Senior School News

Special performance for Year 11 English

On the first day back of Term 4, the Year 11 English classes were serenaded into their English lesson by Mr Renat Yusupov on the cello. Half of the English students are currently studying the novel The Cellist of Sarajevo, and its representation of the hope that music (particularly cello) can bring during times of
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Duke of Ed – Susan River Homestead

The Duke of Edinburgh Award at Glasshouse Christian College is a source of great pleasure, growth, contribution and adventure for the students who have chosen to pursue the Award. This year there are 13 students enrolled in the Gold Award. They have already completed the Bronze and Silver Awards to access this most prestigious level. 
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Warialda trip for Agricultural Science students

warialda

The Year 11 Aggies have returned from their Warialda camp where they not only gained an incredible amount of knowledge but blessed local farmers within the region. The seven-hour trip was broken up by a stop at the Glenn Inness Research Station, where the students learned about feed conversion ratios, cereal grains and hay, as
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USC STEM CONNECT Program

In Term 2, four Year 10 students participated in a STEM CONNECT program at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The program is designed for highly motivated students that have a strong intrigue towards STEM subject areas. For four weeks, students travelled to the University on a Tuesday afternoon to learn about different STEM subject
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Robyn Harmse selected for National Youth Science Forum

Congratulations to Year 11 student Robyn Harmse who has been selected to attend the Rotary Club’s National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) in Canberra next January. Robyn went through an extensive selection process conducted by the Rotary Club Association of Queensland to be selected to attend their National Youth Science Forum. The National Youth Science Forum
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Hermitage DAF Plant Science Competition

A massive CONGRATULATIONS  is in order for the Year 10 Agricultural Science students! In an Australia wide competition, the Year 10 Aggies have managed to take away second Overall Class in the Department of Agriculture Hermitage Research Schools Plant Science Competition and second in the QuestaGame competition. There is more at the end of this email
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Preparing Year 11 students for external exams in 2020

The introduction of external assessments in General subjects is a key feature of the new QCE system. The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) has published sample papers on its website at: https://www.qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/senior-subjects. They’re located in the Assessment tab on each syllabus page. We will incorporate these sample resources in our teaching and learning programs to help
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Senior School News

Welcome back to all students, but in particular our Seniors. Term 3 is always a huge term and being just nine weeks this year means we will be especially busy. Visit by Andrew Powell MP – Member for Glass HouseAndrew Powell was our guest speaker on Assembly today. It was a wonderful presentation to our
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Jessica Perro wins Joyce Newton OAM Memorial Bursary

Joyce Newton Bursary

This week, Mr Andrew Powell MP came to present Jessica Perro with the Joyce Newton OAM Memorial Bursary for winning first prize. The competition involved a 1000-word essay on the topic of ‘What is the value of the many small businesses and farmers in the seat of Glass House and what is their importance to
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New Zealand Ski Trip 2019

Here are some of the fantastic experiences and highlights had by this year’s Ski Trip. This is an optional trip for students in Years 11 and 12 at our College.