Ripples Edition 7 | 16 May 2019

Principal’s Message

The Red Hues of a Winter Term As I write this, a long-anticipated change of weather is sweeping in from the south west, bringing chilly winds and cooler temperatures. The beautiful trees in our courtyard have begun their change and the red hues of the leaves grace our sight. No …

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Lake Side Reflection

Three students spoke about their mothers at our Secondary Mother’s Day Chapel last week. I thought it would lovely share what special things they said about their mothers and how much they appreciate them…. The love and the effort mothers put in to shape our lives is irreplaceable and unparalleled.  …

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Secondary News

Conrad Challenge The Conrad Challenge Finalists have returned from an energising and eye-opening Summit at the Kennedy Space Centre. The two teams performed amazingly and pitched their innovations to groups as diverse as NASA, Boeing, SMART Tech and the Bezos Family Foundation. However, all of this wouldn’t have been possible …

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Primary News

Our Early Years Mothers’ Day celebrations, held on Friday 10 May, were enjoyed by everyone involved and it was a real delight to see the children excitedly welcoming their visitors into the classrooms after the special Chapel service. Along with the pampering sessions and little handmade gifts of bracelets, paper …

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PACE

Queensland Youth Music Awards (QYMA) Last week three of our string ensembles competed at the Queensland Youth Music Awards (QYMA). The Ensembles all played very well and under the wonderful direction of Ms Jo-Anne Turner received the following: Academy Strings – Gold Award – Third Place Bellissimo Strings – Gold …

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SPORT

Secondary Results for games played between St John’s Anglican College and Canterbury College. Round 4 on Saturday 11 May. BOYS TENNIS GIRLS HOCKEY Grade Home Score Away Score Grade Home Score Away Score Year 7 SJAC 2/21 CANT 4/28 Year 7 SJAC 0 CANT 18 Year 8 SJAC 6/36 CANT …

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Community News

St John’s is delighted to announce with the support of the St John’s Foundation, the College will be raffling a brand new car to raise funds for the Sports Centre Redevelopment Appeal! The College has partnered with Llewellyn Hyundai to raffle a Hyundai Accent Hatch Sport, valued at $17,500 Drive …

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