News

Kitchen Garden News 29 March 2019

This fortnight our master chefs made a delicious pasta dish. Here is the recipe: Pasta with asparagus and sage butter. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS250 grams of pasta of choice (we used shells)125 grams of butter½ cup of chopped fresh sage finely chopped1 bunch of asparagus, woody ends trimmed then cut into 2 cm lengthsSalt and pepperParmesan
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Glasshouse Rotary Club Presentation Monday 18 March

On Monday night two of our Year 10 Science students namely Ethan Redpath and Lizzie Reedman were invited to give a short presentation to the local Glasshouse Rotary Club. In January this year, Ethan and Lizzie attended the four-day ConocoPhillips ‘Science Experience’ which was held at the University of Queensland, Griffith University and QUT campuses.
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Six helpful responses if your child is being bullied

Last Friday we acknowledged the National Day Against Bullying or “Bullying No Way” day. The College was awash with orange as students participated in activities and discussions that focused on bullying prevention and brought awareness to the issue. (Photos here). I thought in this week’s blog, I would talk about some of the strategies that
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P and F News 22 March 2019

We had an excellent meeting on Wednesday 13 March and discussed a range of ideas. The room was full of enthusiasm and ideas which was wonderful. We are holding our first disco of the year on Friday 3 May and our Mothers Day Stall is on Thursday 9 May. We would love some help, so if you are
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Meet the 2019 Senior Leaders

Leadership at GCC is so much more than badges and prestigious position. It’s about influence, responsibility, the heart of a servant and inspiring the students they are leading to be the best versions of themselves. This year, the College is excited by the calibre of elected leaders and the power of influence this team will
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Persuasive writing in Year 3

Every now and again a student’s work is so brilliant that they are sent up to Gail Mitchell and Mike Curtis to show off their achievement. We don’t often take photos of them and publish it in the newsletter but this one was too brilliant not to tell everyone about. Year 3 have been learning
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French film excursion

On Thursday 14 March, all Year 7 students and Year 9 French students made an excursion to Brisbane to take part in the annual French Film Festival. This year, we selected an animated film Dilili à Paris made by an animation maestro Michel Ocelot. The purpose of the excursion was to celebrate and gain appreciation
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Secondary Sport Wrap – Term 2, Weeks 6 to 8

Staff vs Students Cricket Match: Conditions were difficult for the match played over two days on the northern sports field. Both teams seemed to sweat it up, in the hot subcontinent like temperatures. Competition was fierce and as play got underway on day one, the teachers didn’t hold back their bowling attack. The first innings was
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P and F Disco

It’s nearly time for our Primary students to put on their dancing shoes and show their best moves.Mark 3 May on your calendar.The P and F are holding the first Primary disco for 2019. It will be held in the OLA (Outdoor Learning Area, Year 1 and 2 building), with Prep – Year 2 from 5:30pm to
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Music News 22 March 2019

New Music Journals: The Instrumental Music Department is excited to introduce music journals. Every student who is enrolled in instrumental lessons will receive a journal. These journals will be used by the instrumental teachers to write down practise notes. It will also be used for parents and instrumental teachers to communicate any concerns or questions.
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