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image What’s happening this Easter

We’ve come to an exciting time of the year – the first holidays of 2018 since school began. I hope you are all looking forward to extra time with the family over the Easter holidays and not having to pack those school lunches in the morning. Over the break I am looking forward to seeing…
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image Sports wrap – Week 10

Roberts Road Annual Triathlon:  Tuesday of Week 10, 29 GCC triathletes competed in the annual ‘Roberts Road Triathlon’. Conditions were fantastic, not too hot in overcast conditions and the roads staying dry for the bike leg despite the 90% predicted downpour. Our students were very competitive with several finishing in 1st place and all GCC…
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image Students cheer on athletes at Queen’s Baton Relay

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) travelled through Caloundra on Tuesday 27 March and GCC were right there. Mrs Stott took the Primary House Captains to cheer on the athletes and experience the excitement of the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Lily Breen made an awesome banner and Max Cashin, Indiah Loveday and…
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image Middle School News 29 March 2018

Reports and Grades: Interim reports will be sent out over the holidays and will be made available online through the Parent Portal. Please remember that for some subjects in particular this grade is not the final grade but rather a ‘ballpark’ figure of how a student is performing in a particular subject. The Australian Curriculum…
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image Easter and roller coasters

Do you love roller coasters? My favourite is one in Oakwood Wales, that is inside a forest, and weaves in and out of the trees! The story of Easter is like a roller coaster! Think about it from the perspective of Jesus’ friends. They see something different in Him, something amazing. They decide to follow…
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image Year 10s embark on three days in the ‘real world’

Preparation began back in Year 9 when students were asked to start thinking about jobs and industries that might interest them in the future. Students, parents and the College approached many, many businesses in our endeavour to get each and every Year 10 a placement that they could be enthusiastic about. Our wonderful students left…
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image Year 7 end of term highlights

Finishing off the first Term of Year 7 has been hectic but not without its highlights. In Week 9 the class put their teamwork and geography mapping skills into practice, navigating their way around the College from their maps and taking photos to prove their locations. A compulsory stop along the way was for a…
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image Jaymes to swim at Nationals!

Jaymes Roser is very excited as he has qualified to swim at the Australian School Sport National Championships later this year. He is only the second GCC athlete to compete in a School Sport National Championship which is a huge achievement. Jaymes was one of five GCC swimmers to compete at the State Championships held…
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image Year 6 authors read their picture books to Preps

This week, our Prep students were really blessed when the Year 6 students came over to our classrooms. They brought with them picture books that they themselves had written and illustrated. Each Preppie was paired up with a Year 6 student and they listened in awe at the story being read to them. The Year…
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image Great experience gained at Interschool Softball

Our four Year 5 and 6 Interschool Softball teams performed well at the Glasshouse District Interschool Sports competition held over two Fridays. The teams had been training hard all term although the very wet and very hot weather conditions limited the practises. The A boys’ team improved immensely under the guidance of Mr Mick Jaeys…
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image Holly Lubcke – National Champion!

Last weekend Holly participated in the 2018 MTBA Cross-Country National Series – Rounds 7 and 8 for U17 women held at Stromlo, ACT. Holly came first in race seven and second place in race eight after a hot sprint to the finish line with a one second difference. We are excited to announce that Holly’s six…
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image Year 10 Hospitality cooking lesson with Thai chef

The Year 10 Hospitality students had a wonderful morning working with a Thai chef at Fresh Ingredients restaurant, Noosaville. They cooked two meals, working with authentic ingredients and methods, producing restaurant standard food. It opened the students’ eyes to what is involved in food preparation and different cultural foods. They all enjoyed their meal after…
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image Year 7 STEM challenge at USC

Last week, 24 Year 7 students travelled to the University of the Sunshine Coast for the annual Science and Engineering Challenge. This initiative has been developed to help engage students in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and to show them the great careers that are possible in this field. It is an interschool…
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image K3 soccer camps are back

If your plans for Easter are still in the formative stage, then you may find the information about soccer camps in the flyer below helpful. The camps go for two or three days and are full of non stop football action.

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