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  1. As Term 1 ends, I have encouraged the students to continue to reflect on their short-term triumphs, to be grateful and show gratitude for the term and all the opportunities it presented.

    From the Principal – Contemplation12 April

    As Term 1 ends, I have encouraged the students to continue to reflect on their short-term triumphs, to be grateful and show gratitude for the term and all the opportunities it presented.

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  2. Dayne Spencer and Maree Cronin have been working together for about 10 weeks – one as a Prep teacher, the other teaching Dance in the Senior School. While some members of staff may go years without having the opportunity to work with colleagues on another campus, these relatively new members of the CGGS teaching team are collaborating as choreographers in the School’s production of Wicked.

    A Wicked collaboration12 April

    Dayne Spencer and Maree Cronin have been working together for about 10 weeks – one as a Prep teacher, the other teaching Dance in the Senior School. While some members of staff may go years without having the opportunity to work with colleagues on another campus, these relatively new members of the CGGS teaching team are collaborating as choreographers in the School’s production of Wicked.

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  3. This week we opened ticket sales for the CGGS production of Wicked – click here to take advantage of early bird rates now!

    Wicked!29 March

    This week we opened ticket sales for the CGGS production of Wicked – click here to take advantage of early bird rates now!

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  4. Our Dragon Boat Captain, Georgia Braggett (Year 12) has been named as the ACT Junior Dragon Boat Captain for the Australian Dragon Boat Championships (AusChamps) which will be held in Canberra over the Easter weekend. Congratulations Georgia!

    Student achievements29 March

    Our Dragon Boat Captain, Georgia Braggett (Year 12) has been named as the ACT Junior Dragon Boat Captain for the Australian Dragon Boat Championships (AusChamps) which will be held in Canberra over the Easter weekend. Congratulations Georgia!

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  5. Performing Arts at Canberra Girls Grammar School continues to engage, inspire and enrich our students across the School. In addition to music, our broad co-curricular program offers performance opportunities for students interested in Dance and Drama, while also giving students the opportunity to embrace their passions through the curriculum.

    Senior School – Expression through drama and dance29 March

    Performing Arts at Canberra Girls Grammar School continues to engage, inspire and enrich our students across the School. In addition to music, our broad co-curricular program offers performance opportunities for students interested in Dance and Drama, while also giving students the opportunity to embrace their passions through the curriculum.

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  6. Canberra Girls Grammar School finished second in the overall point score at the 2019 NSW Schoolgirl Head of the River last weekend.

Competing in a field of 40 schools, the 107-strong crew were only surpassed by Pymble Ladies’ College, which boasts 30 more rowers than CGGS.

    Rowing crews maintain dominance over top NSW schools21 March

    Canberra Girls Grammar School finished second in the overall point score at the 2019 NSW Schoolgirl Head of the River last weekend. Competing in a field of 40 schools, the 107-strong crew were only surpassed by Pymble Ladies’ College, which boasts 30 more rowers than CGGS.

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  7. In the days following the attacks in Christchurch, members of our Senior Council wanted to show their support to the victims and members of the community affected by the terror.

    Service Captain calls for kindness21 March

    In the days following the attacks in Christchurch, members of our Senior Council wanted to show their support to the victims and members of the community affected by the terror.

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  8. The Pastoral Care program in the Senior School continues to be a particular point of difference between CGGS and other schools.

One of the most significant changes to the program commenced at the start of this year with daily Tutor Group time being extended to 40 minutes.

    Senior School - Fostering positivity15 March

    The Pastoral Care program in the Senior School continues to be a particular point of difference between CGGS and other schools. One of the most significant changes to the program commenced at the start of this year with daily Tutor Group time being extended to 40 minutes.

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  9. Last week I had the privilege of sharing International Women’s Day (IWD) with some incredible young women from our School who I know will go on to achieve great things.

    From the Principal - International Women's Day15 March

    Last week I had the privilege of sharing International Women’s Day (IWD) with some incredible young women from our School who I know will go on to achieve great things.

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  10. News from Kensington Palace! Last year, Lily Simatupang (Year 11) won a design competition which saw her artwork adorn the cover of a book titled The Way I See It – a realistic portrayal of the ongoing, daily battle a young woman has with her anxiety, and how she decides to deal with it.

    Student Achievements15 March

    News from Kensington Palace! Last year, Lily Simatupang (Year 11) won a design competition which saw her artwork adorn the cover of a book titled The Way I See It – a realistic portrayal of the ongoing, daily battle a young woman has with her anxiety, and how she decides to deal with it.

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  11. Senior School Winter Sport sign-ups have been open for a couple of weeks now and we are seeing good interest. Here are some more details about what to expect for each of the sports.

    Winter Sport sign-ups15 March

    Senior School Winter Sport sign-ups have been open for a couple of weeks now and we are seeing good interest. Here are some more details about what to expect for each of the sports.

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  12. Happy International Women’s Day!

    To our students, on International Women’s Day8 March

    Happy International Women’s Day!

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  13. For the students in our care, the introduction of bans, restrictions, constraints and rules are a double-edged sword. It gives them boundaries, certainty, ritual and traditions, teaches them how to live in a community and at times, offers up a great source of irritation that children and adolescents rage against passionately.

    From the Principal - flipping the phone conversation1 March

    For the students in our care, the introduction of bans, restrictions, constraints and rules are a double-edged sword. It gives them boundaries, certainty, ritual and traditions, teaches them how to live in a community and at times, offers up a great source of irritation that children and adolescents rage against passionately.

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  14. Ad Astra is the Senior School’s holistic program that enables our students to gain the skills necessary for success in academic pursuits and future employment.

    Senior School - Ad Astra1 March

    Ad Astra is the Senior School’s holistic program that enables our students to gain the skills necessary for success in academic pursuits and future employment.

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  15. Yiping Yu describes herself as outgoing. Many would argue that’s an understatement.

This cheerful seventeen-year-old smiles her way through each day, but it’s her maturity, resilience and willingness that drove CGGS to create a new position on the Senior Council – one that is at the heart of our values and history.

    Introducing our Emily Captain1 March

    Yiping Yu describes herself as outgoing. Many would argue that’s an understatement. This cheerful seventeen-year-old smiles her way through each day, but it’s her maturity, resilience and willingness that drove CGGS to create a new position on the Senior Council – one that is at the heart of our values and history.

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