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Spectacular Sights at Science Week

Junior Learning Community Thursday 16 August 2018

Science Week kicked off informally at the Father and Son night on Saturday, 11 August, and from 13 - 17 August, our JLC students have loved learning more about Science during a range of spectacular sc...
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Year 8s Wow Audience With Strong Messages at Dramafest

Performing Arts Tuesday 14 August 2018

​On Saturday 11 August, nine Year 8 Hillcrest students presented a thought-provoking student-devised drama at the 46th annual Gold Coast Drama Festival, held at Trinity Lutheran College....
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Let it Snow! Year 9s in Sydney and Canberra

Senior Learning Community Friday 10 August 2018

This week our Hillcrest Year 9 students returned from their 2018 camp to Sydney and Canberra and the students named some of their favourite activities from the trip....
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Sensational Singing and Sightseeing in the States for Bel Canto

Performing Arts Thursday 02 August 2018

​In the recent June - July school holidays, 32 Choir members of Hillcrest’s Bel Canto Excellence Choir, and five support staff, travelled to the USA to participate in an International Choral Festival....
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Year 3s Head to Beenleigh Historical Village

Junior Learning Community Wednesday 01 August 2018

​Hillcrest's Year 3 classes stepped back in time during their recent excursions to Beenleigh Historical Village, and they were amazed to discover how much life has changed over the past 150 years....
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Kindy Flies Flags of Reconciliation

Early Learning Community Thursday 26 July 2018

​As part of the Reconciliation Action Plan in place at Hillcrest Christian College Kindy, the Centre had a special visit from The Hon Karen Andrews MP on Wednesday, 25 July, who presented the students...
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Murwillumbah Festival of Performing Arts Success

Performing Arts Thursday 19 July 2018

​Some of our youngest Hillcrest performers showcased their talents at the 87th annual Murwillumbah Festival of Performing Arts from 22 - 27 June....
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2018 d'Arcy Doyle Art Award Recipients

Community News Thursday 19 July 2018

Congratulations to our talented Hillcrest artists whose works were displayed at the Mudgeeraba Memorial Hall for the d'Arcy Doyle Art Awards recently....
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2018 Cooktown Mission Trip

Community News Thursday 19 July 2018

​Over the recent June-July school holidays, a dedicated team of senior Hillcrest students and teachers headed to North Queensland for the annual Cooktown Mission Trip,...
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Preppies Go Wild at Their Very First Excursion

Junior Learning Community Tuesday 17 July 2018

​The Preppies finished Term 2 at Hillcrest with an absolute highlight, as they ventured off campus for their very first College excursion....
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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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