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  1. We take our position in the community very seriously, and understand our responsibility to serve the families of the region by offering the highest educational opportunities to young women of great potential and special ability.

    Gabriel Foundation - Advancing educational opportunities28 August

    We take our position in the community very seriously, and understand our responsibility to serve the families of the region by offering the highest educational opportunities to young women of great potential and special ability.

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  2. Science Week is not for everybody, but for some students it is the first glimmer or insight into what may ultimately become their lifelong passion.

    From the Principal - Prickly pears28 August

    Science Week is not for everybody, but for some students it is the first glimmer or insight into what may ultimately become their lifelong passion.

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  3. The anticipation had been building during the bus ride as the scenery got wilder and the mountains taller.  Finally, after bumping our way down a rutted dirt track, we reached the starting point for the trip, a little bush campground near Blue Waterholes in the northern part of Kosciuszko National Park. From here it would biking and hiking through the mountains. The first few minutes of the ride gave us no indication of what lay ahead for the trip.

    A ride on the wild side16 August

    The anticipation had been building during the bus ride as the scenery got wilder and the mountains taller. Finally, after bumping our way down a rutted dirt track, we reached the starting point for the trip, a little bush campground near Blue Waterholes in the northern part of Kosciuszko National Park. From here it would biking and hiking through the mountains. The first few minutes of the ride gave us no indication of what lay ahead for the trip.

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  4. Each year, students and teachers across our campuses look forward to Book Week – an opportunity for us all to celebrate books and Australian authors and illustrators. This year’s theme is ‘Reading is My Secret Power’ which our Junior School students have embraced with an eye-catching display in their Library.

    Celebrating books every week in our Libraries16 August

    Each year, students and teachers across our campuses look forward to Book Week – an opportunity for us all to celebrate books and Australian authors and illustrators. This year’s theme is ‘Reading is My Secret Power’ which our Junior School students have embraced with an eye-catching display in their Library.

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  5. Figure skater, Bianca Armstrong (Year 12) competed at the Crystal Challenge in Melbourne and placed 2nd in the Elementary Artistic competition. She also competed with her Theatre on Ice team. Congratulations on this outstanding result, Bianca.

    Student Achievements16 August

    Figure skater, Bianca Armstrong (Year 12) competed at the Crystal Challenge in Melbourne and placed 2nd in the Elementary Artistic competition. She also competed with her Theatre on Ice team. Congratulations on this outstanding result, Bianca.

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  6. Term 3 is the longest and coldest term in the year. The feeling of being so close to the end yet so far from actually graduating takes a toll upon the morale of Year 12s as we drag ourselves out of the warmth of the Senior Common Room at the end of every lunchtime and into the cold world of assessments, due dates, and ATARs.

    To our families…15 August

    Term 3 is the longest and coldest term in the year. The feeling of being so close to the end yet so far from actually graduating takes a toll upon the morale of Year 12s as we drag ourselves out of the warmth of the Senior Common Room at the end of every lunchtime and into the cold world of assessments, due dates, and ATARs.

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  7. Grammarian Madeleine Harley (Bacon, 2000) says it might sound trite to say she is here to give back to her old school, but she is looking forward to giving students the same opportunities she had as a student at CGGS.

    Introducing Madeleine Harley15 August

    Grammarian Madeleine Harley (Bacon, 2000) says it might sound trite to say she is here to give back to her old school, but she is looking forward to giving students the same opportunities she had as a student at CGGS.

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  8. CGGS skiers had a wonderful week in Perisher, with a large team competing in the ACT/Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships from Wednesday, 24 July. Congratulations to everyone who made this possible, including our skiers, staff and parents who all pitch in to make this event successful, year after year. The CGGS team comprised the following students:

    Student Achievements1 August

    CGGS skiers had a wonderful week in Perisher, with a large team competing in the ACT/Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships from Wednesday, 24 July. Congratulations to everyone who made this possible, including our skiers, staff and parents who all pitch in to make this event successful, year after year. The CGGS team comprised the following students:

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  9. The Music Academy hosted the annual Jazz at the Lake concert at Yhuuramulum on Saturday, 1 June.

