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Estah 5th in Australia

Estah Muller is the 5th best 12-year-old female discus thrower in Australia! She has returned from the Australian School Sport Athletics Championships in Launceston where she competed against the best 12-year-old discus throwers in the country. She was very excited to place 5th against the talented field of athletes. Estah has improved her personal best […]

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Term 1 Secondary Sport

Secondary Sports report for Week 1. This report details all secondary sporting opportunities for this term; Nominations and expressions of interest forms as well as competition dates and upcoming sporting events. Parents and students, please read through this report to ensure you do not miss out on any sporting opportunities this term. In this report

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Primary Sport Report for Term 4

Swimming Carnival GCC ended the year with the annual Swimming Carnival and students were excited about participating in such a fun event at the Burpengary Aquatic Centre. This year we were blessed with sunny weather and enjoyed the full use of the aquatic center. Students were given the opportunity to nominate to race in the

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Aliana – Brilliant Gymnast

Aliana Shiel is a quiet young lady in class, but get her on a gymnastics floor and she is fearless and aggressive. She tumbles, swings, vaults, and does cartwheels while balancing on the beam which all takes years to perfect. Aliana recently competed in the Qld State Regional Challenge in the Level 5 – 11

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Estah First GCC Primary Student to Qualify for National Athletics Championships

Estah Muller is absolutely thrilled to qualify for her first National Track and Field Champions after winning bronze at the State Track and Field Championships recently. She is the first GCC Primary student to represent Queensland and compete at a National Championship. Estah and Sophie Doyle represented the Sunshine Coast at the Queensland School Sport

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Sunshine Coast Schools Sport Athletics Championships

Seven primary students represented the Independant District at the Sunshine Coast Schools Sport Athletics Championships recently. Sophie and Estah Qualify for State Athletics Championships Sophie Doyle was the busiest at the two-day championships which saw about 1000 of the best athletes compete to gain qualification to the Qld Schools State Athletics Championships. She was selected

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District Athletics Carnival

Great news: 68 GCC students qualified for the Athletics District Team. The Independent Athletics Carnival was the trifecta in GCC completing our first year of competing at all the Big 3 Carnivals, being Swimming, Cross Country, and Athletics. Independent school results from each school are as follows: 1 MATTHEW FLINDERS AC MFAP2 PACIFIC LUTHERAN COLLEGE

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Queensland All Schools Oztag

This year the Oztag momentum was continued from last year’s successful program.  GCC entered 3 teams into QLD All Schools Oztag Competition which was held at the Kawana Sports Precinct. With music blaring and 22 fields running consecutively. Students played from Friday through to Sunday in what was a fierce round of competition in the

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What Makes a Great Team?

For all of Term 2, half of the Year 12 cohort signed up for Oztag training with the goal of attending the All Schools Oztag competition last weekend, held at the Kawana Sports Stadium. There was so much interest that we ended up entering two teams that had ample subs. This is a competition that

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Regional Cross Country News – Sophie and Emma Qualify for State Cross Country Championships

A beautiful rainbow welcomed the competitors to the Sunshine Coast School Sport Cross Country Championships signaling that a great day of cross country racing was about to start. GCC students Hadley Smith, Sophie Doyle, and Isola Lobley were representing the Independent District at these championships along with secondary students Emma Small and Nikita Hazard. Hadley

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Primary Athletics Carnival

As 360 students from Years 3 to 6 boarded the entourage of buses that were en route to the Sunshine Coast University Track, the excitement levels grew higher by the minute. Within 10 minutes of touching down at the track, students were split up into the competitive and non-competitive events for the day. With each

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Secondary Sports Report

As Term One has now come to a close we can reflect on the large number of sporting opportunities that have been enjoyed by our secondary students so far this year. GCC teams competed well in the SCISSA competition and we congratulate the Senior Boys B Volleyball team for finishing runners up in a close

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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

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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.

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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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