Issue 7 | 8 May 2018

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

I trust that each of you was able to take advantage of the long weekend and enjoy some rest and relaxation. Our annual Mother’s Day stall will be operating on Wednesday and Thursday this week. The work that our P&F does in this space provides a great service for our …

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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 3 Week 2 Prep A Ryan Lane Declan Clayton Prep B William Koolik Lily-Rose Irvine Prep C Josiah …

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The Eden Project Flourishes

Inspired by a key Bible story, Year 7-8 Challenge students have built their own successful veggie garden. On Thursday, The Eden Project students were able to harvest lettuce, two varieties of spinach and tat soi. They have spent the last few months working hard, preparing, building and tending to the …

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Primary Stormforce Service Program

The Primary School is learning how to actively serve others in our school community, participating in an initiative called Stormforce. Classes are given a service challenge to complete during the term. This term Years 3 and 4 have been challenged to meet with one high-school class to pray with them …

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Alfie competing in martial arts

Northpine Martial Arts Standout

Northpine Student Alfie Bullock, Year 3, was given six achievement awards for his outstanding results in Karate and Kickboxing competitions at the Gold Coast last weekend. He was awarded these for his continued excellence in tournaments and his outstanding sportsmanship and application of the rules. He trains three to four times a …

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Matt 14 Soup Kitchen Gets a New Home

On Monday 30 April, Matt 14 Kitchens began a new chapter. They moved into their new home adjoining the staff common room. The new space has a serving window and an outdoor dining area, freeing the kitchen area for cooking while students wait in a line outside. Mr Ian Baskin …

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Rugby Union NZ Tour

Jackson, Year 8, plays Rugby Union for the North Lakes Leopards in the Under 13s team. Each year the Under 13s do a tour to NZ. This year they went during the school holidays in early April. They spent the year beforehand fundraising for the trip so that all boys in …

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Mother’s Day Stall

The P&F Mother’s Day Stall is ready for the next two days! Prep to Year 6 classes will have time on 9-10 May to go have a look and purchase something special for their mothers. Prices range from $1 to $10.

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Age Nationals Swimming Competition

Taiha McPherson competed at the Age Nationals Swimming Competition in Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on 20-26 April 2018. She achieved some amazing results. She entered in the 14 years 50 metre Freestyle, ranked as 58th and finished 23rd Nationally with a new personal best of 27.73 seconds. Taiha also swam in two …

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QCSA State Title

Three Northpine boys, representing North Zone Under 11’s, were successful in winning the state title (QCSA – Queensland Christian Soccer Association) played over the long weekend. Hayden Farnsworth (6C), Coen Dickson (5C) and Finn Roose (5A) were all on the winning team. Well done!

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Northpine Brothers in North Queensland Games

Over the weekend of 4-6 May, Northpine Students Benjamin Holmlund (Year 12), and Sam Holmlund (Year 8) competed at the 2018 North Queensland Games. They competed in the sport of BMX Racing at Sarina BMX Club. Ben raced in a higher age class in 25+ Men. He was guaranteed a finalist …

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Primary Sports News

Our team did very well at last week’s Pine Rivers District Cross Country Carnival. A big thanks to all the staff and family  members who came and supported the event. Congratulations to all our runners, with special mention of the following students for qualifying for Regionals – well done! Rochelle …

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Sibling Photos

Sibling Photos – any families missed out can call Silver Rose on 3262 5788 by this Friday, 11 May 2018 to work out a convenient date to have a one off Photo Shoot. Co-Curricular Group Photos are available to order online from Wednesday, 9 May 2018.

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Open Night

Open Night 2018

Our Annual Open Night will be held on 23 May from 4:00 to 6:00pm with a short concert afterwards. All families are invited to attend and we encourage you to bring friends who might be looking for a new school. Teachers and staff will be available to talk and show …

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Book Fair

Library Book Fair

From 21 to 25 May, Northpine’s Library will be hosting their Annual Book Fair! The theme this year is Paws for Reading. Primary students will have the opportunity to come and look at books during the week and wishlist their favourite books. Parents can then come to purchase them after …

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Host a Japanese Student!

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AVS Mission Trip to Fiji

In July 2018 Adventist Volunteer Services, supported by the Seventh-day Adventist Church Headquarters of the South Pacific Division Office, will be heading out to Fiji for a short term mission trip. A group of volunteers from across our Division are heading out to hopefully complete this venture. If you are …

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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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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

9-10 May: P&F Mother’s Day Stall 13 May: Mother’s Day 15-17 May: NAPLAN Testing 18 May: ASSA Middle/Senior Touch Football Competition 22 May: Year 6 Parent Evening 23 May: Open Night 2018 For more info please visit our School Calendar

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