Welcome to Stella Maris

 

 

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Welcome to Stella Maris Catholic Primary School

We aim to be an inclusive, high quality learning community in which faith inspires action.

 

 

Commitmenthttp://www.stellamaris.qld.edu.au/about-us/our-core-values/Pages/Commitment.aspxCommitment<p></p><div> <img class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/about-us/our-core-values/Documents/icon_COMMITMENT.png" alt="icon_COMMITMENT.png" width="214" height="214" style="margin:5px;width:200px;height:200px;" /> </div><div> </div><div class="ms-rteFontSize-5" style="text-align:left;"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-6-4"> <strong> <br> Holding strong to our <br>faith and beliefs.</strong></span></div> <span style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <p style="font-size:16pt;"></p> <span style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <div style="text-align:left;font-size:16pt;"> <span> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-7-4"> <strong> </strong></span></div> <span style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <p class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-7-4" style="text-align:left;font-size:16pt;"> <br> </p><p class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="text-align:left;font-size:16pt;">I support worthy causes and purposes;</p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <div class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="text-align:left;font-size:16pt;"> <span> </span> <span> </span></div> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <p class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="text-align:left;font-size:16pt;">I am faithful and trustworthy;<span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"></span></p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;"></span> <div class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="text-align:left;font-size:16pt;"> <span> </span> <span> </span></div> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <p class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="text-align:left;font-size:16pt;"></p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;">I demonstrate effort through concentration, persistence and practice.</span> <p></p>
Compassionhttp://www.stellamaris.qld.edu.au/about-us/our-core-values/Pages/Compassion.aspxCompassion<p class="ms-rteFontSize-5" style="color:#ec008c;"> <strong> <img class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/about-us/our-core-values/PublishingImages/icon_COMPASSION.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:200px;height:201px;" /> <br>God's love </strong></p> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-5" style="color:#ec008c;"> <strong>shining through us.</strong></p><p> <br> </p><p style="font-size:16pt;">I bring love, understanding and kindness rather than judgement;</p><p style="font-size:16pt;">I feel empathy for others and have the desire to help;</p><p> <span style="font-size:16pt;">I enable others to be successful.</span><br></p>
Confidencehttp://www.stellamaris.qld.edu.au/about-us/our-core-values/Pages/Confidence.aspxConfidence<p class="ms-rteFontSize-5 ms-rteForeColor-3"> <strong><img alt="icon_CONFIDENCE.png" src="/about-us/our-core-values/PublishingImages/icon_CONFIDENCE.png" class="ms-rtePosition-1" style="margin:5px;width:200px;height:201px;" /><br>Acting with strength, assurance and humility, as a child of God</strong></p><p class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;">I respond to the possibilities for growth in all that life brings;</p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"> </span> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <p class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;">I welcome challenge and progress with purpose;<span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"></span></p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;"></span> <p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:16pt;">I know when to speak and act and when to listen and wait.</span><br></p>
Couragehttp://www.stellamaris.qld.edu.au/about-us/our-core-values/Pages/Courage.aspxCourage<p class="ms-rteFontSize-5" style="color:#fae032;"> <strong><img src="/about-us/our-core-values/PublishingImages/icon_COURAGE.png" class="ms-rtePosition-1" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:200px;height:201px;" /></strong></p><p class="ms-rteFontSize-5"> <strong style="color:#fae032;"> Demonstrating the </strong></p><p class="ms-rteFontSize-5"> <strong style="color:#fae032;"> inner strength to act </strong></p><p class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-10-0 ms-rteFontSize-5"> <strong style="color:#fae032;"> out of God's love.</strong> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-10-0"> <strong> </strong></span> </p><p></p><p style="font-size:16pt;">I am hopeful and resilient in the face of fear and doubt;</p><p style="font-size:16pt;">I do what is right and good;</p><p> <span style="font-size:16pt;">I know God is there to help.</span><br></p>
Creativityhttp://www.stellamaris.qld.edu.au/about-us/our-core-values/Pages/Creativity.aspxCreativity<p class="ms-rteFontSize-5" style="color:#36b000;"> <strong> <img alt="icon_CREATIVITY.png" src="/about-us/our-core-values/PublishingImages/icon_CREATIVITY.png" class="ms-rtePosition-1" style="margin:5px;width:200px;height:200px;" /> <br>Using God's spark </strong></p> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-5" style="color:#36b000;"> <strong> within us.</strong></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-5"> <strong> </strong></span> <p> <br> </p><p style="font-size:16pt;">I bring new ways and new ideas into the world;</p> <span style="font-size:16pt;"> </span> <p style="font-size:16pt;">I use my ideas and imagination to respond for the greater good;</p> <span style="font-size:16pt;"></span> <p> <span style="font-size:16pt;">I accept 'what is' and move forward in new and positive ways.</span><br></p>

​Life at Stella Maris

 

 

