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Industrial Technology Skills Utilised in Community Garden

Date: May 15, 2018

Our Year 12 Industrial Technology students have just finalised their 2018 project for the College Community Garden. For this project,

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Students Harness Their Passion for the Environment

Date: May 14, 2018

Recently, 9 members of the Suncoast War on Waste leadership team along with 300 other environmental leaders from schools across

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Arts Incursion – The Tarantella

Date: May 14, 2018

Last week, the Primary Students enjoyed an energetic dance workshop with an Italian Dance duo where our students learnt the

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Thai-Link Missions Trip 2018

Date: May 1, 2018

Thai-Link 2018 was an extraordinary experience.  A team of 29 students and staff travelled to Thailand for the 8th time

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Outback-Link Missions Trip 2018

Date: May 1, 2018

A group of Suncoast community members were recently involved in our 4th annual Outback-Link Missions Trip. This year we had

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Hopping into Prep 2019 – Enrolment Interviews

Date: April 18, 2018

Have you completed an Application for Enrolment Form for your child attending Prep in 2019? Appointments will be made this

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    Onstage

    May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Suncoast Christian College presents Onstage showcasing a variety of Secondary student performers including Suncoast Vocal

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  3. May 24

    Secondary Photo Day

    May 24

    It is the Secondary School Photo Day on Thursday 24 May.  All Secondary students are

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Email: info@suncoastcc.qld.edu.au

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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Cyber Safety Week

Date: February 12, 2018

Suncoast is committed to educating students in Cyber Safety. This year, Week 5 (19-23 February) is sanctioned Cyber Safety Week. Numerous events are planned including special assemblies, Sphero Grand Prix and a visit to Primary Chapel by Detective Anthony Green.

No doubt we are familiar with the benefits of modern technology and most likely are aware of the grim reality of misuse. News stories often detail the shocking stories of calculated attacks on individuals with the most recent story of Molly Everett emphasising the need for continued education in Cyber Safety. Suncoast has a long history of teaching students about appropriate and inappropriate use of technology. The main focus for this year’s program is Cyber Bullying and students will have an opportunity to connect with Cyber Safety specialists and participate in Australia’s Class Act 50 Task Challenge.

We invite the Suncoast community to enjoy our scheduled activities that promote online safety, health and well being during Cyber Safety Week. On Wednesday 21 February, parents, teachers and senior students are invited to attend LinkedIn and Twitter workshops in the Library from 1:00pm to 1:20pm. Furthermore, students from Years 7-12 are welcome to enjoy free coffee or tea with special guests and counsellors in the Library on Friday 23 February to share their experiences or concerns about online safety. Students in Primary School and Middle School will enjoy the incredible Sphero Grand Prix.

With 75% of adolescents owning a mobile phone, education and appropriate use of agile technology is fundamental to health and well being. Incredibly, teens send approximately 50 text messages each day with 66% of teens ‘send/receive’ exchange totalling 100 texts a day or 3,000 per month. Their ability to engage in rapid conversation is unrivalled and the immediate exchange of texts provides digital intoxication and a sense of power. So much to the point that users can become keyboard warriors, posting hurtful words and damaging comments.

With Cyber-bullying affecting 1 in 8 young Australians, it is essential that continued education is provided to our young adults. Planned workshops, lessons, presentations and activities will provide needed education and help students become responsible digital citizens.

If you seek to know more about LinkedIn or Twitter, be sure to attend the Suncoast community workshops in the Library on Wednesday 21 February from 1:00pm to 1:20pm. Furthermore, if you require information regarding Cyber Bullying, please download the Parent Information Booklet by Wangle Family Insites, visit Common Sense Media, contact your Heads of School or alternatively contact Mr Adam King via email aking@suncoastcc.qld.edu.au.

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