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    • Written on Tuesday, 20 June 2017 04:40
      What a Night! Congratulations to all the bands who performed at our 2017 Battle of the Bands on Thursday 15 June 2017.  What an incredible showcase of talented young musicians! We are delighted to confirmed the winners: 1st Place               Sydney-Rae & The Maples (Helensvale State High School) 2nd Place              Rock Band One (John Paul College) 3rd Place               Jupiter Rising (Kingston State College) HC                         Rock Band Two (John Paul College) Best Original Performance        “Hold Me” – Rock Band Two (John Paul College)
    • Written on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 22:55
      The Secondary Winter APS Sport season concluded last Friday with all teams playing in the Final Round. The College would like to congratulate all the students who once again represented the College proudly demonstrating great sportsmanship both on and off the field.   In particular, we would like acknowledge the following teams who were fortunate in winning their respective finals:   Yr. 8 A Girls NetballYr. 8 B Girls NetballYr. 10 Boys FootballOpen B Girls NetballOpen C Girls NetballOpen D Girls NetballTier 2 Netball – CAC 1   Well done Teams!      
    • Written on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 03:22
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   It seems that a new trend is starting on the Gold Coast, with Term 1 and Term 2 ending in a wet way. Thankfully, the wind and rain we have experienced this week is nothing like the tail end of Cyclone Debbie that came at the end of March. Nonetheless, it has been annoying and inconvenient to have to postpone our Athletics carnivals until Term Two.   The enthusiasm of our students continues despite the heavy rain and the assessment load for secondary students in recent weeks. Staff have been keen to finalise…
    • Written on Monday, 12 June 2017 23:14
      2017 FAMILY BUSINESS DIRECTORY … Keeping It Local!Each week, we will feature a “Business of the Week” from our 2017 Family Business Directory, with details of special discounts or offers available for CAC Families.  This week our Business is Jolly Jumps   Details of all businesses in our Directory are available on the College App or website:http://www.cac.qld.edu.au/community/family-business-directory   If you would like to list your family-owned business, please contact Lynne on 5585 9976.
    • Written on Thursday, 08 June 2017 00:07
        Acceleration is running some Strength & Speed Camps for the June/July holidays at Coomera Anglican College.     Specific Details: Venue: Rod Lane Sports Centre Days:Tuesday Sessions - 27 June and 4 JulyThursday Sessions - 29 June and 6 July Times: 8am – 9am – Speed Camp9am – 10am – Strength camp Enrolment: To enrol in each programme, please follow the links below:   Speed Camp at 8am : http://www.accelerationesp.com/accelerationesp/speed_camps.cfm   Strength Camp at 9am: http://www.accelerationesp.com/accelerationesp/strength_camps.cfm   Coomera Anglican College students can save $10 by using this Voucher Code: Coomera17 Also save more money if two or more people…
    • Written on Monday, 05 June 2017 02:05
      2017 Secondary House Athletics Carnival - Programme of Events The Secondary Athletics Carnival for Year 7 to Year 12 students is being held next week:   Day 1 – Monday 12 June from 9am to 3.10pm Day 2 - Friday 16 June from 11am to 3.10pm   * Please note that attendance on these days is compulsory. Normal academic lessons will run prior to the commencement of Day 2.   Special Events   1500m Events – Boys and Girls – Wednesday 14 June from 3.30pm to 4.30pm   All students must wear their College Sports Uniform with their coloured House…
    • Written on Sunday, 04 June 2017 22:46
        Dear Parents, Staff and Students   This week the music tutor concerts have continued along with primary and senior secondary Drama performances. These events provide a great opportunity for students to perform in front of a live audience of their family and friends. Congratulations to all performers and thank you to your teachers and tutors for preparing you so well.   Last week I wrote again about cyber safety and this week I read an article written by Louise Durack in the Griffith News (30 May 2017), that was a little disturbing, but not really surprising. The article outlined…
    • Written on Monday, 05 June 2017 22:41
      2017 FAMILY BUSINESS DIRECTORY … Keeping It Local!Each week, we will feature a “Business of the Week” from our 2017 Family Business Directory, with details of special discounts or offers available for CAC Families.  This week our Business is Jean Brown Properties.   Details of all businesses in our Directory are available on the College App or website:http://www.cac.qld.edu.au/community/family-business-directory   If you would like to list your family-owned business, please contact Lynne on 5585 9976.
