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The latest good news, events and helpful information for our Brisbane Christian College families.

Middle & Secondary – Term 1 Week 4 (2020)

Dates and Events

TERM 1

Week 4:

  • Free Dress Day (PP-Yr 12). Tuesday, 18 February.
  • Yr 8 Seals Bridge Builders® Mediation. 19-20 February.
  • Leo Club & Student Council Ambassadors Assembly. Thursday, 20 February.
  • Bridge Builders® Middle & Secondary Parent Workshop Evening. Thursday, 20 February. 6:30pm. Location: Senior Secondary Precinct.
  • Middle & Secondary Swimming Carnival. Friday, 21 February.

Week 5:

  • Met West Swimming Trials. Wednesday, 26 February.

Life Church Job Opportunities

Life Church is currently advertising for a Life School Aged Care Director. This is a 6 month position with potential to extend, flexible hours per week with a minimum of 3 days.

The Life School Age Care Director will lead and support our team of quality educators in providing excellent programs to children and families. This role will have a lasting impact on young people, families and the entire School Age Care Team. This is an exciting opportunity in empowering people to live their best life.
For more information, or to apply, visit https://lifechurch.com.au/more/job-opportunities.

Free Dress Day (PP-Yr 12)

On Tuesday, 18 February, Brisbane Christian College is hosting a free dress day on all three of our campuses, to raise money to provide relief to individuals and families who have been affected by bushfires. The theme is red and yellow to show support for the many brave firefighters who continue to risk their lives to selflessly help others.

All funds raised will be given to the Australian Christian Churches International (ACCI) Bushfire Relief Appeal who provide much-needed relief during the initial emergency. This includes:

  • food distribution to emergency services and affected families
  • providing clothing and other emergency supplies
  • giving practical support to farmers, including livestock feed and
  • supporting chaplains.

The funds will also be used to support communities to recover and rebuild in the months following this disaster. We are continuing to work closely with our Australian Christian Churches (ACC) Churches and Chaplains, so communities affected receive the help they need.

We usually ask for a gold coin donation to participate in College free dress days however we ask that you prayerfully consider how your family can contribute to this cause.

You are not expected to go out and purchase outfits for this free dress day, however, as you prepare, we encourage you to have a discussion as a family about the opportunity we have to be a blessing to others and pray for those who are experiencing this crisis.

Middle & Secondary College Swimming Carnival

The Middle and Secondary College Swimming Carnival has been rescheduled for Friday, 21 February for all Years 6 to 12 students. This day is considered a normal College day, therefore attendance is compulsory. Please note the change in venue.

Event: M&S College Swimming Carnival
Venue: Valley Pool, 432 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006.
Time: 8.30am to 3.10pm.
Students: Students from Years 6 to 12 will be participating.

CLICK here for further details regarding the Swimming Carnival.

Big Night Out

Life Church would love to invite all Year 6-12 students to the
Big Night Out – Summer Festival” at Life Massive!

Bring your friends and enjoy Inflatable rides, festival games, a graffiti wall, giveaways & a lot of fairy floss! Join us for our Summer Festival on Friday, 28 February at 6.30pm with a $5 door charge.

  • This is a fully supervised drug and alcohol free event.
  • Hosted at Life HQ, 109 Golda Ave, Salisbury
  • $5 Entry

For more information contact Pastor Joel Rutherford on 0450 022 448 or email joel@lifechurch.com.au.

Yr 11 Men's Retreat

Coming up in March we will be taking our Year 11 boys on our annual Men’s Retreat.

This retreat will provide an opportunity for your child to learn core leadership and life skills that will set him up for his final years at our College. We have a heart to see all of our Senior Students finish strong and united, and we believe that this retreat provides a great environment to realise this goal.
Over the course of the three days, the boys will be involved in leadership sessions presented by a very special guest speaker, Ps Sunjay Stevensen. Each session is crafted to challenge, inspire and equip your son on his journey. There will also be plenty of down-time between sessions for students to use the facilities of the resort.

This school event is not compulsory but ALL boys in Year 11 are considered as ATTENDING unless they opt out. If we do not receive notification that your son WILL NOT be attending, we will consider that they are and the cost will be attributed to their fees in 2020, which will cover all transportation, meals, accommodation and activities.

CLICK here to access Invitation and Details Letter.

Yr 11 Ladies Colour Conference

Coming up in March we will be taking our Year 11 girls to Colour Your World: Conference in Sydney

Colour Your World is a life changing conference: it places value upon womanhood and inspires each woman to be all that she can be. It’s an opportunity for our students to learn from successful Christian women in and around the world, as they share their story of how they overcame and grew stronger in their faith, in life and as a lady. Our Year 11 Colour trip will also inspire your daughter to learn core leadership and life skills that will set her up for her final years at our College. We have a heart to see all of our Senior Students finish strong and united, and we believe that this conference provides a great environment that enables us to achieve this goal.

This school event is not compulsory but ALL girls in Year 11 are considered as ATTENDING unless they opt out. If we do not receive notification that your daughter WILL NOT be attending, we will consider that they are and the cost will be attributed to their fees in 2020.

CLICK here to access Invitation and Details Letter.

Brisbane Christian College Sports App

Students and parents can now download the TeamApp mobile app and join the Middle and Secondary Team Groups to stay up to date on each of our Middle and Secondary team sport news and updates.

Follow these steps:
1. Download Team App from the Apple or Google Play app store.
2. Sign up to Team App. You will be sent an email to confirm your registration.
3. Log into the App and search for “Brisbane Christian College”.
4. Choose the teams you would like to subscribe to.
5. Click on “Request to join this team’s app”.

If you don’t have a smartphone, go to www.teamapp.com to sign up and click on the following links to join the team group:

Volleyball: https://www.teamapp.com/clubs/514568
Basketball: https://www.teamapp.com/clubs/512688
Touch: https://www.teamapp.com/clubs/512696

Facebook Groups

If you haven’t already connected yourself into community and joined your classes Facebook group CLICK here to access a list of your class groups.

Pre-Prep and Primary Campus Information

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- February 17, 2020

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