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How do we measure civilisation?

Margaret Mead was a famous and sometimes controversial cultural anthropologist in the 1960s and 70s. She was once asked what she thought the first sign of civilisation was and her answer surprised many. Some expected that the archeological evidence of civilisation would be advanced tool-making or a flourishing economy. However, Margaret disagreed. An article by …

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The power of anticipation

Even though it is a first-world problem, one casualty of the current restrictions is the cancellation of events we’ve looked forward to; sometimes for months or even years! In an article by Sandra Shrock called, “Power of Anticipation” she says, “A healthy sense of “anticipation” can often help energize our lives and help us get …

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FOMO – do you fear missing out?

The ‘Fear Of Missing Out’ has been so significant over the last two decades that the word, ‘FOMO’ was actually added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013. An article published by the Newport Academy (a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in adolescents with mental health issues) said; “A review study on FOMO defined it as …

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Expecting the Unexpected

There is an age-old motto that says, “expect the unexpected”. If ever there was a motto for 2020 (besides “wash your hands”) then this is it. This whole year has been quite unexpected, so it is the theme of my first blog for Term 3, 2020. No one, with the possible exception of Bill Gates …

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Save Your Seat In The Spotlight!

Have you seen the Flythrough video of our Performing Arts Centre? Soon we will be commencing construction of Stage III of our Performing Arts Centre that will contain a state-of-the-art 600-seat Performance Hall. This multi-million dollar facility will revolutionise performing arts at our College, providing a two-level theatre experience with modern decor and aesthetics that …

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Senior School News 26 July 2013

The Right Attitude   On day two of the Ashes first test, Ashton Agar, a 19 year old teenager from Melbourne, created cricket history.  A few minutes before midday Agar found himself as the last man walking to the crease with Australia having lost five wickets for nine runs in 31 balls. At 117 for …

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Senior School News 21 June 2013

The Queensland Plan Last month a summit was held in Mackay to discuss how Queensland should collectively plan for the future. More than 400 community representatives came together to develop questions that all Queenslanders are now invited to answer. Responses will then inform the development of The Queensland Plan , a thirty year vision for …

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Third in State for Shelby

Shelby Daunt had an awesome start to the IGA Little Athletics Queensland State Championships. In her first State Champs she sped around the track in the 9 year girls’ 800m race walk remaining completely disciplined to win a medal and take out third place in the event. Shelby has trained hard for this event so …

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QLD Parliament Visit Year 6

On Monday 4 March 2013, Year 6 went to the State Parliament House and the Botanical Gardens. My class, 6M, went to the Botanical Gardens while 6G went on the tour first.  My class sat in the garden to have a snack. The scenery was beautiful and that’s why after our snack we were allowed …

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Little Athletes Excel

Several students from GCCC have excelled in the Regional Little Athletics Championships held recently at Skippy Park and have qualified for the Queensland Little Athletics Championships to be held in March in Brisbane. Fifteen students competed in the Regional Champs with seven qualifying for the State Champs after beating many talented athletes from all over …

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