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  1. On the back of impressive ATAR results announced last month, Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) has more reason to celebrate with the announcement of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) results.

    Yi An tops her class as 1 in 7 students earn an ATAR of 98+ – 8.1.18

    On the back of impressive ATAR results announced last month, Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) has more reason to celebrate with the announcement of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) results.

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  2. The CGGS production of ‘Annie’ has received SIX nominations in the 2017 Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards!

    Annie nominated for 6 CAT Awards – 1.12.17

    The CGGS production of ‘Annie’ has received SIX nominations in the 2017 Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards!

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  3. In November we reported that Year 12 Student, Rowena Stening had achieved outstanding results in the Australian Mathematics Competition. As a result of her stellar performance, Rowena was deservingly awarded the Cheryl Praeger Medal for female excellence in mathematics in Australia. This achievement has garnered media attention for Rowena, and earlier this week, she appeared in The Canberra Times – see the full article here.

    Student Achievements – 1.12.17

    In November we reported that Year 12 Student, Rowena Stening had achieved outstanding results in the Australian Mathematics Competition. As a result of her stellar performance, Rowena was deservingly awarded the Cheryl Praeger Medal for female excellence in mathematics in Australia. This achievement has garnered media attention for Rowena, and earlier this week, she appeared in The Canberra Times – see the full article here.

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  4. The whole-of-school Pastoral Care Program at CGGS focuses on student wellbeing and develops service, leadership, study skills, creativity, friendship, cyber awareness and safety knowledge, life skills, resilience and optimism in students over the course of their studies at the School.

    Pastoral Care – from cyber-bulling to community service – 1.12.17

    The whole-of-school Pastoral Care Program at CGGS focuses on student wellbeing and develops service, leadership, study skills, creativity, friendship, cyber awareness and safety knowledge, life skills, resilience and optimism in students over the course of their studies at the School.

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  5. A reminder that textbooks will be due on the following dates:

Senior textbooks are due either during testing week or once exams are completed.
Years 7-10 textbooks are due between Monday 20 November - Friday 24 November.

    Reminder to return textbooks – 16.11.17

    A reminder that textbooks will be due on the following dates: Senior textbooks are due either during testing week or once exams are completed. Years 7-10 textbooks are due between Monday 20 November - Friday 24 November.

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  6. Elizabeth Coper-Jones (Year 9 Waverley), Captain of Thunder Girls Cup cricket team, was named Cricket ACT’s Junior Cricketer of the Week highlighting a stand out performance last Saturday where she took a hat-trick in for Weston Creek Molonglo Cricket Club against CGS finishing the day with 4 for 10 off 5 overs.

    Student Achievements – 16.11.17

    Elizabeth Coper-Jones (Year 9 Waverley), Captain of Thunder Girls Cup cricket team, was named Cricket ACT’s Junior Cricketer of the Week highlighting a stand out performance last Saturday where she took a hat-trick in for Weston Creek Molonglo Cricket Club against CGS finishing the day with 4 for 10 off 5 overs.

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  7. Junior and Senior Schools commemorated Remembrance Day with two separate services on Friday, 10 November.

The Junior School service began with the mounting of the Catafalque party, provided by the Australian Federation Guard. This was the first time the Junior School hosted the Australian Federation Guard and our students were appropriately respectful and grateful for their participation.

    Lest we forget – 16.11.17

    Junior and Senior Schools commemorated Remembrance Day with two separate services on Friday, 10 November. The Junior School service began with the mounting of the Catafalque party, provided by the Australian Federation Guard. This was the first time the Junior School hosted the Australian Federation Guard and our students were appropriately respectful and grateful for their participation.

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  8. Recently the Year 9 German class spent a morning at the National Zoo and Aquarium, putting to use some of the language we had been studying in class.

    Year 9 German Zoo Trip – 16.11.17

    Recently the Year 9 German class spent a morning at the National Zoo and Aquarium, putting to use some of the language we had been studying in class.

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  9. Year 12 French students studying both BSSS and IB courses, enjoyed a morning down by the lake for a French morning tea and then a visit to the NGA to view some of the French impressionist paintings. This is a culmination of the Semester 2 content where we investigated French Lifestyles and Traditions.

    Au revoir Year 12! – 16.11.17

    Year 12 French students studying both BSSS and IB courses, enjoyed a morning down by the lake for a French morning tea and then a visit to the NGA to view some of the French impressionist paintings. This is a culmination of the Semester 2 content where we investigated French Lifestyles and Traditions.

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  10. On Tuesday, 7 November, the Year 8 Mandarin class of 2017, accompanied by Miss Thorogood and Ms Vannavong, went to Chinatown in Sydney for the day. We arrived at school at 6.00am, tired but extremely excited, awaiting the long three-and-a-half-hour journey which would be filled with singing and laughter.

    Kung Fu in Chinatown! – 16.11.17

    On Tuesday, 7 November, the Year 8 Mandarin class of 2017, accompanied by Miss Thorogood and Ms Vannavong, went to Chinatown in Sydney for the day. We arrived at school at 6.00am, tired but extremely excited, awaiting the long three-and-a-half-hour journey which would be filled with singing and laughter.

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  11. External opportunities for students in 2018 – 16.11.17

    Students at Canberra Girls Grammar School benefit from access to many opportunities both inside and outside the School.

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  12. On the evening of Tuesday, 28 November at Llewellyn Hall, the Senior School will come together to celebrate 2017 and acknowledge student award winners from Years 7 to 10.

    Celebrating 2017 – 16.11.17

    On the evening of Tuesday, 28 November at Llewellyn Hall, the Senior School will come together to celebrate 2017 and acknowledge student award winners from Years 7 to 10.

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  13. Congratulations to Rowena Stening (Year 12 Burgmann) who scored in the 100% percentile of the Australian Mathematics Competition.  She scored a z-score of 3.40!

    Student Achievements – 2.11.17

    Congratulations to Rowena Stening (Year 12 Burgmann) who scored in the 100% percentile of the Australian Mathematics Competition. She scored a z-score of 3.40!

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  14. 2017 has been a busy and rewarding year for the students and staff involved in music at CGGS.

Term 4 began with a flurry of events including the Fete performances, Floriade, Junior School performance, Induction of the 2018 Head Chorister, Small Ensembles Concert, The Junior School Music Concert and the annual Music on the Lawn event.

    Inspired by music – 2.11.17

    2017 has been a busy and rewarding year for the students and staff involved in music at CGGS. Term 4 began with a flurry of events including the Fete performances, Floriade, Junior School performance, Induction of the 2018 Head Chorister, Small Ensembles Concert, The Junior School Music Concert and the annual Music on the Lawn event.

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  15. CGGS has a longstanding relationship (since 2008) with Glen Gerreyn who has developed a seminar for students about hope.  The seminar “Hope Express” is research-based and geared around progressive educational agendas, empowering our Year 8, 9 and 10 students in an increasingly complex world.

    Be empowered – Glen Gerreryn talks purpose with Years 8-10 – 2.11.17

    CGGS has a longstanding relationship (since 2008) with Glen Gerreyn who has developed a seminar for students about hope. The seminar “Hope Express” is research-based and geared around progressive educational agendas, empowering our Year 8, 9 and 10 students in an increasingly complex world.

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