Ripples Edition 13 | 5 September 2019

Principal’s Message

Every day I witness parent acts of unconditional love for their children, and the commitment they have in supporting them on so many levels. The sacrifices parents make to provide the very best opportunities for their children are inspiring. After having navigated three sons through the ‘other side’ of university …

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Secondary News

The Rite Journey At the beginning of our journey, each student chose a mentor; a person who has had a profound impact on their personal journey and someone they wanted to connect with. The students were encouraged to undertake a project to be completed under the guidance of the mentor. …

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Primary News

For decades there have been conflicting views around what constitutes good teaching. For many, the quiet classroom with children working silently and the teacher imparting expert knowledge through lecture-like instruction provides the optimum model of teaching. However, recent research into how the brain functions and learns has provided us with …

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PACE

The Performing Arts are in the midst of preparing for assessment and upcoming performances. The Year Four students have been shown the various band instruments they could learn next year in the Instrumental Music program. Students currently in Year Four can select whether they remain learning their string instrument or …

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SPORT

Secondary Sport Round 6 and 7 TAS Results Girls Touch Football First VI: St John’s 8 def CHAC 2 Second VI: St John’s 5 def CHAC 4 Year 10: St John’s 9 def Ormiston 1 Boys Basketball Year 10: St John’s 34 def CHAC 28 Year 9: St John’s 42 …

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Community News

St John’s Foundation Community Dinner 2019 Tomorrow, Friday 6 September, is your final day to book tickets for the anticipated St John’s Foundation Community Dinner to be held on Friday, 13 September at the beautiful Hillstone, St Lucia. Join us for a truly enjoyable evening with live entertainment from the …

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