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Reducing student exam stress
Our Head of Mathematics, Nick Brooking, has been investigating coping strategies to reduce exam anxiety in his students, who will be the first to experience the new external examinations. Nick was asked by Teacher Magazine to write about his strategies and the positive impact they have had on his students. One of those strategies included putting a Post-It note with a message of encouragement on each students' exam paper.
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Peace Students Take To The CIAF Runway
Peace students Kyle and Kenny represent their Pormpuraaw community on the fashion runaway at this year's CIAF fashion show.
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Alumni Abbey Gavin Commits To Her Dream
After graduating from Peace Lutheran College in 2019, Abbey is now well on her way, studying a Bachelor of Nursing. Thanks to the CQUniversity SUN Program, Abbey was able to study units from the degree course whilst still at school. The moment that changed her life has brought struggles as well as triumphs and has set her on a strong and committed path to fulfilling her dream.
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PLC News - Edition #1
Peace students update us on the goings-on from around the College.
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A Friendship That Knows No Bounds
The Peace Lutheran College and Caravonica Waters' 'buddy program' has been responsible for establishing some very firm friendships between the members of our Concert Band and the residents of the aged care home.
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Alumni News - Melanie Kawa
2003 College Captain and Peace Lutheran College graduate, Melanie Kawa followed her dream and now plays rugby union for two of the biggest sporting nations.
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Ready to Act on Supported Online Learning
Peace Lutheran College's preparations are in place with a solid contingency plan to support online learning for students in the event of a school closure.
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The Four C's for Prep Success
Were they happy? Did they make friends? did they understand what they were learning? Sound familiar? No matter their age as parents we are quietly anxious for our children when they start of return to school. A school that embraces these moments to ensure your child will not only survive but thrive through challenges, will be the driving force that develops a strong connection between the student, your family and their school and teachers.
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Peace Students Accepted into STEM Academy
Four Peace Lutheran College students have been accepted into the CSIRO's Young Indigenous Women's STEM Academy.
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Educating Boys
Are boys falling behind academically? There is suggestion in education circles this could be the case. It seems pushing young boys to learn may result in decreased performance and increased behavioural issues.
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The Must-Have Life Skill For Your Child
"Emotional Intelligence"... is it a quirky catchphrase or vital life skill? It is the latter and is a vital skill every child should be learning at school in order to enjoy success in all areas of their life.
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Ethan's Gifts Recognised
Year 5, Peace Lutheran College student, Ethan Lee has been accepted into the University of New South Wales National Gifted Education Program.
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Students Thrive Through Their Love of Learning
Sit, listen, learn, repeat? Not at Peace Lutheran College! Students at Peace actively engage in Project-Based Learning, collaborating and problem solving to harvest real-world knowledge and skills.
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ALUMNI NEWS
2017 Peace Lutheran College graduate, Marshall Ahmat, has graduated from Aviation Australia, receiving a Certificate IV in Aircraft Mechanical and is now moving onto an apprenticeship with Qantas Brisbane. Marshall's interest in aviation started as a young boy and he has kept his sights firmly set on a career in the aviation industry.
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2018 College DUX
Peace Lutheran College's longest serving Boarding student was last night awarded the honour of DUX 2018 at the Middle & Senior School Presentation evening.
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On his way to his dream job
Year 12 student, Declan Bell has successfully achieved a CQUniversity Certificate II in Sport & Recreation whilst completing his high school studies. This qualification now enables Declan to immediately enter the sport and fitness industry.
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Victory for our Legal Students
A magistrate has compared the skill of Peace Lutheran College Legal Studies students to that of university students from a recent moot competition.
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Peace Boarding Dominate on the Field
Well done to our Peace Lutheran College Boarders who were awarded for their recent victories in AFL with their team Cairns City Lions AFL Youth Girls team for 2018 - Caitlin Stephen (awarded Most Determined), Jen Wosomo (awarded Best & Fairest), Nardia Amini (awarded Best & Fairest and Runner-Up), and Julie Wereh (awarded Most Consistent), along with Alexia Ware and Keyonia Sinnamon. Great job girls!
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State Finals for Shakespeare Enthusiasts
Peace students win regionals at the 2018 QLD Youth Shakespeare Festival and are off to Brisbane to compete at the State Finals.
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Peace Performing Arts Centre Opens to Applause
Peace Lutheran College's Peace Performing Arts Centre has showcased its very first recording artists with Year 8 student, Dean Brady singing "Hallelujah" and Year 9 student, Holly Cummings performing her original composition, "Jealousy". This state-of-the-art building boasts boutique performance space with the latest AV and lighting, recording studio, seven practice rooms and two customised music-teaching spaces. The performing arts centre is a wonderful addition to our College facilities and will be well utilised by our Arts students and their teachers.
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Playground Pursuits Good for the Brain
A self-pumping river stream; climbing wall; suspension bridge; playground climbers; slides and platforms are the latest in exciting and challenging components of Peace Lutheran College's Prep playground, specifically designed for engaging and enhancing gross motor skills and physical activity.
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Classrooms of the future, here today.
Staying true to its progressive approach to its teaching practices, Peace Lutheran College’s ingenuity has seen the College redesign several classrooms, outside the typical learning environment, to enhance student learning through better engagement, and align with their ‘innovative education’ position.
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Peace Excellence Scholarship for Indigenous Boarders
Peace Lutheran College has a reputation of success for graduating ATSI students. This is achieved through the College's superior pastoral care program; smaller class sizes; and Aboriginal and Islander Education Workers (AIEW) on staff to provide support and tutoring. Adding to the academic offering, students also have the opportunity complete Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses.
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