Glennie Equestrian

16 March 2018

This weekend, 17 and 18 March the Glennie Equestrian Supporters Team will be running what could be Glennie’s biggest Interschool Equestrian qualifying event ever, with 191 entries and 96 riders.

The School is offering Combined Training, Showjumping and Dressage qualifiers across two days of competition. This year, Glennie has 26 riders in what will be the largest Equestrian team we have ever had. Most will be competing this weekend.

It will be a great showcase for Glennie Equestrian and a fantastic opportunity for people to come and watch some great competition.

Saturday’s competition commences at 8:00am with Combined Training in the morning and Showjumping in the afternoon. On Sunday the competition commences at 8:30am with Dressage and Showjumping.

Putting on an event of this magnitude not only requires parents and students but also support from sponsors and we would like to extend a huge thank you to the following sponsors: Leadburn Lodge, Toowoomba Solar CentreDynavyte and Hitchley & Harrow.

We are also running a silent auction with some fantastic prizes up for grabs and would like to sincerely thank all the companies and people who have kindly donated these prizes: John Todd Photography, Top of Range Training, Hitchley & Harrow, Emcee Products, Wholesale Rug Warehouse, Finch Farms, West Co Trucks, and the Humphries, Wise, Higgins, Nolan, Standford, Bellars, Coggan and Emmerton Glennie families.

Silent Auction items:

  • John Todd Photography Voucher $100 donated by Kath Humphries (ex Glennie parent) and  John Todd
  • $80 First aid kit donated by Top Of Range Training
  • $100 Voucher donated by Hitchley & Harrow
  • $100 Voucher donated by Hitchley & Harrow
  • French Champagne and  glasses (valued at $90) donated by Wise Family (Glennie Parents)
  • $500 driving spotlights donated by West Co Trucks
  • Emcee Apparel shirt (valued at $135) donated by Emcee Products
  • Emcee jump boots (valued at $58) donated by Emcee Products
  • Flatwork lessons donated by the  Higgins Family (ex Glennie family)
  • Wrangler cowhide wallet (valued at $120) donated by the Standford family
  • Basket of girl’s things donated by the Nolan Family
  • Emcee Bandages x 2 (valued at $84) donated by Emcee Products
  • Emcee Gel Pad (valued at $85) donated by Emcee Products
  • Basket of sweetness donated by the Coggan Family
  • Chivas Regal Scotch Whiskey donated by the Coggan Family
  • Emcee socks donated by Emcee Products
  • Emcee halter and lead (valued at $60) donated by Emcee Products
  • Emcee halter and lead (valued at $40) donated by Emcee Products
  • Horse rug (valued at $100) donated by Wholesale Rug Warehouse
  • Showjumping lesson with David Finch donated by Finch Farms
  • Esky full of drinks donated by Emmerton and Glennis Families
  • Esky full of drinks donated by Emmerton and Glennis Families

Special thanks also to Kirstie Wise, Clare Muirhead and Paul Reedy for their assistance in sourcing prizes.

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Futsal Finals

16 March 2018

Futsal was full of great competition in this finals week. The Glennie Foot-a-Roos came away with a silver medal. The game, while serious, was also full of fun for both Glennie and COC. Congratulations girls on your success! Special mention to the following teams who came close to making the grand finals: Glennie McDoNos, Glennie Gladiators, Glennie Gals, Glennie Gliders, Glennie Strikers and the Glennie Genelopies

The futsal Pre-Season competition is now finished and we are looking forward to starting the football season next term. A huge thank you to the students from all 17 Glennie teams for your commitment, enthusiasm and sportsmanship throughout the season!

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High Quality Futsal Training.

16 March 2018

Thank you to Matt Proctor for running some dynamic futsal training sessions at Glennie throughout the term. We are very lucky to have such a well-qualified and experienced coach affiliated with Glennie.

 

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Have you got some sporting news?

16 March 2018

If you have news about your daughter’s sporting success, we would love to hear from you. Don’t forget, if your daughter was in a team with other Glennie girls, we need to include them too!

Send any news and photos to sport@glennie.qld.edu.au

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Volleyball

16 March 2018

Volleyball has started really well this season. For parent information, from now on the draw and bus timetable will be available on the school calendar each week.

A reminder that all teams will have a bye next week due to camps and exam block.

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Australian Rugby Union Scholarship for Emily

9 March 2018

Emily Byrne, Year 12, was one of two girls to receive the prestigious Australian Rugby Union Referee Scholarship. The ARU School Student Scholarship was introduced a number of years ago to help raise the profile of refereeing at schools, and to provide encouragement for young referees to continue refereeing when they leave school.

In being selected for the scholarship, Emily will be involved in a range of activities designed to improve her knowledge of the game, enhance her performance as a referee, and expose her to a higher standard of rugby.

Congratulations, Emily!

