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image Seven lasting benefits of school camps

This week our Year 8 students went on camp for five days and it caused me to reflect on the benefits of school camps and why we include so many in our curriculum from Year 3 right through to Year 11. School camps are good for our students and not just for the few days…
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image Why it’s important to contextualise learning in Middle School

Twelve to 14-year-olds are on an extreme learning curve at this stage in their life. It ranks only next to toddlerhood for this sort of growth. At this time in their lives, they need reasons for why they’re doing things, they’re fighting for independence and hormones are messing with (albeit sometimes controlling) their emotions and…
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image Year 6 mad scientists

Year 6 have once again turned themselves into mad scientists! We have been delving into the exciting world of scientific enquiry with a focus on fair testing and identifying dependent and independent variables. Our journey began with a visit to the senior science labs where, under the watchful eye of the marvellous Mrs Ritson, the…
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image Secondary Sports Report Term 2 Week 9

GCC Athletics Carnival: In the last article I announced the results at the conclusion of the Athletics Carnival with Sinai ahead of Zion by just one solitary point. This week we have held several senior events including High jump, Javelin, Triple jump and the 1500m. At this point in time, we have just the Year…
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image Koorong Book Sale on Grandparents’ Day

We are holding a Koorong Book Sale on Grandparents’ Day and look forward to showcasing a wide range of Christian titles from the Koorong Mooloolaba store. It will be open at the following times: 12pm – 1:45pm on Thursday 27 June (for our extra special guests).8am – 9am on Friday 28 June. The Koorong Book…
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image What’s the weather doing?

This has literally been the question on everyone’s lips of late and the topic of conversation in our Year 6 French classes this Term. The students used a combination of familiar and new vocabulary and created scenarios that had some students transported in France while others stayed local. It’s quite amazing what technology, dress-ups and…
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image Hope

What are you hoping for? A better job? A relationship? Perfect children? A  financial windfall? We often use the term “hope” to refer to pipe dreams or wishful thinking, but when we do this we miss what true “hope” is. The dictionary defines hope as “a wish or desire supported by some confidence of its…
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image Holiday reading – so many options!

All students are welcome to borrow from our print collection for over the holidays. There’s a great selection of stories from a range of genres together with lots of interesting information books available for loan. Primary students in Year 3 – 6 can also access the Literacy Pro eBook Library over the holidays via the…
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image Music Gala Night 2019 – photo and video gallery

What a wonderful night showcasing our students’ talent and musical learning journey. For those who missed out on attending or those who would like to enjoy the items again, we’ve included all the photos and videos in this post below.

image GCC 1st in French for Education Perfect Qld Championships

Congratulations to GCC for coming 1st place for French in Queensland in the recent Education Perfect Languages Championships. What an awesome effort! A very special congratulations to Jordan James for winning 1st place and a gold certificate. The competition ran from 4 – 11 June and many students went over and above to compete, giving…
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image Engineering Club News with Gary Asplin

The Engineering Club meets every Wednesday at 1:00 pm in H5 and is open to all Middle School students. It was launched three years ago to give students the opportunity to learn and use 3D modelling software and 3D printing technology in a casual and stress-free environment. All the students need to bring to the…
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image A Reader’s Marathon – Year 8 Readers Cup Competition

Looking for a recommendation for a great book?  Ask our Year 8 Readers Cup team who recently read six books in the lead up to the Sunshine Coast Regional Readers Cup Competition. Setting out on a bit of a readers marathon in preparation for the competition, our students Josiah Monos, Laura Coumi, Charlie Bidgood and Amelia…
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image Regional Primary Boys Softball Championship

Congratulations to Eli Hardy-Abdy who was a member of the Glasshouse District Boys Softball Team which competed at the Sunshine Coast Regional Boys Softball Championship recently. Glasshouse District was the champion team being undefeated throughout the carnival and also winning the final with a convincing 10-4 result against Redcliffe District. Eli played Catcher and Short…
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image Year 4G Abbey Museum Excursion

Year 4G students had an interesting visit to significant early Aboriginal sites last week. The excursion was led by members of the Abbey Museum who were able to show them authentic artefacts from this era. Amongst other items, we were shown a kippa-ring, bora ring and midden. Students were excited and in awe of the…
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image The Coffee Club Beerwah – Coffee 327 Pty Ltd (GCC Family Business Directory Listing)

The Coffee Club Beerwah offers a wide range of hot and cold beverages along with an assortment of tasty meals and sweet treats. A perfect place to meet and catch up with family and friends. Mark, Michele and Ethan look forward to sharing their hospitality with you. “Where Will I Meet You? – The Coffee…
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