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  1. The Music Academy held its Winter Concert on Friday, 10 August on what was a lovely, calm and relatively balmy winter’s night.

    Friends of Music Winter Concert report – 14.8.18

    The Music Academy held its Winter Concert on Friday, 10 August on what was a lovely, calm and relatively balmy winter’s night.

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  2. Further to an email sent to parents recently, we strongly encourage all CGGS families to read the draft Transport Canberra School Bus Policy and provide feedback directly to Transport Canberra via YourSay.act.gov.au or by email to TCCS.MySchoolJourney@act.gov.au. The consultation process will close on Sunday, 12 August.

    Last chance to have your say about buses – 10.8.18

    Further to an email sent to parents recently, we strongly encourage all CGGS families to read the draft Transport Canberra School Bus Policy and provide feedback directly to Transport Canberra via YourSay.act.gov.au or by email to TCCS.MySchoolJourney@act.gov.au. The consultation process will close on Sunday, 12 August.

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  3. Madison Mulligan (Year 10 Deakin) represented Australia in the New Zealand Lead Climbing Championships in Auckland at the end of July and won the Youth A Female division. Congratulations, Madison, on another outstanding result in climbing!

    Student Achievements – 10.8.18

    Madison Mulligan (Year 10 Deakin) represented Australia in the New Zealand Lead Climbing Championships in Auckland at the end of July and won the Youth A Female division. Congratulations, Madison, on another outstanding result in climbing!

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  4. Rehearsals are well underway for the Senior co-curricular production of Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias. The performance, showcasing the talents of 8 senior Drama students, will be held in the Drama Centre from Tuesday, 21 August to Saturday, 25 August at 7.00pm. There will be an additional matinee performance on Saturday, 25 August at 1.00pm.

    Book tickets now for Steel Magnolias – 10.8.18

    Rehearsals are well underway for the Senior co-curricular production of Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias. The performance, showcasing the talents of 8 senior Drama students, will be held in the Drama Centre from Tuesday, 21 August to Saturday, 25 August at 7.00pm. There will be an additional matinee performance on Saturday, 25 August at 1.00pm.

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  5. Both the Junior and Senior Schools fielded strong teams at the recent ACT/Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports event in Perisher. Skiers weathered wind, snow, fog, sun and varied slope conditions to come away with many medals. Congratulations to all the racers who braved icy courses and hard to see gates at high speeds!

    Interschools Snowsports 2018 – 10.8.18

    Both the Junior and Senior Schools fielded strong teams at the recent ACT/Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports event in Perisher. Skiers weathered wind, snow, fog, sun and varied slope conditions to come away with many medals. Congratulations to all the racers who braved icy courses and hard to see gates at high speeds!

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  6. Over the winter holidays, the CGGS Sailing Team competed at the Australian Secondary Schools Teams Racing Championships in Blairgowrie, Victoria. This event doubled as the Australian Championships regatta. The team was made up of the following students...

    Sailing to success – 10.8.18

    Over the winter holidays, the CGGS Sailing Team competed at the Australian Secondary Schools Teams Racing Championships in Blairgowrie, Victoria. This event doubled as the Australian Championships regatta. The team was made up of the following students...

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  7. On Saturday 28 July, the CGGS U13 Hockey teams – one from Junior School and one from Senior School - faced off against each other.

    JS vs SS on the hockey field – 10.8.18

    On Saturday 28 July, the CGGS U13 Hockey teams – one from Junior School and one from Senior School - faced off against each other.

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  8. The CGGS Equestrian team started off the year at the Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition (SMIEC), with 11 riders - our biggest team yet. All the girls had heaps of fun competing successfully, participating in almost all the disciplines, including dressage, jumping, eventing, combined training, sporting, showing, challenges and we even had our very first penning team.

    Riders from Junior and Senior School shine at SMIEC – 10.8.18

    The CGGS Equestrian team started off the year at the Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition (SMIEC), with 11 riders - our biggest team yet. All the girls had heaps of fun competing successfully, participating in almost all the disciplines, including dressage, jumping, eventing, combined training, sporting, showing, challenges and we even had our very first penning team.

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  9. Be a Scholar - apply now for 2020 – 10.8.18

    Meet Ailin and Molly – two of our students who have earned Scholarships at CGGS.

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  10. Parent Information Session – ACT Secondary School System and the ATAR – 10.8.18

    Coinciding with upcoming Parent Teacher night, we will be running our regular parent information sessions covering important information about the ACT Senior Secondary School system the ATAR.

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  11. Next week I have the opportunity to represent Canberra Girls at the Emily Schools Festival at St Michael’s Collegiate School in Hobart. The Emily Schools are a group of the eight Anglican girls’ schools across Australia established by the Community of the Sisters of the Church. A number of our students will be part of the Sisters of the Church Music Festival at the Saturday evening gathering.

    Celebrating our founding mothers - the Emily Sisters – 10.8.18

    Next week I have the opportunity to represent Canberra Girls at the Emily Schools Festival at St Michael’s Collegiate School in Hobart. The Emily Schools are a group of the eight Anglican girls’ schools across Australia established by the Community of the Sisters of the Church. A number of our students will be part of the Sisters of the Church Music Festival at the Saturday evening gathering.

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  12. Towards the end of Term 2, the Year 9 Dance and Drama students went on an excursion to see Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical.

    Dance and Drama students experience ‘Priscilla’ – 10.8.18

    Towards the end of Term 2, the Year 9 Dance and Drama students went on an excursion to see Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical.

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  13. As they settle back into the Canberra winter and school life, 23 of our Japanese and Asian Studies students are dreaming of 40 degree days in Osaka attending Kozu High School, venturing out to summer festivals and enjoying the sights and sounds of Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto and Osaka in Japan.

    Welcome back travellers! – 10.8.18

    As they settle back into the Canberra winter and school life, 23 of our Japanese and Asian Studies students are dreaming of 40 degree days in Osaka attending Kozu High School, venturing out to summer festivals and enjoying the sights and sounds of Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto and Osaka in Japan.

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  14. Year 10 Textiles and Design students have been introduced to the Angel Gowns Foundation - a charity that provides carefully hand-crafted gowns for families who have had a baby pass away during pregnancy. The tiny gowns are made from deconstructed wedding dresses that have been donated by the community.

    Threads of kindness – Angel Gowns – 10.8.18

    Year 10 Textiles and Design students have been introduced to the Angel Gowns Foundation - a charity that provides carefully hand-crafted gowns for families who have had a baby pass away during pregnancy. The tiny gowns are made from deconstructed wedding dresses that have been donated by the community.

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  15. Please join us at Yhuuramulum (CGGS Lake Precinct) for a night of fun on Saturday, 11 August 2018!

    CGGS P&F Trivia Night - 'Back in time BYO Dinner' – 1.8.18

    Please join us at Yhuuramulum (CGGS Lake Precinct) for a night of fun on Saturday, 11 August 2018!

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