Glasshouse Christian College

The Eagle

image Are you a bee or a fly?

We talk a lot about a growth mindset at Glasshouse Christian College so when I came across this article adapted from Denis Waitley, I thought I would share it with you. Sometimes, human beings behave like bees. If you put several bees in an open-ended bottle and lay the bottle on its side with the…
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image The proven benefits of reading with your child

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr Seuss. An exciting new initiative In the Primary school has begun with Reading Club now on each day at second break in the library. Since Reading Club began last week there is currently…
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image From a Pastor’s lens

‘Let love be genuine’ Romans 12.9 Term 1 has passed, and we are flying through Term 2. I thought I would take a moment to pause… and share some scripture and things God has been teaching me along the journey this term. My heart is overjoyed with the opportunities we as a Pastoral team have,…
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image Secondary Sports Wrap Up – Term 2, Weeks 5 and 6

GCC Athletics Carnival The Secondary GCC Athletics Carnival will be held this coming Tuesday 4 June. The event has been moved to the Sunshine Coast University’s athletics track. The 800m, 1500, Triple Jump and Javelin will be done either before or after the carnival. Many year groups have already completed a trial over the 100m…
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image USC Robotics and Coding Day

The University of the Sunshine Coast hosted a Robotics and Coding day and some Year 8 students attended and experienced the puzzling and complex world of using computer coding to control machines, specifically Lego EV3 Mindstorms. At the event, the students were able to create and program lines of code to make their robot complete…
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image Excellent Expo

Year 6 students transformed themselves into budding entrepreneurs for a term. They carefully considered real-world problems and then were challenged to order them by scale from global issues down to individual or personalised issues. Each student then chose a problem to solve. The project involved designing a product to solve the problem and marketing it…
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image Library News: Reading Rocks with National Simultaneous Storytime

Last Friday Primary students read Alpacas with Maracas written and illustrated by Matt Cosgrove to celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS). We celebrated in style with maracas and a rollicking read online by Matt Cosgrove and Jimmy Giggle with some furry alpaca friends. Thank you to our awesome Year 6 Library Monitors who assisted with the…
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image Kitchen Garden News

How lovely it was to see the sunshine this week in Kitchen Garden. This fortnight has seen us harvest a bumper crop of eggplants which lead to the next challenge…how do we get the children to eat them? Our answer was to make a delicious eggplant, capsicum and onion dip served with homemade herb pikelets,…
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image Calani Payton – ‘A Towering Achievement’

One of our Middle School students, Calani Payton, represented our College in the Rostrum Voice of Youth public speaking competition recently. Calani crafted and delivered a speech in front of trained adjudicators about ‘A towering achievement’. She did herself proud speaking for well over five minutes on the ‘towering achievement’ fully inclusive education would be.…
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image Prep theatre and playground excursion

On Tuesday 21 May, all three Prep classes went on their first ever excursion. For some of the Preppies, it was their first time on a bus! They were all so excited. We took the bus to the Caloundra Events Centre where we watched a production called ‘Me and My Shadow’.  The children thoroughly enjoyed…
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