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  1. The Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia called on student leaders to participate in their webinar:  Reimagining 2020: Leading in lockdown. Boarding Co-Captain, Sarah Walker, and School Captain, Lily Hall, ably represented CGGS and engaged in the conversation around 2020 not being what student leaders envisioned. With many of their plans turned upside down and change and uncertainty still ahead, the Alliance invited like-minded girls to connect and navigate these changes together.

    Leading in lockdown22 May

    The Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia called on student leaders to participate in their webinar: Reimagining 2020: Leading in lockdown. Boarding Co-Captain, Sarah Walker, and School Captain, Lily Hall, ably represented CGGS and engaged in the conversation around 2020 not being what student leaders envisioned. With many of their plans turned upside down and change and uncertainty still ahead, the Alliance invited like-minded girls to connect and navigate these changes together.

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  2. In our most recent eNews, we looked at stories of Canberra Girls Grammar School during the Second World War for guidance on how to behave in times of great challenge and upheaval. We can and must learn from history and, additionally, look forward to create a better world. In war times, CGGS got on with life day by day, finding a common cause and becoming a community based on resistance, defiance, and on mutual need. They just had to do the job to get through. They hoped for victory, worked and suffered for it.

    From the Principal - Our generation’s story22 May

    In our most recent eNews, we looked at stories of Canberra Girls Grammar School during the Second World War for guidance on how to behave in times of great challenge and upheaval. We can and must learn from history and, additionally, look forward to create a better world. In war times, CGGS got on with life day by day, finding a common cause and becoming a community based on resistance, defiance, and on mutual need. They just had to do the job to get through. They hoped for victory, worked and suffered for it.

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  3. The Head of Canberra Girls Grammar Senior School, Ms Julie Jorritsma, warmly invites current Year 10 students and their parents to attend an online, live information session to support the transition into Year 11 next year.

    Year 11 2021 Virtual Information Session22 May

    The Head of Canberra Girls Grammar Senior School, Ms Julie Jorritsma, warmly invites current Year 10 students and their parents to attend an online, live information session to support the transition into Year 11 next year.

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  4. Every child who attends Canberra Girls Grammar School has a specific uniform to wear each day.

    Our uniform – wearing it with pride22 May

    Every child who attends Canberra Girls Grammar School has a specific uniform to wear each day.

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  5. Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

    Music scholars22 May

    Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

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  6. A group of CGGS staff and students are taking part in the Push For Better, 21-day Push-Up Challenge to raise funds for Headspace – the National Youth Mental Health Foundation.

    Promoting the link between physical activity and mental health22 May

    A group of CGGS staff and students are taking part in the Push For Better, 21-day Push-Up Challenge to raise funds for Headspace – the National Youth Mental Health Foundation.

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  7. Year 12 students have been invited to participate in a global survey to inform a collaborative research project into the impact of the events of 2020 on their education.

    Year 12 students have their say in global study22 May

    Year 12 students have been invited to participate in a global survey to inform a collaborative research project into the impact of the events of 2020 on their education.

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  8. Last year we introduced a new tradition, based on an old custom, by providing each student and member of staff with a currant bun on Founders’ Day.

    A Grammarian's recipe for Founders' Day8 May

    Last year we introduced a new tradition, based on an old custom, by providing each student and member of staff with a currant bun on Founders’ Day.

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  9. Honouring our strong tradition and heritage, Canberra Girls Grammar is committed to being an exemplary school in the Anglican faith. Each year, as we celebrate Founders’ Day, various groups from within our community gather in the Chapel of the Annunciation to honour the Community of Sisters of the Church and their legacy.

    Honouring our Anglican faith8 May

    Honouring our strong tradition and heritage, Canberra Girls Grammar is committed to being an exemplary school in the Anglican faith. Each year, as we celebrate Founders’ Day, various groups from within our community gather in the Chapel of the Annunciation to honour the Community of Sisters of the Church and their legacy.

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  10. Our history is instructive when predicting the future of Canberra Girls Grammar School – PART 2

Miss Una Mitchell was Headmistress of Canberra Girls Grammar School (CCEGGS) from 1937-1947.

    From the Principal - What would Miss Mitchell do?8 May

    Our history is instructive when predicting the future of Canberra Girls Grammar School – PART 2 Miss Una Mitchell was Headmistress of Canberra Girls Grammar School (CCEGGS) from 1937-1947.

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  11. Have you joined our team for the 2020 Virtual Mother's Day Classic?

    Last call for Virtual Mother’s Day Classic8 May

    Have you joined our team for the 2020 Virtual Mother's Day Classic?

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  12. In lieu of our regular Concert Series, the Music Academy staff and students have been busy recording and mixing some performances to share with the community via The Music Academy's YouTube channel.

    Music for all8 May

    In lieu of our regular Concert Series, the Music Academy staff and students have been busy recording and mixing some performances to share with the community via The Music Academy's YouTube channel.

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  13. Today, on Founders’ Day, we remember and celebrate the Community of Sisters of the Church who founded our School 94 years ago. It is a day to reflect upon our shared values that have developed from the strength and commitment of our founders and how they worked together with the community to build a place of education and faith.

    Memories from Founders’ Days past8 May

    Today, on Founders’ Day, we remember and celebrate the Community of Sisters of the Church who founded our School 94 years ago. It is a day to reflect upon our shared values that have developed from the strength and commitment of our founders and how they worked together with the community to build a place of education and faith.

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  14. Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

    2022 Scholarships now open7 May

    Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

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  15. Last week we announced the names of three Senior School students whose Anzac Day poetry won them each a prize in our competition.

    Junior School Anzac Day poetry winners announced29 April

    Last week we announced the names of three Senior School students whose Anzac Day poetry won them each a prize in our competition.

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