Issue 9 | 5 June 2018

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

I would like to thank the teachers, parents and students of Yrs 2 and 7 who supported our church service at New Life this past weekend. The program was well received and I am really proud of the efforts of our students. Exams for Yrs 7 -12 students will begin …

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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 7 Week 6 Prep A Ryan Lane Annabeth Faafoi Frankie Cossart Kanish Saran Prep B Finn Roscrow Ava …

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interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews

Please find attached instructions on how to book for the upcoming Parent Teacher Interviews on 28 June.

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Northpine Wins First Place at USC Competition

On May 15, six members of the Year 12 Business Management class went to the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new campus in Caboolture for the High School Business Competition. The students competed with other schools to present solutions to the case presented to them—a real-world business case scenario on …

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Year 9 Survival Camp

“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 from in Year 9 Challenge headed off to Lake Somerset where they embarked on a series of challenges that tested their communication skills, physical endurance …

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Northpine Open Night 2018

Northpine Christian College held their Annual Open Night on the afternoon of Wednesday 23 May 2018. It was a great way to experience the school in a fun setting with many avenues of discovery and entertainment. New families had the opportunity to take a tour given by current Northpine students. …

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Australian Early Development Census

Playing our part to build a national picture of child health This year our school, along with thousands of others across the country will begin preparations for the fourth Australian Early Development Census (AEDC). The AEDC measures five key areas of development in children during their first year of full-time …

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Year 5 History Excursion

There was a buzz of excitement as the Year 5 students boarded the bus for the annual excursion to the Caboolture Historical Village. We were blessed with sunshine and warmer weather this year compared to rain and wintery temperatures from past years. Students were once again able to step back …

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Seniors Starred at Performance Evening

Our Year 11 & 12 Music students performed their semester one assessment piece recently to an audience made up of staff, students, family and friends. Items included solo piano works, solo vocal songs, an a cappella quintet, a classical guitar solo, small groups of instrumentalists and a saxophone duet. Songs and styles were varied and …

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High School Business Ventures

On Friday 25 May, our Business students in Years 8, 9 and 11 ran lunchtime business stalls to raise funds for the Year 9 Challenge The Next Step community service projects at the end of the year. The students sold a range of foods and learnt about the business practices …

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Oral Care Recycling

The P&F is supportive of an initiative where oral care waste can be recycled, giving Northpine Christian College the chance to win prizes including a community garden while earning fundraising dollars at the same time. Please see the attached flyer for further details, or read below. A purple wheelie bin …

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Year 7 Social Media Incursion

Lucy, the enthusiastic presenter for the Digital Thumbprint Program, visited the Year 7 classes last Friday and chatted with the students about a topic close to many of their hearts—social media. While Lucy extolled the many positive aspects of these media, she outlined a number of features that we should …

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Paws for Books Book Fair

Thank you to everyone who attended, supported and volunteered at our “Paws for Books” Book Fair on Open Night. Thanks to you it was a great success!

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Uniform Shop

Online Uniform Shop

Did you know that you can now order Northpine uniforms online? Everything from shirts and pants, to accessories like hats and ties can now be ordered at our online shop. Deliveries will then be made to students in their classroom. Visit this link to begin ordering. Orders are processed and delivered …

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Toolbox Parenting Early Years

For Parents of children 0-6 years. Want to have heaps of fun with your kids and create a terrific family team, armed with practical solutions for the tricky bits? Toolbox is a six (6) week course facilitated by the Pine Rivers Seventh-day Adventist Church that focuses on making parenting a …

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Nude Food Day

As part of the Primary School’s Stormforce Service Challenges, 27 June will be “Nude Food Day”. Nude food is food that is not wrapped in foil, plastic or commercial packaging. On this day, all Primary students are encouraged to bring lunches with “nude” food as a way of taking care …

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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

6 June: State of Origin 7 June: Yrs 3-6 Athletics Carnival 7-13 June: Yrs 7-12 Exams 12 June: P&F Meeting For more info please visit our School Calendar

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