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  1. Dean of Music, Joel Copeland’s vision to bring the community together through music was realised on 4 April 2018 when seven choirs, our symphony orchestra and various supporting acts took to the CGGS stage for the Together in Music Concert.

    Together in Music Concert – 13.4.18

    Dean of Music, Joel Copeland’s vision to bring the community together through music was realised on 4 April 2018 when seven choirs, our symphony orchestra and various supporting acts took to the CGGS stage for the Together in Music Concert.

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  2. We are counting on all Year 10 students and their parents to come along to our Year 11 Information Evening to learn more about our wide range of specialist subjects on offer in Years 11 and 12.

    Be informed – Year 11 Information Evening – 13.4.18

    We are counting on all Year 10 students and their parents to come along to our Year 11 Information Evening to learn more about our wide range of specialist subjects on offer in Years 11 and 12.

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  3. Nine months ago a group of year 10 STEM students sat in class and brainstormed ideas for their major project to be developed in Semester 2 of 2017 and they came up with the radical idea of designing and constructing a fully functional Tiny House, much like the ones you see in US TV shows. Their rationale was that people are transient and housing is expensive, so why not explore models of housing that would allow greater access to affordable housing at the same time as looking at simpler and more sustainable living.

    An update from our Tiny House team – 13.4.18

    Nine months ago a group of year 10 STEM students sat in class and brainstormed ideas for their major project to be developed in Semester 2 of 2017 and they came up with the radical idea of designing and constructing a fully functional Tiny House, much like the ones you see in US TV shows. Their rationale was that people are transient and housing is expensive, so why not explore models of housing that would allow greater access to affordable housing at the same time as looking at simpler and more sustainable living.

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  4. In conjunction with Snowsports ACT, The Green Room is proud to present, triple Winter Olympian, David Morris.

    The Green Room presents David Morris – 13.4.18

    In conjunction with Snowsports ACT, The Green Room is proud to present, triple Winter Olympian, David Morris.

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  5. Congratulations to two of our very own 'girls with grit' - Year 5 students, Callie Beare who placed third and Tara Fitzgerald who placed fouth in a very tough Fox Superflow Gravity Enduro mountainbike race at Thredbo last weekend. The girls did exceptionally well to ride down that mountain with 350 competitors on the track - the majority being men.

    Student Achievements – 13.4.18

    Congratulations to two of our very own 'girls with grit' - Year 5 students, Callie Beare who placed third and Tara Fitzgerald who placed fouth in a very tough Fox Superflow Gravity Enduro mountainbike race at Thredbo last weekend. The girls did exceptionally well to ride down that mountain with 350 competitors on the track - the majority being men.

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  6. At the beginning of March, Year 11 and 12 Textiles students traveled to Melbourne for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.

    The height of fashion in Melbourne – 13.4.18

    At the beginning of March, Year 11 and 12 Textiles students traveled to Melbourne for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.

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  7. CGGS competed at the National Rowing Championships, aka Sydney International Rowing Regatta from 19-25 March 2018.

    Rowing news – 13.4.18

    CGGS competed at the National Rowing Championships, aka Sydney International Rowing Regatta from 19-25 March 2018.

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  8. On Friday April 6, Year 8 students currently studying History enjoyed a day of cultural immersion in the worlds of medieval Europe and Japan.

    Experiencing medieval Europe and Japan – 13.4.18

    On Friday April 6, Year 8 students currently studying History enjoyed a day of cultural immersion in the worlds of medieval Europe and Japan.

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  9. The last few weeks of term have flown by – primarily because of the many, many events that occur as part of life at CGGS.

    From the Head of Senior School – 13.4.18

    The last few weeks of term have flown by – primarily because of the many, many events that occur as part of life at CGGS.

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  10. We are happy to let you know you can now pay all your school fees online. Our secure online portal allows you to pay school fees, activities and events, registration and enrolment fees and SFC Payments.

    Pay your accounts online – 13.4.18

    We are happy to let you know you can now pay all your school fees online. Our secure online portal allows you to pay school fees, activities and events, registration and enrolment fees and SFC Payments.

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  11. Debating is in full swing at CGGS. We have 22 teams in the ACT schools debating competition - eight in the Junior Open, nine in the Senior Open and five in Advanced Open competitions. It has been great to see new people joining teams this year and joining our regular Tuesday afternoon training. Public speaking has also been busy, with preparations commencing for the Rostrum Voice of Youth competition, the Plain English Speaking Award and the AHIGS Festival of Speech.

    Debating and Public Speaking update – 13.4.18

    Debating is in full swing at CGGS. We have 22 teams in the ACT schools debating competition - eight in the Junior Open, nine in the Senior Open and five in Advanced Open competitions. It has been great to see new people joining teams this year and joining our regular Tuesday afternoon training. Public speaking has also been busy, with preparations commencing for the Rostrum Voice of Youth competition, the Plain English Speaking Award and the AHIGS Festival of Speech.

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  12. Last year we announced a new international tour opportunity for 2019 Senior School students at CGGS. Entitled the ‘Technology and Innovation Tour’, participants in the July 2019 trip will explore the tech meccas of the West Coast of the United States.

    2019 Technology and Innovation US Tour – 13.4.18

    Last year we announced a new international tour opportunity for 2019 Senior School students at CGGS. Entitled the ‘Technology and Innovation Tour’, participants in the July 2019 trip will explore the tech meccas of the West Coast of the United States.

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  13. The Together in Music Concert is set to be a celebration of music and community, featuring the Australian premiere of Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo.

    Together in Music Concert – 29.3.18

    The Together in Music Concert is set to be a celebration of music and community, featuring the Australian premiere of Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo.

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  14. Elizabeth Coper-Jones (Year 10 Waverley) has enjoyed a sensational season of cricket!

    Student Achievements – 29.3.18

    Elizabeth Coper-Jones (Year 10 Waverley) has enjoyed a sensational season of cricket!

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  15. As announced in the last edition of Be Engaged eNews, we are excited to be collaborating with APFACTS again to present parenting expert, Steve Biddulph.

    Steve Biddulph returns to The Green Room – 29.3.18

    As announced in the last edition of Be Engaged eNews, we are excited to be collaborating with APFACTS again to present parenting expert, Steve Biddulph.

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