Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends,

Wow! What a fortnight it has been: Year 7 2019 Orientation Parent Evening, sleepover, Art Exhibition, Year 11 Semi Formal, World Teachers’ Day, Spring Spectacular and Celebration of Excellence.

Our Year 7 2019 Orientation Program is one component of our Transition Program into secondary education. A Transition Parent Information Handbook has been produced. Parent permission has been acquired so my staff may visit Primary Schools to learn as much as we can about our new Year 7s of 2019. We are doing all we can to ensure as smooth a transition as possible. This initiative has been ably led by Deb Lonsdale-Walker. The Orientation Parent Information evening was gratefully received. Many new parents felt assured allaying some anxiousness about high school and left Stuartholme confident and excited about our journey together with their daughters. Our incoming Year 7 Boarders had a sleepover in the Boarding House, where they were accompanied by their “big sisters” and played games. They fell into bed ready to sleep quite early! At the beginning of the day, I asked the Year 6s to put their hands up if they were nervous about coming to high school, every hand went up. I explained our plan for the day was to eliminate those nerves. At the end of the day, I asked for a show of hands if they felt differently than they did in the morning – every hand shot up. The girls were exuberant and one of the girls said, “Why does today have to end?” After our day together, we received overwhelming positive feedback.

That evening we opened our Art Exhibition. Clare Eardley, a graduate from 1995, who has worked internationally in law and accounting, and now is an executive Curator was our keynote speaker on the night. We enjoyed a ‘fashion’ parade of magnificent headdress sculpture. Nan Chesterman, Pierina Curtis and Nick Olsen generously hosted a beautiful evening, display wonderful works of art.

Our Year 11s enjoyed their Semi Formal at Tennyson. The teachers who volunteered to attend all agreed the girls were a joy to be with! Our girls were elegant and friendly, hosting their partners with graciously. It was quite a glamorous yet relaxed evening where everyone enjoyed themselves.

A team of generous parents baked home-made cakes to acknowledge our teachers for World Teachers’ Day. On behalf of our Teachers and support staff, I would like to say the warmest and most heartfelt thank you for providing, probably the most delicious, morning tea we have ever had. The staff were overwhelmed by your incredible generosity and humbled by your thanks. I am very proud of my teaching staff, and on occasions such as this, I am even more proud of the wonderful community to which we belong. Our parents have made the teachers feel very loved and appreciated and I am so thankful to you.

Last Friday, we held our Spring Spectacular – aptly named! We were treated to a diverse range of music, which included choirs, ensembles, orchestras and rock bands. It was a relaxed yet polished evening, where our musical girls could present all their hard work to their families and our community. I would like to acknowledge the hard work of the Music Department for both the Spring Spectacular on the Friday followed by Celebration of Excellence on the Monday.

On Monday, we hosted our Celebration of Excellence. The overwhelming feedback from staff and parents is it was the best one ever! The work behind the scenes for this event is complex and thorough. We honoured the richness of our school community, acknowledging a diverse range of areas, celebrating hard work and a generosity of spirit. Every staff member contributes to this evening in various ways and I thank them all for their generous contributions. In particular, I would like to acknowledge the work of Deanne Johnston, Deputy Principal, and Kathy Wone, Director of School Operations – we thank you for all your hard work.

This week we welcomed two members of our Sacred Heart General Council from Rome, Sr Isabelle Lagnau (France) and Sr Marie Jeanne Elonga (Republic of Congo). Along with Mark O’Hare (our departing Chair of the Board) and Helen Spain (our incoming Chair), I gave then a tour of our beautiful bush setting. Isabelle and Marie Jeanne enjoyed engaging with numerous student in classes

As you can see Term 4 is saturated with significant events.

