Ripples Edition 15 | 20 September 2018

Principal’s Message

Dear College families, It’s certainly been an exciting term for students at St John’s. Between some fine performances at eisteddfods and our interstate Combined Schools Music Festival, we’ve been entertained to a very high standard by students in the performing arts. Our regular training and focus on continuous improvement have …

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Primary News

You can tell what the culture of a school or organisation is like when you spend time amongst the people. Their words and actions, their attitudes, their passion and commitment to the team provide an insight into how the organisation functions. A positive environment with supportive team members is likely …

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Curriculum

At the core of all IB Programmes is the learner profile, 10 attributes fostered in students that promote their development as responsible members of their local, national and global communities. These attributes are developed through student participation in the MYP. In teaching our students to be risk-takers, we encourage them …

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Pastoral Care

SchoolTV It has never been more challenging for parents to raise happy, healthy and resilient children. Like never before, parents need to be informed with clear, fact-based information on the many challenges faced by today’s youth. Topics such as youth anxiety, depression, self-harm, drug and alcohol use, cyberbullying and many …

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Lake Side Reflection

As Term Three, I am mindful of the busyness of the term. We have had many excellent opportunities this term to celebrate the school’s 25th birthday, and while these have been very special, I am aware that it is now time for staff and students to have a well-earned break. …

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PACE

On Friday 14 September we had some of our vocal and piano students perform for staff and peers at a lunchtime concert in the Performing Arts Foyer. This was a wonderful opportunity to have students gain performance experience in a safe and caring environment. All students performed very well and we …

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SPORT

Secondary Sport There were some nail biting games when St John’s took on St Columban’s in the Firsts Volleyball, Firsts Soccer and again the Year Nine Basketball. We had great success with four out of five teams winning. Congratulations to the soccer team, Open B and Year Seven Volleyball teams. …

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Dates for the Diary

September and October 2018

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Important Information

Term Four A reminder that Term Four will commence on Monday 8 October for all year levels from Kindy to Year 12. Please note that Monday 22nd October is a student free day. This is a change for St John’s from previous years, but it does bring us in line …

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St John’s Foundation

25 Year, St John’s Foundation Gala Dinner On Saturday 15 September the St John’s Foundation once again hosted its annual Gala Dinner in style! Now in its third year, the Performing Arts Centre Foyer was transformed into a perfect setting to celebrate the 25 Year Gala Dinner event. Guests were welcomed with …

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P&F Association

The P&F would like to thank to those families who supported our fundraising via the Entertainment Book. This year we raised $602 from this campaign. Entertainment books can still be ordered via entertainment book.com.au. The SoS Committee would like to give our thanks for the continued support that we have …

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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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