Sep
17

Redlands College Students raise over $12 000

22 Year 6 students, 25 Year 7 students, 20 Year 8 students, 22 Year 9 students and 3 Year 10 students participated in this year’s 40 Hour Famine to raise the incredible amount of $12 823.61

17 Year 9 students assisted Mrs. Hegarty to lead the 40 Hour Famine this year and did an outstanding job motivating and inspiring the students to become involved and raise money for the people of Rwanda.

Students gave up food, technology, furniture, utensils, beds and the like and selflessly gave up their time because they care and wanted to make a difference.

The fact that the students of Redlands College raised $12 823.61 is testimony to just how much they care and how much they want to make a difference. The people of Rwanda will be much better off thanks to their efforts and we are so very proud of each and every one of them.

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Sep
16

Community Notice: 3 Day Soccer Camp at Redlands College

Complete Sports Conditioning has partnered with Sports Camps Australia to provide a 3-day soccer camp for athletes of all ability levels between the ages of 6 – 16 years in the Redlands.

Coaches include:

David Vella, a Youth Conditioning Specialist and Founder of the Complete Sports Conditioning. David’s programs have been used by a number of teams and individuals across a range of sports including Soccer, Rugby League, Tennis, Swimming, Athletics and more.

Nick Dibbs, currently one of the senior coaches at Redlands Utd FC and Skills Acquisition Program Coach who specializes in working with the younger age players.

Terry Parle, currently the Senior Assistant Coach (1st Team) and U20′s, U18′s and U13′s Head Coach at Redlands Utd FC. Terry has over 30 years experience in football and has coached juniors players right through to the highest levels in the UK.

Held at Redlands College (Wellington Point) in the school holidays from 22nd-24th Sept, players will be grouped according to age and ability.

Details for the camp can be found on our website http://www.sportscampsaustralia.com.au/soccer/camps/sca-youth-soccer-camp-brisbane/, where campers are also able to register.

 

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Sep
16

High Schools In Focus @ Capalaba Art Gallery

High Schools In Focus celebrates the artistic talent from local secondary school students including students from Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 9.32.08 amRedlands College.  Official opening on Saturday 20 September 2014 at 10:30 am.  The exhibition continues until Saturday 15 November 2014.

Opening this Saturday, this is the inaugural ‘Schools in focus’ art exhibition at the Redlands Capalaba Art Gallery. The theme is Voice.
We have 28 student works from Years 10 – 12. These works are for sale. Also works by students from Wellington Point SHS, Alexandra Hills SHS and Capalaba State College will be on show.
The image on the invitation is by one of ours – Ingrid Menla year 11.
If you can make it along some time in the holidays would be great.

Sep
15

School Sores – Junior School

A child in the Junior School has been diagnosed with Impetigo (school sores).

The following information is available on the Queensland Health website.

Impetigo (school sores) is a highly contagious skin infection caused by two different bacteria, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus. It is generally harmless, but can be serious for young babies. The infection is characterised by inflamed blisters that pop, weep and form crusts. Treatment options include antibiotic creams and tablets.

Children are not to attend school until appropriate antibiotic treatment has commenced (sores on exposed areas must be covered with a watertight dressing).

Parents are advised to contact their doctor with regards to when their child may return to school.

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Sep
15

Head Lice Alert – Junior School

We have had reports of head lice in Year 3.

Head lice are difficult to eradicate and will infest a person regardless of cleanliness.   The only way to eradicate them is by using a treatment supplied by a chemist.  Washing will not remove head lice or eliminate them.

Please check your child’s hair tonight and treat the hair if necessary.   If your child is found to have lice you will be contacted to come and collect your child.

Advice on the treatment of head lice may be accessed at:

http://www.health.qld.gov.au/headlice/documents/13480.pdf

The school has purchased a video called “Breaking the Head Lice Cycle”.  Parents may borrow this video through the school library.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Sep
15

Uniform Shop Update

Trading. The uniform shop closes 3.30pm this Friday for term break. The shop will open again on the student-free day, on Tuesday 7th October,  from 12.30 – 3.30 pm.

Hat Repairs. For families that submitted hats for cleaning/repair, they will be available to collect from the shop on the first day of Term 4 – Wednesday 8th October 2014. Middle and Senior students with hats in for repair must carry their exemption slip to wear their sport hat for the remainder of this week.

