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2022 College Newsletters

College Newsletter (Term 2 Week 9)

Some of the highlights from the last three weeks of Term 2 include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Gatherings
  • ELC World Ocean Day
  • JLC Year 1 at David Fleay
  • JLC Year 2 Music in the Playground
  • MLC Year 6 Half Point Dinner
  • MLC Athletics Carnival
  • SLC Year 9 Service Week
  • SLC House Choir Competition
  • Co-curricular Gold Coast Fuse Cup
  • Student Achievements
  • College Electric Buses
  • Key dates

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - 27 May (Term 2 Week 6)

Some highlights from the last two weeks include:

In this Issue:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Meet our new staff members
  • ELC – National Simultaneous Storytime
  • JLC – Year 3 Green Screens
  • JLC – Under 8s day
  • MLC – Gold Coast Young Leaders Conference
  • MLC – Glow Disco Mash Up
  • SLC – Visual Art Excursion
  • SLC – Pathways Opportunities
  • Co-curricular – Basketball State Championships
  • Student Achievements
  • New Parents’ Dinner
  • Key dates
  • Plus other articles

College Newsletter (Term 2 Week 4)

Some of the highlights from the last two weeks of term include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Meet our new therapy puppy
  • ELC Mother’s Day
  • JLC Year 4 Composers
  • JLC New P-2 Music Room
  • MLC Student Leadership
  • MLC Debating Victory
  • SLC Year 10 Geography Excursion
  • SLC Junior Council Program
  • Co-curricular AFL Q Schools Cup
  • Student Achievements
  • The Hub Update
  • Key dates

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - 29 April (Term 2 Week 2)

Some highlights from the last two weeks include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Praise and Worship Wednesdays
  • ELC Nature Week
  • JLC Cross Country
  • JLC Facilitated Play Zones
  • MLC Glow School of Ministry
  • MLC Elevate Education Parent Workshop
  • SLC Cross Country
  • SLC Trade, TAFE and University options
  • Co-curricular Duke of Edinburgh
  • Student Achievements
  • Art Fundraising Event
  • Key dates
  • Plus other articles

College Newsletter (Term 1 Week 10)

Some of the highlights from the last two weeks of term include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Service at Hillcrest
  • ELC – Harmony week
  • JLC – Year 2 Design Playgrounds
  • JLC – 3/4 Lumos go back to the 1800s
  • MLC – Year 5 Camp
  • MLC – SECRET Skills
  • SLC – Swimming Carnival
  • SLC – Year 10 Drama Performances
  • Co-curricular – That’s Entertainment
  • Co-curricular – Duke of Edinburgh
  • Student Achievements
  • Effective Aid Chocolate Drive
  • School Holiday Activities
  • Key dates

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - 18 March (Term 1 Week 8)

Some highlights from the last two weeks include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Meet our Chaplains
  • ELC play-based learning
  • JLC Mathematics in Prep
  • JLC Year 2 swimming
  • MLC Year 7 Kite Construction
  • MLC Year 8 Little Polish Boy Poems
  • SLC Zen Zen Zo Drama Workshop
  • SLC Inter-house Competitions
  • Academic Enrichment – Model UN Expressions of Interest
  • Co-curricular – That’s Entertainment Concert
  • Co-curricular – Gravity Enduro Mountain Biking
  • Student Achievements
  • Community Safety
  • Key dates
  • Plus other articles

College Newsletter (Term 1 Week 6)

Some of the highlights from the last two weeks of term include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Stress and Anxiety
  • ELC Wildlife Incursion
  • JLC Gatherings
  • JLC ILR in Prep
  • MLC Student for a Day
  • SLC Year 12 Jerseys
  • Academic Enrichment – Gold Coast Junior Council
  • Co-curricular – Cross Country Training
  • Co-curricular – Choral Workshop
  • Seeking Work Experience Providers
  • Key dates

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - 18 February (Term 1 Week 4)

Some highlights from the last two weeks include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Transitioning Back to School
  • ELC Welcome
  • JLC Meet the team
  • MLC Hot Potato Band
  • MLC SECRET Skills
  • SLC ATAR Assembly
  • SLC Life Groups
  • Co-curricular – College Musical Rehearsals
  • Co-curricular – District Swimming Carnival
  • Student Achievements
  • Bus Travellers Information
  • Alumni Success
  • Key dates
  • Plus other articles

