Ripples Issue 7 | 11 May 2017

Principal’s Message

Dear Families Last week the Spirit of Innovation Challenge students returned from Florida USA with new skills and abilities gained from their outstanding educational experience. In its 11th year the Challenge gathers students from all over the world at the Kennedy Space Centre, Orlando offering them the opportunity to pitch …

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Primary News

What does it mean to be a risk taker in the learning environment? The International Baccalaureate (IB) Learner Profile is made up of ten different attributes which together represent the qualities of an internationally minded individual. Risk taker is one of those attributes. Being a risk-taker involves trying out new …

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Curriculum

Year 11 and 12 Examination Block The Year 11 and 12 students will have their next examination block from Thursday 1 June until Friday 9 June.  There is a study day on Wednesday 31 May. The Year 12 students will then have a full practice of the QCS on Wednesday …

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Pastoral Care

100 Days To Go The Year 12 students will be celebrating 100 Days To Go on Tuesday 30 May at 10.30am in the Courtyard. This event signifies 100 school days until the Year 12 students finish school. This event has been a longstanding tradition at the College and a day which …

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Lakeside Reflection

Baptism and First Holy Communion Once again, Baptism and Admission to Holy Communion is being offered to Year Three students and any others interested in Years Four to Six in a special service during the Year Three-Six Chapel at 1.45 pm on Friday, 2 June.  During this very special service, the …

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For the Diary

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PACE

Performing Arts is a very busy hive of fantastic activity this term. Our Eisteddfod season has commenced and over the next few weeks many of our performance groups will compete. Congratulations to our Academy Strings Ensemble conducted by Ms Jo-Anne Turner, who on Wednesday 4 May,  received a Gold award …

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Sport

Term 3 Sign On A whole school assembly will be held on Friday 12 May during Home Group time (8.30am – 8.50am).  During this time, students will have the opportunity to sign on for Term Three Sports.  Sports for Term Three will include: Boys Football (Soccer) Boys Basketball Girls Volleyball …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation 2017 Gala Dinner Don’t forget to book your Early Bird Tickets to the St John’s Foundation 2017 Gala Dinner. For a limited time we are offering an early bird rate of $135 per person to this wonderful event. This offer will be available until Friday 30 June …

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Important Information

Uniform Shop Please note the Uniform Shop will be closed on Friday 26 May 2017 for stocktake. Winter Knitwear Winter knitwear has arrived, as has the cooler weather.  Even though we try to order enough of every size it is hard to predict what will be needed each year and …

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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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