Glasshouse Christian College

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image The final week

The final week of the year is always a big one and this was no exception. Senior students left last week and this week Middle School students enjoyed alternate activities which encompassed everything from making billy carts to decorating gingerbread houses. However, all the big action was now concentrated in Primary with Christmas concerts, our…
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image A grateful heart

I don’t think I am alone as I share my amazement that the school year is almost over. It has been an outstanding year and I am so proud of all the achievements and accomplishments of our students. I am often inspired by their optimistic outlook on life, their astute insights and their amazing talents…
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image Middle School News 6 December 2019

Leading our Middle School A big thank you to the Middle School Leaders, who have worked consistently and diligently all year finishing off this term with making gift bags for women in domestic violence situations and fundraising for Christmas gifts for low-income families supported by Salvation Army in our local area. Here are photos of…
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image Instrumental Music News 6 December 2019

On the weekend we had four of our students, Summer Rein (violin), Chelsea Brown (violin), Chloe Turnbull (alto saxophone) and Aimee Cullen (clarinet) represent the College at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music SHEP (State Honours Ensemble Program). They were chosen from over 2,300 nominations statewide. SHEP gives young musicians the opportunity to work with a…
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image Lots of fun at the pool

The Year 1 and 2 students loved cooling down at the Junior Swim Fun Day on Wednesday. They enjoyed the opportunity to show family members what they had learned during swimming lessons as well as having heaps of fun. The inflatable obstacle course was the favourite of the day with most children as they balanced…
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image Year 6 Graduation – photo gallery

This event seemed extra touching this year with lovely words of encouragement, poems and special memories. You can watch all the videos from the graduation here: 2019 Year 6 Graduation.

image Lit Pro Reading Awards

Congratulations to the Year 3 – 9 students who have been reading their way to success this semester! They have completed a total of 16,360 quizzes and read 71,970,510 words on the Literacy Pro program. To celebrate the achievements of our Upper Primary students, every child received a prize for their reading goal achieved and…
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image Code Club fun

In Term 4, selected Year 3 students were invited to attend Code Club at the Library where we met weekly to code using the Scratch platform. The aim of Code Club is to provide a platform where students can explore and create interactive stories, games and animations using coding. Coding is becoming an essential skill…
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image The Summer Reading Club is on now

Although the school year has come to a close we are excited to promote The Summer Reading Club to advocate for the importance of recreational reading across all ages, particularly during the summer months. WHY? There is a tendency for students to lose some of the academic achievement gains made during the school year as…
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image Year 3 to 6 Christmas Concert – photo and videos

The Year 3 to 6 Christmas Concert was a fabulous event and the quality was so high we could have charged admission! The individual items were beautifully performed and the sense of humour that ran through the storylines kept the audience in stitches. You can watch all the videos on our YouTube channel here: Year…
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image DeLorean Project Showcase Evening

There were many proud parents, teachers, community mentors and students in attendance at the Beerwah Community Hall on Wednesday 20 November for the annual DeLorean Project Showcase. This year the bar was raised to include an expo, dinner and formal presentation with guest speakers and student reflections. A visit from our local DeLorean car owner…
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image Girls in Tech Conference

On Monday 25 November, fourteen Middle School girls from GCC were privileged to be invited by Matthew Flinders Anglican college to attend a Girls in Tech Conference. The girls had the opportunity to work in groups and learn about the design process. They also heard about women in the workforce and the potential jobs for…
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image Year 9 Business – Market Day

During Term 4, the Year 9 Business class undertake a project to create a small business venture. It culminates in a Market Day during a lunch break where the Year 9 students set up to sell their products to hungry and thirsty Middle School students. The customers are given pretend ‘cash’ and they purchase the products…
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image Year 7 sharing Christmas cheer to the elderly

A group of particularly keen Year 7 students visited Glasshouse Views Aged Care and Retirement Village for one last time this term to share some Christmas cheer to the elderly residents. The students enjoyed sharing the Christmas cards they had made and written in along with musical items with the residents. It was a lovely…
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image Uniform Shop closure

Uniform Shop will be closed from Friday 6 December 2019 and will reopen on Tuesday 14 January 2020. Bookings are essential during this busy season and all the information concerning the booking calendar, laybys, online ordering, price lists, and uniform requirements can be accessed on our website here. Bookings are not required for layby collections.…
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image GCC personalised drink bottles

You can now order GCC personalised drink bottles from the Uniform Shop for just $18. You no longer need to worry about faded names because these stainless steel bottles come with your Child’s name engraved on them along with our GCC logo. The drink bottles are 740ml, great quality, stainless steel, with a sports cap,…
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image Year 5 Band Concert

There have been so many events, it seems like the Year 5 Band Concert was ages ago but it was only last week! Here are all the photos and videos from last week’s big event. If you would like to watch all the videos of this performance, you can see them on our YouTube channel…
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image Prep to Year 2 concert – photo and video gallery

Are you ready for cuteness overload? The Prep to Year 2 students not only wowed the audience with their very cute costumes but their singing and dancing were magnificent! For all the videos visit the playlist on our YouTube channel here: Prep to Year 2 Christmas concert videos.

image Slow down this holiday!