2021 College Newsletters

College Newsletter (Term 4 Week 8)

Some of the highlights from the last three weeks of term include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Toby has graduated
  • ELC Kindy Graduation
  • JLC Blackbelt Musicians
  • JLC Christmas Card Competition
  • MLC Paper Recycling program
  • MLC Year 5 Board Games
  • SLC Year 12 International Students Farewell
  • SLC Write a Book in a Day
  • Sports Basketball Pancake Breakfast
  • PA State Honours Ensemble Program
  • 2023 Enrolment Applications are open
  • Key dates

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - 15 October (Term 4 Week 5)

Some highlights from the last two weeks include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • Culture and Wellbeing – QLD Mental Health Week
  • Kindy Super hero Days for children with muscular dystrophy
  • JLC Sports Day
  • JLC Dittos Keep Safe Adventure Show
  • MLC Year 4 Information Evening
  • MLC Mental Health Week
  • MLC World Peace
  • SLC Cocurricular Awards Ceremony
  • Art and Choral Extravaganza
  • Student achievements
  • Key dates

Plus other articles

College Newsletter (Term 4 Week 2)

Some of the highlights from the last two weeks of term include:

  • Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis – latest update
  • ELC – R U OK? Day
  • JLC – Storybook Day dress ups
  • JLC – 4HC DCL
  • JLC – Gold Coast Show Art Competition
  • MLC – Clubs Club
  • MLC – Mentoring in JLC
  • MLC – World Peace
  • SLC – R U OK? Day
  • SLC – Write a Book in a Day
  • Sunshine Coast Mountain Biking Competition
  • Speech and Drama GC Eisteddfod
  • Hillcrest Knights
  • Student Achievements
  • Key dates

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - 3 September (Term 3 Week 8)

Some highlights from the last two weeks include:

  • Update from Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis
  • National Early Childhood Educators Day
  • Book Week
  • Year 6: I am Malala
  • MLC New Book Nook
  • Year 5/6 Camp
  • Year 10 SheMaps
  • SLC Write a book in a Day
  • Duke of Edinburgh at Moreton Island
  • Art and Choral Extravaganza
  • P&F Father’s Day stall
  • Homestyle pie and sweets drive
  • Key dates

Plus other articles

College Newsletter - Term 3 Weeks 3 - 6

Some of the highlights from the last few weeks include:

  • Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis – latest update
  • Culture & Wellbeing – Hope in Uncertain Times
  • ELC – Learning in the ELC
  • JLC – 100 Days of Prep
  • JLC – Visit from 10c Tom
  • JLC – Science Week activities
  • JLC – Grandparent’s Day
  • MLC – Eye Opening Experience
  • MLC – Mars Rover Celebration
  • MLC – Lockdown Olympics
  • MLC – Athletics Awards
  • SLC – Careers Festival
  • SLC – International Ethics Olympiad
  • SLC – 100 Days left of Year 12
  • SLC – Fashiontech Workshop
  • Inter-House Bench Choir Comp
  • MTB Comp
  • Key Dates

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - 23 July (Term 3 Week 2)

Some highlights from the last few weeks include:

  • Executive Head of College, Jeff Davis – welcome * message after his sabbatical
  • Culture & Wellbeing – Mission & Service trips
  • ELC – National Pyjama Day & Naidoc Week
  • JLC – Year 1 Author Visit
  • JLC – Year 4 Plastics incursion
  • MLC – Secret Skills
  • MLC – Athletics Carnival
  • SLC – Year 9-10 readers Cup
  • SLC – d’Arcy Doyle Art Awards
  • SLC – Year 12 – Shake & Stir
  • SLC – Athletics Carnival
  • SLC – Academic Awards Assembly
  • SLC – Careers Festival Information
  • KOKODA
  • Eisteddfod Showcase
  • Choral students perform in Carmen
  • Key Dates

Plus other articles

College Newsletter - Issue 8 (Term 2, weeks 5-6)

