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Thank You Little Learners Staff

Date: September 12, 2018

Last Wednesday, we celebrated our Little Learners early childhood educators for their amazing contribution and dedication to each of our

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No Limits

Date: September 10, 2018

Jesse De Jong – Pilot At 15 years of age, Suncoast Christian College student, Jesse De Jong is one of

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ASPIRE Students Compete in Opti-MINDS

Date: August 29, 2018

Last weekend, our Year 5 and 6 ASPIRE students competed in the Sunshine Coast Regional Opti-MINDS competition at Caloundra Christian

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Subject Expo Launch a Success

Date: August 28, 2018

Conversations about all things Year 11 in 2019 were had at the recent Subject Expo & Information Evening. Our Year

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Students Excel at Languages Speech Contest

Date: August 28, 2018

Congratulations to six of our Year 6 students – Sofia Dalgliesh, Edward Hemberg, Livvi Webster, Nicola Penny, Sarah Hockin, Kaitlin Sinclair who represented

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Success at Districts

Date: August 27, 2018

After a long day of tough competition at the District Athletics Carnival, we are so amazed with our fantastic athletes,

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  1. Oct 10

    Year 7 in 2019 Information Night

    October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    YEAR 7 IN 2019 – MIDDLE YEARS INFORMATION EVENING  “There is no doubt that the

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  2. Oct 22

    Pupil Free Day

    October 22

    Pupil Free Day – Verification & Moderation Day

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  3. Oct 26

    Day for Daniel

    October 26

    On Friday 26 October, staff and students are invited to participate in the annual Day

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  4. Oct 26

    Whole School Fun Colour Run

    October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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  5. Oct 31

    Open Morning

    October 31 @ 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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  6. Nov 07

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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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