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“Educating students in Christian leadership for tomorrow’s generation” Thursday, March 31, 2011

Easter Arts Festival

‘Balance’

Tuesday April 5 & Wednesday April 6

Featuring the works of Robert Lovett * Showcasing more than 50 local and interstate artists * Artwork exhibited in the King’s auditorium * Entertainment in the new performing arts amphitheatre * Food and activities for the kids

Free admission

KING’S CHRISTIAN COLLEGE


Early Learning Programs Resourceful Preps Hard at Work This week PL and PH have been enjoying their specialist lessons in the library and on the computers. Mrs Clark is teaching the Preps how to use the Mac computer programs and Ms Weight helps us to choose the books we borrow each week. Thank you to Ms Weight and Mrs Clark, you’re awesome!!

Primary

Parenting with Power

Scripture of the week: “In your anger do not sin. Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry.” Ephesians 4:26


Stop the Intensity in Conflict Sometimes a child’s stubbornness or defiance is obvious. In those moments, stop dealing with the issue at hand and talk about the process of how you are relating. You may respond with: “I can tell you’re upset and it’s not good for us to continue until you settle down. You need to take a break and come back when you’re ready to continue talking about this.” Have the child sit in the hall or on the top step or some other boring place, not their bedroom, because they will find something to distract them from settling down. After the child has settled down, he or she needs to come back to you and talk about the problem calmly. If your child comes back without having a heart change, then send your child back again. It is important that you don’t get emotional yourself about this. Simply say something like, “Have you settled down yet?” or “Are you ready to talk calmly now?” It may take your child a while to settle down. Keep affirming your child by saying: “I can tell you’re not ready yet. The way you’re standing and the expression on your face all tell me that you still have a problem in your heart. I want you to go back until you’re ready to come out with a changed heart. I will be here waiting for you when you are ready.” When your child has settled down say, “It looks like you are ready to talk about this”, and continue to talk about the problem. Explain the appropriate behaviour, the importance of respectfulness and obedience. Talk about the correct responses and behaviours if he or she was angry. Strategy for the week: By enforcing a break, you can help your child change their heart. Don’t allow conflict to escalate into a battle. Stop the intensity with a break. It will not only help you stay calm but it will help your children develop some maturity about dealing with conflict. ~ In His service, Klaus Knobloch and Rosemary Whincop

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Secondary

Easter

How wonderful to think that because of Jesus’ death on the cross and our acceptance of Jesus as Saviour, we can speak with the King, we can enter His presence, know that we are welcome and that He has time for us. How amazing is that!! I could not imagine life without His presence. I am out of room. God bless and keep you safe and in His will this Easter and over the holidays.

As we come to the sad and joyous time of Easter, I thought I would share the following poem with you. I do not know the author. THE CROSS Two arms open wide Happy parenting. And so it is. Maintain good relationTwo sinners on each side ships. Bring heaven to earth. Fear prevents, faith prevails. Two eyes tearing God bless. True meaning of Easter. One heart grieving ~ Rhonda Bevan, Head of Secondary One grandiose plan One innocent man Nailed was He To a tree He suffered and bled So we would no longer be dead The King of Kings and Lord of Lords were just two of the names given to Him by Many who believed that He was! For the true Son of God, the Christ came to deliver us all and He showed us the Love that He had and still does! He died for us for God did allow Oh how grateful we all are now All this love He now leaves us For this blessed hope in Jesus To abide in His ways for sure To believe in faith that’s pure To sacrifice His Life for all Was the greatest gift to all On this very truth and fact Only with faith can you act Primary Colours Assembly Faith in Him as Holy Lord The upper primary was able to celebrate and acknowlWith the Bible as your sword edge the efforts of our students at assembly this week when His death on the cross is key the swimming team were awarded their Primary Colours. For every man’s life in eternity In front of family, friends and peers in the ceremony 41 of He gave so much and healed all our swimmers were presented with their Swimming ‘White’ His work on the cross was a call A call to each and everyone here Colours for representing the college at District and/or APS To see the love He had so dear and three students were presented with Swimming ‘Teal’ Love one another as also He, Colours for representing the District at the Regional CarniLoved all of us, you and me! val. Congratulations to Jonathan Robertson Bayden Botha Which way should we all go and Jay Rourke-Baldwin for receiving Swimming ‘Teal’. He set an example to show ~ Lindsay Genge, Primary Sport Coordinator We need to yell and shout So now we must go out To tell the whole earth Of our Saviour’s worth Bradley Gibson, 6F, representAnd the joy of Him ed Mudgeeraba Little Athletics Does not grow dim at state titles in Brisbane on the Only one chanc weekend. He came 2nd in 1100m So take a stance walk (6min 22sec), 4th in high Come to know jump with a PB of 1m 30cm and His sorrow 15th in 1500m run. Don’t cease This is the third year in a row Seek peace that Bradley has a state medal God bless for the walk event. Well done Pray yes! Bradley!! I do warn Joseph Gibson, 8V, also comBe born Again peted at state level in the javeAmen lin. He threw 23.12m.

