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image Three things you can’t leave until the last minute

  Enrolling your children at GCC: Open Day was a great event for all our current families but it was also a perfect opportunity for new families to find out more about GCC and enrol their child. Some of the comments we received this year were, “We heard that you have to enrol in Prep…
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image Primary News 31 May 2018

Phubbing: It never ceases to amaze me how new words are being “coined” on almost a daily or weekly basis. How many of us had even heard of crypto currency a short time ago? We may have known the word Bitcoin and if you were like me thought “How could anyone in their right mind ever…
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image Secondary Sports Wrap – Weeks 4 to 6

SCISSA Rugby 7s – Intermediate Boys: GCCs Rugby 7s team has been finding success every week so far in the SCISSA competition. Games have been held alternatively between Peregian fields and Beerwah Bulldogs Grounds. Improvement has been evident, given that the boys are now winning games vs the same teams that they lost against during…
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image Library News

Year 6 Readers Cup: On Wednesday 23 May our Year 6 Readers Cup team competed at the Sunshine Coast Regional Readers Cup Competition at Immanuel Lutheran College. The Readers Cup is organised by the Qld Branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia and is a statewide competition for young readers. Teacher Librarians select five to…
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image QUT’s Vice-Chancellor’s STEM Camp 2018

A big congratulations must go to Year 11 student Casey Woods who has been selected to attend QUT’s 2018 Vice-Chancellor STEM Camp in September. The camp generated significant interest with more than 220 applications received from students state-wide. Casey was recognised for his outstanding STEM leadership potential. All Casey’s accommodation, meals, program materials and activities…
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image Parent Pipeline – Growth Mindset

Please take time over the next few weeks to read the series of ‘Parent Pipelines’ on Growth Mindset aimed at helping you to help your child as a learner. Often the beliefs children have about intelligence, effort and struggle impact the choices they make about learning. So start thinking about the following statements and how…
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image Basketball imports USA coach

This term our Year 2 classes have had the pleasure of being coached by basketball imports from the USA. Coach Roy and Lee who play for the Sunshine Coast Phoenix team have run a short basketball program for our students over the past four weeks. Students have learnt basketball dribbling, bouncing, shooting and game skills.…
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image The Little Mermaid – tickets selling fast

It’s going to be a fabulous performance so hurry to purchase your tickets now. They are selling fast and won’t last long now that the word is out on what a fantastic event it is going to be. Click on the image below to purchase your tickets now.

image The ups and downs of State Championship Volleyball

After an incredible district and regional season for GCC volleyball, our first round of state titles held much hope for our Year 9 and 10 teams. We could finally compete against the best that Queensland schools have to offer. Teams traveled from as far north as Proserpine, as far west as Charleville and as far…
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image Grandparents’ Day – have you asked them yet?

On Wednesday 23 May we sent home an important email about our upcoming Grandparents’ Day which will be held on Thursday 21 June. Due to the building works and the number of grandparents we are expecting, things will be a little different this year. Grandparents MUST book their seats before Tuesday 19 June. Naturally, all…
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image Primary Leaders’ Induction 29 May 2018

This week we were privileged to present many of our Year 6 students with their leadership badges. These students have worked hard in service to the College and other students and we would be all the poorer without them. Just some of their jobs include helping the younger ones with packets and lids at break…
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image Independent District Cross Country Report 2018

On Wednesday during Week 6, a team of GCC’s best long-distance runners represented at the District Cross Country carnival held at the Maroochydore Cricket grounds. The races were held under perfect conditions and our runners dug deep to mix well with the best runners from 11 Sunshine Coast Independent Schools. This year nine GCC runners finished…
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image Year 3 incursion with Professor Jellybean

On Tuesday morning, the Year 3 classes participated in a science incursion with Professor Jellybean. Each Year 3 class got to spend one full hour with Professor Jellybean where they got to explore science concepts in a hands on way. Students first learnt how materials can be changed physically and chemically by making snowballs that never melt.…
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image Sunshine Coast Youth Band

Enjoy an afternoon of incredible music played by award winning bands. A wonderful opportunity for your music loving child to immerse themselves in the big sounds. One of our own GCC students plays with Sunshine Coast Youth Band and this concert could inspire your child to reach for this goal too.

image The Brisbane Roar ‘Roar Active Program’

The Brisbane Roar are bringing their Roar Active Program to the following ever popular indoor locations. This is an ideal way to gain extra skills and game awareness while having FUN. BRISBANE INDOOR CLINICS 2nd 3rd 4th July – Brisbane City Indoor Sports Centre, Newmarket – 9:00am – 12:00pm 2nd 3rd 4th July – Brisbane City…
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