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Our College community loves to celebrate the successes of our students and staff. Our news page shares these success stories and insightful blog articles from senior members of Hillcrest staff. You may also like to follow us on Facebook as we celebrate College life, community and successes together.

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Tuesday, 18 Jun 2019

JLC Students Gain Valuable Lessons in First Aid

Throughout Week 9, our JLC students gained valuable life lessons from St John Ambulance Australia (Queensland branch) during their First Aid in Schools Program. St John’s volunteer trainers came to...
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Tuesday, 18 Jun 2019

Gretel Tippet Netball Cup 2019

On Thursday, 13 June, three JLC netball teams travelled to All Saints to compete in the 2019 Gretel Tippet Cup. The Year 4 team, coached by Mrs Snowdon, enjoyed their...
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Thursday, 13 Jun 2019

Skills Tested at the National Science and Engineering Challenge

The University of Newcastle's annual National Science and Engineering Challenge, in partnership with Griffith University, held the Gold Coast Rounds at the end of May. It was the first time that...
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Thursday, 13 Jun 2019

A Fun First Excursion for our Preppies

The Preppies finished Term 2 with an absolute highlight! They went on their VERY first excursion and had a blast. On Wednesday, 12 June, the excited students (and teachers) all headed...
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Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019

SECRET JLC Leadership Training

Last week our JLC Captains, Vice Captains, Prefects and House Captains participated in a training session on how to evaluate evidence in students’ SECRET Skills portfolios. This is a crucial...
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Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019

2019 Kokoda Challenge Training

On Saturday, 8 June, a group of fit Hillcrest staff and students completed a tough 25km walk from Syd Duncan Park at Beechmont, to Nerang National Park, as part of...
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Monday, 10 Jun 2019

Year 3s Learn About Australia's Aboriginal Heritage

Australia has a rich culture extending back beyond the time of colonisation, and our Year 3 students enjoyed the chance to learn about Australia’s Aboriginal heritage during their excursion to...
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