Glasshouse Christian College

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image Six ways to boost your child’s learning

Recently I was sent a journal called The Brain which is issued by the Queensland Brain Institute. This issue discussed how memories are made, asked if smart drugs work and emphasised how important it is to have good teachers. However, the article that intrigued me the most was on science-based study tips on how to…
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image P and F News

Trivia night is not too far away, being held Saturday 2 September from 6:30pm. Registrations can be taken now at GCC Admin for tables of 8-10. Get in early to pick your favourite colour to dress up in and also decorate your table. If you aren’t able to make up a full table put your name…
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image Primary News – Jo Boaler Conference

Eighteen of our primary teachers were at the Gold Coast on Saturday 22 July for an amazing conference with Dr Jo Boaler who is a world renowned speaker on the subject of Mathematics. Dr Boaler has done extensive work with students in brain science and the benefits of having a growth mindset when it comes to…
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image Faithfulness – quality of excellent leadership

Faithfulness is an important quality of excellent leadership.This can be seen when a leader consistently and willingly goes about their tasks (and often more than their allotted role) not only without complaint but well. For these last two reasons, often the faithful leader doesn’t draw attention to themselves and the jobs they do seem to…
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image Sports Wrap with Matthew Beattie

SCISSA Touch Football – Round 3: We have had pleasing results over the last three rounds with GCC teams winning all games convincingly with the exception of one. It has been great to see our players really enjoying themselves on the field and subbing regularly to ensure we have fresh legs on the field at all times.…
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image Glasshouse District Athletics Champions 2017

Sixty of GCC’s best athletes have competed to become Glasshouse District Champions for a second year running! The team finished 30 points in front of St Michael’s who were second and Elimbah State School placed third. Some students had trained hard for this competition and others relied on natural talent, but many won ribbons and…
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image Amazing achievement for Thomas Cooper

At just nine years old, Thomas Cooper has impressed selectors at the Regional Softball Championships to be selected in the 12 year Sunshine Coast Softball Team. He does not turn 10 years old until December which makes this an amazing achievement. Thomas played in the Glasshouse District 11 year team at the Sunshine Coast Regional Carnival…
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image Pastor’s Pen

This term has seen many exciting events and happenings for the Pastors at GCC. We have been incredibly blessed to have our own Pastor Block descend from the sky [not from heaven but from the end of a crane!]. Y block has been undergoing a fit out and we hope soon to invite all parents…
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image Time to Shine

Every year we are so impressed with the talent which is shown by the Primary students during the auditions and finals of Time to Shine. The judges spent a great deal of time on the final decisions and we would like to congratulate the following winners who received their medals at chapel this week. Prep…
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image Photo Booth Competition – winners announced

After a successful Secondary French Expo, where smiles, fun and cacao dust were all au rendez-vous, the French Department had the difficult task to choose the winners of the photo booth competition. We had many wonderful pictures taken by Senior students. A variety of subjects also took part in the challenge of having the most…
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image Library News – Book Week is nearly here

The countdown to Book Week is on! We’ll be celebrating with two special events for our Primary and Secondary students to celebrate the theme Escape to Everywhere. Monday 21 August: Year 7 – 12  Character Day Character Day will feature at both Middle School and Senior School Assemblies. Thursday 24 August: Prep – Year 6…
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image Active in your active wear

Why convince yourself to drive to an expensive gym when you can get cheaper classes right where you are! Drop your kids off at Glasshouse Christian College in the morning and come to the school’s church at 8:30am for an 8:45am start in your active wear. If you have young children we will supply free…
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image BOOM! Sean W Smith rocks chapel

We had the privilege of hosting talented children’s musician Sean W Smith during chapel time. Sean travels Australia with his young family and shares the word of God through songs and stories that are age-appropriate and engaging for students and staff. We have been singing some of Sean’s songs in chapel and it was lovely…
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image The Science Spot – chemistry excursion to Coochin Creek

On Thursday 27 July the Year 11 Chemistry students undertook the annual trip down to Coochin Creek to analyse the water quality of the creek. The students performed various tests to determine quantities such as dissolved oxygen, biological oxygen demand, salinity, pH, conductivity, water hardness and water temperature. The purpose of the excursion was to…
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image Managing Type 1 Diabetes in Children: A Parenting Perspective

Being a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes can be extremely stressful. The University of Queensland is seeking parents of children with type 1 diabetes to take part in a research study that will explore factors that could help or hinder parents in managing their child’s diabetes. If you are a parent of…
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image Beerwah Talent Search

The Beerwah Charity Sports Day for the Cancer Council is coming up on Saturday 26 August. They are looking for applications for the talent quest and there are categories for every age group. Event details Application form.

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