GSS meeting

3 August 2018

The next meeting of the Glennie Sport Supporters will be held on

Wednesday 8 August

at 5:30pm

in the Glennie Room

Come along and talk about supporting and growing sport at Glennie.


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Junior Years Sports Training

3 August 2018

Andrews Cup Athletics
Andrews Cup Athletics Carnival will be held on Thursday 23 August in Brisbane.

Training for Andrews Cup will continue with the schedule which can be seen on the Junior Years Calendar, less than three weeks left before the big day.

Andrews Cup Gymnastics
Training has started for Andrews Cup Gymnastics. Students selected in the team should read their letter thoroughly to make sure they don’t miss any of the compulsory training sessions. All training sessions are held on Wednesday and Friday in the gym from 6:45 am to 8:00 am.

The Andrews Cup Competition will be held in Brisbane on Thursday 1 November.

Under 12 Years Rugby 7s
The Rugby 7s Competition will be held on Friday 17 August in Brisbane. Training for the Rugby 7s will be held each Thursday morning from 6:45 to 8:15 am up until the competition.

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Auskick Prep to Year 6

3 August 2018

Girls in Prep to Year 6 interested in registering for the six week Auskick program, are welcome to come along for the first session on Friday 3 August on the Glennie oval from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.

The students will be collected from the Junior Years Courtyard and taken across to the oval. The first session will be free for all students that are curious and wanting to find out if they are keen to participate.

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Term 4 Sports Registration

3 August 2018

Parents are reminded that the registration forms for Term 4 Sports (Touch Football, Rugby League, Futsal and Waterpolo) close on Monday the 6 August. If your daughter wishes to play in any of these sports, please ensure you have registered them through these forms.

Please follow these links to complete the registration forms:

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Sports Tour Payment

3 August 2018

A reminder that the next payment of $450 for Sports Tour is due on 4 September.

Please follow the link to make your payment

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Have you got some sporting news?

3 August 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

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Pierre de Coubertin Award

27 July 2018

Pierre de Coubertin is considered as the founder of the Modern Olympics, which began in Athens in 1896. Since then, there have been 28 Olympiads. An award for individuals involved with sport has been created in his honour with hundreds of students around the world receiving the award each year.

Each year, a senior student from Glennie is nominated for the Pierre de Coubertin award. The nominated student must demonstrate sportsmanship, commitment and integrity across three school representative sports. This year’s nominee was Zoe McLoughlin, who has represented the school in Touch Football, Athletics, AFL and Rugby 7s. Zoe shows leadership and commitment to every team she plays in as well as supporting Intehouse sporting events.

Zoe was awarded the Pierre de Coubertin award on the last weekend of the holidays. At the ceremony, Zoe had the opportunity to meet with two Olympians, Matt Denny (Athletics, Rio 2016) and Katrin Garfoot (Cycling, Rio 2016), and to be photographed with them.

Congratulations, Zoe! We look forward to following your future involvement in sport.

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Queensland Representatives

27 July 2018

Glennie swimmer Abigail Schoorl is in Hobart at the moment with the Queensland School Sports Swimming Team. In addition to the excitement of representing Queensland, Abigail was offered Captaincy of the Queensland team. This is a huge honour for Abigail, an incredibly humble and grateful sportswoman. Congratulations Abigail and all the best for your events.  

Ava Black is also away representing Queensland at the Australian School Netball Championships. Good luck to Ava!

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Toowoomba on Touch

27 July 2018

During last weekend of the holidays, several Glennie students travelled to Hervey Bay to represent Toowoomba in various age groups at the State Cup.

Ella Hedge (Year 5) and Ali Oats (Year 4)  played in the Toowoomba Under 10 A Grade team. They were undefeated in the pool round games and lost 1-0 in the quarter finals.

In the 12 years team, Abbey Wardle (Year 7), Harriet Naumann (Year 5) and Ruby Leicht (Year 6) finished on top of their pool after their round games. They won the quarter final and went on to play Brisbane in the Semi Final. Brisbane won and went on to win the Grand Final.

The 14 years team featured Zoe Waters (Year 7) and Holly Wilmington (Year 9), whose team finished second in their pool, but were defeated in the quarter final.

