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  1. Congratulations to Tara Strickland (Year 7) who competed at the Riverside Dance Festival and was named the Most Promising Lyrical Dancer and earned the following placings...

    Student Achievements23 May

    Congratulations to Tara Strickland (Year 7) who competed at the Riverside Dance Festival and was named the Most Promising Lyrical Dancer and earned the following placings...

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  2. The Music Academy kicked off its 2019 Concert Series with the Together in Music concert on Friday, 5 April. Involving a large number of CGGS staff, students and members of the wider community, it is one of the biggest events on the music calendar.

    Together in Music23 May

    The Music Academy kicked off its 2019 Concert Series with the Together in Music concert on Friday, 5 April. Involving a large number of CGGS staff, students and members of the wider community, it is one of the biggest events on the music calendar.

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  3. Students Eloise Crawford (Year 9), Amélie Munro (Year 10) and Ella Borgo (Year 10) travelled to Sydney at the beginning of May to participate in Playerlink with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

    CGGS Musicians train with Sydney Symphony Orchestra23 May

    Students Eloise Crawford (Year 9), Amélie Munro (Year 10) and Ella Borgo (Year 10) travelled to Sydney at the beginning of May to participate in Playerlink with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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  4. On Wednesday, 15 May, we were delighted to present the inaugural ACT Anglican Schools Bands Festival.

    ACT Combined Anglican Schools Bands Festival Concert23 May

    On Wednesday, 15 May, we were delighted to present the inaugural ACT Anglican Schools Bands Festival.

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  5. On Friday 10 May, Girls Grammar hosted the Canberra International Music Festival.  The Chapel provided a stunning location for a full day of music provided by some of the international artists in town for the Festival.

    Canberra International Music Festival23 May

    On Friday 10 May, Girls Grammar hosted the Canberra International Music Festival. The Chapel provided a stunning location for a full day of music provided by some of the international artists in town for the Festival.

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  6. We never forget those people, places and organisations that shape us and this school is one such place. It shapes and is shaped by those who attend as students, but equally shapes and is shaped by those who accept the call to engage. I accept humbly, and with great depth of feeling, the invitation to join the CGGS community as the 15th Principal.

    From the Principal – Commissioning – following the greats23 May

    We never forget those people, places and organisations that shape us and this school is one such place. It shapes and is shaped by those who attend as students, but equally shapes and is shaped by those who accept the call to engage. I accept humbly, and with great depth of feeling, the invitation to join the CGGS community as the 15th Principal.

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  7. We climbed. We scrambled. We trekked – and it couldn’t have had a more rewarding and memorable first Duke of Edinburgh hike.

    Up for the challenge23 May

    We climbed. We scrambled. We trekked – and it couldn’t have had a more rewarding and memorable first Duke of Edinburgh hike.

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  8. Please remember you will only see notices from the time of your first login (you cannot access notices retrospectively to the time before you first logged in).

    Have you logged in to Agora yet?23 May

    Please remember you will only see notices from the time of your first login (you cannot access notices retrospectively to the time before you first logged in).

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  9. As we move towards our centenary year, we find ourselves looking back to our history more than ever. Founders’ Day festivities this year took on a new sense of importance as we honoured old customs and created new traditions

    Old customs and new traditions - Founders' Day9 May

    As we move towards our centenary year, we find ourselves looking back to our history more than ever. Founders’ Day festivities this year took on a new sense of importance as we honoured old customs and created new traditions

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  10. To honour Mother’s Day, we asked Sue Hart (Grant, 1972) to give us her thoughts on what the day means to her.

Sue's association with CGGS began in 1971, joining the School in Year 11 and becoming School Vice Captain and Kilburn Swimming Captain in 1972. Her two daughters, Madeleine (2000) and Stephanie (2005) joined the school in 1996. Sue was appointed to the School Board in 2000. She was previously a member and Deputy President of the P&F and President of the Grammarians' Association. Sue runs her own successful secretariat and governance services business, following careers in federal politics and the public service.

    Sue Hart on Mother's Day9 May

    To honour Mother’s Day, we asked Sue Hart (Grant, 1972) to give us her thoughts on what the day means to her. Sue's association with CGGS began in 1971, joining the School in Year 11 and becoming School Vice Captain and Kilburn Swimming Captain in 1972. Her two daughters, Madeleine (2000) and Stephanie (2005) joined the school in 1996. Sue was appointed to the School Board in 2000. She was previously a member and Deputy President of the P&F and President of the Grammarians' Association. Sue runs her own successful secretariat and governance services business, following careers in federal politics and the public service.

