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Welcome back to Term 4

Welcome back to Term 4

Welcome back to Term 4. I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday. I would like to welcome all new students who have commenced this term, and those still to commence in the next week or so. The term has started as a busy term, and due to it being the shortest term of […]

Glendyne educating Hervey Bay youth for 20 years

Glendyne educating Hervey Bay youth for 20 years

It opened on a former pineapple farm at Nikenbah with just five students, and Carinity Education Glendyne will celebrate 20 years of educating Fraser Coast youth in October. The school welcomed its first students in 1998, five young men who had experienced extremely adverse life circumstances. “When it opened, Glendyne was a Youth Training Centre […]

'Velocity Racing Glendyne' has been working hard

‘Velocity Racing Glendyne’ has been working hard

The Glendyne Human Powered Vehicle [HPV] team, ‘Velocity Racing Glendyne’ has been working hard. This program was introduced at the beginning of the year to engage our students in a valuable community experience, build team work skills, strengthen individual wellbeing, increase motivation and overall resilience. The team has two 8 hour challenges in Yeppoon and also […]

Students power into vehicle race

Students power into vehicle race

Carinity Education Glendyne students have participated in their first Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) race in Yeppoon. HPV events see school groups work to design, build, test and race vehicles within detailed specifications. While Glendyne’s HPV team, Team Velocity, didn’t win the race, they are to be commended on their effort during the event. “Driving an […]

Curtis to make waves in Tahiti

Curtis to make waves in Tahiti

Once a “troubled kid”, Curtis Easton is turning his life around at Carinity Education Glendyne. The teenager has developed self-discipline and a passion for hard work, which he successfully applies to both school work and his sporting career. “I have continued to grow during my time at Glendyne, my grades have improved, I have developed […]

Fresh success at Fraser Coast Show

Fresh success at Fraser Coast Show

Carinity Education Glendyne students found success at the Fraser Coast Agriculture Show in Maryborough last week. Glendyne won a Highly Commended award for its stall, which displayed the produce that students grow at school including oranges, lemons, limes, bananas, mandarins, tomatoes, pumpkins and macadamias. For the first time the students’ display featured chickens that live […]

Glendyne community driving safer motoring

Glendyne community driving safer motoring

Tragically last year 59 young motorists were killed on Queensland roads, with 32 fatalities involving P-plate or learner drivers. It’s a statistic that Cindy Littlejohn wants to change. Her son Jake Dunn, 22, died after a single vehicle crash in 2015. Jake was driving to his new job when the wheel of his vehicle hit […]

Lucky number 24; Glendyne graduation breaks records

Lucky number 24; Glendyne graduation breaks records

by Katrina Beavan ABC These past few weeks students from all over Queensland have been celebrating the end of their school careers. But for one high school just outside of Hervey Bay, this year’s graduation is extra special. Carinity Education- Glendyne gives students who’ve had trouble in mainstream schooling a second chance. And this year […]

Bulldogs help Glendyne ‘tackle’ bullying

Bulldogs help Glendyne ‘tackle’ bullying

Smaller class sizes, a family atmosphere and a Mentoring Program are just some of the ways in which Carinity Education – Glendyne has helped to tackle the issue of bullying. Speaking during the Bulldog’s visit as part of the NRL Tackle Bullying Program, Sports Co-ordinator Robert Taylor said students respond well to hearing this message […]