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  1. After months of preparation, Wicked came to life at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

    Wicked wraps after sold out shows – 23.5.19

    After months of preparation, Wicked came to life at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

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  2. Congratulations to Tara Strickland (Year 7) who competed at the Riverside Dance Festival and was named the Most Promising Lyrical Dancer and earned the following placings...

    Student Achievements – 23.5.19

    Congratulations to Tara Strickland (Year 7) who competed at the Riverside Dance Festival and was named the Most Promising Lyrical Dancer and earned the following placings...

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  3. The Music Academy kicked off its 2019 Concert Series with the Together in Music concert on Friday, 5 April. Involving a large number of CGGS staff, students and members of the wider community, it is one of the biggest events on the music calendar.

    Together in Music – 23.5.19

    The Music Academy kicked off its 2019 Concert Series with the Together in Music concert on Friday, 5 April. Involving a large number of CGGS staff, students and members of the wider community, it is one of the biggest events on the music calendar.

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  4. Students Eloise Crawford (Year 9), Amélie Munro (Year 10) and Ella Borgo (Year 10) travelled to Sydney at the beginning of May to participate in Playerlink with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

    CGGS Musicians train with Sydney Symphony Orchestra – 23.5.19

    Students Eloise Crawford (Year 9), Amélie Munro (Year 10) and Ella Borgo (Year 10) travelled to Sydney at the beginning of May to participate in Playerlink with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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  5. On Wednesday, 15 May, we were delighted to present the inaugural ACT Anglican Schools Bands Festival.

    ACT Combined Anglican Schools Bands Festival Concert – 23.5.19

    On Wednesday, 15 May, we were delighted to present the inaugural ACT Anglican Schools Bands Festival.

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  6. On Friday 10 May, Girls Grammar hosted the Canberra International Music Festival.  The Chapel provided a stunning location for a full day of music provided by some of the international artists in town for the Festival.

    Canberra International Music Festival – 23.5.19

    On Friday 10 May, Girls Grammar hosted the Canberra International Music Festival. The Chapel provided a stunning location for a full day of music provided by some of the international artists in town for the Festival.

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  7. We never forget those people, places and organisations that shape us and this school is one such place. It shapes and is shaped by those who attend as students, but equally shapes and is shaped by those who accept the call to engage. I accept humbly, and with great depth of feeling, the invitation to join the CGGS community as the 15th Principal.

    From the Principal – Commissioning – following the greats – 23.5.19

    We never forget those people, places and organisations that shape us and this school is one such place. It shapes and is shaped by those who attend as students, but equally shapes and is shaped by those who accept the call to engage. I accept humbly, and with great depth of feeling, the invitation to join the CGGS community as the 15th Principal.

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  8. We climbed. We scrambled. We trekked – and it couldn’t have had a more rewarding and memorable first Duke of Edinburgh hike.

    Up for the challenge – 23.5.19

    We climbed. We scrambled. We trekked – and it couldn’t have had a more rewarding and memorable first Duke of Edinburgh hike.

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  9. Please remember you will only see notices from the time of your first login (you cannot access notices retrospectively to the time before you first logged in).

    Have you logged in to Agora yet? – 23.5.19

    Please remember you will only see notices from the time of your first login (you cannot access notices retrospectively to the time before you first logged in).

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  10. As we move towards our centenary year, we find ourselves looking back to our history more than ever. Founders’ Day festivities this year took on a new sense of importance as we honoured old customs and created new traditions

    Old customs and new traditions - Founders' Day – 9.5.19

    As we move towards our centenary year, we find ourselves looking back to our history more than ever. Founders’ Day festivities this year took on a new sense of importance as we honoured old customs and created new traditions

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  11. To honour Mother’s Day, we asked Sue Hart (Grant, 1972) to give us her thoughts on what the day means to her.

Sue's association with CGGS began in 1971, joining the School in Year 11 and becoming School Vice Captain and Kilburn Swimming Captain in 1972. Her two daughters, Madeleine (2000) and Stephanie (2005) joined the school in 1996. Sue was appointed to the School Board in 2000. She was previously a member and Deputy President of the P&F and President of the Grammarians' Association. Sue runs her own successful secretariat and governance services business, following careers in federal politics and the public service.

    Sue Hart on Mother's Day – 9.5.19

    To honour Mother’s Day, we asked Sue Hart (Grant, 1972) to give us her thoughts on what the day means to her. Sue's association with CGGS began in 1971, joining the School in Year 11 and becoming School Vice Captain and Kilburn Swimming Captain in 1972. Her two daughters, Madeleine (2000) and Stephanie (2005) joined the school in 1996. Sue was appointed to the School Board in 2000. She was previously a member and Deputy President of the P&F and President of the Grammarians' Association. Sue runs her own successful secretariat and governance services business, following careers in federal politics and the public service.

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  12. Our Boarders are fortunate to have a stand-in mum in the form of Tina Twigg, but nothing is quite the same as having your own mother by your side, particularly on Mother’s Day.

This Sunday, some of our Boarders will have the opportunity to spend time with their mothers as they participate in the Mother’s Day Classic, or enjoy Devonshire Tea in the Boarding House.

    Boarding Mums send messages of love – 8.5.19

    Our Boarders are fortunate to have a stand-in mum in the form of Tina Twigg, but nothing is quite the same as having your own mother by your side, particularly on Mother’s Day. This Sunday, some of our Boarders will have the opportunity to spend time with their mothers as they participate in the Mother’s Day Classic, or enjoy Devonshire Tea in the Boarding House.

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  13. Parenting is all about the long game, and being a mother is the greatest test of endurance.

In all my years of experience in schools, I have never met two students that are identical. Each person, regardless of gender or age, is unique and special. This, I would argue, is most likely the same for each daughter or son. Parenting, therefore, is complex.

    Parenting – the long game and test of endurance – 8.5.19

    Parenting is all about the long game, and being a mother is the greatest test of endurance. In all my years of experience in schools, I have never met two students that are identical. Each person, regardless of gender or age, is unique and special. This, I would argue, is most likely the same for each daughter or son. Parenting, therefore, is complex.

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  14. At the end of the April holidays, the CGGS Equestrian team participated in the Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition in Jindabyne. Sixteen riders, comprising Junior and Senior School students put in an incredible effort, finishing equal 8th place in a field of 54 schools, a tremendous effort by all our riders and a wonderful opportunity to see students from both campuses coming together to compete as a team.

    Student Achievements – 8.5.19

    At the end of the April holidays, the CGGS Equestrian team participated in the Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition in Jindabyne. Sixteen riders, comprising Junior and Senior School students put in an incredible effort, finishing equal 8th place in a field of 54 schools, a tremendous effort by all our riders and a wonderful opportunity to see students from both campuses coming together to compete as a team.

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  15. It has now been a week since the launch of the new Agora and uptake of the new platform has been steady.

    Agora – have you logged in yet? – 12.4.19

    It has now been a week since the launch of the new Agora and uptake of the new platform has been steady.

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