Take care and God bless,

Kristen Sharpe

 

 

Key Dates

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Key Dates

DateEvent
Fri 2 NovemberYear 12 Parent Daughter Breakfast 7am
Sun 4 NovemberMusic Breakfast 9am
Mon 5-Fri 9 NovemberYear 12 assessment block
Fri 9 NovemberAdvise Finance Department if you are paying 2019 in full up front
Wed 14 NovemberYear 12 Boarders Farewell Liturgy and dinner
Thurs 15 NovemberYear 12 Valedictory Mass and Cocktail Party
Fri 16 NovemberYear 12 final day
Tues 20-Mon 26 NovemberYear 11 assessment block
Tues 27- Wed 28 November Year 11 QCS Practice Test
Thurs 29 NovemberCommunity Celebrations of St Philippine Duchesne with Carols, 5pm
Fri 30 November Boarders travel day
Christmas Liturgy and Final Assembly
Classes finish 12pm
Year 12 final fee statement issued
Wed 5 DecemberFinal day to return all library books and textbook hire
Fri 14 December2019 School fees (with discount) due

Message from the Deputy Principal

A number of our staff recently attended a professional development session where the presenter shared an article by author Greg Satell entitled “These Are the …

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Message from the Deputy Principal

A number of our staff recently attended a professional development session where the presenter shared an article by author Greg Satell entitled “These Are the Skills That Your Kids Will Need for the Future (Hint: It’s Not Coding)”.  If you have time, it’s well worth a read and can be found at https://www.inc.com/greg-satell/here-are-skills-that-your-kids-will-need-for-future-hint-its-not-coding.html

Throughout the year, we’ve talked much about 21st century skills and the worldwide educational shift from the acquisition of content knowledge to global and digital skills in readiness for the changing nature of work and the new challenges our students will face. Satell’s premise is that students need to learn less about what we know today and more about future systems. The most important preparation we can do is develop their ability to learn and adapt.

In his article, Satell refers to a study at the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering which found that 47 percent of today’s jobs will be eliminated over the next 20 years (http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/about/news/new-study-shows-nearly-half-of-us-jobs-at-risk-of-computerisation). To prepare for this change, the study proposed that workers will need creative and social skills, requiring ongoing opportunities to develop the skills that machines cannot replicate, such as empathy, communication and collaboration.

Satell proposes that traditionally schoolwork had an individual focus, however, as the nature of work changes, the high-value work is being done in teams. He states, “The jobs of the future will not depend as much on knowing facts or crunching numbers, but will involve humans collaborating with other humans to design work for machines. Collaboration will increasingly be a competitive advantage.”

At Stuartholme, our curriculum programs reflect understanding of what our students will need to be well prepared for their futures. We have many teachers dedicated to flipped classrooms, peer collaboration to foster the development of new ideas and expose students to opposing viewpoints, student reasoning to approach problems from a variety of viewpoints, hands-on learning and self-reflection.  A number of our staff have begun training in Harvard School of Education’s Cultures of Thinking, routines for helping students to develop deeper understanding, reasoning, curiosity and metacognition. This is work we will continue to develop in 2019.

To further enhance learning, our wellbeing program is thoughtfully planned and designed to support students to achieve their best, at school and in life. It covers a range of topics designed to empower students by giving them the skills to facilitate a self-environment whereby effective learning can take place. The development of mindfulness, academic resilience, relationship-building, contributing to a team, socialisation and relationship intelligence all support the skills that students will need in order to learn and thrive in school and in the workplace.

As parents and educators, we need to recognise that the workforce our children will enter looks very different to the one we entered and, therefore, our children’s education should be very different to the one we experienced.  Students today need to be globally aware and competent, digitally savvy, engaged learners.  Our challenge is to ensure that school and home work together to reinforce these values and together provide opportunities for strengthening the skills that are so important for success in the workforce and 21st century life.

Staff engaged in Cultures of Thinking workshop last week.