    • Written on Friday, 02 June 2017 00:58
      The countdown is now on for our annual Battle of the Bands event!  Mark your diary and don’t miss what is sure to be another sensational night of live music performances by some of the most talented young musicians across the Gold Coast.   When:   Thursday 15 June 2017 at 6pmWhere:  TAFE Qld Gold Coast, 198 Foxwell Road, Coomera   This year’s programme will see 12 bands from local secondary schools rocking the world class performance facilities at TAFE Queensland’s Coomera Creative Campus.  We are delighted to welcome to our judging panel:                     Multi-talented musician/vocalist/producer Mark Watson of Studio…
    • Written on Friday, 02 June 2017 00:31
      Thank you to parents Jean Brown, Jess Rennie and Paul Simpson from our CAC Connections group, who addressed a career information session for Year 10 students this afternoon.  Jean offered insights into a career in the real estate industry, Paul spoke about Accountancy, and Jess is a Hydrogeologist.  The students had requested information on the factors that led to their particular field of employment; qualifications required; job opportunities and what employers are looking for in applicants.   CAC Connections is a parent initiative formed earlier this year, comprising business owners within our College community who are seeking to support the…
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    • Written on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 22:46
      The Gold Coast North Chess Championship was held on Tuesday 13 June.  Merit ribbons were awarded to Robert Skurr in B division and Petra Dennett in C division.     Congratulations to all the entire Primary Chess team, who represented the College so proudly.  
    • Written on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 03:22
        Inspired to Flourish As the second term comes to an end, we take great pride in our students’ ability to create a resilience which enables them to confidently explore and create new and exciting futures. This term our students have all flourished as they have worked with one another…
    • Written on Sunday, 04 June 2017 22:46
        Instrumental Musical Concerts The Term 2 Instrumental Music Concerts have been a wonderful occasion from both performers and spectators.  Over the course of 2 weeks instrumental students have had an opportunity to perform in front of very appreciative audiences.  Our young musicians performed with an aboundance of confidence, and…
    • Written on Thursday, 01 June 2017 23:00
        Getting Your Techno Power Back Schools are often involved in resolving issues associated with communication through social media. Communication using modern technology is increasingly becoming a part of life.  On occasions however, the content of a message can inappropriate, rude or even slanderous, and this has an enormous effect…
    • Written on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 00:07
        Relationships - the Key to Transformational Learning As we move deeper into 2017 and consider the challenges that confront us all, it is important not to lose sight of what lies at the heart of a successful education.  Above all, it is supportive, constructive and professional relationships that allow…
    • Written on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 15:06
      APS Cross Country – 2nd Place! Congratulations to the Primary APS Cross Country team who competed at the 2017 APS Cross Country Carnival.  This year our College theme, 'Flourishing' inspired the team to train hard and prepare well for this  event and the results speak for themselves.  Coomera Anglican College…
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    • Written on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 07:06
        Mothers’ Day “It is never easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” Happy Mothers’ Day!!   Hairspray – A Musical for our Whole Community     Last weekend the students of our Secondary campus staged an energetic, colourful and entertaining production of Hairspray.  The…
    • Written on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 23:57
        Primary students will love Hairspray   Next week the 2017 College Musical ‘Hairspray’ takes to the stage in the Ivan Gibbs Centre. A few parents have spoken to me about the storyline and its suitability for Primary students.  The storyline itself takes place in 1962 Baltimore. A full-figured teenager,…
    • Written on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 19:31
      Enabling Young Minds to Flourish – Welcome Back! A key component of a Coomera Anglican College education is fundamentally to enable young minds to flourish in a nurturing environment with rigorous academic demands.  As a contemporary, twenty-first century College, we are required to be many different things to many different…
    • Written on Monday, 20 March 2017 23:32
        The 2017 Festival of Gifts – Flourishing!   On Monday 27 March, “Flourishing” will take centre stage in the Primary Campus.  When you arrive at College for our Festival of Gifts next week be ready to experience the celebration of what it means to flourish at Coomera Anglican College.…
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    • Written on Thursday, 08 June 2017 23:33
          WINTER SPORT Finals 2017 - Friday 9 June 2017   For this weeks FINALS day we have seventeen buses taking teams to many various grounds on the Gold Coast. If students are playing their FINALS match away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in…
    • Written on Sunday, 28 May 2017 23:00
      WINTER SPORT Rd Seven vs All Somerset College - Friday 2 June 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend on…
    • Written on Thursday, 25 May 2017 22:21
