Issue 13 / 11 August 2020

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

I would like to think that things are slowly returning to normal, and from day to-day perspective we have pretty much returned to normal at school.  However, things are not as normal as we would like in other parts of our great country, and our prayers are with those in …

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Art Competition – These Are Our Moments

Northpine Christian College Art Department presents a virtual art competition for excellence in art, design and photography.  The competition is open to all students and teachers in our Northpine community.  Online entries for the Virtual Art Competition can be submitted here.  

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Calendar Term 3, 2020

Upcoming Dates for Term 3, 2020 Virtual Music Concert – 6.30 pm Wednesday, 12 August Northpine Sharks Rugby League Game – Wednesday, 12 August Simply Strings and Voices Virtual Concert -Thursday, 13 August Bronze D of E Qualifying Camp – 16 & 17 August Adventist Book Centre Fete – 17 …

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Subway Day Orders Online

Following the success of the Cookie Drive and due to COVID-19 restrictions, orders for Subway Day will be taken online at https://northpinepnf.square.site/ Ordering will close strictly at 9:30am on Monday 24 August. Deliveries will be made to classrooms on Tuesday 25 August 2020 for lunch time. To ensure your child …

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Library News

Our Library has been a hub of activity with lots of different happenings throughout the week. Well done to all students who have been enjoying lots of reading and completing their Premier’s Reading Challenge School Reader Record forms, as well as receiving little incentive prizes along the way. Parents, if …

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Careers Corner

The Year 10 students are working hard on their resumes and learning how to write cover letters. They are also starting to make subject selections for their senior study pathway.  The Year 11 students are completing their Unit 2 formative assessments and exams at the end of Term III and …

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Primary Merit Awards

Congratulations to our weekly Infant and Junior School Merit Award winners! Our students continue to excel in so many areas. Here are the names and photos of our most recent Merit Award recipients. Class Week 2 Week 3 Prep A Liam B and Liam P Indya and Emilee Prep B …

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Secondary Athletics Carnival Age Champions

House Team Points First Place – Stradbroke (2166 points) Second Place – Fraser (1920 points) Third Place – Moreton (1859 points)   Under 12 Yrs Girls: Age Champion – Zahara (Moreton) Runner Up – Vedika (Fraser) Under 12 Yrs Boys: Age Champion – Cooper (Fraser) Runner Up – Neueli (Moreton) …

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Junior Athletics Carnival Age Champions

Last Thursday, our primary students in Years 3 to 6 participated in the Annual Athletics Carnival.  This year the Carnival was held on the new Secondary oval, and the weather couldn’t have been more perfect for a day on the field. Events included running, relays, tug-of-war, long jump, and shot …

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School Photo Orders Reminder

If you are still needing to order your school photo pack it’s not to later however keep in mind that ALL school photo orders placed after midnight this Friday 14 August 2020 will automatically incur an $18 late fee.  

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Northpine Sharks

We wish our Senior Boys Northpine Sharks Rugby League Team well as they play their first game tomorrow afternoon. Unfortunately, this year no spectators are allowed. The 2020 team is Gregory N, Jacob E, Jake O, Josiah D, Malakai O, Ryan S, Oakley L, Nicholas G, Jordan S, Grady D, …

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You Choose Road Safety Chapel Presentation

Recently in Secondary Chapel, guest speaker Melissa McGuinness shared her personal story of losing her son to drink and drug driving. Melissa speaks from a mother’s perspective and the grief of not only losing her son in such tragedy, but knowing that he was the cause of other loss of …

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Inter School Horse Show Jumping Event

Northpine students Jasmine, Ava and Isla represented Northpine Christian College recently at the ‘Somerville House Interschool Show Jumping Competition, with some fantastic results. Jasmine, Year 10 student, won the 90cm height Senior group Ava, Year 6 student, won the 90cm height Junior group Isla, Year 2 student, has participated in …

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STORMForce – Rubbish Free Lunch

  ‘STORMforce is a primary school service program run by Northpine Christian College. It introduces young children to service and helps to prepare them for more intensive service opportunities provided through STORMCo in secondary school. Students learn to serve others with no expectations and through doing so, share a little …

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Music

Simply Strings and Voices Virtual Concert Thursday, 13 August 2020. Our second concert of the term will be a combined Simply Strings and Voices virtual concert! Our primary choirs are working hard since rehearsals have just recommenced this term and our newest ensemble, High School Choir, will be doing their …

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Parents and Friends Minutes

Parents and Friends meeting minutes for 28 July 2020.

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