Term 3 | Week 6

Individuality

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique.  Just like everyone else” ― Margaret Mead With the onset of the flu and reflecting on the future, it becomes clear that everyone reacts to challenges differently.  I have been immensely proud of how the SCOTS PGC community has come together to overcome …

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Cattle Club at the Ekka

Well done to Mr Collett, Mrs Goonan and all our students who participated at the Ekka last week. The College received the following results: – 1st at the EKKA with SCOTS PGC Ned (446-490KG) – 6th with SCOTS PGC Nitrous (375-400KG) – Year 12 student Justin Rohde 5th out of …

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Hermitage Expo

Our Agriculture students attended the Hermitage Awards and Agriculture Expo this week and had the opportunity to meet the Guru of Gardening, Costa Georgiadis from Gardening Australia. Costa was pretty excited about being able to take home some of the College’s famous Rosella Jam, home grown and made right here …

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Co-curricular News

T3W6 Weekend Sport Fixtures T3W7 Co-curricular Programme Border District Carnival On Thursday 10th August we took a small squad of athletes to the Border District Athletics Carnival in Stanthorpe. A core group of athletes has been training extremely hard on Wednesday and Friday afternoons over the last few months with …

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Junior & Middle School

Dates: Science Week 12th August to 20th August (12.08.17-20.08.17) 2017 Year 6 Canberra Tour Parent and Student Meeting 18th August (18.08.17) 3:15pm-4pm Book Fair: Dates: Tuesday 22nd August (22.08.17) – Friday 25th August (25.08.17) Times: 8am-9am and 3pm -4pm Where: WALEC Junior School Assembly 9am 24th August at the Bandy …

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Glitz and Glamour Ball – Sat 9th Sept

The Glitz and Glamour Gala Ball is proudly supported by SCOTS PGC P & F Committee. To purchase tickets please go to Trybooking or click on the link below. https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=302255& Date – Saturday 9 September 2017 at 6:00pm Location – Des Davey Dining Hall, SCOTS PGC College, East Street, Warwick, …

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Science Fun

With the ‘epidemic’ leading to so many away from school, teachers and students alike, some innovative juggling of priorities brought some interesting results recently. Mr Anastasi’s Year 9 Science class was progressing nicely, though with only half the usual cohort, when Year 12 students ran out of acidified potassium dichromate …

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Indonesian Immersion Camp

The Indonesian Camp at the Sunshine Coast was a knockout success. At the interschool camp, twenty SCOTS PGC College Year 7 and Year 8 Indonesian students immersed themselves in cultural and applied tasks such as the pencak silat (Indonesian martial arts) and batik (wax and dye fabric design) tasks organised …

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Debating Success for SCOTS PGC

Congratulations to the Year 9 debating team on an exceptional debating season. The team came out victorious at the QDU debating grand final last night, defeating Fairholme College. The team has worked extremely hard this year. Congratulations, Pip Wolstenholme, Joshua Crow, Aidan Ryan, Thomas Keable and Kira Holmes.

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Chooks for Sale

The Ag department is selling Isa Brown (point of lay) chooks for $15 each. Please contact Mrs Heather Goonan on 07 4666 9831 or email heather.goonan@scotspgc.com.au.

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Director of Boarding – Michelle Brown

Parents and Caregivers The recent influenza type illness which has swept through both the day school and all boarding houses, has been managed as events unfolded and following advice from the Public Health Unit.  The last week has certainly been challenging for everyone but has also highlighted some strengths of …

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Boarder Activities Information

Term 3 Activities Calendar – Click here Father’s Day  – Sunday 3rd September Brunch by the Condamine River:  10.00am – 11:45am Bus departs East St Maths Centre: 12.00pm Arrive Paintball Skirmish, Withcott: 1:15pm Game from 1:45 – 3:45pm Arrive Warwick: 5.00pm Parents and eligible children are welcome to join the …

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Senior Boys’ Boarding

Greetings parents and carers, If I was asked to sum up the atmosphere over the last week within the boarding house in one word, it would be QUIET (I could also use clean, however that’s 2 words.) In looking back over my newsletter contribution from 2 weeks ago, it would …

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Junior Boys’ Boarding

Dear Parents and Families, After 13 years here at the College, the terms just seem to flow one into the other with boarding life steadily moving along and everyone going through the motions of day to day living. However, every now and then I take a step back and take …

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