The latest news from Grace Lutheran College.

From the Head of Campus Rothwell

May
24
Wednesday
The past fortnight has seen much action around the Rothwell Campus. We have seen Taste and See Days for Year 5 students, Consultation Day, Grace@Work, NAPLAN, and Year 11 Service Learning projects aplenty. Students have been off campus on various excursions and competing in Performing Arts, Mathematics and a number of sporting competitions including District Cross Country. Add to this the usual teaching, learning, researching and preparing assessment responses and all our staff and students a...

From the Head of Campus Caboolture

May
24
Wednesday
Twilight Expo Success A thank you first up to everyone involved in the highly successful Twilight Expo. Everyone and everything came together, enabling us to let people know about all the wonderful things that happen here at the Caboolture Campus. We were very pleased with the number of people visiting and making enquiries and many people commented on the beautiful feel and atmosphere they experienced. Special thanks to Mrs Libby Duffin and Mrs Cheree Woodbridge for their creative, organisat...

From the Principal

May
24
Wednesday
OPEN DAYS Many thanks to staff, student ambassadors and creative artists for your role in Grace@Work Rothwell and the inaugural Grace Caboolture Twilight Expo. These were great opportunities for prospective families to experience normal classroom life (Grace@Work) and showcase the many curricular and co-curricular activities available at Caboolture (Twilight Expo). Congratulations to the student film crew at Caboolture for the great video they have produced about our Caboolture Campus, showin...

Careers

May
24
Wednesday
UMAT 2016 UMAT (Undergraduate Medical Admissions Test) is developed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) on behalf of the UMAT Consortium universities. The test is used specifically to assist with the selection of students into the medicine, dentistry and health science degree programs at undergraduate level at the universities listed on the UMAT website. UMAT scores can be used for admission to any of the UMAT Consortium universities ONLY for the year following the test....

The Arts Caboolture

May
24
Wednesday
Book your tickets for the Musical now! One week until ‘The Little Mermaid Jnr’ is presented by students from across the College grades at the Tullawong SHS Performing Arts Centre, Del Rosso Rd. It is the perfect show to bring the whole family to enjoy. There are performances Friday night at 7pm and Saturday at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets are via www.trybooking.com/186874. Students have been rehearsing hard, and had their first rehearsal in the venue on Saturday. Next week Technical and...

Maths Department

May
24
Wednesday
Maths Teams Tournament I am always amazed by the energy, enthusiasm and joy that accompanies the Maths Teams Tournament. There were 196 teams (of five students each) from 25 schools solving problems individually, as teams and in relays. What a terrific way to learn life skills needed to utilise the power and functionality of mathematics. Students were also entertained by the special guest speaker, Mr Simon Pampena (of the famed comedic Mathemania). Simon showed students how statistics can be...

P&F Caboolture Trivia Night

May
24
Wednesday
The P & F are once again holding a Trivia Night on Saturday 4 June 2016. Adults $10 Students $5 It is a great night and has always proved to be entertaining and loads of fun! How are you at making flat-pack furniture and creating towers out of newspapers and straws?? Book your table now – and get ready for a great night! On the night there is a silent auction, which raises valuable funds that directly benefit the students. The auction items are sought from local businesses and...

Caboolture Students at QUT Business Competition

May
24
Wednesday
On Tuesday 10 May Grace Lutheran College Caboolture entered two teams into the QUT Business Competition, one Year 11 team and one Year 12 team from the respective BCT classes. Ms Monique Atwell was the coach and mentor for both teams. This year there were 12 teams competing from a variety of schools across the region over two days. Teams received a real-life case study based on the new IKEA store opening at North Lakes. They had three hours to analyse the sustainability of opening the store i...

Grace Academy Caboolture

May
24
Wednesday
Grace Academy is proud to congratulate three violinists from Grace College Caboolture, who have successfully auditioned to competitive symphony orchestras in the community in an effort to expand their skills and talent beyond Grace. (L to R) Samantha Dopking – Young Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra – Griffith University (second violin section), Hannah Deigan – Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra (first violin section) and Louisa Klinge – Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra (sec...

V.E.T. Department

May
24
Wednesday
SELF-EMPLOYED PARENTS OF GRACE? Grace Lutheran College is proud to be working in partnership with local industry to gain valuable industry input into our training and assessment opportunities for our students. We welcome the opportunity for self-employed parents of our school to come together and discuss the benefits of supporting Grace Lutheran College Industry Partnerships Program and the career prospects in your industry. If you are interested, or would like to know more, please contact M...