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image Six helpful responses if your child is being bullied

Last Friday we acknowledged the National Day Against Bullying or “Bullying No Way” day. The College was awash with orange as students participated in activities and discussions that focused on bullying prevention and brought awareness to the issue. (Photos here). I thought in this week’s blog, I would talk about some of the strategies that…
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image P and F News 22 March 2019

We had an excellent meeting on Wednesday 13 March and discussed a range of ideas. The room was full of enthusiasm and ideas which was wonderful. We are holding our first disco of the year on Friday 3 May and our Mothers Day Stall is on Thursday 9 May. We would love some help, so if you are…
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image Meet the 2019 Senior Leaders

Leadership at GCC is so much more than badges and prestigious position. It’s about influence, responsibility, the heart of a servant and inspiring the students they are leading to be the best versions of themselves. This year, the College is excited by the calibre of elected leaders and the power of influence this team will…
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image Persuasive writing in Year 3

Every now and again a student’s work is so brilliant that they are sent up to Gail Mitchell and Mike Curtis to show off their achievement. We don’t often take photos of them and publish it in the newsletter but this one was too brilliant not to tell everyone about. Year 3 have been learning…
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image French film excursion

On Thursday 14 March, all Year 7 students and Year 9 French students made an excursion to Brisbane to take part in the annual French Film Festival. This year, we selected an animated film Dilili à Paris made by an animation maestro Michel Ocelot. The purpose of the excursion was to celebrate and gain appreciation…
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image Secondary Sport Wrap – Term 2, Weeks 6 to 8

Staff vs Students Cricket Match: Conditions were difficult for the match played over two days on the northern sports field. Both teams seemed to sweat it up, in the hot subcontinent like temperatures. Competition was fierce and as play got underway on day one, the teachers didn’t hold back their bowling attack. The first innings was…
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image P and F Disco

It’s nearly time for our Primary students to put on their dancing shoes and show their best moves.Mark 3 May on your calendar.The P and F are holding the first Primary disco for 2019. It will be held in the OLA (Outdoor Learning Area, Year 1 and 2 building), with Prep – Year 2 from 5:30pm to…
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image Music News 22 March 2019

New Music Journals: The Instrumental Music Department is excited to introduce music journals. Every student who is enrolled in instrumental lessons will receive a journal. These journals will be used by the instrumental teachers to write down practise notes. It will also be used for parents and instrumental teachers to communicate any concerns or questions.…
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image Anti-bullying day 2019

For those who missed the photos on Facebook, we hope you enjoy seeing how Glasshouse Christian College reinforced the message that every single one of our students has the right to live their school life free from the scourge of bullying and harassment.

image Getting the essentials sorted for the workplace

Essential English, acclaimed for its real-world pathway through the English journey at GCC is living up to its purpose. Guided by their teacher, Russell Modlin, Year 11 Essential English have, in addition to their reading, literacy and work-related content, recently explored conflict in the workplace by completing a free online course produced and certified by…
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image You’re invited… back to the future!

The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA)’s released a report series in 2018 called ‘The New Work Reality’. https://www.fya.org.au/report/the-new-work-reality/ The report examines what ‘work’ is going to look like in the future for young Australians and the difficulties they are expected to face with the increase in automation due to technology. This report directly supports the…
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image Yr 9-10 Science and Engineering Challenge at USC

On Wednesday 13 March, 30 Year 9 Science students attended the annual Science and Engineering Challenge at the University of the Sunshine Coast. During the challenge the students competed in groups of three to four against seven other schools from the Sunshine Coast District. One of our groups received a trophy for winning the Return…
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image Year 5 Queensland Symphony Orchestra excursion

Recently, Year 5 went on the bus into Brisbane to see the Queensland Symphony Orchestra play. We had a wonderful time experiencing and listening to the performance of a live orchestra. We were excited to see the instruments that we play being used in the performance. The music was amazing and we loved to see…
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image Lost property 22 March 2019

We have a new category just for lost property! In the past, we have posted to the GCC Families Facebook page but the new algorithms meant the post would quickly become buried and those without Facebook would miss out altogether. If you are missing items you can visit our website and type in “Lost Property”…
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image Little Lifesavers holiday course

Jaclyn Sampson is the Community Awareness Coordinator (Sunshine Coast) for Surf Life Saving Queensland and asked us to include this flyer in our newsletter. There is an opportunity for students coming up in the April school holidays to learn vital life skills. They will be running the award-winning Little Lifesavers program from Monday 8 April –…
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image Easter skate holiday program

David Fisher is the person who runs GCC’s skate program during the term and his organisation is running an Easter Holiday Program you may be interested in. All the details are in the flyer below.

image Horse riding over school holidays

Koolkuna Connection is a horse riding facility set at the foot of the beautiful Bellthorpe range in Stanmore, via Woodford.  They provide beginner riding and horsemanship lessons with a strong focus on the horse-human relationship, as well as equine assisted learning and healing with a Christ-centred approach.  Bush trail riding will be added to the…
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