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SYSITS – Expression of thanks

Expression of thanks to our donors of “Save your Seat in the Spotlight” Campaign The College would like to thank all donors who have generously given into this Capital Giving Campaign so far. It will be a while until we can formally recognise each donation by way of an engraved seat plaque in their name, …

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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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Get Your “SHINE” On!

This term I am hoping to start a program for Year 11 girls. The program is called ‘SHINE’ and it is based on a curriculum written by Hillsong. I am passionate about seeing young women understand and realise their worth, value and purpose in a world with so many pressures and unrealistic expectations. Shine is …

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Bravehearts White Gala – Saturday 13 September

For an evening of fun and entertainment in support of Bravehearts, helping to protect Australian kids and stop child sexual assault. All enquiries please phone Louise – (07) 5552 3025 or email lbarke@bravehearts.org.au

Future Pathways 25 July 2014

Term 3 is one of the busiest terms of the year in terms of careers and career decision making.  An important night not to be missed is 6 August for Year 10-12 parents and students.  Year 10s on Tuesday 22 July attended the Sunshine Coast Careers Expo at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Year …

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Year 2 Mosaics

Wow! What a start Year 2 has had in Art.  Working with the theme of God’s Creation, we worked on three mosaic pieces – one for earth, sky and water. From designing initial mosaic concepts, to smashing up ceramics, tiling and grouting our work, we have been busy little bees completing some wonderfully coloured mosaic …

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Future Pathways News 26 July 2013

Senior School events in coming weeks Letters were sent home this week with all Senior Students about these upcoming events. Senior  Parent and Student Information Evening 31 July. Please come and join us on Wednesday evening for: SET Plan information for Year 10 students and their parents After-school pathways and QTAC applications for Year 11 …

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Prinicpal’s Address 21 June 2013

Launching GCCC’s Facebook Page The word ‘Facebook’ is enough to make any parent or school uneasy. When dealing with children the prevailing thought is often, ‘better safe than sorry’. However, being safe doesn’t mean we should miss out on the opportunity that platforms like Facebook can bring to our College family. At different events, I’m …

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ICAS Science Test

On Wednesday June 5  45 students from Years 3-11 competed in the annual ICAS Science test. The tests varied in time from 45mins to 60mins. All students who undertook the test will receive a participation certificate. The students who perform above average will receive credit and distinction certificates from ICAS. Medals will be awarded to the students …

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Défilé de Mode

Year 7 culminated their unit on clothing by putting on a class fashion show. The students performed a self-presentation and worked hard at perfecting their pronunciation. Many ‘new’ students were surprised at how French they actually sounded, after such a short period of time. A big hooray to each student as they all did well. …

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Debutante Ball 2013

There are still positions available for this year’s deb ball for any year 11 girls that are interested? It is great fun and also raises much needed funds for the Beerwah high chaplain! If you are interested please call Cynthia Ruhle on 0417998757 or email hockitbt@bigpond.net.au

Using Apps

Make sure your child is using an age-appropriate app. If you wish to restrict them from downloading age-inappropriate apps on their device, you may turn on parental controls on their account. Keep in mind, however, that the age classifications on the app stores may not always reflect the app’s terms and conditions. Speak to your …

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2013 QLD Grand Champions

Two of our Music Department Staff spent part of their Easter holidays competing in the annual  Queensland Eisteddfod.  This year the 120 year old festival of music was held in Rockhampton attracting choirs from Ipswich to Cairns. Penny White (Music Teacher Aide) and Ian Rix (Voice Coach) are members of the Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir …

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Weetbix Tryathlon Fun

Tryathlons are a great way to have fun in the outdoors and experience a taste of what the professional triathletes do. Fifty Five students were motivated by our visiting Weetbix Tryathlon promoters to have a go at a Tri in the Weetbix Tryathlon to be held in Caboolture on May 12. See Mrs Stott or …

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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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Records Fall at Regional Swim Champs

Our three finest primary swimmers fought hard against the top swimmers on the Sunshine Coast at the Sunshine Coast Primary School Swimming Championships held in Caboolture. Amity Roser, Sophie Trevan and Beau Howard swam fantastically in their 50m events with six personal best times between them. The most exciting swim of the day came from …

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Aussie Legends Lunch

There were footballs, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars at the Aussie Legends’ Lunch hosted by Year 10 Hospitality students on Thursday 7 March. The footballs were for decoration and the Holden cars were in the car park but the meat pies and kangaroo sausages were accompanied by a banquet of Aussie favourites such as …

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Cooking up a storm during a storm

During the recent floods, Hospitality student Ramon Merrero was stranded at home and couldn’t get to school. He wrote to his teacher Mrs Primrose Kombanie, “What shall I do?” Mrs Kombanie responded, “We are making Quiche Lorraine today. You may want to try it at home. I’ve attached the recipe. Take a photo and record …

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Pause and Ponder

John 8:31-32 says: Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” If anyone wants to follow Jesus. They have to follow his teaching. You can’t pick and choose what …

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Introducing Heidi Evans

G’day! My name is Heidi Evans and it is my pleasure to join the GCCC team as a Learning Support Teacher Aide for grades 7 and 8. During my short time here, I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know all the students I have had the pleasure of supporting and instructing. I am enjoying working …

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Future Pathways 1 March 2013

Our Wonderful Future Pathways Students. Last week Mr Heyworth met with our TAFE students to check on how their year has started. Students were reminded to stay ahead of school work and TAFE assessment and request help if they strike any problems. Some of our TAFE students were away at courses or elsewhere when we …

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P and F News

Hi Everyone! I hope you and your children have settled well into the new year and you are back into the swing of things. Let me take this opportunity to say welcome to all our new families. I hope you too will soon love this school! I can’t wait to meet many of you at …

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Future Pathways 15 February 2013

Work Experience Year 10 18 – 22 March As I write we are putting the finishing touches to placements for our Year 10 work experience. Thanks so much to students, parents and most of all our wonderful and supportive workplaces for making this all possible. Thanks most particularly to Mrs Simo McMinn, our VET Administration …

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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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