Issue 11 | 28 July 2017

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Friends and Caregivers, We have just begun Term 3 2017 and there is lots to report. I do hope each of our families enjoyed time with their loved ones and a break from the routine of school – day girls and boarders alike! During our Winter Break, we …

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Key Dates

Please find below the key dates for Term 3.

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News from the Nest

Dear Parents/Guardians Welcome to Week 2 of the term, nearly Week 3! The girls have returned in a very positive and happy frame of mind and have settled quickly back into our routines and way of life. I was impressed to hear that so many girls worked hard over the …

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School Report 2016

The latest School Report is now available to read via the website. The report gives an overall of how the School performed for the 2016 academic year. Should you have any questions regarding the report, please contact Laura Jones, Commercial Director ljones@stuartholme.com.

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Enrolment applications for siblings

This is a reminder for parents to please submit an enrolment application now if you have another daughter starting Stuartholme in 2018, 2019 or 2020. First round interviews for these years have already taken place, however the School does have a policy of prioritising siblings. To ensure your daughter doesn’t …

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Year 9 (2017) Parents and Students (Year 10, 2018)

Parents of students who will be in Year 10, 2018 are invited to attend an information session on Monday, 7 August at 7.15pm regarding the new syllabuses for Year 11, 2019 and Year 12, 2020. This information session will be held in the Theatre (Auditorium). Please park in the visitor …

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Year 10 into 11 2018 Subject Information Evening

As previously advised in ‘Curriculum Housekeeping’ issued at the end of Semester One, we wish to confirm that a Year 10 into 11, 2018 Subject Information Evening will be held in the Theatre (Auditorium) at Stuartholme School on Monday 31 July from 6pm to 7.30pm (please note time change 6.00pm …

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School Shop News – Stylus batteries now available, Volunteers needed and Second Hand items

If you have a spare ½ hour or hour and you would like to get involved in helping out at the School Shop, we have volunteer spots available. Feel free to volunteer once, twice, weekly or monthly as any time you can spare is greatly appreciated. Morning tea and lunch …

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Options Career Information Bulletin – Editions 11 and 12

There are two Bulletins available, Edition 11 and Edition 12. The Bulletins give updates from education institutions. You too can stay up to date with the latest information from a tertiary institution that you are interested in, by connecting with them on social media (the platform/s of your choice). I’m …

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Science Snippets

Did you know that on this day 166 years ago, a total solar eclipse was first captured on a daguerreotype photograph (the first commercially successful photographic process used from 1839-1860) by Busch and Berkowski, at the Royal Observatory in Königsberg, Prussia (now Kalinigrad in Russia)? Or that seven years later …

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Pierre de Coubertin Award winner

The Pierre de Coubertin Award is named after the founder of the modern Olympics and promotes the importance of participation in sport and physical activity. It recognises students who demonstrate initiative, teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play through participation in a variety of sports. The 2017 Stuartholme recipient, through their exemplary …

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Senior Production tickets are on sale now!

Each year thousands of people seek refuge in Australia. These are their stories. They come from the woman you meet in the street, the man on the bus, the student you sit next to at school. These are people’s scattered lives… Come and join us for a thought-provoking night of …

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Boarding Families BBQ

We are looking forward to seeing our Boarding Families on Saturday 12 August for dinner. Details are: Cost: $30 per person which includes food and drinks (including beer and wine) Time: 5.30-7.30pm How to pay: Go the website, click the Parent/Students tab at the top, then $Pay Online. Once on the payment …

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Music Day and Mexican Dinner

On Friday, 21 July, music students in Choir, Band and String ensembles undertook a full day of rehearsals to prepare for the upcoming Queensland Catholic Schools’ and Colleges’ Music Festival – QCMF. The students were supported by the ensemble conductors and music tutors to rehearse their numbers, breaking into small …

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Our beautiful grounds are worthy of an award!

Once again, Stuartholme School’s grounds are in the running for the coveted Landscape Queensland Awards. Thanks to the hard work of the Green Options staff, Tony Anell and Brianna Campbell, we’re hoping to come away with an award at the Gala Dinner on 4 November. Brianna has also been nominated in …

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Sony Camp – medical volunteers

An invitation to Registered Nurses and Doctors to Volunteer at the Sony Foundation Children’s Holiday Camp 2017!  Do you know of any nurses or doctors who might want to volunteer? Stuartholme School and St. Laurence’s College are once again running the fantastic Sony Foundation Children’s Holiday Camp. As you may …

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Teaching the Holocaust

Over the June holidays I attended a course at the Jewish Museum of Sydney called “Teaching the Holocaust” and would recommend this beautiful building to families when time allows on a Sydney visit – there are three floors of very powerful primary resources designed for both students and parents to …

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Year 7 French news

In French, to celebrate the end of the Semester we performed a play “Madame Chapeau et Madame Manteau”. This is a play  about two French ladies who are visited on their birthday by Justin Bieber and Liam Helmsworth. The students enjoyed learning this play and dressing up for our performances. …

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Round 7 CaSSSA results

Congratulations to all the teams who participated in round 7 CaSSSA sports. Results are: SPORT COACH CaSSSA Division Opposition WIN/LOSS SCORE VOLLEYBALL Kayla/Brandon JUNIOR F MTA WON 16-25, 25-0, 15-13 SOCCER David JUNIOR C BRI WON 2-1 SOCCER Ryan JUNIOR B LHC WON 4-3 SOCCER Jared OPENC BRI WON 1-0 …

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Phoebe represents in Met West Swimming Team

In the latest edition of Cor Unum, we incorrectly listed Phoebe Dobson, Year 7, as Sophie Dobson under our Representative Sport list. We take great pride in celebrating the achievements of the students and apologise for the error. Congratulations to Phoebe on being the only Year 7 student to make …

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Everyone is welcome to join the swim program at our heated pool!

Our Swim Coach, Peter Rosengren, and his team invite you, your daughter and your friends to join the year round swim program in our heated pool.  The program is open to everyone, including current students and their family and friends, future students and their families and members of the public. Our …

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Play tennis all year round

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