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Year 12 Humanitarian Project – SC Marathon

Date: July 17, 2018

We are encouraging the whole Suncoast community to get behind our team entry in the Sunshine Coast Marathon this year

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Netball Tour

Date: July 17, 2018

Our top netball players have just returned from a very successful Netball Tour to an International Carnival on the Gold

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Students Challenged at Robotics Tournament

Date: July 17, 2018

Late last term, 5 Suncoast teams consisting of Years 5 and 6 students, competed at the Sunshine Coast Robotics Tournament. Samson

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Italian Update

Date: July 17, 2018

Italian Extravaganza Day Our Primary students had a taste of Italy on the last day of Term 2 with our

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Year 10 Experience a Week in the Real World

Date: July 16, 2018

In the final week of Term 3, our Year 10 students stepped out of the safety and security of College

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New Blazers

Date: June 12, 2018

We are excited to announce that the new Suncoast blazer for students in Years 6-12 has arrived in stock at

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  2. Jul 24

    Secondary Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences – Term 3

    July 24 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences will be held on Tuesday 24 July from 3:30pm to 6:30pm in the

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  3. Jul 25

    Year 5 Camp

    July 25 - July 27
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  4. Jul 30

    Book Week

    July 30 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
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  5. Aug 01

    Year 11 in 2019 Info Night

    August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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  6. Aug 03

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Secondary Office: 07 5451 3628

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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