Performing Artshttp://www.stellamaris.qld.edu.au/about-us/school-life/Pages/Performing Arts.aspxPerforming Arts<span></span> <p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span></span><span><span><span></span><span></span><span></span>The Performing Arts are an integral part of school life at Stella Maris and students are encouraged to join one of the many performance groups available. In music, we offer Year 2 Piccolo choir, SM Singers (Years 3-6), Stella Fe<span></span>llas<span></span> (male choir Years 3-6).</span><span>  </span><span>In addition, every second year, a school musical production provides a highlight to the year. Stud<span></span>ents at Stella Maris also participate in a number of school ensembles and in a comprehensive and growing Instrumental Music Program.</span><span><span>  </span></span></span></span><span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Dance extension and eisteddfod groups provide opportunities for students to demonstrate th</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">eir skill in dance.</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="display:inline-block;"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="display:inline-block;"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="display:inline-block;"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><br></span></p> <span style="display:inline-block;"></span> <p class="ms-rteElement-P ms-rteFontSize-5 ms-rteThemeForeColor-7-0"><span></span><span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-5 ms-rteThemeForeColor-7-0">Music:<span style="display:inline-block;"></span></span></span></span></p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-7-0"> </span> <div> </div> <div> <style> .ExternalClass p { margin:0cm; margin-bottom:.0001pt; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Calibri; } .ExternalClass div.WordSection1 { } </style> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span> <b class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span>CO</span>-CURRICULUM</b><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">(Liturgical Music and Vocal / Instrumental Ensembles)</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div dir="ltr" class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt 18pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:-18pt;text-align:left;"><blockquote><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Liturgical Music</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> - </span><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"><br>Children and staff perform in school liturgies, masses and important events.</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span></blockquote></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div dir="ltr" class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt 18pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:-18pt;text-align:left;"><blockquote><span style="font-family:symbol;line-height:150%;"><span><span style="font-family:"times new roman";font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;font-variant:normal;"></span></span></span><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Vocal Ensembles</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> - </span><br><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"></span><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Piccolo Choir, Stella Fellas, Stella Maris Singers and Speech Choir.</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"></span></blockquote></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt 18pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:-18pt;"><blockquote><span style="font-family:symbol;line-height:150%;"><span><span style="font-family:"times new roman";font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;font-variant:normal;"></span></span></span><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Instrumental Ensembles</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> - </span><br><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"></span><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Concert Bands, String Ensembles, Guitar Ensembles, Percussion Ensemble and various Chamber Groups</span></blockquote></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="text-align:center;"> <span><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"><img alt="Band (3).JPG" src="/about-us/school-life/Documents/Band%20(3).JPG" class="ms-rtePosition-4" width="267" height="150" style="margin:5px;" /></span></b></span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="padding-top:1pt;margin:0cm 0cm 0pt;line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"><b>EXTRA-CURRICULUM</b> (Instrumental Music Program, including singing, speech and drama)<br></span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><span><span><span></span></span></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Students at Stella Maris can participate in a comprehensive growing Instrumental Music Program</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">.</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> The program is coordinated by school staff and a team of highly qualified Specialist Tutors</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">. The program caters for all needs (including preparation </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span><span></span></span></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">for examinations) and lessons are scheduled during the school day on a rotating timetable so as not to disrupt daily class learning</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">. Tuition is not available for students in Prep and enrolments for Year 1 students to learn piano will only be considered from Semester Two</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">. Depending on age, physical ability, development, musical aptitude and experience, tuition is available for the following disciplines:</span> <span> </span><span> </span><span> </span></p> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt 144pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:-144pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Available from Year 3 <span>              </span></span></b></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt 108pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:-72pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Brass</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> Instruments - Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium,<span>   </span><span>    </span></span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt 108pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:-72pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Woodwind</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> Instruments - Fl<span class="ms-rtestate-write ms-rtestate-write"></span>ute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone </span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt 108pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:-72pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Percussion</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> Instruments (including Drum Kit, Xylophone and Glockenspiel)</span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:36pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Guitars</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> - Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar</span><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> (only from Grade 6)</span><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"></span></div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:36pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Theory of Music</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"></span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt;line-height:150%;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Available from Year 2</span></b></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:36pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Strings</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> Instruments - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass</span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:36pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Voice</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> – Singing, Speech and Drama</span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0pt;line-height:150%;text-indent:36pt;"><b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;">Piano</span></b><span style="font-family:"arial", "sans-serif";line-height:150%;"> - including keyboard</span></div> <div> </div> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <p