Issue 8 | 23 May 2017

High School Rally

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Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

Open Night 2017 seemed to be well received and I would like to thank our parents and extended family members for supporting it so well. Having all of you there enhanced the picture of Northpine that the many first time visitors took home with them. A big thank you to …

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Chaplain’s Chat

God’s Promises To You: A Devotional “There has to be more to life than this.” If you have ever thought these words, you are definitely not alone. The truth is you were made for more than work, eat, rest, (in some cases) shop and repeat. The better life we’re looking for is …

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Teacher Feature graphic of apple on desk.

Teacher Feature

The Teacher Feature is meant to highlight two of our current teachers. We have an amazingly diverse staff and we encourage you to get to know them! What class or classes do you teach? I teach Visual Arts from Year 7 – 12. How long have you been working 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. In Week 4, the Junior Awards did not take place. Here are the names of our most recent Merit Award winners: Class Week 5 Week 4 Prep A Tom Magin Beniah …

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2017 Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia ‘Be A MATE’ Award

Northpine Christian College has been presented with the 2017 Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia ‘Be A MATE’ Award and here is a little glimpse why. When our daughter was just 10 months old we discovered she had a serious food allergy and after subsequent testing revealed she was at risk of …

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Challenge: TNS Cardboard Boat Race

As part of preparation for their four-day survival camp beginning this week at Somerset Dam, the Year 9 Challenge – The Next Step students have been given the opportunity this term to develop teamwork and communication skills. On Friday 19 May, students met at the swimming pool and were divided …

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Welcome to Mrs Stefani!

Mrs Julie Stefani, who has been teaching for quite a number of years, has joined our school as the teacher of Year 1B while Mrs Derrick is away on maternity leave. Other than teaching in Australia, Mrs Stefani has taught in America and England and has spent the last 15 …

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Open Evening Expo 2017

On 17 May, Northpine Christian College held their annual Open Evening, to great success. The purpose of the night is to create a fun, open atmosphere that the school community can enjoy for a night. Many first-time visitors were also present, creating an entertaining dynamic. Northpine’s extensive, mostly outdoor event …

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Business Ventures

On Friday 19 May, as part of the Yr 8 and Yr 9 Business Education course, many budding entrepreneurs were using skills they learned to run four Yr 8 stalls and three Yr 9 stalls. The total combined stall profit was $479.20. All profits this year, for the first time, …

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QUT Business Case Study Competition

The Annual QUT sponsored Inter School Business Case Study Competition took place last week and the team from Northpine once again did the school proud. They had to work with a three hour time frame deadline to solve a real world business case problem and then prepare and film a presentation for …

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Pierre de Courbertin Award Nomination

Natasha Pidgeon has been nominated for this award because of her excellence in sport. Her individual achievements in sprinting have been outstanding as well as other areas of sporting achievement. She is also one of the sport prefects where she is responsible for assisting in the organisation of carnivals and …

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NAPLAN at Northpine – finished for another year

All of our Year 3, 5, 7 and 9 students have finished NAPLAN for another year. With the students sitting tests in Language Conventions, Reading, Writing and Numeracy, it was a busy three days. A special mention needs to be made to the Year 9 students who have now finished with all NAPLAN …

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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

29 May: Year 8 Outdoor Ed Excursion 30 May – 6 June: Years 8-12 Exams 7 June: Years 8 and 9 Outdoor Ed Excursion 8 June: Years 3-6 Interhouse Athletics For more info please visit our School Calendar

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Northpine’s Annie Jr. Musical Production

Please visit this link for more information on Northpine’s upcoming musical production, Annie Jr.

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Japanese Student Hosting Poster

Host a Japanese Student

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Australian Institute of Creative Design Workshops

2017 is off to a flying start at the Australian Institute of Creative Design, with students trying their hand at short courses, Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas in our exciting departments: VET VETis programs starting soon in- Fashion Design Graphic Design Interior Design Styling Makeup Beauty Visual Arts Photography Thank …

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Uniform Shop

Out of hours purchases If you are unable to purchase uniforms for students during Shop hours, please email uniforms@northpine.qld.edu.au to place and pay for your order to have it delivered to your child’s classroom. Donations of old uniforms are always welcome and can be left at the shop or office. …

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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/ren 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 26 June …

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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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