Issue 3 | 27 February 2018

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

Term 1 is half over and now is as good a time as ever to ensure that your student/s is/are settled in and achieving to the best of their ability. All too often students reach the end of Term 1 and realise that life has taken time at the expense …

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Chaplain’s Chat

RING, RING… It’s for you… I was sitting at a Café the other day and looked around all the people and noticed that their faces were glowing. Their faces were glowing from the ambient light of their mobile phones. It was an interesting sight to see people of all ages …

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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! Which class or classes do you teach? Year 11 Maths A and the Student Welfare Coordinator. How long have you been working at Northpine? This …

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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 5 Week 4 Prep A Dhrishay Gohil Jack Reid Aayush Nair Zoe Pedersen Prep B India Kluczkowski Cecilia …

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OSHClub

OSHClub Newsletter

Please find attached the OSHClub Newsletter.

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Week of Worship Speakers

Secondary Week of Worship 2018

The Middle and Senior School Week of Worship has arrived. Beginning on 26 February, secondary students at Northpine will have an hour of chapel each day built on the theme “Equip”. Normally, they would listen to the same guest speaker throughout the week, but this time is different. Each day …

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Year 12 Leadership Team

Year 12 Leadership Breakfast

On Tuesday 13 February the Northpine Leadership Team had the pleasure of attending a leadership breakfast. The main takeaway from the day was, ‘when being a leader it’s never about you, it’s about elevating others and not yourself’. The guest speaker, Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Grills, spoke about his experiences as …

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Primary Sports News

After School Sport In Term 1, AFL Auskick has commenced at Northpine after school on Tuesdays from 3:15-4:15pm. The program will run every Tuesday until 20 March. Registrations can still be made at play.afl/auskick Please contact Chris Ryan on 0439136996 or email Chris.Ryan@afl.com.au for more details Coach John Sorensen will …

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GRIP Junior School Leaders Conference

Our Junior Student Leaders recently attended the annual GRIP Leadership Conference at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Chandler. Hundreds of Junior Student Leaders from schools around Brisbane attended the event, held on Monday 26 February, which focused on the qualities good leaders should possess. This particular conference was based around …

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Old Digital Cameras Wanted

If you have an old working digital camera or any affiliated parts (ie. SD cards, SD card readers) that you would be willing to donate to the Digital Technologies team, please contact Natalie at natalie.hamilton@northpine.qld.edu.au. We will help you live sustainably by reusing these cameras to learn about peripheral devices and …

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Year 11 and 12 Visit to QAGOMA

On Friday 9 February, The Senior Visual Arts students visited the Gallery of Modern Art and the Queensland Art Gallery as part of their unit of work studying “Surroundings” and “Human Condition”.  While learning about the artworks, students created imitations of the work they viewed and also participated in a …

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Values Program

Shining Lights

This year at Northpine Christian College our Primary School is enjoying a new Values Program entitled ”Shining Lights” and this is featured on a lighthouse display in each classroom. Every Monday we focus on a new value by learning what the value is and how to practise it.  So far …

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ISDCN Parent Webinar Program

Please find the information on upcoming events in the ISDCN Parent Webinar Program.

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Year 8 Camp

On 13-16 February, the Year 8 students went to Emu Gully, which is a Christian Adventure Camp where students are challenged by activities that are based on the Anzac theme. Activities varied from wading through waist-high mud to scrambling through caves and narrow tunnels. We also ran a talent night …

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Library News

On Monday 26 March, students will enjoy a visit from author Aleesah Darlison to launch her new book Yay! It’s Library Day, which has been illustrated by thirty students from across Australia. What makes this event extra special is that Emily Chester, one of our very own students, had her artwork …

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Young Writers Camp

This event will be three inspired days of creativity and collaboration, where 20 like-minded young people (aged 15-17) will explore and develop their love of creative writing in a fun, relaxed and supportive environment. Led by a team of professional writers, Young Writers Camp will help you to develop your …

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Year 1 Parents Crafts Day

Last week Year 1A invited their parents to come along and join in the Craft lesson as part of their unit on Families. Despite the heat, we had a number of parents participate in the sewing craft and the children enjoyed the opportunity of interacting with their families. -Ms Anna Tinalli, …

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FREE KIDS GOLF LESSONS/GAMES

Pine Rivers Golf Club “A GAME FOR LIFE & FOR ALL” We are giving your children the opportunity to learn and play the great game of golf. It is fun, exciting and gives each individual the chance to learn new skills physically and mentally. Each Free Pack offers each child …

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Upcoming Events

26 February-2 March: Secondary Week of Worship 5 March: TNS Overnight Camp A 6 March: TNS Overnight Camp B 7 March: TNS Overnight Camp C 8 March: Year 12 Biology Trip to Hastings Point 8-9 March: ODE Canoe Expedition For more info please visit our School Calendar

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Enrolment for 2019

2019 Enrolment

Parents, do you wish to enrol another child in 2019? Please place your application forms for all year levels as soon as possible. Please note that interviews for Preps commence in Term 2. You can find the appropriate forms HERE.

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