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  1. 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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  2. The CGGS Parents & Friends Association (P&F) Raffle is back in 2019! This year proceeds from the raffle will go towards the P&F assisting the school to further improve and enhance our co-curricular activities. Check out the great prizes!

    P&F Raffle 201915 August

    The CGGS Parents & Friends Association (P&F) Raffle is back in 2019! This year proceeds from the raffle will go towards the P&F assisting the school to further improve and enhance our co-curricular activities. Check out the great prizes!

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  3. The start of a semester typically brings with it a sense of possibility, giving us the courage to hope. After three weeks of rest and revitalisation, we came back to school ready to start the next stage in our life-long learning journey. The beginning of this semester however, delivered a test of resilience none of us expected.

    First a Teacher1 August

    The start of a semester typically brings with it a sense of possibility, giving us the courage to hope. After three weeks of rest and revitalisation, we came back to school ready to start the next stage in our life-long learning journey. The beginning of this semester however, delivered a test of resilience none of us expected.

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  4. Following the passing of Dr Willsher, students, staff and community members their reflections about Dr Willsher, many wrote letters to his wife, Jenny and son, Joshua. Some just wanted to remember how he had positively affected their lives. We have chosen to share some below, along with a gallery of photos, highlighting the breadth of Dr Willsher’s reach and the faces of those who had the opportunity to listen to his wise, authentic words.

    Remembering Dr Willsher1 August

    Following the passing of Dr Willsher, students, staff and community members their reflections about Dr Willsher, many wrote letters to his wife, Jenny and son, Joshua. Some just wanted to remember how he had positively affected their lives. We have chosen to share some below, along with a gallery of photos, highlighting the breadth of Dr Willsher’s reach and the faces of those who had the opportunity to listen to his wise, authentic words.

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  5. It is with sadness we mark the passing of one of our dearest, and oldest, Grammarians. Pam died on 23 May 2019 aged 97.

    Vale - Pamela Yonge (Eddison, 1939)7 June

    It is with sadness we mark the passing of one of our dearest, and oldest, Grammarians. Pam died on 23 May 2019 aged 97.

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  6. After months of preparation, Wicked came to life at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

    Wicked wraps after sold out shows23 May

    After months of preparation, Wicked came to life at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. It has now been a week since the launch of the new Agora and uptake of the new platform has been steady.

    Agora – have you logged in yet?12 April

    It has now been a week since the launch of the new Agora and uptake of the new platform has been steady.

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  14. 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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  15. 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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