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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Last Thursday, 3 August the annual Father/Daughter/Son Breakfast was held in the Senior School Hall.

Despite the cold weather, the breakfast was well attended and extremely successful.

    My dad is... – 10.8.17

    Last Thursday, 3 August the annual Father/Daughter/Son Breakfast was held in the Senior School Hall. Despite the cold weather, the breakfast was well attended and extremely successful.

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  13. On Friday, 4 August, the ELC-Year 6 Canberra Girls Grammar School community gathered for our Beanies for Brain Cancer Chapel service.

The array of beanies presented at the service was most certainly testimony to yet another successful year of fundraising efforts for this important initiative.

    Girls Grammar once again shows its heart – 10.8.17

    On Friday, 4 August, the ELC-Year 6 Canberra Girls Grammar School community gathered for our Beanies for Brain Cancer Chapel service. The array of beanies presented at the service was most certainly testimony to yet another successful year of fundraising efforts for this important initiative.

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  14. Congratulations to Year 8 students Grace Kefford (Glebe) and Georgia Connolly (Deakin) who placed in the top 1% in Australia in the 2017 Australian Geography Competition. CGGS Geography students in Years 7-10 participated in the event which attracted 70,000 students from 743 schools across Australia.

    Student Achievements – 10.8.17

    Congratulations to Year 8 students Grace Kefford (Glebe) and Georgia Connolly (Deakin) who placed in the top 1% in Australia in the 2017 Australian Geography Competition. CGGS Geography students in Years 7-10 participated in the event which attracted 70,000 students from 743 schools across Australia.

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  15. Calling parent helpers! – 27.7.17

    This year’s production of Annie is to be performed at the end of Term 3 and the costume department needs your help!

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