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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Congratulations to Rowena Stening (Year 12 Burgmann) who scored in the 100% percentile of the Australian Mathematics Competition.  She scored a z-score of 3.40!

    Student Achievements – 2.11.17

    Congratulations to Rowena Stening (Year 12 Burgmann) who scored in the 100% percentile of the Australian Mathematics Competition. She scored a z-score of 3.40!

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  5. 2017 has been a busy and rewarding year for the students and staff involved in music at CGGS.

Term 4 began with a flurry of events including the Fete performances, Floriade, Junior School performance, Induction of the 2018 Head Chorister, Small Ensembles Concert, The Junior School Music Concert and the annual Music on the Lawn event.

    Inspired by music – 2.11.17

    2017 has been a busy and rewarding year for the students and staff involved in music at CGGS. Term 4 began with a flurry of events including the Fete performances, Floriade, Junior School performance, Induction of the 2018 Head Chorister, Small Ensembles Concert, The Junior School Music Concert and the annual Music on the Lawn event.

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  6. After a lengthy and comprehensive application process, I was absolutely thrilled to receive the news that the Early Learning Centre had been awarded the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority’s (ACECQA)

    ELC earns national Excellent Rating for a second time – 2.11.17

    After a lengthy and comprehensive application process, I was absolutely thrilled to receive the news that the Early Learning Centre had been awarded the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority’s (ACECQA) "Excellent" rating for a second time.

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  7. Congratulations to our U12 Division 3 Soccer team who finished 2nd overall in the Winter Soccer Competition. Members of the team have each received silver medals from Capital Football.

    Silver season for soccer – 19.10.17

    Congratulations to our U12 Division 3 Soccer team who finished 2nd overall in the Winter Soccer Competition. Members of the team have each received silver medals from Capital Football.

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  8. How does Canberra Girls Grammar School celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child? While every day at CGGS gives us myriad reasons to celebrate girls, on Wednesday, 11 October, we welcomed the CGGS Class of 2023 to the Senior School campus.

    International Day of the Girl Child 2017 – 19.10.17

    How does Canberra Girls Grammar School celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child? While every day at CGGS gives us myriad reasons to celebrate girls, on Wednesday, 11 October, we welcomed the CGGS Class of 2023 to the Senior School campus.

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  9. With the launch of The Music Academy at Canberra Girls Grammar School in 2018 we are delighted to invite 2018 Year 7 students to apply for the inaugural Claringbould Vocal Scholarship.

    Raise your voice – Claringbould Vocal Scholarship – 19.10.17

    With the launch of The Music Academy at Canberra Girls Grammar School in 2018 we are delighted to invite 2018 Year 7 students to apply for the inaugural Claringbould Vocal Scholarship.

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  10. Last Saturday, Canberra Girls Grammar School had two teams compete in their respective basketball finals.

    Basketballers head to finals undefeated – 21.9.17

    Last Saturday, Canberra Girls Grammar School had two teams compete in their respective basketball finals.

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  11. Earlier in September, the Junior School fielded a team of 32 at the South Weston Athletics Carnival. Our students achieved some incredible results, and based on this, the following students went on to represent CGGS at the ACT 12 & Under Track & Field Championships on 19 September:

    Junior School athletes represent at ACT Championships – 21.9.17

    Earlier in September, the Junior School fielded a team of 32 at the South Weston Athletics Carnival. Our students achieved some incredible results, and based on this, the following students went on to represent CGGS at the ACT 12 & Under Track & Field Championships on 19 September:

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  12. Several members of the CGGS Parents and Friends Association (P&F) and Friends of Music visited the Junior School last week to see and hear the latest instruments purchased for the Junior School. In 2016, the P&F contributed a substantial amount to purchase the new grand piano in the Junior School Hall with help from the Friends of Music.  This year the two groups have contributed to two new timpani and a third one is in sight before the end of the year.

    Supporting music-making at CGGS – 21.9.17

    Several members of the CGGS Parents and Friends Association (P&F) and Friends of Music visited the Junior School last week to see and hear the latest instruments purchased for the Junior School. In 2016, the P&F contributed a substantial amount to purchase the new grand piano in the Junior School Hall with help from the Friends of Music. This year the two groups have contributed to two new timpani and a third one is in sight before the end of the year.

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  13. After several gruelling months of rehearsals, last week we finally performed Annie.

    Annie wraps after full-house performances – 21.9.17

    After several gruelling months of rehearsals, last week we finally performed Annie.

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  14. Last weekend, four teams from the Junior School participated in the 2017 regional finals of Tournament of Minds TOM). All teams performed superbly on the day and three teams were awarded Honours. They now proceed to the next level of the Tournament – the Territory Finals on Sunday, 17 September.

    Junior School qualifies for Tournament of Minds ACT Finals – 8.9.17

    Last weekend, four teams from the Junior School participated in the 2017 regional finals of Tournament of Minds TOM). All teams performed superbly on the day and three teams were awarded Honours. They now proceed to the next level of the Tournament – the Territory Finals on Sunday, 17 September.

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  15. Science, Technology and STEM are more than a collection of subjects; they are an opportunity to explore, a window to foster our curiosity to understand, and a method to innovate and improve the world around us.  And despite the number of young Australians choosing STEM subjects in high school reportedly being in decline, CGGS is proud of the number of girls studying a subject or engaging in a co-curricular activity within the field of STEM.

    Science superstars! – 8.9.17

    Science, Technology and STEM are more than a collection of subjects; they are an opportunity to explore, a window to foster our curiosity to understand, and a method to innovate and improve the world around us. And despite the number of young Australians choosing STEM subjects in high school reportedly being in decline, CGGS is proud of the number of girls studying a subject or engaging in a co-curricular activity within the field of STEM.

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