Issue 5 | 2 April 2019

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Term 1 has certainly flown by quickly and there has been a lot of fun mixed in between the serious business of study. Just a reminder that you now have access to the Year 1 to 12 Interim Reports. The purpose of producing these reports is to give you an …

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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 9 Week 8 Prep A Sian Eberbach Oliver Keeble Zane Olsen Shiloh Krol Prep B Hannah Pritchard Georgie …

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interviews

Parent / Teacher Interviews Booking Process

Please find instructions on how to book interviews at this link.

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Middle/Senior Week of Worship

On the 11 – 15 of March, Northpine held their Annual Middle & Senior Week of Worship (WOW). This year’s theme was ‘Remote Control,’ which delved into some confronting conversations about the aspects of our lives that influence our character, emotions and decisions, leading us to question ‘what really controls …

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Story Dogs at Northpine

If you’ve seen a dog at school lately, and wondered why then this will interest you. Let me introduce, Shadow, a Story Dog. Shadow and his owner, Jen Kickbush, have been accredited by Story Dogs to come to Northpine Christian College to enable four children from grade two to be …

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Dukes Training Weekend

Nineteen students had their first training expedition for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in the D’Aguilar National Park (formerly Mount Mee State Forest) from Friday 22 March to Sunday 24 March 2019. Students learned how to navigate through thick bush using a map and compass, carry a full pack all day (some fuller than others!) and to work …

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Hughes Road East Upgrade

We have exciting news to share. Plans are underway to upgrade the corner of Hughes Road East and Old Gympie Road. Old Gympie will be upgraded from two lanes to four lanes between Anzac Avenue, Kallangur and Boundary Road, Dakabin. Traffic signals will also be installed at our intersection. On-road …

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Student Has Success in Horse Cutting

This weekend Darian, Year 9, competed at Chinchilla, as part of the National Horse Cutting competitions in the SQCHA (South Queensland Cutting Horse Association). Darian placed 3rd in his division at National level in the first meet of the season.  Darian scored 71, only missing out on first place by …

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Refresh Easter Service

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Organised Acts of Kindness Challenge

Students from the Year 7 OAK (Organised Acts of Kindness) Challenge Group have been given the opportunity to actively serve in our community this term. Each student was challenged to consider the value of living for more than themselves, and serving others. On two separate occasions students visited the Petrie …

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Year 1 Grandparents Lunch

A couple of weeks ago the Year 1 classes held their annual Grandparents Luncheon. Plenty of visitors came along and they thoroughly enjoyed the occasion. The children recited a poem, sang songs and shared stories they had written about their grandparents.

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Library News

We have finished Term 1 with quite a celebration. We encourage good manners in our Library space and we like to reward the best behaved class with a party in the Library. This term we had two exceptionally well behaved classes…1C and 6C. Both of these classes were quiet, left …

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Living Better – Focus for Week 10: Empathy

A Wellbeing and Resilience Values Program Initiative for Prep to Year 6 Students in 2019 Empathy is being able to sense or imagine what other people may be thinking or feeling. Being able to empathise with others allows us to help others who are feeling sad or experiencing a lowlight …

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Uniform Shop

Winter Uniform Requirements

Formal Uniform Prep – Year 9 – Blue college jumper with monogram. – Girls – navy tights may be worn during Terms 2 and 3 – optional. – Boys – long grey college trousers – optional. – Boys Year 7-9 the traditional college tie must be worn during Terms 2 and 3. Formal Uniform Year 10-12 The college …

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Year 1 Excursion to the Redcliffe Museum

This term the Year 1 classes have been learning about the past and present. They have explored the world around them, comparing it to the world of the past, noting changes in technology and how life used to be very different. During Week 9 the Year 1 classes participated in …

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Healthy & Active Moreton – Active Holidays April 8-18

Council’s popular Active Holidays Program returns next month with more than 60 recreation, sport and wellbeing activities available for school-aged children. From 8 to 18 April students can experience archery, cooking, synchronised swimming, karate, trampolining, drumming and much more. There is an activity for everyone and all activities are either …

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Enrolment for 2019

New 2020 Enrolments

Parents, do you wish to enrol another child in 2020? Have you placed your application for your child to commence Prep in 2020? Interviews begin immediately after the holidays. Enrolment forms can be downloaded HERE. Alternatively you are welcome to drop into the office to pick up forms. If you …

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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

4 April: Parent/Teacher Interviews 5 April: Term 1 Ends – Last Day of Classes 19 April: Good Friday 22 April: Easter Monday 23 April: Term 2 Begins – Winter Uniform 24 April: ANZAC Day Ceremony 25 April: ANZAC Day For more info please visit our School Calendar

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