News

Is your child’s outlook 20/20?

Myopia (short-sightedness) is on the rise among Australia children but the increase in statistics is almost entirely preventable. The escalation of children needing glasses for short-sightedness has been attributed to two major factors: 1.   Young people are spending more time with ‘near work’ which includes reading traditional text as well as electronic devices. 2.
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Parent-Teacher interviews

Thank you to all the parents and caregivers who came along to the parent-teacher interviews over the past two days. Taking on feedback from the Primary School Parent Satisfaction Survey, we made some changes to the structure of the interviews for Year 3 – 6 students, shifting from the previous student-led conference structure to parent
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P and F News 20.9.19

On Saturday 14 September the P and F hosted its annual trivia night and what a great night was had by all who attended!  There was laughter and good cheer, a healthy amount of competition, team camaraderie and some brain-twisting questions.   The theme for this year was musical decades and while we had the 80s
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The power of thankfulness.

As I am writing this, we have just taken out the Middle School Chapel band to thank them for the effort and work they have put into our chapel services this term and this year. It has been so great to serve God alongside those amazing, talented and faithful young people. It was a fantastic
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Full STEAM ahead with Lego WeDo

Last year we introduced the Lego WeDo program at the College in Years 4-6. The unique combination of LEGO® bricks, online tools and curriculum-relevant projects resulted in a range of engaging, high interest, hands-on learning experiences that focus on design, computational thinking and collaboration. The Lego WeDo program integrates learning by incorporating the STEAM disciplines
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Pizza Party celebration!

Congratulations to all our Language Perfect Certificate winners and for their awesome effort during the recent Worldwide Championships. Individual certificates will be handed out to respective students at an assembly in Term 4. However, in the interim Primary students who scored 500 points or more during the championships were treated to a pizza party during
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Eli excels in softball

Eli Abdy-Hardy has found his niche on the sports field and that is playing baseball and softball.  Eli was and integral member of our Glasshouse Christian College A boys softball team at interschool sport but baseball is his passion. He has also played in several other Glasshouse District representative teams during the year. Eli was
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Sunshine Coast champions in club football

Many club finals have been taking place over the past few weeks and several of our Glasshouse Christian College students have been involved in these.  Maleny Rangers Joshua and Ben Ramke played their 12 Boys Division two final against Bribie Island on Saturday. What a tight game this was as Bribie Island were Minor Premiers
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Students participating in SHEP Program

Four of our students in Year 6 were nominated and accepted to participate in the Young Conservatorium Griffith University State Honours Ensemble Program (SHEP) and one student is on the reserve list. They were chosen from 3,200 nominations. These students will have the opportunity to work in a large orchestra with eminent conductors from Qld
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Code Club

This year selected Year 4 and 5 students have been attending Code Club sessions in the library. Code Club uses the Scratch platform to teach the basics of coding, offering students a large number of creative projects ranging from simple to more challenging tasks. Scratch is built upon an online community that promotes collaboration. Once
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