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  1. A group of CGGS staff and students are taking part in the Push For Better, 21-day Push-Up Challenge to raise funds for Headspace – the National Youth Mental Health Foundation.

    Promoting the link between physical activity and mental health22 May

    A group of CGGS staff and students are taking part in the Push For Better, 21-day Push-Up Challenge to raise funds for Headspace – the National Youth Mental Health Foundation.

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  2. Last year we introduced a new tradition, based on an old custom, by providing each student and member of staff with a currant bun on Founders’ Day.

    A Grammarian's recipe for Founders' Day8 May

    Last year we introduced a new tradition, based on an old custom, by providing each student and member of staff with a currant bun on Founders’ Day.

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  3. Today, on Founders’ Day, we remember and celebrate the Community of Sisters of the Church who founded our School 94 years ago. It is a day to reflect upon our shared values that have developed from the strength and commitment of our founders and how they worked together with the community to build a place of education and faith.

    Memories from Founders’ Days past8 May

    Today, on Founders’ Day, we remember and celebrate the Community of Sisters of the Church who founded our School 94 years ago. It is a day to reflect upon our shared values that have developed from the strength and commitment of our founders and how they worked together with the community to build a place of education and faith.

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  4. As a community, we still have the opportunity to participate in the annual Mother’s Day Classic as it goes virtual in 2020.

    Mother’s Day Classic goes virtual!9 April

    As a community, we still have the opportunity to participate in the annual Mother’s Day Classic as it goes virtual in 2020.

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  5. While Anzac Day is still a few weeks away, our Defence School Mentor, Ms Cate Harvey, has been preparing a presentation for our CGGS community which will be available via Agora on Friday afternoon, 25 April for families to download and view when our Anzac Assemblies would usually be taking place (on Tuesday, 28 April), or on Anzac Day itself.

    Commemorating Anzac Day…from a distance9 April

    While Anzac Day is still a few weeks away, our Defence School Mentor, Ms Cate Harvey, has been preparing a presentation for our CGGS community which will be available via Agora on Friday afternoon, 25 April for families to download and view when our Anzac Assemblies would usually be taking place (on Tuesday, 28 April), or on Anzac Day itself.

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  6. Members of The Music Academy Faculty have come together to provide uplifting music performances for the CGGS community to share and connect during these social distancing times.

    Uplifting our community through music9 April

    Members of The Music Academy Faculty have come together to provide uplifting music performances for the CGGS community to share and connect during these social distancing times.

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  7. For many of us, Holy Week and Easter will be a very different experience this year, but perhaps an experience that allows us to grapple with the message of God’s love and forgiveness in a meaningful way.

    Holy Week and Easter9 April

    For many of us, Holy Week and Easter will be a very different experience this year, but perhaps an experience that allows us to grapple with the message of God’s love and forgiveness in a meaningful way.

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  8. Update regarding COVID-1926 March

    Canberra Girls Grammar School is open and continuing to deliver its education program both online and on campus for those students whose parents are delivering essential services for our city.

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  9. The Lifeline Mental Health Ambassador Program trains school students in supporting their peers. Alongside another group of girls, I took part in a two-day course where girls from Years 9-11 learn how to support others while looking after ourselves. We explored different mental health conditions and how to support someone with them, while also respecting our own mental health and boundaries. We also learnt how to start those difficult conversations, and how to listen properly and ensure our girls feel like they are being heard.

    Supporting others and looking after ourselves26 March

    The Lifeline Mental Health Ambassador Program trains school students in supporting their peers. Alongside another group of girls, I took part in a two-day course where girls from Years 9-11 learn how to support others while looking after ourselves. We explored different mental health conditions and how to support someone with them, while also respecting our own mental health and boundaries. We also learnt how to start those difficult conversations, and how to listen properly and ensure our girls feel like they are being heard.

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  10. It has become a tradition for many of our boarders to participate in the Canberra Mother’s Day Classic – often with their own mums who visit Canberra for the weekend to mark the occasion.

    Join our boarders at Mother’s Day Classic13 March

    It has become a tradition for many of our boarders to participate in the Canberra Mother’s Day Classic – often with their own mums who visit Canberra for the weekend to mark the occasion.

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  11. In May we will again throw our support behind raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research through participation in the Canberra Mother’s Day Classic.

    Register now for 2020 Mother’s Day Classic28 February

    In May we will again throw our support behind raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research through participation in the Canberra Mother’s Day Classic.

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  12. Since 2007, CGGS has partnered with Antipodeans to provide out-of-the-box adventure travel opportunities that are definitely not off-the-shelf.

    Experiential learning with Antipodeans28 February

    Since 2007, CGGS has partnered with Antipodeans to provide out-of-the-box adventure travel opportunities that are definitely not off-the-shelf.

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  13. The School community rejoiced late last year as we heard the news that The Reverend Jenny Willsher would be joining CGGS as the full-time School Chaplain. Since commencing at the start of this year, Reverend Jenny’s cheerful disposition and desire to make the most of every day has seen her quickly, and warmly embraced by students and staff alike.

    Getting to know The Reverend Jenny Willsher14 February

    The School community rejoiced late last year as we heard the news that The Reverend Jenny Willsher would be joining CGGS as the full-time School Chaplain. Since commencing at the start of this year, Reverend Jenny’s cheerful disposition and desire to make the most of every day has seen her quickly, and warmly embraced by students and staff alike.

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  14. Canberra Girls Grammar School Senior campus remains open.

    CGGS Senior School campus open7 January

    Canberra Girls Grammar School Senior campus remains open.

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  15. Canberra Girls Grammar School Senior campus is open from today, Monday 6 January 2020.

    CGGS Senior School campus open6 January

    Canberra Girls Grammar School Senior campus is open from today, Monday 6 January 2020.

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