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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, 24 Oct 2018

Exciting Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions

SILVER EXPEDITION Congratulations to Yuxuan (Aurora) Zhang, Molly Swanson, Jaylen Semaan, Brandon Jones, Madeline Abio, Chris Turner, Cassie Prior, Mikaela Matthei Alice Kerr and Luke Halberstadt, who took part in the qualifying journey for their Duke of Edinburgh International Award (Silver Level). These students took on the challenge of a...
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Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018

Fun in the Sun on Our New Castle Playground

Our Hillcrest Prep - Year 2 students were excited to see the sunshine and blue skies this week so they could get outdoors during breaks to enjoy their exciting new Castle playground, which was completed at the start of Term 4. Here's what some of our Preppies had to say...
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Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Pre-Prep Students Enjoy Inaugural Teddy Bear's Picnic

On Wednesday, 17 October, we were delighted to host our 2019 Prep students and their families to Hillcrest for a special morning of fun and friendship, at the inaugural Teddy Bears Picnic event. While we had hoped to have the event on the brand new Castle playground area, the wet...
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Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Hillcrest Teacher Co-Authors Biology Textbook for New Queensland Secondary Syllabus

Staff at Hillcrest Christian College have been working together for the past two years to prepare our students for the new QCE syllabus. Mr Sam Fesuk, Head of Faculty for Health and Natural Sciences, has been privileged to also work with Pearson Publishing over that time to help develop the...
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Monday, 15 Oct 2018

2018 Thailand Myanmar Mission Trip

After months of preparation, the 2018 Thailand Mission Team left Brisbane Airport during the last week of Term 3, bound for the border of Thailand and Myanmar. Our first destination was Blue Skies School, where we all saw God working through us as we broke through language barriers to teach...
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Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Success in the 2018 Mayor’s Telstra Technology Awards

On Wednesday 22 August, Mr Davis, along with Hillcrest staff and parents, attended the 2018 Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award finals at Bond University. Hillcrest's team had surpassed strong competition and gained the opportunity to pitch their innovative idea to Councillor Hermann Vorste,r for the final round of this prestigious competition.Hillcrest...
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Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018

Year 4 Camp 2018

From the 6 - 7 September, our Year 4s went on their very first overnight camp to Camp Goodenough, in Bilambil. Many fears were overcome and happy memories were made in the short amount of time.Students took part in a number of different activities with The Giant Swing being the...
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Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018

​Our Children will be Adults Before we Know it - A blog from the Head of SLC

Ready or not – our children will be adults before we know it. And like it or not, young people today are part of a generation that feels empowered and that they may not “need” older adults to form their opinions or to help them fulfil their dreams. Consider these...
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Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018

Year 12s Complete QCS 2018

Last Tuesday and Wednesday (4 - 5 September) we saw 54 of our Year 12 students put into practice the skills and knowledge they have honed over their years of schooling during the 2018 QCS tests.The Queensland Core Skills test has four sections. This year’s extended Writing Task required students...
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