    Jazz at the Lake1 August

    The Music Academy hosted the annual Jazz at the Lake concert at Yhuuramulum on Saturday, 1 June.

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  10. What an incredible experience this has been for us all. When planning this trip almost two years ago, it was my hope that we would get a keen group of singers who were willing to work hard to create a beautiful sound, learn an extensive list of repertoire and who were open minded about the adventures of traveling this beautiful part of the world.

    European Choir Tour1 August

    What an incredible experience this has been for us all. When planning this trip almost two years ago, it was my hope that we would get a keen group of singers who were willing to work hard to create a beautiful sound, learn an extensive list of repertoire and who were open minded about the adventures of traveling this beautiful part of the world.

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  11. Twelve CGGS students took part in the 21st Australian Combined Schools Music Festival (ACSMF), hosted this year by Sydney Grammar School. The festival is held every two years and brings together musicians from thirteen schools and six states and territories. CGGS had students take part in all three festival ensembles, the orchestra conducted by Daniel Carter, the choir conducted by Réka Csernyik and concert band conducted by John Lynch.

    Australian Combined Schools Music Festival1 August

    Twelve CGGS students took part in the 21st Australian Combined Schools Music Festival (ACSMF), hosted this year by Sydney Grammar School. The festival is held every two years and brings together musicians from thirteen schools and six states and territories. CGGS had students take part in all three festival ensembles, the orchestra conducted by Daniel Carter, the choir conducted by Réka Csernyik and concert band conducted by John Lynch.

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  12. Platform numbers and departures at Woden Interchange have recently changed and may affect students connecting to school services commencing Term 3.

    Woden Interchange Service Updates9 July

    Platform numbers and departures at Woden Interchange have recently changed and may affect students connecting to school services commencing Term 3.

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  13. Equestrian Sam Burge (Year 12) received wonderful results at the Zone 16 Mounted Games in Bungendore. In a field of ten teams, Sam’s team placed 1st in three events, 2nd in three events and 4th in one. Great effort, Sam.

    Student Achievements28 June

    Equestrian Sam Burge (Year 12) received wonderful results at the Zone 16 Mounted Games in Bungendore. In a field of ten teams, Sam’s team placed 1st in three events, 2nd in three events and 4th in one. Great effort, Sam.

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  14. Earlier this month, Grammarian Rosie Schweizer (2018) returned to the Senior School to speak at assembly. Having spent her entire education at Canberra Girls Grammar School (from ELC to Year 12), Rosie is now based in the United States after being awarded a Basketball scholarship.

It is apt that we publish Rosie’s speech in today’s edition of the eNews. As a passionate Humanities student, Rosie’s words exemplify how her studies have prepared her for the wider world – beyond CGGS classrooms and the basketball court.

    Rosie Schweizer - seeking out success27 June

    Earlier this month, Grammarian Rosie Schweizer (2018) returned to the Senior School to speak at assembly. Having spent her entire education at Canberra Girls Grammar School (from ELC to Year 12), Rosie is now based in the United States after being awarded a Basketball scholarship. It is apt that we publish Rosie’s speech in today’s edition of the eNews. As a passionate Humanities student, Rosie’s words exemplify how her studies have prepared her for the wider world – beyond CGGS classrooms and the basketball court.

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  15. The Night of Living History was a huge project in which all Year 10 History students played a part. The process was extensive but at the end of the night, we were all proud of the product we were able to produce. Our task was simple and had barely any restrictions. We were to investigate the historical context, background, achievements and contributions to society of a significant historical leader and produce a display that accurately reflected them.

    The Night of Living History27 June

    The Night of Living History was a huge project in which all Year 10 History students played a part. The process was extensive but at the end of the night, we were all proud of the product we were able to produce. Our task was simple and had barely any restrictions. We were to investigate the historical context, background, achievements and contributions to society of a significant historical leader and produce a display that accurately reflected them.

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