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image The importance of respect – Principal’s Blog

Respect is our second core value (G.R.E.A.T.) and it is certainly one of the most important. If there was no ‘R’ for respect in our core values, it would not be possible to have E for Excellence, A for Attitude and T for Teachability. A lack of respect completely undermines the mission of teaching and…
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image Future Pathways

There have been lots happening in the Future Pathways Department. We have had a great few weeks of career and pathway exploration starting with our hugely successful annual Careers Expo. Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 students were able to peruse exhibits and ask any burning questions of almost thirty exhibitors covering future pathways from…
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image Library news – Book Week

Book Week celebrates Australia’s most influential children’s literary awards event, the CBCA Children’s Book of the Year Awards. On Friday 18 August the Book of the Year Winners will be announced in the lead up to Book Week. Fifteen tireless volunteer judges representing all States and Territories read over 440 entries for this year’s Book…
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image Home made crackers in Kitchen Garden

We have had another fun filled fortnight in Kitchen Garden. Here are this fortnight’s recipes with photos at the bottom of this article.  HOMEMADE CRACKERS Ingredients 2 cups of plain flour 1 cup of warm water 4 tbs olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt 2 tsp castor sugar 1 tablespoon dried herbs (we used dill) extra…
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image Leadership Day at Tunnel Ridge

The year is flying by and in Year 8 we are preparing the students to seriously think about nominating for leadership positions for 2018. As part of this preparation, Year 8 attended a Leadership day on Wednesday at Tunnel Ridge. Here the students participated in various activities that encouraged leadership qualities and enabled the students to look at…
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image Year 8 visit from Headspace, Maroochydore

The Year 8 students were fortunate enough to listen to Jacinta from Headspace come and speak with them about mental health and wellbeing. Headspace Maroochydore is a FREE and confidential support service for those aged between 12 to 25. They can help with: feeling down, stressed or worried having difficulty with something in life concerns…
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image Year 5 Camp 2017

According to many campers Year 5 Camp was a huge success. The sun shone and weather was amazing, the team spirit was huge and many of the camp leaders commented on the excellent behaviour of our GCC students. Here is a collection, a kind of summary, of what a few Year 5 students wrote in…
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image Year 7 Canberra Trip

School may be a little quieter with all of Year 7 away this week and we are having a fabulous time.  We’ve dropped in on Sydney and are now visiting many of the highlights of our nation’s capital, Canberra. Our week began very early but with much nervous excitement at the prospect of flying, for…
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image Secondary District Athletics 2017

GCC athletes competed at this year’s district athletics carnival under pristine conditions. This year our school finished in 8th position overall out of a total of 11 schools. Special mention is given to Cassidy Ferris and Christian Jensen. These athletes successfully competed across a multitude of events, to both finish second in the age championship…
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image Middle School News

The year is moving on quickly so please read these notes regarding important end of term and end of year meetings and events. Date Claimer: Presentation Night – Tuesday 7 November 6:00pm – 9:00pm Awards Night has a new name and was put in place to reflect that this evening ‘presents’ and celebrates the talent,…
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image Lost and Found Property

If you’ve lost it, we may have found it. We have an almost brand new unnamed secondary sports jacket, jumper and vest (name on the label has worn off). We also have several watches and a camera. Other items handed in are in the photos below: Please remember that all unclaimed items will go to a charity…
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image Don’t know what do with your teen for the September holidays?

Have you used up all your annual leave or banking it for a family holiday? Are you worrying about finding someone to look after your children during the holidays or simply don’t know how to entertain them all holidays? Then worry no more…. Adventure Alternatives has designed a fun and engaging School Holiday Camp for Years 7…
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image Free Tennis Trial

Universal Tennis Academy runs tennis coaching programs at Maleny, Landsborough, Kilcoy and Conondale Tennis Clubs. To help promote tennis in our area, they are offering FREE tennis days over all venues.

image Pinnacle Dance Challenge

The Primary Dance Team performed extremely well at this challenge even though they had nine team members who were unable to perform. The team rearranged the dance minutes before going on stage and they received first place! The Middle School Team received second place in both the Lyrical and Jazz sections and the Senior Team…
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image Prep Science Sessions

On Friday 11 August all the Preps had a Science session with Brett from Big Bang Education. The children brainstormed ways things move, conducted experiments to find out what bounced the highest and how different shapes more. Then we all had loads of fun playing with different toys before sorting them according to how they…
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image Beerwah Charity Sports and Spring Carnival – Family Day Out

The Beerwah Charity Sports and Spring Carnival in aid of Cancer Council Queensland will be held on Saturday 26 August 2017 from 8.30am at the Beerwah Sports Ground. Admission is just $2.00. The Charity Sports offers entertainment, displays and activities for all ages. The colouring competition was held early this year, and winning entries are…
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image Free Family Day at Kings Beach for Child Protection Week

The Sunshine Coast Family Support Collective are organising a Family Day at Kings Beach on 10 September. The purpose is to raise awareness around child protection, where families can go to for support, and to encourage low cost, interactive play between parents and children. All activities are free.

image Queensland Police Blog – keeping communities safe

In an attempt to remind Sunshine Coast families they can actively participate in being “crime wise” and keep abreast on criminal activity as well as promoting positive policing community events on the Sunshine Coast, we are letting you know about “Mypolice Blog”. This Blog is a great way for kids to read and learn about…
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image Year 4 boys’ mentoring day

The Year 4 boys’ mentoring day was another great opportunity to talk about what a role model is. Josh Bennett, Mike Curtis, Pastor Matt and Ben Joy led about 40 Year 4 boys in a hike up Mt Ngungun. We then participated in team building games and had a sausage sizzle at Skippy Park. Throughout the day, each…
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