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Glasshouse Christian College

The Eagle

image Do you want your child to be popular?

Sometimes we worry more about our children’s popularity than they do. How many friends do they have, are they invited to the cool kids’ birthday parties, and are they being left out of games or gatherings? We want our children to be happy and enjoy having lots of good friends. Most friendships don’t last long…
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image Middle School News 10 August 2018

Camps: Two weeks ago our Year 7 and 9 students went on their respective week long school camps. Year 7 went on a trip to Canberra to visit the Nation’s capital with an added highlight of travelling to see the snow. Year 9 experienced an Outdoor Adventure camp. Well documented research has shown that these sort…
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image A story to warm your hearts

Last week a group of Year 6 students came to speak to me about their desire to raise some money for a cause by making and selling cupcakes. I just LOVE it when our young people supported by their parents of course, are touched by a need and are prepared to work selflessly to try…
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image Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod

This Wednesday, Cool Voices (Year 5-6 choir) and Music Makers (Year 3-4 choir) competed in the Choir Section of the Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod at Mathew Flinders Anglican College. Both of our GCC primary choirs did an amazing job by competing against other school choirs. We can now call Cool Voices an award-winning choir as…
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image Library News

Library Hours: Prep – Year 6 Students: 8:00am – 3:15pm Year 7 – 12: 8:00am – 4:00pm Book Week – Find Your Treasure Book Week is just around the corner which means Book Fair is almost here too! Here are the important dates to remember: Tuesday 21 August: Year 7 – 12  Character Day – Middle…
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image Win a photography gift certificate

When the College purchased a car to replace the old Hyundai i40 (still for sale – details here) we were given a photography gift certificate from Hyundai Lakes through BAC Photography. The gift certificate entitles the bearer to a package worth $545 which includes:  a Pre-Shoot Consultation, photography session, in studio or on location, PLUS…
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image GCC represented in Yorkshire, England

GCC’s Boal family went to the United Kingdom recently to attend a very important commemoration for the end of World War 1. This was a huge formal event and blazers were compulsory for the participants to join in the march so the Boal family asked special permission to sew a GCC logo onto Lochlann’s blazer. Lochlann…
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image Jaymes excels at National Swimming Championships

Jaymes Roser has shone at the recent Australian School Sport Swimming Championships held in Tasmania. Jaymes and his fellow Queensland teammates outswum every other State team and won gold in the 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay. What a great achievement! Jaymes has been training hard throughout the year being determined to do his very best…
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image College’s Hyundai i40 is for sale

After five years of reliable service, the warranty is up on the College’s old Hyundai i40 Wagon, so we are selling it. All the details are in the advertisement which is here: Hyundai i40 Wagon 2013, Diesel, Automatic.

image Year 10 barista training

Year 10 Hospitality students did a Barista Training course with Vincenza, at their premises. The course was three hours long and gave the students training in the different types of coffees and the important steps in pouring techniques, as well as taste testing the different types of coffees. Each student achieved a barista qualification statement…
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image GCC Family Business Directory update

Thanks to all our family business owners and managers who have submitted their details for our GCC Family Business Directory so far. It’s exciting seeing the listings growing each day and being able to feature two in our weekly Eagle. What’s even more exciting is some of the results the businesses are receiving for their…
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image Early School Leavers Survey – from Minister for Education

The Queensland Government is conducting its annual statewide survey of Year 10, 11 and 12 students who in 2017 left school without obtaining Year 12 certification. The Early School Leavers survey is a short, confidential survey that collects information about what young people are doing the year after leaving school. Between August and September, students…
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image Secondary Sports Wrap 10 August 2018

National Schools Mountain Bike Championship:   On Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Week 3 GCC had an inspirational team of 20 keen mountain bike riders make their way to Nerang on the Gold Coast for the National Schools Championships. Our riders put in some exceptional efforts over three days. Friday’s riders took part in the Cross-Country Eliminator (XCE). This event ran…
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image Secondary Athletics Carnival 2018

Perfect conditions and not a cloud in the sky for this year’s Secondary Athletics Carnival.   Unfortunately, the recent deluge of rain we experienced in the lead up, did have an effect on the High Jump event with several age groups postponed for some weeks. The large number of athletes involved from Sinai, Ararat and Zion,…
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image Bonnie’s Pooch Parlour (GCC Family Business Directory Listing)

Pet grooming services with over 14 years of mobile grooming experience on the Sunshine Coast. Email: Phone: 0412 135 388 Website/Facebook:  

image Heidi Langley Therapy Practice (GCC Family Business Directory Listing)

Heidi Langley is a Mental Health Social Worker who provides psychotherapeutic services to children up to 18 and women. She has 20 years experience in the field. She does assessing and treating of people with mental health issues or any other emotional and behavioural difficulties like Anxiety, Self-esteem, Adhd, ASD, Social skills, Trauma, Losses, Depression,…
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