News

Sayounara to our Japanese guests

Glasshouse Christian College Principal - Mike Curtis

Last Thursday we were honoured to host a small group of Japanese students from Seikyo Gakuen Junior High School in Osaka. Seikyo Gakuen is actually a Christian school. The students stayed with some of our GCC families after school and paired up with buddies during school hours. Our group of 13 students and one teacher
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P and F News

Disco:  Our primary P and F Disco last Friday night was a lot of fun. There was no doubt that the kids enjoyed the night as DJ Kingy pumped out the tunes as well as Limbo, a dance competition, prizes, food and glow sticks. So many people were a part of making this night happen. Thank
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Rebecca Johnson author visit

Rebecca Johnson, author of the best-selling Juliet, Nearly a Vet series and the winner of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Prize for teaching Primary School Science visited the College recently.  Rebecca ran sessions with the Prep – Year 3 classes and shared her narrative writing process, igniting the students’ imagination with storytelling and drama activities. Just
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Year 9 students win gold at Australian Junior Volleyball Championships

JD Theron and Aiden McKellar represented Queensland in the U15 Division 1 team at the Australian Junior Volleyball Championships at the Coomera Indoor Sports Centre over the holidays. States battle it out at this annual event to become the best in the Nation in six age divisions – Under 15 Men, Under 15 Women, Under
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Chess success for Matthew O’Shea

Matthew O’Shea is only in Year 2 but he is already representing GCC in chess tournaments. Recently Matthew competed at the St Columban’s Invitational Chess Tournament. Matthew won 5 of the 7 games, placing him in eighth position overall. This was out of 78 students and Matthew is up to five years younger than some
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Nikita Perro’s SUDI project

Nikita Perro’s DeLorean Project is on Safe Sleeping for Babies: Awareness of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) survey. Nikita has been working closely with her University of Sunshine Coast mentor and has just been given approval by the Ethics Board to go ahead with the survey. Here are the details: Glasshouse Christian College would
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Primary News – life is not fair

I read the article below recently and thought some of you would appreciate reading it as well. As parents we sometimes hear our children say something and we are just not sure how to answer them. Although this article is written for teachers there is a powerful message for parents also in responding to our
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Notice of withdrawal

The Registrar’s office would like to remind our College families of the contractual notice required. The enrolment contract states: The College must receive written notice of a parent/caregiver’s intention to withdraw the student a minimum of 90 days before the withdrawal date. Failure to do so will result in the College charging anything up to
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GCC Sports Awards Evening

The GCC Annual Sport Awards are on next Wednesday, 25 October at 6pm in the church auditorium. Many students will be receiving awards for their achievements and effort in Sport throughout the year. All students who will be receiving an award have been sent an invitation. The event is open for everyone at GCC so
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New Zealand Ski Trip September 2017

What an incredible week away during the school holidays. Snow coverage was excellent, weather was cold and I have never seen bigger smiles on the faces of senior students. Every two years I organise a trip across the ditch to give our Year 11 and 12 students the chance to experience one of my greatest
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