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image What can we learn from Mount Everest?

Have you seen the recent queues to climb up Mount Everest? There is a people/traffic jam up there of historic proportions! People are lining up, risking their lives and pushing their bodies to the limit so they can say they climbed Mount Everest and maybe buy the T-shirt to prove it. This week, I don’t…
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image Tips to keep our children reading over the school holidays

Extract from Ryan Spencer, University of Canberra: It comes as no surprise that children love school holidays and they are just around the corner! Being free of the routines of going to school every day and being able to relax is a valuable part of growing up. The regular reading that is a part of…
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image Library News Term 2 Week 8 – Parent Library

Over the last two weeks the P & F have run mental health and wellbeing sessions for parents/caregivers and students in Years 5-8. To support these events we have gathered a wide selection of books from our Parenting section for display in the library. We encourage the College community to borrow these and to see…
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image Wondrous Art

The Wondrous Workers (Year 1) have been enjoying being creative with some fabulous artwork around our minibeasts theme.   Each class is experiencing three lessons with Mrs Jenny Evans this term in a specialist Art room and we have benefitted from her guidance. With Mrs Evans, we created pieces inspired by the work of Eric…
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image GCC Secondary sports report Term 2 – Weeks 7 and 8

GCC Athletics Carnival: This year’s event was held at the SC University athletics track under dry but windy conditions. Students had a fantastic time and Sinai held the lead for the majority of the day. Incredibly, Zion staged a comeback and finished the day ahead of Sinai but just one solitary point. There are a…
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image Parent prayer time

On Thursday mornings at 8:30am, the doors of the pastor’s room are opened for our parents to join us in praying for the College and its students. Many people lead busy lives and not everyone is able to come in and join us, so can I encourage you to set aside some time at home…
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image Correction for Primary Athletics

Our wonderful Wendy Stott has written all the way from France to advise us of an error in last week’s Primary Athletics Carnival article. Apologies to Mahlia Shiel who is the runner up nine-year-old girls’ age champion in the carnival. The original article has now been updated to correct this error.

image Great performances at District Athletics

The sun shone and the Skippy Park track had dried all ready for the descent of keen athletes for the Glasshouse District Athletics Championships. There were 12 schools competing and the smaller ones seemed to be much stronger this year. Our GCC team was selected from placegetters at our GCC Athletics Carnival and students came ready…
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image Year 1 AVA PetPEP team visit

On Tuesday 4 June the Wondrous Workers of our College welcomed guests from the Australian Veterinary Association’s Pets and People Education Program to speak to us. The students enjoyed the guests’ talks and are now certainly better informed about pet ownership, training pets and approaching dogs they encounter. The two dogs that visited were wonderfully…
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image What’s Ariana Doolan up to?

I know you love celebrating student achievements as much as I do so wanted to share with you what Year 12 student Ariana Doolan has been doing over the last few months. Ariana spent two weeks on the set of the upcoming blockbuster film Dora the Explorer, where she played a fellow student in Dora’s…
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image School Satisfaction Survey

You would have all received an email from me inviting you to complete a School Satisfaction Survey. I would love all of our GCC families to take part. Thank you to everyone who has already completed one or more of these surveys. There are many of you and I appreciate your input. This is a…
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image Volleyball Camp

Volleyball Queensland wishes to inform you that our Junior Pirates Camp returns again for the July School holidays. We will be offering two camps for Years 6-9 (Camp A) and 10-12 (Camp B). Pirates Camp is a four-day volleyball training camp for boys and girls and covers beginner skills through to more advanced technical aspects…
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