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Alumni catch up: Moale James

Moale was Glasshouse Christian College’s 2016 Captain and recently responded to our shout-out for past GCC captains to let us know what they have been up to. Moale has a Facebook page called Our Knowledge, Our Practice, Our Stories and her own website as a storyteller. Here is a brief extract from the website to …

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Uniform Shop News

Middle School Formal/Sport Jacket and Senior School Sport Jacket We have listened to students and parents regarding introducing an option for a Middle School formal jacket that can double up as a sports jacket as well as being worn with the formal uniform. This can also be worn by Senior students with their sports uniform. I …

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You belong

YOU BELONG. Two little words that change a child’s world. A sense of belonging is a long-established cornerstone of wellbeing, happiness and satisfaction. It provides a sense of purpose and meaning. For students, a sense of belonging means they feel a sense of acceptance, inclusion, respect and support. It means they have safety and security …

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Future of the Sunshine Coast

On Tuesday 30 November, Mrs Johnson and I were invited to an extremely special lunch hosted by the Sunshine Coast Daily about the Olympic and Paralympic Games held in 2032, right in our very own, Sunshine Coast. The event discussed legacy opportunities and how industry and communities can benefit over the next 10 years and …

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Uniform Shop News

The January booking calendar has opened should you wish to make a uniform fitting appointment for your child. Please ensure you make one booking per child, not per family. Each booking slot will accept two student bookings, so if you only have one child booked in you will be sharing the booking slot with another …

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World Diabetes Day

On Friday 12 November we had the great pleasure of holding a fundraiser for type one diabetes. There are multiple students within Primary and Secondary School who have to live with diabetes 24/7 and even some teachers. The fundraiser was held to celebrate World Diabetes Day and all money raised is going towards the Junior …

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Primary Science Week Shows

On Thursday 19 August, the UQ Science Ambassadors namely: Mason White; Scott Roy; Tim Sidey; Abigail McKinley; Liezle Avila and Olivia Page organised a number of experiments to demonstrate to the Primary school students. The Science Ambassadors were also assisted by Noah Moss; Eveliina Kaukereit and Nick Balogh. Liezle performed a number of chemical reactions …

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Last chance – Open Day

Tomorrow, Saturday 15 May between 10am and 2pm is the first Open Day we have held since 2019 and it will be the last one until 2022. This is your last chance to invite your friends and family to this great event. We love Open Day because it is such a wonderful opportunity to show …

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Third place in Qld for French!

Congratulations to all our GCC French students for coming third in Queensland for French during the seven-day Education Perfect Language Worldwide Championships. The competition ended Tuesday, 23 March at 3pm and our GCC students accomplished an awesome result winning 82 certificates in total. That is, scoring 500 points or above in the seven-day period. What …

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Winter Uniform 2021

With the cooler / wet mornings creeping in, if you haven’t purchased your winter school uniforms, please consider coming into Uniform Shop to determine the sizes your child needs or you can place an online order through Flexischools using this link: http://www.flexischools.com.au. The item/s will then be packaged and delivered to your child’s classroom (Primary) …

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Uniform Shop News

I am pleased to inform you that our Primary shirts have arrived.  For those who have them on backorder please contact me to make arrangements for their collection, thank you.  The Uniform Shop will close for the holidays from Tuesday 8 December 2020 however, items that have been paid for that are on backorder can be …

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Uniform Shop News

The Uniform Shop hours are Monday and Wednesday 8am to 10am and 2pm to 4pm and open all day Friday during term time or by appointment through the Carebookings Calendar.  The calendar is now open for January back to school fittings and you will see that we have extended hours on Wednesday 20 and Thursday …

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Uniform Shop News

Just a reminder that the Uniform Shop hours are Monday and Wednesday 8am to 10am and 2pm to 4pm and open all day Fridays. You are welcome to call into the shop during these times should you need to purchase something. However, if your child requires a fitting for Primary, Middle or Senior School, which …

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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 to this Capital Giving Campaign so far. We look forward to formally recognising each donation in 2021 by way of an engraved seat plaque in the donor’s name, but …

