Senior School News

Science research awards

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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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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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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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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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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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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Sunshine Coast Schools’ Drama Festival

Drama Club students will be taking to the stage this Saturday at the Sunshine Coast Schools’ Drama Festival. The four GCC groups across Year 7-12 will compete against other Sunshine Coast schools. The students have been busy rehearsing since late last term and even busier painting some large props. If you are free this Saturday, come and support these budding
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Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Plant Science Competition

Lachlan McWilliam has excelled in the 2017 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Plant Science Competition, winning the Conference Award which entitles him to up to $1000 towards attending the 2017 Trop Ag Conference in Brisbane. Lachlan also won a QATC TASTE Scholarship worth $495 and his research gained a Highly Commended Award. Overall, an outstanding
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DeLorean Project – podcasts and videos

Here is the direct link to the DeLorean Project website. This is where you will find the latest podcasts, videos and information on what our Year 10 students are achieving in collaboration, creativity, design and innovation in technology.  

Glasshouse Christian College is an Apple Distinguished School

Glasshouse Christian College is the only Apple Distinguished School on the Sunshine Coast! I marvel that the solution to a timetabling problem became the toast of the Apple Distinguished Schools’ Conference last week. On Thursday 13 July, the facilitators of the DeLorean Project and a merry band of 11 students, embarked on a journey to
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