Year Seven Update

News for the week of Sunday, 16 September 2012

Personal Development

Students will take part in personal development lessons. On Monday, the changes of puberty will be taught. Mr Weier & Mrs Deighton will teach the boys and Mrs Cochrane & Mrs Deighton will teach the girls. On Tuesday, students will learn about conception through to birth.

A note was sent home to students on Friday that provides further detail about concepts that will be taught. The notes can be found here on the Year Seven Portal.

Parent / Teacher Conferences

Parent / Teacher conferences will be held on Tuesday afternoon or Friday morning. Notes were handed out last week to inform parents of their allocated time slots. Any changes need to go through administration.

Year Seven Camp - Googa

The Year Seven students will be heading off to Googa for four nights in the first week of next term (Tuesday 9th - Friday 12th October). An information booklet, Permission and Medical Form and Spasmodic Medical Authority Form will be going home on Monday.

The adults attending this camp include Mrs Deighton, Mr O'Leary and Miss Millar (pre-service teacher from Australian Catholic University. We are seeking any dads that are interesting in attending the camp to assist with supervision of students. If you are interested in attending, please fill out a Camp Volunteer Expression of Interest Form which is available on the Year Seven Portal.

All notes pertaining to our camp can also be found on the portal.


Sunday, Oct. 21st 2012 at 12-6:30pm

38 Maine Rd

Clontarf, QLD

Our school fete is quickly approaching!

Grace Lutheran College has their information session for new Year 7 and 8 parents on this date as well. The information session will run from 2 to 2.30pm. This time is an opportunity to introduce families to the principal, deputy principal and year level coordinators. Co-curricular opportunities for the coming year and orientation week expectations will be discussed.

The Year Seven students' performance for our school fete has been scheduled for 3:50pm to allow for families to attend both events.

Year Seven students will also be running the Glowies Stall (selling of handheld lighting devices for during the fireworks). Students can roster on for a 30 minutes time slot to help sell glowies. The selling of these devices will be between 4 and 6pm.

Students are expected to participate in either the performance or the selling of glowies. Students will be encourage to participate in both of these opportunities if possible. Going home on Monday will be a paper note where parents need to provide information on their child's availability for this exciting day.

Year Seven Presentation Night

Monday, Dec. 3rd 2012 at 6pm

Maine Road, Clontarf, QLD

Service - 6:00 - 7:00pm (Church)

Dinner - 7:45pm (@ a local restaurant)

Students will be required to wear their formal school uniform for the service. Students can change into smart casual attire for the dinner.

Extended family and friends are welcome to the service; however, only two guests per student are invited to the dinner. Invitations will be sent out early next term.

Some things we've been up to:

Contact Details

Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns that you may have.