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image Five reasons our musical was such a success

I hope those of you who were able to attend enjoyed our musical of The Little Mermaid. We anticipated that it would be a great production and it not only lived up to our expectations but exceeded them. I saw some little girls in the audience dressed up as their heroine Ariel and heard other…
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image Generate – College faith magazine

Our Senior faith space of Generate have been true to their name. This year they dreamed of producing a school faith and life magazine themselves – and that’s exactly what they have done. They generated an impressive magazine called “Let there be Light”. This is their second issue and from now on we will add…
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image Library News 15 June 2018

Year 8 Readers Cup Competition: A team of enthusiastic Year 8s – Ruby Smith, Olivia Ellis, Scott Roy and Mason White stepped up to the challenge of preparing for the Sunshine Coast Readers Cup Competition held at Chancellor State College last Thursday 7 June. Participating in the competition was a great opportunity for building teamwork, encouraging…
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image Language Perfect pizza party

In celebration of our success in the Language Perfect World Championships this year, the Secondary French organised a pizza party and invited all the students who worked hard and earned a certificate. Among the certificate receivers, Mason White gained the Elite Award with over 10,000 points and Jorja Goddard and Abigail Mckinley got over 5,000…
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image Clean Up Club

Clean Up Club had another great term cleaning up our school and keeping our grounds looking beautiful. Clean Up Club had over 50 regular members this term from both Year 3 and Year 4 students. Students turned up faithfully each week to clean up the oval and the undercover area. Students had a great time…
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image Students compete at Regional Championships

Six Year 5, 6 and 7 students have been busy competing at different Sunshine Coast Regional Championships lately. Hunter Rees, Eli Hardey-Abdy and Callum Rana spent Thursday and Friday at the 12-year-old Sunshine Coast Rugby Union Championships. The boys played four games, winning two, losing one and drawing one game. The GGC boys were important…
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image Parenting in the iGen age!

It should surprise nobody that this current generation of young people has been termed iGen! This will include your children born between 1995 and 2012. They are the generation born into a smart world with no pre-internet memories. They are the most digitally connected and aware. You can spot them because they are smartphone natives,…
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image Bell Shakespeare’s ‘The Players’ visit Glasshouse Christian College

Last Monday on 11 June, the theatre company Bell Shakespeare visited Glasshouse Christian College to perform a show to Year 7 students about William Shakespeare with its education program, The Players. They visited the school to inform the students about the late Shakespeare because of an upcoming assignment related to this and they wanted to…
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image Secondary Sports Wrap – Weeks 7 to 9

Roberts Road Triathlon results: In Week 10 of Term 2, the Roberts Road Triathlon was held. Well done to all GCC competitors. The results for this event are listed below. Volleyball Schools Cup – State Championships After an incredible district and regional season for GCC volleyball, our first round of state titles held much hope…
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image Year 4 Boys’ Mentoring Day

The Year 4 boys participated in a Boys’ Mentoring Day on Tuesday this week. We had blessed weather with blue skies and a crisp morning to start off the day as we hiked with 47 boys up Mt Ngungun. Mr. Curtis, Mr. Cooper, Pastor Rob, Mr. Bennett and five upcoming Year 11 leaders [Joshua Bull,…
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image Jared Moss inspired at Qld AFL Championships

Jared Moss competed in his first State Championship and was a very valuable member of the Sunshine Coast 12-year-old boys AFL team. Jared and his team competed in Yeronga for four days against teams from all over Queensland at the 12-year-old boys Schools AFL Championships. Jared was all over the park making fantastic tackles but…
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image Duke of Edinburgh expedition to Kondalilla and Mapleton National Park

It was with great excitement that the 20 new Bronze, Duke of Edinburgh candidates arrived at the entrance to the Baxter Creek section of Kondalilla National Park. After a short briefing, they were off with the map in hand to chart our course to the Baxter Creek Falls. After weaving through some wet eucalypt forests…
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image Kitchen Garden News 15 June 2018

This fortnight our master chefs made pumpkin and silver beet frittata using the fresh pumpkin from our garden. Most of the children thoroughly enjoyed it and it makes a great alternative for the lunch box for parents or carers looking for a new idea. Here is the recipe: 6 large eggs 2 cups of diced…
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image Parent Pipeline – Growth Mindset: I can change my mindset with my words

You want to raise children who keep trying, even when it’s hard. But when we overhear them say, “I can’t” or “It’s too hard” or “I’m so stupid” it can break your heart. Replying with “You can do it!” often doesn’t work. Using these growth mindset statements and ways of talking to empower your child with…
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image Vana Day – Wednesday 20 June 2018

VANA is a Christian organisation that aims to build a future for the children of Zimbabwe, especially orphaned and vulnerable children. VANA provide resources to a variety of projects in Zimbabwe with the goal of breaking the poverty cycle. They connect with local churches and ministries to enact this. Our Primary students support our two…
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image Telling Stories writing competition

This competition is running in conjunction with SCU and Voices on the Coast. There are cash prizes, medals and a school trophy for the winner/s. All the details are in the flyer below.

image Woman to Woman – careforce program

This program encourages women to take a close look at their relationships and their world. Every woman carries the strengths and weaknesses of her background into family, work and friendships. This program is designed to give insight into family dynamics, personal attributes, beliefs and values and provides strategies for change. It encourages women to embrace…
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