Christmas Carols

17 November 2017

Join us as we celebrate our Christmas Carol service at the Empire Theater on Wednesday 22 November from 7:00pm

 

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Scholarships

17 November 2017

Scholarships are now open for students entering Year 7 and Year 10 in 2019. Please see our website for a full list of scholarships available. The ACER Scholarship Test will be held on Saturday 24 February 2018 and applications close on 5 February 2018. To register go to the Acer Scholarship website. If you would like to find out more about scholarships at Glennie, you can visit our website

If your daughter is currently in receipt of a scholarship there is no need to reapply. Please forward this information to any families who may be considering a Glennie education for their daughter in 2019. For further enquiries please contact the Registrar, Mrs Karen Morris, email morrisk@glennie.qld.edu.au or ph: 07 4688 8807.

 

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Christmas Centre Run

17 November 2017

We are very proud to be part of this year's Christmas Centre Run - helping the Toowoomba Hospital Foundation raise funds for the annual Clifford Gardens Toowoomba Hospital Children's Appeal. This is a great family event and the price includes Santa attire. We hope to see you there - it's the perfect opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit. Meet us at The Glennie School oval!

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Fernwood Special Offer

17 November 2017

Here is a special offer from Fernwood Toowoomba for special casual memberships over the holidays.  Any girls going into Years 10, 11 or 12 in 2018 are able to attend Fernwood Toowoomba for a weekly rate of just $20! This gives them full access to all classes and the gym floor.

They will not be locked into anything and choose this casual membership weekly rate as many times as they like over the holiday period.

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Brainways 2018 Academicus Summer Camp - Prep to Year 7

17 November 2017

BRAINways EDUCATION is running a program for gifted and talented students on 15 and 16 January, at USQ. There are two programs being offered: Mathematics/Science (Years 1 to 3 and 4 to 7) and Humanities Years 1 to 3 and 4 to 7). If you are interested in your child being part of the program, please download the workshop flyers and nomination form

Please direct any inquiries or questions to Mrs Roper or Brainways

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Stretch your brain these holidays!

17 November 2017

Mr Carter has an exciting holiday program planned for students who would like to exercise their brains over the holidays.

Download the flyer for more details

 

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Code Camp

17 November 2017

We are excited to announce that we are partnering yet again with Code Camp these school holidays. Code Camp will be teaching your children to build their own iPhone app. Your children will have fun, be creative and learn the skills of the future. Follow the link to read some of the awesome reviews parents have written about Code Camp and see why more than 27,000 Australian kids have loved Code Camp.

Code Camp will be back on Wednesday 13 December to run three-day coding workshops at The Glennie School. This camp will be open to all primary aged students in the area, so please feel free to invite friends, neighbours and family too.

If you are interested in having your child continue on their coding journey or having them take their first steps, please mark your diaries and go to http://www.codecamp.com.au to register your interest in being informed of upcoming camps.

Early bird pricing is available from 2 to 5 November with zipPay also available (book now, pay later)

Children who have already taken part in a Spark Code Camp during previous seasons are encouraged to attend Spark again to grow their confidence further and challenge them some more.

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Vacation Care

17 November 2017

Pitstop has just announced its Summer Vacation Care program. If you would like your child to attend,  please complete the booking form below without delay. Places fill fast for this fun program.

 

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Country Heart Christmas Markets

17 November 2017

Don’t forget to mark the date for the Country Heart Christmas Market that will be held in the Glennie School Assembly Hall from 1 to 3 December.

There will be over 40 handmade art and craft pop-up shops as well as activities for the children.

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Chapel Centenary

10 November 2017

2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Glennie Chapel. A special family communion service will be held on Sunday 12 November at 9:30am. You and your family are warmly invited to attend this special service.

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ePack

10 November 2017

All the online forms you need to prepare for the 2018 school year are available now via ePack on the Portal. All forms are due by 17 November 2017.

Please use your Glennie parent login to access the Annual Consent and Update form and follow any links to access forms for The Arts, GOSS stationery orders, early bus notification and more. For more information or to return to complete more forms at any time, look for the ePack link on the Portal home page.

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Parent Webinar

10 November 2017

Solution-Focused approaches to anxiety - a toolkit for parents

Anxiety is the number one mental health issue in Australia, but it is also the most treatable. As many parents and teachers will know young children and teens can suffer from anxiety.

This seminar will examine:

  • The long vs short-term perspective on anxiety
  • Is anxiety catching?
  • Solution focussed approaches to dealing with anxiety 
  • Basic everyday strategies that can be used at home to reduce anxiety

PLEASE NOTE  - Parents do not need to register - just turn up on the night at :https://zoom.us/j/865845192

Lyn Worsley is the Director of The Resilience Centre. She is a Clinical Psychologist and Registered Nurse with vast experience in teaching, youth work, early childhood, hospitals and correctional services. She specialises in child, adolescent and family psychology and relationship issues. She is also author of "The Resilience Doughnut Book - The Secret of Strong Kids" and "The Resilience Doughnut Book - The Secret of Strong Adults".

