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Students Feel The Beat at Band Retreat

Performing Arts Tuesday 01 August 2017

Hillcrest's budding Year 5-6 musicians enjoyed the chance to fine tune their musical talents at the Band and Strings Retreat, held at the College on Monday, 31 July....
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Year 3 Students Step Back in Time

Junior Learning Community Tuesday 01 August 2017

Hillcrest's Year 3EA and 3HC stepped back in time during their excursion to Beenleigh Historical Village last week and discovered how much life has changed over the past 150 years. ...
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Hillcrest Hosts Inaugural Pathways Expo for International Students

International Learning Community Tuesday 01 August 2017

Hillcrest Christian College organised and hosted the inaugural International Students University Pathways Expo for Year 11 and 12 students on Thursday, 27 July....
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Sensational Snow, Sights and Sounds for Senior Students

Senior Learning Community Tuesday 01 August 2017

On Friday, July 21, 95 Year 9 students, eight teachers and one parent/nurse, embarked on their much anticipated College camp - a week-long exploration of Sydney and Canberra. ...
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Professional Athletes Visit Hillcrest to Inspire Junior Students

Sport & Cocurricular Monday 24 July 2017

Last week our Hillcrest Year 3-6 students were inspired with a visit from professional athletes Darragh Keogh (Boxing) and Craig Burns (Athletics), who encouraged the students to be active and healthy...
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Former College Principal Returns to Hillcrest

Executive Head of College's Office Friday 21 July 2017

On Friday, 21 July 2017, we welcomed former Hillcrest Christian College Principal, Mr Stuarte Kerdel (Principal, 1991-2001) to the College. Mr Kerdel, who played a significant role in the formative ye...
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From the Executive Head of College - 21 July 2017

Executive Head of College's Office Friday 21 July 2017

This week is an exciting one as we begin to see the finished Prep buildings with the final touches being made, prior to us taking possession in the next few weeks. The College has undertaken significa...
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Cooktown Mission Trip 2017

Senior Learning Community Thursday 20 July 2017

The Cooktown Mission Trip was one of love and service in action, as 22 students from Years 9 and 10 and three staff members travelled to Cooktown, North Queensland, for the last week in Term 2....
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Hillcrest Basketball Success

Sport & Cocurricular Thursday 20 July 2017

Hillcrest Basketball was in top form at the start of the July school holidays…and we have not slowed since. Hillcrest Christian College Basketball players have represented the College in two tournamen...
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2017 SLC Athletics Carnival

Sport & Cocurricular Thursday 20 July 2017

Here are the full results and some photos from the 2017 Hillcrest SLC Athletics Carnival, that was held in the last week of Term 2....
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Jude Darby Retires After 35 Years of Faithful Service

Community News Wednesday 19 July 2017

On Friday, 14 July, Hillcrest Christian College honoured one of our longest-serving staff members as she celebrated the start of her retirement with a staff luncheon. Jude Darby has been a faithful me...
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Hillcrest Netball Soars

Sport & Cocurricular Wednesday 19 July 2017

Hillcrest Netball launched its first JLC School Holiday Clinic on July 11, 2017. The Clinic was led by four experienced coaches who equipped the 50 budding netballers with a range of skills and techni...
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Regional Readers Cup 2017

Junior Learning Community Wednesday 19 July 2017

Hillcrest Christian College was honoured to host the Regional Readers Cup again this year, with 27 teams in attendance from schools across the Gold Coast region. It was a wonderful night of friendly r...
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Hillcrest's Award Winning Artists

Senior Learning Community Wednesday 19 July 2017

Hillcrest Christian College congratulates our Visual Art students on their incredible achievement in the 2017 d’Arcy Doyle Art Awards, held at Mudgeeraba Memorial Hall over the 2017 July school holida...
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Year 8 Students Teach French to Juniors

Innovative Teaching & Learning Friday 14 July 2017

In Term 2 at Hillcrest, students in Mme Evans’ Year 8 French class were tasked with planning and constructing educational games, to teach French vocabulary to younger students. The group of Year 8s em...
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Murwillumbah Festival Results

Performing Arts Friday 23 June 2017

​Between the 15 and 19 June 2017 some Speech and Drama students attended the Murwillumbah Festival of Performing Arts. Once again we were offered this very valuable forum as a way to develop skills, b...
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Hillcrest United Nations Youth Representatives

Senior Learning Community Sunday 18 June 2017

Year 12 students, Alexandra Murray and Jemima Roze are preparing for leadership on an international stage these holidays. Both girls have been selected as one of 16 students to participate in the UN Y...
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Levi Frankland signs with Notre Dame University, Ohio

Sport & Cocurricular Sunday 18 June 2017

Congratulations Hillcrest Alumni (2016) Levi Frankland on signing a letter of intent to play this year at Notre Dame College in Ohio in the Mountain East conference. This makes two students from the H...
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Year 3 Goes Bananas

Junior Learning Community Sunday 18 June 2017

​This term the Year 3s have been looking at procedures in our English Genre lessons. We have learned about what procedures look like, when to use them, why they are used and the language features that...
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ESL Students Seek the Ear of the College Board

International Learning Community Sunday 18 June 2017

Throughout the term our Year 11 and 12 ESL students have been writing letters to our College Board regarding ideas on how to continue to develop the outdoor learning environment at Hillcrest Christian...
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