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  1. Earlier this term, a small team of dedicated students from Years 8-11 were involved in the co-curricular Drama production of “Me My-Selfie and I”. Through a series of short scenes, this one-act play humorously explored the impact of ‘the selfie’, whilst poignantly asking: “Are we making memories or missing out on them?”

    “Me, My-Selfie and I” – 2018 co-curricular Drama Production30 November

    Earlier this term, a small team of dedicated students from Years 8-11 were involved in the co-curricular Drama production of “Me My-Selfie and I”. Through a series of short scenes, this one-act play humorously explored the impact of ‘the selfie’, whilst poignantly asking: “Are we making memories or missing out on them?”

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  2. During Semester 2, the Year 9 and Year 10 Independent Learning Program (ILP) cohorts have been bursting at the seams with inventive ideas, visions, and creations.

    Independent Learning Program - showcase and links30 November

    During Semester 2, the Year 9 and Year 10 Independent Learning Program (ILP) cohorts have been bursting at the seams with inventive ideas, visions, and creations.

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  3. It gives me great pleasure to inform you that, after an exhaustive national and international search, the Canberra Girls Grammar School Board has appointed Mrs Anna Owen to be our next Principal.

    Anna Owen to become 15th Principal of CGGS19 November

    It gives me great pleasure to inform you that, after an exhaustive national and international search, the Canberra Girls Grammar School Board has appointed Mrs Anna Owen to be our next Principal.

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  4. The SRC is a group of 18 girls comprising three girls elected by their respective year group. We hold year level meetings at regular intervals, organise social discos, fundraise for our chosen charity for the year and present a gift to the school at the end of the year.

    SRC? Who are you and what do you do?16 November

    The SRC is a group of 18 girls comprising three girls elected by their respective year group. We hold year level meetings at regular intervals, organise social discos, fundraise for our chosen charity for the year and present a gift to the school at the end of the year.

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  5. The Music Academy’s Spring Concert was held on the last day of October. Set in the Chapel of the Annunciation, small ensembles from both the Junior and Senior School played a varied repertoire of pieces. The acoustics of the Chapel were just perfect to enjoy the ensembles, and the handbells were once again a great hit.

    Spring Concert16 November

    The Music Academy’s Spring Concert was held on the last day of October. Set in the Chapel of the Annunciation, small ensembles from both the Junior and Senior School played a varied repertoire of pieces. The acoustics of the Chapel were just perfect to enjoy the ensembles, and the handbells were once again a great hit.

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  6. As one entered the Sydney International Regatta Centre early on Saturday, 3 November for the shed’s first interstate regatta of the season – the Loreto Normanhurst Regatta - one could tell it was going to be a hot and windy day. So it proved to be, with perhaps the strongest winds (headwinds) we have had, without the regatta being cancelled.

    Rowing season off to a strong start16 November

    As one entered the Sydney International Regatta Centre early on Saturday, 3 November for the shed’s first interstate regatta of the season – the Loreto Normanhurst Regatta - one could tell it was going to be a hot and windy day. So it proved to be, with perhaps the strongest winds (headwinds) we have had, without the regatta being cancelled.

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  7. Mt Jagungal loomed above me the trees and rocks that had seemed so small earlier in the day now seemed to stretch up to the sky. I turned around to see everyone else’s stunned faces, except for Mr Crisp, who seemed to be grinning. It was then that I became more determined than ever to conquer the mountain.

    Conquering the lonely giant16 November

    Mt Jagungal loomed above me the trees and rocks that had seemed so small earlier in the day now seemed to stretch up to the sky. I turned around to see everyone else’s stunned faces, except for Mr Crisp, who seemed to be grinning. It was then that I became more determined than ever to conquer the mountain.

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  8. I went on this trip with a fear of mountain biking.

I came back with a love for it.

    Let’s ride: bikes, brumbies and bearings on the Cooleman Plains16 November

    I went on this trip with a fear of mountain biking. I came back with a love for it.

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  9. The 2018 Australian Night of Mathematics was held at Radford College on Tuesday, 13 November.

    Top Mathematics students recognised15 November

    The 2018 Australian Night of Mathematics was held at Radford College on Tuesday, 13 November.

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  10. This week, two Year 12 students officially signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to accept Scholarships in the USA. Tallulah Farrow (Year 12 Robertson) has accepted a Tennis Scholarship at the University of Colorado Boulder and joining her stateside will be Rosie Schweizer (Year 12 Glebe), who received a full Scholarship to play Basketball for George Mason University in Virginia, USA. Way to go!

    Student Achievements15 November

    This week, two Year 12 students officially signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to accept Scholarships in the USA. Tallulah Farrow (Year 12 Robertson) has accepted a Tennis Scholarship at the University of Colorado Boulder and joining her stateside will be Rosie Schweizer (Year 12 Glebe), who received a full Scholarship to play Basketball for George Mason University in Virginia, USA. Way to go!

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  11. After three days of tough competition and some shocking weather, the CGGS Equestrian Team won the inaugural ACT Interschools’ Equestrian Champions.

    Equestrian team wins inaugural ACT Championships14 November

    After three days of tough competition and some shocking weather, the CGGS Equestrian Team won the inaugural ACT Interschools’ Equestrian Champions.

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  12. Senior Drama production - Dearest Eugenia Haggis9 November

    Presenting DEAREST EUGENIA HAGGIS, the heartwarming yet tragic tale of Mr Blind Johnny Knoll - an old blind man from a small English town who is yet to find true love. He faces his chance at love in the form of Miss Eugenia Haggis, an eccentric woman who is looking for a place to stay as she is pursued by the local gang of troublemakers. It could be the perfect match, except for one thing - Miss Pauline Khenghis' obsessive attachment to Mr Blind Johnny Knoll.

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  13. Skip the cooking and Netflix and join our Year 9-10 co-curricular Drama students as they present a dramedy, Me, My-Selfie and I at the CGGS Drama Centre.

    Mid-week canapes and entertainment sorted!5 November

    Skip the cooking and Netflix and join our Year 9-10 co-curricular Drama students as they present a dramedy, Me, My-Selfie and I at the CGGS Drama Centre.

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  14. On the evening of Monday, 3 December at Llewellyn Hall, the Senior School will come together to celebrate 2018 and acknowledge student award winners from Years 7 to 10. This event will also showcase drama, dance and musical performances by our students – it promises to be a colourful and entertaining evening for all.

    Celebrating 2018 - book now!1 November

    On the evening of Monday, 3 December at Llewellyn Hall, the Senior School will come together to celebrate 2018 and acknowledge student award winners from Years 7 to 10. This event will also showcase drama, dance and musical performances by our students – it promises to be a colourful and entertaining evening for all.

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  15. Congratulations to Grace Carter (Year 11 Burgmann) who has been accepted to attend the Gondwana National Choral School for the 7th time! Grace was one of the soloists at the Music Academy’s Together in Music Concert in April this year. Grace will sing with the internationally renowned Gondwana Voices and has been attending the Choral School since she was 10. The Choral School takes place over 2 weeks in January at the University of New South Wales, with the final public concerts (which are always a sell-out) held at the University Mathews Theatre. Well done Grace!

    Student Achievements31 October

    Congratulations to Grace Carter (Year 11 Burgmann) who has been accepted to attend the Gondwana National Choral School for the 7th time! Grace was one of the soloists at the Music Academy’s Together in Music Concert in April this year. Grace will sing with the internationally renowned Gondwana Voices and has been attending the Choral School since she was 10. The Choral School takes place over 2 weeks in January at the University of New South Wales, with the final public concerts (which are always a sell-out) held at the University Mathews Theatre. Well done Grace!

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