Issue 8 | 28 May 2019

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

It is difficult to believe that the term is more than half over. Our Year 11 students have been in exams already and exams begin for Year 7-12 students in a couple of weeks, so it is important that our students keep focused so that they give themselves the best …

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Open Night 2019

Our Annual Open Night will be held on 29 May from 4:00 to 6:30pm 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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Year 9 Survival Camp 2019

“We don’t grow when things are easy, we grow when we face challenges.” Joyce Meyer Equipped with custom-made paddles, dry-bags, canoes and basic supplies, students headed off to Lake Somerset where they embarked on a series of challenges that tested their communication skills, physical endurance and patience. Preparations began during …

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D of E Silver Adventure – Sunshine Coast

On the weekend of 17-19 May, thirteen students participated in the first Silver Training Camp for 2019. On Friday morning we left school for Charlie Moreland Campground in Imbil State Forest, which is near Kenilworth on the Sunshine Coast.  The Silver participants learnt how to use a GPS in relation to their map and compass work completed at Bronze level.  The GPS made navigation a little …

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The Adventures of Huck Finn – Drama Production

Northpine Christian College proudly presents… MARK TWAIN’S THE ADVENTURES OF HUCK FINN by Timothy Mason & Greg Banks Directed by: Cindy Sykes Dates: Saturday 3rd August 7pm Sunday 4th August 2pm Tickets available outside the PA Centre on Open Night and online at this link: https://www.trybooking.com/BCGUP Synopsis: Though trying to stay “respectable,” …

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Library News

On Wednesday 22 May, our prep students enjoyed National Simultaneous Storytime with the story Alpacas with Maracas being read by visiting storyteller, Teena Rix.  The students also learnt all about alpacas from alpaca breeder, Louise Buckley, who brought along some fleece and other samples to show the children. Book Fair is …

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Year 2 Excursion

On the Thursday, 23 May, all the Year 2 classes went to Downfall Creek to learn more about bugs. First, they learnt information about arthropods and characteristics of an arthropod. Next, they went bug hunting in the bush. So many insects were discovered and carefully collected in containers. The students …

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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 Sascha Veide Ripley Martin Polly Nicholas Henry Dower Prep B Hayden Granger Xavier …

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OSHClub

OSHClub Newsletter

You can find the latest OSHClub Newsletter here. For more information on OSHClub’s next School Holidays program, click here.

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Parents and Friends

Parents and Friends Meeting Minutes

Please find attached the minutes from the latest Parents and Friends Meeting on 30 April 2019.

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Living Better — Focus for Week 6: Focus in Positive Ways

A Wellbeing and Resilience Values Program initiative for Prep to Year 6 Students in 2019 Focus for Week 6: Focus in Positive Ways This week students will be learning about focus.  Focus is when we pay attention to or concentrate on something.  God made us all free agents and we …

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Japanese Homestay

Dear Parents and Caregivers, A group of Japanese students will visit Northpine Christian College from 22 July – 9 August and they are in need of Homestay Families. Host Families receive a payment of $846 for hosting 1 student.  Please see the Flyer attached for more details… Please contact Nathan & Sachiko …

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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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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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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

29 May: Open Night 31 May: ASSA Netball/Volleyball Competition 4 June: Parents and Friends Meeting 4 June: Year 8 Challenge-Invictus Revolving Bonfire Night 7 June: Launch Speech Competition (Junior) For more info please visit our School Calendar

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