Issue 16 / 13 October 2020

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Welcome back to Term 4, 2020.  Our Year 12’s have just less than two weeks of school left before they sit for their final exams and we are doing our best to prepare them for the External Exam process that will commence on Monday 26 October.  It has been quite …

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Parent Portal Upgrades SEQTA

It would be very helpful if parents/carers could access the SEQTA Portal to familiarise themselves with the site and update personal details over the next few weeks.  Thanks to those who have already completed this important task for the College Administration. As previously communicated to our school families at the …

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Proactive School Patrol Program

Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) Local Laws Unit undertakes a Proactive School 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 partner with schools across …

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Upcoming Events

Infant and Junior School Swimming Lessons – Daily Timetable Book Character Parade – Friday 16 October D of E Silver Qualifying Camp – 16 to 19 October P & F Meeting – Tuesday 20 October Year 6 Camp – 21 – 23 October Author Visit – Monday 26 October World …

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Adventure Race

The adventure race has been run and completed for 2020. A huge congratulations to all students involved in the event this year. There was great participation from the students in Years 7-11 and the few Year 12 students who took part had a great last sporting event in their school …

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Helping Your Teenager with Career Planning

As your teen moves through secondary school, their thoughts may naturally turn to considering options for their future career. As a parent, you are well placed to offer support and advice as they begin to direct themselves towards their future goals.  The Northpine Careers website has a guide where you …

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Music

Echo Fest Last term, our Primary choirs, High School Concert Band and Mozart Strings entered Echo Fest, an online competition.  This was our first and only competition of the year, due to COVID- 19.  Well done to all students who participated. Mozart strings received 3rd place in the Instrumental category.  …

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Book Character Parade Friday 16 October

Book Character Parade – Friday 16 October A Book Week Character Parade involving our Infant/Junior school has been planned for Friday, 16 October. The Infants (Prep –Yr 2) costume parade will begin at 8:55am in the PA Centre and the Junior classes (Yr 3-6) costume parade will be held in …

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Library

Book Character Parade A Book Week Character Parade involving our Infant/Junior school has been planned for Friday, 16 October. The Infants (Prep –Yr 2) costume parade will begin at 8:55am in the PA Centre and the Junior classes (Yr 3-6) costume parade will be held in the same venue directly …

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Interschool Show Jumping Championships

Over the school holidays Ava (Yr 6), and Isla (Yr 2), represented Northpine Christian College at the Qld Interschool Show jumping Championships in Toowoomba. The event was attended by hundreds of horse and riders from all over Qld all competing for the State Title. Ava competed in the Primary School …

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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 1 Prep A Emilee and Pavish Prep B Elyse and Darcy Prep C Kendrick and …

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Speech Competition

The finals of our annual Primary Speech Competition were held on Friday, 11 September in the PA Centre. Students, class teachers and guest judges listened to an incredibly talented group of young speakers presenting their amazing speeches! This year our Year 3 and 4 students spoke on the topic, “If …

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STORMForce ADRA Pantry Challenge Returns for 2020

This term’s STORMForce challenge is for students to collect non-perishable food items and bring them to school by Thursday 19 November – Week 7.  These items will be donated to the Pine Rivers Church ADRA food pantry. This time of year can be very tough for some members of our …

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Prep 2021 Orientation Day

Save the Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020 Times 9.45 am – 11.30 am    

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OSHClub September Newsletter

OSHClub works in partnership with Northpine Christian College to provide Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) services to the school community.  We pride ourselves on providing children with a fun, learning experience.  From exciting activities and healthy, nutritious food, to caring, motivated team members, the service will meet all your children’s …

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Uniform Shop – Booking an Appointment 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 for the remainder of the 2020 year.  We ask that only one parent and one child attend the booked appointment. Please do not bring siblings, where possible. Please …

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