Issue 18 | 13 November 2018

Mr Graham Baird, Principal

Principal’s Briefing

Our Year 12 students have completed their exams and have returned from their well-earned break at 1770. This week is a busy one of activity and celebration for them with their Dedication Service on the evening of Wednesday 14 November, Formal on Thursday 15 November and finally their breakfast on …

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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 Braxton Allen Amelia Stork Annabeth Faafoi Ryan Lane Prep B Luca Felix di …

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Year 12 Camp

During the week of 5-9 November, the Year 12s embarked on their final Northpine camp. They stayed at Seventeen Seventy and highlights included snorkelling at Lady Musgrave Island and journeying on a Larc multi-terrain vehicle, learning about some of the area’s history. The camp provided a great opportunity for students …

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End of Year Music Concert

On 12 November, our Northpine school community was treated to our annual End of Year Music Department Concert! With performances from our choirs, bands and string ensembles as well as student compositions and duets, the evening showcased a wealth of talent. We congratulate all who performed for their consistent efforts …

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Year 6 Camp

Excitement bubbled over as 83 adventurous young students gathered, with bags of equipment, ready to board the buses to go to Camp Somerset, for the Annual Year 6 camp.  Some were no strangers to the campsite, but for others it was their first time making use of the well designed …

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Invictus Games Athlete Visit

On Monday 12 November, Northpine Christian College had the honour of being visited by Carrie-Anne Bishop. Bishop is a former Australian Defence Force member who competed for Australia in the Invictus Games in 2018. The Invictus Games is an international sports event in which injured Armed Forces members compete in …

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Year 12 Fitness Class Earns TAFE Certs

Students from Northpine’s Year 12 Fitness class have each completed a Certificate II in Sport & Recreation and a Certificate III in Fitness. This accomplishment was completed over both Years 11 and 12. Huon Brosnan, Michael Craig, Abbey Edser, Chantelle Falls, Joseph Holland, Benjamin Holmlund, Natalia Perez, Kiah Vescovi, Liam …

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Library News Graphic

Library News

This is the last month for our after school book club, Reading Rangers. Thank you to all students who have attended throughout the year and to the parents for encouraging their children to read and participate in this program. We will send out information regarding Reading Rangers at the beginning …

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Primary Sports News

Term 4 Swimming Carnivals The Year 3-6 Junior Swimming Carnival will take place at the Redcliffe War Memorial Pool, 50 Sydney Street from 9:30am-2pm for all our Year 3-6 students on Wednesday 14 November (Term 4, Week 6). There will be 100m, 50m and 25m races on the day. We …

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Alison Excels in Technology Studies

Northpine Year 12 student Alison Powell has been excelling in Technology Studies, producing a VHA10 through consistent application and passion for design. Her ability to empathise and design products for people less fortunate deserves recognition. She details the specifics of her project below: “The task required us to design a …

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Maranatha Aged Care Centre Concert

On Friday 26 October, Northpine’s Melodious Voices Choir visited the Maranatha Aged Care Centre in Kallangur. They put on an hour-long concert for the residents, who were having a birthday celebration. Students from the OSHC program also made birthday cards for the residents, who loved both the concert and the …

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Australian History Competition Standouts

In May of this year, a number of keen History students from Years 8 and 10 took part in the Australian History Competition. This competition allows students to take the skills that they have learned in History class and apply these skills to various historical questions in the competition. Our …

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Donation to Music Program

Northpine was recently honoured with a $500 donation to our music program. McGrath Estate Agent Craig Lea has been running a Community Giveback initiative. McGrath offers a $500 donation with every sale made to give back to any school, sporting club or not for profit organization chosen by the sellers. …

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Re-enrolment Forms

Thank you to those who have returned their re-enrolment forms to the office. If your forms are still outstanding please return them as soon as possible. This helps us best plan for the 2019 school year.

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Uniform Shop

Uniform Shop Bookings – January 2019

Uniform Fitting Appointments for back to school requirements are now open APPOINTMENTS ONLY 3 & 5 December — 9:00am – 11:00am 21 – 24 January — 8:30am – 3:00pm REGISTRATION/MEET AND GREET DAY 29 JANUARY 8:30 – 11:00am by appointment only 1:00 – 3:00pm no appointment necessary Book Online: http://www.schoolinterviews.com.au/book …

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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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Upcoming Events Photo

Upcoming Events

14 November: Year 12 Dedication, Junior Swimming Carnival 15 November: Year 12 Formal 15-16 November: Year 9 Outdoor Ed Canoe Expedition 21 November: School Tour 23-29 November: Year 10 & 11 Exams For more info please visit our School Calendar

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