Middle & Secondary – Term 3 Week 9 (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.
Middle and Secondary Athletics Carnival
The Middle and Secondary Athletics Carnival is on this Friday, 18 September at QSAC. We are excited for the day and looking forward to see everyone participate in the various events. The following are important details to note:
- All students will be transported to the event from the Middle and Secondary Campus, departing at 8:30am.
- Students will need to wear their House shirt and sports uniform shorts.
- Student MUST bring a hat! Please remember to put on sunscreen as well.
- No spectators are allowed to attend the carnival due to COVID-19 restrictions.
- No canteen will be running on the day so students will need to bring lunch and snacks with them.
- Students will need to bring their own water bottle with them. There are bubblers available on site to fill up water bottles during the day.
- We anticipate to return by bus to the Middle and Secondary Campus at 2:45pm.
In the lead up to the Athletics Carnival on Friday field event practice sessions are being held during lunch time. Athletes are strongly urged to take advantage of these sessions.
Tuesday, 15 September – Javelin on the Main Oval
Wednesday, 16 September – Discus on the Back Oval
Please contact Mr Baumgartner, Sports Administrator via email mbaumgartner@
Griffith - Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee
Early offers to university through Griffith University are now available. This would be an ideal way to secure entry into university before the finish of Year 12!
Griffith University has introduced early offers to study based on Semester 1 results or VET qualifications.
These offers are open to current Year 12 students in Queensland and northern New South Wales undertaking the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBD) or the Higher School Certificate (HSC).
Eligible students simply need to apply to QTAC by 31 October to receive an early offer to Griffith by 20 November.
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USQ - Engineering, Construction Management, Surveying and Spatial Science Zoom Sessions
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is inviting students in Years 10, 11 and 12 who are interested in a career in engineering, surveying, planning, construction management and GIS to a Zoom information event. Parents and students are welcome to attend these sessions.
Engineering and Construction Management
Date: Tuesday, 15 September
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
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Surveying and Spatial Science
Date: Thursday, 17 September
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
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These discipline careers entail more than just the application of maths and science – they are about identifying and solving problems that affect us all. Recent USQ graduates and working professionals will share their experiences of studying and working in the industry during these sessions. They’ll be discussing career opportunities and study options.
This event will be available as a recording if you can’t make the session time, however be sure to register to ensure you receive the recording.
Youth Generator Business Holiday Program - Expressions of Interest
If your child is always coming up with different business ideas, has a hobby that they are passionate about, is creative with arts and computers or needs an outlet for their energy, then the Youth Generator Business Holiday Program is for them.
This program is organised and hosted by Brisbane Christian College in partnership with CO.STARTERS.
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Please contact Mr Reeves, Brisbane Christian College Secondary Business teacher via email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Tennis Clinic is open this September holidays for students from Prep-Year 8. This is a great opportunity to further develop your child’s tennis skills in an intensive day camp focusing on stroke techniques and match play to enable the kids to make use of what they are learning each week.
Date: Monday, 21 September
Location: Fairlie Terrace Courts (Middle and Secondary Campus)
Cost: $70 per student/ $65 per student (for family of 2 or more students). Includes lunch.
CLICK here to access more details of the program.
If you have any question please contact John Zelinski via email email@example.com or text 0407 967 187 to confirm a spot for your child.
ACU University Experience
ACU is having a University Experience event on Tuesday, 29 September at their ACU Brisbane Campus. This event is to get a taste of uni life and try out the degrees you’re interested in studying.
On the day you’ll get to:
– Participate in two hands-on workshops to sample degrees of your choice
– meet ACU staff and current students
– get a feel for your local ACU campus
– learn about industries and careers
– hear helpful tips on preparing for university
– enjoy the entertainment and fun campus atmosphere.
The ACU team look forward to welcoming you to campus.
Salisbury Rotary Club Coffee Gift Voucher Project
The Rotary Club of Salisbury came by to say “thanks” to our staff for all the amazing work we do as local front-line workers. They were so generous to give out free coffee vouchers to our staff as a show of support and thanks. We would like to thank The Rotary Club of Salisbury and the local businesses that were a part of this project for their generosity. We certainly will enjoy a free cup of coffee. Below is more about the project:
The purpose of this project is to say thank you to our local COVID-19 front-line workers, commencing with local education staff in September. It is safe to assume that the education sector is the largest employer in our local area – an assumption which is borne out by the fact that the six Primary Schools and one Secondary School employ over 400 staff.
So how do we say “thanks” to over 400 COVID-19 front-line workers for the wonderful and inspiring work that they are doing on our behalf?
– We approach coffee shops in the area to provide coffee at a discounted price. The first three we approached, namely Hedge Expresso, Reload Expresso Bar and Dakana Coffee Café did not hesitate to say “yes”.
– We approach local businesses to sponsor the cost of the coffees. And again, the first three that we approached, namely Ballistic Beer, Cooper Reeves Chartered Accountants and Books & Boxes said, “Yes, we want to come on board.”
– We approach a printer, Peter Dunn, an Honorary Member of our Rotary Club, whose printing business 3D Printing prints 500 coffee gift vouchers gratis.
– We distribute the coffee gift vouchers via the School Principals who all very graciously accepted the vouchers on behalf of all of the workers in their schools: teachers, administration staff and cleaning/gardening staff.
The Rotary Club of Salisbury says “thanks” on behalf of the Salisbury and surrounding communities to our local education heroes with the small gift of a coffee voucher, and hope that you are able to sit down, relax for a few minutes and enjoy a nice cup of coffee on us.
Brisbane Christian College will continue with daily temperature checks at health stations and on school buses each morning. 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.