  • Acting Executing Head of College – Special Report
  • ELC & JLC – Under 8’s Day
  • JLC – have a book read from space
  • JLC – Flare student books
  • JLC – Year 4 Shelters
  • MLC – Innovation in Learning Design Award
  • MLC – Year 7’s examine skeletal structures
  • MLC – French international Pen Pals
  • MLC – Councillor Glenn Tozer visits students
  • MLC & SLC – World Scholars Cup
  • SLC – Year 10 Bowling
  • SLC – Year 9 Bond University – Altitude Day
  • SLC – Year 12 Captains visit Parliament
  • SLC – Year 11, Year 10 articles
  • Sports Recap for netball and Futsal

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - Issue 7 (Term 2 - Weeks 3-4)

  • Culture and wellbeing (video)
  • Mothers Day Celebrations
  • ELC – Gardening
  • JLC – Year 1 Habitat Excursion
  • MLC – Coding Challenge (entries now open)
  • SLC – Cyber Safety Parent info session
  • SLC – Ethics Olympiad
  • SLC – Academic Achievement Awards
  • SLC  – Mountain Bike Challenge
  • Performing Arts – CLASSIC TUNES AND MORE
  • Sports – Reflections on competitions

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - Issue 6 (Term 2 - Weeks 1-2)

Please find the latest College Newsletter (Issue 6) covering the first two weeks of Term 2.

In the Issue:

  • Acting Executive Head of College update (While Mr Davis is on sabbatical)
  • Community Commemorates Anzac in week 1 (full video link)
  • Culture and Wellbeing – School.Tv parent resources
  • ELC – Benefit of Dinosaurs
  • Specialist Art
  • MLC – Celebr8, the details
  • SLC – Stymie – anti-bullying and student support
  • Student Achievements

Please other articles

College Newsletter - Issue 5 (Last of Term 1)

College Newsletter – Issue 5 (last weeks of Term 1)

In the Issue:

  • Executive Head of College update
  • Community Easter Video highlights
  • Culture and Wellbeing – Holiday Healthy Habits
  • ELC Easter hat images
  • JLC Term 1 reflection
  • Prep Passport Party
  • Year 1 Swimming photos
  • JLC Flare Maths Scavenger Hunt
  • MLC Easter Service
  • MLC Celebration Assembly
  • Year 5 – David Fleay Wildlife Park
  • SLC Easter Gathering
  • Year 12 Ice Skating
  • Futsal 2021 season 
  • Senior Girls Basketball Team

Plus Other Articles

College Newsletter - Issue 4 (Weeks 6-7)

Please find the latest College Newsletter (Issue 4) covering Weeks 6-7.

  • In the Issue:
  • Executive Head of College update
  • Bullying No Way across the communities
  • Year 4 Camp
  • Gateway to Industry Schools Program (ICT)
  • Kokoda Challenge 2021
  • First Inter-house Chess comp
  • Upcoming Dates

Plus other articles

College Newsletter - Issue 3 (Term 1, week 6)

  • Executive Head of College
  • Culture and Wellbeing Team
  • ELC Video – Wildcall Wildlife Show
  • Prep Video – Last Day of Summer
  • Year 1 – Teddy Bear’s Hospital (Thanks to Griffith University)
  • JLC Swimming Carnival (Years 3-4)- Winner Announced 
  • MLC Video – from their inaugural “MLC Mashup”
  • Fuse Cup Winners – Video
  • SLC – Geography Excursions
  • Performing Arts – video interview with College Musical cast.
  • Gideon represents Hillcrest and heads to state swimming championships

Plus other articles

College Newsletter - Issue 2 (Term 1, week 4)

  • College Executive articles
  • JLC enjoy the new Bus Library
  • MLC & SLC Appreciation Day
  • Year 5-6 Surf Smart
  • College Musical – cast member interview
  • SLC Dodgeball
  • Choral Camp Images

Plus other articles

College Newsletter - Issue 1 (Term 1, Week 2)

  • First Newsletter for 2021
  • MLC & SLC Swimming Carnivals
  • MLC & SLC House Camps
  • MLC (Years 5-6) Fun Day
  • JLC Developments
  • Key Dates

Plus other articles

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