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  • Outdoor Classroom Day

    Outdoor Classroom Day

    14 Nov 2019

    Our school supported the Outdoor Classroom Day campaign

  • Instrumental Music

    Instrumental Music

    14 Nov 2019

    What a wonderful experience it was last week when Pimlico Kingfisher Wind Ensemble came to work...

  • Kitchen Garden News

    Kitchen Garden News

    29 Oct 2019

    We have had a very busy couple of weeks with watering the Kitchen Garden and the native trees

  • Netball Update

    Netball Update

    29 Oct 2019

    We have had a fabulous response to the Term 4 Magnetic Island Netball Tournament

  • Prep Enrolments

    Prep Enrolments

    29 Oct 2019

    Prep enrolment program includes a school visit to meet the teacher and Principal and also a tour of...

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    22 Oct 2019

    We have ordered another round of our very popular fabric tote bags!

  • P and C News

    P and C News

    03 Sep 2019

    It is Rainbow Run this weekend!

  • Kitchen Garden News

    Kitchen Garden News

    03 Sep 2019

    Another very busy week for the garden crew

  • PCL News

    PCL News

    03 Sep 2019

    We all enjoyed a fabulous presentation from our Prep class

  • School Vision

    School Vision

    03 Sep 2019

    Our school’s vision is to ‘foster an outstanding academic, creative and environmentally sustainable...

  • Kitchen Garden News

    Kitchen Garden News

    23 Jul 2019

    Our winter vegetables are growing beautifully in this cold weather.

  • P and C News

    P and C News

    23 Jul 2019

    Our Rainbow Run and Food Fair is quickly approaching. A huge thanks to Shaka who have come on board...

  • NAIDOC Celebration

    NAIDOC Celebration

    23 Jul 2019

    Our NAIDOC celebration last week was awesome.

  • PCL Update

    PCL Update

    23 Jul 2019

    It has been fantastic to see students following the PCL focus of “I wear the correct school...

  • PCL Update

    PCL Update

    25 Jun 2019

    The PCL focus for this fortnight is “I am in the right place at the right time”.

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    25 Jun 2019

    A big thankyou to everyone who attended our Movie Night on the 14th.

  • Kitchen Garden News

    Kitchen Garden News

    25 Jun 2019

    Last week we made our delicious pumpkin soup recipe that was prepared by the Year 4’s for the movie...

  • World Ocean Day Celebration

    World Ocean Day Celebration

    06 Jun 2019

    We celebrated World Ocean Day at our school and Nelly Bay Beach on Thursday 6th June.

  • Walk Safely to School Day

    Walk Safely to School Day

    14 May 2019

    It’s that time of year again when our school starts talking about walking!

  • Kitchen Garden News

    Kitchen Garden News

    14 May 2019

    The garden is looking amazing, cooler weather and a bit of rain has been ideal for our winter...

  • FLEC Excursion

    FLEC Excursion

    02 May 2019

    Our students are leading the school with developing initiatives to reduce litter and protect our...

  • Kitchen Garden News

    Kitchen Garden News

    30 Apr 2019

    Welcome back to the best time of year for our school garden, fruit and vegies really do thrive in...

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    30 Apr 2019

    We are quickly approaching the busiest time of the year for the P&C with a number of events on the...

  • Healthy Food

    Healthy Food

    30 Apr 2019

    Healthy eating is important for wellbeing and can improve behaviours critical to educational...

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    04 Apr 2019

    The P&C would like to thank everyone who attended our annual BBQ and AGM last Tuesday

  • Kitchen Garden News

    Kitchen Garden News

    02 Apr 2019

    What an incredible job we did on the Whole School Planting day!

  • Year 5 Excursion to Charters Towers

    Year 5 Excursion to Charters Towers

    02 Apr 2019

    Our excursion to Charters Towers last week was very valuable

  • Battery World Award!

    Battery World Award!

    02 Apr 2019

    Battery World awarded us with a $1000 cheque for our outstanding work in battery recycling.

