Issue 14 – 7 September 2021

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

First and foremost, I would like to congratulate our Year 11 Students who will complete their Year 11 work at the end of this week.  Next term they officially begin Year 12 which will no doubt be challenging but rewarding.  To celebrate the completion of Year 11, they will be …

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Enrolments 2022

In preparation for a new school year, our enrolments team are busy at work trying to secure spots for children on our 2022 application waitlists. To ensure our waitlists are up to date, we ask that all Northpine families who wish to withdraw an existing application or do not plan …

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Is Your Information Up To Date?

To ensure we have the most up to date information for our families, there are two tabs in the SEQTA parent portal where parents / guardians are able to update their personal details online: ‘My Details’ and ‘Financial’.  If you have moved house or had your personal circumstances changed, please …

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Careers

Girls Do Cyber Are you in Years 9-12 and looking for something fun and worthwhile to do during your school holidays? UQ will be holding a workshop on 28 September 2021 from 10am – 2pm which will give you a greater understanding of the world of Cyber including: Why Cyber …

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Wellbeing Focus Webinar

With usage around 14%, vaping is a pressing problem facing young people. In this free online presentation by nicotine addiction and smoking cessation expert Renee Bittoun, you’ll learn how to tell if children are vaping and what to do if they are. Two online sessions: Thursday,  9 September  3.45 and at 7 pm. Registration is …

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R U OK?

National R U OK? day scheduled for Thursday 9 of September 2021 was highlighted today in our Secondary Chapels. R U OK? day is all about asking this important question – R U OK? The R U OK? organisation wish to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the …

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Library

Greetings Northpine families! We celebrated our Book Week Character Parade on Friday 27 August with a wonderful array of very creative and colourful costumes. Thank you to our teachers for encouraging our students to dress up for the day, and a massive thank you to our parents and guardians who …

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Serving To Make A Difference

Northpine Christian College’s Year 9 students have stepped out of the classroom to contribute to their wider community. As part of the well-being program called, “Challenge – The Next Step” students have been developing respect – for themselves and others; resilience – to overcome challenges; and responsibility – to contribute positively …

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Music

Exam Success Congratulations to Year 7 student Stephanie Mondia who has achieved Honours in her recent AMEB Grade 3 Flute examination! This is an excellent result and we are very proud of Stephanie for achieving this. Band Recruitment Day  Last Monday our Year 4 and 5 students were treated to …

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Get To know Our Music Tutors

Name: Joshua Moloney Qualifications: Bachelor of Music, CPM 4, NEIS graduate. What instruments do you play and teach? At Northpine I teach bass guitar and guitar, but I also teach the double bass, piano and drums outside of Northpine. How long have you taught at Northpine? 1 year What do you love about teaching …

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Best of Bands Concert – New Date!

We have a new date the for the Best of Bands concert after it had to be postponed. The concert will be held on Monday October 18, starting at 6.30 pm, and will feature Northpine’s three concert bands. Families are invited to book their seats via the EventBrite link here.  …

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Basketball – Invasion Games

This term, the junior PE classes have been learning about invasion games. For the year five and six classes, this specifically involves Netball and Basketball. They have been doing an exceptional job developing their skills, especially with the help of ‘Coach’ from the Suns basketball club in Moreton Bay. Through …

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Year 3B Building A Tiny Plant World

Throughout Term 3, our Year 3B students have been busy designing and creating their Terrariums. This project was a hands-on experience for each child as they had to design, build and implement plant life features into their Terrarium.  Additionally, each student also learnt about the lifecycle of plants and habitats …

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Bikes, Bikes and More Bikes!

Our primary students this term have chosen to upskill and learn more about their bicycles and cycling road safety. With the expert guidance given by our coach from the School Ride National Cycling Program, in a short span of time our students have already learnt so much about how their …

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OSHClub Term 3 Vacation Care Program

A fun and exciting Vacation Care program has been put together by our amazing OSHClub team for the Term 3 school holidays – Thursday 16 September through to Friday 1 October.  If you are needing vacation care for your primary aged children bookings are available online by clicking here.  Be …

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P & F Colour Run and Family Fun Day!

The new date for the Colour Explosion Fun Run and Family Fun Day has been confirmed for Sunday 17 October 2021. This is a Family Day for the College and ELC community. Due to COVID requirements,  if you plan on participating in the Colour Explosion Fun Run please register here …

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Parents and Friends Meeting Minutes

The Northpine Christian College Parents & Friends (P&F) Association, whose organising committee is appointed by the College Advisory, aims to provide opportunities for parents and friends to meet and engage, while supporting the activities of the College and its programs. To contact the Northpine Christian College Parents and Friends Association …

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