In the 16 years team, Matilda Leicht (Year 10), Alex McDonald (Year 10), Bailey Kowitz (Year 8), Ella Kowitz (Year 10), Jessica Barnes (Year 8) and Jordyn Schriek (Year 10)  finished their rounds competition with six wins, two draws and a loss.

Congratulations to all students who attended the state cup and for the fantastic results!

Pictured are our youngest players, Ella and Ali

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Glennie Swimming Club Making a Splash

27 July 2018

On Sunday, the Glennie Swimming Club competed in their first meet for the 2018/19 season at Toowoomba Grammar. This meet was preparation for the upcoming State Short Course Championships, to be held in Brisbane in August.

The team consisted of 27 swimmers, with coaches Garry Shorter and Jeff Davidson with  Swim Team Leader Kasey Koina (Year 10) keeping a close eye on proceedings. Of these swimmers, seven were current Glennie students. Mya Gilbert, Shari Gilbert, Mila Cronje, Cara Cronje, Ryanda Craige, Madi Peck and Holly Campbell all swam personal best times at the meet and are extremely excited about the upcoming season.

Girls and boys from other schools are welcome to join the Glennie Swimming Club. Club nights begin on Thursday 6 September at 5:30pm at the Glennie Pool. Potential members can come and try for the first two Club nights for free. The only limitation is that they can swim 25 metres unaided.

The Club has members as young as five years old right through to 18 years. Swimmers don't need to be attending Glennie to join the Glennie Swimming club.

More information can be found on the Glennie Swimming Club website, including contact details.

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Glennie Rugby victory

27 July 2018

Glennie defeated Downlands 26-12 last weekend for the curtain raiser match held in conjunction with the O’Callaghan Cup. Glennie scored the first three tries of the game before Downlands scored the next two. Paige Edwards scored the final try of the game securing victory for Glennie. Congratulations, girls!

Click here to view the photo gallery.  Photo credit: Paige Corke

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27 July 2018

On Tuesday, two teams of keen hockey players took part in the Darling Downs All Schools Hockey Tournament at the Toowoomba hockey fields.

Glennie started the day with our two teams playing against each other, where Glennie 1 proved to be a force to be reckoned with. Glennie 1 continued their dominance through their round robin games, as well as in their crossover games drawing with Fairholme, while having significant wins against Harristown and Centenary Heights to place them first on the table going into finals.

The final was played against Fairholme, and unfortunately our run of success ended there, losing to Fairholme in a tight game 3-0. The girls in Glennie 1 should be extremely proud of their achievement, as Glennie has not progressed to the Grand Final in years gone by.

Glennie 2 also had an enjoyable day, playing well and scoring goals. Unfortunately, the team did not qualify for the crossover games, but remained at the fields to cheer Glennie 1 on.

Thank you to Mrs Markham, Mr Griffiths, and parents Mrs White and Mrs Carter for their support and advice on the day.

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Netball Clinic

27 July 2018

Netballers, here is an opportunity to attend an All Stars Netball Clinic with Laura Geitz and a number of other elite netballers.

This is a high-performance specialist netball clinic for players 12 to 17 years. It will be held at the Lockyer District High School on Tuesday 21 August from 4:00 to 6:00pm.

For more information and to register, please click here

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Coach Snapshot

27 July 2018

Here is a glimpse into the life of Glennie Touch coach Abbie Prendergast who is the Under 13s coach for the 2018 Representative Touch Program.

Abbie has been selected into the following teams:

  • Toowoomba: U12-U18 (2010-2016)
  • SWQ: U12-U18 (2010-2017)
  • DD School Girls: Yr 6 – Yr 12 (2010-2016)
  • QLD School Girls: U12 (2011), U15 (2014), U18 (2015 & 2016)
  • QLD Club: U12-U16 (2011-2015)
  • SWQ Women’s T-League (NTL): 2014-2016
  • SWQ Mixed Open: 2017
  • SWQ Open Women (Senior State Champs): 2015

She was Captain of the following teams:

  • Toowoomba from 2010 to 2016
  • Darling Downs in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. 
  • SWQ from 2011-2017
  • Queensland in 2011

