Glasshouse Christian College

The Eagle

image Four ways to combat obesity at GCC

We see a lot on the media about the rise of obesity in Australia but this awareness has really hit home here at GCC over the past few months. I’ve had many primary staff in particular share their concern about what our students are eating at school and I’ve been quite startled by what I…
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image Primary School News

Parenting Tips #1: I was very excited last night to receive the online sessions by “Growing Families Australia” via email from Mrs McKellar in the College library. For many years in the early days we ran these parenting courses and later a shorter version of them but although parents were very interested in learning more…
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image Primary Science Week

On Thursday 16 August the Science Ambassadors namely: Casey Woods, Ariana Doolan, Sarah Mens and Kacey Dickens organised various Science activities for the Prep – Year 6 classes. The Primary students were organised into groups of 4-5 with each group rotating around six Science hands-on activities. The six hands-on activities included: magnets; an anatomy display;…
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image Book Week fun 2018

We are thrilled to share the photos of our Book Week events again in this issue of the Eagle. The theme for Book Week 2018 was ‘Find your Treasure’ and we celebrated with a rich array of activities, events and competitions to explore the theme. Once again we were in awe of the colour and…
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image Father’s Day Chapel 2018

This week was a special time in Lower Primary where we were able to celebrate our fathers with a special Father’s Day chapel service. It was a great time with the students eagerly ready to show their fathers what they mean to them. The Preps performed a cute song about Father’s Day, the Year 1…
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image Students inspired by Illustrator’s creativity – Lance Balchin visit

We are often inspired by the art/illustrations that appear in books and even more so when we get to meet the illustrator or author in person. This was certainly the case when some of our Middle School Visual Arts students, along with some Year 10s, had the opportunity to meet Lance Balchin when he came…
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image French Speech Contest at USC

Congratulations to Amelie Mullins for her 2nd place win for her French presentation at the MLTAQ speech contest held at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Sunday. The annual MLTAQ language event at USC is a wonderful opportunity for Students from Sunshine Coast state and private schools, from Years 4-12, to showcase their language…
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image Volunteers’ Lunch 2018

Our volunteers give endless hours of their time to help out around our College and this was their time to sit back, relax and enjoy being served a delicious meal. Our Year 12 Hospitality students worked hard for weeks leading up to the Volunteers’ Lunch so they could prepare and present an outstanding two-course meal…
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image The Science Factory comes to Year 6

Our exploration of scientific concepts continued in Year 6 with a wonderful science symposium provided by the Science Factory. The collaborative learning space, known to us as L8, was transformed into a scientific wonderland with 30 interactive investigations set up for the students to explore. Experiments included the Mindstorm Lego Robots, flight simulation, virtual reality…
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image Music happenings

Bigger, Better, Brains: Playing an instrument keeps your brain in tip top shape! But what happens after you stop playing? Researchers just tested musicians (both active and former) and non-musicians on a number of language and executive function tests. Researchers found that musicians performed better particularly in language and some executive function tests (organisation, planning…
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image Tournament of Minds 2018 – Sunshine Coast Regionals

The Tournament of Minds is a problem-solving competition for teams in Primary and Secondary divisions. Each team gets to choose a challenge from one of the four disciplines, then come up with a creative and innovative way to perform their solution in front of a panel of judges. In this competition we would be competing…
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image Kitchen Garden News

The last few weeks in Kitchen Garden we have harvested lots of peas, beans, cabbage, kale, spinach, passion fruit and strawberries. This week our little cooks, with our beautiful pumpkins from our garden, have been cooking pumpkin wontons with a dipping sauce. The children have really enjoyed them so we thought you might like to…
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image Year 9 Robo Olympics

The Year 9 IT class have been learning how to build and program robots using EV3 Lego kits. Their first event in Robo Olympics was Mass Sumo. The students had to build a robot that stayed inside the yellow hexagon and was strong and stable enough to push other robots out. The last robot standing…
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image Author Support Services (GCC Family Business Directory Listing)

Alex Fullerton is an independent book coach, author’s consultant and self-publishing specialist. She has spent the last thirteen years working with business people to create concise, compelling and comprehensive books that complement their businesses and increase their professional standing. Alex offers one to one coaching to help busy people manage their book projects, and is…
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image Maleny Black Angus Beef (GCC Family Business Directory Listing)

Maleny Black Angus Beef raise 100% Grass Fed Black Angus cattle on properties in and around Maleny. They offer families delicious, healthy, locally raised beef and deliver to your door at no charge. Feel free to call Sue or Mark and be sure to check out their website as they look forward to serving your…
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