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Sam Chosen for Queen’s Baton Relay

Date: March 13, 2018

Congratulations Samson List who has been chosen to run in the Queen’s Baton Relay later this month in Hervey Bay.

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Sunny Sports – After School Sports Care

Date: March 13, 2018

From Term 2, Sunny Sports will be running After School Sports Care at our College. Sunny Sports offers an exciting

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Volunteer in Our Community Garden

Date: March 12, 2018

If you would like to become involved in our Community Garden in any capacity, we would love to welcome you

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District Swimming Carnival Results

Date: March 12, 2018

Suncoast students put in a remarkable effort at the recent District Swimming Carnivals held at the Sunshine Coast Grammar Schools

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Environmental Warriors in our Community Garden

Date: March 12, 2018

This week our roving reporter captured Mia Herak, Georgie Hicks and Elizabeth Cook with their club leader, Mrs Camilleri in

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For Parents of 2017 Graduates – Next Steps Survey 2018

Date: March 12, 2018

The Queensland Government is conducting its annual statewide survey of all students who completed Year 12 in 2017. The Next

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  1. Apr 20

    Cross Country Carnival

    April 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Date: Friday 20 April Venue: College Oval Primary Events: 9:00am – 12:45pm (Junior Primary return to

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  2. Apr 23

    Secondary Parent/Teacher/Student Conference

    April 23 - April 24

    Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences will be held on Monday 23 April and Tuesday 24 April from 3:30pm

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  3. Apr 23

    Primary Parent/Teacher Interviews

    April 23 - April 24

    Primary Parent-Teacher Meetings will be held on Monday 23 April (3:30pm – 8:30pm) and Tuesday

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  4. Apr 24

    ANZAC Ceremony

    April 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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  5. Apr 25

    ANZAC Day Commemoration March

    April 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    We warmly invite College students to play their part in this year’s ANZAC Day Commemorations

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  6. May 02

    Open Morning

    May 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    You are warmly invited to our Open Morning Please join our staff and students to

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Contact Us

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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Rainforest to Red Dirt – Outback Missions Trip

Date: May 17, 2016

Queensland farmers are proving to be true Aussie Battlers as they enter their fourth year of devastating drought. Many organisations are providing a helping hand out bush, one being Coast based Care Outreach, headed by dedicated couple Bill and Melissa Close. This year was the second year of Suncoast Christian College’s Outback link program which runs alongside Care Outreach. Seven boys and eight girls from Grades 11 and 12 raised their hands to live and work on South-West properties over the Easter holidays, eager to do whatever they could to give back to the community.

On Friday 18 March we set out on a bus packed with swags, food to last for two weeks and a team of 21 excited students and teachers. After driving for two days (with a few comfort stops along the way) we finally reached our first destination where we divided into four groups and were assigned to a station. Students jumped in to lend a helping hand with whatever needed doing. From cleaning cattle troughs, to using a dingo, painting sheds, to repairing fences. Suncoast teams gave it their all. These were predominantly cattle farms and some students had the privilege to work alongside the farmers, stepping forward to do tagging and branding.

Being isolated with no phone reception was a blessing in disguise as we got to sleep under the stars and cook over an open fire, all the while red dirt finding its way into our every pore. Not only did Suncoast students receive the unique experience of daily life outback, but they came back astounded by how tough and hardworking our farmers and their families are. How this drought affects our farmers is a topic we don’t often hear about in the media. Sending Suncoast students out there did so much more than just lend a hand to farmers; it completely opened our eyes to the real people putting the food on our table. I will definitely appreciate my steak a whole lot more now.

A personal highlight for me was spending unforgettable time with some of the children on the stations, whose education was through the School of the Air and very remote. I am returning to school this term with a newfound appreciation of my peers, teachers and of the opportunities provided to me. These children don’t get to go to netball on Saturday or do the school musical next May. Whilst their lifestyle is awesome in another way I am reminded not to take things for granted – especially the green grass!

Written by Lily Lancaster, Year 12 Student

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