“So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger.” Luke 2:16 (NIV) “Hurry up! We’re going to be late for school/the Christmas concert/the shops/etc”  As Christmas draws near, we have great expectations of a holiday with family and friends but it is also filled with busyness, people to visit,…
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image Smart Strings Rock and Roll Concert

There was a lot of toe-tapping good fun and great music at last Friday’s Smart Strings Concert. Parents and students were treated to American style snacks of milkshakes and doughnuts before sitting down to listen to some truly entertaining music from our Year 3 students. Afterwards, there was more fun with posing for photos with…
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image Primary Presentation photo gallery

Our first Prep to Year 6 Presentation event was a huge success. The little ones, in particular, are to be congratulated for their very good behaviour for so long. For those who missed the photos on Facebook (or don’t have it), here they are here: ICAS Awards Prep Awards Year 1 Awards Year 2 Awards…
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image Year 3 buzzing about football

Two teams of Year 3 students are buzzing after a very exciting day at the Caboolture District  Year 3 Football Championships this week. The girls were very excited to finish as runners up and the boys placed third which was also a fantastic result. The teams have only been together for a few weeks but…
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image A deep gratitude

Being a Victorian,  we hear the “G” word quite a lot. Most Victorians can’t wait to go to the G (MCG). I personally miss it. It’s there that people display so many emotions as they watch their team win, lose, win, lose and hopefully win. When your team wins that gratitude makes you forget the…
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image Year 9 English empathy

Year 9 English has had a major focus on the power of empathy this year. Students learnt to consider perspectives they wouldn’t ordinarily regard. This is what Calani Payton 9M had to say about one of the incursions: “Recently, the Year 9 cohort was given the opportunity to hear a Jewish woman recount her story of…
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image Year 12 Mystery Bus Tour

Glasshouse Christian College recently ran its third annual overnight MYSTERY BUS TOUR after the College Formal for the Year 12 students. Instead of kids getting caught up in the after formal party, the College wanted to organise a mystery bus tour for the Year 12s after the Formal as an alternative activity. Students and parents can…
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image Tuckshop News 29 November 2019

I hope you have all enjoyed the convenience of ordering your child’s tuckshop online. Things to remember when ordering online with Flexischools include: 1. Cutoff for ordering online is 9am on tuckshop days. 2. When your child is absent please ring tuckshop on 5436 5654 to cancel your child’s order or reschedule for another day.…
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image The Quest Tournament

A few weeks ago nine of our primary Honour students participated in The Quest Tournament at the Sunshine Coast. Representing Glasshouse Christian College were three teams of three students in each. A team of Year 3 students, a team of Year 4 and 5 students and a team of Year 5 and 6 students. The…
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image Can you guess the fairy tale?

As we round off the year, our Primary students have been working hard but still managed to have fun during this very busy time of assessments. Here they are performing their own take on some traditional fairy tales – all with a bit of a French twist of course! Enjoy these two small productions created…
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image Sunshine Coast Football – Sign on

Registrations are now open online at www.playfootball.com.au. For further details call 5446 2727 or email [email protected]

image Summer Writing Club

Summer Writing Club for students available from 16 December.

image Sunscreen record attempt

Do you want to make history? This is a record-breaking attempt to have the most number of people apply sunscreen. The goal is for 2000 people and all the information is in the flyer below.

image Australia’s Biggest Bakslap

Calling all locals to head to Mooloolaba Beach between 8:00am and 10:00am on Saturday 14 December to celebrate the inaugural Australia’s Biggest Bakslap. A free, family-friendly event where you can be part of Australia’s biggest sunscreen challenge!   The event marks the launch of complimentary sunscreen being available at Mooloolaba Beach over summer, one of…
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image Coolum Beach Cricket Blast Holiday Program

Below is the promotional material for a school holiday program being run over the Christmas holidays. Below are the basic details: What: Coolum Cricket Blast Holiday Program. When: 18 and 19 December 9am – 3pm. Where: Coolum Cricket Club, David Low Way. Who: All students 5-12 years of age. How much: $120 How to sign-up: https://www.playcricket.com.au/club-finder/club-details?Id=31774. If anyone has questions…
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