  • Interschool Swimming Carnival

    Interschool Swimming Carnival

    20 Mar 2019

    Congratulations to our interschool swim team today for winning the aggregate trophy.

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    19 Mar 2019

    The Magnetic Island State School Parents and Citizens Association would like to invite all school...

  • Kitchen Garden

    Kitchen Garden

    19 Mar 2019

    The garden is open and ready for action.

  • National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

    National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

    19 Mar 2019

    The students all participated in the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence last...

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    19 Feb 2019

    Welcome to a new year! The P&C have some huge ideas for 2019

  • Containers For Change

    Containers For Change

    19 Feb 2019

    Temporary drop off point for drink containers is outside of the school office.

  • Educating Kids Magnetic Island After-School Care

    Educating Kids Magnetic Island After-School Care

    19 Feb 2019

    Educating Kids Magnetic Island State School After-School Care has started this year.

  • Welcome to a new year!

    Welcome to a new year!

    19 Feb 2019

    Welcome to 2019, what a start we have had..

  • Peer Support Morning Tea

    Peer Support Morning Tea

    27 Nov 2018

    To conclude our wonderful Peer Support program for the year, this Friday we will hold our...

  • Kitchen Garden

    Kitchen Garden

    27 Nov 2018

    Last Friday the whole school enjoyed a cook-up compliments of the P&C.

  • Growing Up In Queensland project

    Growing Up In Queensland project

    27 Nov 2018

    Last week I had the privilege of accompanying Summer, Madisyn, Ned and Jaspa to Brisbane for the...

  • Carols by Candlelight

    Carols by Candlelight

    27 Nov 2018

    The Magnetic Island Christmas Carols by Candlelight is shaping up to be an amazing event this year.

  • PCL Update

    PCL Update

    13 Nov 2018

    At Magnetic Island State School we have a positive culture for learning. This fortnight we have a...

  • Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

    Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

    13 Nov 2018

    We have just picked the very last of our pumpkins; we have had a fantastic crop this year

  • P & C Action and Adventure Raffle

    P & C Action and Adventure Raffle

    13 Nov 2018

    Action and Adventure Raffle All funds raised go to supporting student’s camps and excursions in...

  • Coral Sea Foundation

    Coral Sea Foundation

    16 Oct 2018

    Dr Andy Lewis visited us at school parade to talk about his inspirational work with the Coral Sea...

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    16 Oct 2018

    Our new tote bags are due for arrival this week.

  • Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

    Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

    16 Oct 2018

    We have a lot of fruit in our tropical orchard ready to pick, which is wonderful given the orchard...

  • Positive Culture for Learning Update

    Positive Culture for Learning Update

    16 Oct 2018

    What a great way to finish term 3—everyone enjoyed the beach party, including playing on the new...

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    18 Sep 2018

    Thank you to everyone who came along last Wednesday to support our Fun Run

  • Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

    Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

    18 Sep 2018

    Thank you to all the parent helpers and volunteers that helped make the Garden Open Day so...

  • Art in a Suitcase

    Art in a Suitcase

    18 Sep 2018

    Art in a Suitcase is a program run by the Perc Tucker Gallery in Townsville.

  • Eisteddfod Winners

    Eisteddfod Winners

    18 Sep 2018

    I had the privilege of accompanying both the school choir and the concert band to the Eisteddfod...

  • Future Leaders Eco Challenge

    Future Leaders Eco Challenge

    08 Aug 2018

    Our school is hosting the Reef Guardian Future Leaders Eco Challenge (FLEC).

  • Positive Culture for Learning

    Positive Culture for Learning

    07 Aug 2018

    Congratulations to our Prep students, who thoroughly enjoyed their first opportunity to present on...

  • Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

    Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

    07 Aug 2018

    We thought we would share with you a great recipe this week, we have been growing some really...

  • P and C News

    P and C News

    07 Aug 2018

    SAVE THE DATE: We will be having our Biennial Fun Run on Wednesday September 13th.

  • Sporting Schools - Wednesdays after school

    Sporting Schools - Wednesdays after school

    24 Apr 2018

    Our Sporting Schools program for 2018 will begin next week.

