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Uniform Shop News

The Uniform shop will close on Wednesday 29 November 2023 at 4.00 pm and reopen at 9.00 am Monday 8 January 2024. As the end of the year approaches, thoughts turn to the purchasing of uniforms for 2024. To facilitate this, uniform bookings are put in place for all families in need of uniforms. This

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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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LOTE Primary Have Been Busy!

In Year 5 French class, students are learning about the parts of the body and how to name them in French. The pupils are putting their learning into a project, creating their own creatures using their imagination.  They are then writing up a description of their own creature. The students have been very enthusiastic about

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Middle School News

Term 4 is well underway with each week bringing a wide range of learning experiences and school milestones. Here is some information on these that have recently occurred and some important up and coming events. Book Week This week we celebrated the skill of reading with a Book Week Assembly on Tuesday. Books are a

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End of Term 2 in Primary School

The phased return to school has been a smooth and successful process and children are settling back into normal routines. The increased independence of the children going to classrooms unassisted has been a change but I would like to thank all our parents for assisting and for helping with this by limiting their presence on

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Primary News – Friendship

‘Through Friendship we build a stronger GCC family’ – Primary Captains 2020. Last week we held the Year 6 Leaders Retreat for our competent and capable 2020 Captains. The group included the Primary Captains, Faith Captains, Performing Arts Captains and the six House Captains. After a wonderful afternoon of team building challenges, a meaningful look

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Knowing, showing and going

This week we inducted our Middle and Senior School leaders on Tuesday. I would like to congratulate these students on their selection for leadership and I would like to thank them for volunteering their energy, time and talents to serve the greater student body through leadership. I am confident that by the end of their

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Middle School News 14 February 2020

Leadership: This week our Middle School Leaders were inducted into their leadership roles at a special assembly. Glasshouse Christian College has a beautiful tradition where the parents pin the leadership badge to their child’s uniform. This is not only because they are proud to witness their child being inducted as a leader, but also because

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Looking back and looking forward

Today we commemorated 20 years since Glasshouse Christian College began. Looking around at the marvellous facilities we enjoy today, I thought it was an appropriate time to remember our humble roots. Glasshouse Christian College is a ministry of the Glasshouse Country Baptist Church (GCBC) and we have the church to thank for what we are

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A significant start

Sea Life Year 3: “Mrs Mitchell, this is the best, best camp that I have ever been on”.  Train Station Year 1: “Mrs Mitchell, this is my first time ever on a train”.Train Station Year 1: At the station – “Mrs Mitchell, aren’t you supposed to be doing some work?” Prep student: Who are you?

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Parent Power

Welcome to our new parents and students to Middle School. Last week began well with Launchpads and a Parent Information Night along with all the usual ‘start of a new year’ things. If you weren’t able to attend the Parent Information Night you may find it worthwhile to take a look at the PowerPoint here.

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Prep Teddy Bears Picnic

Our Preppies have settled really well into their first few days of school. At the end of the first week, we celebrated by having a Teddy Bear’s Picnic. The children all brought their favourite teddy to school and we had a lovely picnic outside under the gazebos. We read teddy bear stories and munched on

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Year 1 exciting adventure

On Friday 31 January, the Wondrous Workers from GCC set off on an exciting adventure. We headed away from the College site, with teachers and supportive staff members, ready for a wonderful time. We took our water bottles, hats, a picnic lunch, good manners, lots of eager anticipation and energy.  Our adventure involved a walk,

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Year 3 Camp

Year 3 students had a wonderful start to the year by taking part in a variety of fun activities. The highlight for many though was, of course, our overnight camp at Sea Life Sunshine Coast. Students had an amazing time at Sea Life where they were able to create wonderful new memories and connections with

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The final week

The final week of the year is always a big one and this was no exception. Senior students left last week and this week Middle School students enjoyed alternate activities which encompassed everything from making billy carts to decorating gingerbread houses. However, all the big action was now concentrated in Primary with Christmas concerts, our

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Middle School News 6 December 2019

