Issue 12 | 11 August 2017

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Friends and Caregivers, “Cultivate the wish to learn, rather than the wish to be taught. Be determined to “pick up” and do not wait for the Professor and the pedagogical devices of his or her craft…Do not think that lessons will do it, if you wait for lessons …

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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, I hope you enjoy these wonderful pictures from our Stuartholme Boarding Facebook Page! The lead photo of the girls at Big Night Out is testament to the way our boarders give back to the community. Big Night Out is a socially inclusive Dance Party organised by and for …

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Host families needed to billet a student from a Sister School for three nights

We are calling out to our community for volunteers to billet one or more student/s from one of our Sister Schools in Australia and New Zealand from Sunday 10 September to Wednesday 13 September. This year it is our turn to host the Biannual Alumnae Cups Tennis Competition. In this …

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Options Career Information Bulletin Edition 13

The latest Options Career Information Bulletin is now available. The Bulletin gives 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 here …

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Science Snippets

Did you know that on 7 August, 1944, International Business Machines Corporation dedicated the first program-controlled calculator, known as the automatic sequence controlled calculator. Here are some fun and exciting upcoming events! The Queensland Science Contest is a great opportunity for anyone of any year of schooling to participate in to …

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Taking on the challenges: Year 10 Emu Gully Camp

Emu Gully camp took the girls on a steep learning curve where they discovered in very practical ways the value of selflessness and team work which puts others first and results in optimising the chances of success. Allocated to set teams, the girls were given the opportunity to work with …

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Debating News

Our debating teams had their Quarter Final debate against Brisbane State High School on Wednesday night. Unfortunately the Senior A lost a very close debate. The girls have had a fantastic season and to make it this far in the Senior A competition is something they can definitely be proud …

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Year 7 students get Melodramatic!

Year 7.6 and 7.5 have completed their trimester of Drama with a Melodrama performance.  Students were asked to devise their own play, utilising the stock characters, in a modern context.  Their knowledge and understanding of the Elements of Drama was enhanced as the girls worked together to create Dramatic Meaning. …

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Year 7 students to attend CaSSSA Cup on Friday 25 August

On Friday 25 August, Year 7 will be supporting and cheering on our athletes at the CaSSSA Cup – the Catholic Secondary Girls’ Schools Athletic Competition. This will be held at Queensland State Athletics Centre, Nathan and all supporters are expected to be in full Day School Uniform. This is …

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Sign on now for water polo 2017/2018 and Term 4 swimming

Sign on is now available via the Portal for 2017/2018 water polo and Term 4 swimming – don’t miss out, summer is going to be hot!    

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2017 Australian Geography Competition

Geography is a subject which develops a student’s understanding and appreciation of their world, but in particular of the spatial interrelationships between people and place. The Australian Geography Competition challenges Australian secondary Geography students to demonstrate their skills in interpreting and analysing geographical information and rewards student excellence. Students compete …

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Equestrian success

2017 has proved to be another highly competitive and successful year for Stuartholme’s Equestrian Team. In May they were announced as the South East Queensland Champion School, a huge achievement in itself. In July, at the final event of the annual Interschool State Titles, Stuartholme was named The Interschool State Champion School …

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Heath Ryan comes to Stuartholme Equestrian

Heath Ryan, world renowned Equestrian competitor, came to Burpengary in the July holidays and conducted a very enlightening clinic on the Eventing discipline for members of the Stuartholme team. Heath was assistant coach to the Australian Olympic 3 Day Team in Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 when the Team won Gold. …

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“All about you” Workshop

Elizabeth Wilson School of Deportment and Grooming will be running their next course from Monday 9 October at Stuartholme School. The course runs for four weeks and will cover make-up, skin care, nail care, hair care, deportment and etiquette/table manners. To find out more, including how to book click here. …

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Summer is just around the corner so COME AND TRY LEARN TO SWIM at Stuartholme

You’re invited to come along to The Swim Academy Dive & Try Day at Stuartholme pool.  You and your kids can join in a fun free learn to swim, stroke development or squad training session in our heated pool.  This is a great opportunity to meet the coaches and sign …

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Centenary Christian Kindergarten

Staff from Centenary Christian Kindergarten are incredibly excited to invite past families and staff back to Centenary Christian Kindergarten for our 40th Anniversary celebrations and Open Day. Come and reunite with old friends and past staff members and help us celebrate this wonderful milestone. The official cake cutting and celebration will …

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