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Rosetta Books – Easter Holiday Fun

Rosetta Books is excited to be bringing some popular children’s authors to Maleny over this Easter school holiday period. Award-winning Sunshine Coast hinterland author Peter Carnavas will be running a fun drawing workshop for children 5+ years old. He will be showcasing his latestbook, Leo and Ralph, a stellar novel about space, starting over and the […]

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Fostering Gratitude: A Cornerstone in School Communities

Gratitude isn’t just a nicety; it’s a powerful force that can transform school cultures and enhance student well-being. Recent research underscores its importance in educational settings, demonstrating its correlation with improved academic performance, mental health, and social relationships. When students and staff cultivate gratitude, they create a ripple effect that enriches the entire school community.

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Uniform Shop News

The new bamboo House polos are compulsory this year.  If you haven’t already purchased one, please call in to make your purchase in readiness for the Legacy Cup and forthcoming Carnival. Cost $24.50 / $26.50. Headphones The Uniform shop is now selling wired headphones. If your child hasn’t already purchased one, these are available at

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2024 Ecumenical Leaders Service

This week, our Primary, Middle and Senior faith captains attended the Sunshine Coast Christian School’s Ecumenical service, where schools from all denominations unite as one community under Christ, acknowledging and celebrating His ongoing work within their midst. This gathering also serves as an opportunity for these young leaders to foster connections and encourage one another.

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‘All Kids can be Readers’

Last week, author Sally Rippin, was announced as the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2024 and 2025. Sally’s theme as Laureate for the next two years is ‘All kids can be readers’. Sally loves to write stories with heart and with characters that resonate with children, parents, and educators. She is Australia’s highest selling female author

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Pastor’s Pen – Blur

I have a vivid memory of my early childhood. Before the age of five, my memories include sliding down steps on a cardboard box, sneaking onto my Dad’s Macintosh computer to drag files to the trash for fun, waving at a hang glider flying over my backyard, getting stuck upside down in one of those

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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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Uniform Shop News

House Polos The new House polos will be compulsory from January 2024.  If you haven’t already purchased one, please consider calling in before the end of the school year and beat the rush. Cost $24.50 / $26.50. Back to School Booking Calendar As the end of the year approaches, thoughts turn to the purchasing of

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Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod

Earlier in the term, four of our ensembles and choirs competed in the Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod. The event was held over several days at Matthew Flinders Anglican College. Congratulations to Symphonic Winds (Years 8 – 12) who placed third in their category and won a $100 prize. What a great achievement! Symphonic Winds performed Selections From The

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Uniform Shop News

House Polos The new House polos will be compulsory from January 2024.  If you haven’t already purchased one, please consider calling in before the end of the school year and beat the rush. Cost $24.50/$26.50. Some upcoming dates for students to wear House Polos are:The Primary Legacy Cup 31 July.Middle School Legacy Cup 1 August.The

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Shine on The Arts

Friday 26 May, 5:00 – 8:00 PM Shine is on this Friday night 5:00-8:00 pm. Everyone is invited! Please come and support your friends, have dinner at one of many food vendors. Plenty of performances happening indoors so you can escape the cold. Students in The Arts Department in both Primary and Secondary schools are

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Rest in Peace Spike

On Saturday 13 May, we said goodbye to Spike, the school’s bearded dragon, who had been at the school for over 12 years. First Spike was a part of Mrs West’s Year 1 class, then when she left the school, he was looked after by the Pastors (or at first the Chappies, where he got

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The DeLorean Project

Think, Create, Share – DeLorean Project Youth Innovation Showcase How many different ways could one use a brick? Most people will suggest something to do with building, or maybe breaking (eg- a window). But what else could a brick be used for? Could you use it to file your nails? Could it be a Geisha

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National Science Week 2022

On Wednesday morning 17 August, the Year 11 UQ Science ambassadors namely, Jonah Capps; Arno Mens; Amelia Siddans and Emily Hall, organised a number of experiments to demonstrate to the Primary school students. The four UQ Science Ambassadors demonstrated the ‘chilling effect’ of liquid Nitrogen on various items such as oranges; watermelon; a balloon; and

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You’ve got a friend in me

‘I’ll be there for you,’ said the Rembrandts. Randy Newman and Woody assured us, ‘You’ve got a friend in me!’. And let’s not discount the sweet sentimentality of Andy Grammar’s ‘Captain Underpants’ anthem, ‘Friend Like You’, with bold statements of ‘Dude, I love you! Bro, I love you! Man, I love you! You’re my homie,

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Dr Justin Coulson coming to GCC

Hot on the heels of our Melinda Tankard Reist parenting presentation on Monday 8 September, we have another special treat for GCC families. Glasshouse Country Baptist Church (GCBC) and Glasshouse Christian College (GCC) have joined together to bring Dr Justin Coulson to Beerwah on Tuesday 6 September! Dr Coulson is the co-host and parenting expert

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Alumni catch up: Ben Giles

Ben Giles was our College Captain in 2014 so it was great to hear from him recently. Here is what he has been up to: “I’m currently a paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service, working out of Cloncurry in the northwest of the state. It’s about an 18/19 hour drive from you guys. “I’ve been

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Will it rain on Open Day?

In the history of Glasshouse Christian College Open Days, we’ve had probably only one that was a little damp back in 2017. May is typically a beautifully sunny and dry month but, as we’ve seen so far, 2022 has been anything but typical. However, with the unseasonal wet weather we’ve experienced since the beginning of

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Helping Hands update

Water Tiger games have landed at Helping Hands. It has been a HUGE success at the service, with many photos displayed for the parents to enjoy. The children have really enjoyed the physical elements of the games and have all participated. It has been great to see how inclusive the games have been, competitive but

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Year 12 mentors for Year 1

Year 1W has the joy of working with many wonderful Year 12 mentors this year. These wonderful students have elected to work with Primary students on Monday afternoons. We plan to do lots of special activities together and build very special relationships. Even after one week, the Year 1 children were incredibly excited to greet

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GCC, third in Queensland for French!

Congratulations from everyone at GCC to our Year 3 to 12 students for their wonderful effort during the Education Perfect Worldwide Championships. GCC finished 3rd for French in QLD. Our students won 44 certificates during the 7-day championships challenge and answered correctly an amazing 235,241 questions earning 91,358 points. We are extremely proud of this

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