On Monday, 27th August thirty-two eager Year 6 Students boarded a bus for their annual leadership camp at Camp Laurence, Moogerah Dam. The aim of the camp was to develop leadership skills and team work as well as enjoying challenges for the Students to step out of their comfort zones and overcome their fears.
Year Nine Art Students are currently creating their own artist’s books with a 3D visual narrative such as pop ups, textiles, mixed media and paper sculpture. The challenge of the task is to design a book that tells a story at a glance. The class recently visited Artworks on Davadi Gallery and viewed a variety of artworks from local artists including a collection of hand crafted artist’s books.
Last Friday members of the P & F Committee and Parent volunteers attended the annual Palgrove sale. Each year the P & F organise the morning tea and a BBQ lunch for the sale.
Book Week fever was in full force on the Primary Campus last Wednesday. The much loved traditional parade provided a colourful, imaginative and fun filled morning.
On the 1st August, the Senior Ancient History Students visited the Queensland Museum to view the much anticipated “Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb” exhibition.
This semester the Stage 3 students have been completing a major project integrating S.O.S.E. and English. The students have been set the task of choosing a topic that relates to multicultural Australia.
Each year Students from Years 3-7 are offered the opportunity to participate in the Australian Schools Competitions in the areas of Science, Computer Skills, English and Mathematics.
Last Monday night the Stanthorpe Lions Club invited Leo Club President Bridget Campbell, Leo of the Year Sophie Sims and her family to their meeting.
St Joseph’s School has always tried to support members of the community of Stanthorpe. One ongoing commitment to the community involves students volunteering to assist with Meals on Wheels.
After much discussion with staff, the Athletics Carnival took on a different path this year for the younger students, aged 5 to 8 years. A decision was made for these students to participate in their own carnival specifically designed to meet their physiological and developmental needs.