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  1. This week our Chaplain, The Reverend Jenny Willsher, and School Counsellor, Rachel Davidson, have joined forces to explore some of the ways we can support young people as they navigate their way through times of uncertainty. They both recognise the importance of working through this together – as a community of partnerships.

    The world didn’t end: student risk-taking23 October

    This week our Chaplain, The Reverend Jenny Willsher, and School Counsellor, Rachel Davidson, have joined forces to explore some of the ways we can support young people as they navigate their way through times of uncertainty. They both recognise the importance of working through this together – as a community of partnerships.

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  2. Thank you to everyone for their patience, we hope the wait was worth it. If you ordered a hard copy at the end of last year, these are being distributed via Class Teachers in the Junior School and Tutors in the Senior School.

    Burrawi 2019 is here23 October

    Thank you to everyone for their patience, we hope the wait was worth it. If you ordered a hard copy at the end of last year, these are being distributed via Class Teachers in the Junior School and Tutors in the Senior School.

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  3. Year 6 students Catherine Diedricks and Alyse O’Brien have been selected for the Cricket ACT u13 Pathway Program and Elizabeth Diedricks (Year 9) has been selected for the u15 program. The girls have spent Term 3 regularly training at the Cricket ACT High Performance Centre and have also played indoor cricket over Term 3.

    Student Achievements23 October

    Year 6 students Catherine Diedricks and Alyse O’Brien have been selected for the Cricket ACT u13 Pathway Program and Elizabeth Diedricks (Year 9) has been selected for the u15 program. The girls have spent Term 3 regularly training at the Cricket ACT High Performance Centre and have also played indoor cricket over Term 3.

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  4. Thanks to our tireless Parents and Friends Association (P&F), students (and staff) have had the chance to enjoy a fete atmosphere this week. Fabulous Fete Week kicked off at the Junior School on Monday, 19 October and concluded at the Senior School on Friday.

    Junior School highlights from Fabulous Fete Week23 October

    Thanks to our tireless Parents and Friends Association (P&F), students (and staff) have had the chance to enjoy a fete atmosphere this week. Fabulous Fete Week kicked off at the Junior School on Monday, 19 October and concluded at the Senior School on Friday.

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  5. This week in the Senior School’s first face-to-face assembly since March, Music Captain, Ashleigh Lane, was invited to deliver the ‘Thought of the Week’.

    Seeking out ‘shinies’23 October

    This week in the Senior School’s first face-to-face assembly since March, Music Captain, Ashleigh Lane, was invited to deliver the ‘Thought of the Week’.

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  6. All students in Years 3-6 had their say last Friday, 16 October, when they were asked to vote in a mock ACT election.  During the week leading up to ACT election day, students were given the opportunity to investigate the parties and candidates standing for election in the electorate of Murrumbidgee, where CGGS is located.

    Junior School votes in mock election23 October

    All students in Years 3-6 had their say last Friday, 16 October, when they were asked to vote in a mock ACT election. During the week leading up to ACT election day, students were given the opportunity to investigate the parties and candidates standing for election in the electorate of Murrumbidgee, where CGGS is located.

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  7. Did you get an ‘A’ in English at school? Even if you received the highest grade attainable, are you confident that your written skills enable you to communicate with accuracy, precision and elegance? Over the last eight months, with increased reliability on written forms of communication, the importance of this skill has never been more obvious.

    From the Principal – An invitation23 October

    Did you get an ‘A’ in English at school? Even if you received the highest grade attainable, are you confident that your written skills enable you to communicate with accuracy, precision and elegance? Over the last eight months, with increased reliability on written forms of communication, the importance of this skill has never been more obvious.

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  8. Even the legendary Grammarians' Garden Stall has had to 'pivot' this year!

    Garden stall this Saturday25 September

    Even the legendary Grammarians' Garden Stall has had to 'pivot' this year!

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  9. The countdown to Fabulous Fete Week begins!

    The countdown to Fabulous Fete Week begins25 September

    The countdown to Fabulous Fete Week begins!

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  10. In Year 12 Physics we study a phenomena called “Black body radiation”. The theory of black body radiation states that all warm objects emit radiation. In everyday life we are used to the sun emitting visible light which helps us see.

    Science Faculty glows under infrared light25 September

    In Year 12 Physics we study a phenomena called “Black body radiation”. The theory of black body radiation states that all warm objects emit radiation. In everyday life we are used to the sun emitting visible light which helps us see.

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  11. While the range of sports and activities has been reduced throughout Term 3, the efforts of students, parents, staff and coaches have been very much appreciated.

    Sports and activities update25 September

    While the range of sports and activities has been reduced throughout Term 3, the efforts of students, parents, staff and coaches have been very much appreciated.

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  12. We had a fantastic finish to our FAST FIVE Netball competition this week. Thanks to everyone who embraced the opportunity to dress-up.

    Winter Netball FAST FIVE Season wrap up25 September

    We had a fantastic finish to our FAST FIVE Netball competition this week. Thanks to everyone who embraced the opportunity to dress-up.

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  13. Recently, 22 of our Year 6 students participated in the annual, nationwide Write a Book in a Day (WABIAD) competition, raising funds for The Kids’ Cancer Project.

    Write a Book in a Day25 September

    Recently, 22 of our Year 6 students participated in the annual, nationwide Write a Book in a Day (WABIAD) competition, raising funds for The Kids’ Cancer Project.

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  14. With the help of Deakin House, Tutor Group PD8 decided to create a gift hamper as a token of our appreciation for the cleaners’ extra effort and work to keep our school clean and COVID-free during this pandemic.

    Dedicated cleaning team recognised by Deakin House25 September

    With the help of Deakin House, Tutor Group PD8 decided to create a gift hamper as a token of our appreciation for the cleaners’ extra effort and work to keep our school clean and COVID-free during this pandemic.

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  15. This week I am going to tell you a story, a short story, and everyone loves a story. It was a warm and intoxicating summer in 1986 when Christopher Knight, a 20-year-old from a small town in Massachusetts, USA, decided to leave home for good.

    From the Principal - Our virtual life25 September

    This week I am going to tell you a story, a short story, and everyone loves a story. It was a warm and intoxicating summer in 1986 when Christopher Knight, a 20-year-old from a small town in Massachusetts, USA, decided to leave home for good.

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