Issue 2 / 16 February 2021

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Thank you to the parents who were able to attend our Parent Evening Programs and for your on-going interest in and support for the education of the important young people you have trusted to our care.  I am sure that the information shared and the fact that we have been …

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Careers

Inside this issue: Job spotlight, Apprenticeships, LinkedIn, Defence Force Work Experience, Career Targets and UCAT. For the full Careers newsletter please click on the image below.

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Captains and Prefects Leadership Breakfast

Recently, our Northpine Captains and Prefects attended a leadership breakfast with over 200 other school leaders across the North Brisbane region. The morning allowed students to be inspired by keynote speakers, be involved in leadership workshops and network with like minded student leaders. We look forward to working with our …

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Duke of Edinburgh Information Evening

7 pm Tuesday 16 February 2021 The Duke of Edinburgh Award at Northpine is committed to building skills to equip students for life and work.  By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, become physically active, provide service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in …

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Year 8 Invictus Breakfast

On Friday 12 February our Year 8 and Year 10 students were involved in the Challenge-Invictus picnic breakfast. This is a special event to ceremonially celebrate the beginning of a two-year journey for Year 8 students through the Challenge-Invictus (Year 8) and Challenge-The Next Step (Year 9) programs. These programs …

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In the Library

Welcome to Library Lovers’ Day/Week and Queensland School Library Week at Northpine Christian College Library. We love our Library and enjoy celebrating these times with our students, some of whom had the opportunity to borrow ‘mystery’ books wrapped in coloured paper.  This has given them an opportunity to read something …

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Up On Display

The artwork, created during NAIDOC Week 2020, is now on display in the foyer of the Library and ITC space for all to see and enjoy. This artwork was designed and painted by Mrs Lauren Fraser, our Primary Sports Coordinator. It illustrates the journey taken by our students through their …

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Subway Day

Let Subway take care of your student’s school lunch on Tuesday 2 March 2021 and support our Parents and Friends Committee. Please place your online order here before 9.30 am on Monday 1 March. Deliveries will be made to each of the Primary classrooms on Tuesday 2 March, ready for …

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OSHClub News

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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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 3 Prep A Lincoln and Declan Prep B Roscoe and Emily Prep C Lillian and …

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Healthy Harold Visits Northpine Students

The Life Education Team and Harold the Giraffe have been visiting our Primary Students.  Life Education motivates and empowers students to make smart life choices for a healthy future.  Please click on the link here for more details about the Life Education Program.  

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School Banking

We are so pleased that our school banking program is back. School banking day is every Thursday during  term time and will commence on Thursday 25 February 2021. If you would like your student to be involved in the school banking program you will need a Commonwealth Bank Youthsaver account.  …

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Basketball Juniors and Seniors

If you are keen on basketball, and are in Years 5-7 or Years 8-10, then we have a competition for you. It is fun, social and not a large amount of pressure.  You will gain new skills in basketball and team sports. We’d love to see you on Wednesday 17 …

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Step By Step Basketball

Youth Basketball Program located in the Northpine Christian College Indoor Sports Centre.

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Secondary Swimming Carnival

This year’s Secondary Swimming Carnival was a great success, with exceptional efforts from students and staff dressing up in their vibrant house colours and cheering loudly to support their peers in the pool. A highlight of the day was the volume of encouragement the students showed to a swimmer giving …

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Uniform shop

In accordance with Government regulations on COVID-19 for social and physical distancing, the uniform shop is open by appointment only.  We request that payments are made by Eftpos. We ask that only one parent and one child attend the booked appointment.  Please do not bring siblings where possible. If you …

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