Issue 22 | 29 July 2016

Elizabeth Wilson School of Deportment and Grooming

Personal style workshops are running for girls in Years 7 to 12. Workshops run on Monday afternoons from 3.20pm to 5.45pm at Stuartholme. Dates: October 10, 24 and 31 and November 7 and 14. Cost: $190. On conclusion a diploma will be presented to each student. Notes emailed after each …

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Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Care Givers and Friends Welcome to our new format Newsletter. This newsletter is a work in progress and will evolve and improve from fortnight to fortnight. The most significant purpose of reviewing our Bulletin/Newsletter is to improve our communication with parents. The staff and students have avenues to …

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News from the Nest

From the Deputy Principal Boarding, Andrée Rice Dear Parents/Guardians, This is essentially a repeat of Friday’s News from the Nest since we are moving to this new format of school newsletter from this week. When you see my name and title, you will open this to read what will now …

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Key dates for Term 3

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An Epic Program

As Sacred Heart Educators we are called to educate students to “a social awareness that impels to action.” To do this, we need to develop our student’s curiosity about the world around them and help them develop the skills and attitudes to engage creatively in taking actions that make the …

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Year 11 Leadership Days

At the end of Term 2, Year 11 began the process of choosing the Leaders for 2017. External providers, Peer Power, were used to enable the girls to explore their attitude and perspective on leadership. The girls were asked to reflect on the importance of ‘leading a legacy’ on the …

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Bus registrations

Bus registrations for Term 3 are now closed. If you have any questions about bus registration, please email the Assistant to the Deputy Principal, Student Wellbeing.

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Science Competition Results

Congratulations to the students who participated in the Big Science Competition online last term. They completed the one-hour competition after school and all four girls received a distinction in their age division. They are Tessa Buzzo, Sophie Bolton and Sithara-Anne French in the intermediate division and Mathilda Saunders in the …

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Equestrian Results

The Stuartholme riders enjoyed enormous success with the team announced as the 2016 Queensland State Championships recently. The results came from individual dressage, show jumping, showman, combined training and eventing. Congratulations to all the riders. We look forward to hearing who made the Qld squad to go to the interschool …

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Careers Update

Please see the following snippets for information on Open Days, scholarships, applications and latest news from local Universities. Open Days Queensland University of Technology (QUT) – Sunday 31 July. The University of Queensland (UQ) (St Lucia campus) – Sunday 7 August.   James Cook University (JCU) applications now available To …

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Water polo

In the Winter edition of Cor Unum we congratulated Sophie Fern on being selected in the U14 Queensland State Water Polo Team. We would like to congratulate two other students who also made the team, Emma Cheel and Phoebe Leech. Over the holidays these girls competed in a number of …

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Water polo trials

Water Polo trials for the upcoming 2016-17 season will be held over two weekends, Sunday 21 August and Sunday 28 August. Both trial dates are compulsory for every student. The trials will be split into age groups with times as follows: Under 16 & Under 18 – 8:00am – 10:30am …

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Rowing news

Congratulations to the following girls who have been selected to represent U16 (Year 10) Met-West at the Queensland State Championships at Rockhampton in September. This crew was selected at the South Queensland Schools Championship regatta where Stuartholme collected four gold, two silver and one bronze medal. There were only four …

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Cross Country State Championships

Congratulations to Dominica Fitzsimon and Brittany Yarde who recently competed in the State Cross Country Championships in Maryborough. Our girls battled in tough, wet conditions to achieve fantastic results. Dominica finished 29th and Brittany 4th. Brittany will now go on to the National Titles representing Queensland. Dominica and Brittany were …

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Grandparents Day

Grandparents of our Year 7 students are warmly invited to Grandparents Day on Friday 26 August starting at 9.15am. Grandparents Day will begin with a tour of the School, followed by morning tea in the Joigny Café and conclude with a Liturgy in the School Chapel, all with the company …

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Senior Production – Violent Delights

Book your ticket now for the 2016 Senior Production of Violent Delights. Senior Drama students will be performing from 7pm over two evenings: Thursday 25 August Friday 26 August The performance will be held in the Stuartholme Auditorium. Tickets: $20 Adult $15 Student/child $55 Family (2 adults, 2 student/child) Book …

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St Ignatius Toowong Parish’s ‘Women’s Night of Spirituality’ – Tuesday 23 August

Please read this notice regarding the next Night of Spirituality, featuring Stuartholme’s Andrée Rice.

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Year 12 Formal

After the stress of Semester 1 assignments and exams, the girls were able to enjoy coming together as a whole group to share a special social occasion that we hope was both enjoyable and memorable. The ballroom glittered but was outshone by the elegance and exuberance of the girls and …

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Music Camp

It was another successful music camp at Alexandra Headlands last weekend. Thank you to the staff and students! Click on image to view gallery.

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Antiquities

Over the June/July holidays a group of staff and students explored Greece and Italy on the school’s Antiquities tour. A full story will be in the next edition of Cor Unum, but for now, please enjoy some holiday snaps. Click on image to view gallery.

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Year 12 Mother Daughter High Tea

Year 12 Mothers and Daughters are invited to a special High Tea to be held on Sunday August 14th at the Pig n Whistle at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre at 1pm. The cost of the High Tea is $32.50 per person. Please see the attached menu, gluten free and vegan options …

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