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Blessed Are the Geeks

Date: November 7, 2017

Congratulations to our grand finalists and runners up in the recent First Tech Challenge Regional Robotics Competition. Our team of

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Self Talk – What Are Your Children Saying

Date: November 7, 2017

A sign on the back of a tanker once said, “What’s getting in your way is probably you.”  It hit

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Football Club Players Play at Brisbane Roar Game

Date: November 7, 2017

Recently one very lucky Suncoast Football Club team had the opportunity to play on the pitch at half time at a

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Year 6 Strength & Shine Program

Date: November 6, 2017

Throughout this last semester, we have been facilitating two courses which are specifically targeted at Year 6 students as they navigate

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Presentation and Celebration Events

Date: November 5, 2017

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our annual Presentation and Celebration events this year where we celebrate the

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Grow Week

Date: October 24, 2017

At Suncoast we are committed to the idea of a growth mindset.  We commonly use the language speaking about growth

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  1. Nov 15

    Senior Years Presentation Night

    November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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  2. Nov 17
  3. Nov 18

    Senior Graduation Formal

    November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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  4. Nov 22

    Middle Years Presentation Night

    November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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  5. Nov 23

    Year 9 Graduation Dinner

    November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Shed – Aussie World

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  6. Nov 24

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Telephone Main: 07 5451 3600

International: + 61 7 5451 3600

Facsimile: 07 5442 2212


Absentee Line: 07 5451 3602

Primary Office: 07 5451 3652

Secondary Office: 07 5451 3628

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Blessed Are the Geeks

Date: November 7, 2017

Congratulations to our grand finalists and runners up in the recent First Tech Challenge Regional Robotics Competition. Our team of boys who represented Suncoast exceeded all expectations today and played as a team outperforming many fancied sponsored competitors (some teams have 5 financial sponsors) including the two selective Queensland Academy Science Math and Technology Teams. In some cases there was a 10k difference in robots and materials.

It was great to see the boys take adversity head on and adapt to challenges whilst being creative, including everything from power issues, communication disconnections and controllers programmed upside down. We were also the only team to have smoking motors, that’s how hot we were. We used everything from Bunnings screws to Tarzan grip.

The boys were also the first team brave enough to tackle the autonomous challenge for a number of rounds before other teams copied the Blessed Are The Geeks strategy. The boys should be proud knowing that it was their robot that they built with their programming skills and teamwork that helped them reach the final. We gave up 20 points every round as parts that we ordered from the United States hadn’t arrived in time. We can proudly say that the boys were also good sports – well done boys. Thanks Mr Gavin Tomlins for leading these talented students. Thanks also to Mr James Jongebreur for your valued assistance. Onward to the Nationals.

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