Term 3 | Week 8

Another SCOTS student recognised as a top ‘Young Citizen’ in State-wide contest

Regular readers of this Newsletter and our other periodicals, such as The Tartan, may recall that in 2015 Year 12 student Olivia Rickert was recognised by the Order of Australia Association, Queensland Branch, as one of their 12 Secondary Schools Citizenship Award winners at a ceremony at Parliament House, in …

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Australian History Competition

This week awards were distributed at Assembly for success in the recent Australian History Competition. This competition tests students across the nation regarding aspects of the Australian Curriculum History Syllabus. Our students from Years 8 to Year 10 performed very well. Across the students who sat the competition, 25 merits …

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Co-curricular News

T3W9 Co-curricular Programme T3W9 Sport Fixtures Crowned Winners of the 2018 Toowoomba Netball Association – Under 13C Team pictured above The end of the netball season resulted in a great triumph and victory for the Under 13C players. A thrilling two-point victory over Saints last Saturday and crowned Under 13C …

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JAM Notices

Coles Mini Collectables Year 1 is collecting the Coles Little Shop mini grocery items. If you are no longer collecting these, or have spare items could you please send them to the Year 1 classroom or to the JAM Office. We would like to use these for our Maths lessons …

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From our Director of Boarding

Main Image: Year 12 Girl Boarders and PGC Staff at the Cardinal last Saturday. Last weekend saw our seniors as we have never seen them before- resplendent in their Cardinal finery.  As I sat at the function and watched as every Year 12 was on the dance floor for modern …

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Senior Boys Boarding

Legacy Builders One of the great challenges of boarding life is bringing together a group of individuals with different experiences, interests, strengths and weaknesses, to form a harmonious and successful community. The dilemma we face is deciding what values and attitudes we are going to share. Each person involved in …

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Junior Boys Boarding

Dear Parents and Families. This year has brought the 4th Annual Junior Boy’s Boarding Father’s Day Project. With the overall vision starting to take shape, it was time to step it up a gear or two. I’m proud to say that your sons, The Junior Boy’s Boarding Band of Brothers, …

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QCWA Rural Crisis Drought Appeal

Born from the need to assist women and families during times of crisis, the Public Rural Crisis Fund has been an initiative of the Queensland Country Women’s Association since 1990. This fund not only supports families suffering from drought, flood or fire but is for all families experiencing any type …

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Cardinal Down-low

It was all class for the Class of 2018 on Saturday night at the annual Year 12 formal, The Cardinal Ball. The afternoon and evening were full of tradition and glamour starting with a Garden Party hosted by Girls’ Boarding in the beautiful grounds of their Locke Street campus, the …

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Questacon Visit

On a brisk Monday morning 23rd July we had a visit from the Shell Questacon Science Circus, which is a major outreach program from the National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra. The Science Circus was designed to stimulate and challenge students to explore science and technology for themselves. Each …

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Message from our Chaplain

One of the most extreme sports I have done is Bungy Jumping. I have done the highest one in the world, Bloukrans, in South Africa which is 180 metres. Does it sound impressive? I do think that if parenting were an extreme sport, it would be the most adventurous sport …

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