Term 3 | Week 8

Year 11 Outward Bound Experience

When one has just returned from a week on Outward Bound that included close encounters with platypus and pythons, and more salami and tortilla wraps than most people would wish to consume in a lifetime, it is really hard to conjure up anything more memorable to chat about for a …

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Director of Boarding

In this week’s newsletter I thought I would write about each of the boarding houses – Girls, Junior Boys and Senior Boys – from the point of view of the Director of Boarding. Senior Boys The senior boys have taken on the new prep procedures very well and the academic …

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Junior Boys’ Boarding

Dear Parents and Carers, I can’t believe it is almost the end of the winter term already.  With only a couple of weeks to go, I am noticing that many of our boys have had quite a growth spurt over the last couple of months and many have grown out …

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Senior Boys’ Boarding

Greetings Parents and Carers, This week is perhaps one of the most important weeks for many of the Year 12 boys (and girls) as they sit their Qld Core Skills test, the dreaded QCS. I must admit that although I have heard this spoken of and referred to many times …

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Girls’ Boarding

Highlights from Locke Street: Year 12s are getting excited about graduating and next term’s Cardinal Ball. QCS is over and exam block is about to start.  Our Year 12 cohort is powering ahead with their commitments and meeting deadlines.  They are a terrific team who really support each other as …

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Activities Week 9

KLOUD9 & Grand Central, Toowoomba Sunday 10 September, 9.00am – 3:30pm User pays:  $25 (includes Kloud9, transport and lunch) If your son or daughter has expressed an interest in attending to their Head of House, you will be contacted by me shortly via email and seqta. Should be a lovely …

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Message from the Chaplain

In my younger days in South Africa, Datsun (Car Manufacturer) had an advert that said, “Life is a journey.” I loved it. Yes, this life is a journey, and it is one that can be snatched right out of our hands. I always say, “I can’t die just yet. There …

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Junior and Middle School Dates

Dates: Junior School Assembly 9am 7th September (07.09.17) at the Bandy Theatre, WALEC 2017 Year 6 Canberra Tour 1st October- 7th October (01.10.17 -07.10.17) Grandparent’s Day 9am 25th October (25.10.17)

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Basketball

Last season I had the privilege of coaching the Under 19 Boys Warwick Steers (Allstars) in the Presidents Cup Competition run by the Toowoomba Basketball Association. In the beginning the team was made up of Warwick based boys from SCOTS PCG, namely Harry Keenan, Harry Whibley, Ken Huang, Adrian Rothman …

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Co-curricular News

T3W9 Co-curricular Programme QCIS Last Friday saw 85 students board the 5:30am bus to Brisbane to compete in the 2nd year of QCIS Athletics Carnival. With an action packed day and not a great deal of rest, students demonstrated unbelievable athleticism on the tartan track and throughout the field events. …

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Warwick Junior Rodeo 9th September

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High School Campdraft

What: High School Campdraft Percentile Cup (hosted by St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School Brisbane) When: 4th-5th November 2017 Where: Warwick Showgrounds Entry Details:  Entry forms must be emailed to yelvertoftstation@bigpond.com Contact: Emily Curr 0409 993 543, Shelley Curr 0428 484 884, Marcus Curr 0427 468 776 Want more information click …

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VET News – TASTE It Experience

The Agricultural Skills & Technology Experience – click here to view the flyer or see more information on the website. A programme for high school students aged 15 and over held during some school holidays at: • Emerald Agricultural College • Longreach Pastoral College TASTE helps teens explore the many …

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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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