ALUMNI , COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , COMMUNITY

College Alumnus gives a Heartfelt Speech at Year 12 Graduation Ceremony

On Friday 20 November, during the Year 12 Graduation Ceremony, past student, Jack Kidd (2008) gave a heartfelt message to the soon-to-be graduates.  He informed them of the struggles he encountered during his early adulthood, but due to the core values that the College instilled in him over his years...
Fri, December 11, 2020
COMMUNITY , STAFF

Sheldon College Teacher Nominated for a Community Spirit Award

Congratulations to the Australian School of the Arts (ASTA) Performance Manager, Mr Alastair Tomkins for being nominated for a Brisbane ABC Radio Community Spirit Award. A wide selection of individuals and organisations gathered at ABC Studios on Friday 13 November for the inaugural ABC Radio Community Spirit Awards evening, whereby...
Thu, December 10, 2020
COMMUNITY

A Special Afternoon Tea for our VIP's

On Wednesday 18 November, a special Afternoon Tea was held as a way of expressing gratitude to the many wonderful volunteers who assist the College in a variety of different ways throughout the school year.  Volunteers play a hugely important role in our College Community as they give generously of...
Thu, December 3, 2020
COMMUNITY , SENIOR COLLEGE

You Choose Youth Road Safety Presentation

On Friday last week, during Book Week, Year 11 and Year 12 students listened to an emotional presentation outlining the risks associated with reckless driving. Melissa McGuinness, Gold Coast Woman of the Year (People’s Choice) and Founder of ‘You Choose’ Youth Road Safety, relayed to students the unimaginable nightmare that...
Tue, October 13, 2020
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , COMMUNITY , JUNIOR COLLEGE

A COVID Safe Spring Spectacular

This year’s annual Spring Spectacular was held in a slightly different format from  previous years, with the show being pre-recorded and made available for families to view on the first weekend of the school holidays, due to COVID-19 restrictions. Organised by the Director of Community Engagement, Mr Rick Samuels, and...
Wed, September 23, 2020
COMMUNITY , JUNIOR COLLEGE

Sharing Some Scribbly Secrets

On Thursday afternoon, students in Year 3 had the opportunity to meet and learn from the Author and Illustrator of Scribbly Gum Secrets, Dannika Patterson and Megan Forward. These talented ladies co-presented a STEAM styled workshop that enabled students to learn how fact, fiction and art can come together to...
Wed, September 9, 2020
COMMUNITY , JUNIOR COLLEGE , SENIOR COLLEGE

A Trip to Treasure Island

On Thursday 13 August, Sheldon College said farewell to the Year 1 and Year 12 students as they put on their Pirate Hats and sailed off to Treasure Island.  Working in small groups, the Year 12’s assisted the younger students with reading their treasure maps, following the clues, overcoming the...
Tue, August 18, 2020
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS , COMMUNITY

Welcome Back, Students

To welcome the remaining students back to the campus after a lengthy break, the teachers decided to do things a little differently.  They have all worked together during their final remote learning days to piece together a recreation of the widely recognised theme song “Welcome Back”, from the 1975 hit...
Mon, May 25, 2020
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