Tag Archives: Middle School

Finishing strong

How is your child travelling along in this last term? Helping your child stay organised and focused can be a tricky road when they are in Middle School! Good homework and study routines are important – remembering that it’s important to finish well and that ‘The pain of regret is far greater than the pain
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Middle School News

Making Homework Productive and Achievable and some other Middle School notes. It was great to meet many of our parents at the recent Student-Led Conferences and Interviews. Thanks for making the time to invest in your child in this small way. Having parents involved in their child’s education, makes a difference to how they progress
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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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Extreme event – volcano at GCC

At 9:00am Thursday morning in the last week of Term 3, Mr Curtis announced to the Year 7 and 8 cohorts, what many had already observed – a geological event had occurred on the College grounds!  His announcement informed the staff and students of the occurrence which had transpired at 8:20am. A vent had formed
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Middle School News 10 August 2018

Camps: Two weeks ago our Year 7 and 9 students went on their respective week long school camps. Year 7 went on a trip to Canberra to visit the Nation’s capital with an added highlight of travelling to see the snow. Year 9 experienced an Outdoor Adventure camp. Well documented research has shown that these sort
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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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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 Launchpad

As always, the first week of Year 7 has been an incredibly busy one. It’s been a mad rush of new routines, timetables, rooms and getting used to many new teachers and expectations. It’s sure to have been a bit of a rollercoaster ride of excitement and nerves, both for students and parents. On the
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Middle School News

Welcome to a new year and especially to our new students and parents. Thanks for attending the Parent Information Night this week. Parents who were unable to attend are encouraged to email their child’s Pastoral Care teacher or even pop in after school one day as it’s of great benefit to a child’s academic progress
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Middle School News – worth celebrating

I recently came across a quote on what it means to celebrate. It stated that we often perceive celebration as a time to be entertained or amused; however, in reality, it is ‘an active state, an act of expressing reverence or appreciation’ of others. There are so many things to celebrate at this time of
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