Ripples Edition 7 | 10 May 2018

Principal’s Message

Dear College families, You might have read in the news that the second Gonski Report has now been tabled in Federal parliament and the recommendations reported by the media. This Report talks more about changes which need to be made to educational practice to make Australian students more globally competitive …

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Primary News

Each term this year we are setting aside some time to focus on one specific area of STEM. This term our focus is Engineering and the students in Years Three to Six have been working in their House groups, on a special engineering challenge. The challenge requires each team to …

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Curriculum

Academic Award System Academic Awards are something that many of our high achieving students strive for and often form part of academic goals students set for themselves.  We have made some changes to the academic award system for this year following a review conducted in Term One.  The major change …

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Pastoral Care

The benefits of gratitude are well-documented. Spending just 10 minutes a day thinking about what you’re grateful for helps you focus on the positive and not the negatives. A daily gratitude practice rewires your brain to make you happier and more optimistic. A well thought out “thank you” instead of …

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Lake Side Reflection

Baptism and First Holy Communion Once again Admission to Holy Communion and Baptism is being offered to Year Three students and any others interested from Years Four to Six in a special service during Chapel at 1.45 pm on Friday, June 1.  During this special service, the students will be …

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PACE

Year Eight Drama classes had Shake and Stir Theatre Company come and perform their show Unfiltered on the 1 May 2018. This was a fantastic show complete with interactive cinematic elements and informing the students about the effects of cyber bullying. The Year 11 and 12 Drama students recently went on …

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Sport

Secondary District Cross Country Results On Friday 4 May, St John’s competed in the newly formed Southern Scorpions District Cross Country event.  Runners were very well prepared for this activity, blitzing the opposition across a number of year levels.  Students who placed in the top six have been selected into …

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Dates for the Diary

May 2018   St John’s College Carnival St John’s Foundation Gala Dinner – Book Here 

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Important Information

St John’s HISTORY BOOK 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 confident present, here …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation Business Breakfast – Wednesday 30 May 2018 Thomas Josey, Associate Director, Business and Corporate Markets, National Australia Bank will be presenting at the first in the 2018 St John’s Foundation Business Breakfast Series. With over 15 years banking and finance experience, Thomas shares his in depth knowledge …

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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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