Ripples Issue 5 | 30 March 2017

Principal’s Message

Dear College Families After a very unusual ending to our school term, I trust all families are enjoying their Easter vacation. Our thoughts and prayers go out to families affected by the recent weather and flooding. Performing Arts Centre of Excellence Preparations are underway for the College Musical to be …

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Primary News

Term One has been very successful for us with all our classes settling quickly into routines for inquiry learning. The new International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (PYP) has been widely embraced by the students and they are enjoying the opportunities they are given to investigate answers to their own questions …

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Curriculum

St John’s Pathways Program Increasingly universities and employers are looking for students who have engaged in a range of activities during their schooling journey.  At St John’s we offer students a wide range of activities to pursue as they progress through their senior school pathway.  A few opportunities are included …

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Pastoral Care

Mental health tips for teenagers Below is an article by Dr Jodi Richardson. She is sharing some common sense tips for parents to follow to promote flourishing mental health habits for young people. For the first time in 15 years, thousands of Australian teenagers named mental health as one of …

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Lakeside Reflection

As we come to the end of Term One and move into the holidays, we are aware that Easter is not far off. Easter is one of the most important events in the Christian calendar. It is a time when Christians travel with Jesus from his death to his resurrection. …

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For the Diary

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PACE

Term 1 Recap Term 1 has seen some wonderful rehearsals and performances for all of our ensembles. Corelli Strings, our new beginner strings ensemble conducted by Miss Pitt, has had a great start to the year.  New students are welcome to join in Term 2. Our newest ensemble, the String …

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Sport

Trimester One Saturday 25 March was the finals round for Trimester One TAS Sport.  Many teams had the opportunity to win Premierships or better their ladder placement.  The Intermediate, Year Seven Boys Volleyball and Year Nine Girls Tennis Teams were successful in claiming Premierships. The Year Nine Boys Volleyball Team …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation 2017 Gala Dinner Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural dinner, the St John’s Foundation Gala Dinner will this year be held on Saturday, 9 September 2017. This beautiful evening will be held in our new Performing Arts Centre Foyer at St John’s Secondary and …

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Important Information

Uniform Shop Winter Knitwear Winter knitwear and sportswear should be arriving in the next couple of weeks.  Even though we try to order enough of every size it is hard to predict what will be needed each year and we do sometimes  run out of certain sizes.  Please try not …

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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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