Bracken Ridge & Nashville SHS 50th Anniversary Celebrations
JOIN US TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF HISTORY & COMMUNITY!
Our anniversary is less than 8 weeks away and the Anniversary Committee is hard at work to make this day memorable.
You can now pre-order the ANNIVERSARY BOOK ‘STRIVE TO ACCOMPLISH’ via this link: https://bracridgshs.eq.edu.au/Supportandresources/Formsanddocuments/Documents/Other%20publications/50th-book-order-form.pdf
The pre-order price is $65 per book plus postage if required. Pre-order books will be available for pick-up on Friday 1 Sept and Saturday 2 Sept at the 50th events.
Books will be $70 at the weekend’s events.
The celebrations will carry over two days:
ART SOIREE – FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER – 7PM-10PM
We invite all past students and staff, as well as the local community, to enjoy a night of 50th celebrations, local art, student music, alumni registration, delicious food from Penny’s Pantry (http://www.penelopespantry.com.au/) and @[1619795721618149:274:2 Chefs and a Cupcake], and a cash bar.
Tickets for our Art Soiree are available for purchase here:
Ticket price will be $20.00 which includes canapes and a glass of wine. This will be an 18+ event.
An Expression of Interest form for anyone interested in performing or having a market stall is almost complete and will be placed on our school website and Facebook page soon.
50TH FESTIVAL – SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER – 12PM-7PM
On Saturday the Art Show continues and we ramp up the celebrations with rides, a classic car display, live music and performance, official school and community memorabilia items, stalls, food, fun and we will close the celebrations with a fireworks display!
At the festival you and your family will enjoy:
Food vans – Boost Juice, Twirling potatoes, Waffle Barn, Churros, Hot chips, Food vans – Boost Juice, Twirling potatoes, Waffle Barn, Churros, Hot chips, dagwood Dogs, etc.
Rides – Dodgem cars, Tea Cups, Giant slide, Jumping Castle and we’re hoping for one more. **Ride passes will be available soon!**
School stalls so far – Face Painting, Sweet/Cake Stall, Barbeque, Crazy Hair, Devonshire Tea, Cent Auction, Lob a Choc.
Thomas the Tank for the little ones. One they can sit in and take a photo and two model layouts they can operate
Coding Robotics from Building Blocks Studio Sandgate
3 stage areas with entertainment from various community groups and school talent and Captain Jak (the original school band consisting of four original NSHS students) finishing off the wonderful day at the major stage on the oval at 5.00pm just before the fireworks!
Fireworks at 6.00pm
WE NEED HELP FROM YOU OUR COMMUNITY!
If anybody can help with sponsorship either through work, owning their own business, group of friends, etc. please contact us and we will send you a sponsorship prospectus, that are available from $50 – $2,500.
Donations of items for our Cent Auction. If anybody can help with prizes, we’d love to hear from you.
We are taking lolly and canned drink donations. If you have any other donations, please get in touch! We are also looking for 4L ice-cream containers.
If anybody knows a past student that may have photos that can help us, please let us know. We would like as many photos from the beginning years as we can get. We are also looking for props, e.g. typewriters, work books, tape recorder, microfilm reader, sporting pennants, shorthand books, telex machine etc. all those items that we used to use and our children have no idea what they are.
We are also looking for sewing mannequins to display old school uniforms on.
If you are an instrumental musician, singer, dancer, band or choir, please contact [email protected] for an EOI form.
If you have any questions or information you’d like to share or forward your Anniversary Book pre-order form please send to our P&C email address: [email protected]
You can also contact the Bracken Ridge State High School events team member on (07) 3869 7271.
We can’t wait to see you at the #BRNashvilleSHS50thFest
Strive to accomplish!