Ripples Edition 16 | 26 October 2017

Principal’s Message

Hello families, Celebrations of achievement are certainly a big part of the St John’s culture because in the process we teach our children to reflect on their progress. In looking back, they feel a sense of achievement and personal pride and in looking forward they are invited to think about …

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Primary News

The outdoor education program at St John’s adds an exciting element to our well-balanced curriculum and last week it was the Year Six students who were most excited because they travelled to Somerset Dam for three days of adventure. Despite the rain, the students participated in a range of activities …

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Curriculum

Key Dates for Year 12 QCS and OP Results QCS Test results will be available in student learning accounts https://studentconnect.qsa.qld.edu.au from 15 November. Remember to activate your account ahead of time.  Students must know their Learner Unique Identifier (LUI) and password to log in and check their results. All results …

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Pastoral Care

Schoolies: The end of Year 12 is fast approaching and some of our Year 12 students will be heading to Schoolies. This can be a worrying time for parents. The state government has published some support information for parents. This information can be accessed at www.schoolies.qld.gov.au. There is also a …

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Lake Side Reflection

At this time 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 is our way of serving the community. Service is an important part of who we …

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PACE

Term 4 has started with a BANG! Most of our ensembles have competed in Music Fest, the biggest ensemble competition in Queensland.  So far Academy Strings has received the Platinum Award, Belissimo Strings the Gold Award and the Wind Symphony the Silver Award. The Primary Concert Band, Middle School Concert …

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Sport

Sports Awards Thanks to the special guests, staff and families who attended the Sports Awards Dinner on Monday 23 October.  It was a special event where we heard from guest speaker Shane Webcke who shared his story of League success.  Shane spoke about his small country town beginnings, why he …

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For the Diary

October 2017 November 2017 St John’s Innovation Challenge  St John’s students in Years Four to Eight are invited to participate in this year’s St John’s Anglican College Innovation Challenge on Wednesday 1 November. Innovation Fair commences at 1:00pm in the Performing Arts Centre of Excellence Foyer and Finals commence from 6:15pm …

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Important Information

Uniform Shop  Primary Campus Swimming A reminder that St John’s swimwear including rash shirt and swim cap is compulsory for all students from Year Three and up. School Badges Reception on the Primary campus carries a small supply of both the College and House Badges.  These sell for $6.00 each and …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Old Collegian’s Reunion Day – Saturday 21 October 2017 Class of 2016 Students from the Class of 2016 reunited over morning tea back at St John’s. While only one year has passed it was lovely to learn about their individual journeys since leaving school. Thank you taking the …

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P&F Association

P&F Golf Day  Despite the weather conditions on 15 October 2017, the diehard P&F golfing elite strapped on their wet weather gear and headed out to play.  It rained continuously for the first nine holes. Our mad keen golfing fraternity fought through overflowing ponds and water running across fairways to chase …

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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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