Issue 9 / 26 May 2020

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principal’s Briefing

I must say that it is great to have our classrooms and playgrounds full of students again.  For many, the novelty of learning from home had worn off, probably for both parents and students.  Lots of our students are excited that they can catch up with their friends face to …

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Tuckshop Munch Monitor

In accordance with the Government regulations on COVID-19, the Tuckshop will not be accepting cash for the remainder of the term.  All orders and snack purchases need to placed using Munch Monitor, by 8.45 am each morning, no bag orders will be permitted.  Orders after this time will not be …

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Library

A huge welcome back to all our students, we’ve missed you! Scholastic Book Club Issue 4 is now available online here. If you wish to do so, please place your orders by Wednesday 10 June 2020. Reading Rangers recommences in June with Group 1 (Prep) starting on Tuesday 2 June. Parents …

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Careers Corner

The last five weeks while students have been learning online have gone quickly.  We are certainly glad that the students have returned to school this week.   While our Year 12 students are busy considering future pathways, TAFE Queensland who are closely affiliated with Griffith University have produced a VET pathways flyer containing all degrees that students can …

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Crazy Hat Day

On Friday, 22 May 2020, students and teachers in the primary school were encouraged to wear a crazy hat to school. Students learning at home and teachers working from home were also invited to participate in this fun activity.  Many people accepted the challenge, with some parents taking a lot …

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Reconciliation Week

This Wednesday begins National Reconciliation Week, 27 May – 3 June 2020, and this year’s theme has been titled, “In this together”. Teachers will be taking time to talk to their students about what this important week means in terms of building respect and understanding for all Australians. Students may …

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Pedestrian Crossing Safety

Drivers, please slow down and stop when a pedestrian steps onto a marked crossing! We often have students walking down the pathway from the College towards the carpark next to the Pine Rivers Church. To walk to the Church carpark, students have been asked to use the pedestrian crossing. We …

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Northpine Virtual Choir

As featured on the Northpine Christian College Facebook page, we are excited to share with you, ‘Way Maker’, performed by our Northpine Christian College Staff & Students’ Virtual Choir. Term 2, 2020. Whilst we have been unable to meet together this term, we’ve still been able to sing together.

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Welcome Back Secondary – Years 7 – 10

After five weeks of having the majority of our Northpine students learning from home, Monday morning had the energy of the first day of a school year! Our Year 7-10 Coordinators and their Pastoral Care teams all put on quite the ‘welcome back’ for our students with signs, balloons, chocolates, …

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Fatality Free Friday

Fatality Free Friday is an annual campaign run by the Australian Road Safety Foundation. It is Australia’s largest community-based road safety day to raise awareness of the human cost of careless driving by calling for extra vigilance behind the wheel. In 2020, the national day of action is Friday 29 …

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Uniform Shop

In accordance with the Government regulations on COVID- 19 for social and physical distancing, the uniform shop will be open by appointment only from 25 May – 4 June 2020. We ask that only one parent and one child attend the booked appointment. Please do not bring siblings where possible. …

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