Ripples Edition 11 | 26 July 2018

Principals Message

Dear Families, Our 25th Birthday Celebrations are in full swing this term with several important events. At Monday’s Foundation Assembly we were pleased to welcome The Most Reverend Phillip Aspinall, Archbishop of Brisbane who set the scene with his story about Nelson Mandela who was an excellent role model for …

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Primary News

On Thursday 19 July our STEM Institute opened its doors to the youngest members of our College community and to those children joining us in Prep in 2019. With a range of hands-on experiments and opportunities to play with technology such as Bee bots and Spheros, the children had a …

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Curriculum

It was a pleasure to welcome our students back after their holidays and to see them excitedly engaging with their learning programs.  This term is the busiest for our Year 12 students as they prepare for their assignments and examinations and the Queensland Core Skills (QCS) test.  Their captains spoke …

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Pastoral Care

eSafe Update We installed the eSafe program on all student computers last term to safeguard them from online danger and assure parents that their children are not at risk. The trial will continue for the remainder of the year. Ensuring that students are engaging in safe cyber practices is vitally …

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Lake Side Reflection

Welcome to Term 3! A very special term as we continue to celebrate and give thanks to God for St John’s College who has been serving the community for 25 years. At the beginning of the year I had the great privilege of being invited by Catholic Education Melbourne to …

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PACE

We have had a busy but exciting start to Term 3 in the Performing Arts. On Monday 16 July we had a combined rehearsal to practice and prepare for the upcoming Foundation Day celebrations. On Monday 23 August we had our Foundation Day Assembly where we celebrated 25 Years of the college. …

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Sport

Secondary Sport  Home Grown Champions During the holiday break there were a number of St John’s athletes achieving success across a number of high level activities.  A summary of their success includes: Jack and Laura Odorici who won gold and bronze medals at the shooting state titles; Matthew Kemp was …

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Dates for the Diary

July and August 2018 2018 Foundation Gala Dinner Saturday 15 September 2018  BOOK HERE 

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Important Information

Little Minis You may have seen Coles’ latest promotion; Coles Little Shop. We are hoping to put together a number of kits to use in the early-years as hands-on resources to be used in activities such as pretend shopping. If you are able to collect these exciting little collectables and …

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St John’s Foundation

Announcing St John’s Foundation New Chairman The St John’s Anglican College Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of its new interim Chairman Mr Norm Jefferies. Mr Jefferies has been a Director on the Board since in its formation in 2014 and a parent of the College for the last …

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P&F Association

FOTA is looking forward to an exciting term of performing arts. We will be supporting the primary campus at the Fancy Dress Ball on Friday, 3 August by providing burgers, sausage sizzle, drinks and snacks for sale. We will also be opening the Performing Arts kiosk during the upcoming PACE Showcase …

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Student Protection

You have the right to feel safe at all times including when you are a student at this school and until you graduate from the College. Protection for children and young people is of paramount importance in Anglican Church schools. St John’s Anglican College has policies and procedures which assist …

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