Details & Registration

  • When: Wednesday, 8 November 2017 8:15PM - 9:15PM Time (ACT, NSW, Victoria)
  • Presenter/Provider: NSW Parents Council
  • Target Audience: All parents and educators
  • Channel: Special event
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Win some Christmas goodies

10 November 2017

It's nearly Christmas time and to get your festive planning underway, The Glennie School Foundation is giving away a Christmas hamper. One lucky person will win a tray of mangoes, a Christmas pudding and a ham.

It's easy to enter - head to The Glennie School Facebook page, find the competition post and simply leave a comment telling us what gift you'd like to find under the tree on Christmas morning.

While you're there, please pop over to The Glennie School Foundation Facebook page and hit like - it's a great way to keep up to date with events and progress on the new Sports and Health Centre (we promise not to bombard you with too many posts). Good luck!

(Competition is open to the whole Glennie community. The winner will be drawn by random selection at 12 noon on Friday 17 November and will be announced via FB and eNews.)

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Ham Drive

10 November 2017

If you want a ham that you can collect from GOSS on 23 November, please make sure you finalise your order by Thursday 16 November.

For the 14 December delivery, please complete your order by Thursday 7 December.

Go to trybooking.com now and book your ham

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Mango Delivery

10 November 2017

The mangoes ordered as part of the Pitstop Mango Drive are on their way!

Please make arrangements to pick up your mangoes between 2:00pm and 6:00pm on Friday 17 November next to the Junior Years Administration Building (eastern side)

For enquiries please call Lynne Henare 0418 882 415

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Glennie towels

10 November 2017

While you’re contacting GOSS to order your new Glennie togs, why not add a personalised Glennie towel. GOSS has a limited supply of towels remaining, make sure you order yours today.

 

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Aquatic Centre

10 November 2017

Check out the latest Aquatic Centre newsletter, Glennie Bubbles. It has details of  the holiday program, national swimsafer week, rebooking week, weekly dive clinics, swim club and summer holiday squad times and more

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GOGA AGM

10 November 2017

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Glennie Old Girls’ Association Incorporated (GOGA) will be held in The Glennie Room, at 10:00am, Saturday, 11 November 2017.

Please note that ALL Management Committee positions will be vacated at the Annual General Meeting in accordance with the Constitution. Nominations are to be received no later than Friday, 28 October 2017.

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Aquatic Centre

3 November 2017

We will be making some changes to the Development, Fitness and Senior Squad training timetable over the Christmas Holiday period, from Monday 4 December 2017 to Saturday  22 January 2018.

Development and Fitness Squad will train the following days and times:

  • 6.30 to 7.30am Tues, Thurs & Sat mornings
  • 3.30 to 4.30pm Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs & Friday afternoons 

Senior Squad will train the following days and times:

  • 5.30 to 7.30am Tues, Thurs & Saturday mornings
  • 3.30 to 5.30pm Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs & Friday afternoons

There will be NO training on the following public holidays:

  • Monday 25  December 2017 (Christmas)
  • Tuesday 26  December 2017 (Boxing Day)
  • Monday 1 January 2018 (New Year’s Day)
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Ham Drive

3 November 2017

Order your ham from the Glennie Sports Supporters today. The hams are all made from 100% Australian pork and are supplied by a local business, Ashton’s Butchery.

It is easy to order your ham online using trybooking.com/SBGL

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GSS

27 October 2017

The Glennie Sports Supporters are holding their November meeting and Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 1 November at 5:30pm in the Glennie Room. Please join them to discuss next year’s exciting ideas.

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Books for Parents

27 October 2017

These books and more are available for borrowing from our Parent Library selection in Junior Years Reception.

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Foot health session for parents

27 October 2017

Tuesday 7 November 2.30pm-3.30pm in the Junior Years Library

This session, delivered by podiatrist and Glennie parent Lisa Wilkes, is designed to give information and to answer questions about children's foot and leg health.

She is happy to discuss such things as the way your child walks or runs and what might be the causes of any problems.

All are welcome.

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CyberBytes

20 October 2017

The October issue of CyberBytes is available for you to read. This newsletter, produced by the Anglican Schools Commission has great ideas to keep your children safe online.

This newsletter and other useful information is available on the CyberEducation and Child Protection page of the portal.

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Get your Christmas Orders In!

20 October 2017

There are opportunities to buy plenty of Christmas goodies right here at Glennie. The Glennie Sports Supporters are holding their annual Ham Drive to raise funds to support sports at Glennie. The French Immersion Supporters Group is selling Plum Puddings and Glennie’s Pitstop is selling Mangoes. Please support these groups who do so much to help Glennie.

Orders for Mangos and the Christmas Puddings close on Wednesday 25 October. Don't miss your opportunity to support buy your Christmas goodies. We appreciate the support of the Glenne community.

Ham Drive

Christmas Puds

Mango Drive

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