Monthly Archives: November 2015

It began with breakfast. Following the unveiling of the Legacy Garden gift, the formal ceremonies began. Hats off for the last day of school – ever! The most colourful and exciting guard of honour any Year 12 could wish for. Hugs from family and friends – this is when the tissues really come out.

Remembrance Day Service Sadly, the Remembrance Day Service at the Beerwah RSL Cenotaph was cancelled this year. As the RSL has gone into receivership there was a public liability insurance problem which meant the community could not access the property to hold this solemn event. However, this doesn’t mean we didn’t commemorate the day and
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As the year comes to a close, our teachers are completing all the important Term 4 tasks including assessment and reporting, class lists for 2016 and end of year awards and concert items. This takes an incredible amount of work but we are nearly there and like you, are looking forward to the holidays in
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This week we recognised students who received ICAS competition results, the Debating team students, Term Academic and Diligence certificates from Term 3 and our Dance Troupe who came Highly commended in a large competition several weeks ago. These students have worked hard and consistently over many weeks and months to achieve the results they have
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Unity This is the last newsletter article I write while our Year 12 students are still at school. At the end of this week they will be dismissed for the final time and approximately 1,000 students, staff and parents will clap them out of the school as they take their place in society. We trust
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  Having a passion for strategy games is a signal you could have an underlying aptitude for programming, says Frank Wales. Photograph: Frank Martin In this newsletter I am going to focus on the increasing emphasis in the world of work on coding. Coding is a term that is increasingly becoming part of our society’s
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End Of Year Returns (Prep – Year 12) Special thanks to the many Year 12 students that returned items promptly this week. Families will be notified by mail of any outstanding items. Please note the following dates below for all other Mac/charger and text returns. During Week 8 and 9 the Library will be closed
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I might lose any respect I had left in this school, but it is time I made a confession. I drive a Hybrid. Yes, a girly, wussy Toyota Camry that drives with the assistance of electricity. I have copped a hard time about this from all my mates, even though they know my good reasons
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Week 8 Exams Several of the subjects are undertaking exams with the whole cohort at the same time. These will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning. The rest of the week is the regular timetable. Week 9 Alternative Academic Program and Wrap up. Students will need to sign up for the Tuesday and
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