Ripples Edition 16 | 18 October 2018

Principal’s Message

Dear Families, October is “innovation month” with many of our programs in the Creative Arts, Design Thinking and inquiry learning displaying the outcomes of their project work.  St John’s College Creations, where student art, design projects and technology innovations have been on show at the Primary and Secondary campuses, certainly …

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Primary News

Our College Creations displays in Living Faith Chapel and the Performing Arts Centre this week, have been outstanding. The quality of art and design work produced and the variety on display gives an insight into the interesting learning experiences the students are provided with throughout the year and across the …

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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 thinkers, we encourage them …

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Pastoral Care

Stress We are very quick to use the term “stress” and it is often seen as a negative thing. Research shows that overcoming difficult situations in life creates higher-than-average levels of resilience. Psychologists agree that while chronic or traumatic stress can be toxic, lower-level stress such as the kind that comes with …

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Lake Side Reflection

Welcome back to Term Four, because it is a short-term, we will begin our Christmas Giving Tree early. Every year St John’s collects food and gift items for St Hugh’s Anglican Church Inala. Our students and staff enjoy filling the baskets with lots of food, Christmas goodies, and gifts. It …

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PACE

On Wednesday 10 October our students preparing for AMEB exams got to perform at our PACE Studio Concert. Throughout four venues of our PACE building our String, Vocal, Brass and Woodwind students had a chance to perform for an audience to prepare them for their exams. It was a great practice …

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SPORT

Secondary Welcome back! Welcome back to Term Four. The Sports Department hopes that everyone had a restful holiday.  The Dragon’s have formed another valuable community relationship, with Little Athletics.  St John’s students are welcome to join scheduled training and Friday competition evenings.  Other sporting activities occurring during Term Four include: …

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Dates for the Diary

October 2018 Evening of JAZZ TICKETS   Year 12 Mother’s Lunch TICKETS Former Australian Cricket Coach John Buchanan visits St John’s We are delighted to invite you to listen to guest speaker, Former Australian Cricket Team Coach John Buchanan on Thursday 1 November 2018 from 3.30pm.   John will be sharing …

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Important Information

Pupil Free Day A reminder to all families that Monday 22 October 2018 is a Pupil Free Day. Siblings Enrolments If you are yet to submit your enrolment application for a sibling of your current student, you need to complete this process urgently. We have a number of year levels …

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St John’s Foundation

  The Old Collegians Association offers a number of opportunities for past students to reconnect with the College and get involved including sports coaching, supporting Performing Arts and debating, mentoring and guest speaking at College events. Ways to stay connected Website Facebook Linked in  Instagram  SAVE THE DATE The graduating …

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P&F Association

Have you booked your tickets for the St John’s Jazz Night? FOTA invites you to join us on Friday 26 October 2018 in the Performing Arts Centre foyer from 7.00pm for a wonderful evening of jazz music to be performed by our own St John’s staff and students. Light refreshments …

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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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