Monthly Archives: August 2016

We are very proud of the amazing efforts by our GCC athletes that competed at this year’s district athletics carnival. Participants managed to elevate our school to record our best overall result to date. A special mention goes to Bakani Kombani and Joshua Pederson, both these boys won the district age championship for their age
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At the end of the last holidays, Angelique Hallett in Year 7 entered a Wool4School Student Design Competition along with 12,000 other eager designers from all over Australia. The theme this year was sporty active wear for our Rio 2016 athletes with designs for  ice-skating, tennis, netball to equestrian and many more. Angelique designed a fantastic
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Term 3 was an exciting term for Year 5 and 6 PE classes. During a 4-week block students were able to participate in a gymnastics program through an Australian Sporting Schools grant. The funding catered for a gymnastics instructor to teach each of the Year 5 and 6 classes during the student’s normal PE lessons.
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Year 11 Chemistry students preparing to test a water sample Coochin Creek On Wednesday 3 August the Year 11 Chemistry students undertook the annual trip down to Coochin Creek to analyse the water quality. The students performed various tests to determine quantities such as dissolved oxygen, biological oxygen demand, salinity, pH, conductivity, water hardness and
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Lunch-time Activities for Middle School On Monday Mr Hill literally shocked the students with his electricity demonstrations. He zapped as many students as he could find with his portable electrical transformer. Several students volunteered to have their hair stand on its ends when they put their hand on the Van der Graaf generator. This was
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Jesse Woods with his rocket poster Congratulations must yet again go to Year 11 student Jesse Woods who received second place in the 2016 Science Research Poster Competition held at the University of the Sunshine Coast on 18 August. Jesse created a poster entitled “How high will it go?” which he designed using data, information
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  Katie Ellett Congratulations must go to Year 11 student Katie Ellett who has been selected to attend the Rotary Club’s National Youth Science Forum in Canberra next January. Katie went through an extensive selection process conducted by the Rotary Club Association of Queensland to be selected to attend their National Youth Science Forum. The
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This camp will create an awareness of old fashion notions so our youth won’t want to go be used by the Information Age but choose to be inspired to use their own extraordinary potential. The camp will awaken old fashion notions like: Looking at someone when you are speaking to them Asking for help when
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