Term 1 | Week 9

Little SCOTS

Little SCOTS commenced last week in the WALEC with an enthusiastic group of children and mums. Last week we went on a bear hunt with the help of some binoculars that we made. We also investigated the letter b and joined in the reading of ‘No Bears’. This week we …

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Ag Inspirations Tour 2018

In Week 3 of this term, six of our Year 10 students had the opportunity to be part of a three day Ag Inspirations tour.  The tour, arranged by Ag Force, the Department of Education and Training and Growcom, provided high school students with the opportunity to experience first-hand a variety …

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Careers – Year 10 SET Plan

Year 10 students have been working in class every fortnight this year with their teachers, Mr Keevers, Mr Sullivan and Mrs Bellingham, in readiness for their decision regarding their future Year 11 pathway. The College offers an academic or a vocational pathway through the senior years. This term, the students, …

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Book Week

This coming week 20th – 24th of August is Book Week . The theme this year is “Find Your Treasure,” and we have been busy in the libraries with activities to celebrate. The WALEC reading pit has been transformed into a tropical island and pirate ship, while in the LRC …

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JAM Notices

Friendly Reminder Junior School Pick Up Procedure Junior school students are to be collected from the classroom at 3.10 pm. If they are not collected from the classroom, the Junior school teachers will take them to the Prep playground area where they will sit on the benches waiting to be …

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Rural Minds Lunch – Wednesday 29th August

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Kung-fu fighters expose hidden sugar to Australian students

A Singaporean TV advertisement depicting Kung-fu fighters uncovering the not-so-sweet side of sugary drinks has been voted the most effective anti-sugary drink campaign in this year’s Rethink Sugary Drink Critics’ Choice programme. Almost 600 primary and secondary school students took part in this year’s Critics’ Choice initiative, in which they …

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Message from our Chaplain

Hindsight is a brilliant teacher (although, sometimes a bit late). From infancy to adolescence, parenting is intense and consuming. Whether coping with teenage drama or sleepless nights or driving our kids all around town, we are often exhausted by the time our heads hit the pillow. Guess what? The next …

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Warwick Cowboys Rugby League Bull Ride

 

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How Good is Food?

Dinner with the Principal: Ronan Hullock (Year 12), Toby Perrin (Year 9), Mark Fearby (Year 9) and Harry Whibley (Year 12) enjoyed making One Pot Chicken with Mr Thompson on Wednesday night. That seems like rather a silly question because food is an essential part of our being. However, the …

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Glennie Interschool EQ State Qualifier

On the weekend of the 17th & 18th of March, 17 riders and 23 horses travelled to Toowoomba Showgrounds for the Glennie School Interschool State Qualifier.  The SCOTS PGC Equestrian Team was very well represented.  The conditions were favourable to welcome three new team members, Astrid Harrison, Lillian Sharpe and …

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Careers Testing Now Complete

Last week the entire Year 10 cohort, and 1 Year 11 student, completed a series of career profiling tests with Dr Marian Kratzing from Career Avenues. Whilst it was exhausting for the students, the outcome of the tests will provide each individual with a fairly accurate picture of who they …

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Co-curricular

T1W10 Sport Fixtures T1W10 Co-curricular Programme

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Uniform Shop Closure Dates

A reminder to parents that the Uniform Shop will be closed from 12 noon on Friday 6th April and for the second week of the school holidays from Monday 9th April to Friday 13 April 2018. All students are to return in full winter uniform for Term 2. NOTE: It …

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Grandparents Day

The Junior and Middle School SCOTS PGC College Grandparents Day will be held 7th September 2018. Please help us send out invitations to the Grandparents of our students by completing this survey. This is not an RSVP. It is simply to help us collect the mailing addresses of the Grandparents …

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From the Chaplain

This is the last one in our series with Beau Hague. When it comes to using a twitch on a horse, folks who don’t understand it would probably think that it is a cruel tool that hurts the animal. They would be mistaken. When a twitch is used properly, it …

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St Mary’s Catholic Debutante Ball

Making your debut is the formal introduction and entrance into society and is a tradition that is highly respected. The ball is open to all young ladies, 16 years and over. This year the St Mary’s Catholic Parish Debutante Ball will be held at St Mary’s Hall on Friday 1st …

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Are you App aware?

As teachers, parents and carers, it is important to be aware of what is out there to protect children from bullying, unwanted sexual messaging, location identification and so much more. Please see below some information on the ‘Most Dangerous Apps of 2017‘ as compiled by the Educate and Empower Kids …

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