Ripples Edition 5 | 4 April 2019

Principal’s Message

“The chief beauty about time is that you cannot waste it in advance. The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you, as perfect, as unspoiled, as if you had never wasted or misapplied a single moment in all your life. You can turn over …

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Primary News

The last week of Term One is always a special one as we celebrate the Easter season with our students. Although the Easter weekend is not for a few more weeks we commenced our celebrations this week. On Wednesday, the Kindergarten children enjoyed their Easter Hat Parade followed by a …

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Curriculum

In this final edition of Ripples for Term One, I will discuss information relating to the QCS Test and Term One Reporting. QCS Preparation The first QCS Master Class occurred on Wedesday, 13 March.  The focus of the session was on the Writing Task and was aimed to improve student …

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Pastoral Care

We are now approaching the end of Term One. 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 sleep is a very important part of …

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Lake Side Reflection

This year, St John’s observed the Lenten journey, the six weeks prior to Easter, in several ways. First, we began our journey with our Ash Wednesday services which were held at both the Primary and Secondary campuses. At these services students, staff and families were signed with an ash cross …

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PACE

It is hard to believe that Term One has nearly come to an end. The last two weeks have been filled with assessment, rehearsals and events. On Friday, 22 March our String Quartet conducted by Miss Deanna Connelly provided entertainment for the annual Year 12 Business Breakfast.  The students played …

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SPORT

Secondary  TAS Sport The story of middle-distance runner Roger Bannister is incredible.  He was the first man to break the four-minute mile.  Roger was a neurologist and part time runner.  He proved to the world that breaking the four-minute mile was possible. Roger demonstrated to all who followed that running …

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Extracurricular Activities

Green Heart Excursion On Wednesday, 20 March 2019 nine St Johns Anglican College students from Year Seven were selected to participate in the Green Heart Excursion. “The Future BNE challenge program educates, inspires and supports Brisbane schools, teachers and students to implement sustainable projects and actions to help create a …

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Important Information

Uniform Shop Please click here to view the Easter Holiday trading hours. New Daily Correspondence  The last two weeks you would have received our new Daily Correspondence emails in you inbox. This is a new initiative for the College to replace individual emails being sent by College staff directly to …

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Dates for the Diary

April 2019 Mother’s Day High Tea TICKETS

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Old Collegians’ Association

St John’s Old Collegians’ Association had a terrific turn out for its first Social Networking Event of the year on Wednesday, 3 April at The Regatta Hotel, Brisbane. With Old Collegians from as early as the Class of 2004 through to our most recent graduates from 2018, it was a …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation Dates for the Diary St John’s Foundation Business Breakfast Series Wednesday, 22 May 2019 Computer Merchants, 144 Bluestone Circuit, Seventeen Mile Rocks From 7am Guest speaker and how to book to be released shortly St John’s Foundation Fundraising Dinner 2019 Friday, 13 September Hillstone St Lucia Golf …

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P&F Association

Being the new P&F President, one of my main aims is to ensure the connection between parents and the College is enhanced.  I do sincerely encourage as many parents as possible to not only attend the P&F meetings, but also become more involved in the wonderful sub committees we have. …

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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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