Issue 8 / 12 May 2020

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principals Briefing

It was great to welcome our Prep & Year 1 as well as Year 11 & 12 students back to school yesterday.  We are glad they are back.  We look forward to the return of our Year 2 to 10 students very soon.  School is not the same without all …

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Welcome Back Prep and Year 1

We are delighted to have the Prep and Year 1 children back at school, after what has been a rather challenging time for all of us. After having so many children away for the first three weeks of this term, it was great to see the added numbers return to …

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Virtual Cross Country Is On!!

Met North is offering a ‘Virtual’ Cross Country. Over weeks 3, 4 and 5 this term, students who are learning from home or at school will have the opportunity to download any running app for their phone or smart watch and submit their time to be considered for the ‘All-Met …

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Welcome Back Year 11 and 12

This week we have welcomed back our Year 11 and 12 students to the College campus! They have cast aside their slippers and replaced them with school shoes. They have set their alarms for a much earlier time than 8:35am (hopefully) and they have resumed brushing their hair and cleaning …

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2019 Graduate Joins Navy

“On the 10th of February 2020, I enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy, a dream I’ve wanted since I was 10 years old. I moved from Brisbane to Melbourne and I walked through the gates of HMAS Cerberus where I started my journey through recruit school. A course designed to …

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Careers

This week the students have been looking at jobs and careers and how to develop a growth mindset. Not so long ago, people generally did not change jobs very often. Indeed, many people remained in the same job for much, if not all, of their lives. Currently, the working world …

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Library News

This week we have seen the return of our Preps, Year 1s, Year 11s & Year 12s which has been lovely. Students are welcome in the Library for quiet reading time before school and/or lunch time. Makerspace is open for paper puzzles, colouring in and origami only. Students will be …

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Music New Ways of Working

The ensemble directors have been impressed with the students’ ability to adapt to new ways of working in ensembles. With Flipgrid, Zoom and Microsoft Teams all in place, students are navigating their way to new ways of practise, and discovering tools such as metronomes and tuners! Here are a few …

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Non Contact Thermometers

As part of our strategy to keep our children, staff and school families safe during the COVID-19 crisis, we now have non contact thermometers at our reception desk. This is to help us to more accurately measure high temperature associated with respiratory or flu like symptoms.  Your child’s temperature may …

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Northpine Systems Upgrade

This communication is to inform you of some changes Northpine is currently working towards implementing, to improve our information database systems, including the SEQTA portal. These changes will enable Northpine to progressively add more communication options and functionality to the SEQTA portal, including access to update your contact details, complete …

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OSHClub At Home

We are so excited to be able to share our free, new OSHC at Home Program with your school community. Whether you’re an OSHClub regular or you’ve never attended our service, we know that spending more time at home now than ever before may mean you’re looking for fun and …

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