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image What is NAPLAN and what’s all the fuss?

At this time of year, you begin to see and hear the word NAPLAN on the news and in the media. The hype slowly builds from April through to peaking in mid-May when NAPLAN testing happens. NAPLAN tests have been the subject of controversy since they were introduced in 2008 and even more so since…
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image P and F Catch Up

The last P and F Catch Up morning tea was such a success that another one is being held on Wednesday 1 May straight after drop off. Join other parents in front of the library for morning tea and a good chat. Please mark this in your calendar now as this is the last Eagle…
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image Primary News 5 April 2019

Thank you to everyone for a super start to the year. Term 1 has been full of exciting ‘firsts’, students have settled well and progress has been made by all of our students. Holiday Reading Fun As the school holidays approach this can be a tricky time to convince your child to continue with their regular reading…
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image Middle School News 5 April 2019

If you are a parent of a middle school-aged child this quote may resonate and encourage you. They’re capable of reasoning intellectually, interpreting emotions, and taking a moral stand, but they lack perspective or life experience. Sorting out social drama can consume large chunks of their time, and they tend to experience emotions in polarities.…
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image Sports Wrap Up – Weeks 9 and 10 of Term 1 2019

Trish Buckley VolleyballRound 2Year 10 BoysGCC defeated Burnside SHS 1-0.GCC lost to Good Shepherd LC 0-2.Year 10 GirlsCoaches comments; The girls played brilliantly. Anaya White played libero and this was the first time incorporating that position. The girls learnt and executed on/off rotations with the libero wonderfully. TD GCC lost to Meridan SHS 0-2.GCC defeated…
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image Captivating stories – enlarge our world experience and our vocabulary!

Great stories captivate our imagination whether it be in print, audio format or on film. Great stories to transport us to another world, impact our understanding or change our point of view. Students who engage with stories have a more extensive vocabulary, improve their communication skills and have a deeper understanding of human nature and…
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image Open Day date claimer Saturday 18 May 10am to 2pm

It’s that time of the year when the excitement ramps up in anticipation of our annual Open Day. At Glasshouse Christian College, Open Day is just as much for current families as for new visitors wanting to find out more information. Some people are asking, “Why do you have an Open Day when you are…
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image Prep Sensational Day

On Monday 1 April, the Prep children had the opportunity to participate in Sensational Day. This fit in with our unit in Science where we learnt about our five senses. The children rotated through the three Prep classes and made ham and cheese scrolls, walked through rice and spaghetti, had to guess different smells, made…
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image The happy ending to the Christmas story

I came across this article in a Crosswalk newsletter and thought it was worth sharing: Many of us have wonderful memories of Easter morning, which includes baskets full of chocolate, egg hunts, and new dresses for church. Those traditions are fun and can build fond memories. But what about the real event we are celebrating?…
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image Year 10 work experience was a great success

Year 10 students spent three days out and about, from Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast, impressing employers and business owners with their employability skills, maturity and willingness to learn. Feedback has been outstanding with several students being told they would employ them on the spot when they graduate school. Not bad for 15-year-olds to make…
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image Year 2 Beerwah library visit

Year 2 had a joyful visit at the Beerwah library last week. Many of us became members of the library and we each received our very own card, which was a real highlight! When we arrived at the library we were amazed at the rows and rows of books. We then sat down for a…
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image Fun had at Interschool Softball Competition

Four teams of Year 5 and 6 students competed in the Glasshouse Interschool Softball competition over the past few weeks. Students had been learning and practising the skills and game play for softball during their PE lessons so this competition was great experience for them. The level of competition is high in the Glasshouse District…
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image Year 5 Creative Creatures!

On Tuesday, Year 5 were blessed to spend the day with Mrs Evans, who helped us to create our own creatures using sculpture. During Term 1 we have been studying animals and the amazing features that they have to help them to survive in the environment that they live in. Using this knowledge, we have…
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image K3 Coaching Easter Camp 2019

K3 CAMPS are back again this Easter and, as usual, we couldn’t do this without the support of the local community, in particular, the schools who do a great job for us in creating awareness within their ranks. The link to register is below. https://k3coachingaus.wufoo.com/forms/k3-coaching-2019-easter-camps

image Writing and illustrating Holiday Camps

There are two opportunities for students who love writing and/or illustrating. All the information is in the flyers below.

image Hosting a French exchange student in July/August 2019

Would you be interested in hosting a French exchange student in Term 3? Students of the World, a non-profit organisation, is looking for a host family to host a student arriving in July. A small donation will be given to the host family and school in exchange for welcoming the student. Here are some frequently…
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