Deanne Johnston
Deputy Principal

 

 

 

 

 

Message from the Dean of Boarding

Dear Parents and Guardians, This time in the term heralds the “last of” events for the Year 12s and I know they feel mixed emotions, …

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Message from the Dean of Boarding

Dear Parents and Guardians,

This time in the term heralds the “last of” events for the Year 12s and I know they feel mixed emotions, both relief and sadness. No doubt for boarders, these feelings are intensified as they start to consider life without the boarding community and a sisterhood that has been such a vital part of their lives for five years. Staff starts to grieve too as we realise how soon the end is coming. This week we held a special “handover social outing” at Grill’d Rosalie where the incoming boarding leaders thank and farewell the outgoing leaders. The Day School’s formal handover liturgy also occurred this week and boarding was very proud that so many boarders accepted leadership positions for 2019. We believe that boarding is an excellent training for leadership and service.

The Year 12 boarders have been magnificent in terms of continuing their dedication to study and exam revision right up until the end; they have been heads down, working solidly in study sessions and we all hope they get the results that they need and deserve. Many boarders, both in Year 12 and in Years 7-11 were acknowledged at Celebration of Excellence this week and should be very proud of their achievements and personal commitment to excellence. Year 12 parents, you should have received your invitation by email to the Boarder Farewell Dinner on Wednesday 14 November and I would ask you please to RSVP as soon as you can to Mrs Melissa Robinson on mrobinson@stuartholme.com.

Other highlights of the past fortnight include our 2019 Year 7 Orientation Evening and sleepover when we welcomed 9 boarders from Barcaldine, Brisbane, Cooktown, Cloncurry, Murgon, Rowena, South Talwood, St George and Yerlabon. It is so wonderful to welcome siblings into boarding, and next year we are delighted to welcome another member of the Hale, Sevil and Tait families as well as a cousin of the McDonnell family. The night was a great success and the new parents and boarders enjoyed speeches from Isobel Martin, Mia Saville and Charlotte Spooner as well as rounds of great activities upstairs led by Mrs Melissa Robinson and the 2019 Captains and Mentors. Everyone slept very well (we think!) and the girls thoroughly enjoyed their day school experience also.

We never shy away from the power of a bake-off in boarding and Mrs Melissa Robinson and Ms Claire Lawler were helped by a crew of staff and students on the student free day to bake all the bake mixes you so generously sent in with your girls to raise funds for Drought Angels. I have never seen so much baking in one hit and such exquisitely decorated cakes and cookies! We raised $500 as the result so a big thanks to all of you who supported us in this great cause.

The Year 11 Semi-Formal was held on the same evening and the boarders had a great evening and all looked stunning and relaxed (in the end!) It is always very special for us to see how sophisticated the girls look and how different to their 7 am and 10 pm “look”. I am sure you are amazed also by the transformation in your girls.

Last week, Stuartholme hosted the launch of two micro-videos that were made as part of a Study Qld International Education and Training Partnership grant we won this year in collaboration with St Joseph’s College, Nudgee. We called our project How To Win At The Boarding Game! and it was designed to enhance the experience of international boarders in both schools. The micro-videos focus on the stories of boarders Emelda Kaltubin, Jixuan Liu, Meghan Todd and Klara Zimmerman who were very brave in sharing the opportunities and challenges they have faced in coming to Stuartholme as international students. Not only did the majority of them have to leave their countries and families behind, they also had to learn a new language, schooling system and culture!

Marist College hosted our Year 11 boarders this week at an Etiquette Dinner so we look forward to seeing the beneficial outcomes of this dinner very soon in our own Dining Room! Stuartholme values its friendship with both Nudgee and Marist, and 2018 has been a year in which the schools have done a great deal together, to the benefit of our girls.

I look forward to seeing many of you at the Senior events that are fast approaching but until then, I wish you and your families a peaceful week, rain and all good things.

Warmest regards,

Andrée Rice
Dean of Boarding

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Message from the Dean of Student Wellbeing

Online Safety and Cyberbullying I was delighted to attend the session for parents at Marist College Ashgrove on Thursday 25 October on digital compliance and …

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Message from the Dean of Student Wellbeing

Online Safety and Cyberbullying

I was delighted to attend the session for parents at Marist College Ashgrove on Thursday 25 October on digital compliance and internet safety. Brett Lee, a professional speaker with 16 years as a police detective in Queensland, presented powerful and engaging information that I will share with parents over my next few newsletter articles.

