Secondary Thursday, 07 Dec 2023

Historic Basketball Success for BAC on Gold Coast

Resounding cheers echoed across the courts as Brisbane Adventist College celebrated an historic triumph at the 2023 ASC (Australian Schools Championships Basketball) held on the Gold Coast. In an extraordinary showcase of skill, determination, and teamwork, our U20 Boys basketball team clinched the Gold Medal in Division 3, while the U17 Boys demonstrated their prowess by securing Silver in the same division—an achievement that will be remembered as an exciting chapter in our school's sports…

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Learning Thursday, 16 Nov 2023

Children's book authored by BAC teacher

Year 2 teacher and children’s author Kris Wigglesworth used his own picture book to start a discussion with students in their Health unit this year. Written while Kris was still at university, the picture book is now used as a teaching resource in Adventist schools around Australia, leading Primary-aged students on a journey of discovery about the effects of spending too much time behind screens. With the story taking place over a fictional week, Kris incrementally introduces research-based…

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Primary Wednesday, 15 Nov 2023

New Tradition for BAC Athletes

Last Friday, more than 50 medallions were presented to student athletes in recognition of their success and commitment to sport at the inaugural BAC Sports Awards breakfast. The casual pancake breakfast and awards ceremony was attended by over 120 students and many parents who helped us celebrate community, hard work, and achievement. "We want to instill pride, excellence, and commitment in our students," says Head of Sports, Mr Rutkowski. "We're proud of the success our teams have achieved…

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Learning Thursday, 09 Nov 2023

Art Students Exhibit at Institute of Art

Artworks by Brisbane Adventist College Year 12 students Mattia and Zara were selected for exhibition at the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art earlier this month. Exhibited in Windsor, Creative Generation celebrates the best Year 12 work from across Queensland and is designed to inspire other high school Art students to develop works with greater conceptual complexity and aesthetic interest. We are incredibly proud of our contributing artists! Click on the titles of each…

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Friday, 18 Aug 2023

Students Commemorate 50 Years

Close to 600 students filed into the BAC Multi-Purpose Centre this afternoon, seating themselves in neat rows and crisp uniforms. It was a different picture 50 years ago. Mount Gravatt Adventist Primary School, already established and thriving, allowed a brand-new Brisbane Adventist High School to locate their demountable classroom behind the Primary campus, near the banks of the Bulimba Creek tributary that now splices our College campus into Primary and Secondary. The students who filled that…

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Sport results Friday, 11 Aug 2023

Keeping Score of Sport for Term 3

Sport Results So Far State Cross Country Well done to the 4 X BAC athletes who qualified for State Cross country and represented Metropolitan East at the State meet: Josh N Ben N Kaleb D (injured and unable to compete)Riley DTrack & Field Congratulations to 37 Secondary students who qualified for and represented BAC at the District Track & Field carnival. Students came home with some wonderful results across all events. Seventeen students have qualified for the Regional Track &…

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Secondary Sunday, 30 July 2023

REVIEW: A Fantastical Musical Extravaganza!

If you open your mindOh, the thinks you will find…You’ve got a mindthat is one of a kindIt’s time to open the locksand think out of the box—Dr Seuss And that is exactly what happens when Dr Seuss’s colourful characters take us on a whimsical journey through myriad worlds; from the Jungle of Nool to Circus McGurkus to the invisible planet of the Who. Worlds as silly and as clever as Dr Seuss! The months of rehearsal were obvious with such a professional performance filled with talent and…

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Campus and Facilities Thursday, 20 July 2023

End of the Road: BAC's Departing Bus Drivers

"I remember having it drummed into me by my parents when I was a kid that I should always thank the bus driver. It was considered discourteous not to say 'hello' as we hopped on the bus and 'thank you' as we hopped off. And now, four of our very own bus drivers are officially hopping off the BAC bus." — Mr Charleson. The folk who safely deliver children to and from school are, quite literally, a “driving force” at BAC. However, the end of this year will see three of our most seasoned drivers…

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Early Learning and Prep Wednesday, 14 June 2023

BAC United in Reconciliation

In unity and understanding, the entire college community came together to celebrate National Reconciliation Week in a special Chapel earlier this month. This annual gathering serves as a focal point for fostering reconciliation within the college, and this year's theme, "Be a Voice for Generations," and the parallel between the pursuit of reconciliation and our belief in God's reconciling love for His people, resonated deeply. From the youngest participants in the Early Learning Centre to…

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