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

Middle & Secondary – Term 3 Week 6 (2020)

The College Management Team is continuing to check all the latest information regarding the COVID-19 health responses. CLICK here to access up-to-date Queensland Health information.

Instrumental Music Concert: Thursday, 27 August

Families of children who have previously been invited to perform in this week’s Instrumental Music Concerts will receive a further email this afternoon with a link to purchase tickets for the concert/s their children are performing in. Please only purchase the amount of tickets you have previously stated you need as seating is limited for each concert session.

Ticketing will close tomorrow Tuesday, 25 August at 11.59pm so please be prompt in purchasing your tickets.  We will assign your seats after ticket sales have closed and you will receive your assigned seats before the concert or at the ticket booth when you arrive. We look forward to see you this Thursday, 27 August.

ICAS

This year’s ICAS tests will be taking place across three weeks in August, which commenced last week.

The Primary Campus will be holding their tests on the Tuesday and Thursday and the Middle and Secondary Campus on the Monday and Wednesday of Weeks 5, 6 and 7. Well done to the students who participated in the Science ICAS test last week.

The time table is as follows:
Week 6 – Digital Technologies (Tuesday 25/08 Primary, Monday 24/08 M & S)
English (Thursday 27/08 Primary, Wednesday 26/08 M & S)
Week 7 – Maths (Tuesday 01/09 Primary, Monday 31/08 M & S)
Spelling (Thursday 03/09 Primary, Wednesday 02/09 M & S)

Please ensure participating children arrive at school on time on those days. Middle and Secondary students will need their iPads to be fully charged.

Looking forward to seeing great results from all our participating College students.

Trish Summers and Corrine Sganzerla, College ICAS Coordinators

Fringe Week & Middle and Secondary Free Dress Day

This week (Monday, 24 August -Friday, 28 August) is Fringe Week for our Middle & Secondary School with a Free Dress Day on tomorrow Tuesday, 25 August.

Check out below all the activities and food being sold at Fringe Week.

Monday | Africa

Tuesday | America & Europe

Wednesday | Oceania & Pacific Island

Thursday | Asia

Friday | Talent Show

For Free Dress Day, to fit with the multicultural flavour of Fringe Week (and COVID making destinations impossible to reach), the theme will be:

“Country of Origin” or “Place you’d like to be”.

Gold coin donations will be collected during Family Group, with funds going towards initiatives around the College, including equipping College artists to create art in public spaces around the Campus.

The usual rules surrounding Free Dress Days applies, namely clothing must be:
–  Modest with appropriate messages and designs.
–  Singlets, spaghetti straps, low cut or midriff tops are not permitted.
–  Shorts and skirts should be no shorter than where your fingertips reach with your hand straight down your leg.
– Shoes need to be suitable for the day’s classes, e.g. joggers (sport) or closed shoes (workshop). Thongs are not to be worn.
– A sun safe hat is still essential.
– No skate or roller shoes.

If you have any questions, please contact Mr Rowan Evans by emailing revans@brisbanechristiancollege.com.au.

TAFE Queensland Virtual Open Day

TAFE Queensland is having a virtual Open Day on today, Monday, 24 August and tomorrow, Tuesday, 25 August. Anyone who registers will be kept up to date with webinar schedules and other abilities to talk to our expert educators.

CLICK here for further details.

Year 1 Student's Artwork Recognised

Year 1 student, Serena Kim, recently had her work recognised by QPAC during Seniors Week. CLICK here to read the article and for photos.

Health Stations

Brisbane Christian College will continue with daily temperature checks at health stations and on school buses each morning, particularly through this winter season. All children or staff with cold or flu symptoms or a temperature over 37.5 degrees will be immediately sent home. If your child is unwell or has a high temperature, please keep them home.

Pre-Prep and Primary Campus Information

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- August 17, 2020

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