His overarching message which I feel unites us as a school community was that “our primary purpose as adults is to protect our children”.

Transferring values from the real world

One of the most powerful strategies shared for parents was to support our children in adopting the values of the real world and transferring these to the online world.

Key advice for parents to consider included:

  • using the skills you already possess as a parent and applying these to the use of technology and social media
  • understanding that where real people come together, including the online world, there is potential for risk
  • realising that it is just as important to play the role of parent in the online world as it is in the real world
  • acknowledging that the internet is the most public place that you can be and helping your children understand this fact before positing or emailing anything
  • giving your children the reasons to make the right choices themselves online
  • keeping internet linked devices out of the bedroom reduces the risks to your child by 50 per cent.

I am grateful to Mr Bruce McPhee, Head of Students at Marist for inviting me to this session and look forward to maintaining a great working relationship.

A commitment to professional networks and learning

Last week the Leaders of Student Wellbeing attended a network meeting with their colleagues from other Catholic girls’ schools hosted by Mt Alvernia College. The purpose of the meeting was to share professional practice and learning about how to best ensure the wellbeing of teenage girls.  The Wellbeing Team look forward to taking on board advice offered from their professional peers and also made a valuable contribution to this event by sharing some of the expertise, policies, practices and programs we have at Stuartholme that underpin our well regarded “village”.

Deb Lonsdale-Walker
Dean of Student Wellbeing

 

 

 

 

Co-curricular News

Athletics Season As the 2018 athletics season wraps up, here are some details from the season. QLD School Sport (13-19yrs) Track & Field Championships (Thursday …

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Co-curricular News

Athletics Season

As the 2018 athletics season wraps up, here are some details from the season.

QLD School Sport (13-19yrs) Track & Field Championships (Thursday 25-Sunday 28 October 2018)

  • Lara Trevor (13yrs)
    • 21st – high jump
  • Rachael Brown (14yrs)
    • 8th – 2000m steeplechase
  • Ellen Gett (14yrs)
    • 7th – javelin
    • 18th – shot put
  • Holly Robertson (14yrs)
    • 9th – 3000m
    • 16th – 1500m
  • Zoe Tracy (15yrs)
    • 10th – 2000m steeplechase

 

Met West Athletics Trials (Tuesday 28-Wednesday 29 August 2018)

  • Lara Trevor (13yrs) – high jump
  • Mia Dell’annuziata (13yrs) – discus, shot put
  • Rachael Brown (14yrs) – 800m, 2000m steeplechase
  • Ellen Gett (14yrs) – 100m, javelin, shot put
  • Holly Robertson (14yrs) – 1500m, 3000m
  • Ella Cole (15yrs) – 400m, high jump
  • Lily Hunter (15yrs) – 1500m, 3000m
  • Tianna Rasmussen (15yrs) – high jump
  • Jade Snowden (15yrs) – long jump
  • Zoe Tracy (15yrs) – 800m, 2000m steeplechase
  • Alice Illidge (16yrs) – 100m

 

Northern Eagles Athletics Trials (Tuesday 24 July & Thursday 26 July 2018)

  • Gigi Kelley (12yrs) – high jump, long jump
  • Laura Penning (12yrs) – 100m
  • Mia Dell’annuziata (13yrs) – discus, shot put
  • Lara Trevor (13yrs) – high jump
  • Rachael Brown (14yrs) – 800, 1500m
  • Ellen Gett (14yrs) – 100m, javelin, shot put
  • Holly Robertson (14yrs) – 1500, 3000m
  • Ella Cole (15yrs) – 400m, 800m, 1500m, high jump
  • Lily Hunter (15yrs) – 1500m, 3000m
  • Tianna Rasmussen (15yrs) – high jump, long jump
  • Jade Snowden (15yrs) – 100m, long jump
  • Zoe Tracy (15yrs) – 800m, 1500m
  • Alice Illidge (16yrs) – 100m, 200m

Readers’ Cup

It was an incredibly successful Readers’ Cup competition for the Stuartholme Teams this year. In the final round one of our Year 7 Stuartholme teams tied for third place. Although we didn’t win the tie-breaker fourth place is a wonderful achievement, particularly when this was their first time competing in Readers’ Cup.