      WINTER SPORT Rd Six vs All Saints Anglican School - Friday 26 May 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend…
    • Written on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 23:07
      Weather update as of 11.30am Match fixture changes for WINTER SPORT Rd Five vs St Stephen's College - Friday 19 May 2017     WINTER SPORT Rd Five vs St Stephen's College - Friday 19 May 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they…
    • Written on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 23:28
      WINTER SPORT Rd Four vs. Kings Christian College - Friday 12 May 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend on…
    • Written on Tuesday, 09 May 2017 23:50
      Sensory Writing – Year 7 Extension EnglishThis week, in Year 7 Extension English, we have been focusing on descriptive writing. As part of this exploration, we discovered the magic of using senses to describe a setting, in this case, the College Oval and Junior Secondary Quadrangle. The students crafted a…
    • Written on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 22:54
      WINTER SPORT Rd Three vs. Emmanuel College - Friday 5 May 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend on collecting…
    • Written on Thursday, 27 April 2017 02:08
      Our Parents and Friends Association will be setting up a table in the undercover area next to the prayer garden at lunch on Tuesday 2 May to sell Mother's Day gifts.  These include items such as: photo frames, jewellery, coffee mugs, key rings, bath fizzers, candles, notebook & pen sets,…
    • Written on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 23:57
      WINTER SPORT Rd Two vs. A B Paterson College - Friday 28 April 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend…
    • Written on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 23:33
      WINTER SPORT Rd One vs. Trinity Lutheran College - Friday 21 April 2017 If students are playing their fixture away from Coomera Anglican College Campus they will not arrive back in time to catch public transport. We ask that on these occasions alternative arrangments are made. If you intend on…
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    • Written on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 02:28
      When we enrol a child in the Early Learning Centre we enrol a family that will become an integral part of our College community. At the end of 2015 we enrolled many new families into our Centre that have been introduced and welcomed over the last four weeks. During these…
    • Written on Friday, 23 October 2015 00:55
      Prep Orientation to the ‘Big School’ took place this week. What a fabulous day for all the children in Preprep at the Early Learning Centre. With great excitement the children walked up to the Prep classrooms, eager to get a taste of what they had worked towards all year. They…
    • Written on Thursday, 27 August 2015 01:14
      On a beautiful day nothing could stop the excitement and exuberance of all the children, families and staff as we welcomed all our very special visitors to Grandparents' Day and Book Week. The children could be heard throughout the Centre squealing with delight as they greeted one another guessing who…
    • Written on Friday, 17 July 2015 02:22
      As an Anglican Early Learning Centre our ethos and values culture is a vital aspect of our professional, personal and spiritual development. iLR provides a framework that connects us together and provides us all with a sense of belonging to a family and community.Last term the Preprep children ventured beyond…
    • Written on Friday, 17 July 2015 02:05
      Congratulations to the staff, children and families on a wonderful result with our Assessment and Rating Visit. Coomera Anglican College Early Learning Centre is rated overall at: EXCEEDING NATIONAL QUALITY STANDARDS. To achieve an overall rating of Exceeding National Quality Standard, a service needs to achieve Exceeding National Quality Standard…
    • Written on Sunday, 26 April 2015 23:31
      As I walked through the yards I am amazed and delighted with the ease at which the children wave goodbye to family members and confidently engage in one of the many activities offered. The last four months have been extremely busy setting up a newly renovated building, welcoming existing families…
    • Written on Wednesday, 07 January 2015 02:15
      Happy New Year! While all our families are enjoying a nice long break and Dare to Imagine what 2015 will bring, there has been a hive of activity around the College in preparation for the commencement of Term 1. The long break is a time when everything is thoroughly cleaned,…
    • Written on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 23:54
      2015. “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.”  Coomera Anglican College Early Learning Centre is an integral part of the whole College and provides a pathway for many parents with entry to Prep offered to children attending the Centre. In 2015 we will be offering…
    • Written on Monday, 20 October 2014 14:00
      Prep Orientation to the ‘Big School’ took place this week. What a fabulous day for all the children in Preprep at the Early Learning Centre. The children with great excitement confidently walked up to the Prep classrooms eager to get a taste of what they had worked towards all year.…
    • Written on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 23:50
      Yesterday the children from The Early Learning Centre presented their beautiful butterfly artworks and sang The Butterfly Song! The Prep and Year 1 students as well as the many visiting parents were delighted by their smiling faces and beautiful singing voices. Thank you Pre Prep students for sharing your morning…
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