Issue 15 | 12 October 2021

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Welcome to Term 4, 2021.  Our Year 12s have just less than two weeks of school remaining before they sit for their final exams. We are doing our best to prepare them for the External Exam process that will be underway on Tuesday 26 October.  It has been an interrupted …

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Careers – Top Tips to De-Stress

Exam stress and top tips to de-stress The following tips are adapted from an article from the University of Queensland’s Health Hub. With exam time upon us, we can no longer avoid the worry of looming deadlines and challenging expectations (our own and other’s). Everybody deals with stress differently, so it …

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Library

Feature Image: Reading Rangers Year 2 members enjoyed ant and owl stories, then had fun creating their own. A big welcome back to Term 4 in the Library. Students will notice there have been some renovations with a new office being added to the outside of the Library. This has …

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Music

Upcoming Music Events Tuesday 12 October  – Music Fest (Secondary Concert Winds) Monday 18 October  – Best of Bands Concert Tuesday 26 October  – Music Workshop Day Monday 1 November  – Music Fest (Primary Concert Band & Poco Winds) Music Lessons Term 4 is a great time for students to …

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Get To Know Our Music Tutors

Name: Mrs Bronwyn Powter Qualifications: B.Mus, A.Mus.A What instruments do you play and teach? Flute, Flute & Flute (a bit of piccolo and some piano) How long have you taught at Northpine? 3 years What do you love about teaching music?  Where do I start? I love that music lights up a room, lights …

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Duke of Edinburgh Silver Expedition

On Friday 8 October, five Silver Duke of Edinburgh students caught the MICAT Ferry to Mulgumpin (Moreton Island). The Quandamooka People are First Nations custodians of lands and waters within parts of Moreton Bay. Quandamooka native title was recognised for Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) on 27 November 2019. This was the final Expedition for the Silver Award on the …

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BMX QLD State Titles

Over the first week of the holidays, Year 11 Student Sam competed in the BMX QLD State Titles at the Ipswich BMX track. At first Sam thought it would be just a fun thing to do but with some tough competition throughout the day, he went on to achieve 9th …

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Year 6 Transition Day

On Friday 9 October students from Year 6 were invited to a 6 to 7 transition day. Knowing that the transition from Primary School to Secondary School can be appear quite daunting, Northpine has made a tradition to invite our Year 6 students to come and experience a day in …

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Infant Athletics Carnival

The last day of Term Three was an explosion of red, green, and yellow on the primary oval as students and teachers from Prep to Year Two attended the Infant Sport Carnival all dressed up in their house team colours. It was a marvellous day starting with a flash of …

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Primary Merit Awards

Congratulations to our weekly Infant and Junior School Merit Award winners! We are so incredibly proud of all our students who continue to excel in so many areas. Here are the names and photos of our Merit Award recipients for  Week 8 Term 3 and Week 1 Term 4. Class …

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Speech Competition

The finals of our annual Primary Speech Competition were held at the end of Term 3 in the PA Centre. Parents, students, class teachers and guest judges listened to some amazing speeches presented by our incredibly talented students. This year our Year 3 and 4 students spoke on the topic …

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P & F Colour Run – Event Date Change

With the ongoing uncertainty with COVID-19 the difficult decision has been made to reschedule the advertised Family Colour Run to a school day for Northpine students only.  The proposed date for the Colour Run is now Wednesday 1 December 2021. We are excited that we can continue with our plans …

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OSHClub – Outside School Hours Care

Our Northpine Outside School Hours Care publish a monthly newsletter, here is their fun filled newsletter for the month of September.  For information on bookings please click here.

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School Parking Patrol Program

Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) Local Laws Unit undertakes a School Parking Patrol Program where officers complete scheduled school patrols, both in the morning and afternoon, to ensure that vehicles are parked in a safe and lawful manner.  The primary aim of the program is to ensure that students and …

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