Issue 7 / 11 May 2021

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

It was great that our annual Mother’s Day stall was able to operate again this year. Thanks to our volunteers who represented the Parents and Friends for their hard work preparing for this important event.  It is always fun to see the anticipation on the children’s faces as they choose …

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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 Merit Award recipients for Term 2 Week 3. Class Week 3 Prep A Riley and Archie Prep B Keeley and Carter Prep …

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Butterfly Cycle in Year 2 Classrooms

The Year 2 classes have been studying the life cycle of the butterfly.  Each class had the opportunity to witness a monarch butterfly emerging from its chrysalis.  This was a very special event and the students were in awe of how intricately our Creator God created butterflies.  After the butterflies …

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Career Exploration

How knowing your values can positively impact your career. An article by Psychologist Sabina Read looked at the importance of values in career decision making. Values shape the career choices we make, but what exactly are values and how can you identify the values that are important to you; those …

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Library News

The Premier’s Reading Challenge 2021 commenced on Monday 10 May! Any books read from this time on may be recorded on the School Reader Record forms provided to students in Prep to Year 9. The Challenge will run until the end of August and we ask that students please return their …

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Districts Cross Country

This year, the District Cross Country event was held at Pine Rivers Park on a beautiful cool sunny day.  Twenty two students from Years 4-12 were ready to run and all students did a great job representing both themselves and the College. Four students qualified for the District team to …

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Shav-iour of the Week – Shawn Wilson

How do you start a long weekend?  Here at Northpine Christian College, we like to start it by making a difference!  Recently, Year 9 student Shawn Wilson, sat in front of our entire senior student body and staff to shave his head for Breast Cancer. After creating his fund-raising page …

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Engineering – Year 11

Northpine Christian College’s Year 11 MEM Certificate II engineering students have all completed their welding unit in which they created a 6-sided Dice – a piece of work they should be proud of!  These skills are a part of their overall engineering certificate. Mr Rod Saunders – Secondary Teacher 

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Music

Lunchtime Concert Today the Northpine students and staff were treated to a special lunchtime concert by Concert Winds, our secondary band. Students from both the Primary and Secondary campus came together to watch them perform. Congratulations to Mrs Powter and the Concert Winds for a delightful performance. Simply Strings Concert …

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Save Your Toothbrush, Save the World

With the support of the College and the P&F – the Oral Care Recycling Program has started again this week.  Please start saving your used empty toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes and drop them into the purple wheelie bin located outside the school office.   Accepted wastes are: Toothpaste tubes and caps, …

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Calendar Events – May

Our online calendar is updated frequently throughout the school year here.  If you have a question about an event on the calendar, please do not hesitate to contact School Reception. NAPLAN Testing – Tuesday 11 May to 18 May TNS (Yr 9) Teamwork Event – Thursday 20 May Year 10 …

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Subway Day

Let Subway take care of your student’s school lunch on Tuesday 25 May 2021 and support our Parents and Friends Committee. Please place your online order here before 9.30 am on Monday 24 May 2021. Deliveries will be made to each of the Primary classrooms on Tuesday 25 May, ready …

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Parents and Friends Minutes

To contact the NCC Parents & Friends Association with suggestions and queries as well as to offer your time and help, please email northpinepnf@gmail.com  

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OSHClub Newsletter

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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Free Parent Webinar Series – Elevate Education

Elevate Education is offering Northpine Christian College parents / carers access to their free Parent Webinar Series. The first webinar took place last week and was on ‘Time Management and Procrastination’ giving parents practical strategies for negotiating expectations around study at home. Elevate has kindly made extended access available here …

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Are You Teaching a Learner Driver?

Discover how to teach your learner driver good driving habits and the first steps towards gaining their licence.

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NCC Students Starring in a Community Performance!

Four of our Northpine students will be performing this month at ‘The Space’ in North Lakes on Saturday 22 May at 6.30pm. The performance, UNRAVEL, was originally developed over three days with students Kiralee S, Riley W, Kaleb C and Elijah J, led by Mrs Cindy Sykes! Tickets are available …

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