Future Problem Solvers

In 2018 224 Middle Division teams competed in the Global Issues Future Problem Solving Competition with teams from all Australian states.

The best 29 Middle teams were invited to compete in the Australian Final in Melbourne on 19-21 October.

The topic for the Australia Final was Cloud Storage and teams were presented with a scenario set in 2048. In a two hour lockup situation they had to find sixteen challenges, an underlying problem, sixteen solutions, write five criteria to evaluate their solutions, come up with their best solution and write a plan of action to implement the solution.

The girls achieved outstanding results, particularly considering that there were 224 teams Australia wide.

4th           Lily Alessandra, Annalise Barnes, Kathryn Capstick, Grace Deeran

10th         Sophia Buller, Chiara du Plessis, Jayde McCarthy, Revelle Rolfe

The Year 8 team Lara Carter, Anna Coman, Lara Trevor and Alessa Wiltshire also qualified for the Australian Final and competed in Melbourne.

All the Stuartholme girls worked very hard over the weekend. They represented the school with distinction at this very high level academic competition demonstrating their collaborative skills while thinking critically, futuristically and creatively.

The Stuartholme team Year 9, which placed 4th, has been selected as the first reserve team to represent Australia at the International FPS conference in Amherst, Connecticut in June 2019.

 

2018 Australian Geography Competition

“Geography is an important subject which develops a student’s understanding of the spatial interrelationships between people and place. It helps students appreciate the complex nature …

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2018 Australian Geography Competition

“Geography is an important subject which develops a student’s understanding of the spatial interrelationships between people and place. It helps students appreciate the complex nature of local, regional and global social, economic, and environmental interactions”, said Mr Bernard Fitzpatrick, the Australian Geography Competitions’ national coordinator. The Australian Geography Competition is an initiative of the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland and the Australian Geography Teachers’ Association and is supported by Macquarie University, Monash University, University of Queensland and the Australian Department of Education and Training.

Earlier thisd year, our Year 10, 11 and 12 Geography students participated in the Competition along with 72 000 students from 743 schools across the country. Students responded to data represented in thematic and topographic maps, photographs, tables, text, satellite images and a variety of graph types. The data showed information on liveability, water resources, interstate migration, agriculture, climate, tourism and vegetation clearing.

We are very pleased with how our students have performed and we congratulate the following girls:

In the Year 12 level of the Competition, a High Distinction was achieved by Sophie Marriott; a Distinction was achieved by Grace Gaston and Credits achieved by Susanna Groves, Kiah Hartley and Kristin Sonk.

In the Year 11 level of the Competition, a Distinction was achieved by Amy Greber and a Credit by Eva Wallis.

In Year 10, Molly McCann achieved a High Distinction and Hayley Bowden and Nell Elphinstone both achieved Distinctions.  Claire Cameron, Lily Hunter, Meghan Todd, Erin Tucker, and Imogen White achieved Credits in the Competition. 

Mrs Wendy Bolton, Leader of Learning, Humanities and Social Science

 

 

History writing competition results

Recently a number of History students entered work in a state-wide History writing competition sponsored by the Queensland History Teachers’ Association, which awards prizes to …

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History writing competition results

Recently a number of History students entered work in a state-wide History writing competition sponsored by the Queensland History Teachers’ Association, which awards prizes to the best essays entered into the competition that year. It is with great pleasure that we acknowledge the excellent results achieved by some of our students.

Year 12    Lara Boland, Second in the state for Year 12 Ancient History.

