our last banking day for 2017 will be Thursday November 23rd. (There will be no banking in the last week of school.) Banking will resume on Thursday February 1st 2018. The winner of the 2017 Banking Pizza Party – the class with the most deposits this year – is 2B! …

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Tuckshop Information

The tuckshop will not be open on the last day of school, Friday December 1st. Parents will also need to update their child’s class on munch monitor at the commencement of next year and if their child has left the school, they can remove the student from their munch monitor account. There …

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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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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 4 – …

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