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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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Tuckshop news

I hope you have all enjoyed the convenience of ordering your child’s tuckshop online. Here are a few things to remember when ordering online with Flexischools: 1. Cutoff for ordering online is 9am on tuckshop days. 2. When your child is absent please ring tuckshop on 5436 5654 to cancel your child’s order.   3. …

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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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