Hi Andy and everyone at GV Caloundra, Happy New Year to everyone. We hope your year will be healthy, happy and successful. We had a great Christmas in Europe….even though it is very cold! The snow is now about 2 feet deep outside our front door. We hear it is quite hot in … Continued
Lesley, who graduated a few weeks ago, is off to live in Biloela in Central Queensland. While she was at GV Caloundra she was in homestay. Now her homestay parents are moving 700 kilometres north to this little country town and they have asked Lesley to Join them. What a great opportunity. We will all … Continued
Alex, Luis, Jose and I want to share with you our great experience in Sydney! We were in Sydney for New Years Eve and the fireworks were amazing! According to the news the goverment spent about 5 millions dollars on these. We think that in CBD were 2 million of people. Of course we enjoyed all our time there and we want … Continued
Prior to the Christmas Eve Concert Bhawana our Intermediate student from Nepal came to see to ask if she could read a poem that she had written out to her friends as part of the concert. I was very touched by her efforts to write such a beautiful poem and also by her courage in front of her schoolmates. Here … Continued
We now have a Suggestion Box in the Common Room. This is your chance to make suggestions about how we can make GV Caloundra even better. Simply write your suggestion on a piece of paper and pop it in the box. Also please feel free to discuss any problems you have or any ideas that … Continued
Pedro from the Upper Intermediate class is organiszing a Ping Pong (Table Tennis) Competition for all students next week. The competition will culminate on Friday, 2 January and generous prizes are offered for the winners.
Everyone had a great time buying presents for other students and teachers and then giving them annonymously to the lucky recipents. Popular giftsincluded wine, chocolates and Australiana.
On Christmas Eve, 24 December, GV Caloundra students will put down their pens after morning classes to participate in our annual Christmas party. We will have food, drink, performances by some of the students and will welcome some past students to enjoy the festivities. There will also be a SECRET SANTA. Each student and teacher … Continued
Last Friday, 12 December, two of our most popular students, Pedro and Leila were married on the beach at Caloundra. Many students and some teachers were on hand to see the beautiful bride and the handsome groom say their wedding vows in a beautiful morning ceremony. Thousands of photos were taken, theses are just … Continued
Watch all the action from the epic day of football! [youtube=http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=VE4Bgeh51iM&feature=channel_page]
Want to play soccer for Caloundra city in 2009? Come along to meet the new coach and the local players, talk about pre-season training, have a drink and enjoy an Ausssie barbecue. MEETING – 4 pm, Sunday, 14 December 2008 at the Clubhouse, off Arthur Street (behind the college) Chris McCormack President Caloundra Soccer Club
It was nearly a year ago when Joel came to Caloundra with his best friend Max. At about the same time Lucy came to study here. Joel and Lucy got to know each other in class and ended up travelling to Ayr, in Northern Queensland, to pick vegetables for 3 months. They went to Sydney … Continued
WINNERS OF THE CALOUNDRA PHOTO COMPETITION WERE ANNOUNCED LAST FRIDAY DURING THE INTER-SCHOOL SOCCER MATCH. Thanks to all the people who submitted photos and congratualions to those who won the competition. Winner My Australia – Charlene Winner My Caloundra – Fernanda Winner My Global Village – Julio
The big news is that Pedro Giesel’s photo has been chosen by the judges as the overall winner in the GV Photo Competition. The prize is a 3-day holiday that includes diving on the Great Barrier Reef. CONGRATULATION PEDRO! Here is the story that goes with the photo: “Well, talking about my picture.. This photo is … Continued
Despite the bravest and toughest performance by the Caloundra Crocs, the Noosa Knights got up to win the Global Village Tri-School Shield last Friday. The atmosphere was fantastic. Everyone was in high spirits, most of the students turned out to play, cheer or volunteer. The students from Noosa and Brisbane were welcomed with open arms, … Continued
Andy will post some photos here on the blog next week, but in the meantime you can see shots from the game today at http://flickr.com/photos/gvqueensland/sets/72157610686460711/ . Thanks for hosting the teams from Noosa and Brisbane, and congratulations on a great performance! ~Ian
PICTURED: Santiago Valderrama, famous Colombian player who plays mid-field for the Caloundra Crocs.
Interview with Peace, one of GV Caloundra’s unbeatable soccer team Q: How old are you? A: 26 years old Q: Where do you come from? A: from Korea Q: Do you have a girl friend? A: no, but looking for a girl Q: Are you rich? A: no, I’m … Continued
Q : How old are you ? A : 22years old Q : Where do you come from ? A : From Brazil Q : Do have a girlfriend ? A : No. But waiting for a girlfriend! Q : Are you rich ? A : No. But I`m Happy … Continued
“Tell the Crocs to watch out for the Noosa Knights! They coming to slay some crocs!” This message was received from GV Noosa earlier today.