Issue 24 | 26 August 2016

Message from the Principal

Dear Parent, Caregivers and Friends, It was my pleasure to welcome our guests to a special Liturgy this morning for Grandparents Day on behalf of Kristen, who is in Sydney attending an ANZNet Conference. We felt very blessed to have so many Grandparents or Grandparent figures at Stuartholme today. Grandparents …

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Key Dates

Please find below the key dates for Terms 3 and 4.

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News from the Nest

From the Deputy Principal Boarding, Andrée Rice Dear Parents/Guardians, I would like to share with you an overview of the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association Federal Conference in Perth by Assistant Head of Boarding, Melissa Robinson. At the bottom are photos of the our Beaudesert mums enjoying dinner at the Women’s Night of Spirituality. Catherine Sagin …

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2016/17 uniform price list is now available

The 2016/2017 uniform price list is now on the Portal.

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Stuartholme Science Week Snippets

What a fabulous week of activities! It kicked off with a Science Week pre-event with a small group of Year 7/8 girls attending the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDSTM official attempt for the largest practical science lesson on 12 August at the Brisbane Convention Centre. The attempt was a great success with …

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Music Update

The musicians of Stuartholme had a very busy month in August! The following photos are from the Winter Concert (August 11), the Queensland Catholic Colleges and Schools Music Festival (August 11 – 14), Brisbane Grammar Strings Festival (August 22/23) and the Stuartholme Piano Masterclass (August 25). Many thanks to all …

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Careers Update

Keep up to date on all the latest Career News. Win a Surface Pro! (Year 12) If you log into your Learning Account https://studentconnect.qcaa.qld.edu.au/learning.html by 31 August you go into the draw to win a Surface Pro computer. Your LUI number is printed on your QTAC Guide. You will also …

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Debating News

My name is Ms Alexandra Cashin and I am honoured to have been appointed as the new Debating Coordinator at Stuartholme.  Those of you who are already a part of the Stuartholme Debating Community will have received a letter from me this week about how I intend to move our …

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CaSSSA Athletics – outstanding results

Thank you to all the girls who competed in the CaSSSA Athletics Carnival on Monday 22 August. As one of the smallest teams, we had many girls competing in multiple events – thank you for your commitment to representing Stuartholme. We had some particularly outstanding results on the day. Ellen Gett …

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Netball finals and selections

Congratulations to Teams 1, 12 and 13 who all progress to the Grand Finals, being played on Saturday 27 August. We’d love to see as many Stuartholme supporters at Downey Park as possible to boost our girls on their big day. Game times will be on the School Portal under Netball. In …

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Equestrian Update

It’s all systems go for the 2017 season! We had 11 riders at Moggill last weekend at the Sommerville House Dressage day. It was an excellent day all round for the girls with some wonderful results. Team champions – Shannon Owens (Para 1st ), Bella Anthony (Sec Inter Prelim 1st), …

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Outstanding results for Brittany Yarde

Congratulations to Brittany Yarde who finished 27th at the Australian Cross Country Championships in Canberra on the weekend. Brittany also competed in the team relay finishing with a Bronze medal. Outstanding results!

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Sony Camp Mini Olympics

On Thursday 11 August a group of Stuartholme girls took part in the Sony Camp Mini Olympics, which is a yearly event at St Laurence’s College’s playing fields at Runcorn. Kids from various special schools with a range of disabilities attended the event. It was a wonderful opportunity for our girls …

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Father Daughter Putt Putt – last chance to book

There are still a few places available for the Father Daughter Putt Putt on Thursday 1 September. We have an ‘exclusive hire’ of Victoria Park’s Putt Putt course from 6.30 till 8.30pm. Before you play, we are asking everyone  to meet at the Bistro at 6pm for some finger food …

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The Cabaret Project – tickets now on sale!

Showcasing Stuartholme on Stage and the ever popular Jazz Band, with performances by Student Soloists. Tickets $30pp Cost includes share platters served to the table prior to the performance (vegetarian and gluten free options included) and dessert bar at the conclusion of the show. A cash bar will be available …

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Georgina Hooper’s latest exhibition

Stuartholme Art Teacher, Georgina Hooper’s latest exhibition ‘Renga‘ will run from 20 September to 1 October at the Woolloongabba Art Gallery. The exhibition of textiles, fashion and art is in association with Dogstar designer Masayo Yasuki. Opening night is on Friday 23 September at 6pm. All welcome!  

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Your Health Link Photographic Competition – great prizes

The Mid North Coast Local Health District  (NSW Health) has launched a national photographic competition called Your Health Link Photographic Competition, with the theme Healthy Life Healthy You.  The competition is designed to increase health literacy and is open to all Australian primary and high school students. There are over …

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Rowing Crews selection and update

Please join me in congratulating the following girls on their selection into the U19 Met-West crew to represent the region at the Queensland School State Championships in September: Lucy Theodore Jessie Macqueen These girls will combine with two girls from St Peters Lutheran in the quadruple scull. Congratulations also to Grace …

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