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High Expectations

This year has been disruptive on many fronts but we are delighted to have all the children back at school and regular classes in session. Coming back to school and settling into learning and routines has taken a little time for some students. As we head towards the end of  Week 5, with only 14 …

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AMT Mathematics Competition

On Tuesday 4 August, 14 bright minds embarked on a Mathematical challenge. Students in Year 5 and 6 who had proven to be excellent mathematical problem-solvers were selected to compete in the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) run by the Australian Maths Trust. The AMC is an engaging 30-problem competition that demonstrates the importance and relevance …

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Wondrous Artists

We are SUPREMELY proud of the amazing work our little students have created this term. Some work was based on guided drawings, to be more scientifically correct as we studied minibeasts, but some are all our own ideas! What year level is this you ask… Year 7? Year 9? Year 4? – NO! – Year ONE! Yes. We have had a …

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Shine on the Arts – Friday 22 August – 5pm to 8pm

Mark your calendars for a wonderful evening of entertainment and displays showcasing the creative talent of our GCCC students from Prep to Year 12. Awesome entertainment, great food and drink, fantastic atmosphere!  Don’t miss this very special evening. Click here for more info.

Debutante Ball

                                                  This year is our 20th anniversary. The ball will be held on the 6 of September. We will be holding an Information and registration night on Wednesday 7 May and then a …

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Secondary Athletics Carnival

This year’s Secondary Athletics Carnival was an extremely tight competition between houses. A good showing of Sinai, Ararat and Zion athletes turned up for all events ensuring maximum participation points. This year, events were spread across a day and a half with the high jump continuing throughout the week due to slippery conditions. The competition …

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Unidentified bank deposits

Our accounts show unidentified bank deposits on the following dates: 21 June, 26 July and 2 August. If you have a direct deposit going into the College account and some of your payments aren’t showing up on your statement, please contact College Admin urgently. Thank you.

Year 9 Community Service

During the last week of Term 2, Year 9 students were involved in several community service projects as part of our Ignite program.   Student community services included: * Cleaning the church windows, floors and pews. * Backyard blitz for local pensioners * Emu parade around Beerwah – cleaning rubbish from the creeks and estuaries. …

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Kitchen Garden News 24 May 2013

Super slippery sensational snails have been special visitors to the garden in the last fortnight. Classes learnt all about the curious mini beasts that come out at night to chomp through our gardens when we are all asleep! Snails lay eggs in the soil but they do not hatch; they simply keep growing into little …

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Vocal and Instrumental Lessons

Those students who currently attend private vocal and instrumental lessons during their school day are greatly appreciated for their dedication to their instrument.  Our specialist tutors are experts in their field and we are fortunate to have them here at GCCC.  Unfortunately their available time is limited and therefore we need to cherish those lessons. …

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Primary News 24 May 2013

GRANDPARENTS’ DAY……  FRIDAY 21 JUNE…DATE CLAIMER WHEN           Friday 21 June Morning Tea from 11.00am Concert starts at 11.30am WHERE         Morning tea on the church verandah and then concert in the church. Following this grandparents will move to the College grounds and visit classrooms. DETAILS      Invitations will be posted to grandparents next week. Please give grandparents …

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Senior School News 15 March 2013

Life’s Journey This week the Senior School is looking to the future! Our Year 12s visited the University Showcase last Friday to explore possibilities after graduation. Eight universities   and other tertiary institutions were present and gave interesting talks on life beyond school. One speaker weighed up the positives and negatives of living at home compared …

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Middle School Leadership Induction

On Feburary 27 our Middle School Leaders Induction service. As the oldest class of Middle School – all our Year 9s are in fact leaders. Please encourage them as you see them rise to this role.  I was so impressed with all our Middle Schoolers at this assembly!   Jacqualina Vreeling, Head of Middle School

Primary News 15 March 2013

LATE ARRIVALS It is important that all students arrive at school on time. Not only is this good training for later in life and for a good work ethic, but it disadvantages the actual student and others in the class. Home readers are sometimes changed first up in the morning so late arrivals impact on …

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P and F News 15 March 2013

Family Fun Day I hope you are all looking forward to the Family Fun Day on Saturday.  Can’t wait to see many of you there.  Thanks to all those who have RSVP’d.  Looks like it will be a great day!  Don’t forget to bring your picnic blankets and chairs etc. DISCO FEVER!  Prep to Year …

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Congratulations Sam and Jemma Ritson

Sam and Jemma Ritson competed in the JKA-WF Qld Regional Karate Championships in Pomona on Saturday 2 March.  Sam brought home a medal for second place in the 9 to 11 years boys Kata.  Jemma fought well to win the Under 8s Kumite.

Senior Leaders’ Induction

Thank you to parents, family and friends who attended the Senior School Leaders Induction.  We were all challenged by the speeches given by Mr Curtis and our College Captains Jacqueline Newell and Riley Williamson. All our Year 12 students are recognised as College Leaders and are expected to demonstrate leadership each day. In particular, we …

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Violin Concert

Born in Cuba in 1970, Jaime began violin studies at age five. When he was ten, Jaime’s family immigrated to the United States and he began lessons with the eminent violinist Cyrus Forough, a student of the great David Oistrakh. Jaime has dedicated his talents to sharing the love of God through sacred and classical …

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Futsal Fun

Emily Roach and Declan Martin have enjoyed a summer season of Futsal playing in their 8 and 9 year team, The Thunderbolts. They have competed once a week for four months against players from all over the coast at various venues. They have gained fantastic skills and knowledge of the game and no doubt their …

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Library News

A huge welcome to the new staff, students and families that have joined the GCCC community this year. We have extended our opening hours to assist with the growing numbers across the College and encourage students to consider visiting before and after school (please note hours below). Middle and Secondary students are encouraged to use …

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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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Message from the Registrar

MESSAGES FROM THE REGISTRAR PREP 2014 We will be commencing with the Prep 2014 enrolment process shortly. Therefore, I am asking all existing families of the College to ensure that an Application for Enrolment has been submitted to the Registrar for all siblings that are eligible for Prep next year (2014). If you still need …

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