Monthly Archives: August 2017

We just celebrated a huge Book Week and it was a joy to see the students and staff throw themselves into the theme. Book Week is perfect for showing children of all ages that books are fun. This is the message that needs to endure long after the costumes have been stowed for another year.
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How do you get kids to eat cabbage? You make the delicious cabbage rolls that our junior chefs created this fortnight. Fresh cabbage from the garden was steamed then the leaves were filled and rolled with a tasty chicken, rice and herb stuffing and then smothered in tomato passata…..yum! The recipe is from the “Cooking
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The Tournament of Minds is a problem solving competition for teams in Primary and Secondary divisions. Each team gets to choose a challenge from a set of disciplines, then come up with a creative and innovative way to solve the challenge and perform their solution in front of a panel of judges. This competition is
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Two of our Senior Science students entered this year’s Science Research Awards at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Jesse Woods created a poster board from the data he had collected from last year’s water analysis of Coochin Creek. He also completed in the 3-minute-to-win-it competition held in conjunction with the Science Awards. Jesse presented
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We are thrilled to share the photos of our Book Week events in this issue of the Eaglet. The theme for Book Week 2017 was ‘Escape to Everywhere’. During Book Week we held our annual Secondary Character Day and Primary Book Week Parade, where an amazing array of book characters came to life. We were
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Over the past few weeks we have had several students compete at high levels in their chosen sports in out of school competitions. Gymnastics Indiana Gosbell-Smith and Hunter Smith competed at the Queensland Gymnastics Championships recently and gained some fantastic results. Indiana placed fourth in the State for both her Aerobics and Tumbling. Hunter won
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GCC 1st for French in the latest Language Perfect Sunshine Coast competition and a bonus $750 prize draw – Just perfect! It has been a very busy week and weekend for our French students but with wonderful results. Last week GCC participated in a five-day Language Perfect Competition which ended on Saturday. Although students were
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Congratulations to Jasper Tait for winning 1st place, Euan Caldwell 2nd place and Aimee Cullen 3rd place for French, at the MLTAQ speech contest held at the University of the Sunshine Coast this Sunday. The annual language event was once again a buzz of excitement and nerves as students from Year 4 to 12 from
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Over the past three Fridays, GCC Year 5 and 6 touch football teams have competed in the Glasshouse District Interschool Touch Competition. The teams all won, drew and lost some games but improved as the competition went on. The teams played three or four games each week in what turned out to be very hot
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Tyler and Lilly Short competed in the Fraser Coast Interschools Equestrian Championships last week and had a fantastic time competing and representing our College. Competitors came from all over the Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast Areas so it was also great to meet students from these areas. The carnival began with an opening ceremony where
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