Issue 2 | 17 February 2017

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, We celebrated the beginning of the 2017 school year with our Opening Mass on Friday 3 February. A very hot and uncomfortable day, yet our girls were dignified and self-disciplined. Uncle Eric Law, our Aboriginal Elder, spoke beautifully about indigenous traditions of contemplation, how they …

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Key Dates

Please find below the key dates for  Term 1 2017

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News from the Nest

Dear Parents/Guardians, I can’t believe we are into Week 4 already with 6 weeks to go! The girls have been magnificent in the heat, perhaps complaining to you but not to us very often! We slept all 7s and 8s and any girls who wanted to in air-conditioned classrooms on …

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Subject support

Stuartholme offers a number of options to help students who need a little extra support. For most subjects, students should speak with their teacher who can arrange a time during lunch or after school to work with them. For maths and science, we offer set times where students can receive …

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Mandatory use of protective computer cases

This notice is for parents of students who have a daughter in Years 7 or 10 who are part of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Program and purchased an ACER. Included in the purchase price of your device, was a protective case, which fits around the laptop in a …

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ThinkUKnow – Cyber Safety Education Program for parents

Stuartholme will be hosting a ThinkUKnow presentation from 7-8.30pm in our Theatre on Monday 6 March and all Year 7 and 8 parents and carers are encouraged to attend. ThinkUKnow Australia is a cyber safety education program that educates parents, carers and teachers on how people are using technology, the challenges …

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CASSSA Cup – all Year 8s to attend

The Interschool Catholic Girls Swimming Carnival is being held at Chandler on Thursday 2 March.  All Year 8 students will be attending to support our Swimming Team as well as some Year 12s to lead the cheering. Attendance is compulsory on this day as on any other.  Students feel let …

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Year 12 ACER Testing

On Wednesday 15 February, Year 12 students participated in the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) quantitative and verbal reasoning test. The 90-minute test contained approximately 75 items, similar to those on the Queensland Core Skills Test. ACER Supervisors were keen to compliment the students at the end of the …

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Year 12 Parent Information Night – QCS

An invitation is extended to all parents of Year 12 students currently on an OP pathway to join us for an information session after Parent Teacher interviews have concluded on Tuesday 18 April at 7pm. Initially, this evening was planned for Monday 20 February, however after being successful in securing the …

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Cor Unum Committee theme for 2017

The Sacred Heart Goal that we as a school community are focusing on this year is Goal 1, ‘To have an active and personal faith in God’. To help integrate this Goal into a day-to-day setting, the Cor Unum Committee and I really wanted to create a theme that would …

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Musical instrument lockers now available

Musical instrument lockers are now available for all private music students and co-curricula ensemble members.  Please complete a blue form, which is available from outside Mr Mear’s office, or you can request one by emailing Sandy Beanland, The Arts Assistant, Co-Curricula.

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Music on Sunday wrap up

The musicians of Stuartholme were busy rehearsing last Sunday in preparation for the upcoming concert ‘Music at Twilight’ on Friday 17 March. Rehearsals were held throughout the School with over 120 girls singing or playing an instrument. Despite the heat the girls had a wonderful day learning new repertoire and …

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Music Support Group

Would you like to be part of the Music Support Group in 2017? Whether you are interested in a committee position, or just helping out at functions and events, we invite you to come along to our first meeting on Wednesday 22 February in J15, which is in the Music Department. …

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Swim Fest 2017

On Tuesday 7 February all Year 7 students participated in the Stuartholme ‘Swim Fest’.  This annual event provides opportunities for all girls to be involved in a ‘Year 7 Swimming Carnival’ as well as House team building activities. Every student swam in various events and achieved great results for their houses.  …

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Parent Daughter Breakfast – Years 10-12

The Years 10-12 Parent Daughter Breakfast will be held on Thursday 30 March from 7am until approximately 8.30am. This morning provides a special opportunity for the parents of daughters in Years 10-12 to get together and mingle with their daughters and friends.  Please join us for a stand-up breakfast outside the Joigny Cafe …

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Invitation to join the P&F

Dear Stuartholme families, On behalf of the P&F Committee we would like to extend a warm welcome and encourage you to join our wonderful Committee. We are a group of vibrant and dedicated parents who help contribute to our girls learning experience at Stuartholme through fundraising, organising social events, and …

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Metropolitan West Water Polo

Congratulations to the 19 girls who represented Stuartholme at the Metropolitan West Water Polo trials last Wednesday. The following girls were selected into the team to compete at the State Championships on the Gold Coast from 16-19 March. The team will be coached by Hannah Robinson, and managed by Sarah …

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Years 11 and 12 Senior French Dinner at Marist College

On Tuesday 21 February a group of Year 11 and 12 students accompanied by Ms MacGregor, Ms Somerset and Mr Alleaume will be attending the French Senior Dinner at Marist College, Ashgrove. This annual event offers students the opportunity to experience French language and culture outside of the classroom. There will …

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Stuartholme Race Day 2017 – Cancelled

  Regrettably the Stuartholme Race Day scheduled for March, has been cancelled. We hope to bring you a new event in 2018.  

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