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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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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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