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  1. Applications are still open for the 2019 National Youth Science Forum. But they close soon!

    Apply now for National Youth Science Forum in 2019 – 11.5.18

    Applications are still open for the 2019 National Youth Science Forum. But they close soon!

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  2. For our boarding families in country New South Wales, this term CGGS will be attending the Boarding Schools Expo in Dubbo (18–19 May), Griffith (14 June) and Wagga Wagga (15–16 June).

    Upcoming Boarding Expos – 11.5.18

    For our boarding families in country New South Wales, this term CGGS will be attending the Boarding Schools Expo in Dubbo (18–19 May), Griffith (14 June) and Wagga Wagga (15–16 June).

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  3. As always, our students have been very active in a number of sporting events. In this article we catch up with the Junior School Cross Country and South Weston Swimming Carnival.

    Junior School Sports update – 11.5.18

    As always, our students have been very active in a number of sporting events. In this article we catch up with the Junior School Cross Country and South Weston Swimming Carnival.

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  4. We are delighted to announce our new Lake Precinct Building will be officially opened on Tuesday, 29 May 2018.

    Official opening of the new Lake Precinct Building – 11.5.18

    We are delighted to announce our new Lake Precinct Building will be officially opened on Tuesday, 29 May 2018.

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  5. This Sunday – Mother’s Day - Principal Anne Coutts will again be leading the CGGS team at the Mother’s Day Classic. And rather than just aiming to be the ‘Biggest School Team’ again (for the fourth year in a row), we’ve set our sights higher in the hope of being one of the top fundraising teams in the Canberra event.

    Last change to register or donate for Mother’s Day Classic – 11.5.18

    This Sunday – Mother’s Day - Principal Anne Coutts will again be leading the CGGS team at the Mother’s Day Classic. And rather than just aiming to be the ‘Biggest School Team’ again (for the fourth year in a row), we’ve set our sights higher in the hope of being one of the top fundraising teams in the Canberra event.

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  6. Carla Sanfrancesco (Year 11) was invited to participate in Questacon and Samsung’s roundtable discussion, Smart Skills, at The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre on Friday, 4 May 2018. Carla was part of a panel, sitting alongside a teacher, another student, Samsung’s Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and VIP guests. The panel discussed challenging perceptions, the role of creativity in STEM and the impact of the Smart Skills workshops.

    Student Achievements – 11.5.18

    Carla Sanfrancesco (Year 11) was invited to participate in Questacon and Samsung’s roundtable discussion, Smart Skills, at The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre on Friday, 4 May 2018. Carla was part of a panel, sitting alongside a teacher, another student, Samsung’s Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and VIP guests. The panel discussed challenging perceptions, the role of creativity in STEM and the impact of the Smart Skills workshops.

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  7. A major theme at the recent International Baccalaureate World Conference in Singapore was student agency with many examples of how schools across the world are actively enabling students to understand and manage their learning and the environment in which it takes place. I believe that at Canberra Girls Grammar many of our programs and pedagogies already encourage student agency but I also believe there is more we can do.

    Head of Junior School talks student agency – 10.5.18

    A major theme at the recent International Baccalaureate World Conference in Singapore was student agency with many examples of how schools across the world are actively enabling students to understand and manage their learning and the environment in which it takes place. I believe that at Canberra Girls Grammar many of our programs and pedagogies already encourage student agency but I also believe there is more we can do.

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  8. Having already been to the Budawangs on a previous Duke of Ed trip, but failed to reach the top of the rugged mountain named The Castle, I set out once again on a four-day hike with a new bunch of friends to achieve my goal.

    I Capture the Castle – 10.5.18

    Having already been to the Budawangs on a previous Duke of Ed trip, but failed to reach the top of the rugged mountain named The Castle, I set out once again on a four-day hike with a new bunch of friends to achieve my goal.

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  9. On May the Fourth (be with you!), the annual Kitchen Tyrell debates with CGS took place in the Science Atrium in the Senior School. These Year 12 and 9 debates provide the forum for friendly rivalry as students take the floor to make their point.

    Tradition runs deep with Kitchen Tyrell debates – 10.5.18

    On May the Fourth (be with you!), the annual Kitchen Tyrell debates with CGS took place in the Science Atrium in the Senior School. These Year 12 and 9 debates provide the forum for friendly rivalry as students take the floor to make their point.

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  10. Dean of Music, Joel Copeland’s vision to bring the community together through music was realised on 4 April 2018 when seven choirs, our symphony orchestra and various supporting acts took to the CGGS stage for the Together in Music Concert.

    Together in Music Concert – 13.4.18

    Dean of Music, Joel Copeland’s vision to bring the community together through music was realised on 4 April 2018 when seven choirs, our symphony orchestra and various supporting acts took to the CGGS stage for the Together in Music Concert.

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  11. We are counting on all Year 10 students and their parents to come along to our Year 11 Information Evening to learn more about our wide range of specialist subjects on offer in Years 11 and 12.

    Be informed – Year 11 Information Evening – 13.4.18

    We are counting on all Year 10 students and their parents to come along to our Year 11 Information Evening to learn more about our wide range of specialist subjects on offer in Years 11 and 12.

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  12. Nine months ago a group of year 10 STEM students sat in class and brainstormed ideas for their major project to be developed in Semester 2 of 2017 and they came up with the radical idea of designing and constructing a fully functional Tiny House, much like the ones you see in US TV shows. Their rationale was that people are transient and housing is expensive, so why not explore models of housing that would allow greater access to affordable housing at the same time as looking at simpler and more sustainable living.

    An update from our Tiny House team – 13.4.18

    Nine months ago a group of year 10 STEM students sat in class and brainstormed ideas for their major project to be developed in Semester 2 of 2017 and they came up with the radical idea of designing and constructing a fully functional Tiny House, much like the ones you see in US TV shows. Their rationale was that people are transient and housing is expensive, so why not explore models of housing that would allow greater access to affordable housing at the same time as looking at simpler and more sustainable living.

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  13. In conjunction with Snowsports ACT, The Green Room is proud to present, triple Winter Olympian, David Morris.

    The Green Room presents David Morris – 13.4.18

    In conjunction with Snowsports ACT, The Green Room is proud to present, triple Winter Olympian, David Morris.

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  14. Congratulations to two of our very own 'girls with grit' - Year 5 students, Callie Beare who placed third and Tara Fitzgerald who placed fouth in a very tough Fox Superflow Gravity Enduro mountainbike race at Thredbo last weekend. The girls did exceptionally well to ride down that mountain with 350 competitors on the track - the majority being men.

    Student Achievements – 13.4.18

    Congratulations to two of our very own 'girls with grit' - Year 5 students, Callie Beare who placed third and Tara Fitzgerald who placed fouth in a very tough Fox Superflow Gravity Enduro mountainbike race at Thredbo last weekend. The girls did exceptionally well to ride down that mountain with 350 competitors on the track - the majority being men.

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  15. At the beginning of March, Year 11 and 12 Textiles students traveled to Melbourne for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.

    The height of fashion in Melbourne – 13.4.18

    At the beginning of March, Year 11 and 12 Textiles students traveled to Melbourne for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.

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