Sakura group hit the beach

Yesterday was a fantastic day for Sakura teens to visit Kings Beach, Caloundra (about 15 minutes walk from the campus). Firstly they were given a talk on safety by the local lifeguards, then they plunged into the crystal clear water and played amongst the waves. To warm up at the end of the day Global Village … Continued

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Weekend Markets

We have a big sunny weekend coming up, so it might be a nice time to hit the markets.  Here is a list of where you can go… Saturdays Pomona, beside Stan Topper Park every second Saturday, 9am to noon Eumundi, Town Centre, 6am to noon (http://www.eumundimarkets.com.au/) Yandina Car Boot Sale, sports grounds, 6.30am to … Continued

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Weekend job hunting!

It’s the weekend…no better time for a little job hunting… Gardening/Lawnmowing – Part time or full time.  Call John 0421 068 541 Barista/Waiter – Noosa Heads Cafe Restaurant.  Must be experienced.  Flexible hours, immediate start.  Call Geoffery on 0417 447 061 Housekeeper – Busy Noosa Heads resort.  Phone 5447 2412 between 8.30am and 5pm. Barista – Experienced, to work … Continued

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Students sing their hearts out at CBX

Last Thursday a load of students went to CBX in the main street of Caloundra for a night of karaoke. Initially only a few students were interested in singing, but after a drink to relax their voices they really got into it.  Karen was the judge for the night and awarded prizes to SEAN for the BEST MALE VOCALIST … Continued

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Sakura Tour is in full swing

This week we welcomed young Japanese girls and boys on the Sakura Tour. They have a separate class taught be Sue. Sue is also takeing them on interesting afternoon activities including canoeing on the Maroochy River, a tour of the beautiful green Sunshine Coast hinterland, a swim at Kings Beach and a visit to Australia Zoo to see … Continued

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Study pathway options on the Sunshine Coast

Do you want to continue your study on the Sunshine Coast? GV Noosa can assist you with entry to a number of vocational and tertiary institutions such as Sunshine Coast TAFE, the University of the Sunshine Coast and CADET International College. TAFE has locations in Tewantin, Nambour, Maroochydore and Mooloolaba.  They have a very wide range of … Continued

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News from Lisa in Switzerland

Dear  friends and students. I returned to Switzerland 2 month ago. It’s very nice here, but not the same like in Australia. I miss all the students, teachers (yes Patty, its true, I even miss the gramar-lessons;-) ) and all the nice things all day. I work now for the biggest insurance company in Switzerland. This company is in … Continued

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Casual position – Bread Packer

If you’re looking for a job to do in the afternoons after school, this one might suit you well: Bread Packer – Casual position, afternoon and evening work for 8-12 hours per week.  Working at Essential Grain Bakery.  Phone 5455 6266

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Big surf this weekend!

Surfing this weekend?  Check the conditions out on live webcam before you hit the beach…     Noosa Mainbeach – http://www.coastalwatch.com/camera/cameras_large.aspx?cam=500&mode=windows&state=QLD Noosa Bar – http://www.coastalwatch.com/camera/cameras_large.aspx?cam=490&state=QLD Sunshine Beach – http://www.coastalwatch.com/camera/cameras_large.aspx?cam=600&state=QLD Peregian Beach – http://www.coastalwatch.com/camera/cameras_large.aspx?cam=650&state=QLD As always guys, you know the drill – surf safely and alway – ALWAYS – swim between the flags!

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It’s the weekend! Time to find a job…

For anyone not taking advantage of the HUGE surfing conditions, this weekend might be time to find some work.    Ladies Fashion Sales Assistant – Motivated Sales Assistant for 2-3 days per week in Hastings St store.  Call Emma on 0438 950 946, or email [email protected] Waitstaff – Wahoo Seafood Restaurant.  Applicants should have previous experience with … Continued

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We say thank you to Kimpo and Kimpo says thank you too

Pictures from top left: Girls using icypole sticks to eat noodles for breakfast. Dion, the lifeguard explains where to swim. Students check out a jetski. The view from the lifeguards’ tower. Group photo with Dion. Students preparing Thank You Cards Despite a rather wet day today we did manage to visit the lifeguards at Kings … Continued

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3 meter waves, Singstar and 70’s madness

Not even a rain storm can spoil the fun at GV Noosa! The French boys grabbed their boards to catch the 3 meter waves rolling in an the rest of us had a party, rocking the school with Karaoke on our new Playstation 3.  Thank goodness we had Nicholas around to help calibrate the new … Continued

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Fraser Island Safari

A group of thirteen GV Noosa students have just returned from a three day getaway to world famous Fraser Island. It started with an early morning Saturday pick up in a luxury 4WD coach, specially desiged to access Fraser, which is the world’s largest sand island.  From there, it was off to see the coloured … Continued

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Elementary Class go treasure hunting in Bulcock Street

Picture: Jennifer, Sue, Noriko, Adreyan, Hana, Andrea, Kyohei, Suguru, Sophie, Jennifer and Louis Sue’s Elementary Class did a treasure hunt in the main street of Caloundra earlier this week. They had a number of tasks to do. For example, they had to find information from the council chambers, learn how to join the library, research job … Continued

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Student Night – Back to the 70’s

GV Noosa’s regular Thursday Student Night will take a 70’s twist this week.  Kerry has arranged for $1 beers between 7 and 8 pm and cheap drinks till 10:30.  Students dressed-to-kill in 70’s clothes on the night are in line to win great prizes! Don’t miss this great night out at the Koala Bar! Hint:  … Continued

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Trade Secrets visit for Intermediate students

Last week Patty’s Intermediate class studied about the success of IKEA furniture shops. To extend their knowledge Patty decided to take her students to one of the most popular fashion shops of recent times: TRADE SECRET. Thier shop on the Sunshine Coast is located at Kawana. Looking at the pictures you can see how much fun … Continued

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Looking for a job?

If you’re looking for a job this weekend, you might want to check out some of these options… Waitperson/Barista – Noosa Heads Cafe Restaurant.  Must be experienced.  Call Geoffrey on 0417 447 061 Waitperson/Barista – Cafe Karma (Noosa Junction) – Friendly, mature person for Saturday and midweek day shifts.  Apply in person. Customer Service – … Continued

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This Week In Noosa

GV Noosa is a member of Tourism Noosa, who provide visitors with lots of useful information about what is going on in the Noosa area every week. You can see what’s happening this week at: http://www.sbm21.com/tourismNoosa/files/18JulyTo24July2008.pdf So, if you feel like salsa dancing, going to a music gig, dining at one of Noosa’s famous restaurants or … Continued

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Tour students meet the local wildlife

On Thursday, 17 July the visiting Kimpo students travelled to Australia Zoo – Home of the Crocodile Hunter to see all sorts of wonderful animals from Australia and the world. Some cuddled koalas while others took photos with kangaroos of fed young animals in the Animal Nursery – all of them had a great time. … Continued

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GV Noosa Photo Competition Winners

GV Noosa’s recent photo competition for students produced some fantastic entries. Given what a beautiful place we live in and the amount of photographic talent at GV Noosa, it was tough to choose between all of the photos that were submitted, but here’s a selection of some of the winning images: To see lots more pictures of … Continued

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