Monthly Archives: May 2013

Open Day  After all the wet weekends this year, we were blessed with blue skies and sunshine for our Open Day last Saturday and it was a great event. I was particularly thrilled with the attendance of our current families. It really added to the buzz and community atmosphere on the day.Once again our students
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MAY Fri 31 Maleny Show – public holiday JUNE Mon 3 Year 6 at Caboolture QUT Tue 4 Secondary Regional Cross Country Wed 5 Primary Regional Cross Country Wed 5 Year 10 USC Experience Day Mon 10 Queen’s Birthday public holiday Tue 11 7pm P and F Meeting Thur 13-Tue 18 Years 11 and 12
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GRANDPARENTS’ DAY……  FRIDAY 21 JUNE…DATE CLAIMER WHEN           Friday 21 June Morning Tea from 11.00am Concert starts at 11.30am WHERE         Morning tea on the church verandah and then concert in the church. Following this grandparents will move to the College grounds and visit classrooms. DETAILS      Invitations will be posted to grandparents next week. Please give grandparents
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Excellence or Perfectionism?The third of our GCCC values reminds us to strive to do the best we can in everything we do – Excellence. We need to be careful though not to confuse excellence with perfectionism. They mean very different things. Perfectionism is something altogether different from excellence. Excellence makes us feel good about what
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This last week I have been very impressed with, and proud of: All our Year 7s and 9s who worked so diligently on their NAPLAN tests last week AND also their teachers who have put a lot of thought and effort into preparing our students for these tests in the lead up to this.Our Year
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Library Hours  The library is open Monday-Friday during term time. Prep – Year 6 Students:          8:00am – 3:15pm Year 7 – 12 Students:             8:00am – 4:00pm Homework Club: Every Thursday (Year 7-12)   From 3:00pm – 4:00pm LIBRARY NEWS Library and Information Week is held annually across Australia from May 20-26. We celebrated it in
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This year’s Secondary Cross Country Carnival was held under perfect running conditions starting at the Beerwah Sports Fields and continuing through the surrounding bushland. The level of participation was very high this year and ensured the success of this event. Several hard fought wins from our exceptional school athletes were on display as well as
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As part of the English Humanities program students are to engage in the indigenous culture of the local region.We are fortunate in Beerwah to have a strong reminder of Aboriginal culture whenever we head outdoors. All of our local mountains are named by the Aboriginal people and feature prominently in their folklore. Year 9 Coordinator,
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Year 10 Parent and Student Career Planning Information Evening Last Thursday (16 May), on one of the coldest May evenings we’ve seen in quite a while, lots of hardy souls gathered at the school to hear about career planning and subject selection in Year 10.  It is hoped by starting preparations early that students will
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Thank you to everyone using online Tuckshop. For families who use this service on a recurrent basis, please remember to advise the Tuckshop if your child is absent so we don’t make up the order. The Tuckshop’s direct line is 5436 5654. We have new food items on menu which are: Chicken and gravy rolls,
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