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  1. 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-ups – 15.3.19

    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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  2. Happy International Women’s Day!

    To our students, on International Women’s Day – 8.3.19

    Happy International Women’s Day!

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  3. 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 conversation – 1.3.19

    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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  4. 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 Astra – 1.3.19

    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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  5. 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 Captain – 1.3.19

    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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  6. Life continues to be busy in the Boarding House. After the excitement of camps, the Boarders are settling into the day school and the routine of Prep. However, the social fun continues! Earlier in the month we celebrated Valentine’s (Galentine’s!) Day with a themed family dinner complete with decorations!

    From the BoHo – 1.3.19

    Life continues to be busy in the Boarding House. After the excitement of camps, the Boarders are settling into the day school and the routine of Prep. However, the social fun continues! Earlier in the month we celebrated Valentine’s (Galentine’s!) Day with a themed family dinner complete with decorations!

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  7. Nine students from CGGS participated in this year’s Gondwana National Choral School, held in Sydney from 7-20 January. This highly selective program, established by Lyn Williams AM, brings together enthusiastic young singers from across Australia to learn and memorise challenging choral music under the guidance of many skilled conductors, accompanists and composers. Choristers audition and are reviewed on their vocal ability and musicianship, ultimately placing participants in different choirs, according to age, ability and singing technique.

    Student Achievements – 1.3.19

    Nine students from CGGS participated in this year’s Gondwana National Choral School, held in Sydney from 7-20 January. This highly selective program, established by Lyn Williams AM, brings together enthusiastic young singers from across Australia to learn and memorise challenging choral music under the guidance of many skilled conductors, accompanists and composers. Choristers audition and are reviewed on their vocal ability and musicianship, ultimately placing participants in different choirs, according to age, ability and singing technique.

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  8. This week, as I walked around the Senior School during lunchtimes, or earlier in the day in the Junior School, and watched so many students sitting, playing and interacting, I reflected on the purpose of social time in the school day. Unstructured activity, outside, with multiple year groups, playing music, sharing stories and experiences, and in some instances their lunch. This is a great school with an extraordinary story and a proud past.

    From the Principal - reflection – 15.2.19

    This week, as I walked around the Senior School during lunchtimes, or earlier in the day in the Junior School, and watched so many students sitting, playing and interacting, I reflected on the purpose of social time in the school day. Unstructured activity, outside, with multiple year groups, playing music, sharing stories and experiences, and in some instances their lunch. This is a great school with an extraordinary story and a proud past.

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  9. We are off to an incredible start to the year with our students achieving great things! Our students are a community of young women with a trailblazing spirit - from the sporting field, to creative pursuits and outdoor endeavours, their achievements showcase their courage and sense of community.

    Student Achievements – 15.2.19

    We are off to an incredible start to the year with our students achieving great things! Our students are a community of young women with a trailblazing spirit - from the sporting field, to creative pursuits and outdoor endeavours, their achievements showcase their courage and sense of community.

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  10. At the start of each year, the Senior School recognises students who have stepped into leadership roles across all areas of the School at the annual Commencement Service. Badges are presented, parents look on with pride, teaching staff process in their academic gowns and the Gabriel Singers inspire the audience with their joyous voices.

    Senior School - Commencement – 15.2.19

    At the start of each year, the Senior School recognises students who have stepped into leadership roles across all areas of the School at the annual Commencement Service. Badges are presented, parents look on with pride, teaching staff process in their academic gowns and the Gabriel Singers inspire the audience with their joyous voices.

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  11. What a wonderful, active start to the new school year the Boarders have had!

We welcomed sixteen new Boarders and their parents to our Boarding House family this year. The Orientation Sleepover experience on Sunday, 3 February was a great success giving our new families a taste of boarding life.

    From the BoHo – 15.2.19

    What a wonderful, active start to the new school year the Boarders have had! We welcomed sixteen new Boarders and their parents to our Boarding House family this year. The Orientation Sleepover experience on Sunday, 3 February was a great success giving our new families a taste of boarding life.

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  12. Beginning 2019 as the 15th Principal of this historic school, this year is a significant one for me.

    Welcome from the Principal – 24.1.19

    Beginning 2019 as the 15th Principal of this historic school, this year is a significant one for me.

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  13. The wait is over for our International Baccalaureate (IB) students who received their results on Thursday, 3 January 2019.

    IB student Tara Dabrowski named Dux – 7.1.19

    The wait is over for our International Baccalaureate (IB) students who received their results on Thursday, 3 January 2019.

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  14. Congratulations to Anne-Maree Ma who achieved an ATAR of 99.45, placing her at the top of Canberra Girls Grammar School’s results table for students who undertook a tertiary package in the ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies (BSSS) system.

    Anne-Maree Ma is our top BSSS student for 2018 – 19.12.18

    Congratulations to Anne-Maree Ma who achieved an ATAR of 99.45, placing her at the top of Canberra Girls Grammar School’s results table for students who undertook a tertiary package in the ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies (BSSS) system.

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  15. As the term and the year draws to a close, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all students, parents and staff for the many highlights throughout 2018. There have also been challenging and sad moments for many in our community and we remember and give thanks particularly for those family members no longer with us.

    From the Acting Principal – 30.11.18

    As the term and the year draws to a close, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all students, parents and staff for the many highlights throughout 2018. There have also been challenging and sad moments for many in our community and we remember and give thanks particularly for those family members no longer with us.

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