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  1. The CGGS production of ‘Annie’ has received SIX nominations in the 2017 Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards!

    Annie nominated for 6 CAT Awards – 1.12.17

    The CGGS production of ‘Annie’ has received SIX nominations in the 2017 Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards!

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  2. On November 23, our three Year 3 classes, their class teachers and other staff including Mrs Lyn Pepper-Budge (Junior School Religion and Philosophy Specialist Teacher) visited Fred Ward Gardens, an RSL Lifecare Nursing Home, at Curtin.

    Year 3 brings Christmas Joy to Fred Ward Gardens – 1.12.17

    On November 23, our three Year 3 classes, their class teachers and other staff including Mrs Lyn Pepper-Budge (Junior School Religion and Philosophy Specialist Teacher) visited Fred Ward Gardens, an RSL Lifecare Nursing Home, at Curtin.

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  3. In November we reported that Year 12 Student, Rowena Stening had achieved outstanding results in the Australian Mathematics Competition. As a result of her stellar performance, Rowena was deservingly awarded the Cheryl Praeger Medal for female excellence in mathematics in Australia. This achievement has garnered media attention for Rowena, and earlier this week, she appeared in The Canberra Times – see the full article here.

    Student Achievements – 1.12.17

    In November we reported that Year 12 Student, Rowena Stening had achieved outstanding results in the Australian Mathematics Competition. As a result of her stellar performance, Rowena was deservingly awarded the Cheryl Praeger Medal for female excellence in mathematics in Australia. This achievement has garnered media attention for Rowena, and earlier this week, she appeared in The Canberra Times – see the full article here.

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  4. The whole-of-school Pastoral Care Program at CGGS focuses on student wellbeing and develops service, leadership, study skills, creativity, friendship, cyber awareness and safety knowledge, life skills, resilience and optimism in students over the course of their studies at the School.

    Pastoral Care – from cyber-bulling to community service – 1.12.17

    The whole-of-school Pastoral Care Program at CGGS focuses on student wellbeing and develops service, leadership, study skills, creativity, friendship, cyber awareness and safety knowledge, life skills, resilience and optimism in students over the course of their studies at the School.

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  5. We are delighted to announce the launch of our 2019 Scholarship Program – offering even more opportunities for girls.

    Apply now for 2019 Scholarships – 1.12.17

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our 2019 Scholarship Program – offering even more opportunities for girls.

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  6. As our final Green Room event for the year, you are invited to come along and listen to Claire Madden – social researcher, media commentator and author of Hello Gen Z: Engaging the General of Post-Millennials – as she unpacks five key characteristics of this emerging generation.

    The Green Room presents Claire Madden - ‘Gen Z Defined’ – 1.12.17

    As our final Green Room event for the year, you are invited to come along and listen to Claire Madden – social researcher, media commentator and author of Hello Gen Z: Engaging the General of Post-Millennials – as she unpacks five key characteristics of this emerging generation.

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  7. A reminder that textbooks will be due on the following dates:

Senior textbooks are due either during testing week or once exams are completed.
Years 7-10 textbooks are due between Monday 20 November - Friday 24 November.

    Reminder to return textbooks – 16.11.17

    A reminder that textbooks will be due on the following dates: Senior textbooks are due either during testing week or once exams are completed. Years 7-10 textbooks are due between Monday 20 November - Friday 24 November.

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  8. Elizabeth Coper-Jones (Year 9 Waverley), Captain of Thunder Girls Cup cricket team, was named Cricket ACT’s Junior Cricketer of the Week highlighting a stand out performance last Saturday where she took a hat-trick in for Weston Creek Molonglo Cricket Club against CGS finishing the day with 4 for 10 off 5 overs.

    Student Achievements – 16.11.17

    Elizabeth Coper-Jones (Year 9 Waverley), Captain of Thunder Girls Cup cricket team, was named Cricket ACT’s Junior Cricketer of the Week highlighting a stand out performance last Saturday where she took a hat-trick in for Weston Creek Molonglo Cricket Club against CGS finishing the day with 4 for 10 off 5 overs.

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  9. Junior and Senior Schools commemorated Remembrance Day with two separate services on Friday, 10 November.

The Junior School service began with the mounting of the Catafalque party, provided by the Australian Federation Guard. This was the first time the Junior School hosted the Australian Federation Guard and our students were appropriately respectful and grateful for their participation.

    Lest we forget – 16.11.17

    Junior and Senior Schools commemorated Remembrance Day with two separate services on Friday, 10 November. The Junior School service began with the mounting of the Catafalque party, provided by the Australian Federation Guard. This was the first time the Junior School hosted the Australian Federation Guard and our students were appropriately respectful and grateful for their participation.

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  10. Recently the Year 9 German class spent a morning at the National Zoo and Aquarium, putting to use some of the language we had been studying in class.

    Year 9 German Zoo Trip – 16.11.17

    Recently the Year 9 German class spent a morning at the National Zoo and Aquarium, putting to use some of the language we had been studying in class.

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  11. Year 12 French students studying both BSSS and IB courses, enjoyed a morning down by the lake for a French morning tea and then a visit to the NGA to view some of the French impressionist paintings. This is a culmination of the Semester 2 content where we investigated French Lifestyles and Traditions.

    Au revoir Year 12! – 16.11.17

    Year 12 French students studying both BSSS and IB courses, enjoyed a morning down by the lake for a French morning tea and then a visit to the NGA to view some of the French impressionist paintings. This is a culmination of the Semester 2 content where we investigated French Lifestyles and Traditions.

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  12. On Tuesday, 7 November, the Year 8 Mandarin class of 2017, accompanied by Miss Thorogood and Ms Vannavong, went to Chinatown in Sydney for the day. We arrived at school at 6.00am, tired but extremely excited, awaiting the long three-and-a-half-hour journey which would be filled with singing and laughter.

    Kung Fu in Chinatown! – 16.11.17

    On Tuesday, 7 November, the Year 8 Mandarin class of 2017, accompanied by Miss Thorogood and Ms Vannavong, went to Chinatown in Sydney for the day. We arrived at school at 6.00am, tired but extremely excited, awaiting the long three-and-a-half-hour journey which would be filled with singing and laughter.

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  13. Congratulations to Grammarian Kate Hitchcock (2014) who has just landed an internship in the office of Californian Democratic Congressman Mark DeSaulnier on Washington DC’s Capitol Hill in 2018.

    Grammarians’ News – 16.11.17

    Congratulations to Grammarian Kate Hitchcock (2014) who has just landed an internship in the office of Californian Democratic Congressman Mark DeSaulnier on Washington DC’s Capitol Hill in 2018.

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  14. The G.A.T.E.Ways Challenge provides an opportunity for teams of four students to rotate through a number of activities that place a strong emphasis on creativity, lateral thinking and problem-solving skills.

    Challenge brings out the best in Junior School students – 16.11.17

    The G.A.T.E.Ways Challenge provides an opportunity for teams of four students to rotate through a number of activities that place a strong emphasis on creativity, lateral thinking and problem-solving skills.

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  15. External opportunities for students in 2018 – 16.11.17

    Students at Canberra Girls Grammar School benefit from access to many opportunities both inside and outside the School.

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