Ripples Edition 3 | 1 March 2018

Principal’s Message

  Last Friday we welcomed His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, the Archbishop of Brisbane, Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall and many guests to St John’s for the official opening of Stage 2 of our Performing Arts Centre (PAC). This is just one of the highlights …

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Primary News

The STEM Institute continues to be a hive of learning and inquiry each week as the students participate in a range of different learning opportunities, from lessons embedded in the curriculum, to lunchtime tinkering, afterschool clubs and special STEM events. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths …

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Curriculum

Year 11 and 12 Term One Examination Block The first examination block for Year 11 and 12 students will commence from Monday, 19 March until Friday, 23 March.  Exam timetables will be available to students this week.  Students are not required at the College when they do not have an …

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Pastoral Care

We are now over halfway through the term and it is a busy time for children. The students at our College often have very busy schedules as they are involved in many extra-curricular activities. This is when they start to show signs of being tired and stressed. Having a good …

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Lakeside Reflection

It is a tradition at St John’s to offer Baptism and first Holy Communion to our students at the Primary Campus in Term 2. Baptism and Holy Communion are important sacraments in the Anglican Church.  When children are Baptised (sometimes called ‘Christened’) the symbols and the words used, point to …

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PACE

Last Thursday, 22 February we had our Annual St John’s Cathedral Concert. This was a very successful elegant concert showcasing the wonderful talents of our Performing Arts students. The Academy Strings, Clarinet Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Flute Choir, String Quartet, Mezzo Voce, Bella Voce and Fella Voce all performed along with solos …

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Sport

Secondary  Term Two Sports Preparation Preseason training for Term Two starts this week.  Training for Term One sports will continue with sessions reducing to once a week.  Students not participating in a Term Two sport should attend Mr Murray’s running club on Friday morning to make up the second training …

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Important Information

St John’s Silver Anniversary Cookbook  To celebrate 25 Years of the College, St John’s is launching a Silver Anniversary Cookbook.  This Cookbook will feature recipes from our College community including parents, guardians, grandparents, staff and Old Collegians. We are looking for recipes under the following categories: Start the Day (Breakfast) Lunchbox …

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Dates for the Diary

March 2018 2018 St John’s Anglican College BUSH DANCE  Join the St John’s Community for a night of FUN, ENTERTAINMENT and DANCING at the 2018 St John’s BUSH DANCE! For only $20 cover charge per family, this will be a night to remember for all Cowboys and Cowgirls! A fantastic barbeque will be available on the …

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St John’s Foundation

2018 St John’s Anglican College BUSH DANCE  Join us for a night of FUN, ENTERTAINMENT, RAFFLES and DANCING at the Primary Campus for only $20 cover charge per family. This will be a night to remember for all Cowboys and Cowgirls with a BBQ, snacks and drinks (beer, wine and …

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P&F Association

We invite families from Years Seven to Twelve that are new to the College Community to attend a P&F Welcome Event on this Friday, 2 March 2018. The evening will take place at the Secondary Campus Performing Arts Centre Foyer from 6.00pm. Drinks and nibbles will be provided for a …

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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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