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Regional Touch Football Trials

Four students from GCC represented the Independent District at the Sunshine Coast School Sport Trials this week. They played every other district team in a round-robin format competition.  Abbie Stevens was a key player in the girls’ team playing as a middle. She read the play well, controlled the ball, and often called the plays …

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Primary PE Newsletter

First Independent District Carnival for the Year GCC students participated in the first Independent District Carnival for the year. GCC has now crossed over to the association of the Independent District rather than previously being affiliated within the Glasshouse District. The District Swimming Team swam hard and fast against tough competition from other students from …

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Secondary Sports Report: mid-term

Welcome back The beginning of Term 1 has been a busy one with our students taking full advantage of the sporting opportunities on offer. SCISSA Volleyball and Soccer has been taking place every Wednesday and we have entered two teams into the T20 cricket our boys have enjoyed this competition. Our Volleyball teams have been …

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Many Qualify for Little Athletics State Champs

Glasshouse Christian College athletes performed amazingly at the Little Athletics Regional Championships last weekend with many qualifying for the State Championships which will be held in Townsville. Students who competed were: Jayden Jacenko, Sonny Coleman, Lincoln Graham, Annalise Meredith, Sophie Doyle, Ethan Doyle, Asher Jones, Sophie Sharma, Estah Muller, Isola Lobley, Darby Small, Emma Small, …

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Secondary Sports Report

Welcome back It’s the middle of Term 3 already and our students have already had multiple opportunities to represent the college and the Sunshine Coast Region in sports and athletics. This term the SCISSA Touch football competition is underway as is the Friday night Basketball competition. We had our school athletics day in trying conditions …

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Running challenge winners

Twenty-six students from Prep to Year 2 enjoyed their reward celebration at Adventure Playland.  In preparation for this term’s Cross Country, students ran during their class time to improve fitness stamina.  Teachers had the opportunity to award three students only from their class one of the following awards.  ​​1. Bolt – The student who has …

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Primary SCISSA Gala 2

After several weeks of consistent rain, students were eager to get out on the field in their prospective sports. GCC students from Years 4-6 played in various locations across the coast against other schools involved in Primary SCISSA.  Throughout the day, teams played between 5-7 games against other colleges that participated in the SCISSA program. …

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Prep to Year 2 Cross Country

The Prep to Year 2 students set the stage for an amazing atmosphere for their Cross Country. Parents, students and staff enjoyed the sunshine, light breeze and music amongst the cheering and war cry chants which carried every racer through to the finish line.  Due to all the rain earlier in the term, a new …

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Primary District Cross Country 2022

Friday 20 May, the Glasshouse Christian College Primary District team put on an amazing performance representing our College. Students aged 10, 11 and 12 ran a new course to previous years due to wet conditions.  Once again we were blessed with weather conditions holding out right up until the conclusion of the presentations.  We also …

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Secondary Sports Report: Term 2

Welcome back Our Volleyball teams have acquitted themselves very well at the SCISSA and Trish Buckley Volleyball competitions. We have had two Soccer teams enjoying the Wednesday competition and our Netball teams are now underway in the Monday night competition in Maroochydore.   READ THE FULL REPORT HERE

Primary Cross Country 2022

On Friday 29 April, Glasshouse Christian College Primary School put up an amazing effort running in our annual Year 3 – 6 Cross Country. Students aged 8 years ran 1.5kms, ages 9 and 10 ran 2kms and ages 11 and up ran a massive 3kms around the all-terrain course. Initially, the event was postponed due …

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Cross Country Trainers

I would like to announce GCC’s first ever Primary Cross Country Trainers. Rachel is our strength and conditioning trainer. ​​​​​​​While, Navida is the endurance and running technique trainer.  Students have been working with these ladies to help prepare them for our GCC Cross Country Carnival and the District Cross Country Carnival. Students have been dedicated …

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GCC Rugby Union Jersey

GCC Primary is proud to announce that we have just received our first ever full set of Rugby Union playing jerseys. The playing jerseys will be used for teams that participate in the Primary SCISSA competition. Each term, teams participate in two friendly matches against other schools that participate in the Sunshine Coast SCISSA competition, …

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SCISSA Primary Gala Day

Thirty different sporting teams split over seven sports made up of 280 GCC students from Years 4 -6 were sent to eight different sporting venues and travelled on eight different buses driving to various sporting venues. What an exciting way to start the school day!  Teams travelled as far north as Yandina Cricket Club while …

