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image Five benefits of volunteering – Principal’s blog

Last Friday we held our annual Volunteers’ Lunch to thank our volunteers for their generous gift of time and talent which contributes greatly to the quality educational journey of our students. It was a good turnout but I recognise that it is not possible for everyone to attend and there are countless others who weren’t…
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image P and F News

Are you free Saturday night 2 September? Looking for a fun night of laughs mixed with a bit of Trivia?  There is still time! Registration closes today Friday 25 August, so just add your name to the list at Admin who can take care of your booking and payment.   A massive big thank you to…
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image Book Fair thanks

This week we hosted our annual Scholastic Book Fair. Special thanks to those that attended our ‘Reading Rainforest’ and the many students who went ‘wild for books.’ Every year our College community comes together to promote reading, books and lifelong learning and your attendance and support are greatly appreciated. Your investment and donations will help enrich…
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image The Green and Gold Goosebumps

Our Year 7s were privileged to have Andrew Wallace, our local MP, meet them and spend time showing them around Parliament House in Canberra last week. As they gathered in the Marble Foyer, his words to them were; ‘This is your Parliament House; it’s not the government’s, it’s not the Parliamentarian’s. It’s the seat of…
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image Buranga Camp for Year 6

In Year 6 we are passionate about developing a growth mindset. We are beginning to understand that a struggle can be a time when our mind is challenged and therefore our brain has the opportunity to grow. There was plenty of challenge to be had at our recent Buranga Camp. Some students have described their…
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image Urgent – Host Family needed

Our College will be welcoming fourteen students from Japan’s Seikyo Junior High School in Term 4 from 12 – 19 October. Due to personal reasons, two of our intended host families have had to pull out, which means that we currently have two 14 year old Japanese boys without host families for the week of their stay…
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image Science incursion for Year 4

Year 4 students enjoyed a Science incursion with a focus on Forces. Each group explored a range of fun activities that used a variety of forces to work.

image Year 7 Canberra Trip – 2017

Last week, 14-18 August, the Year 7 students from Glasshouse Christian College flew to Sydney then coached down to Canberra to enjoy the annual weeklong adventure learning about our nation’s capital and our Democratic Government. The trip ties in with our studies on Civics and Citizenship and also our English/Humanities themed unit ‘The Seat of…
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image Year 8 French restaurant excursion

The Year 8 students had a fun and exciting French excursion on Thursday 17 August as they went to Le Relais Bressan, a French restaurant in Flaxton. The menu consisted of typical French dishes, a choice of a main and a dessert, all of which were delicious. The restaurant itself is located in a beautiful location…
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image Year 4 girls’ mentoring day

The Year 4 girls enjoyed a day at the Maroochy Botanic Gardens. The focus of the day was building good friendships and resolving friendship issues, building on Godly principles. The Year 4 girls were joined by Pastor Joc and Pastor Donna.  

image Highly Commended at DAF Plant Science Competition

Congratulations to Mac King, Lachlan McGilvray and Jake McGilvray, who received a Highly Commended Award at last week’s DAF Plant Science Competition awards ceremony at Warwick. The boys completed a research project on the effects of different soil textures when growing corn, and had lots of fun learning and getting their hands dirty along the…
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image DAF Plant Science Competition Awards

The Year 10 Agricultural Science class had an action-packed trip last week to Warwick for the Annual DAF Plant Science Competition Awards. Congratulations to Lachlan McWilliam who won the Conference Award ($1,000), TASTE Scholarship ($500) and Highly Commended award for his plant science research project. The students enjoyed a tour of the Hermitage Research Facility,…
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image Community morning tea and concert

This week our Primary College had the opportunity to bless a group of local respite clients with a beautiful morning tea, concert and fellowship. This started as an annual event last year, and many of this week’s guests were also here then and were very happy to be back. One guest in particular that we…
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image Year 6 Science Incursion -The Science Factory

Recently the three Year 6 classes had an opportunity to explore a wide range of exciting and challenging science and creative thinking activities in our collaborative learning space. It was like an entire science centre in our school! There were around forty activities to participate in. One of the best activities was a virtual reality…
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image Volunteers’ Luncheon 2017

A big thankyou to all the Year 12 Hospitality students as they worked hard for weeks, to showcase their expertise in a three-course meal. This was their last practical assessment and they now understand the value of teamwork, time management and cooking skills necessary in running a Hospitality business. The guests were very impressed with…
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image Science Week 2017

Monday – Robotics and Coding Day On Monday 14 August 15 students from Year 8 attended a Robotics and Coding Day held at the USC Innovation Centre, Sippy Downs. The Robotics and Coding Day was presented by Dr Damien Kee. Damien encouraged the students to use robotics to think creatively, analyse situations and apply critical thinking…
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image Drama, Drama, SHINE!

There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens (Ecclesiastes 3:1). Drama students have a unique opportunity to explore the various seasons of life; the good, the bad and the ugly.  Year 9 students are in the final stages of rehearsal for their upcoming Clowning performances, to bring joy and…
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image Glasshouse District Cricket Club Sign On

The cricket season is fast approaching, commencing early October with Team Nominations being Monday, 25 September. This season GLASSHOUSE DISTRICT’S CRICKET CLUB is providing Milo in2CRICKET (5-8 year olds), Milo T20 Blast, U11 – U16 & Senior Divisions. For further information please contact: Juniors –  Jill Forster on 54930663 or 0418946252 Seniors  – Levi Pearce…
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