Year 11    Amelia Starky, First in the state for Year 11 Ancient History.

Year 10   Maia Craig, First in the state for Year 10 History.

Year 9     Revelle Rolfe, First in the state for Year 9 History; Jayde McCarthy, Third in the state; and Saskia Tabrett was Highly Commended.

Mr Ben Hegerty

Honour Pockets

Honour Pockets – other than Special Awards Please note that students who are eligible for Honour Pockets Awards – other than for Special Awards, will …

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Honour Pockets

Honour Pockets – other than Special Awards

Please note that students who are eligible for Honour Pockets Awards – other than for Special Awards, will receive a direct email from the Student Wellbeing office following nomination by the teacher in charge of these activities.  This email needs to be printed and both you and your daughter need to sign and date the acknowledgement on the bottom of this email.

Year 12 blazers must be delivered to the Uniform Shop with a copy of this email on Monday, 12 November 2018.

Years 7 to 11 Blazers need to be delivered to the Uniform shop on either Wednesday, 14 November or Friday, 16 November 2018.

Year 12 Blazers can be collected from the Uniform shop on Monday, 19 November to Wednesday, 21 November 2018 or Monday, 10 December 2018 or from Monday, 14 January 2019.

Years 7 to 11 Blazers can be collected from the Uniform shop on Monday, 10 December 2018 or from Monday, 14 January 2019.

 

Honour Pockets – Special Awards

At the beginning of Week 5, your daughter will be emailed the Honour Pocket Selection Criteria and an application for Special Awards for Honour Pockets This application is for any co curricula sporting activities not recognised through the District (Northern Eagles), Regional (Metropolitan West), State (Queensland School Sport) pathway.  It is to recognise achievements obtained through the club sport pathway.  All achievements through the school sport pathway will be captured by the sports department so students do not need to apply for these Awards.  This form should also be used to notify the sports department or other co-curricular areas of three years’ service for awards pockets.

If your daughter is eligible for a Special Award (which includes service awards), she needs to complete the Special Awards application form that is emailed to her and have it signed off by the teacher-in-charge and her parent/ caregiver and return this completed form to the Dean of Student Wellbeing’s office by 9.00am on Thursday, 8 November 2018.

Year 12 Blazers must be handed in to the Uniform shop on Monday, 12 November 2018. 

7 to 11 Blazers must be handed in to the Uniform shop on either Wednesday, 14 November or Friday, 16 November 2018.

 

The Honour Pockets Committee

Uniforms and Hats

I am pleased to advise that we have once again been able to access the services of a milliner who will re-block, clean and mend …

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Uniforms and Hats

I am pleased to advise that we have once again been able to access the services of a milliner who will re-block, clean and mend school hats.  If you ascertain that your daughter’s hat is in need of cleaning or repairs, please place it in a plastic shopping bag with your daughter’s name and class on the outside of the bag and have your daughter drop it into my office on either Wednesday or Thursday, 28th or 29th November.  Cost will be $25.00 and is to be placed into an envelope accompanying the hat.  If your hat needs a new trim as well, the cost is $35.00.  Hats that require further mending will be charged slightly more and the money will be collected once the hats are returned to school.  Hats will be ready for collection at the beginning of Term One, 2019.

The holidays are also an opportune time to check school uniforms.  Many girls have had a growth spurt throughout the year and outgrown their current uniform or splits are starting to appear in the seams. Your assistance in checking your daughter’s uniform would be much appreciated.  A reminder that the formal day uniform should be worn just below the knee.  Thank you in anticipation of your attention to these matters.

Deb Lonsdale-Walker
Dean of Student Wellbeing

Future Leaders

Congratulations to Lily Chapman on her participation in the QUT Future Leaders Program this year. The QUT Future Leaders is a unique program offering high-achieving …

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Future Leaders

Congratulations to Lily Chapman on her participation in the QUT Future Leaders Program this year.

