Issue 17 / 27 October 2020

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Our Year 12 students have just commenced their external exam block.  This is a super important time in their education, and we will keep them in our thoughts and prayers as they study to do their best with their exams.  No doubt, they are looking forward to November 18 when …

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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 Kairo and Henry Charlotte and Alexander Prep B Jake and …

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Year 6 Camp – Somerset

Seventy-eight excited and adventurous Year 6 students boarded the bus on Wednesday 21 October, heading for Camp Somerset. Students spent three days participating in many team building activities which challenged them to work collaboratively, conquer their fears and have lots of fun. Students enjoyed a rotation of six activities, including …

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Music – End of Year Showcase Virtual Concert

Outstanding Music Exam Result Congratulations go to Stephanie M in Year 6, who recently received an A+ in her Grade 2 AMEB Flute exam.  Well done, Stephanie! End of Year Showcase Virtual Concert We are delighted to announce that the Northpine Music Department will be releasing their end of year …

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Careers

On Wednesday during the Year 10 careers class the students were involved in a seminar taken by Elevate Education called Memory & Mnemonics.  This seminar is very timely as the students are entering into their final Term 4 exams for the year, before launching into Year 11, 2021. In the …

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Library News

We have had a very busy fortnight with lots of things happening in Library land. On Friday 16 October we celebrated the beginning of Book Week with our wonderful Book Character Parade. A fun time was had by all and we would like to thank parents and families for the …

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Secondary Chapel Guest Speaker – Paul Stanley

On Tuesday 13 October we were blessed to have Paul Stanley come and share with our high school students. Paul spoke from his personal experience of witnessing the death of his son Matthew, at a young age of 15, to a coward punch, in the suburbs of Brisbane, 2006. It …

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Go Sharkies!

The Intermediate Boys Sharkies took the field yesterday for the first time in our history of the College Cup. There was considerable hype early on between the seasoned players about how many games they’ve played for their clubs but that was put to rest with an awesome loud (hold-hold-lift) warm-up …

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Duke of Edinburgh Silver – Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) Expedition

On Friday 16 October, six 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 Qualifying Expedition for the Silver Award.  Mulgumpin is the …

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Service Affirmation

Each Thursday afternoon students in our Middle School participate in a Sports program designed to build team work, cooperation and fitness. Students are given the opportunity to play students from other schools within our district. Recently Shawn Wilson (Year 8) went the extra mile to support his team by taking …

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Year 11 Biology Field Trip

On Tuesday 20 October, our Year 11 Biology class ventured to Stradbroke Island to gather data for our mandatory practical 1, 2 and 3 assignments. We explored the Island’s beautiful mangroves, stunning beaches, scenic walking tracks and even encountered a number of kangaroos along the way. While examining a range …

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Parents and Friends – Graduation Bears and Photo Frames

The P&F are excited to offer the opportunity for Years 6 and 12 to purchase Graduation Bears and Photo Frames to create mementoes and celebrate reaching these significant milestones in their school life. Both can be signed by friends, teachers and family members to become special keepsakes. The bear is …

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Parents and Friends 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.    

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