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  1. The school hosted its annual swimming carnival and despite the cold and the wave of illness that appeared to be plaguing the school community, students demonstrated a strong sense of House spirit during the day.

    Senior School Swimming Carnival recap – 21.9.17

    The school hosted its annual swimming carnival and despite the cold and the wave of illness that appeared to be plaguing the school community, students demonstrated a strong sense of House spirit during the day.

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  2. Saturday, 16 September signalled the culmination of the CGGS winter season of Netball. The Netball program went from strength to strength this year with 219 students playing winter Netball alongside their 33 coaches and 18 student coaches.

    Winter Netball wraps up – 21.9.17

    Saturday, 16 September signalled the culmination of the CGGS winter season of Netball. The Netball program went from strength to strength this year with 219 students playing winter Netball alongside their 33 coaches and 18 student coaches.

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  3. 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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  4. Students at CGGS constantly have access to incredible opportunities…and during these holidays, girls interested in STEM have a wealth of things to choose from.

    Holiday opportunities in STEM – 21.9.17

    Students at CGGS constantly have access to incredible opportunities…and during these holidays, girls interested in STEM have a wealth of things to choose from.

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  5. 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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  6. Amy Andersen (Year 8 Robertson) placed third in the 14 Years Classical section at the City of Orange Eisteddfod. She also danced in group dance sections with Lisa Clark Dance Centre's senior performance group. All up, Amy danced seven solos between Monday 21 and Wednesday 23 August, receiving highly commended or better in all her dances. Amy says the experience, “Was great, and the adjudicator gave me lots of helpful feedback.”

    Student Achievements – 8.9.17

    Amy Andersen (Year 8 Robertson) placed third in the 14 Years Classical section at the City of Orange Eisteddfod. She also danced in group dance sections with Lisa Clark Dance Centre's senior performance group. All up, Amy danced seven solos between Monday 21 and Wednesday 23 August, receiving highly commended or better in all her dances. Amy says the experience, “Was great, and the adjudicator gave me lots of helpful feedback.”

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  7. 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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  8. The Languages Faculty was thrilled with the dynamic participation of the school community in Languages Week 2017. Our Language Captains, Sarah Richardson (Year 12 Deakin) and Jordyn Fisher (Year 11 Kilburn), officially opened our celebration at assembly, with a multilingual student-created video.

    Be Transformative. – 8.9.17

    The Languages Faculty was thrilled with the dynamic participation of the school community in Languages Week 2017. Our Language Captains, Sarah Richardson (Year 12 Deakin) and Jordyn Fisher (Year 11 Kilburn), officially opened our celebration at assembly, with a multilingual student-created video.

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  9. Year 9 English students recently hosted parents at their Genius Project Showcase.   The event provided a wonderful opportunity for students to celebrate and share their achievements.

    Year 9 English Genius Project Showcase – 8.9.17

    Year 9 English students recently hosted parents at their Genius Project Showcase. The event provided a wonderful opportunity for students to celebrate and share their achievements.

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  10. The recent Winter One-Act Wonders was a showcase for our Year 7 and 8 co-curricular drama students.

Weeks of hard work during rehearsals, along with some truly talented young women, resulted in two nights of fun entertainment for our cast, directors, crew and of course, family and friends who braved the mid-winter cold.

    Drama students WOW with their winter one-act wonders – 24.8.17

    The recent Winter One-Act Wonders was a showcase for our Year 7 and 8 co-curricular drama students. Weeks of hard work during rehearsals, along with some truly talented young women, resulted in two nights of fun entertainment for our cast, directors, crew and of course, family and friends who braved the mid-winter cold.

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  11. 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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  12. The Senior German class went on an excursion to the National Gallery of Australia during Week 5 of this term.

    Senior students explore German culture through art – 24.8.17

    The Senior German class went on an excursion to the National Gallery of Australia during Week 5 of this term.

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  13. 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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  14. Over two big nights at the Canberra Theatre, students from the Senior School will perform on stage in the largest youth dance event in Canberra.

    Dance Fest is back! – 24.8.17

    Over two big nights at the Canberra Theatre, students from the Senior School will perform on stage in the largest youth dance event in Canberra.

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  15. 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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