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  1. Sari Nakamura and Shizuki Kusaba from Japan arrived at CGGS on exchange from Ichijo High School late last month.

Sari is hosted by Grace Carey in Year 10 and Shizuki is hosted by Charlie Vrancic in Year 9 and they have both been having a great experience at school and with their lovely host families.

    Japanese Exchange Students at CGGS – 14.8.17

    Sari Nakamura and Shizuki Kusaba from Japan arrived at CGGS on exchange from Ichijo High School late last month. Sari is hosted by Grace Carey in Year 10 and Shizuki is hosted by Charlie Vrancic in Year 9 and they have both been having a great experience at school and with their lovely host families.

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  2. The wait is almost over! Our much-anticipated production of Annie will be staged from 14-16 September in the Senior School Hall.

    Get your tickets for Annie now! – 10.8.17

    The wait is almost over! Our much-anticipated production of Annie will be staged from 14-16 September in the Senior School Hall.

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  3. Four storytellers – each with diverse backgrounds and careers – came together for the launch event of The Green Room on 
Wednesday, 2 August 2017.

    Launching The Green Room – 10.8.17

    Four storytellers – each with diverse backgrounds and careers – came together for the launch event of The Green Room on Wednesday, 2 August 2017.

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  4. Some time ago we undertook consultations with the student body to determine which elements of the CGGS uniform needed to be reviewed. During the course of discussions and polling of student opinion, three main concerns arose: winter coats, rain coats and the summer dress.

    Changes to CGGS uniform – 10.8.17

    Some time ago we undertook consultations with the student body to determine which elements of the CGGS uniform needed to be reviewed. During the course of discussions and polling of student opinion, three main concerns arose: winter coats, rain coats and the summer dress.

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  5. In late July, 32  members of the Senior School Snowsports team competed at Perisher in the ACT and Southern NSW Interschool’s Snowsports Championships. The team achieved some exceptional results.

    Exceptional results for our Snowsports team – 10.8.17

    In late July, 32 members of the Senior School Snowsports team competed at Perisher in the ACT and Southern NSW Interschool’s Snowsports Championships. The team achieved some exceptional results.

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  6. The CGGS Parents & Friends Association are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2017 P&F Small Grants Awards:

 

English Faculty - A grant to subsidise catering and some travel costs for the ‘Empathy and Imagination Symposium: The Power of Storytelling. This project aligns with the School’s movement towards inquiry based learning (Strategic Intent 4) which shows connections between different subject areas and between curriculum and life beyond the classroom.

    P&F Small Grants Awards update – 10.8.17

    The CGGS Parents & Friends Association are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2017 P&F Small Grants Awards: English Faculty - A grant to subsidise catering and some travel costs for the ‘Empathy and Imagination Symposium: The Power of Storytelling. This project aligns with the School’s movement towards inquiry based learning (Strategic Intent 4) which shows connections between different subject areas and between curriculum and life beyond the classroom.

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  7. On Friday, 4 August, Burgmann House hosted Jeans for Genes Day – where students were encouraged to wear jeans with their uniform to support Children’s Medical Research (staff got in on the action with their favourite jeans as well).

    Jeans for Genes Day – 10.8.17

    On Friday, 4 August, Burgmann House hosted Jeans for Genes Day – where students were encouraged to wear jeans with their uniform to support Children’s Medical Research (staff got in on the action with their favourite jeans as well).

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  8. Last Thursday, 3 August the annual Father/Daughter/Son Breakfast was held in the Senior School Hall.

Despite the cold weather, the breakfast was well attended and extremely successful.

    My dad is... – 10.8.17

    Last Thursday, 3 August the annual Father/Daughter/Son Breakfast was held in the Senior School Hall. Despite the cold weather, the breakfast was well attended and extremely successful.

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  9. On Friday, 4 August, the ELC-Year 6 Canberra Girls Grammar School community gathered for our Beanies for Brain Cancer Chapel service.

The array of beanies presented at the service was most certainly testimony to yet another successful year of fundraising efforts for this important initiative.

    Girls Grammar once again shows its heart – 10.8.17

    On Friday, 4 August, the ELC-Year 6 Canberra Girls Grammar School community gathered for our Beanies for Brain Cancer Chapel service. The array of beanies presented at the service was most certainly testimony to yet another successful year of fundraising efforts for this important initiative.

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  10. Congratulations to Year 8 students Grace Kefford (Glebe) and Georgia Connolly (Deakin) who placed in the top 1% in Australia in the 2017 Australian Geography Competition. CGGS Geography students in Years 7-10 participated in the event which attracted 70,000 students from 743 schools across Australia.

    Student Achievements – 10.8.17

    Congratulations to Year 8 students Grace Kefford (Glebe) and Georgia Connolly (Deakin) who placed in the top 1% in Australia in the 2017 Australian Geography Competition. CGGS Geography students in Years 7-10 participated in the event which attracted 70,000 students from 743 schools across Australia.

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  11. A couple of safety announcements – 28.7.17

    While we love to see our students hydrating throughout the day, we don’t love seeing broken glass as result of students bringing glass bottles to school. Even those bottles with an outer layer made of rubber can break and potentially cause injuries. If you prefer not to drink out of plastic bottles, please use a metal flask style bottle rather than glass.

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  12. Canberra Girls Grammar School is pleased to announce the launch of The Green Room.

    Introducing The Green Room – 28.7.17

    Canberra Girls Grammar School is pleased to announce the launch of The Green Room.

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  13. During the recent holidays, the CGGS Sailing Team travelled to Perth to compete in the 2017 Australian National Schools Team Sailing Championship. The first day of this trip, the girls completed a few hours of training on the water. After training, the group went exploring to get their first taste of Perth by visiting Scarborough and Elizabeth Quay in the heart of the CBD.

    Sailing team head west for Nationals – 27.7.17

    During the recent holidays, the CGGS Sailing Team travelled to Perth to compete in the 2017 Australian National Schools Team Sailing Championship. The first day of this trip, the girls completed a few hours of training on the water. After training, the group went exploring to get their first taste of Perth by visiting Scarborough and Elizabeth Quay in the heart of the CBD.

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  14. Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) 2017 – 27.7.17

    As required, each year Canberra Girls Grammar School delivers data to the Commonwealth Government relating to the number of students attending our school who have - or are considered to have - a disability as part of the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disabilities (NCCD).

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  15. Calling parent helpers! – 27.7.17

    This year’s production of Annie is to be performed at the end of Term 3 and the costume department needs your help!

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