Ripples Edition 13 | 31 August 2017

Principal’s Message

If your child was involved in NAPLAN testing in 2017, I am sure like most parents, you would have had a slight feeling of uncertainty when the report recently arrived at your home. While the report itself is not complex, it provides for both parents and students a point of …

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Primary News

‘A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to it’s old dimensions’* and our recent outdoor education activities for the students in Years Three and Five certainly provided some exciting new experiences that the children are unlikely to forget. Year Three travelled to Sea Life …

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Curriculum

Year 12 Queensland Core Skills Test (QCS) On Tuesday and Wednesday of the past week, the majority of our Year 12 students sat the QCS Test. This test is an important part of the testing calendar and forms part of the calculation towards our Year 12 cohort’s OP results. A …

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Pastoral Care

Ten Ways To Help Teenagers Shift Their Moods Dealing with teenagers can be very challenging at times. They can be grumpy, angry, sulky, broody just to name a few. There are times of the year when life becomes very busy and stress levels are very high. August/September is always a very …

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Lake Side Reflection

In the fast-paced environment of academia, it is important to allow space for stillness.  That is why St Francis Theological College, the Anglican Church’s Seminary in Milton, structures their timetable around prayer; morning, noon and evening.  Although we may not have this model within Anglican Schools, we are blessed at …

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For the Diary

September 2017 College Creations Save the date for College Creations on Monday 9 October 2017 from 6.00pm to 7.30pm. The exhibition showcases student work from Years Seven to Twelve in the Performing Arts Centre of Excellence. Click here for formal invitation.

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PACE

Firstly a BIG thank you to all who attended the PACE Showcase Concert on Tuesday August 15. What a fabulous night showcasing the talents of our performance groups. Well done to the Red Fire Choir, Corelli Strings, Belissimo Strings, Academy Strings, Cello Choir, Flute Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble, Chorale, Bella Voce, Mezzo …

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Sport

Secondary Sport  Strong Finish It has been pleasing to witness St John’s sport grow from strength to strength each week. Our teams dominated St Paul’s and St Columban’s in Round Three and Six.  This provided the students the opportunity to learn to be humble in victory.  Our teams experienced challenges …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation 2017 Gala Dinner With only one week to go until the big event, we are delighted to announce some of the fantastic auction and raffle prizes on the night: A Private Dining Experience for up to 10 guests Sirromet Winery, Dine and Fly Package A Two Night …

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P&F Association

Who are Suporters of Sport (SoS) The Supporters of Sport are a sub-committee of the P&F.  We are a small group of parents committed to supporting our children, the sports department and the College in their sporting ventures. Money we raise enables us to support both campuses with coaching clinics, …

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Important Information

Bus Information Transport News – We are pleased to confirm that there has been a ticket price drop for families in the Heathwood area. The cost of a single ticket is now $1.60 (16.00 a book of 10 trips). We also need to confirm that the bus route which covered …

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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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