Ripples Edition 11 | 3 August 2017

Principal’s Message

Dear Parents and Carers, At our Foundation Day Assembly last week, students and teachers from Years three to 12 reflected on the educational vision for Forest Lake College when it was established in 1993.  The Board and community wanted a school which provided a safe and caring learning environment and where …

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Primary News

Swirling colours, dancing music and happy voices filled the venue of our Fancy Dress Ball held last Friday, 28 July. Students wore fancy dress to suit the theme, ‘Around the World’. Many students dressed as animals from various countries and other students wore traditional national costumes representing the heritage of …

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Curriculum

Upcoming Information Evenings for Students in Years Eight, Nine and Tm I would like to draw your attention to the upcoming information evenings for families of students in Year eight, nine and ten.  The Year eight and nine Information Evening on Tuesday 22 August will provide information on the elective subjects on …

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Pastoral Care

How do you help you child if they are being bullied? This is often a dilemma for parents if their child is being bullied. Do you intervene or do you let them sort it out themselves. If you think that your child is being bullied you may need to tread …

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Lake Side Reflection

This week we celebrated Foundation Day at both at Primary and Secondary Campuses.  But why is Foundation Day important?  St Ignatius writes: “It is highly proper for us to do something on our part in return for the devotion and generosity shown toward the Society by those whom the Divine …

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For the Diary

August 2017

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PACE

PACE Showcase Concert  Performance groups from both Primary and Secondary Campuses will be performing for your entertainment pleasure on Tuesday 15 August 2017 from 6.30pm in the Performing Arts Centre, Secondary Campus. The next day is the Ekka Show Day holiday – so come and make a night of it. …

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Sport

Secondary Campus Interhouse Athletics Carnival On Wednesday 19 July St John’s went to the Queensland Sport and Athletic Centre to battle for Champion Athletics House.   This year the competition was very close with 23 points the difference between first to third place.  Bow Qing Tian (2444) narrowly pipped Braithwaite (2428), Hollingworth …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation Business Breakfast  Ever been frustrated with someone at work? Having a rude manner? Being impatient? Being indecisive? People who micromanage? What about those who just don’t listen?  This practical, relevant and interactive session will show why we’re different, how we’re different and share some quick wins to …

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P&F Association

Entertainment Book The P&F Association is once again selling the Entertainment Book to raise money to support P&F initiatives.  The goal is to raise $1,000 in 2017 with current sales totalling $910 raised so far!!! It’s not too late to purchase yours today to help us reach our goal of …

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Important Information

Uniform Shop  St John’s has a new second hand uniform shop on Facebook. Parents can post St John’s items for sale and also purchase second hand items. Please visit our new page St John’s Anglican College Second Hand Uniform Shop now. https://www.facebook.com/groups/759637530886119/ Uniform Shop Trading Hours *The Uniform Shop will not open …

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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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