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We love gymnastics!

The Year 2 students have been very excited during their PE lessons as they have been learning lots of new gymnastics skills over the last four weeks. We had Eileen Fowler, a gymnastics coach, for this program which was funded by Sporting Schools. Students were given the challenge of creating a routine using five skills …

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Prep to Year 2 Cross Country

Students were either cheering, left sweaty after their race, or running as fast as their legs would take them through our new Cross Country course.  The rain held off to create some cooler running weather, the music was pumping and everyone was excited to see the runners race. With the new course layout, we were …

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Secondary Sports Report Weeks 1-5

To read all the exciting Sports events over the last five weeks, click here. Video Gallery Athletics Carnival Video gallery Touch Football

ON BECOMING CHILDWISE

Parenting Seminars Learn How To: *Build Happy Families, *Raise Morally Sensible & Emotionally Balanced (For children 3-12 years) The Series PARENTING YOUR CHILD THROUGH THE PRIMARY YEARS Topics include: How to raise a responsible child How to raise a secure child How to raise a loving child How to raise a trusting child How to …

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Play Softball

Suncoast Hinterland Softball Association invites interested players to sign-on for the upcoming Summer season. Sign On & Come Try Day: Saturday 23 August & Saturday 13 September Where: Mooloolah Multi Sports Complex – 129 Mooloolah Connection Rd, Mooloolah (Brand new facilities) Who: Males & Females of all ages & abilities – 5yrs to masters Contact: Karen 0422 204 661 or suncoasthinterlandsoftball@gmail.com Your child may be …

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Why are we teaching French?

As a French teacher I thought I would mention some of the reasons why we teach French at GCCC and why it is an important part of the curriculum. It is a fact that Australia is a multicultural country with a rich diversity of people and languages. Our Aboriginal community alone boasts of hundreds of …

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Cheersport Australia’s Mid Year Sign Up for 2013!

Offering both Competitive and Non-Competitive Cheer, Tumbling, Hip Hop and Fitness Programs, Cheersport Australia is an innovative, edgy performance and education team fusing cheerleading and acrobatics with urban styles of dance. Cheersport Australia has a wide variety of programs for a range of ages, abilities and backgrounds and is currently enrolling students for the second …

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Library News 21 June 2013

Holiday Reading Activities There are some great activities lined up at the Beerwah Library these holidays to keep the kids enthralled. There is an interactive musical presentation called the Funky Chicken Show, where Author Chris Collin presents his book Funky Chicken: A Bushy Tale of Crocs and Chooks. There is also a Stop Motion Animation …

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Primary News 7 June 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. CORRECTION   Invitations have been emailed to parents. Please pass on to grandparents …

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Year 11/12 Biology Field Trip

Last Friday (17 May) the Year 11 and Year 12 Biology classes participated in two biological field studies. The first field study was at Kings Beach Caloundra on its Rocky Shore. The students identified and recorded the number of various marine organisms in the four intertidal zones of the Rocky Shore. They successfully identified different …

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SCISSA District Cross Country

A strong team of runners represented GCCC at the District Cross Country competition on Friday 10 May. On a wet track conditions were difficult and our runners dug deep to mix well with the best runners from nine Sunshine Coast Independent Schools. The individual efforts of our Cross Country runners this year were exceptional especially …

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Senior School News 10 May 2013

Arriving late to School- 8:20am is the target It is important that students arrive at school by 8:20am  This gives students time to get to their lockers, organise all their equipment as well as go to the bathroom prior to lesson 1.   Our timetable is structured so that lessons start promptly at 8:30am.  The …

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Kitchen Garden News 10 May 2013

Busy, fun, dirty and just a bit smelly sums up kitchen garden for the last fortnight. Classes weeded, planted lots of colourful beetroot, red cabbage, shallot and broccoli seedlings. Lettuce and pea seeds were planted into punnets and sweet potato runners were planted into bags (many thanks to the Holly family for their kind donation). …

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Primary News 26 April 2013

Primary Culture Over the past weeks students in Years 3 – 6 have participated in a Bullying Survey and the information was collated throughout the holidays.  Historically we have done this survey annually, to keep our finger “on the pulse” in terms of the culture in the Primary School. The feedback from students was consistent …

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Library News – 28.03.13

Work Experience in the library Last week Katie Todd joined the library team as part of the Year 10 Work Experience program. Katie is a regular library monitor at lunchtime and having her come on board as a ‘library assistant’ was a tremendous blessing. Katie completed a wide range of tasks and extended her knowledge …

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Shake a Tail Feather!

