Ripples Edition 6 | 26 April 2018

Principal’s Message

Our Twenty Fifth Year College Carnival to be held on 26 May at the Secondary campus is fast approaching. A team of volunteers has been working on the organisation of the day since last year ready to mark our 25th birthday celebrations. A Bye for the Secondary TAS Sport Competitions …

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Primary News

It was heartening to see so many of our students involved in the ANZAC March on Wednesday this week, and listening intently at our Primary ANZAC Service on Friday 20 April. It was at our Primary ANZAC Service that the children reflected on the personal qualities the ANZAC soldiers demonstrated …

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Lake Side Reflection

In the Christian Church Easter is not just a one-day event, rather we are called to be Easter people.  People of the resurrection and embracing the opportunity of new life daily. As we return to a new school term, how will we live into the calling of being Easter people? …

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Curriculum

Welcome to the first edition of Ripples for Term Two.  I hope each student had a restful break and has returned ready for the challenges and opportunities provided by this new Term. Staffing Update Mrs Spicer is on long service leave this term and her replacement is Mrs Stephanie Marsh.  …

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Pastoral Care

Managing Anxiety Anxiety is a normal part of life and can be managed, but it takes time. It’s also contagious so it’s the job of parents to stay calm, think clearly and role model confidence when kids get anxious so that children can learn how to cope with anxiety. Below are …

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PACE

On Thursday 19 April, the Year Nine and Ten Drama students had a introduction to Commedia Dell Arte (Italian Comedy) run by Clint Bolster the Artistic Director of Homunculus Theatre Company. This was a fun, interactive and physical workshop to help the Drama students understand how to find a character …

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Sport

Secondary  TAS Fixtures TAS fixtures for Term Two have commenced with Round One against Ormiston College last weekend.  This weekend we are looking forward to hosting St Columban’s College for our first home round.  Take advantage of the home round by coming and supporting our teams this weekend.  Please refer …

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Dates for the Diary

April/May 2018 Mother’s Day High Tea – BOOK NOW St John’s College Carnival  Foundation Business Breakfast – BOOK NOW  Foundation Gala Dinner – BOOK NOW   

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Important Information

St John’s History Book – NOW AVAILABLE  To Celebrate 25 Years of St John’s Anglican College the Board has commissioned Living Forest, a history of the school from 1994-2018. From its fragile start as Forest Lake College with 64 students, through times of great challenge and uncertainty and into the …

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St John’s Foundation

Australia’s most beautiful voices ‘The 7 Sopranos’ will be gracing the stage at the St John’s Foundation 2018 Gala Dinner as the main entertainment! The world class 7 Sopranos will offer guests on the night a high impact classical spectacle combining entertainment, glamour and vocal power! With a unique fusion …

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P&F Association

College Carnival The College Carnival is getting closer so make sure to SAVE THE DATE – Saturday, 26 May 2018. We are excited to announce that our Platinum Sponsor for this years Carnival is Bank of Queensland Forest Lake. We are very excited to have them on board and look …

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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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