Primary School News

Term 4 2019 – A warm welcome back

Gail Mitchell - The Eagle Newsletter

It is already Week 2 and I am so excited about the term ahead. Term 4 is always action-packed, filled with learning, celebrations and special occasions. The Mitchell family celebrated the marriage of our youngest twin son Andrew in the first week back to school explaining this rather belated welcome to Term 4. I pray
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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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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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Little Voices visit Southern Cross Care

On the morning of Friday 13 September, the Little Voices choir set off to Southern Cross Care, Little Mountain. We had been invited to sing for them. We took enthusiastic Year 1 and 2 students, four staff members, parent helpers, props, some costumes and a big bundle of cards we had written in especially for the
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Kitchen Garden special visitor

Week 7 and 8 in Kitchen Garden was full of fun in the Garden, planting seedlings, looking for white cabbage moths and caterpillars, lots of watering and harvesting strawberries, tomatoes, eggplant, kale, sweet potato and cabbage. We also had a visit from Woolworths to let us know of their new promotion with growing your own
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Our Year 4 students had a fantastic opportunity to step back in time and experience life as convicts on the First Fleet. They enjoyed a highly entertaining and educational day presented by “Iconic Productions” who incorporated all students into their live performance. To add to the authenticity of the day, staff and students enjoyed dressing up
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Year 4 visit the Science Centre

Year 4 students enjoyed a wonderful day at the Brisbane Museum and Science Centre last Thursday. They had opportunities to engage in hands-on science activities and explore the amazing NASA exhibition. The delight on their faces as they oohed and aahed at the many displays was a delight to watch. Debbie McKinley, Year 4 Team Leader

Throw Kindness like Confetti

Imagine if every Primary student shared one act of kindness each week?Imagine if every Primary student shared one act of kindness each day over one week?Imagine if every Primary student shared one act of kindness each day of the week for a term? What would happen? Three thousand acts of kindness! This has been the
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Tournament of Minds Competition 2019

Seven students from Glasshouse Christian College’s Honours program spent the first five weeks of Term 3 preparing for the Tournament of Minds competition held at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The team included Aimee Cullen, Josh Ford, Charles Atkinson, Lillian Smyth, Chelsea Brown, Abi Viney and Quinn MacPherson. Tournament of Minds is a problem-solving
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Year 5 Camp 2019

Last week Year 5 were blessed to go to Maranatha Camp at Boulder Creek! We had such a wonderful time, with everyone trying new things and challenging themselves! The food was amazing! We even had pancakes, bacon and eggs and roast dinner! (The teachers also got great coffee which was a bonus!) We came home
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