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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Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expedition

From Saturday, 9 March - Sunday 10 March, our Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award participants ventured to Lamington National Park for their Award Expedition. Congratulations to our Bronze Award participants Zac Gibbs (Year 10), Skye Turner (Year 10), Miles Ellis-Skinner (Year 9), Jessie Duduc (Year 9) and Michael Darby (Year 8)...
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Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is always a time of good fortune for Chinese people. The celebration lasts for fifteen days, and is full of family time, delicious food and harmony. Unlike Christmas or Easter, that remembers the birth and death of our saviour, Chinese New Year has a fictitious story behind the celebration...
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Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

5 Potentially-Damaging Apps & 3 Ideas to Help Parents

The digital world is evolving daily, providing young people with unprecedented access to a myriad of potentially-damaging online opportunities. Parenting in this world requires us to have an entirely new set of skills and strategies in navigating today's digital minefield, with no historical precedent to guide us through. App designers...
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Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

Young Golfer Keeps Aiming for the Stars

On Sunday, 17 February 2019 Callum Wines competed in the Coraki Junior Classic at Coraki Golf Club. Amongst a field of 20 in the 9 hole event, Callum shot a 10 over par score of 47 and was the 9 hole champion. As a result of Callum’s win he is...
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Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

Water Skiing Siblings Success at State Champs

Congratulations to our very talented water-skiing siblings Zohie and Toby Duncan, who are now State champions after their remarkable success in the water at the Queensland Barefoot Water Skiing Championships. Over the weekend Zohie, from Year 8, was awarded 1st in Tricks, 1st in Slalom and 1st Overall Sub-Junior Girls...
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Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

Hilly Kids Launches in the JLC

Exciting things are happening right across our Junior Learning Community but we are especially excited to share the launch of Hilly Kids! Hilly Kids is our new format for Prep - Year 6 Chapel on Mondays. The mission of Hilly Kids is to bring our Junior Learning Community together in a celebration...
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Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

HILLCREST TO HOST WORLD SCHOLAR'S CUP

Hillcrest will be the first ever school on the Gold Coast to host the internationally-renowned World Scholar's Cup. The Cup will run from April 2 - 3, 2019, and involves teams of three students competing against other teams over a series of rounds, including general knowledge, collaborative writing, and debating. It is a fun and academically-challenging competition...
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Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

Tech Central Now Open

We are excited to announce the opening of our new collaborative technology space called Tech Central. Tech Central is located under our Main Library and provides a flexible, shared space for all Hillcrest staff and students to utilise. The innovative new space has been designed to improve IT’s integration into teaching and learning by...
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