Issue 5 | 17 March 2020

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

The Chaplaincy Team have done a great job of creating exciting and interesting WOW (Week of Worship) programs for all year levels and I thank them for their hard work as well as their passion for our young people. I would also like to thank the many students who were …

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Merit Awards

Primary Merit Awards

Congratulations to our weekly Infant and Junior School award winners! Our students continue to excel in so many areas. Here are the names of our most recent Merit Award winners: Class Week 7 Week 6 Prep A Emilee and Henry Jordan and India Prep B Harley and Mikaela Jules and …

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Year 9 Outdoor Education Camp

During Week 6, the Year 9 Outdoor Education class went on their overnight camp to Harry’s Hut in the Cooloola National Park. The students were self-sufficient and had to plan their own menu and bring all their own equipment. The class spent the first five weeks of this term preparing …

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Jasmine, Ava & Isla – Impressive Results Riding for Northpine

On Sunday 15 March, Isla (2A), Ava (6B) and Jasmine (10B) competed in their first inter-school show jumping event at the Fairholme College Inter-School Show Jumping Competition in Pittsworth. Jasmine competed on two horses in huge classes and placed in the top ten in one of her events. These are …

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Year 7 & 11 Mentoring

This term our Year 11 and Year 7 students have begun their mentoring program. This program was designed to support a smooth transition for students starting high school by forming friendships with older high school students. Our program aims to promote social and support networks for students in Years 7 …

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Year 7 Creative Arts – Cultural Infusion

As Term 1 comes to an end, so does our first rotation of Creative Arts. As a department, we have focused our learning on Mexican and Latin American Arts Cultures in each of our subject areas. Year 7 Music has been embracing Latin American music and learning an upbeat composition …

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Library News

In this newsletter I would like to highlight the “Red Prayer Chair” in our Library. Early last year, in a moving ceremony, every campus was presented with their own Red Chair and a Bible. Inscribed on the chair is the following: “Consecrate yourself to God in the morning; make this your very first work. Let your prayer be, …

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Family Craft Afternoon – 1A

Recently Year 1A parents were invited to join their child in a craft session as part of our unit on ‘Families – Past and Present’.  A creative and fun afternoon was enjoyed by all!  

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Primary Values Program Week 8 – Zing Highlights

‘Zing’ highlights are positive compliments and acknowledgements that we can give to others. By speaking and acting positively and kindly to others, we can build them up and create a happy and encouraging environment. In the younger grades, the students will learn that ‘Zing’ highlights are blessings that come to …

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Careers Corner

This week the Year 10 students have been focusing on personality testing. The focus of the career class has been ‘what makes someone who they are?’ Each person has an idea of their own personality type — if they are bubbly or reserved, sensitive or thick-skinned. There are many ways …

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Secondary Choir

The Secondary Choir will commence in Week 1 of Term 2. Their first rehearsal is set for Monday 20 April. Singing tutor, Mrs Bronte Hargrave will direct the group each Monday at lunchtime in S30 (Music rooms). If your child is interested in joining this new musical ensemble, please contact …

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Uniform Shop Update

In alignment with the Government’s latest advice on COVID-19 and social distancing, the uniform shop is currently closed and we ask that all uniform purchases be made through Northpine’s online uniform shop: http://www.northpine.qld.edu.au/our-community/uniform-shop/ Should you need further assistance please email: uniforms@northpine.qld.edu.au or phone the College on 3204 6511. Thank you for your support …

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