Issue 17 | 9 November 2021

Principal’s Briefing

Year 12 students across the state will complete their external exam block next Tuesday 16 November followed by a busy week of activity and celebration for them, something they have looked forward to for a long time. Our Year 12’s begin their celebrations with a Dedication Service on the evening …

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Upcoming Events

Our online calendar is updated frequently throughout the school year. If you have a question about an event on the calendar, please do not hesitate to contact School Reception. Music Showcase – Tuesday 9 November School Tour – Thursday 11 November Year 12 Dedication Evening – Wednesday 17 November Year …

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Employment Opportunity – Tuckshop Assistant 2022

Northpine Nibbles is seeking a motivated and experienced part time tuckshop assistant to fulfil the following food services duties: Follow recipes for the bulk preparation and cooking of a variety of vegetarian foods, whilst adhering to food safety and healthy food guidelines Assist with the Tuckshop online ordering system Package …

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Careers News

  Commercial Drones Are Revolutionizing Business Operations Drones are revolutionising the way scientists observe, measure and monitor the natural environment. From mapping the patterns of wildfires, like those in 2020, to measuring the size of jellyfish populations, drones have the potential to improve our understanding of the natural environment – …

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Library News

Greetings from the Library, Premier’s Reading Challenge We are looking forward to presenting the Premier’s Reading Challenge certificates, medals and ribbons at the end of this week. This is a time for celebrating the wonderful effort and enormous number of books read by many of our students during the three …

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Music News

AMEB Piano Success Congratulations to Rochelle in Year 9 who has achieved a Credit in her 4th Grade AMEB Piano Exam. Rochelle has achieved high results for her past four AMEB Exams receiving either a Credit or Honours, a wonderful example of achievement and many hours of practice. Music Fest …

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ICAS English Results

During our parade program on Friday 5 November, several of our students were awarded their Certificates from the ICAS English Competition held on Friday 20 August. Congratulations to the following students on their achievement. Year 3 Front Row – Ruby F 3B (Merit), Paityn 3C (Merit), Luca 3C (Credit), Ava …

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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 4 and 5. Class Week 4 Week 5 Prep …

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October Aussie of the Month

We are pleased to announce the following recipients of our “Aussie of the Month” award for the month of October are: Leni – Year 1B Maximus – Year 4B Congratulations to Leni and Maximus for the wonderful example you set at our school. Mr Michael Thrippleton – Primary Coordinator

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Year 8 Challenge Service Day

On Monday 1 November, all Year 8 students were involved in a day that focused on service for others. In our Year 8 Challenge program this term we have been learning how service to others improves our own wellbeing. Throughout the morning students participated in a variety of activities to …

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Year 8 Gems

The presenters were crystal clear and much boulder than most. Even under a lot of pressure to perform; they rocked the show. From amethyst to zirconium, the team of enthusiasts chalked about the importance of minerals in this world that most take for granite. Students were even given a gift …

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Table Tennis Champion Coaching

One of the sports offered this term in Middle School is table tennis. Students have been privileged to have specialised coaching from Heather Cox. Heather is an experienced and skilled table tennis player who has represented QLD in State competitions and Masters Games. Fun Fact: In 1977 Heather continuously played …

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Parents and Friends

Thank you to our Teachers The Parents and Friends Committee were delighted to honour our teachers and support staff with gifts to celebrate World Teachers Day 2021.  We value our wonderful teaching staff here at Northpine and hope that each teacher enjoyed their treats and insulated travel mug courtesy of …

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OSHClub – Outside School Hours Care

The OSHClub  Summer Vacation Care Program and how to make a booking for your child/ren is available on the College Website here.

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Your Guide for 2022 Student School Bus Travel

As a new school year fast approaches, we often get asked “How do my kids catch the bus” and “Am I eligible for a Bus Pass?”. To help answer your questions we’ve put together some helpful guidelines and tips to assist with your enquiries. Catching the bus Students will either …

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