On Sunday 27th August two teams from St Joseph’s competed in the annual Optiminds competition at the University of Queensland, Gatton Campus. The two teams had to compete in a Spontaneous Task at the beginning of the day, emphasizing team work and their long term task after lunch.
After a solid campaign in the lead up to Confraternity it was a confident St Joseph’s / Assumption Rugby Team that travelled to Padua College, Brisbane, hosts of Confraternity 2017, on Sunday 25th June.
On Thursday 22nd June, Year 10 and 12 Students travelled to Willowbank Raceway to participate in the Drive Safe Program and Expo.
The nine player QISSN team is in final preparation for the 2017 titles, being held at the Boondall Sports Centre, Brisbane over the first week of the upcoming June/July school holidays.
On Thursday May 26th, St Joseph’s School students from Year 10, 11 and 12 were invited to consider a career in the Australian Defence Force. Squadron Leader Tarene Doherty (RAAF), Chief Petty Officer Dane Field (RAN), and Corporal Cory Holland (Army) gave students an insight into life in the Australian Defence Force.
On 17 May, Year 11 and Year 12 students of Study of Religion, visited Toowoomba to attend a seminar with renowned lecturer Dr Peter Vardy. They were accompanied by their SOR teachers, Mr Joseph Shorter (Year 12) and Miss Patricia McManus (Year 11).
On Tuesday the 2nd of May a small group of students attended an “Aspire to Health” day for high school students interested in a career path in health.
On Wednesday 3rd of May St Joseph’s competed against Stanthorpe SHS, Warwick SHS and Assumption in a round robin Bill Turner Cup/Trophy Competition.
Elbow deep in soil and vegetable scraps, the Year 5 & 6 students are all smiles at St Joseph’s as they begin the development of a large scale practical environmental project.
The surf was certainly up this week when twenty-six Year 11 and 12 Geography students visited the Gold Coast. Students are currently studying a unit on the coastal environment and the best practice methods that are being used to manage these important areas of our world.