Leading our Middle School A big thank you to the Middle School Leaders, who have worked consistently and diligently all year finishing off this term with making gift bags for women in domestic violence situations and fundraising for Christmas gifts for low-income families supported by Salvation Army in our local area. Here are photos of

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Lots of fun at the pool

The Year 1 and 2 students loved cooling down at the Junior Swim Fun Day on Wednesday. They enjoyed the opportunity to show family members what they had learned during swimming lessons as well as having heaps of fun. The inflatable obstacle course was the favourite of the day with most children as they balanced

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Lit Pro Reading Awards

Congratulations to the Year 3 – 9 students who have been reading their way to success this semester! They have completed a total of 16,360 quizzes and read 71,970,510 words on the Literacy Pro program. To celebrate the achievements of our Upper Primary students, every child received a prize for their reading goal achieved and

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Girls in Tech Conference

On Monday 25 November, fourteen Middle School girls from GCC were privileged to be invited by Matthew Flinders Anglican college to attend a Girls in Tech Conference. The girls had the opportunity to work in groups and learn about the design process. They also heard about women in the workforce and the potential jobs for

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Year 9 Business – Market Day

During Term 4, the Year 9 Business class undertake a project to create a small business venture. It culminates in a Market Day during a lunch break where the Year 9 students set up to sell their products to hungry and thirsty Middle School students. The customers are given pretend ‘cash’ and they purchase the products

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Year 3 buzzing about football

Two teams of Year 3 students are buzzing after a very exciting day at the Caboolture District  Year 3 Football Championships this week. The girls were very excited to finish as runners up and the boys placed third which was also a fantastic result. The teams have only been together for a few weeks but

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A deep gratitude

Being a Victorian,  we hear the “G” word quite a lot. Most Victorians can’t wait to go to the G (MCG). I personally miss it. It’s there that people display so many emotions as they watch their team win, lose, win, lose and hopefully win. When your team wins that gratitude makes you forget the

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Year 9 English empathy

Year 9 English has had a major focus on the power of empathy this year. Students learnt to consider perspectives they wouldn’t ordinarily regard. This is what Calani Payton 9M had to say about one of the incursions: “Recently, the Year 9 cohort was given the opportunity to hear a Jewish woman recount her story of

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A very formal week

It was almost surreal seeing our Year 12 students transform themselves from school children into elegant young men and women for the Formal. Even though Formals are usually all about the cars, gowns and hairstyles, I particularly like the family focus we have at our GCC Formal. Parents and special friends can share in the

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Year 6 Make a Difference

As you will have read in previous Eagle Newsletters the Year 6 students have been taking part in group projects to ‘Make a Difference’ in their local community. Here is the last instalment of articles from those groups. The Peacekeepers team decided to make a difference by providing a student-based support network to support Year

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Servant leadership in Year 6

You could scroll online right now and find at least half a dozen titles about how to be a great leader, how to get people to follow and listen to you, how to achieve influence and make a difference. You would find titles about how to make your name known, build your popularity or acquire

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Great experience at AFL

Year 5 and 6 put in to practise all the AFL skills they had learned during their PE lessons in Term 3. They competed against other Glasshouse District Schools in a two-week competition which was run by AFL Development Officers.  Some students were very experienced and skilful AFL players but others in our teams were

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Outdoor Classroom Day 2019

While the weather was warming up, Year 1W and 1M were keen to get outside for some different learning experiences and to participate in National Outdoor Classroom Day. The teachers organised different activities for their classes and we had such fun that we are eager to do it over again. We were mindful of the

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Sound and Light incursion

Freya from Big Bang Educational visited Year 1 to share a workshop with us as part of our studies of light and sound. We all learn new things, even the teachers, and we were all engaged with the talks, the hands-on activities and the sound production sorting at the end. It was so much fun

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Aged Care for Year 7s

Inspired by the recent ABC series “Old People’s Home for 4 year olds’, and as part of our plans each year to include a service activity for Year 7 incorporating both the Pastoral Care and FUSE curriculum focuses, we have been able to organise to spend some time across the road at Glasshouse Views Aged

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