Issue 6 / 27 April 2021

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

Welcome to Term two. The nip in the air in the mornings and evenings indicates winter is finally upon us.  It is at this time of year that I feel particularly blessed to be living in Queensland – the days are simply awesome. It is nice to be back after …

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Careers

In This Issue Career as a Chief Listening Officer Year 13 Careers Expo Useful Websites and Resources Defence Force Gap Year in 2022 Working as an Auslan Interpreter Working in Real Estate Snapshot of the Australian National University Please click here or the below image for the full Careers Newsletter …

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ANZAC Memorial Service

This past Thursday, Northpine Christian College had the privilege of commemorating Australia’s 106th ANZAC Day.  All students and staff assembled in the Sports Centre to listen to touching speeches from College Captains Jayde Weir and Cooper Redman detailing what ANZAC Day means to them.  Pine Rivers District RSL Representative, Joseph …

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Secondary Interim Reports and Parent / Teacher Interviews

Parent / Teacher Interviews for Year 7 to 12 will be held on Thursday 29 April from 3.30 pm – 5.oo pm and 5.20 pm – 7.30 pm. Bookings opened Friday 23 April and will close on Thursday 29 April at 3.30 pm. To book an interview at a time …

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AMEB Success!

Students who take music lessons at Northpine have the opportunity to sit external music exams through the AMEB (Australian Music Examination Board). These exams are optional, however, are great milestone achievements for students to work towards throughout the year. The Northpine Music Department would like to extend a huge congratulations …

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Library News

Creative chalk art by Emily Chester – Feature Image Welcome to Term two in the Library. Premier’s Reading Challenge will commence on Monday 10 May.  During the three-month period, students from Prep to Year 9 are encouraged to participate and complete the Challenge by listing the books they have read, or have …

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Music – Exciting Opportunity!

Northpine Music have an exciting opportunity for Yearr 5 students who are not currently involved in the Beginner Band Program to start on a brass instrument. We currently have trombone, trumpet and euphonium available for free hire until the end of 2021. Please click on the image below to view …

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Exploding Volcanoes in the Year 6 Classroom

Year 6 are beginning to study the layers of the earth and how earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis occur. Today we conducted a volcano experiment to understand how the pressure builds in the central vent of a volcano and then erupts.  The larger the pressure build up, the larger the eruption. …

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Outdoor Education – Year 8

Toward the end of Term one, our Year 8 Outdoor Education class went on their canoeing practical day trip to Young’s Crossing where they applied all the skills they had learnt so far this term. Students learnt how to control and manoeuvre their craft safely, the importance of working together …

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