class="ms-rteElement-P ms-rteFontSize-3"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-3"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-5 ms-rteThemeForeColor-7-0">Dance:</span></span></p> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><span></span> <style> .ExternalClass p.MsoNormal, .ExternalClass li.MsoNormal, .ExternalClass div.MsoNormal { margin-top:0cm; margin-right:0cm; margin-bottom:6.0pt; margin-left:0cm; line-height:118%; text-autospace:none; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Calibri; color:black; } .ExternalClass .MsoChpDefault { font-size:18.0pt; font-family:"Century Gothic"; color:black; font-weight:bold; } .ExternalClass div.WordSection1 { } </style> </p> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Students at Stella Maris Catholic Primary School are exposed to multiple opportunities to dance. In addition to curriculum dance work in class, students have the opportunity to extend their dance knowledge and skills during lunch times and after school. These additional programs develop basic skills and progresses through intermediate to advanced knowledge and skills. </span></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">The Dance Extension Program is an afterschool commitment that students from Years 1-6 can attend.<span>  </span>Students are given the opportunity to explore the arts through carefully tailored projects that promote student engagement. These lessons additionally develop problem solving, thinking strategies, and teamwork. Students focus on dance elements and skills to create various dances in multiple genres including hip-hop, jazz and contemporary, and perform these at school, local and state competitions. One of the primary aims of this program is to expose students to reflective and problem solving strategies and to generate confident and passionate life long learners.<span>  </span></span></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Other dance opportunities include a Stella Hoppers, a hip-hop class open to Year 1-6 to learn routines and dances for enjoyment. Bi annually, dancers are selected for our school musical. Dancers will rehearse for this at lunch times and before school. <br></span></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU"><br></span></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU"><strong>Stella Hoppers - Hip Hop</strong></span></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">All students are encouraged to develop skills and choreography of hip-hop dance. </span></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Rehearsals at lunchtime. </span></p> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><br><span lang="EN-AU"></span></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU"><strong>Dance Extension</strong></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span></p> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Selected students from Grades 1-6. Auditions held in term 4. Rehearsals afterschool. </span><span lang="EN-AU"></span></p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><span><br></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span><span></span><span></span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-6"></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-6-3"></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span></p>
Sportinghttp://www.stellamaris.qld.edu.au/about-us/school-life/Pages/Sporting.aspxSporting <p></p> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span lang="EN-AU">Interschool Sport<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span></span></h1> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Students in Year 5 and 6 participate in Interschool sport over a four week period during Term 3. A wide range of sports is available for students to select from.</span></p> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span lang="EN-AU">Netball</span></h1> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Stella Maris participates in the Brisbane Catholic Cup in Term 2</span></p> <span lang="EN-AU"> </span> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span><h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span lang="EN-AU"></span></h1></span><span lang="EN-AU">AFL</span><span><div><span><p class="ms-rteElement-P"><span lang="EN-AU"><img alt="Girls_AFL.png" src="/about-us/school-life/Documents/Girls_AFL.png" class="ms-rtePosition-1" width="277" height="179" style="margin:0px 15px;" /></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" lang="EN-AU">Stella Maris fields teams in both the boys and girls AFL. Students participate in the Brisbane Lions Cup and the St Thomas More Cup.</span> </p></span></div></span></h1> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><br><span lang="EN-AU"></span></h1> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><br><span lang="EN-AU"></span></h1> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span lang="EN-AU">Rugby League</span></h1> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Students selected in the Rugby League team participate in the Billy Moore Shield.</span></p> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span lang="EN-AU">Oztag</span></h1> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Stella Maris enters teams for both boys and girls in the Queensland All Schools competition. </span></p> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span lang="EN-AU">District Sport</span></h1> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span lang="EN-AU">Students have opportunities to represent Stella Maris in Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics at the Nambour District Carnival. Students can also trial to represent the Nambour District in Baseball, Softball, Netball, Basketball, Hockey, Football, AFL, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Cricket, Tennis, Golf and Touch.</span></p> <p> </p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"></span>
Extra-curricular Activitieshttp://www.stellamaris.qld.edu.au/about-us/school-life/Pages/Extra-curricular Activities.aspxExtra-curricular Activities<p></p> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1">Lunchtime Activities</h1> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <p class="ms-rteElement-P ms-rteFontSize-3"><img width="246" height="163" class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/about-us/school-life/Documents/IMG_3880.jpg" alt="IMG_3880.jpg" style="margin-left:10px;margin-right:10px;" /></p> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <p class="ms-rteElement-P ms-rteFontSize-3"> </p> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></div> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></p> <div> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><span style="font-size:14pt;"></span><span style="font-size:14pt;">During break time, staff at the Innovative Learning Centre (iLC) provide students with opportunities to participate in a range of hands-on, exciting and fun activities.<span style="display:inline-block;"></span></span><span style="font-size:14pt;"> A variety of experiences are available - such as boardgames, making, craft, coding, knitting, yoga, reading, drawing, electronics, or just a time to sit and relax. <span> </span></span><span style="font-size:14pt;">This can provide an avenue for developing passions and skills or a safe space for students to be during these times.</span></div> <div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><div><img width="572" height="380" src="/about-us/school-life/Documents/IMG_3878.jpg" alt="IMG_3878.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /> </div> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1">MakerSpace Challenges</h1> <span> </span><p style="font-size:14pt;"><span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><img width="212" height="281" alt="maker.jpg" src="/about-us/school-life/Documents/maker.jpg" class="ms-rtePosition-2" style="margin:5px;" /></span></span><span>MakerSpace Challenges are run </span><span><span><span>after school<span style="display:inline-block;">  </span></span></span></span><span>each Term to develop skills in designing and construction.  Students are engaged in a challenge that requires them to think, make and improve on a design to meet a specific brief. The theme and skill development focus of each challenge changes each Term. MakerSpace challenges have proven to be a great way for students of all ages to collaborate in a challenging and engaging way.</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span style="font-size:14pt;"></span></span></p></span></div> <p></p> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <p></p>

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