Issue 11 / 23 June 2020

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Welcome to the final Newsletter for Term 2. I have been asked to address some of the drop-off and pick-up habits that are proving to be a frustration for many of our parents.  I hope that this reminder will help us finish off this Semester well, but more importantly begin …

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Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent / Teacher telephonic interviews will be held on Thursday, 23 July 2020 from: 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm, 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm Reports will be available in SEQTA Parent Portal on Friday, 17 July after 3.30 pm. Bookings OPEN Friday, 17 July at 3.30 pm Bookings CLOSE Thursday, …

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Mufti Day – Fundraiser for local Meals on Wheels Charity

Mufti Day is on Friday, 26 June, for both Primary and Secondary students. This is the final day of Term 2 and students are invited to come to school dressed up in their favourite Iso (Isolation) outfit.  An outfit they used while learning at home. Your Gold Coin Donation will …

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School Photos

School photo packs were sent home with your child late last week. School photos are scheduled for Friday, 24 July – class and ID photos and Monday, 27 July – Co-curricular and Sibling photos.  All students are required to wear their formal uniform on photo days. Secondary sporting teams may …

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Uniform Shop – Bookings and Online Ordering

In accordance with Government regulations on COVID- 19 for social and physical distancing, the uniform shop will be open by appointment only term time until 30 July 2020.  We ask that only one parent and one child attend the booked appointment. Please do not bring siblings where possible. Please be …

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Tuckshop / Munch Monitor

In accordance with government regulations on COVID- 19, the Tuckshop will not be accepting cash for the remainder of this term. All orders need to be placed using Munch Monitor. Please note that after cut off time at 8.45am, no orders can be accepted. Please also note that bag orders …

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Yr 1 Occupation Day

Recently the Yr 1 students dressed up in their favourite ‘Occupation Day’ costumes. This is part of the Yr 1 unit on ‘Community Helpers’. A variety of occupations were featured – from astronauts, engineers, artists, florists, builders, farmers and even scientists focused on finding a cure for COVID- 19! Ms …

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Yr 8 Maths

As part of the Yr 8 Mathematics Program students were required to create a maths game for their assignment. This project involved the designing and making of a board or card game using geometrical terminology, facts and shapes.  The games produced were of a high standard, well presented and each …

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Hospitality Cert II and Cert III

Our Year 11 Cert II and Cert III Hospitality students have been gaining practical experience taking orders, preparing hot drinks and serving students and staff.

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Careers / Gap Year Options

It is important to understand what a gap year is, what students can do in a gap year, how it can be beneficial, and whether or not a gap year is a good choice for your child. A gap year is typically a year-long break after school has finished and before entering …

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Library

As the end of term is upon us, we have some exciting announcements to make. $25 QBD Gift Card – This term we received 636 entries in our prize jar, which is wonderful considering we had many students absent from school at the beginning of the term due to Covid-19 …

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Music

The Secondary Choir is busy working on ‘Opportunity’ by Pete Murray and will be recording early Term 3!  Their first performance will be on Thursday, 13 August at the Vocal and Strings Concert – more details to follow. Exciting times for the Music Department to come, while navigating performances and …

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Finance / Electronic School Fees

Dear Parents and Caregivers, We have recently upgraded our system database and this has allowed your Term 3 fee statements to be emailed directly to you last Wednesday, 17 June 2020. If you have any questions about your school fees or need assistance with payment plan options, please either reply …

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Art Competition – These Are Our Moments

‘These Are Our Moments’ – Virtual art competition for excellence in art and design.  Open to all students and staff in our Northpine community.  

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Upcoming Dates

Mufti Day – Friday, 26 June Last Day Term 2 – Friday, 26 June First Day Term 3 – Monday, 20 July Parent / Teacher Interviews – Thursday, 23 July School Photos – Friday, 24 July Sibling Photos – Monday, 27 July Group Photos – Monday, 27 July P & …

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