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  11. Our Boarders are fortunate to have a stand-in mum in the form of Tina Twigg, but nothing is quite the same as having your own mother by your side, particularly on Mother’s Day.

This Sunday, some of our Boarders will have the opportunity to spend time with their mothers as they participate in the Mother’s Day Classic, or enjoy Devonshire Tea in the Boarding House.

    Boarding Mums send messages of love8 May

    Our Boarders are fortunate to have a stand-in mum in the form of Tina Twigg, but nothing is quite the same as having your own mother by your side, particularly on Mother’s Day. This Sunday, some of our Boarders will have the opportunity to spend time with their mothers as they participate in the Mother’s Day Classic, or enjoy Devonshire Tea in the Boarding House.

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  12. At the end of the April holidays, the CGGS Equestrian team participated in the Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition in Jindabyne. Sixteen riders, comprising Junior and Senior School students put in an incredible effort, finishing equal 8th place in a field of 54 schools, a tremendous effort by all our riders and a wonderful opportunity to see students from both campuses coming together to compete as a team.

    Student Achievements8 May

    At the end of the April holidays, the CGGS Equestrian team participated in the Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition in Jindabyne. Sixteen riders, comprising Junior and Senior School students put in an incredible effort, finishing equal 8th place in a field of 54 schools, a tremendous effort by all our riders and a wonderful opportunity to see students from both campuses coming together to compete as a team.

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  13. Year 7 students, Maggie Burdon and Chloe Douglas-Byrne competed at the recent NSW Swimming State Championships at Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre. Chloe, who competed in seven events, and Maggie, who competed in six, both made final placings in their pet events: Chloe 4th in 50 freestyle and 7th in 50 butterfly; Maggie 8th in 400 freestyle and 800 freestyle. All three girls train under Les Barklay at the CGGS pool in the mornings and achieved personal best times in all their events. Chloe and Maggie also achieved finals placings at the NSW Swimming Country Championships at Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre in February, with Chloe winning a bronze medal in the 12 years 100 freestyle.

    Student Achievements12 April

    Year 7 students, Maggie Burdon and Chloe Douglas-Byrne competed at the recent NSW Swimming State Championships at Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre. Chloe, who competed in seven events, and Maggie, who competed in six, both made final placings in their pet events: Chloe 4th in 50 freestyle and 7th in 50 butterfly; Maggie 8th in 400 freestyle and 800 freestyle. All three girls train under Les Barklay at the CGGS pool in the mornings and achieved personal best times in all their events. Chloe and Maggie also achieved finals placings at the NSW Swimming Country Championships at Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre in February, with Chloe winning a bronze medal in the 12 years 100 freestyle.

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  14. Students from CGGS swept the competition at the Sydney Regional Round of the World Scholar’s Cup held last weekend. A team of 18 students took part in the regional round of this global competition. Our students won first place in all four events (Debate, Essay Writing, Multiple Choice Exam and Team Quiz) both in the individual and team competitions. The girls also finished first overall in the competition, dominating other schools including selective high school Hurlstone Agricultural, Pymble Ladies’ College, Inaburra School and St George’s Christian School.

    Dominating the Sydney round of World Scholar’s Cup12 April

    Students from CGGS swept the competition at the Sydney Regional Round of the World Scholar’s Cup held last weekend. A team of 18 students took part in the regional round of this global competition. Our students won first place in all four events (Debate, Essay Writing, Multiple Choice Exam and Team Quiz) both in the individual and team competitions. The girls also finished first overall in the competition, dominating other schools including selective high school Hurlstone Agricultural, Pymble Ladies’ College, Inaburra School and St George’s Christian School.

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  15. Closing out a stellar season, the CGGS Rowing team recently competed at the Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships last month. Spoiler alert – we finished 3rd in the country!

In this edition of eNews, trainer Nigel Miller, Head of Rowing Caroline Pijpers and Rowing Captain Ella Kerr give their perspectives on a season to remember.

    Rowers are Top 3 in Australia12 April

    Closing out a stellar season, the CGGS Rowing team recently competed at the Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships last month. Spoiler alert – we finished 3rd in the country! In this edition of eNews, trainer Nigel Miller, Head of Rowing Caroline Pijpers and Rowing Captain Ella Kerr give their perspectives on a season to remember.

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