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10-12 Years Darling Downs Swimming

9 March 2018

Congratulations to all girls who competed in the 10 to 12 Years Darling Downs Swimming Carnival held on Wednesday 28 February at Gatton. The following girls were selected to compete in the State Championship to be held at the end of the term in Brisbane. (pictured) Caleiah Budd, Ryanda Craige, Mya Gilbert, Cara Cronje, Bethany Casey, Lucy Griffiths, Isabella Kings.

Finally, well done to the other Glennie girls who competed; Kate Rattray, Elizabeth Cross, Ruby Leicht, Iona MacRae and Bronte Pfingst, (pictured) Charli Rielly, Ella Donovan, Alliah Oats, Caitlyn Garratt and Xanthe Schubert.

 

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Athletes off to Nationals

9 March 2018

Recently Jessica Rowe, Year 8 and Glennie Athletics Captain, Charlotte Lindemann, Year 12 competed at the Queensland State Athletics championships in Brisbane.

Jessica, competing in the Under 14 age group won gold medals in the hammer throw, discus and shotput. She also won a silver medal for her javelin throw.

Competing in the Under 18 age group, Charlotte won a silver medal in the 400m and bronze medal in the 800m.

Both girls have qualified to compete in the Australian Junior Athletics Championships in Sydney next week. Congratulations and good luck!

Story and photo contributed by Mrs Lindemann

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A special victory for the Glennie Swimming Team!

9 March 2018

On Tuesday, in the wet and dreary conditions, a team of 20 Middle and Senior Years Students competed in the annual Toowoomba Secondary Schools Sport Swimming Carnival at Milne Bay.

This year was particularly momentous as it was the first year in at least ten years that Glennie beat Fairholme! It was a narrow victory, with just five points the difference, but a victory all the same! Congratulations girls!

A special shout out goes to the 12/13 years team of Jess Fitzgibbons, Holly Campbell, Hayley Baker, Isabella Kings and Ryanda Craige, and to the 17 years team of Abigail Schoorl, Caitlin Crook, Yinte Eerkens and Caitlyn Ruane for winning their divisions!

Another special congratulations goes to Abigail Schoorl on winning the Owen Janetzki Trophy for the Most Outstanding Swimmer of the day! This is a prestigious award, and with Abby having swum ten individual events to achieve this is definitely well deserved!

Congratulations to all the girls, and thank you to Mr Griffiths and Mrs Draheim for enduring wet socks and rain to support the girls.

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Softball

9 March 2018

On Sunday 4 March, Bianca Markham, Year 7, participated with her Under 15 Toowoomba Softball Team, in the Deb McColm Memorial Shield at Downey Park in Brisbane. The event is used as a warm-up to the State Under 15 Championships where associations can play and try out teams all in the name of fun and sportsmanship. Deb McColm was all about giving kids a go, and the day was in memory of this.

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Andrews Cup Swimming

9 March 2018

The Andrews Cup Swimming Team performed well in the pool on Tuesday 6 March. A lot of personal best times were swum throughout the carnival. The Glennie Team placed 7th overall, placed 4th in the Percentage Cup and 6th in the Springfield Cup. The ribbons for individual placing will be handed out at the last Assembly of the term.

The age group results were as follows;

  • 8 Years - 3rd overall
  • 9 Years - 7th overall
  • 10 Years - 8th overall
  • 11 Years - 4th overall
  • 12 Years - 9th overall

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Club G

9 March 2018

Netball

Club G Netball begins this Saturday. Games start at 8:30am. Please make sure you arrive early for your game to meet with your coach and to have a good warm-up. The draw for this weekend has been emailed to all students, along with the court they are playing on. From next week, please find the draw on the Sports page of the Portal.

Volleyball

Volleyball began this week with the girls showing so much enthusiasm. It was lovely to see all girls there enjoying themselves and playing some great volleyball. There were some fantastic results.

Futsal

The Futsal semi-finals saw many of our girls step up and play at a higher level.  Two of our seven teams progressed through to the finals.

With finals next week, the girls would love to have some support from parents and friends at Downlands College. Both Finals will be on Thursday, with the Glennie Strikers playing at 4:00pm and the Glennie Foot-a-Roos playing at 5:30pm.

 

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Sport at the Glennie Fair

9 March 2018

The Glennie Fair saw some fantastic sporting abilities demonstrated in both running and Rugby 7s.

Congratulations to the winner of the Glennie Gift, Chenille Nona-Yellub, who blitzed the field with her handicap of 6.5m. Second place went to Jess Fitzgibbons (handicap 6m) and third place went to Molly Martin (handicap 2m)

In the Rugby 7s the Glennie Gold and the Glennie Purple teams played a great match with the end resulting in a draw of 25-25.

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Have you got some sporting news?

9 March 2018

If you have any news about your daughter’s sporting success, we would love to hear from you. Don’t forget, if your daughter was in a team with other Glennie girls, we need to include them too!

