Monthly Archives: March 2016

This is our final newsletter for Term 1. Statistics showed us that when a newsletter came out in the final week of a term, it was far less likely to be read and even more so when it was a short week. There are a few significant events such as the Primary Leadership Induction which
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As Term 1 comes to a close it seems like just yesterday that we were welcoming students and new families to GCC on the first day of school. While I was in Canada in the Christmas holidays, I read some excellent articles regarding “Entitlement – and How this Affects our Children.”  Parenting is the most
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Is stress a good thing? I recently came across an article on stress that used the analogy of how a lobster grows a new shell. Underneath its shell the lobster has a soft jelly like body. As it grows up its body gets too large for the shell and it becomes painful, when this occurs
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Student Initiatives National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence Our Student Council, known as “Student Voice” are promoting the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence on Friday 18 March. Students are encouraged to wear something that is orange to show that they also support this cause. On Monday I spoke to a
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Opening Hours Prep – Year 6 Students: 8:00am – 3:15pm Year 7-12: 8:00am – 4pm   Homework Club Every Thursday (Year 7-12) From 3pm – 4pm Library News Please note the library will be closed over the holidays. We encourage students to borrow to keep reading over the break and take this opportunity to wish
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Year 12s visit the University and Tertiary Studies Expo at Beerwah State High School On Friday 4 March our Year 12s attended the annual University and Tertiary Studies Expo at Beerwah State High School. Representatives from Queensland University of Technology, Australian Catholic University, University of Queensland, Bond University, Griffith University, University of Southern Queensland, Central Queensland
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We are so excited that 2016 is a ‘FUNFEST’ year. Funfest is the P & F’s biggest fundraising activity for our College and it is an event the whole community comes together for. MARK YOUR CALENDAR Block out the day – Saturday 30 July, 11am – 4pm. Funfest 2016 is going to be a fantastic
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Hello GCC community! My name is Kate Adam and I am delighted to introduce myself as your new P and F president!  My husband, Steven, and I are new parents to the school but GCC is already starting to feel like home.  Our daughter, Charli, has settled into Prep nicely with Mrs Dodwell & Mrs Lindsay. A
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The Registrar’s Office would like to remind all parents/caregivers about the terms and conditions concerning the withdrawal of students.  If students are leaving at the end of a school term, parents/caregivers are required to give 90 days written notice to the Principal.  Failure to do so may result in financial penalties. Sonya Bowden, Registrar