News

Three reasons to keep homework in education

Glasshouse Christian College Principal - Mike Curtis

There has been some debate in educational circles recently about the importance of homework. Some experts have suggested that homework is unnecessary and it would be much better to take the time that is spent doing homework and concentrate on pursuits such as outdoor activity and family togetherness or that these activities themselves should be
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Reflections on Mother’s Day last weekend

It’s late Sunday morning 13 May and as I sit here writing this email I can hear the families in the street playing cricket with their dads and I am wondering if maybe this is to give the mums a special extended blessing today on Mother’s Day. This afternoon I too will join with my
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Middle School News

Conversation and time with your Middle School child: Recently the school hosted Graham Hyman from Youth Specialties Australia to speak to Middle School parents on the topic of ‘Understanding and Communicating with your Teenager’. As the organiser, I have to say that even though this kind of presentation is something I have heard many times
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Library News 18 May 2018

KinderFest is coming (Prep – Year 2): We are super excited to be holding a KinderFest Miniature Literature Festival for Prep – Year students on Tuesday 22 May. The following Authors/Illustrators will be joining us: Allison Paterson, Michelle Worthington and Emma Middleton. Prep, Year 1 & Year 2 cohorts will be split into three separate audiences
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2018 Language Perfect Championships

The Language Perfect Worldwide Championships start on Monday 21 June at 4pm and will run for 10 days (21 – 31 May). Students from Year 4 upwards are encouraged to log in to Language Perfect at home to compete during the 10-day competition. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to perfect their French. The competition
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True heroes – shaving for a cure

Shave for a cure

On 26 April, Glasshouse Christian College ran its second annual Shave For A Cure event. It was a huge success for the Student Voice and everyone involved, and collectively, we feel privileged to have been able to host such an important affair. This year, we had three brave students who shaved their heads, two from
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Fundraiser dinner for Beerburrum School Chaplaincy

Beerburrum State School Chaplaincy

Help support the Beerburrum State School Chaplaincy at their fundraiser dinner. Mrs Browns “Chappy Dinner” is on Friday 25 May from 5:00pm. $35.00 per head for 3 courses. Bookings are essential as seats are limited! Please call – 54946259 to make your booking. All the details are on the below flyer.    

2018 Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show

Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show

Enjoy a fun day out at the 2018 Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show, coming up on 15 – 17 June at Nambour Showgrounds. Find out all the information here on the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show flyer.        

Currimundi Special School fundraiser

Currimundi Special School invites you to attend their inaugural fundraiser cocktail party on 9 June at Caloundra Power Boat Club. All the information can be found on the flyer.

The 78-Storey Treehouse

The 78-Storey Treehouse

The best-selling book, live on stage at QUT Gardens Theatre, Brisbane on 30 June – 5 July. Tickets: $35 Andy and Terry’s treehouse just keeps on growing. With yet another 13 levels, it’s now got a Scribbletorium, a high-security potato chip storage facility (guarded by one very angry duck!) and even an open-air movie theatre. Suitable for
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