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  1. At the end of Term 2, the Heart Foundation visited our Junior School campus for our Jump Rope for Heart, in memory of our beloved Chaplain, the late Reverend Dr David Willsher, who passed away last year from a heart attack.

    Student Achievements31 July

    At the end of Term 2, the Heart Foundation visited our Junior School campus for our Jump Rope for Heart, in memory of our beloved Chaplain, the late Reverend Dr David Willsher, who passed away last year from a heart attack.

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  2. Term 2 saw the commencement of the CGGS Virtual House Challenge in the Senior School.

There is now less than two weeks to go before the winning House is announced with two more challenges and opportunities for students to earn points.

    Virtual House Challenge – the pressure is on!31 July

    Term 2 saw the commencement of the CGGS Virtual House Challenge in the Senior School. There is now less than two weeks to go before the winning House is announced with two more challenges and opportunities for students to earn points.

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  3. In 2019, the late Reverend Dr David Willsher introduced the idea of installing a ‘wormhole’ to help create a sense of unity across our geographically separate campuses.

    Welcome to the wormhole31 July

    In 2019, the late Reverend Dr David Willsher introduced the idea of installing a ‘wormhole’ to help create a sense of unity across our geographically separate campuses.

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  4. Following the interview some of our students conducted with The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley, we were delighted to receive a note of thanks from Mrs Hurley, accompanied by a book titled, Playing their part: Vice-Regal Consorts of New South Wales 1788-2019.

    A note of thanks from Her Excellency31 July

    Following the interview some of our students conducted with The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley, we were delighted to receive a note of thanks from Mrs Hurley, accompanied by a book titled, Playing their part: Vice-Regal Consorts of New South Wales 1788-2019.

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  5. It was Sunday morning around 11.00am, we were riding our bikes up a steep and windy track towards the top of mount Majura. For what seemed like the 50th time that day, I once again got off my bike and walked around a sharp and rocky bend in the track.

    Back on the bike: Obstacles bring their own rewards31 July

    It was Sunday morning around 11.00am, we were riding our bikes up a steep and windy track towards the top of mount Majura. For what seemed like the 50th time that day, I once again got off my bike and walked around a sharp and rocky bend in the track. "Have I bitten off more than I can chew?" I thought to myself.

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  6. There is only one week left to apply for scholarships and bursaries.

    2022 scholarships and bursaries closing soon18 June

    There is only one week left to apply for scholarships and bursaries.

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  7. Students and staff in the Music Academy continue to discover innovative ways to create entertaining performances for our community to enjoy.

    Rock This Town – Adelaide Avenue Jazz Band18 June

    Students and staff in the Music Academy continue to discover innovative ways to create entertaining performances for our community to enjoy.

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  8. In order to assist Year 8 students with their subject selections for 2021, a Languages Immersion Day was held earlier this month.

    Year 8 Languages immersion experience18 June

    In order to assist Year 8 students with their subject selections for 2021, a Languages Immersion Day was held earlier this month.

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  9. Congratulations to Year 8 student, Lilian Bailey who recently won an art prize run by Zart, the supplier of art and craft materials. The competition asked students to submit an artwork reflecting the statement ‘home is where the art is’.

    Year 8 artist picks up art prize4 June

    Congratulations to Year 8 student, Lilian Bailey who recently won an art prize run by Zart, the supplier of art and craft materials. The competition asked students to submit an artwork reflecting the statement ‘home is where the art is’.

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  10. Our teaching staff regularly have the opportunity to act as mentors pre-service teachers. It is an excellent form of reciprocated reflection, for both parties.

In the Senior School, we are fortunate enough to currently have two Grammarians come back as pre-service teachers.

    Grammarians return to the classroom4 June

    Our teaching staff regularly have the opportunity to act as mentors pre-service teachers. It is an excellent form of reciprocated reflection, for both parties. In the Senior School, we are fortunate enough to currently have two Grammarians come back as pre-service teachers.

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  11. The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley graciously offered to provide an exclusive remote interview to Canberra Girls Grammar School students after having to cancel their attendance at the 2020 CGGS ANZAC Day Assembly due to COVID-19.

    A conversation with the Governor-General4 June

    The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley graciously offered to provide an exclusive remote interview to Canberra Girls Grammar School students after having to cancel their attendance at the 2020 CGGS ANZAC Day Assembly due to COVID-19.

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  12. The Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia called on student leaders to participate in their webinar:  Reimagining 2020: Leading in lockdown. Boarding Co-Captain, Sarah Walker, and School Captain, Lily Hall, ably represented CGGS and engaged in the conversation around 2020 not being what student leaders envisioned. With many of their plans turned upside down and change and uncertainty still ahead, the Alliance invited like-minded girls to connect and navigate these changes together.

    Leading in lockdown22 May

    The Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia called on student leaders to participate in their webinar: Reimagining 2020: Leading in lockdown. Boarding Co-Captain, Sarah Walker, and School Captain, Lily Hall, ably represented CGGS and engaged in the conversation around 2020 not being what student leaders envisioned. With many of their plans turned upside down and change and uncertainty still ahead, the Alliance invited like-minded girls to connect and navigate these changes together.

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  13. The Head of Canberra Girls Grammar Senior School, Ms Julie Jorritsma, warmly invites current Year 10 students and their parents to attend an online, live information session to support the transition into Year 11 next year.

    Year 11 2021 Virtual Information Session22 May

    The Head of Canberra Girls Grammar Senior School, Ms Julie Jorritsma, warmly invites current Year 10 students and their parents to attend an online, live information session to support the transition into Year 11 next year.

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  14. Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

    Music scholars22 May

    Applications are now open for the 2022 Gabriel Foundation Scholars’ Program.

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  15. Year 12 students have been invited to participate in a global survey to inform a collaborative research project into the impact of the events of 2020 on their education.

    Year 12 students have their say in global study22 May

    Year 12 students have been invited to participate in a global survey to inform a collaborative research project into the impact of the events of 2020 on their education.

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