Issue 7 | 12 May 2017

2017 Good Careers Guide is now available

Please find attached the most recent Options Career Information Bulletin. The links down the bottom are a great starting point for navigating the document. In this edition you will find links to the 2017 Good Careers Guide, on page 8, which is a wonderful resource for students starting their career …

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Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, During Term 1, we have collected an enormous amount of data from a range of sources. One of the most significant being our Community Surveys. I thank the 236 parents, the 592 students and 80 staff members who contributed to our online survey. From your …

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Key Dates

Please find below the key dates for  Term 2 2017

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School funding update

This week, the Federal Government released information via the Quality Schools website which purports to show what federal funding flows to our school. We would like to make you aware of some issues with the figure listed for Stuartholme School. The model used to generate the figures does not accurately …

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Options Career Information Bulletin

Please find attached the most recent Options Career Information Bulletin. The links down the bottom are a great starting point for navigating the document. Should you have any questions, or if I can assist you in any other way, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Stacey Wallace Careers Counsellor   …

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Retreats

Our first goal of Sacred Heart Education is ‘A Personal and Active Faith in God’. This goal calls us to contemplate and grow in our relationship with God, and asks us to actively work to make God’s love known in this world. To do this, we must have moments that …

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Saint Madeleine Sophie Day

May 25 is the Feast Day of St Madeleine Sophie Barat, founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart. Our Feast Day celebrations will embrace moments of prayer, sacrament and reflection, joyfulness, playfulness and the sharing of a meal, the recognition of good qualities and works, and collegiality. This year, …

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Uniform Shop

A reminder that the Uniform Shop is open this Friday, 12 May from 7.30am- 11.30am. The normal opening hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7.30am-2pm Term time. A BIG thank you to the lovely volunteers (Candi, Victoria, Sandra, Pauline, Fiona, Clare, Julie, Kaylene, Helen and Michelle) who have volunteered in …

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Entertainment Books

We are once again selling the 2017/2018 Entertainment Books. These are packed with discount offers. A copy was sent home with all Year 7 day students, if you do not wish to purchase it, can you please return asap. Alternatively, if you do want to buy the book, please follow …

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Who to contact when you have a general question

Knowing who to contact at Stuartholme when you have a question or query can be confusing. If you have a general house-keeping type question, an issue you would like to raise (not student related) or general feedback, you are welcome to email me any time at kgilmore@stuartholme.com or call me …

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Science Snippets

Were you aware that on 12 March 1755 a steam engine was first reported to be used in America? Exactly 168 years later in 1923 sound was first added to film in the motion picture, The Phonofilm? Now in 2017, a recent discovery shows that a prehistoric dinosaur sported modern …

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Year 12 Geographers assess biodiversity in Noosa Heads

On Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 May, the Year 12 Geography class made their way to Noosa Heads to assess how biodiversity is being impacted by tourists and residents. The trip included two excellent guest speakers, Kylie Moses from Noosa Community Biosphere and Rob Cameron from Queensland Parks and Wildlife. Together, these …

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Year 9 Drama

According to headspace.org.au anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem experienced by young Australians. Anxiety disorders are estimated to affect 1 in 5 females aged 16-24 years.  As educators we believe the importance of providing opportunities to build on students’ innate positive psychology, promoting feelings of connectedness to …

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Debating News

Year 7 students who missed the debating sign-up last week, but still wish to participate please email Ms Cashin by Monday 15 May so you can be placed in a team. Sign-up and payment is available via the Portal until Monday 22 May.  Dates for the debates and further information can be found on …

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Cross Country Winners 2017

Congratulations to all the students who took part in the Cross Country. It was wonderful to see so many participants, especially in the fun run, where we had almost 100% of students involved. Congratulations to the following students on their achievements and to Parker House on their win: Year 7 …

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Netball news

Congratulations to Georgia Manthey, Year 7 on making the Queensland Catholic Netball Association’s 13 years Team 2, to compete in the State Age Netball Junior Rep Carnival in July. All the best for your preparations Georgia, well done!

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Stuartholme girls make Queensland Water polo squads

This year there is a new initiative, the Sydney Youth Water Polo Festival. This is a festival were state teams are chosen from all over Australia to compete in a week long tournament in July. Congratulations to the following Stuartholme girls on making the squads: Qld 14 and under squad: …

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Equestrian News

Twenty riders competed at the annual South East Queensland Regional event over the three days of competition in May. The Beaudesert showgrounds benefited from the flooding after Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie passed and was in good condition. The team were a credit to themselves, their parents and the School as they rode …

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National Bronze Medal for 14 and under Water Polo Team

During the Easter holidays, our 14 and under Water Polo Team headed to the Gold Coast for a week to participate in the Water Polo Australia 14 and under National Championships. There were 30 teams from all states and territories across Australia with the exception of the NT.  To begin …

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Interhouse Music Festival – Solo Music Awards

 Changes to the Vocal Section After due consideration, it has been decided that all singers will be permitted to enter the Vocal Section, even if they are not taking private voice lessons. These students must contact either Andrew Mear, Leader of the Arts – Co curricula, or Danika Saal, Classroom …

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Year 10 event – don’t forget to book your ticket!

Dear Year 10 Parents and Caregivers, We are hoping to see as many of our Year 10 community at our event on 21 May as possible. Have you purchased your ticket yet? If not, we would be grateful if you could do so as soon as you can – just …

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Year 9 – Social dance classes at Brisbane Boys’ College

The first dance class for Year 9 students at BBC will start on Tuesday 16 May. Classes are run by the Huelsmann Family, details about the classes are outlined in the Parent letter. If you are interested please click here for the enrolment form.      

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