Championships won:

  • U15 School State Championship (2014)
  • U15 National Championship (2014)
  • U18 National Championship (2015-2016)
  • National Touch League – T League Women Championship (2014)

General Information:

  • Started playing when I was 7 (this year marks 11 years playing touch)
  • Started coaching rep teams in 2016
  • Started playing in representative teams at the age of 11
  • Position: middle

What I love about touch:

  • It is a sport that is played all year around
  • It offers equal opportunity for both men and women
  • I love being apart of a team (team environment)
  • I love how the game is constantly developing  
  • It motivates me to keep fit and work hard
  • It creates a social environment
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Glennie Gymnastics Team at Garden City Invitational

27 July 2018

Over the weekend Glennie gymnasts in levels 3, 4, & 5 competed at the Garden City Invitational in Toowoomba. Overall, the girls showed great improvement across all levels and against stiff competition did very well.  

This weekend girls in Level 5, 7 & 9 will compete at the Coomera Invitational and we wish the girls and their coaches all the best for a great weekend.

Results include:

Level 3 Competitive Under 8 Division

  • Samantha Nobbs: 6th Floor,  equal 5th Overall
  • Shari Gilbert: 5th Beam, equal 5th Overall

Level 3 Competitive Under 9 Division

  • Charlotte Tranter: 14th Overall

Level 4 Overs Division

  • Charlotte Collie: 5th Beam, 11th Overall

Level 4 Under 10 Division

  • Ella Donovan: 1st Beam, 6th Overall
  • Emily Miller: 14th Overall

Level 5 Competitive Division

  • Kelsey-Rae Terry: 9th Overall
  • Gemma Osmond: 18th Overall
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Glennie Girls Playing at State Age

27 July 2018

Over the holidays, a number of Glennie Middle and Senior Years students represented either Toowoomba or Highfields at the State Age Netball Championships.

Congratulations girls on your achievements in netball!

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Fitness Sessions

27 July 2018

Photos: Fitness1, Fitness2

Fitness sessions are available to all girls in Years 7 to 12. Coach Miss Watson tailors sessions to meet the needs of the individual, but the main focus is fun and fitness in a group environment.

Sessions start at 6:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. The weather is perfect for a morning workout at this time of year, so why not get involved?


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Have you got some sporting news?

27 July 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

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Athletics Carnival

20 July 2018

At the end of last term, the annual Interhouse Athletics Carnival opened to a beautiful sunny day, with perfect conditions for running, jumping and throwing. In a tight competition that saw the overall house winner change multiple times, Hale House proved to be the force to be reckoned with, while Webber House marched their way to success.

All students had a great day participating in competitive and standard events, while also enjoying the delicious bacon and egg rolls, kebabs and sno cones prepared by the Sports Supporters, and the Two Moos coffee van. A massive thank you to both the Sports Supporters and Two Moos for providing staff and students with food and drink on the day.

Overall House Positions:

  • Fourth: Tufnell
  • Third: Webber
  • Second: Donaldson
  • First: Hale

A number of awards were presented at the Athletics Carnival to successful athletes.

Age Champions and Runners Up:

12 Years:

  • Runner-Up: Georgette Emmerton (Donaldson)
  • Age Champion: Abbey Wardle (Hale)

13 Years:

  • Runner-Up: Jessica Fitzgibbons (Hale)
  • Age Champion: Zoe Waters (Donaldson)

14 Years:

  • Runner-Up: Tahlia Dwan (Tufnell)
  • Age Champion: Anna Dingley (Hale)

15 Years:

  • Runner-Up: Alyssa Baker (Hale)
  • Age Champion: Ava Black (Webber)

16 Years:

  • Age Champions (Tie): Alim Deng (Donaldson) & Molly Martin (Hale)


  • Runner-Up: Emily Baartz (Webber)
  • Age Champion: Charlotte Lindemann (Webber)

Individual Award Winners:

