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Two events in Hospitality

Year 10 Multicultural Luncheon Year 10 selected a two-course meal for the multicultural luncheon which was an assessment task. They selected a country and then researched suitable foods that would link to the culture. They were excited to have their guests at their table to taste and evaluate their cooking. The students completed the assignment …

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Mrs Horrigan’s Compost Heap

There were squeals of fright and delight in the Science labs when Year 7 explored the creatures that live in Mrs Horrigan’s compost heap.  Students became experts at exposing the critters and deftly placing them in dishes to study them closer with magnifying glasses.  There were also frantic scrambles to catch those escapees who made …

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Junior Masterchefs of 5G

On the 1 May, Year 5G had a great afternoon feeling like Junior Masterchefs. We got hair nets and aprons (which were down to our feet). All geared up and ready to cook. Washing our hands was a must! We gathered all the equipment we needed and started to collect our ingredients; flour, sugar, coconut, …

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Future Pathways News 26 April 2013

Headstart at USC Semester 2 Headstart applications for study in Semester 2, 2013, will close on Friday 10 May. The timetable to select classes will be available on the USC website from 29 April and application forms can be downloaded in the 2013 Headstart Guide, pages 21-26. Skills Tech Taster Program for Year 10 Year 10 students interested in …

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Community Chest Donations

Thanks to Supa IGA’s Community Chest Donations, GCCC received a donation of $745.00 this month. Please keep remembering to ask for your tokens if you shop at IGA as its policy is to only give out tokens to those who ask.

Year 9 Emu Gully Adventure

The spirit of ANZAC and a touch of an episode of MASH pervaded the Year 9s last week, whilst on their survival camp at Hellidon’s Emu Gully Adventure Camp. To understand what it means to show courage in the face of fear, to live out the quality of mateship, persevering beyond what they previously thought …

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District Softball

Year 6 Boys in District Softball Final After many enthusiastic practice sessions the Year 6 Boys Softball team have proved that practise counts when they finished second in the District Interschool Sport Softball competition. Defeated by a more experienced St Michael’s team the boys were disappointed that the rain fell and the game was stopped …

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Principal News 15 March 2013

iPads Thank you to everyone who attended the iPad information night last Thursday, we hope it was beneficial for you. Perhaps one of the most pervasive misconceptions heard that evening was the balance between maintaining your child’s privacy and your right as a parent to know what your child is up to. Can I stress …

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Self Portraits of Year 10 students

Year 10 Art students have been studying Portraiture.  As we always start the year off with a drawing unit, the students drew a self portrait using graphite pencil.  I  am very impressed that most of the students were easily recognisable from their drawings. Patrice Cutlack

“Give Your Child The Edge”

 A FREE 1-hour talk by learning expert Diana Vogel – The Kid Whisperer from Down Under. Discover: • The importance of the 32 learning profiles and how they can play out in your child. • The simplest and quickest technique to calm your child down which doesn’t cost anything…Miss this and you’ll regret it! • …

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Triathlon Celebrity Inspires

Emma Jackson caused a great amount of excitement as she meet young aspiring triathletes at the Beerwah Pool last week. About 40 youngsters who train and compete in triathlons in Beerwah and beyond had the opportunity to be inspired by Emma, a current Olympian and Under 23 World Triathlon Champion. Emma encouraged the students to …

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Chappy Chatter 15 February 2013

On Tuesday morning the 12 February the combined Sunshine Coast Christian School Ecumenical Service was held. We had the privilege of sending our Primary, Middle School and Senior School captains along with our chappy team of Michelle, Mick and Dani. The service this year was held at St Andrews Anglican College and 16 different Christian …

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New Staff

This fortnight we are introducing seven more new staff members. Please say hello to them when you see them around the College. Introducing Annaliese Bullock Hello! Some of you may remember me as Miss Dart, as I was here last year doing my final prac and internship. Well, I am excited to say that I …

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Congratulations to Sarah Davis

Glasshouse Christian College 2012 graduating student Sarah Davis received an OP1 and we at GCCC are all very proud of her achievement. Sarah has added to this remarkable accomplishment by her acceptance into the University of Queensland to study medicine. We wish Sarah all the best with her studies and look forward to hearing more …

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