Issue 18 / 10 November 2020

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Year 12 students across the state will complete their external exam block next Tuesday 17 November.  This will be followed by a busy week of activity and celebration for them, something they have looked forward to for a long time. Their celebration will begin with their Dedication and Graduation Service …

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Changes to Confirmation of Enrolment Process

Due to the recent upgrades to the SEQTA parent portal and the addition of the community section, including the two new tabs, “My Details” and “Financial”, parents/ guardians are now able to update their personal details online and therefore a hard copy of “Confirmation of Enrolment” for 2021 is no …

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ICAS English Competition Results

During our parade program, several of our students were awarded certificates from the ICAS English Competition held on Monday 24 August. Congratulations to the following students on their achievement. Year 3 Front Row – Seyaan 3A (Credit), Elesha 3C (Credit), Gabriel 3B (Credit), Ruby 3B (Credit), Zelda 3C (Credit), Faith …

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Music Workshop

Tuesday 27 October saw our high school Concert Band work in a clinic style workshop with Dr Rob McWilliams from Yamaha Music Australia. Dr Rob is an acclaimed conductor who has spent much of his career working with education ensembles across Queensland, Australia and worldwide. Dr Rob observed the ensemble …

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Intermediate Boys Secondary Sport

Today saw the closest game in Intermediate Boys Sharks history, and against the top of the ladder of all teams – what an afternoon to do it! First try went to Northpine and from there it was try for try and kick for kick. With one minute to go and …

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Library

As we near the end of the year, we look forward to our Premier’s Reading Challenge presentation at the end of November when certificates, medals and ribbons will be presented by Councillor Denise Sims. Unfortunately, families are unable to attend this year, due to the current Queensland Government Covid restrictions. I would like to …

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Primary Swimming Gala Events

As communicated to parents via SEQTA email, we are planning Swimming Gala events for our Junior School students on Wednesday 11 November and for our Infant School students on Wednesday 25 November 2020. The format of these events will differ to what we have done in previous years and will …

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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 4 Week 5 Prep A Azalia and Taj Leni and Isabella Prep B Amani and …

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Aussie Of The Month

Congratulations to the following students for receiving the “Aussie of the Month” Award for October. As a reminder, this award is presented to a student displaying any one or combination of the following: – Mateship: Displaying a spirit of generosity and compassion Respect: Showing respect to self and others at …

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STORMForce Non-perishable Food Drive

In the Primary School this year we have been continuing our StormForce Program which empowers our students to serve others. After the success of our ADRA Food Pantry challenge last year, we have decided to once again work together as a Primary School to support those in need leading up …

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Prep Orientation Day

Northpine Christian College welcomed our new Preps last Wednesday morning for Prep Orientation Day. Children spent the morning in the Prep classrooms participating in a range of fun activities, craft, story time and play.  Our new Preps were given a welcome to Northpine take home gift bag. (insert photo) We …

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Careers

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Metropolitan North School Sport

Northpine Christian College is situated within the Metropolitan North School Sport region. School Sport offers opportunities for students aged 10 – 19 years to compete in many popular sports such as hockey, softball, football, AFL, basketball, baseball, volleyball and netball. Is your child a keen sportsperson?  Click on the link …

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Uniform Shop

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 booked students attend the appointment, please do not bring siblings where possible. EFTPOS and Credit …

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