Primary

Bradley Wins Silver

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General School Fees Accounts News

• Term 1 fees are now overdue unless you are on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly payment plan. High school levies, co-curricular/clubtastics, music and dance fees, where applicable, have been charged on this statement and need to be paid separate to your payment plan. • Payment plans can be paid via direct debit or BPay on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. • Credit card plans can be set up automatically on the 15th, 26th of each month or the first week of term. • To organise a plan please contact Elaine in admin via email: elaine@kingscollege.qld.edu.au Statements will be sent to your email address. For email address changes please email accountsreceivable@ kingscollege.qld.edu.au

Oral Health Service

Attention students in Years 10T, 10V, 10W and 10X Please contact the Oral Health Call Centre 1300 300 850 Monday to Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm to schedule your dental appointment.

Dance P-Year 7

Dance costume money is due. Please bring in it to your next dance class. With thanks, Jennifer Miller.

Thank You

Don and Jan Frape would like to thank everyone for their prayers, support, flowers and cards for the loss of their son.

King’s Annual Gala Dinner

Set aside May 14 in your diary for a night of great entertainment. Money raised will go towards King’s Kids Uganda. More details to follow. Bible Study - Thursday mornings 9.00am, Barista Cafe Main Key Women meetings 1st Thursday evening of the month 7.00pm

April 7 - Lyn Alcorn wife of Wayne Alcorn, Head of Australian Christian Churches (ACC)

Bring a friend and a plate of supper to share and have a great night of fellowship. For more information please phone the church office 5593 4233 or Noreen O’Brien 0407 740793. “Key Women”… A ministry of King’s Christian Centre

Obedience or Agreement? Quote from “Walk in Faith” by Ray McCauley If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land; but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured by the sword. For the mouth of the Lord has spoken. Isaiah 1:19-20 You cannot force people to be obedient. The story is told of the little boy who was standing up in the classroom. The teacher said, “Johnny, sit down or you will go to the headmaster!” Johnny sat down and thought to himself, “On the outside I’m sitting down but on the inside I’m standing up!” Many Christians are like that! However, God requires obedience not sacrifice. If we are willing and obedient then we will eat the good of the land. Obedience is easy when we are enthusiastic about what we are doing. Let me take as an example my son Joshua. Most days it is quite a task to get him out of bed and ready for school early in the morning. But do you know that the morning that the family was leaving for a holiday in Disneyland Josh was the first out of bed? His enthusiasm spoke for itself! In the same manner, when we are passionate about the call of God upon our lives, then obedience will follow. Allow the zeal of God to ignite you! Then be obedient to the Spirit of God’s prompting. Submission is tested when you don’t agree - up until that point it is merely agreement. Obey God even if you don’t feel like it! If you wish to contact Guy Ormerod, College Chaplain, you can write to - guy@kings.net.au or pastoral care: Kerrilee Walsingham - kwalsingham@kingscollege.qld.edu.au Page 4 - Thursday, March 31, 2011

KING’S CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

P & F Information

The King’s P&F sponsors students representing the college at state, national and international level. An application for P&F funding is available on the college website. Students seeking sponsorship should fill out the form and forward it to the main admin so the details can be verified prior to being sent to the P&F.

