Issue 25 | 9 September 2016

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, It has been an incredible two weeks with so many achievements to celebrate. Our Year 12 Senior Production, Violent Delights was held on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 August. The performance was an incredible montage of famous Shakespeare scenes featuring female characters. Comments from those who …

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Key Dates

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

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From the Deputy Principal Learning

We are in the final weeks of Term 3 and students are finalising assessment across all subjects. Year 12 students sat the Queensland Core Skills (QCS) test over two days last week. This test is for academic achievement, and all OP eligible students completed four papers. A writing task, which was …

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Honour pockets and blazer embroidery

As we approach the end of Term 3 some of the co-curricula activities are drawing, or have drawn to a close. This is now the time girls can apply to receive lines on their blazer in recognition of their achievements. The criterion used in awarding honour pockets is available on the …

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Bus registrations

School Bus registrations for Term 4 are now open. If your daughter is intending to use the Stuartholme School Bus network, please register and pay on the Stuartholme website. Seats are limited, so we recommend registering as soon as possible.

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Careers Update

Applying for the Educational Access Scheme (EAS) through QTAC (Year 12) The Educational Access Scheme (EAS) can help if you have experienced circumstances that negatively affected your most recent studies. If you are eligible for EAS, you may get bonus OPs or ranks that improve your chances of getting an …

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Calling all keen knitters

Can you spare a couple of hours to help our Year 9 students? We are knitting squares as part of the ‘Wrap with Love’ organisation to sew into blankets for those in need.  We would welcome any assistance next Tuesday from 1:15-3pm, or next Wednesday from 8:30-10:30am.  It is only …

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Glam up!

There are only 250 tickets available for the inaugural ‘Glamour in the Grass’ Paddock Party to support the rowing program. It’s sure to be a fantastic night, so get in quick and buy your tickets now. When: Saturday 29 October Time: 6-9pm Cost: $120 per ticket which includes food, beer, wine and sparkling …

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2016 Australian Geography Competition winners

The study of Geography provides students with unique and valuable skills and knowledge for life, to be able to understand the real world around us – just look at the news today: the tsunami warning for New Zealand has just been cancelled, there is political discussion on migration- at home …

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Erskine Cup

Our students have always been strong speakers. Evidence can be found in many places – in the grounds at lunch time, in the high quality spoken assessment pieces the students present, in our Debating teams’ successes, and most recently at the Erskine Cup, Stuartholme’s Senior Public Speaking Competition. Every year …

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Lucy shines at the Brisbane Eisteddfod

On Saturday 27 August, Lucy Sevil, Year 10, competed in the 15-16 years vocal section of the Brisbane Eisteddfod held at Enoggera Bowls Club and received the following results: 1st place in Newcomer Vocal Solo 1st Place in Art Song by an Australian Composer 3rd place in Song from Gilbert …

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2016 Athletics Season

Further to our last update from the CaSSSA Athletics carnival, we now have the full list of results from all track and field events. We would once again like to reiterate our thanks to the many athletes who competed across several events, and for some outside of their comfort zone. …

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Rowing News

Congratulations to the rowers who won the BSRA Percentage Cup for the 2nd year in a row on Saturday 27 August! Well done to our Captain of Boats – Lucy Theodore and her wonderful team of rowers. The girls won eight 1st places, four 2nd places and one 3rd place in …

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Netball update

Well done to all our teams for their efforts in the 2016 Netball season. This year, we had 14 teams, with three making it through to the Grand Finals. Congratulations to Megan Chaffin and her Team 13 who won their Grand Final, 22 – 14 against Aspley. Thank you to …

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Congratulations to Olivia on team selection

Congratulations to Olivia Hartland on her selection in the Met West 13-15 years Cricket team. Olivia will now go on to compete in the state carnival held at Northgate on 23-25 October. We wish her all the best!  

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Hockey success!

Last weekend the Stuartholme Hockey team competed in their Grand Final match. The girls played a great game and came out with a drawn Premiership! The Stuartholme hockey team has had an outstanding season – spending most of it on top of the ladder, they also won the minor premiership …

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Sign on now for Core Fitness

Andy Rodigheiro will again be running the 2016 Core program. We are continuing with two streams of Core  – Core and Hard Core. Hard Core is everything you love about Core only harder, better, faster and stronger! All sessions are held at Freers. Core will run: Monday morning – 6:30 …

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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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Father Daughter Putt Putt

On Thursday evening, 1 September, nearly 100 fathers and daughters enjoyed a round of Putt Putt at Victoria Park to celebrate Fathers’ Day. Thank you to everyone who attended, we wish all the fathers’, grandfathers and father figures a very happy Fathers’ Day! Click on a photo to start gallery

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