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    24 Apr 2018

    The P&C will be fundraising with reusable, eco friendly tote and drawstring bags in the near...

  • Positive Culture for Learning Update

    Positive Culture for Learning Update

    24 Apr 2018

    Our PCL team are looking forward to continuing our work with the students and community this term.

  • Support our School Fundraiser

    Support our School Fundraiser

    20 Mar 2018

    Support Magnetic Island State School and you’ll be rewarded!

  • Clean Up Australia Day

    Clean Up Australia Day

    27 Feb 2018

    This Friday students will participate in 'Clean Up Australia Day' by cleaning up around our school.

  • P&C News

    P&C News

    13 Feb 2018

    The P&C would like to invite all families and members of the community to the Annual General...

  • Garden News

    Garden News

    13 Feb 2018

    Exciting news this week for the school garden, the whole school will be getting involved in a very...

  • Positive Culture for Learning

    Positive Culture for Learning

    13 Feb 2018

    The PCL team would like to congratulate and thank all students, parents and caregivers for such a...

  • P&C News

    P&C News

    30 Jan 2018

    Firstly, the P&C Association would like to give a large, warm welcome to the new families...

  • Positive Culture for Learning

    Positive Culture for Learning

    30 Jan 2018

    In 2018 we are looking to make further improvements to our school culture.

  • Garden News

    Garden News

    30 Jan 2018

    The school garden looks absolutely amazing after all this beautiful rain.

  • Maggie Island SS wins $1,000 from Battery World

    Maggie Island SS wins $1,000 from Battery World

    21 Nov 2017

    Maggie Island SS wins $1,000 from Battery World for battery recycling. Don’t forget to keep your...

  • Pool Upgrade

    Pool Upgrade

    21 Nov 2017

    Work on the Gerry Winn school and community pool is complete and the pool will be refilled this...

  • Garden News

    Garden News

    21 Nov 2017

    Plants will be available from the P&C stall on election day at the school.

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    21 Nov 2017

    The P&C would like to extend a huge thank you to all our dedicated members this year who have spent...

  • Garden News

    Garden News

    24 Oct 2017

    WOW!! What a fantastic week of rain, the school garden is booming.

  • Sporting Schools

    Sporting Schools

    24 Oct 2017

    Students can participate in Hockey and Soccer this term.

  • P & C News

    P & C News

    12 Sep 2017

    We are extremely pleased to announce that the Magnetic Island State School P&C Association won...

  • Eisteddfod Performance

    Eisteddfod Performance

    12 Sep 2017

    Congratulations to our concert band for an outstanding performance at the Eisteddfod.

  • Obe Geia Rugby Challenge

    Obe Geia Rugby Challenge

    25 Aug 2017

    The Obe Geia Rugby challenge was held at Magnetic Island State School this year.

  • Book Week 2017 - Friday 1st Sept

    Book Week 2017 - Friday 1st Sept

    15 Aug 2017

    This year’s theme is Escape to Everywhere. Children can come dressed as their favourite book...

  • We Are a SunSmart School

    We Are a SunSmart School

    15 Aug 2017

    Magnetic Island State School is a SunSmart School and has a sun safety strategy that is reviewed...

  • School Twilight Carnival

    School Twilight Carnival

    04 Aug 2017

    Friday 4th August from 5pm to 9pm Come dressed for carnivalé – the brighter the better

  • Friday Food and Fun

    Friday Food and Fun

    21 Jun 2017

    Last Friday was such fun! We enjoyed free dress in aid of the Cathy Freeman Foundation and raised...

  • Reading

    Reading

    06 Jun 2017

    Sheena Cameron, a reading and writing guru, gives an overview of summarising here.

  • World Ocean Day

    World Ocean Day

    05 Jun 2017

    World Oceans Day (WOD) was officially designated by the United Nations for 8 June each year.

  • Garden News

    Garden News

    23 May 2017

    Thanks to some wonderful rain during last week the school garden is blooming.

