News & Events

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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Sunday, 24 Mar 2019

2019 Club Netball Season Commences

Last Saturday, 23 March, saw the start of the 2019 Club Netball season. It was great seeing our Hillcrest girls enjoying themselves as they marched and cheered their way all around the courts for the 'march past' in celebration of the start of the season.  Hillcrest will have six teams competing...
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Friday, 22 Mar 2019

Bullying - No Way!

Hillcrest supported the Government's annual national campaign for Action Against Bullying and Violence, which they called 'Bullying. No Way' Day. This important day was officially on 15 March, 2019, but included different initiatives surrounding the week of this campaign. Across the JLC, students took a stand against bullying by finding ways to promote a safer and...
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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 at State

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

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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Friday, 15 Mar 2019

Hillcrest Bus Services Update

Many new Hillcrest families have opted to utilise our scheduled bus services for their student's transport to and from the College this term. As a result, several of our bus services reached full capacity early in Term 1, and no additional bus passes could be purchased throughout this term for those services...
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