The QUT Future Leaders is a unique program offering high-achieving students an opportunity to engage with QUT through a series of enrichment events during Years 11 and 12.

On Monday 22 October, Lily took part in the Farewell and Reflection Celebration.

 

Share the Dignity

Stuartholme is once again supporting Share the Dignity in their October ‘It’s in the Bag’ drive. Each TMG is being asked to donate a bag …

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Share the Dignity

Stuartholme is once again supporting Share the Dignity in their October ‘It’s in the Bag’ drive. Each TMG is being asked to donate a bag filled with essential and luxury items that will make any woman feel loved (no razors or sharp objects).

Your gift will go to a woman who is struggling this Christmas as a result of being in a domestic violence situation or homelessness. What you put in your bag will depend on you bag size, but remember it is not limited to one bag! Any donations are appreciated and go a long way. All bags need to ready by 9 November.

Share the Dignity is an Australian women’s charity bringing dignity to homeless, at-risk and women experiencing domestic violence through distribution of sanitary items along with many other services. We believe all women matter and all women deserve dignity and justice. If you would like further information about what Share the Dignity do, please see  https://www.sharethedignity.com.au/

Do you have a daughter starting Year 7 in 2022?

This is a reminder for parents to please submit an enrolment application now if you have another daughter starting Stuartholme in 2022. First round interviews …

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Do you have a daughter starting Year 7 in 2022?

This is a reminder for parents to please submit an enrolment application now if you have another daughter starting Stuartholme in 2022.

First round interviews for this year have already taken place, however the School does have a policy of prioritising siblings.

To ensure your daughter doesn’t miss a spot, please submit your application as soon as possible so she is included in the next round of interviews.

Should you have any questions, please contact our Registrar, Natasha Pay.

 

2019 Leadership Positions

Congratulations to each of the following girls who have accepted the responsibility and challenge of leadership. It is my hope that as they journey through …

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2019 Leadership Positions

Congratulations to each of the following girls who have accepted the responsibility and challenge of leadership. It is my hope that as they journey through the year they are enriched as individuals and as members of the Stuartholme community.

Cor Unum Captain: Milly Starky
Committee: Kate O’Donoghue, Harriet O’Neill, Mim Walton

Boarding
Amiens Captain: Kate O’Donoghue
Amiens Vice Captain: Eleanor Orchard-Gibb
Grenoble Captain: Grace Cover
Grenoble Vice Captain: Lucy Bond

Student Mentors:
Charlotte Cavanagh
Vivian Hu
Bridget Lloyd-Morgan
Patti Macqueen
Jasmine Xu

Debating Captain:
Dominique Twigg

Drama Captain:
Ella Schubert

Liturgy Captain:
Cate Ostwald

Multicultural Captain:
Daisy Liu

Music Captain: Bridget Lloyd-Morgan
Music Committee: Giorgia Franchi, Leilani Rennick

Student Events Captain: Emily Cronin
Student Events Committee: Annabel Atterton, Lauren Versace

Cross Country Captain:
Caitlin Scott

Equestrian Captain:
Piper Searle

Netball Captain:
Caitlin Brooks

Rowing – Captain of Boats:
Lucy Hope

Swimming Captain:
Annabelle Carey

Tennis Captain:
Zara Wareham

Touch Football Captain:
Chloe Cronin

COEN House Captain: Clare Ellerby
Sport Vice Captain: Charlotte Walker
Cultural Vice Captain: Mimi Hoffman
House Spirit Leader: Harriet Tapley

MACRAE House Captain: Jessica Hardman
Sport Vice Captain: Sophie Fern
Cultural Vice Captain: Isabella Carrigan
House Spirit Leader: Lucy Bond

PARKER House Captain: Phoebe Leech
Sport Vice Captain: Tara-Jade Garnsworthy
Cultural Vice Captain: Tess Matthews
House Spirit Leader: Eleanor Orchard-Gibb

