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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 Feb 2019

Our First Interhouse Carnival for 2019

The JLC Swimming Carnival held last Tuesday, 5 February, was an amazing start to this year’s interhouse sports competitions, as our Years 3-6 students set the atmosphere at the beginning of the day with worship and passionate House war cries. It was incredible to see the participation and effort of...
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Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019

Students Immersed in Art at GOMA

On Tuesday, 12 February, our Years 10 - 12 Visual Art students attended an excursion to the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Brisbane. Students engaged and immersed themselves in responding to various artworks in the 9th Asian Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT). APT is a vibrant exploration of artworks...
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Monday, 28 Jan 2019

First Day School Fun 2019

Our College campus came alive with students again this week, as the sound of running footsteps, spirited laughter and happy chatter echoed across the grounds. Hillcrest was abuzz with eager-eyed Preppies and teary parents, nervous but excited newbies and returning students, and our more-mature Year 7s, who were relishing their...
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Tuesday, 01 Jan 2019

2019 HILLCREST STUDENT CAPTAINS ANNOUNCED

At our end-of-year 2018 JLC and SLC Celebration evenings, we announced our Hillcrest Christian College leaders for 2019. These students put themselves forward for a leadership role in 2019, and were then interviewed by senior members of Hillcrest staff, to determine the best candidates to lead our JLC and SLC...
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Wednesday, 07 Nov 2018

2018 Capture Film and Television Awards

On Wednesday, 24 October, the annual Capture Film and Television Awards night took place at Hillcrest. The evening showcased and celebrated the incredible achievements of our Years 10 - 12 Film students in their production work throughout the year. Many thanks to the parents, family members and friends who attended...
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Thursday, 01 Nov 2018

Annual Art Exhibition and Choral Extravaganza a Resounding Success

On Monday, 29 October, we held our annual Art Exhibition and Choral Extravaganza entitled 'Inspirations.' The evening saw a range of artworks from our senior Art students on display, and up for sale, with proceeds going towards Effective Aid International. Our Choral performers from Years 2-12 then presented a beautiful...
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Thursday, 01 Nov 2018

Annual Hillcrest Photographic Competition Wows Judges

This year we received a range of wonderful entries from our College community for our annual Library Photographic Competition. Parents, staff and students submitted their best photos for the following categories: Years 3-6; Years 7-9; Years 11-12; Staff; and Parents. Congratulations to our overall winner, Lachlan Kent from Year 12...
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Monday, 29 Oct 2018

Years 6 - 12 Swimming Carnival 2018

This year’s SLC Swimming Carnival took place on Thursday, 25 October, at Somerset College, and was the first taste of life and culture in the Senior Learning Community for our Year 6 cohort, and boy were they entertained! The four mighty Houses were brilliantly lead by the Year 12 leaders...
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Monday, 29 Oct 2018

Celebrating our Academic Enrichment Programs

On Tuesday, 23 October, parents, students and staff celebrated the achievements of 91 senior students who undertook a wide range of our Pathways programs this year, to enhance their ‘normal’ academic studies. Some students completed studies through a university by participating in the Griffith University GUESTS Program (Biology, Engineering, Chemistry...
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