Issue 18 | 3 June 2016

From the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, I would like to start this week’s Bulletin by congratulating all the students who took part in the Interhouse Music Festival Solo Music Awards on Sunday. The winners in each section were; Lucy Lloyd-Morgan, Year 11, voice; Monique Evans, Year 11 piano; and Georgie Wilkinson, …

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Key dates for Terms 2 and 3

Please click here to view the key dates for Terms 2 and 3.

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Today is the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in our Church

If you look at our Stuartholme logo you will see two hearts in the centre. One is the Immaculate heart of Mary distinguished by the sword that pierces it and the other the Sacred Heart of Jesus encircled by a crown of thorns. Today we focus on the Heart of …

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Hat Cleaning Service

Hat Cleaning Service A large number of hats are quite dirty or marked at the moment. We have once again been able to access the services of a milliner who will re-block and clean school hats. Can you please check your daughter’s hat and if it needs cleaning, please place …

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EPICS Week – Carpenter / Builder volunteers

We are seeking parent or grandparent volunteers who have skills in carpentry/building/handyman to assist us during EPICS week on Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 June. EPICS is about teaching our Year 7 and 8 students practical life skills in various areas. If you can assist or know someone who can …

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Maths tutoring and science help

Help is available to any student in maths and science. Maths tutoring is on Monday to Thursday during lunch in room S307. Science help runs on a Monday Week A in JELC1 (library) from 3.15pm – 4.30pm.

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Girls in Computer Science – 8 June (RSVP’s due today!)

Are you passionate about Information Technology? Registrations are now open to attend Girls in Computer Science this June! Girls in Computer Science is a free event which provides students in Years 8-12 the opportunity to discover what studying information technology is like at UQ, and the exciting career paths available …

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Care and Concern – volunteers needed

Can you spare some time to help our families in need, or help the boarders with transport to and from appointments? The Care and Concern group was set up to provide assistance. There are no regular meetings, your details are just added to a contact list. You might be asked …

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Parent Daughter Breakfast – Years 7-9

We are thrilled to have Georgina Ingham-Myers (Class of 2003) as our guest speaker for our Parent Daughter Breakfast. Georgina has been working in the broadcasting industry since 2008, initially beginning as an announcer in Perth and has been Music Director at Nova Brisbane since 2011. Nova is a sponsor …

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Stuartholme supporter’s chairs and mugs on sale in the Uniform Shop

Relax in the comfort of a Stuartholme supporter’s chair while you cheer on your team. These collapsible chairs are selling now for only $20 each. The beautiful Stuartholme fine bone china mugs are also still for sale at $12 each.

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April Edwards

Congratulations to April Edwards, Year 10, on her selection into the U16 State water polo team. April will be travelling to Auckland in the July school holidays to take part in the 2016 Pan Pacific Youth Water Polo Festival.

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Met West Cross Country

Brittany Yarde, Dominica Fitzsimon and India Williams have been selected in the Met West Cross Country Team for the State Championships to be held in Maryborough – Sunday 17 July 2016. Well done girls!

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Equestrian results from Burpengary Eventing

Congratulations to the group of riders who competed at the eventing at the Burpengary Equestrian centre over the weekend. This was a good test for the girls as the 2016 State Interschool event will also be held at the same venue. Results: 1 star: Emily Rink overall 2nd, Madison Searle …

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Interhouse Music Festival Solo Music Awards

And the winners are… The Finals for the Solo Music Awards were held on Sunday 20 May in the Australian Room. Thirty-three of Stuartholme’s finest solo performers performed in the categories of Voice, Instrumental and Piano. It was heart-warming to see all performers supporting and encouraging each other, particularly the …

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Year 11 Drama students get physical theatre

Physical Theatre inspired and energised our Year 11 Drama Students last week who were partaking in a workshop with tutors Jason and Sam from Australian Acting Academy. This workshop focused on sharpening their skill building and ensemble processes leading up to their Directing exam this term and Medea performance next …

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Athletics Carnival

On Tuesday 31 May, we held our Interhouse Athletics Carnival at UQ. It was a wonderful carnival with great participation from the girls! A huge congratulations goes to Stuart House who were the Champion house. Stuart has not won the Interhouse Athletics Cup since its inception in 1984! Well done …

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Jazz on the Hill – Saturday 18 June

Stuartholme is a proud sponsor of Jazz on the Hill, which is the annual fundraiser for Kindon ICPA and the Kindon State School. Our very own Jazz Band will be playing, along with other talented groups from the region. If you are looking for a weekend away, why not check …

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Year 12 Parent Formal dinner

Don’t forget to book your seat at the Year 12 Parent Formal dinner, which will be held at Rydges Southbank from 7pm to 11pm. Cost is $55 per person and includes finger food and complimentary drink upon arrival. A cash bar is also available. Payment can be made through www.trybooking.com/202679 …

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STEAM Residential – limited spaces

Stuartholme School together with Clearing Skies present the STEAM Residential Program, a three day residential for gifted girls, from any school in Queensland, who are currently in Years 7 & 8 from 26 to 29 June.The Residential aims to offer high ability students an intensive program of learning in the …

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The Cabaret Project – Save the date

The Cabaret Project will once again hit the stage in 2016! Save the date – Saturday 22 October. All the details are in the flyer at the back of the Bulletin.

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