Term 4 | Week 5

Life Begins Beyond Your Comfort Zone

David Proudlove – Head of Senior School With the Year 12s last week on our doorstep, it seems fitting to reflect on their journey with us and what lies ahead. As I have been sorting through words and pictures for the final gathering I have been blessed with the opportunity …

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Year 11 Geography GIS with Councillor Neil Meiklejohn

Year 11 Geography GIS with Councillor Neil Meiklejohn Melanie Gibbons – Humanities Teacher Year 11 Geography students recently attended a workshop with Councillor Neil Meiklejohn to learn about the uses a Geographic Information System (GIS) has within the Southern Downs Regional Council. The event allowed students to gain a real-world …

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Year 7 Shark Tank Experience

The Year 7 Shark Tank Experience Melanie Gibbons – Humanities Teacher Our Year 7 Humanities classes have been learning about entrepreneurs and small business this term. Students have designed and created unique and innovative products to show the traits and skills that young entrepreneurs require in the consumer world. This …

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Student Achievers

T4W6 Co-curricular Programme T4W6 Sport Fixtures Student Achievers Kira Holmes – Year 10 student Kira Holmes has been selected to play the National Under 18 Women’s Cricket Championships in Bendigo and Ballarat from 14 to 24 January 2019. Kira will play for the Northern Territory team as part of a …

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Boarding

Boarding Michelle Brown – Director of Boarding As we move towards the end of term, and indeed the year, helping our boarders to find a balance between study and play remains top of mind for boarding staff. The academic demands of exam week and deadlines for assignments are the primary …

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Chaplain’s Message

Chaplain’s Message Reverend Willie Liebenberg I often like to begin each chapel service with a game. It’s a great way to break the ice and to help students relax. Last week we played ‘Bean Boozled’ – a game that involves eating jelly beans. Contestants spin a wheel that determines what …

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General Notices

P&F: The last P&F meeting of the year will take place on Monday 12 November at the P&F Pavilion, next to Briggs Oval. The committee is also still seeking expressions of interest from parents for the role of Treasurer in 2019. Please contact Gary Zerner on 0427 671 399 if …

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