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Jonathan’s journey in life goes full circle

For architect Jonathan Lanham working on the Concordia Lutheran College Masterplan project is truly a trip down memory lane. Being the lead architect in designing the new Concordia Junior Campus and the Concordia Early Learning Centre is more than the latest project to come across his desk, it is a classic example of career serendipity.
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Concordia Lutheran College: A Beacon of Wellbeing and Educational Excellence

Toowoomba’s Concordia Lutheran College is proud to highlight its holistic approach to education, marked by a tailored curriculum and an exceptional Wellbeing Program. "Our curriculum is specifically designed to ignite students' interests from an early age, fostering a lifelong love for learning," explains Head of College Anton Prinsloo. “We aim to offer not just a learning environment but an environment where our students can truly grow.”
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Sugars a sweet hit at Bel Canto Festival

Toowoomba’s award-winning mezzo-soprano Hayley Sugars is in a sweet patch of her career with a month of headline performances throughout Queensland. Hayley shone at the inaugural Brisbane Bel Canto Festival where she sang opposite superstar soprano Jessica Pratt, who performed her internationally renowned performance of Lucia di Lammermoor to Brisbane audiences. Hayley played the role of Alisa in the tragic tale of romantic obsession which wowed crowds over two nights in the Queensland Performing Arts Complex (QPAC).
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Students - The Heart of Concordia

It is exciting times at Concordia Lutheran College Toowoomba as the school makes strides in achieving its Master Plan, but one thing that will never change is that students are at the heart of it all.
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Cyber Safety Tips

This week Erin Cash from Internet Safe Education spoke to students, from years 5-12, and parents about the importance of Cyber Safety. Erin has over a decade of experience in law enforcement. As a Police Officer, Erin was a specialist in the field of undercover online internet investigations seeking out internet-based child exploitation offences. Listen for strategies of protection and prevention to empower you, as a parent/carer, to reduce online risks.
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Concordia builds new cultural bridge with students from PNG, Japan, and Thailand

Covid-enforced border closures seriously impacted the pipeline of students into schools like Toowoomba’s Concordia Lutheran College. Three years after borders began to reopen and Concordia is starting to rebuild its roster of international students with four new long-term students from Papua New Guinea (PNG) this year.
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Malone: Concordia's Latest Broncos Recruit

The Brisbane Broncos may have unearthed another South Burnett superstar after signing Concordia Lutheran College’s Leroy Malone to a new contract. The 15-year-old fullback hails from Cherbourg in the South Burnett, the same hometown as current Broncos flyer Selwyn Cobbo, and has just signed for a further three years with the Brisbane Club.
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Teacher Retirement: Fond Memories and New Beginnings at Concordia Lutheran College

Learning assistant David Heuschele has worn out a few sets of shoes in his time at the Concordia Lutheran College. David first walked the halls of the historic school in 1977 when he started as a boarder and would tread the boards for the next four years before graduating. He then came back to the school as teacher’s assistant and clocked up more than 21 years at the school until retiring this week.
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Toowoomba carnival season to extend into next month with Oktoberfest!

Concordia Lutheran College has announced a community-centred Oktoberfest event for October 7 in the college grounds at Stephen Street. The College teaches German as a subject and hopes the new festival will enhance the connection for students to gain a better understanding of the Germanic culture. The leading organizer for the event, Emma Pukallus, said Oktoberfest at Concordia will be a celebration of the German culture with an array of traditional German activities that will transport attendees straight to the heart of Bavaria.
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Concordia Lutheran College takes street art to a new level

Concordia Lutheran College Year 6 students will this week reveal the fifth iteration of its skateboard deck art project. For the past five years students at the Junior Campus have been making unique handmade pieces of art from skateboards and this year have been asked to undertake a public showing of the work by the Toowoomba Lighthouse’s Write Gallery.
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Concordia Lutheran College student Lisa Richards Making Waves on National Swimming Stage

Concordia Lutheran College is thrilled to announce the exceptional achievement of our talented swimmer, Lisa Richards, at the School Sport Australia 2023 Secondary Swimming Championships. With her performance in the U13 Girls 50m backstroke national finals, Lisa finished 6th place in Australia.
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Lily Pietsch - our future Principal Ballet Dancer

Our very own, Lily Pietsch, is making waves in the world of ballet and is taking the airwaves by storm! This week, Lily has completed not one but TWO radio interviews on Triple M and ABC Southern Queensland. Lily has been handpicked to attend the prestigious Queensland Ballet Academy’s Guest Academy Program in Brisbane! This is a remarkable opportunity for her to pursue her passion for ballet and elevate her skills to new heights! Lily's talents have also landed her a coveted role in Ballet Theatre Queensland’s production of "Sleeping Beauty" at the magnificent QPAC in January! What an incredible achievement!
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Concordia Lutheran College unveils plan to transition to a single, integrated campus

Toowoomba co-educational school Concordia Lutheran College this week released a long-term master plan that invests in the College’s future. Concordia has set itself a building program which will integrate students from three existing campuses into one contemporary precinct at Stephen Street.
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Concordia Lutheran College Embraces Indigenous Culture

To honour and celebrate the rich traditions and culture of Australia's Indigenous peoples, Concordia Lutheran College recently observed NAIDOC Week with a series of engaging and educational events. One of the highlights was a captivating traditional dance performance accompanied by a showcase of ancient Indigenous weapons, tools, and dance materials. Students and staff gathered in the college gym to witness the impressive display.
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Home away at Concordia

Boarding is a decision than many parents deliberate and worry about for years. It’s not just the decision on which school to choose, but added complexities of will your child fit in, will they be homesick, will they make friends to talk to? At Concordia Lutheran College every student is valued as an individual and our teachers and staff are very much of the belief that everyone can make a special contribution to the larger Concordia College ‘family’
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Concordia clinches rare title double at swim meet!

Concordia Lutheran College clinched a rare double in the process of claiming city dominance in the pool during the recent QCIS interschool swimming championships. The Concordia Turbo Jets swim team topped both the aggregate and the percentage points – the first time the school has achieved that on its way to winning the overall title.
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Class of 2022 ATAR results announced

The Concordia Lutheran College community joins together to congratulate the Class of 2022 for their outstanding achievements. We celebrate the hard work, dedication and commitment they have shown not only to their academic studies, but also to other cocurricular and extracurricular endeavours.
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Why you should attend your 50 year reunion

Class of 1972 Old Scholar Julie Gould shares with us her reflection on why everyone should attend their 50 year reunion.
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Concordia team completes Kokoda Challenge

Concordia's 2022 Kokoda Challenge team completed the gruelling 96km trek across the Gold Coast Hinterland on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July.
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Our 2021 Year 9 students reflect on their time at Googa

Each year, Concordia's Year 9 students head off to Googa Outdoor Experience Centre for four weeks at the beginning of Term 4. Watch the video of the Year 9 students from 2021 reflect on their Googa experience.
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