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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. It gives me great pleasure to inform you that, after an exhaustive national and international search, the Canberra Girls Grammar School Board has appointed Mrs Anna Owen to be our next Principal.

    Anna Owen to become 15th Principal of CGGS – 19.11.18

    It gives me great pleasure to inform you that, after an exhaustive national and international search, the Canberra Girls Grammar School Board has appointed Mrs Anna Owen to be our next Principal.

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  5. Be inclusive - The Flag Project – 16.11.18

    With over forty different languages spoken by our students, and almost thirty different faiths represented, there is a sense of broad-mindedness with our School. So it’s no surprise that our Year 5 students jumped at the opportunity to update the flags displayed in the Junior School to better represent our current community.

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  6. The Music Academy’s Spring Concert was held on the last day of October. Set in the Chapel of the Annunciation, small ensembles from both the Junior and Senior School played a varied repertoire of pieces. The acoustics of the Chapel were just perfect to enjoy the ensembles, and the handbells were once again a great hit.

    Spring Concert – 16.11.18

    The Music Academy’s Spring Concert was held on the last day of October. Set in the Chapel of the Annunciation, small ensembles from both the Junior and Senior School played a varied repertoire of pieces. The acoustics of the Chapel were just perfect to enjoy the ensembles, and the handbells were once again a great hit.

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  7. Our Year 5 ‘Girls with Grit’ continue to display their commitment, unwavering grit and determination – in September they attended a rugby clinic led by Wallaby legend (and CGGS parent) Mr Stephen Larkham.

    Year 5 Girls with Grit- Steve Larkham rugby clinic – 16.11.18

    Our Year 5 ‘Girls with Grit’ continue to display their commitment, unwavering grit and determination – in September they attended a rugby clinic led by Wallaby legend (and CGGS parent) Mr Stephen Larkham.

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  8. The 2018 Australian Night of Mathematics was held at Radford College on Tuesday, 13 November.

    Top Mathematics students recognised – 15.11.18

    The 2018 Australian Night of Mathematics was held at Radford College on Tuesday, 13 November.

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  9. “When it comes to solving many of the problems of the world, I believe in girl power.

    From the Head of Junior School – 15.11.18

    “When it comes to solving many of the problems of the world, I believe in girl power." Kofi Annan, 2004

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  10. This week, two Year 12 students officially signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to accept Scholarships in the USA. Tallulah Farrow (Year 12 Robertson) has accepted a Tennis Scholarship at the University of Colorado Boulder and joining her stateside will be Rosie Schweizer (Year 12 Glebe), who received a full Scholarship to play Basketball for George Mason University in Virginia, USA. Way to go!

    Student Achievements – 15.11.18

    This week, two Year 12 students officially signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to accept Scholarships in the USA. Tallulah Farrow (Year 12 Robertson) has accepted a Tennis Scholarship at the University of Colorado Boulder and joining her stateside will be Rosie Schweizer (Year 12 Glebe), who received a full Scholarship to play Basketball for George Mason University in Virginia, USA. Way to go!

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  11. After three days of tough competition and some shocking weather, the CGGS Equestrian Team won the inaugural ACT Interschools’ Equestrian Champions.

    Equestrian team wins inaugural ACT Championships – 14.11.18

    After three days of tough competition and some shocking weather, the CGGS Equestrian Team won the inaugural ACT Interschools’ Equestrian Champions.

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  12. Our Year 5 ‘Girls with Grit’ continue to display their commitment, unwavering grit and determination – in September they attended a rugby clinic led by Wallaby legend (and CGGS parent) Mr Stephen Larkham.

    Girls with Grit - Steve Larkham rugby clinic – 14.11.18

    Our Year 5 ‘Girls with Grit’ continue to display their commitment, unwavering grit and determination – in September they attended a rugby clinic led by Wallaby legend (and CGGS parent) Mr Stephen Larkham.

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  13. Congratulations to Grace Carter (Year 11 Burgmann) who has been accepted to attend the Gondwana National Choral School for the 7th time! Grace was one of the soloists at the Music Academy’s Together in Music Concert in April this year. Grace will sing with the internationally renowned Gondwana Voices and has been attending the Choral School since she was 10. The Choral School takes place over 2 weeks in January at the University of New South Wales, with the final public concerts (which are always a sell-out) held at the University Mathews Theatre. Well done Grace!

    Student Achievements – 31.10.18

    Congratulations to Grace Carter (Year 11 Burgmann) who has been accepted to attend the Gondwana National Choral School for the 7th time! Grace was one of the soloists at the Music Academy’s Together in Music Concert in April this year. Grace will sing with the internationally renowned Gondwana Voices and has been attending the Choral School since she was 10. The Choral School takes place over 2 weeks in January at the University of New South Wales, with the final public concerts (which are always a sell-out) held at the University Mathews Theatre. Well done Grace!

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  14. The CGGS Junior School STEM Tournament of Minds (ToM) Team travelled to Darwin in the last week of the holidays to compete in the ToM International Finals. They competed against the best of the best in this competition with teams from every state and territory as well as New Zealand, participating in the Primary STEM discipline.

    STEM team receives honours at international final – 30.10.18

    The CGGS Junior School STEM Tournament of Minds (ToM) Team travelled to Darwin in the last week of the holidays to compete in the ToM International Finals. They competed against the best of the best in this competition with teams from every state and territory as well as New Zealand, participating in the Primary STEM discipline.

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  15. Thank you to all the parents who made submissions to Transport Canberra’s survey in response to planned changes to school bus services in 2019.

    Transport Canberra – update on 2019 school bus services – 19.10.18

    Thank you to all the parents who made submissions to Transport Canberra’s survey in response to planned changes to school bus services in 2019.

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