  • The Pollard Cup (Best Junior Long Jump): Zoe Waters (Donaldson)
  • Dianne Perrott Cup (Best Senior Long Jump): Emily Baartz (Webber)
  • The Glennie Sports Supporters Trophy (Best Triple Jump): Emily Baartz (Webber)
  • The Atlanta Cup (Best High Jump): Emily Baartz (Webber)
  • The Sim Family Trophy (Best Discus Throw): Jessica Rowe (Donaldson)
  • The Berthelsen Trophy (Best Shot Put): Michaela Horn (Donaldson)
  • The Megan White Cup (Best Javelin Throw): Jessica Rowe (Donaldson)
  • The Elizabeth Madelin Ted Cup (Fastest 100m): Charlotte Lindemann (Webber)
  • The  Galagher Cup (Fastest 200m): Charlotte Lindemann (Webber)
  • The Stirling Trophy (Best Combined Performance- 1500m & 800m): Charlotte Lindemann (Webber)
  • The Cheshire Family Trophy (Fastest 400m): Charlotte Lindemann
  • Margaret Brown Cup (Overall Athletics Champion): Charlotte Lindemann (Webber)
  • The Interform Relay Cup: Year 12

There were also several records set on the day:

  • 13 Years Discus with a record of 31.83m: Jessica Rowe (Donaldson)
  • 13 Years Javelin with a record of 32.83m: Jessica Rowe (Donaldson)
  • 15 Years Shot Put with a record of 12.56m: Michaela Horn (Donaldson)
  • Open Years 400m with a record of 59.13s: Charlotte Lindemann (Webber)
  • Open Years 800m with a record of 2:21.57: Charlotte Lindemann (Webber)

Click here to view the photo gallery.

Click here to view the Staff/Parent, student and old girls relay.

Click here to view the marching highlights.

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Shelby Tackling New Heights

20 July 2018

Shelby Dann (Year 11) was recently selected in the Darling Downs Demons Under 17s Representative Team for AFL.

Shelby will now train each Sunday with other members of the team to enhance her skills, before playing a series of games with the aim to be selected in a Queensland Squad.

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State Equestrian Champions

20 July 2018

At the Pryde’s Easifeed State Interschool Equestrian Championships, Glennie won The Lorette Wigan Cup for Champion Equestrian Secondary School for 2018.

Glennie last won this award in 2015. Held at both the Queensland State Equestrian Centre at Caboolture and Morgan Park at Warwick, the championships were run over six days. Riders competed in Dressage, Show Jumping, Show Horse and Showman from 30 June 30 to 3  July and Combined Training and Eventing, from 14 to 15 July. 110 schools from around the state competed.

Not only were the girls competing for the School but they were also competing for selection in the Queensland team to ride at the National Interschool Championships being held at Werribee, Victoria, in October. Despite having a depleted team, due to injuries and other commitments, the remaining Glennie riders persevered and showed great courage to produce some excellent individual and team results against very strong competition.

Major Team Results

  • Secondary Showman - Champion - Sarah Coggan, Emma Massey, Holly Hurst, Shelby Emmerton
  • Secondary Show Horse - Champion - Shelby Emmerton, Keeleigh Wise, Emma Massey
  • Secondary Eventing - Reserve Champion - Ellie Reedy, Keeleigh Wise, Kate Johnstone, Sarah Coggan
  • Secondary Eventing - 4th - Louise Wheatley, Emily Wheatley, Georgia Wheatley
  • Secondary Combined Training - Reserve Champion - Becci Roellgen, Holly Hurst, Keeleigh Wise, Sarah Coggan
  • Secondary Showjumping - 5th  - Grace Muirhead, Kate Bellars, Bridie Emmerton, Georgette Emmerton 

Major Individual Results

Combined Training

  • Secondary (60cm) - 3rd  - Becci Roellgen, 4th - Holly Hurst
  • Secondary (80cm) - 6th - Becci Roellgen  


  • Secondary (80cm) - Champion - Ellie Reedy
  • Reserve Champion - Keeleigh Wise


  • Secondary 3 Phase - 5th - Shelby Emmerton
  • Secondary 4 Phase (45cm) - Reserve Champion - Sarah Coggan
  • Secondary 4 Phase (60cm) - 3rd - Emma Massey,   4th - Holly Hurst

Show Horse

  • Secondary Hunter - Champion - Shelby Emmerton
  • Secondary Working Hunter - 5th - Keeleigh Wise

The Coggan Family Sailor Trophy
(Awarded to the rider who rides the closest to ideal time in Cross Country)

  • Sarah Coggan

Although Glennie secondary students won this award, Ellie Stenzel (Year 4) needs to be acknowledged as our lone Primary School rider who competed in Show Horse, Showman and Dressage and achieved excellent results. Well done Ellie!

