Issue 8 | 26 May 2017

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, This week I advised that following a review of the Leadership Team structure, I have decided to restructure the work and positions within this team. A number of factors influenced my decision including: The overlap of separate roles. A school of under 700 students having …

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Key Dates

Please find below the key dates for  Term 2 2017

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News from the Nest

Dear Parents/Guardians It is hard to believe we have only four weeks left until the end of Term! The girls are well and truly into an intensive assessment period but they are managing well and also enjoying the many other facets of school life. A big congratulations to our rowers …

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Athletics Carnival – compulsory school event

On Wednesday 31 May our Interhouse Athletics Carnival will be held at the University of Queensland. All girls are expected to be in attendance. This is a compulsory school event. If girls are unable to participate they will be required to assist with jobs on the day or cheer on …

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Subject support

Stuartholme offers a number of options to help students who need a little extra support. For most subjects, students should speak with their teacher who can arrange a time during lunch or after school to work with them. For maths and science, we offer set times where students can receive …

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Community Lounge offline next Wednesday

Please be advised the Community Lounge will be offline on Wednesday 31 May for upgrades.

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National Sorry Day

Today we held our very special National Sorry Day Liturgy. On this day, we acknowledge that the journey towards reconciliation forms a significant part of Australia’s story, as do the stories of both trauma and triumph told by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Today also marks the beginning of …

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Madeleine Sophie Day

It was another outstanding Madeleine Sophie Day on Thursday 25 May. After Mass this morning, where we acknowledged our Green and Blue Ribbon recipients, the girls got changed and headed to the oval for the traditional Madeleine Sophie Day celebrations! Click on a photo to start gallery  

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Thousands of dollars raised for Project Compassion

It is with great pleasure we announce Stuartholme raised $3,853.05 for Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion. The theme for this year’s Project Compassion campaign was ‘Love your neighbour’. This year, Project Compassion is demonstrating how love for our neighbours can transform lives. For more than 50 years, Caritas Australia has been privileged …

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Stuartholme welcomes ANZnet Exchange students

This week, Stuartholme girls are hosting 14 Years 8 and 9 exchange visitors from our three ANZnet sister schools, Sacre Coeur Melbourne, Kincoppal Rose-Bay Sydney and Baradene in Auckland. The girls are here to experience school life in another Sacred Heart School and to join us for the Madeleine Sophie …

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Science Snippets

How often do you boil an egg? Well, while you’re eating that egg on toast or in your Caesar salad, have you ever thought about trying to unboil it? That’s right – unboil an egg! Flinders University Professor Colin Raston (pictured above) and his team have and in doing so …

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Power To Go

Last Monday 15 May, nine Year 11 students, accompanied by Ms Daff – Director of Mission, attended the Powerhouse of Leader’s Conference at Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm. Directed by Brisbane Catholic Education, the conference saw more than 400 student leaders from various Catholic Schools around South East Queensland, gather together …

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Year 8 geography students work with Canadian Professor

Two of the Year 8 geography classes were fortunate enough to gain a deeper understanding of new geospatial technologies currently being developed. Under the guidance of Professor Lynn Moorman from Mount Royal University in Canada, students were given a variety of data sets including elevation, precipitation and temperature. They then …

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School Transport Assistance Scheme

The Queensland Government has recently updated the School Transport Assistance Scheme. Information about the Scheme, including a link to the most recent brochure, can be found on the Department of Transport and Main Roads website.  

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Dinner at Lutèce

The girls studying French in Years 9 and 10 went out for dinner at a French restaurant with Marist College students. The French dinner at Lutèce was a great experience. We enjoyed immersing ourselves in the French culture and socialising with Marist. The food was delicious and we would definitely …

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HPE staff sporting new shirts

Our HPE staff are thrilled to be wearing the new Stuartholme School, HPE Department shirts. A big thank you to Ashtabula for designing and creating them – we think they look wonderful!

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Water polo News

In the first few days of the holidays the 16A Water Polo Team competed in the State Championships representing Stuartholme. We got off to a very good start, coming together and playing well as a team. We didn’t come home with the gold medals around our necks nor silver or …

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Tennis News

The season started off slowly, only kicking in at week 3 with one heat out in the first week and then a rain out in the semi finals which unfortunately put some of our teams out of the competition. However it’s fantastic that 7 out of 16 teams made it …

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First prize at the Wynnum Manly Eisteddfod

Congratulations to a very talented Year 7 group who recently won 1st prize at the Wynnum Manly Eisteddfod in the category of ‘Group Improvisation.’ Well done girls! Left to Right: Laura Lukin, Libby Wilkins, Madi Malouf, Caitlin Forbes

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Equestrian News

Hannah Lewindon, Equestrian Captain 2014, will be competing in the very prestigious Oceania Championships later this year. A highly competitive process is required for this team’s selection. Hannah’s commitment to the Eventing discipline – Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping- and her successes over the past three years has seen …

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Queensland Catholic Cup Netball Tournament

Stuartholme School once again entered two netball teams in the Queensland Catholic Cup Netball Tournament, at Metro Netball Association in Coorparoo last week. During the Tournament, Team 5 (Intermediate division) played 7 games and Team 9 (Junior division) played 8 games. All games were played on grass courts which was …

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Indoor Rowing Championships

An unbelievable night for the Stuartholme Rowers at the Indoor Rowing Championships on Tuesday night. The girls won five events, with three 2nd places, one 3rd place and one 5th place. The girls set three new team records in the Year 10, Year 11 and All Age Relay teams. The …

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Outstanding results in music

Congratulations to Caiti Betts, Year 11 (Grade 5) and Charlie Stock, Year 9 (Grade 3) on passing their Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) with Credits, B+ and B respectively. Well done girls!

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Stu-eat-holme

A wonderful evening was had by all at the Year 12 Fundraiser on Saturday 13 May, where all funds raised were donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. This year, over 650 attended the event which raised just on $6000. The contribution from the whole Year 12 group was outstanding …

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Dr Debbie Pushor presentation

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