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Community | Friday, 24 Sep 2021

Holiday Screen Time

The impacts of screen time have been discussed for years, but, in the wake of recent COVID-19 Lockdowns (and a subsequent move to online learning), we wanted to know whether opinions have changed at all. In this blog post, we look at the findings from a recent University of Queensland-led study. The verdict? Perhaps it’s time to encourage your children to ditch the holiday screen time and head outside!

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Community | Tuesday, 21 Sep 2021

St Peters Community Hub

The St Peters Community Hub meets in the P&F Centre every Thursday during Term time. Run by a group of tireless volunteers, it’s a place of outreach, support and connection. If you’ve ever wanted to join our 'Hubsters', or you’d just like to find out what it is that they do, this is the article for you!

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Community | Friday, 10 Sep 2021

Year 6 SolarBuddy

Across the world, 789 million people live in extreme energy poverty. When the sun sets each night, these people are either plunged into darkness or forced to rely on unsafe energy sources. To combat this, our Year 6 students took part in a SolarBuddy workshop and built solar lights for children in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Community | Friday, 11 Jun 2021

Old Scholar’s Olympic Dreams Realised...

Eve Thomas (2018) was the first of Dean Boxall’s St Peters Western (SPW) swimmers to qualify for an Olympic team. Just three years out of high school, she qualified for the New Zealand team in Women’s 1500m Freestyle! As her fellow Old Scholars and current St Peters students finish trialing for the Australian Olympic swim team this week, we caught up with Eve to find out more about her huge achievement.

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Community | Thursday, 06 May 2021

5 Tips for Managing the...

It’s nearing that time of year, when the days shorten, the weather gets cooler and enthusiasm starts to dwindle. With student motivation in mind, St Peters School Counsellor, Jess Young, has devised these top 5 tips for managing the midyear blues. Read on to find out how you can help your children this winter.

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Community | Friday, 05 Mar 2021

A Vision for St Peters

St Peters Indooroopilly’s 2021 College Captains recently participated in a Courier Mail feature on Queensland’s school leaders. The Captains were asked about their vision for the year—what they planned to do with their leadership over the course of 2021. Read on to find out what they said!

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Community | Monday, 22 Feb 2021

Students Find Their Futures

It’s no secret that the onset of COVID-19 disrupted what everyone once knew as ‘normal’, especially in the school setting. 2020 saw an absence of College events and, for a time, students on campus, but, surprisingly, it wasn’t all bad. Creative thinking thrived and, of that, many new programs and initiatives were born. One such program was the St Peters ‘Find Your Future’ program.

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Community | Thursday, 11 Feb 2021

3 Reasons to Love St...

Boarding school is more than just a place of education—it is a home-away-from-home and a place where students come to thrive. Making decisions about boarding schools can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be…just ask proud St Peters Lutheran College boarder, Ben Roberton.

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Community | Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021

Leading By Example

St Peters Indooroopilly's 2021 Prefects got busy getting muddy at Ironbark recently, completely immersing themselves in their Leadership Camp experience. Since returning to Brisbane, they’ve hit the ground running, leading by example and proving that the College’s future is in good hands.

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