Issue 5 | 30 March 2017

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, In the last two weeks of Term 1, we undertook a range of surveys about Stuartholme School. I would like to unreservedly thank you for your support in completing the online Parent Survey, or taking part in the National School Improvement Tool (NSIT) Review. Staff from …

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Key Dates

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

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Changes to Senior Assessment and Tertiary Entrance

The Queensland Government is introducing new senior curriculum and assessment for the Queensland Certificate of Education. Work is underway to ensure teachers, students and parents have time to understand the new arrangements. A new tertiary entrance system will move from the current Overall Position (OP) and tertiary rank – based …

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Bus registrations now open for Term 2

School Bus registrations for Term 2 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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Project Compassion fundraising

The students held a range of stalls this week as part of our Project Compassion fundraising. At lunch time, students had the option of purchasing some tasty treats, bath bombs and vouchers or taking part in origami, bead making, pamper stall with braids, face masks, hand massages and face painting. …

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Science Snippets

Did you know that on March 30 in 1791, after a proposal by the Académie des sciences, the French National Assembly finally chose that a metre would be a 1/10 000 000 of the distance between the north pole and the equator, setting in place the metric system which is …

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Girls in Computer Science

The University of Queensland, Digital Careers and the Australian Computer Society invite girls in Years 8-12 to participate in their upcoming event on Thursday 27 April. The event will feature key presentations from alumni speakers, networking with current students studying information technology, and the opportunity to try hands-on activities, including creating your …

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Options Career Information Bulletin

Please click here to view the latest edition of Options Career Information Bulletin. The fortnightly Career Information Bulletin provides current, timely and informative career information to Queensland schools, students and parents. The bulletins cover information including: Alternative pathways Apprenticeships and traineeships Career decision making strategies Course and institution updates Financial …

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Music at Twilight

On Friday 17 March, the musicians of Stuartholme held a St Patrick’s Day concert in the Theatre. The evening featured performances by the Jazz Band, Concert Band, Duchesne and Barat String Orchestras, an Irish Band, Year 7 Choir and Joigny Voices. Interspersed between the ensembles were solo performances by members …

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Equestrian News

Congratulations to the competitors at the recent Wide Bay Open Regional Competition held at the State Equestrian Centre in Caboolture.  All the riders had a very successful weekend competing in Dressage, Show Jumping and Combined Training. Results: Emily Ballard – Champion 110 and 120 Show Jumping on her horse Bramley …

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Equestrian Triequithon

Emily Rink, Year 12, who currently competes in both 1 and 2 Star levels of Eventing, was invited to take part in this years’ Triequithon at Doomben with her thoroughbred Rosthwaite Venice Beach on Saturday 25 March. Described as the 20/20 of Eventing, the Triequithon combines all the excitement and …

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Holy Family Parish Easter Dance Invitation

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Pierre de Coubertin Award 2017

Nominations for this annual award are open to any student in Year 12. The award, named after the founder of the modern Olympics, promotes the importance of participation in sport and physical activity. It recognises students who demonstrate initiative, teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play through participation in a variety of …

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Key Dates for 2018

Please find below some key dates for 2018. 2018 Term 1 10 weeks Leadership Team and  Assistants start Mon 15 Jan Middle Leaders start Tues 16 Jan All staff start Wed 17 Jan Year 7 & 12 Boarders Arrive (by 9am) Mon 22 Jan All Other Boarders Arrive (by 5pm) …

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Blazer fitting appointments

A reminder that the School Shop is open tomorrow, Friday 31 March from 7.30am-2pm for blazer fitting appointments. Please click here for the online booking system. To assist with booking your appointment, please refer to the online appointment booking information guide. If these times are not suitable, please contact me on 3510 6497 …

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Quick reference guide to school contacts

To help parents identify whom to contact when you have questions, we have included a quick reference guide which you can also find in the Parent Handbook on the School Portal.

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