The campaign to ban conversion therapy across Australia has welcomed a decision by the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane to speak out against conversion therapy practices. The statement adopted by the Synod says they acknowledge that they believe that every person is made in the image of God and conversion therapy and sexual and gender orientation change efforts have […]
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Yuggera Djarra-na – original song in lan
Hello everyone Here is a wonderful song and associated notes and music – kindly passed on by Megan Laurie-Thomson. Last night we had a wonderful lecture here at the Cathedral for National Reconciliation Week and Megan’s delightful Choir performed. I know that many of you are also music teachers and that you often use music […]
The Sustainability Garden
As a keen gardener I know the great feelings I have after spending time connecting to the earth. I often feel better emotionally after spending time outdoors. There’s so much research to prove that gardening improves our well-being. Many of us at some time in our lives have feelings of low energy, feeling down, melancholy […]
ANZAC Day has always been a special day in the hearts and minds of the College community at Coomera Anglican College. To further commemorate this significant day in Australian history, students in the Primary Campus created ceramic poppies to feature in a garden for remembrance and reflection. The Flanders Poppy has long been a […]
Easter at TSS
In the Senior School chapels we have reviewed the history behind the execution of Jesus. There is no doubt that the Romans had occupied Judea and maintained the Pax Romana by considerable military force. They had taken a policy to deal with the Jews differently to all other peoples as they where aggressively monotheistic. So certain concessions […]
The story of the little yellow truck and...
You may wonder what a little yellow truck has to do with fast eggs? Here is a random collection of facts that will soon come together in wonderful serendipity! – The Year 9 produce stall had lots of leftover goodies from the Fair, which some strong men delivered to the Home Ec Room. – Mrs […]
Message from the Glennie Chaplain
Over the last two weeks, we have been talking about the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence. The younger girls and boarders reflected on some scenes from the movie The Ant Bully. In this movie, a young boy who has been tormenting the ants is shrunk to ant size and learns what it […]
Strong women, strong voices
Friday 8 March is International Women’s Day: diverse women from across our Diocese, including our Executive Director Sherril Molloy, tell us about their experiences of womanhood and their many achievements, and share their thoughts on gender equality Strong women, strong voices
Raising readers in the age of digital di...
Congratulations to St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School’s teacher librarian Megan Daley who is publishing her first book, ‘Raising Readers: How to Nurture a Child’s Love of Books’. The official launch is on 4 April at St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School. Full story published here: https://www.parentsnetwork.qld.edu.au/2019/02/26/raising-readers-in-the-age-of-digital-distraction/
Alder Constructions Wins Award for The P...
Coomera Anglican College’s future-focused centre, The Pod, has not only been popular within the College community but has been recognised amongst the best in the industry at the 2018 Master Builders Queensland Housing and Construction Awards – awarding those at the forefront of building innovation and quality craftsmanship. Alder Constructions took home the top title for […]