Middle School News

What’s coming up in Middle School?

This Friday – Legacy Cup Event – Beach Games (aka Iron TEAM event): Middle School students will be transported to Moffat Beach for an afternoon of team challenges run by the Middle School leaders. Students will not be swimming in the surf but one of the activities involves students going into the inlet/lake. It is
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Year 9 Robo Olympics

The Year 9 IT class have been learning how to build and program robots using EV3 Lego kits. Their first event in Robo Olympics was Mass Sumo. The students had to build a robot that stayed inside the yellow hexagon and was strong and stable enough to push other robots out. The last robot standing
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Year 8 French excursion to le Relain Bressan

Last Thursday 16 August, the Year 8 students went up to Flaxton to have lunch in a French restaurant le Relais Bressan. The purpose of the excursion was to create opportunities for students to enjoy French culture in an authentic environment, and enjoy traditional French food made by French chef Thierry Clerc. The excursion provided students,
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Middle School News

Developing our young people into fine young men and women: Year 8 students had a Leadership Training day this week (by stealth). On Tuesday they were engaged in a variety or outdoor challenges with an intentional focus on lessons learnt such as respect and consideration for others, inclusion, communication skills etc. One of the provoking
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Year 7 visited by federal MP, Mr Andrew Wallace

Last Thursday, 9 August, the Year 7s were privileged to have our own federal MP, Mr Andrew Wallace, come to visit with them and to present them with their certificates for visiting Canberra. Mr Wallace spoke to the class about his role and what he does to represent the Sunshine Coast area in federal parliament.
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Middle School News 10 August 2018

Camps: Two weeks ago our Year 7 and 9 students went on their respective week long school camps. Year 7 went on a trip to Canberra to visit the Nation’s capital with an added highlight of travelling to see the snow. Year 9 experienced an Outdoor Adventure camp. Well documented research has shown that these sort
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Year 7 Canberra trip

The Year 7 annual trip to Canberra last week proved once again to be the exciting climax of the year – so far, anyway! The students enjoyed a week away discovering all the highlights of Canberra, and fortunately, the city was on its very best behaviour weather-wise and wasn’t too cold after all. Beautiful, clear
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Middle School News

Here are a few snippets from things that have been happening in Middle School in just the last few weeks. Many of these occur because the Glasshouse staff see a need or have a passion or vision and go the extra mile to make it possible for our students to do or achieve these great
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Language Perfect pizza party

In celebration of our success in the Language Perfect World Championships this year, the Secondary French organised a pizza party and invited all the students who worked hard and earned a certificate. Among the certificate receivers, Mason White gained the Elite Award with over 10,000 points and Jorja Goddard and Abigail Mckinley got over 5,000
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Bell Shakespeare’s ‘The Players’ visit Glasshouse Christian College

Last Monday on 11 June, the theatre company Bell Shakespeare visited Glasshouse Christian College to perform a show to Year 7 students about William Shakespeare with its education program, The Players. They visited the school to inform the students about the late Shakespeare because of an upcoming assignment related to this and they wanted to
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