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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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Tips for improving your French learning

Learning a foreign language such as French is fun. At the same time, it can feel overwhelming, especially if you are new to the subject. Here are a few simple steps to take in order to make your language learning successful: Tuija Hast, Head of LOTE

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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