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​Bond University Criminal Law Lecturer Visits Hillcrest Legal Studies Class

Senior Learning Community Sunday 18 June 2017

It is a great honour to spend an hour and a half discussing the fascinating intricacies of the defences of provocation, self-defence and battered wife syndrome in real-life criminal trials with a univ...
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Year 10 Legal Eaglets have their Day in Court

Senior Learning Community Sunday 18 June 2017

On 8 May, Hillcrest’s Year 10 Legal Studies class visited the Brisbane Supreme Court, providing them with the invaluable opportunity of participating in a seminar presented by a judge in a courtroom. ...
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Year 12 ‘Legal Eagles’ Make Stirring Speeches in Queensland Youth Parliament

Senior Learning Community Sunday 18 June 2017

Four of Hillcrest’s Year 12 Legal Studies class, Alexandra Murray, Kayla Scheinberg, Paris Thompson and Shakirra Enright, had the wonderful opportunity in Term 2 this year to sit in the seats of Queen...
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World Oceans Day Photography Competition Short List: Holly Woodroffe

Senior Learning Community Sunday 18 June 2017

Congratulations Year 8 art student, Holly Woodroffe, who recently made the short list for the World Oceans Day photography competition. Her task was to take a photograph that celebrates the world ocea...
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​2017 Bond University Mooting Competition Success!

Senior Learning Community Sunday 18 June 2017

Hillcrest’s Senior Mooting Team, consisting of Senior Legal Studies students, Boyd Williams-Styles (team barrister), Georgia Cameron-Dow (barrister) and Jacob Thompson-Makras (solicitor), competed wit...
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Gardiner Chess

Sport & Cocurricular Sunday 18 June 2017

Our students had a great time at the recent Term 2 Gardiner Chess Regional Interschool tournament. A fantastic finish to the day with Isabella Marcos competing against our very own Yuan Ida on board 1...
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Engaging your Entrepreneurial Mindset

Innovative Teaching & Learning Thursday 15 June 2017

​This term has again provided many opportunities for students in the Senior Learning Community to engage their Entrepreneurial Mindset in learning about innovations of the future. Students in senior I...
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From the Principal - June

Executive Head of College's Office Wednesday 14 June 2017

I am often asked by parents about strategies that can be used to raise children in this world where they freely have access to digital information beyond what we have even experienced before. The answ...
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Introducing Pre-Kindy in 2018

Early Learning Community Wednesday 14 June 2017

From 2018 our Early Learning Community will be introducing a Pre-Kindy room which caters for 3-4 year olds. Our Pre-Kindy room will be implementing the Early Years Learning Framework and will be deliv...
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Pete Murray visits Hillcrest

Community News Friday 02 June 2017

On Thursday 1 June, Ben, Heather and Dan and the team from SeaFM Gold Coast organised an afternoon with Australian singer/songwriter Pete Murray at Hillcrest Christian College as he promotes his new a...
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Debating: Round 4

Sport & Cocurricular Friday 02 June 2017

​This week one of the greatest contests of willpower and determination was held in QLD, and afterwards there was a game of footy. On Wednesday, Hillcrest hosted Round 4 of the Gold Coast Senior B Deba...
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ESL Reading Buddies Activity

International Learning Community Friday 02 June 2017

Reading crosses all age boundaries. The ESL Year 7, 8, 9 class this term have been using an online storybook creation website, called Storybird, to create a picture books to share with students from t...
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Have you used a squat toilet?

International Learning Community Friday 02 June 2017

​​I have. It’s a weird feeling as what you presume is normal and proper, is thrown out the window and the urgency of the moment pushes you into a whole new paradigm of thought and action as you squat ...
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Prep - Year 2 Medieval Day

Junior Learning Community Friday 02 June 2017

​National Under 8s week was celebrated in Prep to Year 2 at Hillcrest Christian College last Tuesday 23 May 2017. Our youngest students did this in style by celebrating with a Medieval Castle Day. Stu...
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Year 4 RCBC Visit

Junior Learning Community Wednesday 31 May 2017

​This term Year 4 has been learning about the Christian church and how churches support people in the local community.As part of their investigations the Year 4 cohort along with 3/4 Lumos visited Ree...
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Year 9 Visual Art

Senior Learning Community Wednesday 31 May 2017

​Year 9 Visual Art students at Hillcrest are working on a portraiture unit celebrating cultural diversity and acceptance. They have each taken a series of photographs of their peers representing cultu...
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Year 10 Careers Excursion

Senior Learning Community Wednesday 31 May 2017

Year 10 student enjoyed the opportunity to attend the Gold Coast Careers Festival 2017. The Festival was run over two days showcasing opportunities for students as they navigate their options. ...
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Year 3 Cash Coach

Junior Learning Community Wednesday 31 May 2017

​Year 3 had an amazing time this week learning about Finance from Mark at the Commonwealth Bank. Students were delighted to witness Mark’s transformation into a savings superhero – Cash Coach! ...
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Year 12 Tech Studies Excursion - Wood Expo

Senior Learning Community Wednesday 31 May 2017

On Friday 26 May 2017, Year 12 Technology Studies students travelled by train to the Brisbane RNA Showgrounds. The Timber and Woodworking Show has been a feature for Woodworkers and Wood turners for t...
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Library Photography Competition

Community News Tuesday 30 May 2017

The 2017 ​Library Photography Competition is now open for entries....
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