Issue 3 | 5 March 2019

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

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

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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 Arya Krishna Flynn Backhouse Mae Martin Polly Nicholas Prep B Sunny Sun Abigail …

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Northpine OSHClub Wins Award

On Friday 1 March, Northpine’s outside hours care provider, Northpine OSHClub, was presented with the “Regional Service Excellence Award” for Brisbane North from the Junior Adventures Group of companies which they are a part of. They were nominated by Deb Tulloch, Regional Operations Manager. State Operations Manager, Bruce Hudson, presented …

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Primary Week of Worship 2019

The Primary School’s Week of Worship took place last week from 25 February to 1 March. The theme was “Cosmic Quest: God of the Universe”. This theme allowed for some entertaining hijinks and an impressive stage set-up. The Northpine Chaplaincy Team built a full size rocket ship. The hosts of …

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Bullying-Free NCC

Research indicates that the most effective way to prevent bullying is to develop a ‘whole school approach’ to deal with this issue. This is exactly what the Year 12 students from Northpine Christian College challenged the Middle/Senior students to do. They empowered students to take responsibility to disarm bullying, become a collective …

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Challenge – The Next Step Overnight Camps

Year 9 Challenge – The Next Step students braved the rainy weather on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights last week, camping at the school as part of the Overnight Camp. This week the remaining two groups camped out on Monday and Tuesday nights. The camps are in preparation for Survival …

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Living Better—Week 6 Focus: Remembering Highlights

A Wellbeing and Resilience Values Program Initiative for Prep to Year 6 Students in 2019 Highlights are happy, positive experiences that God blesses us with each day. This week the students will be encouraged to focus on the highlights in their lives and remembering them as blessings. In the Infant …

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Library News Graphic

QLD School Library Week

Did you know it is Qld School Library Week, Monday 4th – Friday 8th March, with its Theme – School Libraries Create Connections! Queensland school libraries positively influence the learning outcomes of students through teaching multiple literacies and encouraging a lifelong love of learning and reading.  In 2018, QSLA introduced the …

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Music Department Update

In Northpine’s thriving Music Department we have a fabulous year planned with concerts, competitions and excursions. We invite you to attend our very first concert of the year to see what our Strings students have been working on. This will be an event not to be missed! Parents of students …

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GRIP Leadership Conference

Our Junior Student Leadership team consisting of our Student Leaders, House Captains and Student Chaplains, recently attended the annual GRIP Leadership Conference on the Sunshine Coast. Hundreds of Junior Student Leaders from schools around the Sunshine Coast and hinterland attended the event, held on Thursday, February 21, which again highlighted …

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Northpine Comets

A few Northpine Prep students have joined a casual indoor soccer team and played together for the first time on 28 February. They thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The team has been named the Northpine Comets.

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Year 1 Parents Craft Activity

Thank you to the Year 1A parents who joined us for an afternoon of Art/Craft. It was great seeing the parents and children interacting and having fun together.

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Enrolment for 2019

New 2020 Enrolments

Parents, do you wish to enrol another child in 2020? 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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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

6 March: Whole School Cross Country 7-8 March: Yr 9 Outdoor Ed Canoe Expedition 11-15 March: Secondary Week of Worship 12 March: Parents and Friends Meeting 18 March: ASSA Touch Competition (Boondall) For more info please visit our School Calendar

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