Ripples Edition 18 | 23 November 2017

Principal’s Message

Dear College families, As our year races to a conclusion and the Festive Season beings in earnest, we pause to congratulate our Year 12 graduates on a wonderful year in 2017. St John’s has always paid attention to important rites of passage for our students and our celebrations with Year …

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Primary News

A number of events have kept us busy over the last few weeks and students have enjoyed a variety of different learning experiences from the chess tournament to swimming, Story time fun to buddy activities along with regular classroom routines. Many students (and parents, no doubt) are looking forward to …

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Lake Side Reflection

I have been inspired by a book I am reading, “The Book of Joy” written by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama. I strongly recommend this book. The authors say, “Every day is an opportunity to begin again. Every day is your birthday… Each day and each moment, we …

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Curriculum

Best wishes to our graduating Year 12s How quickly we find ourselves at the point of saying farewell and best wishes to our Year 12 students. We are very grateful for the leadership and service our Year 12 students have provided to the school community. I extend my very best …

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Pastoral Care

Service One of the core values of St John’s Anglican College is service. There were numerous fundraising activities for various charities throughout the year. Students raised more than $9,760.75 for the Leukemia Foundation and winning the World’s Greatest Shave School Challenge for the Brisbane Corridor. The annual Cake Auction raised …

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Sport

TAS Sport 2018 The first TAS round for Term One Sport will be a fixture against Canterbury College, Saturday 27 January 2018.  There will be five home rounds during Term One next year.  See below home and away draw for Term One, 2018. Preseason Training 2017 Our preseason training schedule concludes …

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PACE

We have seen many students take Australian Music Examination Board exams over the last couple of weeks. A special thank you to the staff who have prepared the students for these and to the students for putting in the effort to undertake the work to receive the various levels of …

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For the Diary

November and December 2017

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Important Information

Co-Curricular Photos  Co-Curricular photos available to purchase now via Studio Kirby. Please click here to view ALL photos from 2017 available for purchase and follow the instructions. Terracycle Competition  St John’s Primary has been entered into a recycling competition where we have a chance to win a playground. We need …

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St John’s Foundation

Congratulations to the graduating Class of 2017 and welcome to the Old Collegians’ Association The Old Collegians’ Association (OCA) continued this year with the annual tradition of providing a free breakfast for the graduating class on their final day of school. On Friday 17 November members of the OCA cooked …

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P&F Association

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. This year we saw a few changes to the committee and we had a very successful year in …

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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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