Ripples Edition 12 | 17 August 2017

Principal’s Message

The annual Awards for Old Collegians of distinction were held last week. The awardees were selected from many nominations submitted by members of our College community. The five awards mirror the shared values of the St John’s community and our expectation for our graduates to be People of Influence. Academic …

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Primary News

In schools around the country and around the world STEM has become a hot topic. Governments and schools are realising that children of today need specific skills to solve the problems of the future and many of these skills are related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. At the Primary …

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Curriculum

Examination Block Our Year 11 and 12 students are approaching the September examination block.  I wish them luck in their examinations and trust they will prepare thoroughly and be ready to demonstrate their best performance.  Examination timetables are available on Moodle. QTAC evening – Tertiary Preparation Reminders Has your Year …

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Pastoral Care

Mental Health and Wellbeing: What is mental health? There is no stigma attached to mental health these days. Mental health problems can be simple things such as feeling a little down, not sleeping well, inability to concentrate or even being off your food. So you can see that almost everybody …

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Lake Side Reflection

Confirmation…the next big step- Staff and Students Staff and students are invited think about making the significant step of seeking Confirmation in the Christian faith. This is an ancient sacrament that today remains a powerful rite of passage into owning faith in an adult way. It’s a time when we …

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PACE

On Tuesday evening 15 August audiences were entertained by brilliant performances at our annual Performing Arts Centre of Excellence Showcase Concert. Performers from both the Primary and Secondary campus all did a brilliant job entertaining with everything from poetry, the Red Fire Choir to Fella Voce rocking out a Wes Carr …

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Sport

St John’s Volleyball Development Nets Success As part of the Volleyball Development Program, St John’s competed in the Year 11 Boys (Division Three) Queensland Senior Schools Cup competition on Friday 4, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 August.  The team consisted of the following students: Brodie Haire (Year 8), Andy Nguyen (Year …

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For the Diary

August 2017

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation Business Breakfast – Tickets Are Still Available! It is a fundamental human trait to think our way is the right way – because it’s our way! The truth is the way we think and act can create great tension and lack of productivity in the workplace with …

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P & F Association

2018 College Carnival We would like to invite you to the first P&F College Carnival meeting to be held on Tuesday 22 August at 7:00pm in the Secondary campus staff room.  It is a great event and we need people who are able to assist with the organisation of the 2018 …

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Important Information

-Call for Photographs-  Year Nine Middle School Mattered publication Dear Parents of Year Nine, as the end of the year draws closer; we are seeking help with photographs of your child’s schooling journey to include in the Middle School Mattered publication.  Could you please send copies of any photos that …

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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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