Second Hand Uniforms. Families, please consider if you have good quality uniform to personally sell, or donate to the uniform shop for sale. Term 4 is a high demand time for existing and new families searching for used uniforms for the following year. There are buyers waiting for Redlands College listings on our preferred provider website, School Seconds (www.schoolseconds.com.au). If you prefer to simply see your usable uniforms go to a good cause, you may donate to them to the uniform shop, where they are available in-store and listed on School Seconds (under the seller name “Bursary”). All proceeds from donated uniforms are directed to the College Bursary to assist families.

Sep
15

Lost property

A number of students have reported losing their named dress jumpers, and Shantel Chabikwa has also lost her named formal dress hat. Could families please check that they have their own correctly named uniform?

There are also many unnamed school uniform items currently in lost property at the uniform shop. If you are missing uniform or other property, please check the uniform shop as soon as possible. Please also check now that you have all of your winter items, as many families do not realise they are missing until next winter, however unclaimed items are cleared during each term break. Please send any lost property enquiries to:   uniformshop@redlands.qld.edu.au

Sep
12

Junior School Assembly

Junior School parents are informed that there will be no assembly or parent chat on Monday 15 September due to Senior students using M block for exams.

Sep
11

The Book Fair Is Coming!

Date Claimer: Book Fair Garden – Catch the Reading Bug.  

Week 3, Term 4: Tuesday 21st – Tuesday, 28th October.

Family Event: Twilight Book Garden, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursday, 23rd October.

 

There will be a wide range of fabulous books for sale for Prep through to Middle School. The Book Fair will be open before and after school and through break times. (First day will start in the afternoon; last day will finish at 9:00 am.)

 

Put the Family Event on your calendar now. Parents can sneak in some secret Christmas shopping while the children participate in craft activities or a treasure hunt.

 

None of this happens without our brilliant volunteers. Look out for the volunteer form, which will be emailed to your family email next week.

 

Many more details to come soon.

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Sep
11

Speech and Drama Vacancies

Speech and Drama Opportunities.
There is a vacancy for a grade 1 and grade 2 student to partake in speech and drama lessons.
These are for half an hour per week and are held during school hours.
Emphasis is placed on clear speaking and gaining confidence to stand in front of the class and speak
in an interesting way.
For more information you can contact Anne McBurnie annemcbur@bigpond.com
or 0422 916 526

Sep
10

Hat repair collection closes 3.00 pm tomorrow (11 September)

Dear families,
The uniform shop is accepting hats for cleaning and repairs from Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th September 2014. This service is only available once per term. Hats should be submitted to the uniform shop with pre-payment (cash, cheque, or credit card details), and a completed Hat Repair payment form, no later than 3.00 pm on Thursday 11 September. Our external supplier will not accept your hat for repair without pre-payment to the shop. A general price guide is:
Junior hat clean – $12.00
Akubra or white hat basic clean (includes reblocking and stiffening) – $20.00
Akubra or white hat clean and small repair (less than 3 small holes), or extremely soiled (includes reblocking and stiffening) – $25.00
Akubra or white hat clean and large repair (includes reblocking and stiffening)- $28.00
PLEASE ENSURE YOUR HAT IS CLEARLY NAMED BEFORE PLACING IN FOR REPAIR.
If you are uncertain of the repair category and price, please check with the uniform shop. Hats will be returned to students at the beginning of Term 4, and students will be issued with a hat exemption card that requires them to wear their sport hat during the repair period. A hat repair payment form is attached. For further information, please contact the uniform shop on 3286 0223 or uniformshop@redlands.qld.edu.au
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Sep
10

Withdrawal of Students for 2015

If you are planning on withdrawing your child from the College for 2015 please notify the Enrolments Office (enrolments@redlands.qld.edu.au or 3286 0222) as soon as possible, as late notice may result in payment of another term’s fees.

Sep
09

P&F Movie Night Volunteers

At the P&F Family Movie Night on Saturday 13 September, volunteers are needed to help sell pizza, popcorn and snow cones. If you are coming along to movie night and can spare half an hour to help out, please contact Emma Lombard elombard@bigpond.net.au or 0400162161.

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Sep
09

P & F Movie Night This Saturday

The free P&F Family Movie Night will be held on on Saturday 13 September.   Open Season start-time is 6:45 pm.   Bring your picnic rug or chairs.  There will be pizza, sno cones and popcorn for sale on the night. Come join us for a fun evening!

 

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Sep
08

Road Safety Reminder

Dear Parents,

It has recently been reported that some parents are turning into Sovereign Waters and then doing a U turn to access Anson Road.  We have also had complaints of abusive behaviour by a Redlands College parent while doing this, towards residents.  The vehicle registration of the particular car involved, has been reported by a resident of Allan Day Drive.

For better road safety and neighbourliness, we ask that this practice not continue, and thank you for your assistance in this matter.

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