  • Gerry Winn Memorial Pool - School Swimming Pool

    Gerry Winn Memorial Pool - School Swimming Pool

    15 May 2017

    The Gerry Winn Memorial Pool in our school grounds is open to the public.

  • PBL

    PBL

    14 Mar 2017

    With the end of the term approaching it is nearly time to start celebrating our successes.

  • Reading Thoughts

    Reading Thoughts

    14 Mar 2017

    Thank you to all of you that have been reading with your students at home!

  • Clean Up Australia Day

    Clean Up Australia Day

    14 Mar 2017

    On Monday, 6 March, all students helped clean up the grounds in our beautiful school for Schools...

  • Garden News

    Garden News

    31 Jan 2017

    Magnetic Island State School will this year be involved with the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden...

  • Same Day Absence Notification

    Same Day Absence Notification

    31 Jan 2017

    Same day Absence Notification 0472868244

  • Swimming Pool Mural

    Swimming Pool Mural

    31 Jan 2017

    Thank you to the volunteers who helped create this wonderful new mural at the school pool.

  • PBL Update

    PBL Update

    31 Jan 2017

    In 2017 we will continue to develop as a PBL school (Positive Behaviour for Learning Framework)...

  • Everyday Counts

    Everyday Counts

    30 Aug 2016

    Please contact the school if your child is ill and cannot attend school.

  • National Science Week

    National Science Week

    30 Aug 2016

    We celebrated Science Week from 15th-19th August with workshops and demonstrations.

  • Interschool Athletics

    Interschool Athletics

    16 Aug 2016

    Last Monday 8th August, 31 students represented our school at the Red Track in town.

  • Interhouse Athletics Carnival

    Interhouse Athletics Carnival

    21 Jun 2016

    SAVE THE DATE TO COME AND CHEER OUR STUDENTS ALONG!

  • Cathy Freeman Netball Challenge

    Cathy Freeman Netball Challenge

    14 Jun 2016

    On Friday 10th June, seven very excited girls travelled to Palm Island.

  • World Oceans Day

    World Oceans Day

    08 Jun 2016

    World Oceans Day “Our oceans, our responsibility”

  • Under 8's Day

    Under 8's Day

    27 May 2016

    Under 8's Day is on Friday 27th May in the Prep playground and surrounding area.

  • Celebrating National Reconciliation Week

    Celebrating National Reconciliation Week

    27 May 2016

    National Reconciliation Week, held from 27 May to 3 June, provides an opportunity for our school...

  • Clean Up Australia Day

    Clean Up Australia Day

    01 Mar 2016

    Schools Clean Up Day Friday 4th March 1.15pm Meet on the stage in the Undercover area. Parents...

  • Tropical Fruit Orchard Planting Day

    Tropical Fruit Orchard Planting Day

    23 Feb 2016

    Students and parents help plant new tropical fruit trees at the entrance to the school.

  • Gotcha Gertie at the School Parade

    Gotcha Gertie at the School Parade

    15 Feb 2016

    We met Gotcha Gertie at the school parade after her sister Gotcha Girl went to another galaxy. ...

  • Swim Team Training

    Swim Team Training

    15 Feb 2016

    Swimming training Tuesday & Wednesday at 1pm for 20 minutes at the school pool. Don’t forget to...

  • Gotcha Girl

    Gotcha Girl

    03 Feb 2015

    Gotcha Girl explained our new School Wide Positive Behaviour for Learning (SWPBL) program today.

  • Swimming carnival

    Swimming carnival

    09 Dec 2014

    We held our swimming carnival in the last week of Term 4, 2014.

  • Farewell to Mrs Johnson

    Farewell to Mrs Johnson

    03 Dec 2014

    MISS farewells their much loved teacher, Cat Johnson.

  • New School Uniform

    New School Uniform

    11 Nov 2014

    Our new school uniform was presented to students, teachers and parents at parade last Monday.

  • Excursion to Charters Towers

    Excursion to Charters Towers

    10 Nov 2014

    Our Year 5 class enjoyed a history excursion to Charters Towers last Friday

  • Swimming carnival

    Our interhouse swimming carnival was held in the last week of term 4, 2014