Glasshouse Christian College

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image Important update on GCC building construction

Back in February I spoke about some of the traffic changes that would soon be happening as a result of the building construction. Those changes are now imminent so I am giving you an update on how the building construction will impact you.  During the holidays construction will begin on: Stage 1 of the Performing Arts…
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image What’s the Big Deal about Jesus?

This term we have been having a great time in Primary chapels taking on the role of detectives to solve the mystery – “What’s the Big Deal about Jesus?” The pastors have been busy finding clues around the school, on the top of a mountain, and even underwater. However, all of these clues have been…
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image Library News

Beerwah Library Refurbishment: Have you seen the new look Beerwah Library? During March the library underwent refurbishments to create a revitalised space which meets community needs and changing library trends. The refurbishment celebrates the local landscape by integrating hinterland themes and colour palettes. A great venue to explore during the holidays! At the Sunshine Coast Libraries…
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image Year 5 Gympie Gold Museum visit

On Monday, the Year 5 classes all went for a big trip to Gympie Gold Mine. Here are some of the things that we learned about during our day: “Did you know that a long time ago, before the gold rush started, a convict found a chunk of gold and in return he got lashes…
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image Farmers’ banquet 2018

On Tuesday 13 March, Year 12 Hospitality students presented a selection of salads and sweets to showcase different foods. Ginger, finger limes, pineapple, avocado, mangos and macadamia nuts were on the list of ingredients to be used. The students presented a sweet or savoury recipe that they tested out before hand and then gave a…
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image Great day at Tee Ball

Three teams of Year 4 students represented GCC at the inaugural Tee Ball Gala Day hosted by Softball Queensland. What a fantastic day it was – lots of action, teamwork and fun as students put into practise the skills they have learned during the term in PE lessons. Our teams excelled with Team 1 winning…
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image Parent Pipeline home reading

We are nearing the end of Term 1 and home reading for Prep to Year 2 is in full swing. On Thursday 15 March we held a Parent Pipeline on home reading to help assist parents with their child’s reading journey at home. The main points of the presentation were reading a book three ways, decoding…
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image Year 9-10 Science and Engineering Challenge at USC

On Wednesday 14 March, 30 Year 9 Science students attended the annual Science and Engineering Challenge at the University of the Sunshine Coast. During the challenge the students completed in groups of three to four against seven other schools from the Sunshine Coast District. One of our groups received a trophy for winning the Water Turbine…
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image Eat a rainbow – Kitchen Garden news

We have had such fun exploring our theme “Eat a Rainbow’ this term. Students have expanded their taste buds trying new and different coloured fruits and vegetables. Every child who eats all their food in Kitchen Garden gets a tick on their chart and once they have five ticks they can choose from our prize…
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image Cybersafety webinar

Imagine a future free from cyber bullying. This is the theme for the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence and as a school we are trying to equip students with the tools to make this a reality. On Thursday 15 March, Year 5 and Year 6 students joined a webinar with the Office…
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image Sports Wrap – Weeks 7-8

Sporting teams from GCC have been busy in recent weeks with competitive matches across Volleyball, AFL, Netball and Soccer. We are proud of our Senior Boys Soccer team who will compete in the SCISSA Grand Final this Wednesday 21 March. The GCC Volleyball teams are also turning heads across the coast. Seven out of our…
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image Postponed Footy Fun night is now on

It’s finally on!  The postponed Footy Fun Night is on this Tuesday 27 March from 4 – 5.30pm.  We have two Brisbane Lions players coming along and a FREE sausage sizzle. All the details are in the flyer below.

image Glasshouse Mountains Girl Guides

At the Glasshouse Mountains Girl Guides “Easter Capers” 4 – 6pm Monday 26 March 2018 Glass House Mountains Guides, “Boomajarril” 1 Coonowrin St (Cnr Gympie Rd Sth) Landsborough. Come and see what guiding is all about. Guiding is ‘Getting Started Voucher” approved Expressions of Interest welcome by 23/3/18 To [email protected] Cath 0407 163 267 –…
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image How about trying a TRYathlon?

The Weet-Bix TRYathlon is coming up soon and it would great to see lots of GCC students participating in this event. It would be a good opportunity for students to challenge themselves especially as their fitness improves during the Baton Relay Run Around Australia Challenge. This year the event is taking place at Sunshine Coast…
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image Show jumping day

St Andrew’s Anglican College is inviting all primary and secondary school riders to the third annual Show Jumping Day. All the details are in the flyer below. St Andrew’s Equestrian Show Jumping Event Saturday 5 May

image Try Scouts Landsborough

Scouts in Landsborough is inviting interested students to join them in activities like orienteering, construction and knot tying, camping, sailing, hiking, caving, abseiling, rock climbing plus much more. Learn survival skills and bushcraft. All the details are in the flyer below.

image Do you have children who are under five years old?

KidzBiz is a play group that runs in the Glasshouse Country Baptist Church back hall on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 11am and everyone with children under five is welcome to attend. There are games, activities, craft, singing, bubble dancing, physical activities and story times. Cost is $5 and includes morning tea. All the…
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