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  1. In the days following the attacks in Christchurch, members of our Senior Council wanted to show their support to the victims and members of the community affected by the terror.

    Service Captain calls for kindness – 21.3.19

    In the days following the attacks in Christchurch, members of our Senior Council wanted to show their support to the victims and members of the community affected by the terror.

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  2. Last week I had the privilege of sharing International Women’s Day (IWD) with some incredible young women from our School who I know will go on to achieve great things.

    From the Principal - International Women's Day – 15.3.19

    Last week I had the privilege of sharing International Women’s Day (IWD) with some incredible young women from our School who I know will go on to achieve great things.

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  3. At Canberra Girls Grammar School, we have grown from a core set of Anglican values. Those values inspire our teaching and learning values, which in turn instill our School Community with the values we express to the world.

    Junior School – Pastoral Care in action – 15.3.19

    At Canberra Girls Grammar School, we have grown from a core set of Anglican values. Those values inspire our teaching and learning values, which in turn instill our School Community with the values we express to the world.

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  4. News from Kensington Palace! Last year, Lily Simatupang (Year 11) won a design competition which saw her artwork adorn the cover of a book titled The Way I See It – a realistic portrayal of the ongoing, daily battle a young woman has with her anxiety, and how she decides to deal with it.

    Student Achievements – 15.3.19

    News from Kensington Palace! Last year, Lily Simatupang (Year 11) won a design competition which saw her artwork adorn the cover of a book titled The Way I See It – a realistic portrayal of the ongoing, daily battle a young woman has with her anxiety, and how she decides to deal with it.

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  5. Happy International Women’s Day!

    To our students, on International Women’s Day – 8.3.19

    Happy International Women’s Day!

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  6. For the students in our care, the introduction of bans, restrictions, constraints and rules are a double-edged sword. It gives them boundaries, certainty, ritual and traditions, teaches them how to live in a community and at times, offers up a great source of irritation that children and adolescents rage against passionately.

    From the Principal - flipping the phone conversation – 1.3.19

    For the students in our care, the introduction of bans, restrictions, constraints and rules are a double-edged sword. It gives them boundaries, certainty, ritual and traditions, teaches them how to live in a community and at times, offers up a great source of irritation that children and adolescents rage against passionately.

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  7. In late 2018, Head of Junior School - Angela Whitaker wrote about the Junior School’s signature programs and offered a brief explanation of each unique offering.

    Junior School - Signature Programs – 1.3.19

    In late 2018, Head of Junior School - Angela Whitaker wrote about the Junior School’s signature programs and offered a brief explanation of each unique offering.

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  8. Yiping Yu describes herself as outgoing. Many would argue that’s an understatement.

This cheerful seventeen-year-old smiles her way through each day, but it’s her maturity, resilience and willingness that drove CGGS to create a new position on the Senior Council – one that is at the heart of our values and history.

    Introducing our Emily Captain – 1.3.19

    Yiping Yu describes herself as outgoing. Many would argue that’s an understatement. This cheerful seventeen-year-old smiles her way through each day, but it’s her maturity, resilience and willingness that drove CGGS to create a new position on the Senior Council – one that is at the heart of our values and history.

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  9. Nine students from CGGS participated in this year’s Gondwana National Choral School, held in Sydney from 7-20 January. This highly selective program, established by Lyn Williams AM, brings together enthusiastic young singers from across Australia to learn and memorise challenging choral music under the guidance of many skilled conductors, accompanists and composers. Choristers audition and are reviewed on their vocal ability and musicianship, ultimately placing participants in different choirs, according to age, ability and singing technique.

    Student Achievements – 1.3.19

    Nine students from CGGS participated in this year’s Gondwana National Choral School, held in Sydney from 7-20 January. This highly selective program, established by Lyn Williams AM, brings together enthusiastic young singers from across Australia to learn and memorise challenging choral music under the guidance of many skilled conductors, accompanists and composers. Choristers audition and are reviewed on their vocal ability and musicianship, ultimately placing participants in different choirs, according to age, ability and singing technique.

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  10. This week, as I walked around the Senior School during lunchtimes, or earlier in the day in the Junior School, and watched so many students sitting, playing and interacting, I reflected on the purpose of social time in the school day. Unstructured activity, outside, with multiple year groups, playing music, sharing stories and experiences, and in some instances their lunch. This is a great school with an extraordinary story and a proud past.

    From the Principal - reflection – 15.2.19

    This week, as I walked around the Senior School during lunchtimes, or earlier in the day in the Junior School, and watched so many students sitting, playing and interacting, I reflected on the purpose of social time in the school day. Unstructured activity, outside, with multiple year groups, playing music, sharing stories and experiences, and in some instances their lunch. This is a great school with an extraordinary story and a proud past.

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  11. The beginning of the school year is always special, especially at Canberra Girls. For young children newness brings such joy and excitement, and wonderfully, the start of a new school year is packed full of newness! New shoes, uniforms, bags and hats, new teachers, classrooms, classmates and subjects, new opportunities, new learning, new challenges and new possibilities. Newness pervades the beginning of the school year and opens up a world of hope and potential for each of our students and their families.

    Junior School – Welcome Breakfasts – 15.2.19

    The beginning of the school year is always special, especially at Canberra Girls. For young children newness brings such joy and excitement, and wonderfully, the start of a new school year is packed full of newness! New shoes, uniforms, bags and hats, new teachers, classrooms, classmates and subjects, new opportunities, new learning, new challenges and new possibilities. Newness pervades the beginning of the school year and opens up a world of hope and potential for each of our students and their families.

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  12. Beginning 2019 as the 15th Principal of this historic school, this year is a significant one for me.

    Welcome from the Principal – 24.1.19

    Beginning 2019 as the 15th Principal of this historic school, this year is a significant one for me.

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  13. As the term and the year draws to a close, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all students, parents and staff for the many highlights throughout 2018. There have also been challenging and sad moments for many in our community and we remember and give thanks particularly for those family members no longer with us.

    From the Acting Principal – 30.11.18

    As the term and the year draws to a close, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all students, parents and staff for the many highlights throughout 2018. There have also been challenging and sad moments for many in our community and we remember and give thanks particularly for those family members no longer with us.

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  14. Congratulations to Bella Barry (Year 2 Mackellar) and Claudia Ryall (Year 2 Bates) who represented the ACT in Oztag Under 9s at the National Championships held in Coffs Harbour in October.

    Student Achievements – 30.11.18

    Congratulations to Bella Barry (Year 2 Mackellar) and Claudia Ryall (Year 2 Bates) who represented the ACT in Oztag Under 9s at the National Championships held in Coffs Harbour in October.

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  15. On behalf of MMG Education and the Acting Principal, thank you to those parents of students in Year 6, Year 7, Year 9 and Year 12 who have provided valuable input to this research project by completing their questionnaires.

    Reminder – Parent survey – 30.11.18

    On behalf of MMG Education and the Acting Principal, thank you to those parents of students in Year 6, Year 7, Year 9 and Year 12 who have provided valuable input to this research project by completing their questionnaires.

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