Issue 4 | 17 March 2017

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, As a leader in educating girls and empowering them to be the best they can be, Stuartholme was proud to support Queensland Women’s Week and International Women’s Day last week. If you follow us on Facebook you would have seen our series of interviews with …

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Key Dates

Please find below the key dates for  Terms 1 and 2 2017

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Another successful Open Day event

Stuartholme had another very successful Open Day last Saturday with over 1270 people visiting us on the day! The event could not have been possible without the support, enthusiasm and spirit of our staff, parents and students. You are the essence of Open Day and truly demonstrate how to be …

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Blazer Fitting Appointments

Blazer appointments are now available to book online here Please refer to the Instruction Booklet to assist with booking your appointment. Appointment days and times are: Saturday 18 March 9am-4pm Monday 20 March, Wednesday 22, Friday 24, Monday 27, Wednesday 29 – before school, 1st and 2nd breaks Friday 31 March …

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Honour Pockets and blazer embroidery

As we approach the end of Term 1 some of the Co-curricula activities are drawing, or have drawn to a close. This is now the time for girls to apply to receive lines on their blazer in recognition of their achievements. It is also the last time that students can receive …

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Can you help with Boarder transportation to appointments?

The Stuartholme Ladies Committee (SLC) is seeking parent volunteers who have some flexibility in their day and can help take Boarders to designated appointments now and again through the term. Appointments are announced and sent to the Boarder Transport List and should the timing work, you can offer both your …

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7 Maths visits Silverado Middle School in San Francisco

Thanks to the internet, our global village is getting smaller! This week a Year 7 maths class connected to the other side of the world and interacted with students of Silverado Middle School in San Francisco via Skype! We kept the location a secret, so the first task for the …

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Free App gives access to our ebooks and audiobooks

As a complement to our extensive print collections, the Stuartholme Library offers students access to both non-fiction and fiction ebooks and audiobooks. OverDrive and Wheelers are the two main platforms that allow students to access our ebook and audiobook collections.  Both have an App that can be downloaded onto laptops, …

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Science Snippets

Did you know that on March 15 2017 scientists discovered the gene which controls how fast the brain ages which is fundamental in the prevention against dementia? Science will always have a valuable role in our ever-changing world, whether its preventing diseases, discovering new ways to protect the environment or developing …

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Lions Youth of the Year

On Saturday 11 March, Sarah Long, Year 12, participated in the Regional Final of Lions Youth of the Year at Windsor.  Lions Youth of the Year is a program designed to encourage, foster and develop leadership in conjunction with public speaking abilities in young people.  Participants are required to participate …

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Entertainment Books for sale

Support Stuartholme School fundraising and put $$$’s in your pocket The Entertainment™ Fundraiser is a favourite with everybody at Stuartholme School. Last year we raised $1637. This year we want to do even better! We are raising funds to send girls to Student leadership seminars. The Memberships sell for $65, …

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Debating News

Our Debating season is well underway with the first round of QDU and the second round of BGDA now completed for all year levels.  We have seen some really encouraging results across these competitions, especially with our Year 8 and Year 12 debaters. I would like to thank all students, …

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Equestrian News

Thank you to the parents and riders who helped at our Open Day on Saturday 11 March. Led by Shannon, Emma, Lily, Zoe, Clare and Claire the team set up an eye-catching display and were engaging in their approach to the visiting parents. A few team members competed at the …

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CaSSSA Cup Swimming

On Thursday 2 March, 82 of the most deserving swimmers made their way to Chandler to see what they could deliver in our new competition with five other CASSSA schools in the medium schools division. The squad was supported by about 40 other deserving swimmers who were unlucky not to be …

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Drama Club starting in Term 2

Stuartholme Drama Club is an active club in the school community that offers students a variety of theatrical opportunities.  Drama Club includes directed projects, culminating in public performances. This year the Drama Club will be split into Junior Drama Club (Years 7 – 10) and Senior Drama Club (Years 11 …

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Co-curricula Art Activities

Art Club welcomes students from all year levels and with all levels of ability.  It is an opportunity to enjoy art activities that can bring out the creative artist within you and enjoy learning new skills.  The projects are simple, fun and founded on a serious intent to develop the …

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Music at Twilight is on tonight!

 

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Years 10-12 Parent Daughter Breakfast

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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Want to keep fit and play touch football?

We are looking for all keen touch football players and any girl who is looking to improve their general fitness and touch football skills. The Stuartholme Touch Football Development Program will be starting in week 2, Term 2 this year. When: Term 2, Thursday afternoons (3:30–4:30pm) Who: Year 7-12 Stuartholme …

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Mothers’ Day lunch event

The Stuartholme Ladies Committee (SLC) would love you to join us in celebrating our wonderful Stuartholme community. This event is a great way to make new connections, catch up with old friends and to soak up the Cor Unum spirit that is so much a part of Stuartholme. It is …

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2017 Brisbane Archdiocesan P&F Council Annual General Meeting

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