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Hillcrest Basketball Women to Shine on World Stage

Sport & Cocurricular Friday 08 June 2018

Two of Hillcrest's elite female basketballers have received the call up to the Aon New Zealand Women’s Under 17 team to compete in the FIBA Under 17 World Cup being held in Belarus at the end of July....
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Year 3s Journey Back In Time

Junior Learning Community Thursday 07 June 2018

​On Tuesday 5 June, and Wednesday 6 June, the Year 3 classes went on a journey over Burleigh headland to Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre. ...
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The Power of Grit

Senior Learning Community Thursday 31 May 2018

Many recent studies have identified 'grit' as the personal characteristic which is a determining factor of personal success. ...
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Building Resilience and Capacity into Young People

Senior Learning Community Thursday 31 May 2018

Developing resilience and independence in our young people is so important, and have included some interesting research and ideas for teaching this at home....
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Castle Playground Construction Set to Commence

Junior Learning Community Wednesday 30 May 2018

​With Castle Playground plans now complete, construction is scheduled to commence in Week 2 of Term 3, and should take approximately four weeks to complete. ...
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Celebrating Cultural Customs at Under 8s Day

Junior Learning Community Wednesday 23 May 2018

​Hillcrest's highly-anticipated Under 8s Day took place on Tuesday, 22 May, for our Prep – Year 2 students. This annual event celebrated some of the cultural backgrounds of our students, with customar...
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A Great Mother and Daughter Date

Junior Learning Community Tuesday 22 May 2018

We were excited to celebrate our inaugural Mother and Daughter date on Saturday, 19 May, with over 250 mothers and daughters from our JLC community....
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Hillcrest Listed One of the Top 100 Innovative Schools Worldwide

Community News Thursday 17 May 2018

Hillcrest Christian College had the honour of being recognised as one of the 100 most innovative schools worldwide, by Cambridge University...
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Keen Kayakers Complete Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

Sport & Cocurricular Monday 14 May 2018

​On Saturday, 5 May - Monday, 7 May, 12 students completed a Duke of Edinburgh Award kayaking expedition, with the expert guidance of Hillcrest staff members Paul Wotton, Cath Baddeley and Steve Badde...
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Another Amazing Musical

Performing Arts Monday 14 May 2018

Well done to our Hillcrest community for a very successful production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe musical, which ran from 9 - 12 May, and told C.S. Lewis' iconic story of redemption....
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New Horizons Celebr8 Evening Showcases Design-Centred Learning

Senior Learning Community Wednesday 09 May 2018

On Thursday, 26 April, our Senior Learning Community welcomed over 200 parents and teachers to the New Horizons Celebr8 evening to showcase their Design-Centred Learning projects....
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Hillcrest Students Represent QLD in Basketball Championships

Sport & Cocurricular Wednesday 09 May 2018

​Two of our student athletes represented Queensland in the Australian U18 National Basketball Championships last week in Geelong. ...
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LOL (Love Out Loud) Day

Junior Learning Community Wednesday 09 May 2018

On Wednesday, 2 May, hundreds of excited JLC students joined in the festivities for our seventh annual LOL (Love Out Loud) compassion day....
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Hillcrest Honours Our ANZACs

Community News Thursday 26 April 2018

​On Tuesday 24 April, we held two very special services for our College Community to commemorate ANZAC Day. These heartfelt assemblies were an important opportunity for our students to reflect on the ...
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Hillcrest Kindy Exceeds National Quality Standard

Early Learning Community Tuesday 24 April 2018

Hillcrest Kindy recently completed their annual rating and assessment by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA), and was awarded the high overall rating of 'Exceeding'...
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NZ Tall Ferns Play Hillcrest Open Boys Team

Sport & Cocurricular Monday 23 April 2018

​In the last week of Term 1, Hillcrest welcomed the New Zealand Women’s National Team, the Tall Ferns, to our College to play against our Open Boys team....
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Celebrating Community Culture at Cross Country Carnival

Junior Learning Community Monday 23 April 2018

​A buzz of excitement and anticipation hovered over the Hillcrest Christian College Oval on Friday, 20 April, as our Junior students got set for the JLC Dash and Dance Party as part of our annual Cros...
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New P&F Committee Announced for 2018

Community News Monday 23 April 2018

​​The P&F Annual General Meeting was held in Term 1, and attendees cast their vote on the new P&F Committee. Congratulations to our successful P&F nominees for 2018!...
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Gold Coast Shines for Commonwealth Games

Community News Monday 16 April 2018

The Commonwealth Games gave our city a unique opportunity to shine, and our College and students were honoured to be involved in the Games in a number of ways....
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A Fun-Filled Fox in Socks Day for Prep

Junior Learning Community Thursday 05 April 2018

​Things turned a little wacky on Friday, March 23, in Prep, when all classes celebrated their 'Fox in Socks' Day, with a Dr Seuss theme....
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