Ripples Issue 4 | 16 March 2017

Principal’s Message

In keeping with the St John’s spirit of service to charities, students across the school shaved and coloured their hair for the Leukemia Foundation’s World Greatest Shave.  Congratulations to all students and volunteers for raising over $9,000 this year. We hear much about school results and the media constructs league …

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Primary News

‘Please, can I stay longer? I don’t want to go home yet,’… were some of the comments made by the children in Kindy and Prep who attended our Play Date on the afternoon of Saturday 11 March. They obviously feel very happy and comfortable at their school. It was lovely …

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Curriculum

QCS Master Class The first QCS Master Class is scheduled for Wednesday 29 March.  It will be held in the Auditorium from 4.00pm-6.00pm.  Afternoon tea is provided from 3.30pm.  The focus of the session is on the Writing Task and aims to improve student confidence in sitting this type of …

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Pastoral Care

International Woman’s Day Breakfast Last week I accompanied a number of Year 12 girls to the International Woman’s Day Breakfast at the Brookwater Golf Club. The guest speaker was Olympic Gold medallist Natalie Cook who spoke about the theme: Be Bold for Change. She is renowned for her ‘no limits’ …

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Lakeside Reflection

Recently we held our first Prayer Space for 2017. The Prayer Space was held at the Secondary campus. Prayer Spaces in Schools have been held at the College since 2014. Each time we hold our Prayer Space, I seek feedback from students to make sure the Prayer Spaces are meeting …

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For the Diary

Book now! 2017 Mother’s Day High Tea

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PACE

The Performing Arts Centre of Excellence has been busy with performance opportunities and rehearsals. Cathedral Concert On the evening of 2 March, we had our annual Cathedral Concert at our namesake, St John’s Cathedral in the city. It was a wonderful night of great music performed by our small ensembles …

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Sport

Term Two Sport Preparation for Term Two sport is well underway with our teams continuing to grow from week to week.  The Term Two Training Schedule will be released during the final week of term.  Students should familiarise themselves with the schedule to ensure they do not miss any training …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation 2017 Gala Dinner – Sponsorship Program We are once again seeking support from our wider business community for this event and can announce that a number of sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 2017 Gala Dinner. If you would like to align your business with this …

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Important Information

Uniform Shop Blazer Embroidery Blazer embroidery will be happening at the end of this term for Year 12 Students only.  A collection for all other years that would like to have their Term 1 and 2 pockets embroidered on their blazer will happen at the end of Term 2. School Badges …

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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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