Middle School News

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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Year 7s overcoming obstacles

The week of NAPLAN was a bit of a busy and perhaps stressful week for students and so the Year 7s celebrated the end of the tests with activities on giant inflatables. However, we also used the activity time as a life-lesson on ‘Overcoming Obstacles’ and talked with the Year 7 students both before and
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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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Year 7 Geography excursion

We couldn’t have asked for better weather on Monday this week as Year 7 headed out for a fabulous day on our annual Geography field trip excursion. We spent the day investigating water usage in the local area, along with putting into practice our mapping skills. In our three Pastoral Care groups we spent time
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French students’ success in the MLTAQ Poster Competition

Every year the MLTAQ Sunshine Coast branch (Modern Language Teachers’ Association of Queensland) organises a Poster Competition for language learners. This year the topic was “My Language Classroom” and students had the chance to use their artistic skills as well as language skills to promote language learning and to tell what they like about their
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Middle School News 29 March 2018

Reports and Grades: Interim reports will be sent out over the holidays and will be made available online through the Parent Portal. Please remember that for some subjects in particular this grade is not the final grade but rather a ‘ballpark’ figure of how a student is performing in a particular subject. The Australian Curriculum
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Year 7 end of term highlights

Lavally Lodge

Finishing off the first Term of Year 7 has been hectic but not without its highlights. In Week 9 the class put their teamwork and geography mapping skills into practice, navigating their way around the College from their maps and taking photos to prove their locations. A compulsory stop along the way was for a
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Year 7 STEM challenge at USC

STEM challenge

Last week, 24 Year 7 students travelled to the University of the Sunshine Coast for the annual Science and Engineering Challenge. This initiative has been developed to help engage students in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and to show them the great careers that are possible in this field. It is an interschool
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