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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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Thursday, 21 Mar 2019

Savvy Students Sell Sweet and Savoury Treats at Market Day

Throughout Term 1, our Year 10 Business classes have been busy planning and preparing for their highly-anticipated business showcase event, our annual 'Market Day'. The Year 10s formed groups of 3-4 students, and decided on a small business venture for their market stall. In preparation for Market Day, they had to plan...
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Thursday, 21 Mar 2019

Duncans Ride the Wave of Success

Hillcrest students and waterskiing siblings, Zohie & Toby Duncan, represented Queensland to compete against more than 100 other remarkable young waterskiiers from multiple divisions, at the recent National Barefoot Water Skiing Championships. Zohie and Toby skied amazingly throughout the week-long event held in mid-March 2019, and achieved outstanding results overall. Both athletes look forward to continuing...
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Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

7 News Team Teach Tricks of the Trade

On Monday, 19 March, Years 6 students were treated to a real-world experience in journalism, film and sound recording for news and documentaries with industry professionals. The talented team from 7 News Gold Coast visited to talk to students about presenting and interviewing techniques, and shared their tricks of the trade for...
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Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

Callum Stays On Par for Victory

Over the past two weekends in March, Hillcrest student, Callum Wines from class 3/4LUMOS, has competed in both the Iluka Junior Classic at Iluka Golf Course, and the Jeb Hunter Memorial Classic at Murwillumbah Golf Course. At Iluka, Callum shot a gross score of 47 and finished tied second a single shot...
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Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

Students Excel at State Secondary School Surf Finals

On Thursday, 14 March, our Surf Lifesaving students had a great day at the UQ Queensland Secondary School Surf League State Final Championships. The Secondary School Surf League encompasses activities relating to ocean swimming, beach sprints and flags, board paddling and surf rescue disciplines, and students from many regions across Queensland took...
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Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

Multiple Medals at 2019 Surf Lifesaving Champs

The annual Queensland Youth Surf Life Saving Championships is the largest and most prestigious event of its kind for U11-U15 age categories in the State, and sees some of the finest young athletes from around Queensland compete for the coveted titles.  This event showcases individual events from 1km and 2km beach runs, Beach...
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Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

Year 6s Venture to Camp Laurence

'EPIC' doesn’t even begin to describe the amazing time our Year 6s had at Camp Laurence in Week 5! On Wednesday, 27 February, the students, teachers and parents ventured nearly two hours inland to Lake Moogerah, where they were all eager to begin an adventurous two days of camp. And...
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Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

See You Later Summer Fun

On Thursday, 28 February, the Preppies said ‘See you later Summer’ for the special annual event designed to celebrate all things summer, as they prepared to welcome the first autumn day of 2019. We came to school in our beachy gear and definitely remembered to slip, slop, slap. We loved taking...
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