Noosa Christian College

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Noosa Christian College
Noosa Christian College logo.png
Location
Cooroy, Queensland
Australia Australia
Coordinates 26°25′36.8″S 152°54′12.07″E / 26.426889°S 152.9033528°E / -26.426889; 152.9033528Coordinates: 26°25′36.8″S 152°54′12.07″E / 26.426889°S 152.9033528°E / -26.426889; 152.9033528
Information
Type Independent, Co-educational, Day School
Motto Nothing Without God
Denomination Seventh-day Adventist
Established 2003
Principal Jeanette Martin
Chaplain David Reilly
Enrolment 250
Colour(s) Maroon, Navy Blue
Website

Noosa Christian College is a co-educational primary and secondary college, located in Cooroy, near Noosa, Queensland, Australia. The College is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its sister college, Northpine Christian College, is located in Dakabin, Queensland, approximately 1 hour south of Cooroy. It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system.[1][2][3] [4]

History[edit]

Principal Ross Reid established the school in 2003. It has grown into a P-12 school with a one-to-one laptop program for the high school.[5] In 2011, the school celebrated its first graduation of a year 12 class.[5]

During the 2011 year, the Hon John Hogg, Senator for Queensland and President of the Senate, Australian Government, officially opened a new A$2,000,000 Library funded entirely by the Australian Government Building Education Revolution (BER) Scheme.[5] Noosa Christian College is one of 55 Adventist schools in Australia. These Adventist schools have received A$100 million as part of the Australian government's education modernization program.[6]

Spiritual aspects[edit]

All students take religion classes each year that they are enrolled. These classes cover topics in biblical history and Christian and denominational doctrines. The student body meet once a week for a chapel service in two groups, one for primary students and the other secondary students.

Athletics[edit]

The Academy offers the following sports:

  • Soccer (boys & girls)


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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2010/1115/For-real-education-reform-take-a-cue-from-the-Adventists"the second largest Christian school system in the world has been steadily outperforming the national average – across all demographics."
  2. ^ http://www.religionfacts.com/christianity/denominations/seventh_day_adventist.htm
  3. ^ "Department of Education, Seventh-day Adventist Church". Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  4. ^ Rogers, Wendi; Kellner, Mark A. (April 1, 2003). "World Church: A Closer Look at Higher Education". Adventist News Network. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  5. ^ a b c Dobson, Neroli (January 12, 2012). "First graduating class for NCC". Record, online edition. Retrieved Feb 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ Tan, Melody (June 16, 2009). "Adventist schools benefit from stimulus". Record, online edition. Retrieved Feb 3, 2012.  This is part of the A$14.7 billion total economic stimulus strategy available to all 9540 state and private schools in the country.

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