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  1. Last month we announced the introduction of navy pants/trousers as an optional uniform available to any student who wishes to wear them.

Sample sizes of the navy pants are now available in the Uniform Shop and generally take about two weeks to arrive after the order is placed.

    Wearing the pants! – 8.9.17

    Last month we announced the introduction of navy pants/trousers as an optional uniform available to any student who wishes to wear them. Sample sizes of the navy pants are now available in the Uniform Shop and generally take about two weeks to arrive after the order is placed.

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  2. The Languages Faculty was thrilled with the dynamic participation of the school community in Languages Week 2017. Our Language Captains, Sarah Richardson (Year 12 Deakin) and Jordyn Fisher (Year 11 Kilburn), officially opened our celebration at assembly, with a multilingual student-created video.

    Be Transformative. – 8.9.17

    The Languages Faculty was thrilled with the dynamic participation of the school community in Languages Week 2017. Our Language Captains, Sarah Richardson (Year 12 Deakin) and Jordyn Fisher (Year 11 Kilburn), officially opened our celebration at assembly, with a multilingual student-created video.

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  3. Year 9 English students recently hosted parents at their Genius Project Showcase.   The event provided a wonderful opportunity for students to celebrate and share their achievements.

    Year 9 English Genius Project Showcase – 8.9.17

    Year 9 English students recently hosted parents at their Genius Project Showcase. The event provided a wonderful opportunity for students to celebrate and share their achievements.

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  4. In this edition of eNews you will both watch and read about our students learning. These are exciting projects that encourage students’ higher level thinking. We ask them to be inquisitive, to research and to suggest ways to solve problems. These are skills that will serve them well in the future.

    How many marks does this carry? – 8.9.17

    In this edition of eNews you will both watch and read about our students learning. These are exciting projects that encourage students’ higher level thinking. We ask them to be inquisitive, to research and to suggest ways to solve problems. These are skills that will serve them well in the future.

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  5. Late in August, our Defence Families came together for a Twilight Evening at the Science Atrium. With 96 Permanent Australian Defence students, and many Reserve and International Military Families within our Junior and Senior Campus, this was the perfect opportunity for families to catch up with old friends, make new connections and chat with the Canberrean Family Liaison Officer regarding issues faced by Defence families.

    Connecting our Defence families – 8.9.17

    Late in August, our Defence Families came together for a Twilight Evening at the Science Atrium. With 96 Permanent Australian Defence students, and many Reserve and International Military Families within our Junior and Senior Campus, this was the perfect opportunity for families to catch up with old friends, make new connections and chat with the Canberrean Family Liaison Officer regarding issues faced by Defence families.

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  6. The recent Winter One-Act Wonders was a showcase for our Year 7 and 8 co-curricular drama students.

Weeks of hard work during rehearsals, along with some truly talented young women, resulted in two nights of fun entertainment for our cast, directors, crew and of course, family and friends who braved the mid-winter cold.

    Drama students WOW with their winter one-act wonders – 24.8.17

    The recent Winter One-Act Wonders was a showcase for our Year 7 and 8 co-curricular drama students. Weeks of hard work during rehearsals, along with some truly talented young women, resulted in two nights of fun entertainment for our cast, directors, crew and of course, family and friends who braved the mid-winter cold.

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  7. Our Junior School Touch Football team walked away from the ACT All School Touch Football Gala Day undefeated on Thursday, 17 August.

    We are the champions! – 24.8.17

    Our Junior School Touch Football team walked away from the ACT All School Touch Football Gala Day undefeated on Thursday, 17 August.

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  8. One of our Year 5 students, Reshmi Senanayake, has written a book titled The Tropical Purple Hearing Aids. Reshmi’s book is about a girl named Anita who receives a hearing aid and the huge difference this device makes to her life.

    Student Achievements – 24.8.17

    One of our Year 5 students, Reshmi Senanayake, has written a book titled The Tropical Purple Hearing Aids. Reshmi’s book is about a girl named Anita who receives a hearing aid and the huge difference this device makes to her life.

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  9. The Senior German class went on an excursion to the National Gallery of Australia during Week 5 of this term.

    Senior students explore German culture through art – 24.8.17

    The Senior German class went on an excursion to the National Gallery of Australia during Week 5 of this term.

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  10. A colleague recently shared the following quote and confided that she had a ‘light bulb’ moment when she grasped the great divide between talking about WHAT students learn and HOW they learn it, and what learning IS.

    Learning how to learn – 24.8.17

    A colleague recently shared the following quote and confided that she had a ‘light bulb’ moment when she grasped the great divide between talking about WHAT students learn and HOW they learn it, and what learning IS.

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  11. Over two big nights at the Canberra Theatre, students from the Senior School will perform on stage in the largest youth dance event in Canberra.

    Dance Fest is back! – 24.8.17

    Over two big nights at the Canberra Theatre, students from the Senior School will perform on stage in the largest youth dance event in Canberra.

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  12. Since 1945, on the third Friday in August the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) announces the Book of the Year.

    Characters come to life as we celebrate Book Week – 24.8.17

    Since 1945, on the third Friday in August the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) announces the Book of the Year.

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  13. Our Prep students had an extremely exciting day on Friday, 28 July, celebrating the milestone of reaching their 100th Day of Prep!

    100 Days of Prep celebrations – 24.8.17

    Our Prep students had an extremely exciting day on Friday, 28 July, celebrating the milestone of reaching their 100th Day of Prep!

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  14. 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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  15. 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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