Principal’s Blog

COVID-19: What’s changed? What’s stayed the same?

There have been so many changes in the world due to COVID-19, that it’s barely recognisable in some countries. Even in Queensland, there are small changes like less traffic on the road and big changes like seeing restaurants and cafes closed for business. It hits home hard when you learn of friends or family members
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Nine suggestions for raising creative kids

In the current situation, many of us are forced to be creative in how we do life. For example, most churches are closing this Sunday but they will live-stream their service and are asking for small groups of people to gather in each other’s homes so they don’t miss the community aspect of church. Many
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Five helpful responses to the Coronavirus

Like you, I was astonished when I saw the video of a fight in Woolworths over toilet rolls and continue to be amazed at the panic the Coronavirus has caused. Yes, it is a serious health situation and a huge challenge for our community and our College. However, here are five ways we can respond
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Five ways to help your child at school

Did you know that your attitude as parents towards education has a profound impact on how well your children will do at school?  Two of Australia’s leading researchers on parent engagement are Dr Linda Willis and Professor Beryl Exley from Griffith University. They recently spoke at a workshop in Brisbane on the topic. “What we
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Save Your Seat In The Spotlight!

Have you seen the Flythrough of our Performing Arts Centre? Soon we will be commencing construction of Stage III of our Performing Arts Centre that will contain a state-of-the-art 600-seat Performance Hall. This multi-million dollar facility will revolutionise performing arts at our College, providing a two-level theatre experience with modern decor and aesthetics that will
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Five reasons to be involved in Funfest 2020

Even though Funfest isn’t until August this year, our wonderful P and F are already in full swing organising class representatives, booking rides and planning a wonderful day for our families and the community. I’m fully aware of how busy people are these days so I know you may be tempted to put requests for
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Knowing, showing and going

This week we inducted our Middle and Senior School leaders on Tuesday. I would like to congratulate these students on their selection for leadership and I would like to thank them for volunteering their energy, time and talents to serve the greater student body through leadership. I am confident that by the end of their
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Looking back and looking forward

Today we commemorated 20 years since Glasshouse Christian College began. Looking around at the marvellous facilities we enjoy today, I thought it was an appropriate time to remember our humble roots. Glasshouse Christian College is a ministry of the Glasshouse Country Baptist Church (GCBC) and we have the church to thank for what we are
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Welcome to 2020

Welcome back everyone. I hope you all had a relaxing time over the holidays and are feeling refreshed and ready for a new year. It is going to be an exciting, full year and I can’t wait for what lies ahead. Campus construction While we were relaxing at the beach, holidaying at exotic locations or
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The final week

The final week of the year is always a big one and this was no exception. Senior students left last week and this week Middle School students enjoyed alternate activities which encompassed everything from making billy carts to decorating gingerbread houses. However, all the big action was now concentrated in Primary with Christmas concerts, our
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