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Book Week is coming!

So… students get ready for the excitement –  activate your imaginations and make a plan for Primary Book Parade Day and Middle School Character Day. Come dressed as a character from a favourite book, or team up with a few friends and join in the fun. Further details of the Book Week events will be …

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Literacy Pro Millionaire Readers

We recently celebrated the amazing achievements of the following students who have read 1,000,000 words this year. The Millionaires Club rewards students for the number of words read in Literacy Pro, which students can easily track on the Literacy Pro homepage. We currently have 260 Year 3-6 students in the club and I’m sure this …

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Coding fun

This term our Prep and Year 3 students have been busy coding and creating in their iDiscover library lessons. The Preps have created interactive stories by exploring the characters, backgrounds and blocks in the Scratch Junior App. Year 3 students have used Scratch and Makey Makeys to create digital, interactive versions of cinquain poems, exploring …

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Premier’s Reading Challenge

There are two weeks left to complete the Premier’s Reading Challenge 2020! This year the Premier invited students to read the following number of books: ·   Prep to Year 2 should read or experience at least 20 books,·   Years 3 and 4 should read at least 20 books, and·   Years 5 to …

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STEM fun in the Library

Year 2 Library Fun In Term 2 the Year 2 iDiscover library lessons encouraged students to be tinkers and thinkers. We learnt about people who have achieved small and great things and who may have made lots of mistakes along the way. We enjoyed Storytime from Space and saw the design process in action. We …

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Withdrawal of Students

The Registrars’s Office would like to remind all parents/caregivers about the terms and conditions of enrolment concerning the withdrawal of students. Parents/Caregivers must give a term’s written notice to the College (Principal or Registrar). This written notice must be from the parents who have enrolled the student in the first instance.  Unfortunately, failure to provide this notice may result …

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Selection a Surprise for Mark!

When Mark Kennedy was asked to play in the Sunshine Coast 12 year. Boys’ Football Team one week before the tournament he was very excited and thrilled to have the opportunity. The 12 Years and Under Queensland Schools Football Championships were held in Cairns last week and Mark played a utility role as either forward …

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World’s Biggest Orchestra

One of our GCCC families have gone into the world guiness book of records for being part of the World’s Biggest Orchestra held at Suncorp Stadium on 13th July. Hamish (Year 6), Mason (Year 4), mum, Penny (Music Dept) and dad, David played along with 7,219 other musicians to smash the record held by 6.452 …

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Future Pathways 24 May 2013

Year 10 Parent and Student Career Planning Information Evening Last Thursday (16 May), on one of the coldest May evenings we’ve seen in quite a while, lots of hardy souls gathered at the school to hear about career planning and subject selection in Year 10.  It is hoped by starting preparations early that students will …

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Lost and Found

Found: iTunes card; pencil case full of pencils. Please see Karen Siggs at student reception if these belong to you. Also: a bag of Middle School uniforms was dropped off at the office but it is unsure if they were for sale or donation. If you dropped this bag off, would you please ring Admin …

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Zoo Keeper for a Day

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work as a Zoo Keeper? Well, wonder no more because the school holidays are back, and so is Australia Zoo’s holiday program, Zoo Keeper For a Day! If you are aged between seven and twelve you can join the zoo crew to help feed the …

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Kitchen Garden News

Last fortnight saw us begin our new theme “What’s in my food?” in Kitchen Garden. We are focusing on learning about the ‘hidden’ things in many of our foods bought from the supermarkets. Classes have been learning about sugar and how much of it is hidden in our foods. Many children (and parents) were both …

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P and F News 1 March 2013

Hi everyone! I hope you have been staying dry in all this wet weather! My sincerest apologies for the postponement of the Family Fun Day last weekend. The weather was looking dodgy and we had hardly any RSVPs so we thought it was best to wait until it settles and more people could make it. …

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Sports Reports 13 February 2013

Fishing The Barramundi fishing group began our fishing season feeling slightly wetter than the fish did! The weather was wet but everyone was still keen to get some fishing done. So we braved the drizzle and tried our wet hands at some ‘Barra’ fishing. Our current top fisherman is Elizabeth Gregory, who hooked the only …

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Future Pathways 15 February 2013

Work Experience Year 10 18 – 22 March As I write we are putting the finishing touches to placements for our Year 10 work experience. Thanks so much to students, parents and most of all our wonderful and supportive workplaces for making this all possible. Thanks most particularly to Mrs Simo McMinn, our VET Administration …

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