Issue 27 | 28 October 2016

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, Thank you to everyone who attended our Celebration of  Excellence on Wednesday night, I’m sure you will agree it was a wonderful event. I thought I would share my speech for those of you who were unable to attend. Good Evening our Sisters of the …

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Key Dates

Please find below the key dates for Term 4.

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News from the Nest

Time is really ticking now for our Year 12s who have very mixed feelings about leaving so soon! There is great joy at the thought of completing all those assessments finally, but also sadness at leaving behind this community and the friendships made. Next week, the 12s go into their …

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Careers Update

How will I get my Year 12 results? You will be able to access your results from your Learning Account on the Student Connect website on Saturday 17 December 2016. You will need your LUI number (on your Year 12 QTAC book). You can login help from the Student Connect …

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Christmas hamper donations

As you enter the busyness of the last weeks of school, please keep in mind the Christmas Hampers that we will be filling for St Vincent de Paul and the Mater Foundation. St Vincent de Paul are specifically seeking donations this year to assist 22 refugee families.  The Mater Foundation …

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Outstanding results for Readers’ Cup Teams

Congratulations to our Readers’ Cup Teams on a wonderful season. On Thursday 20 October Stuartholme Team 1 won the Year 7 Readers’ Cup, Stuartholme Team 3 came second and Stuartholme Team 2 came 11th of 16 teams. On Tuesday 18 October Stuartholme came 3rd and 9th in the Year 10 Readers’ cup. …

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Outstanding AMEB results for April and Samantha

Congratulations to April Pong and Samantha Hui, Year 12 who recently attained their Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) Certificate of Performance on Piano. The exam requires the students to perform a recital of 45 minutes with general a knowledge presentation at the end. Candidates must demonstrate musicality, maturity, conviction and …

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Knowles Cup

On Friday 21 October, four teams from Stuartholme set off for Toowoomba to compete against Fairholme and Glennie in the Knowles Cup tennis competition. It’s safe to say the girls had a fabulous night bonding with their team mates, laughing and enjoying the Sizzler buffet.  We were all excited and prepared …

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Equestrian Report

An excellent weekend at the Burpengary Equestrian centre marked the end of the 2016 coaching year. Beautiful weather, no storms, great facilities, wonderful atmosphere – what more could you ask for! The 69’ers were inaugurated and had enormous fun out on the cross country course showing their riding and jumping …

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Athletics Met West State Championships

Congratulations to the following girls who did a fantastic job in representing Met West at the Athletics State Championships, held at the Queensland Sport and Athletic Centre from 18-23 October. April Laurikainen, Year 7 – shot put – personal best (photo above) Belle Townsend, Year 10 – shot put Brittany Yarde, Year …

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Bronze for basketballers

Congratulations to our basketball team on winning bronze at the Champion Basketball School of Queensland (CBSQ) tournament at the end of last term!

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Music Breakfast

In recognition of the hard work by dedicated parents, caregivers, students and staff throughout the Stuartholme musical year Stuartholme Music warmly invites Ensemble members and their parents/caregivers to attend the Music Breakfast on Sunday 13 November. For all the details and to purchase your tickets click here.

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Limited edition Sophie Trees for sale

Megan Grinstead, the artist behind our beautiful screens, has some limited edition framed Sophie Trees for sale at the Uniform Shop. The frame measures 130 x 130 mm (13 x 13 cm) and cost $55 each.

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Expressions of Interest – Duchesne College Council

Duchesne College is a residential College which aims to create new opportunities for personal and academic growth.  Guided by the philosophy and goals of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart, the College encourages lifelong learning to support personal growth and discovery.  Duchesne’s vision for the future is to help students transition …

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Expression of Interest – School Crossing Supervisor

Transport and Main Roads currently have multiple School Crossing Supervisor positions vacant throughout the local region. Please tell neighbours, friends and family of these available positions and help us to help our students. Remuneration $28.18 per hour. Special Conditions Suitability is determined by the outcome of a pre-employment health assessment …

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Charity fundraiser to support orphans in Zambia

‘Our Rainbow House’ provides schooling to about 50 orphaned children in Zambia. The charity is having a fundraiser in Brisbane on 5 November at 11:30am at Enoggera Bowls Club with lunch and an art auction – the 3rd Annual Art Exhibition. Tickets are $125 and includes a three course lunch, alcoholic drinks and …

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