Glasshouse Christian College

The Eagle

image Is social media a liability for Glasshouse Christian College?

A recent article in the Educator asked the question, ‘Is social media a liability for schools?’ and the answer was interesting. For Glasshouse Christian College, Facebook is a wonderful way of showing parents photos of their children learning something new, enjoying an excursion or camp and just having fun with their friends at a sporting…
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image Wet weather procedures and transport

With all the wet weather we are experiencing lately I thought it would be a good time to remind everyone what our procedures are during these weather events. In all cases, we are guided by the buses that service our College. The bus companies know the roads thoroughly and are up-to-date with how the weather…
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image Primary News 9 March 2018

Induction of Primary leaders:  The Induction of Primary leaders each year is a significant event in the Primary College calendar. On Friday 23 February, 41 primary leaders proudly received their badges for the positions they have been given and the highlight for everyone was when parents, grandparents or another significant adult pinned the badge on them. Once…
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image Fantastic performances at Sunshine Coast Schools Swimming Championships

A strong and experienced team of eight GCC swimmers represented the Glasshouse District at the Sunshine Coast Schools Swimming Championships. Indiah Loveday, Joshua Moore and Jaymes Roser all qualified for the Queensland State Championships after swimming fantastic races in their favoured strokes. Joshua Moore and Jaymes Roser pushed each other in every 12 year race…
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image Library News 9 March 2018

Literacy Pro Parent Pipeline (Year 3-6): Parents and caregivers are welcome to join us for the next Parent Pipeline in the library to learn more about the Literacy Pro Program. The Powerpoint of the session will be available on the GCC Hub after the session, for those who can’t attend. For: Year 3 – 6…
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image Cyber safety presentation for parents

At the beginning of the year all students and parents signed an IT User Agreement and promised to follow these ground rules as responsible digital citizens. During the first three weeks of Term 1 every primary class had a one hour Cyber Safety lesson with Mrs Leath Ramsay. These presentations reiterated the responsibilities outlined in…
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image Introducing our GCC sponsor children Tadiwa and Lawrence

Tadiwa and Lawrence live in Zimbabwe, Africa. GCC have been sponsoring these boys for five years and we have seen a huge difference our support has made in their lives. Meet Tadiwa Tadiwa Chinaka is 12 years old and lives with his grandmother. The whereabouts of his mother is unknown, as she left the village when…
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image Year 12 formal photo gallery – from ‘professional photographer’

Many of you may be aware of the ongoing saga of trying to retrieve photos from the professional photographer hired for the Year 12 Formal last year. Despite our best efforts it was not until student Oskar Burkhardt persevered relentlessly with the company that they finally gave in and released the photos. Thanks Oskar –…
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image Flushed with excitement

Prep Maroon were ‘flushed with excitement’ at the Grand Opening of our toilet block on Tuesday 6 March. We have been eagerly watching the progress of the toilet area connected to our building for a while, and Tuesday was the day we had the hand-over from Gary the builder. After a short speech, the ribbon…
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image Kitchen Garden – loving the rain

Our garden has really loved the rain over the past fortnight. We had many requests for this fortnight’s recipe, so here it is: Rainbow dip Ingredients: 100 grams tasty cheese 1 can red kidney beans sour cream 2 roma tomatoes 2 shallots 1 avocado 1 tablespoon of homemade taco seasoning tortilla/corn chips to serve Method:…
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image Taste of French Day – University of Queensland

On Monday 5 February, we got the opportunity to experience the Taste of French Day put on by the University of Queensland in St Lucia. When we arrived, the first thing we noticed was how much French was being spoken and how passionate the UQ staff and student ambassadors were about the subject. The first…
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image Pastor’s Pen – how is your love quotient?

How is your love quotient? Do you feel loved? Do you find it easy to love others? This year, with our faith based groups (Activ8 for Years 7-9 and Gener8 for Years 10-12), we have begun the “ABIGYEAR” program which challenges us to become more intentional in living like Jesus. The program provides a theme…
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