Glasshouse Christian College

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image Term 3 2019 – A warm welcome back to school

I would like to extend a warm welcome to all our families returning to school this week and especially to new families joining us for the first time. We hope that you will feel most welcome and we are delighted to have you join our GCC community. CSA Queensland State Conference – Staff Professional DevelopmentFor…
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image Senior School News

Welcome back to all students, but in particular our Seniors. Term 3 is always a huge term and being just nine weeks this year means we will be especially busy. Visit by Andrew Powell MP – Member for Glass HouseAndrew Powell was our guest speaker on Assembly today. It was a wonderful presentation to our…
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image Celebrating ten years of service

As a whole staff, we set aside time every year to celebrate those staff who have completed 10 years on our team. We are incredibly thankful for their commitment and loyalty. This year we congratulated the following eight members of staff: Cathy Boyer, Gayle Bos, Kris Freeman, Nicky Letchford, Roland Munyard, Wendy O’Donnell, Fiona Peel and Joshua Whysall.

image Shine – Showcasing the Arts

You will definitely not want to miss this night where we showcase the incredible and talented students and Arts department that we have at Glasshouse Christian College. Put this date into your calendar: Friday 9 August 2019, 5pm – 8pm.

image Jessica Perro wins Joyce Newton OAM Memorial Bursary

This week, Mr Andrew Powell MP came to present Jessica Perro with the Joyce Newton OAM Memorial Bursary for winning first prize. The competition involved a 1000-word essay on the topic of ‘What is the value of the many small businesses and farmers in the seat of Glass House and what is their importance to…
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image Year 7 focuses on ‘overcoming obstacles’

Term 2 was full of many highlights for Year 7 students, with an overall focus on ‘overcoming obstacles’. The new format of online NAPLAN testing in the middle of the term was finished off with a celebration of how the students are quickly learning new things and overcoming many hurdles by spending time on a…
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image Close games at SEQ Finals

Very close games were the flavour of the day at the Sunshine Coast Finals for the South East Queensland Football Championships this week. Our Year 5 and 6 boys football team played fantastic football against teams of very similar ability to themselves. The best four school teams from four school districts qualified for these finals…
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image Library News

Prep – Year 6 Students:  8:00am – 3:15pm.Year 7 – 12: 8:00am – 4pm. Moonhack 2019 Code Club members and those with a Scratch account (available for free online) were invited to take part in ‘Moonhack 2019’ this week. Students celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon landing by building their own space-themed game. Moonhack…
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image Getting your lost property returned to you

We are halfway through the year and this usually means that names are now fading or have totally vanished on your uniforms, lunch boxes and drink bottles. With the beautiful, sunny days we are having it doesn’t take long for jumpers and jackets to be pulled off and tossed aside. Unfortunately, we are unable to…
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image R2D2 Collective – Do you have any of these items?

The Year 1 and 2 classes are embarking on a new, unique initiative called R2D2 this semester, where we will have collaborative, creative learning in exciting ways. R2D2 stands for Ready 2 Discover Together. As part of this venture, we are seeking some items. Read on and if you have any of these items you…
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image Ashton and Max qualify for State Athletics Championships

Ashton van Straten and Max Cashin are excited to have qualified for the Queensland School Sport Athletics Championships for the first time after a huge day of competition for both boys. Six 10 – 12-year-old students represented GCC at the Sunshine Coast Regional Athletics Championships last week when we were all still enjoying the holiday…
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image Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD)

Every year, all schools in Australia participate in the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD). The NCCD process requires schools to identify information already available in the school about supports provided to students with disability. These relate to legislative requirements under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and the Disability Standards for Education…
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image 2019 Sydney Arts Tour

The 2019 College Arts Tour took place over the school holidays, with 17 students and the Arts staff traveling to Sydney for five days. The students had a great week being immersed in the Arts and culture of Sydney. The first day had the students participating in a screen acting workshop at the National Institute…
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image New Zealand Ski Trip 2019

Here are some of the fantastic experiences and highlights had by this year’s Ski Trip. This is an optional trip for students in Years 11 and 12 at our College.

image Singapore Music Trip – Euphonius! 2019

Day 1: Band students departed Brisbane International landing in Singapore 8 hours later on 6 July. Students went to Marina Bay Sands and up 56 floors to view the city at night and watch the rehearsal of the parade and fireworks display in preparation for their National Day. Day 2: Students spent the morning at…
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image Grandparents Day 2019: Ginormous photo and video gallery

Here are all the videos and photos galore from our wonderful Grandparents Day at the end of last term. The College was abuzz with excitement and smiles as more than 650 special guests enjoyed the fabulous concert, morning tea, book fair, classroom visits and photo booths. Pre-Concert and Morning Tea Concert Prep to Year 2…
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image Logo design competition

$50 Prize! The Beerwah Sportsground Management Committee Inc. (BSMC Inc.) is looking for a suitable LOGO to be used as a letterhead, on advertising, for sponsorships and for acknowledgements, etc. The sportsground is a multi-user facility which includes: Beerwah Youth and Community Centre (BYCC) Charity Sports Beerwah JRL Sunshine Coast Kennel Club Glasshouse Pony Club…
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image Family Fun and Fundraiser for local charity ‘endED’

This Saturday 27 July, from 8am – 12pm, head on over for a free sausage sizzle, face painting and lucky dip at the opening of the new Beerwah Paint Place and help raise funds for local charity group ‘endED’. EndED provides tools and support for those whose lives have been affected by eating disorders. You…
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