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Years 4-6 SCISSA Sport

GCC was a hive of activity this week with Primary SCISSA holding its first Friendly Training Match against Sunshine Coast Grammar School. Students from Year 4 – 6 were bursting with excitement to get out on the field to participate in Thursday SCISSA games.  The following teams travelled to Sunshine Coast Grammar School to participate:  …

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Surfing program

The weather and surf conditions couldn’t have been perfect for our first round of lessons with North Caloundra Surf School for our Early Morning Surfing Program. This term we had just under 20 students from Years 4-6 sign up for the learn to surf program. Students kick into gear when they are riding their first …

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Early morning swimming training

Early morning swimming forYears 4-6 went off with a splash last Friday with more than 20 students in the water.  Thanks to our first ever two new Primary GCC Swimming Coaches who did an amazing job in training our students along with Mr Falzon. Nadia and Joanne both have swim school teaching experience and are excited …

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Lily Short champion again!

Lily Short is enjoying the year of her life as she collects title after title in 2021!  Early in the year Lily won the Primary Age State Equestrian Championship and was selected to compete at the Nationals. Unfortunately this was cancelled again this year. In place of this, Inter-school Queensland and Pony Club Queensland hosted …

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Term 4 Sports Report

In this fantastic report there is a season review of basketball, Rugby 7s news, the latest on SCISSA Socccer, Boys and Girls Rugby, a Volleyball update, individual sporting achievements and much more. Read Matthew Beattie’s full report HERE.

Primary Sports Awards

It was fantastic to have all the Upper Primary students with us to celebrate the sporting achievements of our students over 2021. The event was a showcase of all the sports our students participate and compete in at GCC during PE lessons, specialised programs and Interschool and District sport.  Due to the new format and …

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Students love Aquathlon experience

Seven Primary students competed in the Queensland Aquathlon Championships last weekend and loved the experience. They also performed really well with most of them finishing in the top half of their fields. Athletes came from all over South East Queensland to compete in the event. There were some very experienced competitors and many learning the …

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Sports Report for Term 3

Secondary sport After some early COVID interference on school sport this term we were still able to get the majority of team sport underway. Most competitions were altered somewhat into shorter competitions involving shortened and multiple games on competition nights in order to get results. Read Matthew Beattie’s full report and see all the action-packed …

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Lily Qualifies for Nationals

Lily Short continues to be the one to watch in the Junior Equestrian scene. Lily has recently competed in the Interschool Queensland Equestrian State Championships and has qualified to compete at the prestigious 2021 Australian Interschool Equestrian Championships.  Lily rode her two horses in four different classes at the State Titles held in Maryborough. Lily …

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Primary mountain biking

I am very excited to present our first-ever Primary GCC Mountain Biking Program. We met together Tuesday morning at 6:20 am with a fresh 7 degrees measuring on the temperature reader. Craig from 11 Hills Mt Biking kitted the team out with state of the art mountain bikes and we took off into Ferny Forest …

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Secondary Sports Report Weeks 5 to 9

Volleyball, SCUBA diving, soccer, Rugby League, Regional Cross Country, Secondary Athletics Carnival and Basketball are just some of the things you can read about in Matt Beatties’ report. Click on the link to celebrate our student sporting achievements with us: GCC Secondary sports report – Term 2, Weeks 5 to 9, 2021

Ashton, Sophie and Izaac show their talent at Primary Athletics Carnival

Students were once again excited about competing in the Primary Athletics Carnival at the Sunshine Coast University Track and were full of energy and enthusiasm.  The track and field event rotations started after the first challenge of the day – the thunderous war cry competition. Students competed in the 100m, 200m, long Jump, high jump …

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Mark West Cup – Rugby League

Boys in Year 5 and 6 who play Rugby League enjoyed a fun filled day when they were given the opportunity to play in the inaugural addition of the Mark West Cup Interschool Rugby League Competition. The Mark West Cup was held at Beerwah Bulldogs recently. Peachester State School could not field a complete team …

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Prep to Year 2 Cross Country

More than 250 students made their way through the crowds of cheering parents to participate in the Cross Country event. There were sections of the track that were muddy and slippery which I am sure the students tried to run through.  The atmosphere for the carnival was booming with excitement. Students did an amazing job …

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Primary Cross Country

With beautiful weather and a light breeze, music blasting and students and parents cheering racers on, the stage was set for a fantastic morning of Cross-Country racing. Students from Years 3 to 6 participated in age division races ranging from 1.5km to 3km through a mixture of fields, bush and tracks and pathways. The highlight …

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