Principal’s Blog

Formal – What a transformation!

It is something akin to a Cinderella story watching our Year 12 school boys and girls transform into stylish, beautifully dressed young men and women arriving on the red carpet at Flaxton Gardens. After seeing them in school uniforms all year, sometimes it is a struggle to recognise them in all their finery. The formal
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Presentation Night 2018 – 15 special mentions

Our Presentation Night was an impressive celebration of the year that was at Glasshouse Christian College. Along with the Academic, Diligence, GREAT and character awards there were highly prized individual awards given out on the night. This year Olivia Grace-Wolfe was Middle School Dux and Aaron Lerch, College Dux. The Year 9 All Rounder was
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Five reasons why GCC presents end of year awards

At the end of every year as a College community we celebrate and reflect on the year that has passed. Last Monday we held our Sports Awards and next week will be our annual Presentation Night for Middle and Senior School. This celebration includes the presentation of awards for leadership, citizenship, effort and academic achievement
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Steven Bradbury, Last Man Standing

The Sports Awards night celebrated our students as teams and individuals who excelled in their field. The number of students who received a gold, silver or bronze award was testimony to the skill, dedication and the participation ethic of our students. Whether the students achieved an award or not on the evening I am proud
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Five reasons why travel is important for our students

Glasshouse Christian College has just completed two significant trips during the holidays and even though each had a different purpose, the benefits continue long after the trip is over. Travel forces students out of their comfort zones. Our Fiji Mission trip is the perfect example of this as students confront poverty and conditions they have
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Four reasons to shake it up in Term 4

I hope you had a relaxing and refreshing holiday and are ready for what promises to be an exciting and busy Term 4. Our students are back from their Fiji Mission Trip and European Study Tour and I look forward to reading of their adventures in next week’s Eagle. Have you thought about shaking things
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Eight ways to survive and thrive these school holidays

Can you believe that it is school holiday time already? A well-planned school holiday can be refreshing and energising but do too much and you will feel like you need a holiday by the end of the two-weeks. Here are eight ideas to help you enjoy the holidays without breaking the bank or your stress
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Principal’s Blog 14 September 2018

No supervision for children before 8am: Parents this is a reminder that there is no general playground supervision for students provided by the College before 8am. Students who are here before that time and are not under the direct supervision of either our Out of Hours Care Program (Helping Hands) or for sports training, band rehearsal
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New Head of Primary for 2019

You will all know that Cheryl Bryers announced her retirement earlier in the year to take effect at the end of 2018. We have lots of plans to celebrate and commemorate Cheryl’s dedicated service to the College but in the meantime I wanted to announce Cheryl’s successor. After an expansive search, shortlist and interview process
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Four ways to combat obesity at GCC

We see a lot on the media about the rise of obesity in Australia but this awareness has really hit home here at GCC over the past few months. I’ve had many primary staff in particular share their concern about what our students are eating at school and I’ve been quite startled by what I
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