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Science Week 15-23 August 2020

Primary Science Show On Tuesday 18 August, the Science Ambassadors namely: Jordan Fish; Lizzie Reedman; Amelia Coey; Ethan Redpath and Connor Ferguson organised a number of experiments to demonstrate to the Primary School students. Assisting the Science ambassadors were the two academic leader Charlie Bidgood and Lize Kasselman. Lize performed a number of chemical reactions …

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Part time job opportunity

We are sad to report that our wonderful Kiss and Go Supervisor, Yvette is leaving us for new endeavours. This means that there is an opportunity for someone who wants some part-time work to supplement their family income. All the details are on our website under Employment and we have replicated them for you below: …

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Crossing Supervisors needed

Positions exist for School Crossing Supervisors at Glasshouse Christian College. 1 rostered position – this person will be on a roster that rotates between GCC and Beerwah State School. The work pattern is: two weeks rostered on and one week relief (not rostered but still available). 1 relief position – this person will be available …

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Shave For a Cure raises $1200

Although our policy doesn’t allow us to put non-school fundraisers in the Eagle, we are delighted to share results after the event. Congratulations to Dwyer family for raising almost $1200 for the Leukaemia Foundation from their Shave for a Cure! If you have participated in any fundraiser or charity event then we would love to …

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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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Introducing Sarah Laws

Hello, my name is Sarah. I live in Bli Bli with my husband and two teenage sons. I have taught music in both primary and high schools across the Sunshine Coast for the past 20 years. I enjoy conducting and piano accompanying youth choirs. I enjoy singing with the Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir and also …

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Introducing Krystyna Scurr

Hi, I’m the new Uniform Shop Coordinator now that Stephanie McCredie is the College’s full-time Corporate Projects Officer. I immigrated to Australia from England in 2005, however, I was brought up in a Polish family where English was my second language. I live in the beautiful Glass House Mountains. I am married to Ken and …

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Private Schools in Aura

Is your family moving to the City of Colour in Caloundra West – Aura, Baringa, Nirimba, Bells Creek, Bellvista and looking to find the best schools in Aura and nearby suburbs? Aura is located just off the Bruce Highway, on the southern side of Caloundra and just east of Beerwah. This new satellite city is …

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Introducing new staff

Last week we introduced three of our new teaching staff to you and this week we take great pleasure in introducing three more new teachers. One of our new staff members is more of a ‘renewed’ staff member and I’m sure many of you will remember Jonathan Cooper and welcome him back. Jonathan Cooper Hello! …

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Introducing new staff

We hope you will take the time to say hello and welcome the new staff at Glasshouse Christian College. We are very privileged to have such excellent people at our College and our students are the ones who will benefit the most. You can read about three of our new staff below and we will …

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Introducing Gary Asplin

Hello, my name is Gary Asplin and I am the new Design Technology teacher. This is my sixth year of teaching after spending my previous working life in the metal fabrication industry. I have recently built my own home so I am relatively handy with wood also. I look forward to sharing my life experience …

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New Land Update

Stage 11 Building Project update – 22 October 2014 Those of you on Facebook have been able to see some photos of the new land development so we thought it was time to give you a fuller update. As of 22 October:.. The date for practical completion is Friday 27 March next year, which is …

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Sunshine Coast Speech Contest

Last weekend 12 French students from Years 4 to 8 and their parents, represented GCCC at the Modern Language Teachers’ Association of Queensland’s annual Speech Competition held at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The GCCC students who attended this event were selected to represent the College and competed against more than 500 outstanding second …

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New Caloundra Bus Run

The new Caloundra Bus Run has got off to a flying start but there is still room for more students. If you have friends living in Caloundra who have shown an interest in GCCC but transport has been a problem, would you please share this information with them. The current Caloundra bus run travels through …

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FUNFEST 2014

Exciting news! Funfest preparations are well underway with most of the Primary stalls now allocated! All of your favourites will be there this year: Cake Stall, Mystery Jars, Book Stall, Strawberries (YUM!) and Show Bags, with many more to come. As has been done previously, every class will have a stall and will need Parent …

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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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