It seems that “Disco” is the flavour of the month.  A week before the whole of Primary had their opportunity to “bust a few moves”, the Preps were leading the way with the annual “Dippy Duck Disco”.  Dippy Duck, for the uninitiated, is a character in “Letterland” (the literacy program used in Early Primary).  All …

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Woolworths Earn and Learn

This year we will once again participate in the Woolworths Earn and Learn program. Due to the great work of College families collecting stickers last year, Woolworths donated more than $10,000 worth of educational teaching aids and resources to GCCC. The program kicks off on 8 April and there will be a box outside College …

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QATSIF Scholarship Students Honoured

Glasshouse Christian College wishes to acknowledge the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation (QATSIF) and the Scholarships that it provides to our indigenous students, Juanita and Stephen Greasley. We honour Juanita and Stephen as recipients of QATSIF scholarships for 2012 and 2013.

Middle School News

Off to Camp All our Middle schoolers are off on alternative programs this coming week. I am sure that families are organising the ‘what to pack’ stuff and mentally preparing your child for what is happening. Most are excited about the prospect of this week; however, there are reservations too. Please be assured that our …

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Prinicpal’s News

iPad Information Night 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 to know what your child is up to as a parent. Can …

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Granny Flat Needed

 Quiet, mature working male (employee of GCCC) is seeking a furnished granny flat or bedsit in the Beerwah/Glasshouse Mountains/Landsborough/Peachester area. Please enquire at College reception, 5439 0333.

Leadership Day

Year 6 students enjoyed a day of group work and team building activities as they participated in Leadership Day in Term 1. The theme for the day, ‘Qualities of a good leader’, was explored as students enjoyed group challenges. Students will continue to focus on these qualities throughout the year as we encourage each other …

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Float Your Boat

This term in Year 2 we have learnt about how push and pull forces cause toys to float on water. We used our newly acquired knowledge to create our own plasticine boats. We then tested our boats to see if they would float and hold a load of marbles. Learning about forces was a lot …

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News from the Principal

New Look Newsletter We have been working on ways to improve our communication for some time. The newsletter is an important means of passing on information but we are aware that some of you are having problems with the older format. Some of the challenges include the newsletter being too big to download quickly and …

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World on a Plate

Year 10 Students this term are studying “World on a plate”. We began our travels with a taste of Italy in the form of a visit from Flavya Woodfired Pizzas. The students got to experience making pizza the traditional way and did everything from scratch – including lighting the wood fired oven. Students made pizzas …

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Middle School News 1 March 2013

It’s all about RESPECT I believe there are three aspects to respect: Respect Ourselves, Respect Others and, Expect Respect. The bible says, Love one another as you love yourself. This means you have to love yourself in order to be able to love others. How do we RESPECT ourselves? If you’re a student reading this …

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Technology Information Night

On Thursday 7 March from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in the Theatrette, we are having an evening we are calling “Recapturing the Ipad”.There is no doubt that the iPad is a very effective learning and organising tool but there are plenty of unwelcome distractions-namely messaging, internet browsing and other time wasters. For some of you there …

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Launchpad

Each year at GCCC, Middle School begins with a community building and thought provoking day called Launchpad. On this alternate activity day, students are challenged to think about their goals and values, about relationships and friendships and to have some time of reflection in preparation for the year ahead. Each class group then shares a …

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New Staff – Reintroducing Lauren Kuhn

I have been working here at GCCC since 2007, with the exception of last year when I was living and working in Canada. I love our school and am excited to be back with my gorgeous Prep class.

Part Time Cleaner Vacancy

PART-TIME CLEANER WANTED The College is seeking applicants for the position of part-time cleaner for an immediate start. All applications need to be made through the GCCC Non Teaching Application Form found at www.gccc.qld.edu under the Employment Opportunities Tab. Applications close Friday 1 March 2013. All applicants are expected to strongly identify with the Christian …

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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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