Issue 9 / 8 June 2021

Mr Graham Baird, Prinicpal

Principals Briefing

Term 2 is steadily coming to a close.  Teachers are busy finalising assessments and students are sitting their final exams of the term.  Teachers will be diligently marking and preparing reports before they leave for the winter break.  Our Primary Report Night will be held Thursday Night, 24 June and …

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Careers Newsletter

What is the ATAR? QTAC is the body that calculates and provides Year 12 students with their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). The ATAR: Is the primary mechanism used nationally for tertiary admissions Indicates a student’s position relative to other students Is a 2,000 point scale from 99.95 down to …

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Library News

Featured Image: Scholastic Book Fair Library Books Received Firstly, thank you to all our wonderful Northpine families for supporting our Scholastic Book Fair. It was a very busy and exciting time, and I am happy to say that because of you, we were able to provide every Primary classroom with …

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Music

We have been so excited to have two concerts held at Northpine in the last month! A year has passed since our last live concert, making the Music department thrilled to be able to invite our community to attend the Simply Strings and Vocal Sounds concerts. Simply Strings was held …

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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 6 and Week  7. Class Week 6 Week 7 Prep A Faith and Isaac Riley …

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Secondary Athletics Carnival

What a beautiful day it was for our athletics carnival last Wednesday – cool and sunny.  The students arrived excited, ready for some hot competition.  There was an array of colour everywhere you looked with the students dressing up in all sorts of costumes representing their house teams and keen …

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Lunar Eclipse Science Photo Competition

Feature Photo: Ayrton – Year 7 Many students, staff and their families enjoyed watching the lunar eclipse on Wednesday 26th of May. A lunar eclipse is Super Blood Moon. “Super” as the moon appears larger and brighter at its closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit (Perigee) and “Blood” …

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Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Global Celebration

This Thursday, 10 June 2021, would have marked Prince Philip’s 100th Birthday. For millions around the world who are – or have been – part of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award family, we are celebrating the extraordinary life and legacy of our Founder. As a mark of respect to …

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Year 8 Metro Basketball Success!

Our Year 8 boys interschool basketball team qualified to attend the Metro Basketball Competition. The team travelled down to Loganholme to compete in the semi-finals. The winner of the competition would be crowned the best school basketball team in Brisbane in each Year level bracket. The competition was far more …

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Year 9 Teamwork Event

What do you get when you take the event concepts of “The Amazing Race” and “Survivor” and blend them together with six groups of Year 9 students on school grounds? The answer is a combination of challenge, teamwork and fun. On Thursday afternoon during week 5, Year 9 Teachers hosted …

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Push Up Challenge Update

Last Friday, our Middle School Leaders and Captains challenged students and teachers to the first of 4 weekly challenges to raise awareness for mental health in our school community. Our school captains and Middle School leaders organised the event and encouraged students to participate in a push up challenge face …

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Gymnastics Achievement

Year 6 student Lily Springall recently competed at the Australasian Gymnastics and Dance Academy Invitational in which she placed 8th on the bars and beam, 9th on Floor with an overall score of 34.325 placing 10th in her division Level 4. Lily also placed well in competition at the Sunshine …

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Food Services Assistant Employment Opportunity

Northpine Christian College is seeking a motivated and experienced Food Services Assistant to work in multiple areas across our campus including the Tuckshop, Soup Kitchen and Home Economics Department. The role will assist with the preparation and serving of healthy vegetarian meals in the Tuckshop and Soup Kitchen. The position …

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OSHClub – Outside School Hours Care

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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