Monthly Archives: June 2013

SCHOOL CALENDAR JULY Wed 31 ICAS English Wed 31 6pm SET Plan & QTAC Info Session AUGUST Thur 1-Fri 2 QCS practise for OP Year 12 students Tue 6 7pm P and F Meeting Tue 6-Wed 7 Secondary Parent Teacher interviews Thur 8 Primary District Athletics Tue 13 ICAS Maths Thur 15 Year 3 Excursion
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Launching GCCC’s Facebook Page The word ‘Facebook’ is enough to make any parent or school uneasy. When dealing with children the prevailing thought is often, ‘better safe than sorry’. However, being safe doesn’t mean we should miss out on the opportunity that platforms like Facebook can bring to our College family. At different events, I’m
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Well Done Primary Students and Families In an age when we sometimes wonder if society even cares about others, we were thrilled to see the response from our Primary College Community as the donations of items for (a) RSPCA (b) Foodbank for needy families and (c) toiletries for homeless youths in the Sunshine Coast area
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Carpe Diem. There is no moment like the present. Seize the day. This is certainly true of the way our Middle school students live some of their lives and I love that energy. That is the model of excellence that is a part of our school’s GREAT values. These last two weeks are no exceptions
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The Queensland Plan Last month a summit was held in Mackay to discuss how Queensland should collectively plan for the future. More than 400 community representatives came together to develop questions that all Queenslanders are now invited to answer. Responses will then inform the development of The Queensland Plan , a thirty year vision for
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Holiday Reading Activities There are some great activities lined up at the Beerwah Library these holidays to keep the kids enthralled. There is an interactive musical presentation called the Funky Chicken Show, where Author Chris Collin presents his book Funky Chicken: A Bushy Tale of Crocs and Chooks. There is also a Stop Motion Animation
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YEAR 10 – Experience USC Day Last week all of our Year 10s had the opportunity to attend the University of the Sunshine Coast for a day.  They were able to participate in two workshops of their choice giving them a taste of those particular courses as well as experiencing uni life. Students were involved
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On Wednesday June 5  45 students from Years 3-11 competed in the annual ICAS Science test. The tests varied in time from 45mins to 60mins. All students who undertook the test will receive a participation certificate. The students who perform above average will receive credit and distinction certificates from ICAS. Medals will be awarded to the students
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The Run Around Australia Champions were finally revealed in special assemblies last week. The suspense had built to fever pitch and classes were longing to know if they were the winning class. There were nine classes who could have been the winners as they all achieved the goal of Running Around Australia in 30 days.
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HI Everyone, wow, where did the term go!  Thanks to all of you who came along to the Trivia Night last Saturday.  We had a fabulous time and once again the competition was fierce.  We raised over $400 for the P and F which is just fantastic! By now you are aware that the chocolate
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