Monthly Archives: May 2015

Open Day 2015 Every year our Open Day seems to get bigger and better and 2015 was no exception. This year we tried a couple of new ideas that seemed to work really well and are sure to become a regular feature at future Open Days. The little red train was a huge hit with
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The past two weeks have been filled with important school and national events. Open Day on 16 May was an amazing showcase of the wonderful things which are happening in the College in both Primary and Secondary.  Your presence with your children on the day made Open Day such a success and the feedback from
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We live in a world where the social media landscape has a huge impact on the knowledge and views we hold and the relationships we have. A recent survey revealed that 60% of teens would happily give up TV over their phone; and, 80% of adults look at their phones within 15 minutes of waking
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Challenge of the minds It was a great competition last Thursday – The Senior School Legacy Cup “Challenge of the Minds”. Each house put forward their greatest intellectual minds to compete.  The stage looked impressive! Round 1 started with five general knowledge questions asked to each house and Ararat took out an early lead answering
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Classes have been very busy in the past fortnight preparing their entries for the Maleny Show. The theme for this year’s show is ‘Centenary of the ANZACS’ so many of our entries incorporated this. Preppies made and decorated ginger bread ‘soldiers’ for entry. Year 1 and 2 classes decorated a gumboot and did some wonderful
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Our school banking supports and Education Centre in Africa. Here is the latest newsletter from them: Dear Friends of Uthando and Isiseko Educare We are now mere weeks away from completing a three-year project to transform Isiseko Educare from what was a small government built house and a couple of shacks into a double story
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Year 7 for 2016 Enrolment interviews for Year 7 have begun.  If you have a child who is ready for Year 7 or know of friends who may like to send their child to GCC please contact me at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment. Withdrawal of students The Registrar’s Office would like to remind
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Update Day 6 of 10 for the Language Perfect World Championships 2015 We have moved into first place for French in Queensland for our category! Fantastic effort! Keep going Years 4-10 French Students as we are not ahead by much! We are already beating the 36 certificates we achieved last year and have 10 Gold
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We are celebrating 10 gold, 7 silver, 12 bronze and 16 credit certificates… and with four days remaining who knows what we will achieve. Go GCC! This week has been an exciting week with the commencement of the Language Perfect Championships. Year 6G was captured seriously answering questions, some at top speeds on their MacBooks! Every now
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Glasshouse Christian College’s Agricultural Science students Coen Oosen and Thomas Chapman have walked away with second and third place in the University of Queensland’s Sunflower Competition for the heaviest sunflower! Coen’s sunflower weighed in at a hefty 2.151kg, whilst Thomas’ was marginally lighter at 2.099kg! The students put to use their growing knowledge of plant
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