Issue 19 | 27 November 2018

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

It is hard to believe that November is more than half over and that we are busy thinking and planning for 2019. Just a reminder that our Year 1-6 Awards Night Program is scheduled to begin at 6.30 pm on Monday 10 December while the Year 7-12 Awards Night Program …

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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. Week 6 awards were only for Prep and Year 1. Here are the names of our most recent Merit Award winners: Class Week 7 Week 6 Prep A Ryan Lane Harrison …

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Year 12 Dedication Night

On Wednesday 14 November, the Northpine Year 12 Class of 2018 gathered in the Performing Arts Centre for their Dedication. The Northpine Chaplaincy Department ran the service, saying, “As the Class of 2018 looks forward to the next phase of their lives, they will be challenged to apply the academic, spiritual and …

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Year 12 Formal

On Thursday 15 November, the Northpine Class of 2018 gathered for their Year 12 Formal at Sandstone Point Hotel. They arrived to make their red carpet entrance, cheered on by friends and family. Dinner soon followed inside the hotel. The following morning, the Northpine Staff hosted the Year 12 Class …

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StormForce ADRA Pantry Donations

Throughout the school year, the Primary School has been participating in Stormforce Challenges, to serve the local community. Recently, the Stormforce leadership team wanted to challenge the students with something more physical that could show tangible results. They contacted John Taylor, who coordinates the ADRA Pantry at Pine Rivers Church, …

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Acts of Kindness Change the Community

Students in Year 9 at Northpine Christian College have been working hard, both behind the scenes and in the community over the last few months. The journey commenced at the beginning of the 2018 school year when these students took part in a well-being program called, “Challenge – The Next …

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Councillor Sims Library Visit

Our week began with a special visit from Councillor Denise Sims from Moreton Bay Regional Council.  She presented certificates to students, Genevieve Dennis and Amy Wiggill, who completed their Premier’s Reading Challenge earlier this year. Councillor Sims shared with the Middle and Senior school students about the value of reading …

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Northpine Student Becomes Karate Champion

Year 6 student, Jake Ayres, competed in the GKR International Karate ‘National Finals’ Tournament in Melbourne on Saturday and took Gold in his age group. He is now the National Kumite Champion for 2018 for his age division. The tournament was held at the Wantirna South Sports Stadium in Victoria. …

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Primary Values Program

Throughout the year, the Primary School has been learning about a new value each week. Some examples include responsibility, integrity and respect. On Monday 26 November, each student in the Primary School was given a glow stick to remind them that “Good Character Shines Through” and to use these values …

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Primary Sports

Congratulations to Stradbroke house for winning this year’s perpetual trophy at the Junior Swimming Carnival. It was great to see so many family members come out and cheer on the students. It was a wonderful day of swimming – well done students and thank you staff for making the event …

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Reducing “HANGRY” Time

Danielle Savic is a paediatric dietician working for Paeds in a Pod who is writing a series for us full of information and advice to help you make informed decisions about your child’s nutritional health. Afternoon tea can be a time when you might find your little one is “HANGRY!”. They’ve had …

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OSHClub

OSHClub Holidays Program

You can find information on the OSHClub School Holidays program here.

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MBRC Active Holidays Program

Moreton Bay Regional Council – Healthy & Active Moreton has 100s of free and low-cost recreation, sport, fitness and wellness activities available for residents to participate in through to the end of the year and start of 2019, so there is no excuse not to stay healthy & active in …

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Positive Parenting Seminar

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Brisbane Roar Holiday Clinics

The Brisbane Roar are bringing their Roar Active Holiday Clinics for ages 6-12 to the following ever-popular indoor locations. This is an ideal way to gain extra skills playing the beautiful game while having FUN with our expert team of coaches. DECEMBER INDOOR CLINICS 17th 18th 19th December- Brisbane City Indoor …

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Story Dogs

Do you have a well-behaved, fairly obedient dog that likes to be around children? Do you have a couple of hours free each week of the school terms?  Then you and your dog could help the children of Northpine Christian College become confident, accomplished readers. If you are keen but …

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Uniform Shop

Uniform Shop Bookings – January 2019

Uniform Fitting Appointments for back to school requirements are now open APPOINTMENTS ONLY 3 & 5 December — 9:00am – 11:00am 21 – 24 January — 8:30am – 3:00pm REGISTRATION/MEET AND GREET DAY 29 JANUARY 8:30 – 11:00am by appointment only 1:00 – 3:00pm no appointment necessary Book Online: http://www.schoolinterviews.com.au/book …

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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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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

27 November: Yr 9 TNS Parent Evening 28 November: Prep – Yr 2 Swimming Carnival 29 November – 4 December: Year 7-9 Exams 30 November: Yrs 10 and 11 Activities 6 December: Prep Activity Day 7 December: Prep Christmas Concert For more info please visit our School Calendar

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