Club Red

Year 12 students Nitika Balaram, Jade Magee and Nick Norman are Club Red Youth Ambassadors for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. They have taken the initiative and responsibility of raising awareness of the ongoing need for blood donations in Australia. As one in three Australians will need blood and only one in every thirty donates blood, eligible students, staff members and parents are encouraged to donate blood at the Robina Blood Donor Centre. The King’s Club Red is competing against other local schools on the Gold Coast for the highest amount of blood donations. If you are interested, we have established a King’s community group named 4RKCG that you can donate to. Do something special and give blood today because an hour of your day can save three lives. ~ Nitika Balaram, 12Z

Dates for your diary April 5 & 6

Easter Arts Festival

April 6

Easter Service

April 7

HS & Primary Cross Country

April 7

Last Day Term 1

For more details and updates visit the website www.kingscollege.qld.edu.au click on calendar.

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Secondary High School Sport Dates for the Diary

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APS winter Rd 1 v Emmanuel College High School Cross Country

Friday 1st April Thursday 7th April

Queensland Surf Life Saving Championships Emily Meuwissen competed at the Qld State Junior Surf Life Saving Titles at Greenmount from 18th to 20th March and achieved the following results: 5th – Individual swim 3rd – Individual iron-woman 3rd – Board relay 2nd – Surf teams 2nd – Beach relay

Emily Meuwissen

Emily raced very well over three days of competition, making every team and individual final amongst a group of national and state competitors. Well done Emily.

Baseball Lincoln Crooks, Year 9 is going to the USA in the school holidays to play baseball with the ‘Big League Experience’ organisation under the guidance of Australian baseball player Brett Ward and Australian Major League Academy Coach Phil Allen. He and ten other players from Queensland, NSW and Victoria will travel to California to play six games against local American sides and attend coaching clinics and major league baseball games and venues. Congratulations Lincoln.

Lincoln Crooks

Cross – Country Training We continue to prepare for our annual cross country carnival to be held on Thursday April 7th. Training has started. All high school students are welcome. We start at 7.30am at the high school office on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Winter Sport Our winter teams are finalised and the APS season begins on April 1st v Emmanuel, we ask parents to ensure our students come prepared for our competition games on Fridays. Specific requirements are: Soccer shin pads and the College football socks Hockey a mouthguard, shin pads and the College football socks Rugby mouth-guards and the College football socks Tennis racquets

~ Peter Gillett, High School Sport Co-ordinator

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Secondary

Expressions of Interest

King’s high school will be holding our annual Careers Expo on 20 July 2011 from 6 - 8pm. We would like to offer our school community the opportunity to submit expressions of interest to man a stand at this event and to offer our students an insight into your industry as a possible career option. The sectors of industry we are hoping to present are: Hospitality Meat Industry - Butchery Retail - Supermarket Hairdressing Fashion Design Electronics Plumbing Construction Engineering Surveying Law

Optometry Pathology Radiology/Radiography Nursing Travel agency Aviation - Cabin Crew Marine Media - Film & TV Media - Journalism Veterinarian Real Estate Banking

If you would like to express an interest in the opportunity to assist our young adults in making their decisions about their futures by sharing your expertise, please forward your contact details to: jlubbe@kingscollege.qld.edu.au or cmcleod@kingscollege.qld.edu.au by 29 April 2011. Thanking you in anticipation. Page 6 - Thursday, March 31, 2011


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