Congratulations to Ellie Reedy (Eventing), Shelby Emmerton (Show Horse), Keeleigh Wise (Eventing), Holly Hurst (Combined Training), Becci Roellgen (Combined Training) who have been selected in the Queensland team.

As this is the last major Interschool event for the year, I would like to thank all girls who contributed to some great results this year, along with those students who, due to personal injury or injury to their horse, assisted other students, parents, instructors and other supporters to achieve their goals.

Click here for a photo gallery

Miss Jacky Redman
Equestrian Co-ordinator

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Tori Weightlifting in New Caledonia

20 July 2018

Over the holidays, Tori Gallegos (Year 10) travelled to New Caledonia with the Australian Youth Weightlifting Team to compete in the Oceania Games. Tori competed in the 63kg weight class, lifting 67kg in the Snatch and 87kg in the Clean and Jerk, bringing her total to 154kg and placing her third in her division. This is a 9kg personal best lift for Tori, who now waits to find out if she has been selected in the Australian Youth Olympic Games Weightlifting Team which will be competing in Buenos Aires in October.

At the moment, Tori is travelling to America to compete in The CrossFit Games, where she will compete in an unknown number of events over a single weekend.

Good luck Tori, and we look forward to seeing how you progress.


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Fillies Back in Action

20 July 2018

The Glennie Fillies team played their first game of the term on Monday while still technically on holidays. Despite not having played football for three weeks, and perhaps even not having participated in physical activity, the girls rose to the challenge of playing an extremely skilled and strong Highfields Team.

There were moments of pure class from both sides of the sporting field, with perfect plays made to give Glennie an advantage. Despite this, the Fillies team lost 3-1, which is a very respectable score against a team who is used to dominating their opponents. Congratulations girls, on a fantastic first game back!


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Pony Club State Championships

20 July 2018

As well as riding in the recent State Interschool Equestrian Championships, Glennie girls Louise Wheatley, Emily Wheatley, Georgia Wheatley and Keeleigh Wise represented Zone 4 in the Pony Club State Dressage, Combined Training and Horse Trials held at Maryborough.

These girls were awarded Reserve Champions in the Horse Trials Teams Event. Individually, Keeleigh won three other silver medals in Dressage, Combined Training and Horse trials. Georgia Wheatley won a bronze in Horse Trials while Emily Wheatley was placed 5th and Louise Wheatley was 11th.

As a zone we had five dressage riders, three CT riders and four Horse Trial riders. Our numbers weren’t large but I was really proud of all our riders, their results and how we presented as a team.

Dressage 11 & Under 13

  • Keeleigh Wise, 2nd

Combined  Training 12yrs & Under

  • Keeleigh Wise, 2nd

Horse Trials 12 & Under Introductory (80cm)

  • Keeleigh Wise, 2nd
  • Georgia Wheatley, 3rd

Introductory (80cm)

  • Emily Wheatley, 5th, 
  • Louise Wheatley, 11th

Horse Trials Teams

  • Team,  2nd

All riders should be proud of their efforts; I was really proud of all of them. Hopefully, next year the Pony Club and Interschool calendars won’t cross over and we will possibly have more riders.

Kirstie Ferguson
Team Manager

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Georgia and Ella Play for Queensland

20 July 2018

During the holidays, Georgia Bielby (Year 9) and Ella Harvey (Year 9) represented Queensland in the Under 14 National Indoor Cricket Championships, held in Toowoomba. After being selected in the Queensland side earlier this year, both students trained with the team, entering into camp and competition with high hopes.

The Queensland side was eliminated early in the competition, however, it was a wonderful experience, with the girls hopeful of being selected again in the future.


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