Ripples Issue 1 | 2 FEB 17

Welcome from our Principal

So you have found yourself in an Anglican School! As we start the year it’s important to guide students in their thinking about what it means to have the extraordinary privilege of being educated in an Anglican School. In order to fully embrace the opportunities provided it’s good to have …

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Deputy Principal – Curriculum

Welcome back to all students and especially the new students and their families who begin their journey with us this year. It is always exciting to commence a new year with new subjects, new teachers and new routines. This year the theme of our Seniors is The Amazing Journey and …

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Deputy Principal – Pastoral Care

2017 Theme Many of you witnessed the exciting and energetic start to school this year. The Year 12 leaders have chosen The Amazing Journey as their theme and their motto is “Journey to Acceptance”. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Year 12 leadership team for their …

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Head of Primary

We have had a fabulous start to the new school year and one of the first things our teachers do each year is establish an essential agreement with their students. An essential agreement outlines expectations of behaviour and work ethic, but it is not just a list of rules imposed …

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Lakeside Reflection

Welcome to the new school year. I hope you had a great break during the holidays and are ready for the start another school year. We welcome Chaplain Peter Jeffery to our school this year. Peter has been placed at St John’s for a year. At the end of the …

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Dates for the Diary

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Communication

It is timely to remind you that the St John’s App is the ‘go to’ place for school notices as well as information about school events, sporting and performing arts activities. Links to My St John’s, the website and Facebook pages can be found there and our newsletters and school …

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External Competitions

Dear Parents / Guardians, St John’s Anglican College has, for many years, entered selected students in a number of external competitions. We value such competitions because they provide the opportunity for students to become “test wise” and to pit their abilities against a wide peer group at the national level. …

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Maths

A big welcome back to the year from the St John’s Anglican College Mathematics Department. By way of introduction, my name is Miles Ford and I am the Head of Mathematics. Please feel free to contact me by phone or email (mford@sjac.qld.edu.au) if you have any queries or concerns relating …

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PACE

The Performing Arts Centre of Excellence (PACE) welcomes everyone to what looks to be a very exciting 2017. PACE Preparation Day On the last Friday of the holidays the Jazz Orchestra, Academy Strings, Wind Symphony, Clarinet Ensemble, Fella Voce and Bella Voce ensembles all started learning repertoire for the year …

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Careers

The College careers service is available on Monday and Tuesday (full days) and Wednesday (until 11:30am). Location: The Careers Office is upstairs in the Specialist Building (between Lab 1 and Lab 2). How to make an appointment: Students can come to the Careers Office during break times. Alternatively, they can …

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Secondary Sport

Welcome back to another exciting year of TAS Sport.  It was fantastic to get back into TAS sport by playing our first round against Canterbury College on Saturday 28 January. The Volleyball Teams were on fire with the Firsts, Seconds, Year Nine, Eight, Seven and Intermediate teams all winning. In …

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Primary Sport

Welcome to another exciting year of sport on the Primary Campus. The JTAS Cricket and Hockey season gets underway this weekend. Thank you to everyone who sent their nomination forms back by the due date, so that the number of teams could be finalised early. The fixtures for the season …

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Supporters of Sport (SoS)

Meeting: Tuesday 7 February ATTENTION PARENTS! Supporters of Sport (SoS) are a sub-committee of the P&F who support St John’s Anglican College’s Primary and Secondary Sports Departments. SoS meets twice a term in the HPE Classrooms at the Secondary Campus. Details are on the College website. The meetings discuss sporting …

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Debating

St John’s Anglican College has always had a strong presence in the Queensland Debating Union, fielding teams across all year levels. Our Debating Program is a key component of the College’s holistic, balanced approach to education creating lifelong learners and leaders of the future. Through regular high-quality competition against elite …

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St John’s Foundation

The St John’s Foundation is delighted to announce the calendar of events for 2017. Please save the below dates and look out for further details at www.stjohnsanglicancollege.com.au Elaine MacRae Development Coordinator emacrae@sjac.qld.edu.au  

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Old Collegians’ Association – Tutoring

St John’s provides an opportunity for current students to be tutored by current and past students of the College. Tutoring is available in all subjects and year levels with arrangements for the tutoring of your student made available by making direct contact with the tutors via email. If you are …

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Uniform Shop

Welcome back to a new school year.  It has been a steady start to the new school year however we rarely experienced big queues this year and I am putting it down to our wonderful parents being very organised with back to school purchases. Thank you and well done. School …

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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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