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Sports Update May 2017

Sport & Cocurricular Monday 22 May 2017

Sports updates, news and happenings from around the College for the month of May....
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Microsoft E2 Education Exchange

Innovative Teaching & Learning Monday 22 May 2017

It was an honour to have been chosen to represent Hillcrest and be one of four Australian educators at the E2 Education Exchange conference in Canada. The conference held at the Fairmount Royal York i...
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CHESS: Byron Morris is taking off!

Sport & Cocurricular Monday 22 May 2017

Byron Morris is taking off! Our budding star has not gone unnoticed on the national stage. Byron has been selected to join the JETS (Johns-Putra Elite Training Squad) in Canberra this July. This is bo...
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Year 9 Visual Art Tamara Armstrong Workshop

Senior Learning Community Monday 22 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 portrait photographs of their peers represent...
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In Memoriam - Beryl Warren

Community News Wednesday 17 May 2017

It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of a much-loved original Hillcrest Christian College Director of the Board, Beryl Warren. Beryl was a Director of the Board and also member of Re...
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Hinterland District Sport

Sport & Cocurricular Friday 05 May 2017

The following trials will be occurring during the next fortnight. Please contact sports@hillcrest.qld.edu.au and/or ‘Like’ the Hillcrest Sport Facebook Page for further information....
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Cross Country Carnivals

Sport & Cocurricular Friday 05 May 2017

After a washout from ex tropical cyclone Debbie, the Junior and Senior Learning Community Cross Country Carnivals were moved to the first Friday of Term 2, 2017. The event also saw a return to Hillcre...
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Year 4 Update

Junior Learning Community Friday 05 May 2017

​Year 4 had their first enrichment presentations on Friday. Although it doesn't have to be a class presentation, lost of them wanted to share what they had done with the class. We had driftwood scienc...
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English as a Second Language in the Junior Learning Community

International Learning Community Friday 05 May 2017

ESL lessons help those who come from backgrounds where English is not their first language. ESL classes for JLC students are always an energetic and fun time for learning English. In ESL classes we ha...
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Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal

Senior Learning Community Friday 05 May 2017

On Thursday 20th of April an appeal for non-perishable food was launched within the Senior Learning Community. The Sport Coordinators and Captains advertised an appeal for non-perishable food for the ...
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JLC Science

Junior Learning Community Friday 05 May 2017

At assembly Wed 26th April for the JLC, 8 students received Term 1 Science subject awards. Each year level had an Academic Achievement Award and also an Encouragement Award. Both students from each ye...
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Year 5 Willy Wonka Movie Night

Junior Learning Community Friday 05 May 2017

Year 5 students and parents in mainstream entered into a world of pure imagination on Monday afternoon participating in a Willy Wonka style feast before watching the movie “Charlie and the Chocolate F...
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From the Head of Junior Learning Community

Junior Learning Community Thursday 20 April 2017

​Welcome back to Term 2. I pray you had a relaxing time with family over the Easter period....
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Layers of Learning - Skills for Success

Innovative Teaching & Learning Thursday 20 April 2017

Before the heavens opened up in the last week of school in Term 1, our Year 7, 8 and 9 parents had the opportunity to set their sights on a New Horizon. Throughout Term 1 students in our Year 7-9 Gift...
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International Student Holiday Excursion

International Learning Community Thursday 20 April 2017

During the first week of holidays, an intrepid group of International Students tempted fate by heading to beautiful sunny Byron Bay for a day of surf, sand and sun; only days after the infamous downpo...
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What is Intelligence?

Senior Learning Community Thursday 20 April 2017

What is intelligence? Stanford University School of Medicine researcher Gerald Crabtree published two articles recently in “Trends in Genetics” proposing that our intelligence is actually declining. C...
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Sherwood Cliffs

Senior Learning Community Thursday 20 April 2017

In the first week of the school holidays a group of Year 12 boys volunteered their time to go and visit Sherwood Cliffs near Coffs Harbour. Sherwood Cliffs is an organisation, who for the past forty y...
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P&F News

Community News Thursday 20 April 2017

We are excited as the P&F to be providing some exciting events for the Hillcrest Community. These are a great way to get involved with the College and to get to know each other more within the communi...
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From the Principal

Executive Head of College's Office Thursday 20 April 2017

​Over the holiday period I have been studying the Old Testament book of 1 Samuel to gain a better understanding and perspective on how this hugely influential leader of God came to the place where he ...
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Innovation

Innovative Teaching & Learning Thursday 20 April 2017

​When visitors enter the new Year 6 Precinct, they are amazed at the modern furniture, the specialised break-out rooms and the choice that students have as to where and how they will work. It is a pla...
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