Send any news and photos to sport@glennie.qld.edu.au

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Kirralee Gains Registration

2 March 2018

Football Captain, Kirralee Bronkhurst, has recently become a fully qualified Futsal Referee. Kirralee will now become a highly sought after referee with her expert skills.

Congratulations, Kirralee!

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Futsal Competition

2 March 2018

After four weeks of Futsal, we are heading into our semi-final rounds. Glennie has been extremely competitive, with seven teams progressing through to this round. Congratulations to the Glennie Gladiators, Glennie McDoNos, Glennie Gliders, Glennie Gals and Glennie Genelopies, Glennie Foot-a-Roos and Glennie Strikers for reaching the semi-finals.

The semi-finals will be played during next week’s round to see who will reach the Finals.

Good luck everyone!

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Laura Geitz Tournament

2 March 2018

Congratulations to the Junior Development Netball Team who competed at the Laura Geitz Tournament on Sunday. A massive thank you to coach, Ms McKellar, and to all the parent supporters on the day.

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Fillies Selections

2 March 2018

Congratulations to all the girls who trialled for the Fillies Football team. I was impressed with the talent that made selections much harder this year. The girls can be pictured showing off our new Footballs for the 2018 season that is very much underway with a fantastic turnout from Year 7 to 12 again this year.

Congratulations to the girls who were selected into the team and I look forward to working with all of you.

Football resumes as normal for all teams next Tuesday afternoon from 3.30 to 4.45pm, on the oval, where we will divide into our teams.

Please watch this space for more football information!

Mrs Sue Watts
Football Co-ordinator

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Volleyball

2 March 2018

Thank you to everyone for all the commitment and enthusiasm with training so far! Games start next week, so get ready! The draw will be released on Monday.

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Orienteering

2 March 2018

The Range Runners Orienteering Club is holding a community orienteering event on Sunday 11 March.

Please see the attached flyer for more information. Glennie students can enjoy free entry into this event.

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Brisbane Lions visit Glennie

23 February 2018

Glennie girls interested in AFL had the opportunity to meet Brisbane Lions superstars: Daniel McStay, Jake Barrett, Connor Ballenden and Sabrina Frederick-Traub on Tuesday. During this special Tribal Sports AFLQS Cup training session, Glennie girls learned handballing, kicking and games skills. After drills, the girls formed four teams to play two separate games, putting their new found skills into practice.   

We thank WIN News, 7 News Toowoomba and ABC Southern Queensland radio for coming to share the action.  

Click here to view a highlights video

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Gold for Abby at Qld State Sprint Championships (Swimming)

23 February 2018

Last week the Queensland State Sprint Championships were held in Brisbane. Mya Gilbert, Cara Cronje, Abigail Schoorl, Yinte Eerkens, Caitlin Lipp, Caitlin Crook and Lily Rowe competed at the championships with their various clubs; many personal best times were achieved.

Of particular note, Abigail Schoorl, Yinte Eerkens and Caitlin Lipp all reached the finals. Abigail won five medals, four of which were gold in the Open 50 metres Backstroke, 16 Years 50 Metres Backstroke, Open 50 metres Butterfly and 16 Years 50 metres Butterfly, along with a silver medal in the 16 Years 50 metres Freestyle, while Yinte won a silver medal in the 16 Years 50 metres Breastroke.

Congratulations to all swimmers who participated, especially the Middle and Senior Years girls for backing up and competing a day after the Middle and Senior Years Swimming Carnival.

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Darling Downs Swimming Trials

23 February 2018

On Tuesday, a team of 15 Glennie Middle and Senior Years students travelled to Gatton to trial for the 13-19 Years Darling Downs Swimming Team. In a day of difficult conditions, including disqualifications and wobbly blocks, eight students were selected in the Darling Downs Teams.

Congratulations to Holly Campbell, Keeleigh Cauley-Gleeson, Caitlin Crook, Yinte Eerkens, Jess Fitzgibbons, Caitlin Lipp, Lily Rowe and Abigail Schoorl for being selected in the team.

The students will compete at the state championships in Brisbane in March. Good luck to all!

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Aquathon and Triathlon

23 February 2018

Last weekend, Emily Rattray, Ryanda Craige and Isabella Kings travelled to Hervey Bay to compete in the 2018 Queensland State Championships for Aquathon and Triathlon as part of the Darling Downs Team. Ryanda and Isabella competed in the 11-12 years Aquathlon, which involves swimming followed by running, while Emily competed in the 13-19 Years Triathlon in which she placed 58th overall. Isabella and Ryanda had a tight competition between each other and needed to wait until the official results to determine who won of the two. In the end, Isabella placed 55th and Ryanda 56th in a tough competition.

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Futsal

23 February 2018

The pre-season futsal competition has just finished its third week. There have been some fantastic results and even better improvements. We are now halfway through the competition, with Glennie well placed to have some teams in the Finals round. Pictured above are some of our enthusiastic youngsters from the Wednesday competition.

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