From the Director of Students

Food for the Soul

I am regularly reminded of how privileged we are to work with such talented students (and staff) at Pacific. The other day I was grateful to hear the Year 6 students and their music teachers, Mrs Helen Williams, Mr Steven Lake, Mrs Aleisha Tuaine...
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It's Cool to Read

I must confess, the arrival of winter has caught me by surprise! Whilst reading for pleasure is not bound by the seasons, it is perhaps in winter that a good book becomes my companion when it is too cool to venture outside. This makes me wonder how...
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What Sustains You?

It would have been seemingly impossible to have escaped the political campaigning that has finally ended after five weeks. The theatrical displays, curated speeches and continued push for a particular policy or position ended last Saturday evening...
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God Bless the Salvo's

I am not sure William and Catherine Booth, founders of the Salvation Army in late 19th century London, would have thought that in 2019 nearly 900 representatives of Brisbane’s business sector would be launching this year’s Red Shield Appeal...
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Lifelong Service

We welcome all members of the Pacific community back for Term 2 and hope that our students are suitably refreshed and energized to give of themselves in the various domains of College life in making a positive difference. We live in a world that has...
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What does it all mean?

What is the meaning of life? It would be fair to say that for millennia, human beings have pondered this question and attempted to answer it. It’s fair to say that everyone who has pondered this question would come up with a unique response...
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Student Volunteers - Open Day

Years 6-12 students are encouraged to volunteer as tour guides for the College’s upcoming Open Day on Sunday 28 th April (12.30pm – 3.30pm). The student tours are an important component of our Open Day program and are a highlight for many visiting...
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United We Stand

Human beings are naturally social creatures. Tribe, village, community, society, band and club, are just some of the words that conjure images of people interacting together in a variety of ways. Likewise, a school may be viewed as a microcosm of...
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Gratitude Is An Attitude

‘Count your blessings’ is a phrase that was used quite often when I was growing up. I must confess though, I cannot recall deep diving into this task or more importantly, I don’t recall the adults in my life asking me exactly how many blessings I...
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Middle College Leaders

Earlier this term at Assembly, we installed the new Year 6 and 9 Leaders for 2019. At Pacific, leadership gives students the opportunity to grow their communication and interpersonal skills and is very much a service model that aims to influence and...
From the Director of Students