STUART House Captain: Grace Cover
Sport Vice Captain: Ella Howie-Roy
Cultural Vice Captain: Holly O’Shanassy
House Spirit Leader: Charlotte Russell

TOOHEY House Captain: Emma Cheel
Sport Vice Captain: Patti Macqueen
Cultural Vice Captain: Ebony O’Donoghue
House Spirit Leader: Tilly Pastoors

WOODLOCK House Captain:  Emma Tucker
Sport Vice Captain: Eva Wallis
Cultural Vice Captain: Samara Rigg
House Spirit Leader: Ella Chapple

Uniform Shop – short term close

The uniform shop will be close between 26 November and  7 December. The uniform shop will reopen on Monday 10 December, Tuesday 11 December and Wednesday 12 December after which …

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Uniform Shop – short term close

The uniform shop will be close between 26 November and  7 December.

The uniform shop will reopen on Monday 10 December, Tuesday 11 December and Wednesday 12 December after which it will close for Christmas holiday. It will reopen on Monday 14 January 2019.

 

Options Career Information Bulletin Edition 17

Click here for the latest edition of the Career newsletter. You will also find the document on the Careers section of myStuartholme in the newsletters …

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Options Career Information Bulletin Edition 17

Click here for the latest edition of the Career newsletter. You will also find the document on the Careers section of myStuartholme in the newsletters section. An easy way to explore the newsletter is to scan the links below and click on them to be taken directly to content that interests you.

This edition features the new QUT match my skills tool. https://match-my-skills.qut.edu.au/ If you are need inspiration regarding what to study after school, you might like to give this tool a try.

This newsletter also includes a section on scholarships and financial assistance for tertiary study. Please check it out.

I’m here to help so please contact me if you would like to discuss any of the content, or have a question in relation to your future.

Regards

Mrs Wallace

 

 

Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day in style!

The Parents of Stuartholme warmly invite you to celebrate Melbourne Cup Day at the Normanby Hotel’s Melbourne Cup Day event. This will be the perfect …

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Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day in style!

The Parents of Stuartholme warmly invite you to celebrate Melbourne Cup Day at the Normanby Hotel’s Melbourne Cup Day event. This will be the perfect occasion to mingle with Stuartholme parents and enjoy food, drinks and entertainment while watching the race that stops the nation!

Click here to book your spot.

 

 

 

A Parent Evening with Madonna King

You are warmly invited to A Parent Evening with Madonna King on Monday, 5 November, 2018 from 6.30pm – 8.00pm Stuartholme School – Theatre 365 …

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A Parent Evening with Madonna King

You are warmly invited to A Parent Evening with Madonna King
on Monday, 5 November, 2018 from 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Stuartholme School – Theatre
365 Birdwood Terrace Toowong
Limited parking available on school grounds. Please car pool if possible.

This is a free event and all parents are welcome.
Light refreshments will be served.

Book purchase and signing will also be available.

ABOUT THE BOOK
Madonna’s book, Fathers and Daughters, will give a voice to our girls, insight to our fathers and peace of mind to both.

Award-winning journalist, author and commentator Madonna King has interviewed over five-hundred girls and many fathers, as well as leading psychologists, school principals, CEOs, police, guidance counsellors and neuroscientists, to get the answers all mothers, fathers and daughters need to know.

Exploring a father’s role in his daughter’s life from a daughter’s perspective as well as the father’s, Madonna examines the key issues that arise to help families navigate the sometimes very difficult moments. This essential and insightful book reveals why daughters turn against their fathers, teen rebellion, discipline, sexual education, the impact of broken families, how much influence a father can/should have and what you can do to repair a broken relationship.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Madonna King is an award-winning journalist and author, who has two teenage daughters. She was the face of 612 ABC Brisbane Mornings program for many years, writes for Fairfax and has a regular radio spot on Brisbane’s 4BC. She has written eight books, including Being 14, Hockey, Ian Frazer, Bali 9 and Fathers and Daughters, all defined by her skilful reporting and her ability to get people to talk in depth.

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