Issue 5 | 28 March 2017

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

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 that is also an important part of the school experience. Thank you staff, students and parents who assisted with the Japanese group that we had visiting us …

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Parent/Teacher Interviews

Year 1 to 12 Interim Reports will be available for you to access via the Parent Portal immediately after school on Friday 24 March. The purpose of producing these reports is to give you an early indication of the progress that students have made to date.  Teachers will indicate (a …

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Chaplain’s Chat

Fear —> Wisdom I am not a huge fan of heights… I’m comfortable in saying that I am actually quite scared of them. I’m pretty sure I’m right in making the huge generalisation that everyone has a fear.  It can be something as simple as spiders, clowns and cats, or …

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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! Melissa Borody What class or classes do you teach? Mondays and Tuesdays: Years 7-12 Home Economics and Year 12 SOR. How long have you been …

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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 Kobe Walker Beniah Barron Emily Logue Mason Baldwin Prep B Benjamin Colquhoun Gabriella …

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Year 1 Grandparent’s Lunch

Year One conducted a Grandparent’s Luncheon as part of their Integrated Studies Unit last Friday. The students recited a poem, and sang a number of songs to the delight of the grandparents. There was an abundance of food and juice for all to enjoy, and it was also an opportunity for …

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Drama Production

Drama rehearsals for “Annie Jr” have begun! Our cast of student actors, as well as musicians, will busily be working on the production for all of Term 2 in preparation for performances on 29-30 July 2017. We hope to see you all there.        

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Duke of Edinburgh

There were 24 Bronze level, four Silver and two Gold level of the Duke of Edinburgh Award participants who had their first training expedition in the Mount Mee State Forest from Friday 17 March ​to Sunday 19 March 2017. Students learned how to navigate through thick bush using a map and …

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GRIP Junior School Leadership Conference

The all-day Conference took place at the Sleeman Centre, Chandler, on Friday March 17. The Junior School leaders wrote, “Our excitement grew as we arrived at the Conference. We learned about “Responsibility” and how to be good leaders. At times, we had chances to meet and exchange ideas with student …

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ANZAC Day

On ANZAC Day, Tuesday 25 April, all students from Northpine have been invited to participate in the ANZAC Day March at Kallangur with the Pine Rivers RSL Sub Branch. Details of the march are as follows: 7:30am – 7:45am All children assemble outside the Kallangur Fair Shopping Centre – in …

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Digital Thumbprint Impact

Last Wednesday our Year 9 and 10 students heard presentations from the organisation Digital Thumbprint regarding the safe use of their social media sites e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, the use of hashtags… and posting of information. The presenter, Lucy, told real life stories of how people and organisations had …

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Open Evening Expo

All parents are invited to attend our annual Open Evening Expo, which will be taking place on Wednesday 17 May from 4:00-6:30pm. There will be fun activities, great food, and live music while you gain an insightful look into life at Northpine. Mark it on your calendars and bring a …

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Upcoming Events

  29 March: Interim Report Night 31 March: Term 1 Ends 18 April: Term 2 Begins 25 April: ANZAC Day For more info please visit our School Calendar

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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/children 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 3 April …

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All Parents Who Wish to Enrol Students for 2018

Please place applications for your children if you wish for them to commence at Northpine in 2018. Interviews for high school will commence later this term. Interviews for Prep will commence in term 2. Please email or bring your applications to the college office.

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