Ripples Edition 18 | 15 November 2018

Principal’s Message

Dear College families, Thank you to our families who were able to attend our annual Night of Celebration held at the Brisbane City Hall on Monday 5 November 2018. We gathered in the wonderful historic building with its warm and inviting ambience to celebrate the year’s achievements of our students …

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Primary News

As we move quickly to the end of Term Four students may begin to think that they have finished their learning for the year. In a sense it is true, they have completed the tasks associated with the curriculum for their age. However, in another sense, their learning is just …

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Curriculum

At the core of all IB Programmes is the learner profile, 10 attributes fostered in students that promote their development as responsible members of their local, national and global communities. These attributes are developed through student participation in the MYP. In teaching our students to be communicators, we encourage them …

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Pastoral Care

Social Media and Digital Reputation Modern teens are learning most of their communication skills whilst looking at a screen instead of looking at another person. Social Media has become an integral part of a teenagers life. This influence can cause anxiety and lower self-esteem. The outcome is that they are …

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Lake Side Reflection

CareForce at St Hugh’s Anglican Parish, Inala Careforce is a Local Government Community Initiative whose objective is to care for those in need.  It is staffed by a team of five volunteers each Tuesday morning within the parish grounds. As clients arrive they take a colour-coded number depending whether they …

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PACE

Music Fest On Friday 2 November, our Jazz Orchestra was our last ensemble entered into Music Fest for 2018. Under the direction of Mr Neill Thacker they received a Platinum Award, which is the highest award to achieve. Congratulations to the Jazz Orchestra on your success. AMEB Exams Over the …

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SPORT

Secondary Why play sport? Our mission at St John’s is to offer exceptional learning opportunities through balanced curricular and extra-curricular programs, which prepare students well for their future and develops character and resilience; equipping them to be the best people of influence in the local or global community in which …

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Dates for the Diary

November 2018 Year Nine Graduation Ceremony  Families are invited to join us on Friday 30 November from 2.00pm for the Year Nine Graduation Ceremony. This special ceremony to farewell the Year Nine students from Middle School as they prepare to enter their Senior Schooling phase in 2019.  All students will be …

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Important Information

Uniform Shop Blazer Embroidery  We will have our final collection of blazers from now until the last day of the 2018 school year, Friday 30 November 2018.  Please remember that certificates are no longer given and the Uniform Shop will have a complete list of all pockets that have been issued …

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Old Collegians’ News

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P&F Association

We would like to acknowledge the wonderful contribution to the College that the Parents and Friends Association has made throughout 2018. From Supports of Sport (SOS), Friends of the Arts (FOTA) and Friends of the School (FOS) all teams have helped with fundraising initiatives, volunteering and helping with school events …

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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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