Ripples Edition 17 | 1 November 2018

Principal’s Message

Dear College families, It’s been an exciting week at St John’s with the Australian Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge taking place in our Performing Arts Centre. This year the Challenge was undertaken by twelve teams from three schools, The Knox School, St Luke’s Bundaberg and St John’s. Teams have been …

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Primary News

The Primary campus has become a centre for inquiry and this term we have seen a number of year levels invite members of the community into their classrooms to share their learning. The Year Four students showcased the arcade games that they invented to demonstrate Newton’s Laws of Motion and …

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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 principled, we encourage them …

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Pastoral Care

Night of Celebration The Night of Celebration is on Monday 5 November 2018 from 6.30pm at Brisbane City Hall. All students in Years Three to Twelve are expected to attend this event. It is a significant event in the College Community providing an opportunity for celebration of the extensive achievements of …

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Lake Side Reflection

Week four of Term Four, there was anticipation and excitement. What was all the excitement about? At the primary campus it is our turn for Prayer Spaces. As we were setting up on Monday morning we had excited faces peering into the chapel. Prayer spaces are a beautiful experience for …

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PACE

What a busy and wonderful fortnight it has been for the Performing Arts Centre of Excellence. Music Fest has been in full swing and we have had more ensembles competing. On Wednesday 24 October the Wind Symphony competed and received a Silver Award and on Monday 29 October the Wind Ensemble competed …

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SPORT

Secondary 2019 TAS Season Preparation Swimming, Boys Cricket, Girls Netball and Boys Rugby preseason training have already begun.  Next week Boys Volleyball, Girls Tennis and Girls Basketball training sessions will commence.  Please note there is an early start for Boys Volleyball Years Seven to Eleven on Monday 5 November and an …

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Dates for the Diary

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 his experiences as the Australian Coach and …

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Important Information

Uniform Shop The Uniform Shop will be closed on Thursday 8 November during the morning hours and Friday 9 November  in the afternoon. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. Blazer Embroidery We have our final collection of blazers at the end of year.  Students that do not need their blazer for any …

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St John’s Foundation

Old Collegians Reunion Night On Saturday 20 October 2018, past students returned to St John’s for the Old Collegians Reunion Night. Old Collegians celebrating their one, five and ten year reunions gathered at the Performing Arts Centre Foyer to catch up with each other together with teachers past and present. …

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P&F Association

Thank you to all who joined us for the 2018 St John’s Jazz Night. As our final event for the year, FOTA would like to thank all the volunteers and St John’s staff who helped to run the evening. Thank you to our students who showcased their musical talents. We …

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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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